Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Thanks to a reallocation of funds from the Lilburn CID, the total SPLOST contribution is now $809,000.
Wednesday, March 6
The Gwinnett County board of commissioners approved an agreement Tuesday with the city of Lilburn to provide additional funding for the Main Street relocation project. The additional funding amounts to $164,000, which is coming from a reallocation of SPLOST dollars from the Lilburn Community Improvement District. Recently, the county asked all of the community improvement districts to consider such changes to help projects that were "shovel-ready." In 2011, Gwinnett County provided an initial SPLOST sales tax allocation of approximately $645,000 for construction of the Main Street project. With the additional Lilburn CID reallocation, the total SPLOST contribution is now $809,000. -- Do you think the Main Street realignment project is a …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Lilburn Community Improvement District will have input sessions Feb. 21 and 25 for two projects involving U.S. Highway 29.
Tuesday, February 19
The Lilburn Community Improvement District (CID) is asking those who live and work in the area to provide input during two upcoming public information meetings. Together, the meetings are about improving U.S. Highway 29. Gerald McDowell, executive director of the Lilburn CID, said the public input sessions are vitally important parts of these planning efforts. "Both projects are key to our area’s continued growth and vitality, and we are excited to have this opportunity to share details with our stakeholders and partners," McDowell said. "We encourage CID property owners, business owners, schools, organizations and residents to take part in both meetings and provide us with input on these plans," he added. The CID is coordinating its …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The Lilburn Community Improvement District has a new logo -- the first new one since the organization began in 2010.
Thursday, February 14
The Lilburn Community Improvement District (CID) is pleased to announce the introduction of a newly created logo as an enhancement to ongoing CID efforts. Executive Director Gerald McDowell said the former logo had carried over since the CID’s launch in early 2010. The previous image originated during the CID’s foundational efforts with the Lilburn Community Partnership. The new logo design will provide a more distinctive presentation connected with the CID’s overall goals and objectives. “We wanted an image and identity that speaks to our commitment to redevelopment and revitalization for the greater Lilburn area,” McDowell said. “We believe that this logo will help us to better communicate the CID’s vision for our stakeholders and …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Each week, Patch sits down with a Lilburn luminary -- one person in Lilburn who's making things happen in Greater Lilburn.
This week, Patch introduces a new feature: Lilburn Luminaries, a Q&A with someone in Lilburn who's making a difference. Starting off the series is an interview with Gerald McDowell, the director of the Lilburn Community Improvement District. The CID is an organization made possible by businesses that tax themselves to raise funds for area improvements. (Click on the link to read a Patch profile of McDowell.) Patch: What's keeping the Lilburn CID busy these days? McDowell: We have two studies that will be starting in the next 30 days. One is an access management study – this study will focus on both sides of Highway 29 from Pleasant Hill Road to Postal Way to determine better access possibilities between parcels (and businesses). The other …