July 25, 2017

Heard County BOC Agenda (07/25/17)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING July 25, 2017 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III. PUBLIC HEARING – Request to Rezone – Brandy Woods, 3253 Bevis Road, Franklin, Georgia IV.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES -- June 27,2017 V.   AMEND AGENDA   VI.  NEW BUSINESS      a.  Decision on Request to … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Minutes (06/01/17)

FRANKLIN MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING June 01, 2017 The Mayor and Council of the City of Franklin, Georgia, met in regular session Thursday, June 1, 2017 at City Hall at 6:30 p.m.  All councilmembers were in attendance. Mayor Rogers began the meeting by welcoming everyone in attendance and gave the invocation.  Councilmember Almond lead the pledge to the … [Read more...]

No ATV Park for Heard County

(Atlanta, GA) -- In a press release issued by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources today, the State of Georgia indicated it will no longer pursue the proposed ATV park at the Bush Head Shoals site near the Chattahoochee River just east of Franklin. The state-owned tract consists of 700 acres and the state was eligible to receive $1.1 million in … [Read more...]

Heard County officials using propane cannon trying to rid dump of buzzards

(Franklin, GA) -- Propane cannon fire is the latest tactic being implemented by Heard County officials in an attempt to disperse a large amount of buzzards that have taken up residence at the Old Field Road garbage convenience center. The Old Field Road center is the largest and most used in the county. For the last several months, the propane cannon or … [Read more...]

Senator Brass speaks at Ephesus Library

(Ephesus) -- On Tuesday night, June 30th, Senator Matt Brass was the guest speaker at Ephesus Public Library. Mayor Denney Rogers introduced him, and Senator Brass told us a little bit about his political start, and what bills he has been working on. He then took questions from the audience. Thank you, Senator Brass, for a wonderful and informative … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (06/27/17)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING June 27, 2017 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES -- May 23, 2017 and June 13,2017 IV.   AMEND AGENDA   V.  NEW BUSINESS      a.  Approve 2017-2018 Budget b.  Discuss Appointment to Heard County Board of Family and Children Services … [Read more...]

BOC Meeting Notes (05/23/17)

(Franklin/Times-Jorunal) -- Heard County Board of Commissioners met on May 23, 2017 at 5:00 pm in the courthouse for a SPLOST workshop. The board discussed plans for the proposed 2019 SPLOST dollars and listened to the requests made by the Road Department, Heard County EMS and Heard County Sheriff office for the projects planned that would receive the … [Read more...]

Heard County BOC Agenda (05/23/17)

AGENDA HEARD COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING May 23, 2017 – 6:30 P.M. I.  CALL TO ORDER II.  WELCOME, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE TO THE FLAG III.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES (April 25,2017) IV.   AMEND AGENDA   V.  NEW BUSINESS      a.   Discuss ATV Park – Mr. David Barker, Heard County Resident b.   Discuss Appointments to Heard County Board of Elections – Mr. … [Read more...]

Public Meeting Held On Proposed ATV Park In Heard County

(Franklin/Times-Journal) -- A public meeting was held Tuesday, May 16, at the Heard County Extension office concerning the proposed ATV Park. The meeting was held to allow residents to ask questions and voice their opinions on the proposed park. Many attending showed strong opposition to building it on the Bush Head Shoals State Park property. Bush Head … [Read more...]

Franklin City Council Minutes (04/06/17)

FRANKLIN MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING April 6, 2017 The Mayor and Council of the City of Franklin, Georgia, met in regular session Thursday, April 10, 2017 at City Hall at 6:30 p.m.  All council members were in attendance except Councilwoman Bradfield. Mayor Rogers began the meeting by welcoming everyone in attendance and gave the invocation.  Councilman … [Read more...]