Fayette County

BOC debates Transportation Committee makeup

There’s no time to change horses midstream, but the County Board of Commissioners may consider changes to the makeup of their Transportation Committee in the future. Early year housekeeping saw commissioners Randy Ognio and Charles Oddo and staff members Phil Mallon and Carlos Christian reappointed to the Transportation Committee, but the process could change in…

County hosting surplus vehicle, equipment auction April 13

Fayette County is preparing for its first live surplus action in nearly a decade. On Saturday, April 13, the surplus vehicle and equipment auction will include trucks, heavy equipment, office furniture, bikes, and more. There will also be brand name items like Versace, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Chloe, Fendi, Nike, Puma, and more, including shoes, jewelry, glasses, collectibles,…

County, F’ville talk connection for new city hall project

As the City of Fayetteville pushes forward on big picture plans for their new city hall and surrounding green space, they are reaching out to the county to discuss ways to create connectivity between the two government offices. At Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting, Brian Wismer, Downtown Development Director for the City of…

Ognio asks for public comment time limits

Chairman Randy Ognio wants the County Board of Commissioners to rethink allowing unlimited public comments at their meetings.  In end of meeting commissioner’s comments at Thursday night’s meeting, Ognio proposed a change to public comments.  “I think we might look at changing that, if it’s okay with everybody, and limit it to just five minutes…

County, PTC WASA to help federal employees with water bills

As federal employees continue to face the fallout from the government shutdown, local entities are working to ease the burden.  At Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting, County Administrator Steve Rapson announced both the county’s water department and the Peachtree City Water and Sewage Authority (WASA) are working on a deferment plan to ensure…

Friend request denied: ‘Religious Freedom’ bill support helped push $750M Facebook center away from Fayette

While several speakers at Thursday’s County Board of Commissioners warned of potential negative consequences from continuing to support the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), it was confirmed that it already played a part in Fayette County losing out on a massive project. As part of the discussion, Fayette was revealed to be the favorite…

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