The Stockbridge City Council voted in favor of earmarking $350,000 for the rehabilitation of an alleyway in downtown Stockbridge, but exactly where those funds are coming from is not entirely clear.
If the City Council approves the proposal, the Stockbridge city election would include a question on whether or not licensed restaurants or other establishments could sell alcohol by the drink as early at 11 a.m. on Sundays, rather than 12:30 p.m.
According to Randy Knighton, Stockbridge city manager, the developers wanted more time to review the proposed development standards for the area and asked the vote be moved to the next Stockbridge City Council meeting.
The city of Stockbridge wants to know where their sewer infrastructure has been compromised. The city is seeking bids for what is officially titled the “Smith Barnes Sewer Basin Rehabilitation Project – Phase I” project, which will involve a closed-circuit television camera going through approximately 28,500 feet of sewer line.
According to a release from Alexander, the discussion topics at the event will include a youth center, a senior center, a possible Stockbridge amphitheater, community improvement districts for Ga. Highway 138 and Eagles Landing Parkway, sidewalks and trails in Stockbridge and fiber optics.
The city manager provided residents with information on what a SPLOST can and cannot do and what cities and the county can and cannot put on the referendum for county voters.
As part of Georgia Cities Week, the city of Stockbridge and City Councilman Elton Alexander held their 4th annual Trail Alive event on Saturday, April 27. The event was intended to promote health and wellness in a family-friendly, active environment.
Randy Knighton, Stockbridge city manager, said he expects the city to put the bid out within a week. Knighton said the bid will be out for 30 days before it comes back for the approval of the City Council.
The third annual First Responders Appreciation Luncheon will be held Monday at the Merle Manders Conference Center in Stockbridge. The event is sponsored by Stockbridge City Councilman Alphonso Thomas and District 4 County Commissioner Vivian Thomas.
The teenagers, a part of youth councils from around the state, participated in educational group activities, presentations and discussions focusing on leadership and local government. The event was the first-ever partnership between the Stockbridge Youth Council and the Georgia Municipal Association.