The two touted the town hall as a way that people can get together, regardless of political differences, with last year’s Eagles Landing cityhood movement cited as a specific example of a political difference.
The company, which centers its business around the cutting and procession of flat, automotive and functional glass, will create 21 new jobs in Stockbridge at the initial opening of the factory.
At the event, Ford invites members of the community to schedule one-on-one appointments with him to discuss any topic of interest. The series is ongoing throughout the 2019 calendar year and is typically held on the fourth Monday of every month.
The Stockbridge City Council approved their SPLOST project list at their meeting on Monday, a project list that reflected a 70/30 revenue split.
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.