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Buford

Italian manufacturer to open first U.S. facility in Buford

August 2, 2019

Gainesville Times

Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday, Aug. 1, that Rivacold, a manufacturer of refrigeration systems, will create 140 jobs and invest $5 million in a new facility in Buford. The jobs will include skilled positions in manufacturing.

Buford to set 2019 millage rate, 2020 budget

August 2, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Buford commissioners are proposing a 2019 millage rate of 12.70 mills which will result in an increase in property taxes of 7.11 percent.

Buford approves permit for boat repair, tables carwash

July 8, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The special use permit was approved with conditions including a requirement that all boat parts, junk vehicles, or equipment may not be stored outdoors and all repairs must be done inside the building.

Buford increases natural gas base charge

July 8, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Buford Commissioners voted recently to increase the natural gas base charge rate by one dollar per month. The increase took place July 1 and will remain in place for each of the next 3 years to help the city balance operating costs.

Buford releases Americans with Disabilities Act transition plan

April 18, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

As required by law, Buford has conducted a self-evaluation of its services, programs, activities, and facilities on public property and within public rights-of-way, and has developed an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan detailing the methods to be used to ensure compliance with ADA accessibility requirements.