Following a public hearing, the Lilburn City Council voted to approved text amendments to the Lilburn Zoning Ordinance of 2011.
Geocaching is an outdoor activity that involves participants using a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches.”
The purpose of the new policy is to create a unified strategy for citizens wanting to honor an individual or group connected to the city through signage on or near a bench, bicycle rack, or flagpole.
Voters will need to choose between incumbent Council Member Scott Batterton and challenger John Patrick Abellera.
The 6-member Merit Board is tasked with representing the interest of the public in the improvement of personnel administration and the selection of qualified staff and personnel for the city.
Lilburn residents will vote in the Nov. 5 general municipal election on a referendum authorizing the city to permit and regulate Sunday sales of distilled spirits and/or alcoholic beverages by the drink from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
All voting to elect the mayor and two city council members takes place at Lilburn City Hall, regardless of county polling places. Only residents of the city who are registered to vote with the State of Georgia are eligible to vote in municipal elections.
The Lilburn City Council joined other cities in Georgia, including nearby Duluth, to approve a professional agreement with RedSpeed USA for the installation of school zone speed cameras.
Other conditions of approval prohibit body or paint repair, outside storage or outside displays. There was no objection from the public.
The proposed residential development includes 4 single family detached lots and 29 attached townhomes, each with 2-car garage and minimum 1,400-square feet of heated area.