A 216-townhome complex proposed on 47 acres off Oakwood Road, east of McEver Road, was recommended for denial Monday, Oct. 19, by the Oakwood Planning Commission.
An extended-stay hotel proposal may have new life in Oakwood.
Oakwood City Council members passed the millage rate 4-1 at their meeting Monday night, as well as unanimously passing budget amendments for fiscal years 2019 and 2020.
Oakwood is proposing to keep its tax rate the same, but that could still mean a tax hike for some homeowners.
Nearly 300 new apartments could be coming to a plot off Falcon Parkway/Ga. 13 in Oakwood, but the complex doesn’t yet meet the city’s vision for development in that area.
Plans for an extended-stay hotel have a better shot at becoming reality in Oakwood, after the city made a change in its land-use plan to allow that use.
Oakwood has a new community development director. Sandy Weinel takes over for B.R. White, who was promoted to city manager in March after the retirement of longtime city manager Stan Brown.
Oakwood’s new splash pad could be open this summer. There is “no definitive date as of this moment,” City Manager B.R. White said Wednesday, June 10.
“The overall site civil plans haven’t been approved as of to date,” Oakwood City Manager B.R. White said. “The erosion, sediment and pollution control plan has been approved, and we have issued a clearing and grubbing permit only.”