"The council read the review, listened to some of the concerns of the citizens and they tabled the request for annexation," said White.
Oakwood City Council members have voted for a resolution to create a new position for both a building inspector and code enforcement officer.
Oakwood has a new police chief. St. Marys Police Chief Tim Hatch has been named to the post effective April 22, replacing longtime Chief Randall Moon, who retired March 1.
House Bill 302 did not make it through crossover day. It focused on the local control of building design standards. City Manager Stan Brown said they resolved to oppose it just in case.
From the moment a police officer talked about bicycle safety when Randall Moon was in second grade, law enforcement has been both a passion and career for the man who has served as Oakwood police chief since 1994.
The complex, proposed by GAH Holding LLC, is geared towards students attending the University of North Georgia. A development representative presented their plan at Monday's council meeting. The design features four, five story buildings with a pod-style layout.
A private developer’s plans for a 488-bedroom complex — or 122 four-bedroom “pods” spread over four five-story buildings — was approved Monday, Feb. 11, by the Oakwood City Council.