A proposed development of up to 300 apartment units and 99 townhomes next to the Barrow Crossing shopping center cleared another hurdle Tuesday.
The Winder City Council is set to consider next week a request to rezone roughly 67 acres east of the Barrow Crossing shopping center and south of Highway 316, which would allow for a large mixed-use, multi-family residential development to be built.
Following the recommendation of the city’s planning board and staff, the Winder City Council on Tuesday, July 7, voted down a proposal to annex and rezone more than 200 acres of land just south of Atlanta Highway and west of Pine Hills Golf Club that would have eventually allowed for a large residential subdivision of nearly 400 single-family homes to be built.
The City of Winder plans to implement two-hour parking limits throughout much of the downtown area.
New Winder city administrator Mandi Cody is still settling in after being hired last month by the city council and has barely had one full week on the job.
The Winder City Council on Tuesday, June 23, unanimously approved a $43.15 million total operating budget for the city for Fiscal Year 2021, representing a 1.6-percent decrease from the current fiscal year, which ends June 30.
The Winder City Council made the hiring of Mandi Cody as the new city administrator official last week, unanimously approving an employment agreement with her during a called meeting Thursday, June 11.
On April 9, the City of Winder issued a proclamation announcing April as Safe Digging Month.
The City of Winder hopes to put out to bid, as soon as this summer, a major reclamation of and safety improvements for Linwood Avenue and Mimosa Street — a project that has been on the city’s radar for a decade.
The Winder City Council approved first reading of an update to the city’s comprehensive zoning ordinance and the replacement of a bridge at the city-owned Chimneys golf course during a called teleconference meeting Tuesday, March 31.