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Winder council wants more details on cost of golf course restrooms

January 13, 2020

Barrow News-Journal

The Winder City Council is generally supportive of building new public restrooms at the city-owned Chimneys golf course but was not comfortable with the price proposed at its work session Monday, Jan. 6.

Winder council wants more details on cost of golf course restrooms

January 9, 2020

Barrow News-Journal

The Winder City Council is generally supportive of building new public restrooms at the city-owned Chimneys golf course but was not comfortable with the price proposed at its work session Monday, Jan. 6.

Winder council approves new depot building lease with chamber

December 26, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The Winder City Council, during a called meeting following its Thursday, Dec. 19 work session, approved a new one-year lease agreement with the chamber for 2020, and the agreement has four automatic one-year renewals beginning Jan. 1, 2021.

Winder DDA approves $7.3 million in bonds for new DFCS facility

December 26, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The Winder Downtown Development Authority board, during its Thursday, Dec. 19 meeting, approved the sale of $7.3 million in bonds to facilitate the construction of a new Division of Family and Children Services building, which the authority will own after 15 years.

Winder council approves wastewater rate increase

December 5, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The Winder City Council, during its Tuesday, Dec. 3 meeting, approved raising the city’s wastewater rates for the remainder of its fiscal year as it attempts to close an operating deficit in the city’s sewer fund.

Winder council approves rezoning, annexation of land for apartment complex

December 5, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The Winder City Council approved annexation and rezoning requests Tuesday, Dec. 3, that will allow for the development of an apartment complex, which advocates for the project say will provide much-needed workforce housing inside the city.

Barrow County, City of Winder remain apart on two SDS issues

December 2, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

Barrow County and the City of Winder have yet to resolve two outstanding service-delivery issues, and a court-ordered mediation session earlier this month did not yield any agreements, leaving both parties uncertain about when the issue will be put to rest and when an updated service-delivery strategy agreement will be put in place.

Winder council meeting schedule changed

November 21, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The Winder City Council has altered its meeting schedule for the remainder of the year, and the change is likely to take effect through next year as well.

Winder council passes resolution supporting local design standards for residences

September 12, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

The Winder City Council, on Tuesday, Sept. 10, unanimously passed a resolution signaling its support for locally-established building design standards for residential dwellings, a topic that has been a hot-button issue among the state legislature.

Three council races to be contested in Winder; three to run for mayor in Statham

August 26, 2019

Barrow News-Journal

There will be three contested city council races in Winder this fall, while Mayor David Maynard appears to be heading for a third term.

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