Thursday, April 18, 2013
The new five-member board heard three requests for variances and elected a chairman and vice-chair at its inaugural meeting.
The city of Peachtree Corners held its first Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on Wednesday hearing three requests for variances from Chase Bank. The financial institution plans on building a branch on the corner of Peachtree Parkway and Peachtree Corners Circle. All five members attended; Eric Christ, Amreeta Regmi, Wayne Knox, Marcia Brandes and Jim Blum. Michelle Rothmeier, an attorney representing Chase Bank presented the three requests which involved the Peachtree Corners Overlay District. Diana Wheeler, the city's community development director provided an overview along with the city's recommendations on the three variance requests. Wheeler recommended that the first two variance requests be allowed. The additional parking was needed …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals members for the City of Peachtree Corners are now in place.
Tuesday evening the City of Peachtree Corners made another big leap along the path of getting itself fully operational as Gwinnett County's newest city. "This is an historic event," said Acting City Clerk Joan Jones as she prepared to swear in the nine citizens who make up the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals. The 10th member, Wayne Knox, was not able to attend. The meeting was held at the Fowler YMCA. For the 10 new members chosen to fill the volunteer posts it was a two and a half week journey filled with resumes, questionnaires and interviews. Diana Wheeler, the city's Community Development Director addressed the new board members saying, "Congratulations for participating in the rigorous, competitive selection process. …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The 10 Peachtree Corners men and women who have been selected to serve on the new board are slated to be sworn in Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 7:00 p.m.
Reminder: There will be a Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals Training Session and Organization Meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 7:00 p.m. at the Fowler YMCA. The training session includes: A session for the 10 men and women who will serve on the two five-member boards which will include roles and responsibilities of the two boards, orientation to zoning, review of by-laws and other items. The organization meeting agenda: Swearing in of the Planning Commissioners and Zoning Board of Appeals members. Related article: City Names Planning Commission, ZBA Board Members Keep up with Peachtree Corners news. Subscribe to the Peachtree Corners Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Five Peachtree Corners residents have been selected to serve on the city's first Zoning Board of Appeals. Here are a few fast facts about the three men and two women who make up the citizen board.
Peachtree Corners new Zoning Board of Appeals will be sworn in Tuesday night. A training session and organization meeting will take place at the Fowler YMCA beginning at 7:00 p.m. To help you get to know the ZBA members, following are the names of each along with brief background information. But first a basic description of their duties: Citizen volunteers make up the five-member board, the duties and responsibilities include reviewing and issuing rulings related to variance requests and appeals of administrative decisions. The ZBA's decisions are not subject to a review by City Council. The decisions can only be appealed to Gwinnett County Superior Court. Marcia Brandes:, Dist. 1, Current occupation: Retired Business Owner Peachtree …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
A three-member panel presented final recommendations to fill seats of the two citizen-based commissions.
Tuesday evening was a time to celebrate for the Mayor and City Council, the evening marked one more important step for the city. The men and women selected to the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals were approved Tuesday night. Filling the five-member Zoning Board of Appeals: And the five members named for the Planning Commission: Charged with selecting the members to fill the seats were Lynette Howard, the Dist. 2 Commissioner on the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners, John Kachmar, city consultant and Pond & Company's Michelle Alexander, the acting liason for the city. "We had 31 fantastic applicants," announced Howard during her presentation to the City Council. "Applicants were also selected so that all three voting …