Public Hearings – November 28, 2017 at the Demorest Municipal Building

NOTICE OF PROPOSED BUDGET PUBLIC HEARINGS

Public hearings regarding the proposed fiscal year 2018 budget for the City of Demorest shall be conducted on November 28, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. and December 5, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Demorest Municipal Building located at 125 Ivy Street in Demorest. A draft of the proposed budget shall be available for inspection and review at City Hall, 546 Georgia Street, Demorest, Georgia. The proposed budget shall be submitted to the Mayor and Council for consideration on December 5, 2017 during the City Council Meeting that begins at 6:30 p.m.

Any person wishing to be heard on the budget may appear and be heard during the public hearings. O.C.G.A. § 36-81-5.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Mayor and Council of the City of Demorest shall conduct public hearings regarding an ordinance amending personnel policies and procedures; to repeal conflicting ordinances; to provide for severability; to provide for an effective date; and for other purposes during the meetings of the Mayor and Council on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 and Tuesday, December 5, 2017 that begin at 6:30 p.m.

The public is invited to attend and be heard.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ABANDON A PORTION OF MCMILLAN AVENUE

Notice is hereby given that the City of Demorest, by and through the Mayor and Council, intends to declare that a portion of a certain City street known as McMillan Avenue no longer serves a substantial public purpose and that the Mayor and Council intend to declare a portion of McMillan Avenue abandoned; hence, such portion of McMillan Avenue shall cease to be a public roadway. The portion of McMillan Avenue that shall be abandoned if approved by the Mayor and Council is described as follows:

All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 45 of the 10th Land District of Habersham County, Georgia beginning at the northern end of McMillan Avenue where McMillan Avenue intersects with an unopened street that connects to Ohio Street and Hazel Avenue and continuing to the mark across McMillan Avenue identified on the sketch that is attached hereto as “Exhibit A” and incorporated herein by reference.

The sketch referenced herein that depicts the roadway to be abandoned is on file with the City of Demorest, 546 Georgia Street, Demorest, Georgia 30535 and is available for public review during regular business hours of such office.

The following parties have or may have an interest in the property adjoining the portion of the roadway to be abandoned: Matthew G. Crews and Elizabeth T. Crews, Theresa M. Benischek, and Gary Parker and Linda Parker.

The Mayor and Council of the City of Demorest shall conduct this abandonment pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 32-7-2, et. seq. A public hearing for the purpose of receiving comments on the proposed abandonment will be held at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Mayor and City Council on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Demorest Municipal Building located at 125 Ivy Street.

All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard.