Commissioners vocalize annexation concerns at legislative luncheon

Attendees at the legislative luncheon (Henry County photo) Henry County commissioners and members of the local legislative delegation held a joint luncheon this week to discuss issues affecting Henry County and the county's legislative priorities. A major topic raised by commissioners was the effect annexation is having on the county's development. Annexation is the method... Continue Reading →

BOC rejects resolution limiting public comment

The Henry County Board of Commissioners considered a resolution during their meeting on Tuesday, October 15, to amend county code to limit public comment during board meetings. The proposal was defeated after separate motions to reduce the time period per speaker and change public comments’ place in the meeting agenda failed to receive a second.... Continue Reading →

BOC approves application for federal transportation funding

The Henry County commissioners approved the county's selection of projects at today's meeting to be submitted to the Atlanta Regional Commission for consideration to receive federal transportation funding. The projects, comprised of roadway widening projects and roadway resurfacing, will be competitively evaluated against other submissions from across the metropolitan Atlanta region. ARC holds the project... Continue Reading →

Henry County to consider application for federal transportation dollars on Tuesday

Henry County commissioners will consider applying for federal transportation dollars during their meeting on Tuesday, October 1. Projects approved will be submitted to the Atlanta Regional Commission for consideration as part of ARC's 2019 project solicitation. If awarded, federal transportation dollars cover eighty percent of project costs. The remaining twenty percent is required to be... Continue Reading →

Residents prioritize Bethlehem Road interchange but a partisan split has the project stalled

In a recent poll conducted by Moving Henry Forward, local residents ranked the proposed Bethlehem Road interchange as one of their top priorities among planned transportation projects in the county, but a partisan split on the board of commissioners has stalled the project. County commissioners tabled a contract to award preliminary engineering for the interchange... Continue Reading →

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