Henry County considering bonds worth $180 million for capital projects

The Henry County Board of Commissioners heard a presentation this month unveiling how the county may finance its lengthy list of capital projects. Notable projects on the list include a convention center / arena, amphitheater, and new courthouse. Davenport, the county's financial consultant, has broken the list into several funding mechanisms. The majority of options... Continue Reading →

ARC opens TIP Project Solicitation

The Atlanta Regional Commission started accepting applications this week from local governments to receive federal dollars towards transportation projects. Over $450 million dollars are available to be awarded over the next six fiscal years. The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Project Solicitation is conducted biannually by the ARC to award funding for roadway projects, public transit... Continue Reading →

BOC August 20 Preview

The Henry County Board of Commissioners will consider four planning & zoning items on Tuesday, August 20, at 6:30 pm. Meetings are held at the Henry County Administration Building located on Henry Parkway in McDonough. A public hearing will be held in reference to each P&Z item. The board will consider three rezoning requests, and... Continue Reading →

Called meetings add to an already busy week

Called meetings by Stockbridge and the board of commissioners during the upcoming week add to an already busy schedule of millage rate public hearings, SPLOST V discussions, and meetings. Residents have a number of opportunities to attend local government meetings during the week of July 15 and learn more about ongoing projects. Every city has... Continue Reading →

Henry County approves SPLOST V project list

The project list presented in this article was based on a six year program. The Board of Commissioners chose to pursue a five year program after the county and cities failed to agree to an intergovernmental agreement. As of August 17, the final project list is not available. The Henry County Board of Commissioners approved... Continue Reading →

BOC May 21 preview

The Henry County Board of Commissioners meet on Tuesday, May 21, at 6:30 pm. Meetings are held at the Henry County Administration Building located on Henry Parkway in McDonough. Agenda items include six public hearings for planning & zoning items, to include four rezoning requests, one appeal for a conditional use permit, and one request... Continue Reading →

County Commissioners discuss possible millage rate increase to hire additional police officers

Henry County's proposed annual operating budget for the upcoming 2019-2020 fiscal year includes ten new police officers; however, discussion among the county commissioners expressed support for additional positions. District I Commissioner Johnny Wilson recommended ten additional positions be added to hire a total of twenty new officers and proposed a 0.25 millage rate increase to... Continue Reading →

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