Devlin Cleveland qualifies for district II commissioner

Devlin Cleveland, a local business owner and Hampton resident, has qualified to run for county commissioner in district II. Moving Henry Forward had an opportunity to interview Devlin this week. Question: You have qualified to run for county commission. Tell us a little bit about yourself and why you decided to run. Answer: I decided... Continue Reading →

Cluster leaders present budget requests to board

Public Safety accounts for over half of the county’s annual expenditures. (Henry County photo) Commissioners heard from department cluster leaders on Monday morning about their FY 2021 budget requests. The meeting was one in a series of budget workshops being held by the county. The budget workshops are happening after commissioners requested to be more... Continue Reading →

Survey – Henry County T-SPLOST

Thank you to those that participated in our survey. Be sure and check out the results. In February, when discussing capital projects, county commissioners mentioned a transportation SPLOST as one possible option to provide additional funding towards transportation projects. Since enacting a T-SPLOST would ultimately be decided by voters in a local referendum before it... Continue Reading →

BOC increases DOT budget in mid-year adjustment

The Henry County Board of Commissioners approved the mid-year FY 2020 budget adjustment on Tuesday night. The board approved additional funds for Henry County DOT as part of the adjustment. The mid-year adjustment was presented to the board by county staff to reflect revenue increases and unbudgeted expenditures the county had occurred during the first... Continue Reading →

Six public hearings headline BOC meeting

The Henry County Board of Commissioners will next meet on Tuesday, February 18, at 6:30 pm. The meeting is open to the public and held at the Henry County Administration Building located on Henry Parkway in McDonough. Six public hearings for planning & zoning items headline the agenda. Other items include a presentation updating the... Continue Reading →

Board hears presentation from new Transportation Planning Director

Sam Baker, Henry County’s new Transportation Planning Director, presented transportation proposals to the Board of Commissioners at the February 4 commissioners meeting. Baker’s proposals included updating the 2016 Comprehensive Transportation and Transit Plans, developing a county trail plan and sharing alternate commute options for the board to consider. Baker said that funding is available from... Continue Reading →

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