McDonough approves variances for Lake Dow Road subdivision

The McDonough city council approved variances for the upcoming Barrett Farms subdivision at their January 2 meeting. The variances were included within the council's consent agenda and adopted without discussion. The variances apply to eighteen lots out of the 141-lot subdivision. A reduction up to ten percent was granted to the front setback and minimum... Continue Reading →

Henry County approves 2020 LMIG application

A majority of LMIG funding is directed towards road resurfacing. (Georgia DOT photo) Georgia DOT’s local maintenance & improvement grant (LMIG) program provides state grant funding to local counties and cities for use in roadway projects. Funding amounts are based on a local government’s population and maintained road mileage. In 2020, unincorporated Henry County is... Continue Reading →

McDonough City Council May 2 preview

The McDonough city council will meet on Thursday, May 2, at 6 pm for their monthly workshop meeting. Meetings are held at city hall on Keys Ferry Street. Agenda items include votes on two rezoning requests that were previously tabled in April, workshop discussions about two upcoming rezoning requests, and continued discussion/ public hearing about... Continue Reading →

Lake Dow Road Update

Public Works Director Ron Burckhalter gave an update to the Board at the March 19 Commission meeting regarding progress on the Lake Dow Rd. project. Burckhalter advised that the county has contracted with a different consultant using a new design to move the project forward. The consultants will use reinforced concrete pipe instead of the... Continue Reading →

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