Suwanee City Hall

At the Jan. 24 meeting, the Suwanee City Council unanimously voted council member Linnea Miller as Mayor Pro Tempore. Several annual re-appointments for various city boards and commissions expiring Jan. 31 were approved, as well as two new appointments with Jessica Rantamaki appointed to seat 6 of the Downtown Development Authority and Jason Smith to the Public Arts Commission.

In addition, the council was presented with the results of their Fiscal Year 2022 audit. According to a representative from Mauldin & Jenkins, the auditing firm, the city’s finances are in perfect order with no adjustments required.

The Suwanee City Council also voted unanimously to approve:

  • A proclamation that the city will celebrate Arbor Day on Feb. 25, 2023
  • An alcohol beverage license for EHL Food, LLC dba La Belle Vie, 1500 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Suite 150
  • A rezoning request, as well as multiple special use permits, for 300 Peachtree Industrial Blvd for Nacoochee Corporation, for applicant CGP Acquisition & Development
  • A special use permit for 3640 Burnette Rd for applicant ACS Properties, LLC
  • An amendment to the Suwanee Zoning Ordinance
  • The execution of an Intergovernmental Agreement with Gwinnett County regarding a jointly funded 2017 SPLOST parks and recreation project
  • The authorization of the mayor to enter into an agreement with Allied Paving Contractors in the amount of $98,345 for the installation of pavement markings at the intersection of Russell Street and Main Street
  • An ordinance to establish the 2023 election fees for the Nov. 7, 2023, election
  • The authorization of 2nd Quarter Budget adjustments to provide the final funding for the Town Center on Main project from the sale of the former fire station building to StillFire Brewing Company
  • A stormwater project with an estimated cost of $300,000 for Riverview Run Drive to rebuild a stormwater pipe with Thomas & Hutton and Peach State Construction as the contractors
  • The authorization of a stormwater project on Red Rock Point and Red Rock Court to redesign and rebuild the stormwater system. The project is estimated at $500,000, but the scope of work is still being developed. The project will also be completed by Thomas & Hutton and Peach State Construction.
  • An application for a 2023 Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant, with the city assembling a list of streets with a scoring system to prioritize resurfacing to be submitted to the GDOT for their consideration
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