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Loganville Looking at Getting a Roller Rink

A property owner on Athens Highway in Loganville is looking to bring a roller rink to the city.

One of the cases the is discussing at tonight's work session could result in a roller rink coming to the city.

According to officials, W.F. Albright is asking for a reduction in the number of parking spaces of his property at 220 Athens Highway in Loganville. The property already houses a miniature golf facility and officials say, if approved, the owner plans is to expand the indoor facility to include a roller rink. He would require a reduction on the required number of parking spaces in order to expand the facility.

The Loganville City Council Work Session is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight at City Hall on Pecan Street.

Other items on the agenda include:

Planning and Zoning – Chairman Wendell Geiger

  • An application to allow a retail free standing ice vending unit at 3900 Oak Grove Road.

Finance – Chairman Mark Kiddoo

  • Budget Adjustments
  • Retirement Funding
  • Updates / Reports

Human Resources – Chairman Wendell Geiger

  • Health Insurance Premiums 2012
  • Updates / Reports

Public Safety Committee – Chairman Jerry Price

  • Updates / Reports

Parks & Events – Chairwoman Michelle Lynch

  • Updates / Reports

Public Utilities –  Chairman Dan Curry

  • Updates / Reports

e)    Public Works / Buildings & Grounds – Chairman Rey Martinez

  • Updates / Reports

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

  • Updates / Reports

CITY ATTORNEY’S UPDATES / REPORTS

  • Sunday Alcohol Sales Ordinance (pending election results)
  • Updates / Reports

 

Sharon Swanepoel November 08, 2011 at 03:24 AM
It sounds like it's going to be a great addition to the city. They're suspending the Putt and Play while they work on the rink but the plan is to have both facilities available.
Sherry Lambert November 08, 2011 at 02:05 PM
I like this roller rink idea, I grew up at Stoneskate (by Stone Mtn)! I do hope that they are considering a 'quality' rink..not an undersized kiddie place only. Skating is great exercise and a good hang out for tweens too.
Amber November 08, 2011 at 02:47 PM
I second what sherry said. The rink's a great idea but I don't see how that space parking lot included will be big enough to draw customers. Will the flooring still be in the building?
Amber November 08, 2011 at 02:49 PM
I was talking about the flooring store. :)
Sharon Swanepoel November 08, 2011 at 02:53 PM
I've got some information coming in after Thursday's vote and I'll update the story then but part of what they are looking for is a reduction of parking space in the front so they can expand the floor space and then, if it is well supported, they will be reducing the size of the detention pond in the back and adding more parking spaces there.

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