Thursday, January 5, 2012
New year begins with committee appointments, one planning and zoning case.
The Dacula City Council kicked off 2012 by certifying the results of the Dec. 6 runoff between Hubert Wells and Tim Montgomery. Wells, the winner of the runoff, and Sue Robinson, who ran unopposed, were sworn in during Thursday night's Dacula City Council meeting (see video). With a full slate of duly sworn officials, the council began work by unanimously approving a rezoning request for property located at 1271 Harbins Road in Dacula. The owner of the property, Lloyd DeLatour of Great Beginnings, had requested a 3-acre portion of his property be rezoned from office-institutional unit to agricultural district. Dacula City Planner Joey Murphy said the planning department was in favor of the rezoning and expected no adverse impacts. OTHER …
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Mayor Jimmy Wilbanks also scheduled to give stormwater address.
Two Dacula council members are scheduled to be sworn in during Thursday's night city council meeting. Sue Robinson, who was unopposed during the election, will take her oath of office as will councilman-elect Hubert Wells. Wells was one of two people to challenge incumbent Tim Montgomery this year. Wells and Montgomery were forced into a runoff when neither candidate secured enough votes to win the Nov. 8 election outright. Wells, a former Dacula councilman and mayoral candidate, won the runoff by a 74-61 margin. Other items on Thursday night's agenda include:
Monday, December 5, 2011
Dacula City Council runoff will be decided Tuesday, Dec. 6.
Voters within the City of Dacula will head to the polls Tuesday for the city council runoff election between Tim Montgomery and Hubert Wells. Montgomery, the incumbent, faced two challengers for the at-large council seat. Political activist Vanessa Green was eliminated from the race after receiving 65 votes in the Nov. 8 election. Montgomery had the most votes with 132 while challenger and former Dacula City Councilman Hubert Wells finished second with 103 -- both totals less than the number of votes needed to win outright. A councilman since 2005, Montgomery said he is seeking reelection because he wants to see the infrastructure in Dacula brought up to modern standards and wants to finish the job he started. "The main reason I'm seeking …
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Event will feature the three candidates seeking the council seat currently held by Tim Montgomery.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
The Gwinnett County Republican Party will host a Dacula city council candidate forum on Thursday, Oct. 20. The forum will feature the three candidates seeking the council seat currently held by Tim Montgomery. Montgomery faces two challengers in the non-partisan Nov. 8 election: former councilman Hubert Wells and political activist Vanessa Green. According to Gwinnett GOP representative Heather Alvarez, all three candidates have committed to attend. Candidates will have the opportunity to address the public and will answer a series of submitted questions. At the end of the forum, citizens will have an opportunity to participate in a question and answer session with the candidates. To submit a question for inclusion in the forum, email …