Tucker’s City Council held a work session and meeting on Monday night at the City Hall Annex, concluding their business for the month of August. The major vote was a 5-0 decision to approve a rezoning petition and concurrent variances to allow a 13-unit single family detached development on Saren Court. The initial petition that was denied by Council in 2018 asked for 19-units. Monday night’s approval was the satisfaction of a legal settlement between the City and the developer.
Council also held a second read and public hearing on a petition for a rezoning and special land use permit (SLUP) application that would allow for construction and operation of an Arby’s restaurant at 4260 and 4270 Lawrenceville Highway. The applicant asked for a deferral to the September 23 Council meeting to allow for additional time to analyze a traffic study on the intersection. Council granted the deferral by a 5-0 vote. When the issue comes back before Council, it will be as a first read with interested parties able to comment at a public hearing.
They also voted 5-0 to approve an amendment to the City’s nuisance code. The changes will largely address vegetation issues.
The final case heard by Council was a first read and public hearing for a rezoning and SLUP to allow for a solid waste facility on 1374 Beverage Drive. The eight-acre site is home to Clean Harbors, a company that bills itself as North America’s largest environmental services company. They collect household and auto waste and store it in collection bins for up to 10 days, while waiting for trucks to take the waste to out-of-town facilities for final disposal. The petition will go back before Council for a second read and anticipated vote on September 23.
The next City Council meeting will be Monday September 9 at 7 p.m. at the City Hall Annex (4228 First Avenue).