Mayor and City Council began their monthly meeting with the final discussion and public hearing of the proposed Fiscal Year 2023 budget. After an explanation of slight changes to the numbers and the process set forth by the state, county and our own charter, the council voted unanimously to approve the budget.
Next on the agenda, was the second presentation and public hearing for a rezoning from R-75 to RSM to allow for 52 townhome development at 3207, 3217, 3227, 3259 Lawrenceville Highway and 3563 Bishop Drive for Embry Development Company. Council voted 2-5 to deny the ordinance. Council then voted 5-2 to approve proposed amendments to the ordinance of additional conditions. Council approved the ordinance as amended by a vote of 5-2.
Council then held the second read and public hearing of an ordinance for a Special Land Use Permit (SLUP) to allow a drive-through restaurant and four concurrent variances for drive-through locational requirements (CV-21-0002), setback requirements (CV-21-0003), inter-parcel access requirements (CV-21-0004), and transitional buffer requirements (CV-22-0006) at 4435 Hugh Howell Road and 2239 Dillard Street for Chick-fil-A, Inc. With the four concurrent variances, there was 50 minutes of allotted time for proponents and opponents each. The four variances were approved 5-1 with Councilmember Monferdini recusing herself and the SLUP was approved 5-1 as well.
The Mayor and Council next moved to new business with a presentation and public hearing on the proposed rollback on the millage rate based on the 2021 tax digest. Staff then presented a new SLUP application and a major modification to the site plan. Mayor and council then unanimously approved a contract with Maulding & Jenkins, CPA's & Advisors for FY2022 audit.
The Council meeting adjourned at 12:20 a.m. June 14.
The next Tucker City Council meeting will be June 27 at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 1975 Lakeside Parkway, Suite 350b, Tucker, GA 30084.