|Commission to United
Sign is fine, but elsewhere
By DAVE HAMRICK
highly visible poster board sign in downtown
Fayetteville with a thermometer showing progress
in United Way's Fayette fund-raising efforts is a
good idea, county commissioners agreed last week.
it's not a good idea to put the sign at the
intersection of Ga. highways 54 and 85,
commissioners said. County law allows only one
sign at the busy intersection.
group directed county manager Billy Beckett to
help United Way representatives find a suitable
site somewhere around the courthouse or
also asked the county administrative staff to
look into resident Anthony Carter's contention
that temporary gas permits should be allowed as
new homes near completion.
pointed out that temporary electric permits are
allowed, so that light is available while
finishing touches are put on a home's
construction. A certificate of occupancy must be
issued before electricity or gas are turned on
a temporary gas permit would be useful for
workers finishing construction during cold winter
months, Carter said.
speculated that safety might be an issue in the
policy that prohibits temporary gas permits, but
asked staff to look into the matter and give
a definitive answer as to the reason
for the policy.
other business during its work session last week,
” Approved a contract with
Fayette Wrecker Inc. to tow cars as directed by
the Marshal's Department.
” Agreed to pay SES
Environmental company $4,350 to remove asbestos
from a house on Lee Street. The house is being
torn down to provide space for the county's
jail/courthouse complex construction.
” Established a new policy
stating that no county employee can serve on the
citizens' committee or board that oversees his or
her own department.
” Approved a new tower
management contract with Pinnacle Towers Inc. The
former contract was with Motorola, but that
company has sold its towers to Pinnacle, said