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Chattahoochee Co. Commission
has a very busy meeting

From the March 13, 2013 issue of The Journal
By RICHARD HARRIS
Members of the Commission of the Unified Government of Cusseta-Chattahoochee County held the first reading of a proposal to ease restrictions on property owners, continued the process of closing a bridge and potentially selling it, and heard from several residents concerned about water bills/water leaks during its recent monthly meeting.
Currently local regulations limit property owners to only being able to add one out building per lot – regardless of the size of the lot. Officials want to ease that restriction and they held the first reading on a proposed ordinance to make that happen.
Commissioners voted unanimously to abandon Lafayette Bridge Road, opening the door to more talks with owners of nearby property who would like to purchase the portion of the road that an old bridge is on. The condition of the bridge has deteriorated to the point that the Department of Transportation deemed it unfit for safe use. As the bridge only leads to the property of one landowner, they thought it best to not have local taxpayers foot the bill for its repair.
Local residents Christy Humber, Ruth Kuester, T.S. Duval, and Jeantte Cameron all ... Online subscribers click here for the rest of the story.