Friday, January 11, 2013
His first meeting was Wednesday, and his first vote was to approve a business license request for a new downtown eatery.
A new member joined Watkinsville council this week. Mike Huff was sworn in by Probate Court Judge David Anglin Wednesday, beginning a two-year term that will end on Dec. 31, 2014. Huff was the only candidate to qualify for Samantha Purcell's Post 4 seat after she announced last fall she wouldn't seek re-election. After a little housekeeping, the first order of business was to review a business license request for European Cousine LLC, which will be located at 10D Barnett Shoals Road. Owner and Watkinsville resident Evey Renoir said she has a passion for food and wants to introduce new, healthy options that will compliment offerings from other local restaurants. Since plumbing and renovations must still be done in the building, the license…
Monday, March 21, 2011
Mayor Kim Kraeling and the five council members of the Town of North High Shoals will hold a monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m.
The five-member council and mayor of the Town of North High Shoals will address several issues at their monthly meeting this evening. Performance Motors is scheduled to request a business license. Also on the agenda under new business: For the complete agenda, see the attached PDF. The meeting takes place at Town Hall on Jefferson Road at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Five green lights could signal a change of direction for Watkinsville's economy.
The tough economy may be loosening its grip on Watkinsville if the number of approved new business licenses is any indication. At the Watkinsville City Council meeting Wednesday night, the council approved five new business licenses that could infuse extra cash into the local economy. “Hopefully this is a sign of things to come,” Mayor Joe Walter said. The approved licenses are for Ramos Maintenance & Landscaping, a storage facility for large items such as boats and vehicles called Oconee Ventures, Oconee Accounting & Tax Services, Rizo's Hair Studio and Eastville Car Museum. Also discussed at the council meeting was Georgia's HB 385 – a measure that recommends the insurance premium tax be reduced, resulting in decreased revenues for …