Fischer Crossings application withdrawn for reworking

By SARAH FAY CAMPBELL
sarah@newnan.com
Planned public hearings on requests for changes to the Fischer Crossings development in east Coweta won’t be held on Tuesday, but a public hearing on the county’s sign ordinance will be.
Two public hearings regarding Fischer Crossings at the intersection of Georgia Highways 34 and 54 were on the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting of the Coweta County Board of Commissioners.
The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the county commission chambers.
The new developers of the property, Fischer Partners LLC, requested a modification of the requirements for a Development of Regional Impact. The modifications were granted. Coweta County received notice of the changes on Monday. The modifications granted by the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority will necessitate some changes to the applications.
The applications are for the rezoning of the northern portion of the loop road, and the amendment of some zoning conditions, including a buffer reduction.

The applicant, Steve Gaultney, will be refiling the application with the Coweta County Planning and Zoning Department at a later date, with a new conceptual master plan incorporating the changes.

Items on the Board of Commissioners’ agenda include:

A public hearing on proposed changes to the county’s sign ordinance.

An update regarding the alternative/clean fuel program.

A recommendation from the Planning and Zoning Department regarding the city of Newnan’s petition to annex property on Lower Fayetteville Road.



More Local

Sleep walking rape trial continues

Three witnesses were called to testify in Monday afternoon’s session of the trial of Benjamin Tyler Gray, 29, accused of rape after an ... Read More


County Commission meets tonight at 6

Minor changes to the retirement plan for county employees are on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the Coweta County Board of Commis ... Read More


Georgia partisans feud over voter registration

ATLANTA (AP) — Amid a scramble for political supremacy in rapidly changing Georgia, Democrats and Republicans are pointing fingers ove ... Read More


Two men found dead in double homicide

Two men were found dead in an apparent double homicide on Monday afternoon.  The Coweta County Sheriff’s Office responded to a ca ... Read More


Traffic re-routed on Jackson Street

Traffic is being rerouted on Jackson Street around the University of West Georgia project in downtown Newnan. The section of Jackson Street ... Read More

WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The World Health Organization declared on Monday that Nigeria is free of Ebola, a rare victory in the months-lon ... Read More