Coweta Commission

Chairman selection on agenda for meeting

by Sarah Fay Campbell

Approval of a proposal governing the use of Coweta County's new early warning weather sirens is on the agenda for Tuesday night's meeting of the Coweta County Board of Commissioners.

The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the county commission chambers on Perry Street in downtown Newnan.

Other items on the agenda include:

• First of the year business, including appointment of the chairman, vice chairman, clerk and deputy clerk, setting of meeting times and dates for the next year, approval of rules governing meetings and chairman's appointments for the year.

• A discussion of the dimensional requirements for residential districts in the county's Zoning and Development Ordinance.

The dimensional requirements table includes minimum lot size, building site size, minimum road frontage, setbacks, minimum square footage, total impervious surface, and maximum structure height. There is no indication in the agenda of which dimensions the commission will be discussing.

• Introduction of the Coweta CERT Team 4.

• Confirming execution of an engagement letter for security consulting and design.

• Approval of temporary road closures for Norfolk Southern railroad crossing repairs.

• Approval of a group pension plan amendment.



More Local

Injured truck driver rescued from fiery I-85 wreck

A man was injured and pulled to safety following a fiery accident involving two tractor-trailers on I-85 southbound in Coweta County late Tu ... Read More


Argument leads to fatal accident on Jefferson St.

A male passenger was fatally injured in a single-vehicle accident in Newnan on Easter Sunday, but no charges are pending against the driver ... Read More


Rabies confirmed in raccoon in Newnan

Rabies has been confirmed in a raccoon that was in a downtown Newnan neighborhood last week. On Friday, a Newnan resident reported seeing a ... Read More


‘Shrek,’ ‘Les Miserables’ on tap at high schools

Both Northgate High School and Newnan High School are set to open their spring musicals this week, with Northgate performing “Shrek, T ... Read More


3 men rob Hwy. 34 CVS of cigarettes

Three men are wanted for robbery by intimidation for stealing a large amount of cigarettes from a CVS pharmacy in Coweta County Tuesday nigh ... Read More

Coweta Commission

Vote on retirement communities delayed

Action on three proposed rezonings for “senior living” communities was delayed Tuesday by the Coweta County Board of Commissione ... Read More