Happening This Week: Four Meetings on Tuesday, June 20

Photo collage of city buildings in Henry County: McDonough city hall, Locust Grove city hall, Stockbridge city hall and Hampton train depot (special photo)

Henry County has six local governing entities. Four have meetings on Tuesday, June 20. They include the Locust Grove, McDonough and Stockbridge councils as well as the board of commissioners.

The Locust Grove and McDonough councils moved their meetings off Monday night because of Juneteenth. Stockbridge moved their meeting up one week. Only the county commissioners are meeting on their regular night.

Four Meetings on Tuesday, June 20

Henry County Commissioners

The board of commissioners meet on Tuesday night starting at 6:30 pm. Board meetings take place at the county admin building located on Henry Parkway in McDonough.

Some agenda items include public hearings to consider the following:

  • Adopt new apartments, townhomes and cluster homes standards, Learn More, and
  • A rezoning request for 215 acres on Locust Road in Locust Grove.

County meeting agendas are available on their website.

Locust Grove Council

The Locust Grove council will meet on Tuesday at 6 pm. Meetings happen at the city’s public safety building next to city hall.

The council will hold a public hearing for a 15-acre annexation request on Price Drive, and discuss whether to join a countywide retail strategy. Locust Grove votes on items at their next meeting usually two weeks later.

McDonough Council

Next, the McDonough council also meets Tuesday at 6 pm. The McDonough council meetings occur at city hall.

Earlier in the day, the council will hold a called meeting at 10 am. The two separate meetings are to meet legal requirements to offer two budget hearings. The city will consider adoption of its budget on Tuesday night.

Other agenda items include consideration whether to approve a new gas station on Racetrack Road. Meeting materials are on the city website.

Stockbridge Council

Finally, the Stockbridge council will likewise meet Tuesday beginning at 6 pm. Their meetings are at Stockbridge City Hall.

At their last two meetings, the Stockbridge council has worked into the 11 o’clock hour. The agenda for the next meeting shouldn’t take as long. Some items include the following:

  • Consider approving new polling locations ahead of the November municipal elections, so that the city polling places align with county polling locations, and
  • Two requests for annexation on individual single-family homes.

Featured image shows a collage of city buildings within Henry County. Special photo.

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