Place Update – April 2017

Place Update – April 2017

Jurisdictions to move forward on SPLOST projects The passage of the one-penny SPLOST will help Fayette County and its municipalities fund a number of key infrastructure, safety, roads and quality-of-life projects. On Fayette County’s project list is the repair and replacement of miles of stormwater pipes that are at the end of their lifespan, deteriorated...

Place Update – January 2017

Place Update – January 2017

2016 Year in Review: Goals, Successes and Indicators

Place Update – November 2016

Place Update – November 2016

Place Lessons Learned from the Strategic Leadership Visit By Vickie Butler, Fayette Visioning Place Chair On October 23, I, along with 45 other community leaders, boarded a bus headed to Greenville, Rock Hill and Fort Mill all in South Carolina and Sugar Hill, Georgia.  The Fayette Strategic Leadership Visit was underway. All of these communities provided...

Place Update – October 2016

Place Update – October 2016

The development process is an interesting, often messy, mesh of citizen input, comprehensive planning and market forces. The public provides input on what kind of development they’d like to see and it is not uncommon that some want no development whatsoever. The planners try to determine what growth is best to sustain community vitality within constraints...

Place Update – August 2016

Place Update – August 2016

As one of the more rural counties in the Metro Atlanta area, Fayette County has unique livability offerings.  Fayetteville, founded in 1823 offers historic charm with modern amenities such as one of the best hospitals in the nation.  Peachtree City, with its villages and multiuse path system, is like no other place for family and connectivity.  Up-and-coming...

Place Update June 2016

Place Update June 2016

by Carlotta Ungaro One year ago, my Fayette Citizen column was titled, “What’s In a Brand?” I talked about the importance of community branding because the Fayette County Development Authority (FCDA) had plans for a new brand.  However, during their due diligence, FCDA decided their branding effort would be stronger if it also included two additional objectives...