2:30 PM today:
it looks like Don Brotherton bought a piece of land without enough road access,
and now he wants a
while Valdosta Country Club wants
a city variance
for its clubhouse, and city staff don’t agree.
This is a very light
for the decision-making Zoning Board of Appeals.
Courtesy of ZBOA member Gretchen Quarterman,
the entire board packet is
on the LAKE website.
Valdosta – Lowndes County Zoning Board of Appeals
Matt Martin, Valdosta Planning and Zoning Administrator
300 North Lee Street, Valdosta, Georgia
Carmella Braswell, Lowndes County Zoning Administrator
327 North Ashley Street, Valdosta, Georgia
Valdosta Utilities Director Henry …
Hicks addressed the sewage spills, saying they are caused by excess rain
which overloads the Withlacoochee River Water Pollution Control Plant. He
said growth along the river and throughout the regional watershed area
has contributed to the amount of excess water running into the river.
“When you have all this growth and you create more impervious surface
area (through paving and development), more and more water is running into
the Withlacoochee. On average, the plant handles six million gallons a
day and is equipped to accommodate twice that, but in recent rain events,
we’ve gotten upwards of 15 million gallons extra in stormwater runoff
and the system can’t handle that,” Hicks said.
Some of the comments on the VDT page are also interesting.
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