Notice of Property Tax Increase

NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

The City of Pine Lake Mayor and City Council have tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 14.51 percent.  All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearing on this tax increase to be held at the Courthouse/Council Chambers, 459 Pine Drive, Pine Lake, GA on June 22, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Times and places of additional public hearings on this tax increase are at the same location on June 24, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. and June 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 22.200 Mills, an increase of 2.813 mills. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 19.387 mills. 

The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of

$125,000 is approximately $129.40 and the proposed tax increase for nonhomestead property with a fair market value of $200,000 is approximately $225.04.

 

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Notice: Public Hearing on June 22, 2017 Re: Setting the Millage Rate

NOTICE

Public Hearing for Millage Rate

The Mayor and City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the Courthouse/Council Chambers, 459 Pine Drive, Pine Lake, GA 30072 beginning at 7:00 PM.  The purpose of this meeting is to hold a public hearing to solicit input for the setting of the millage rate.  The millage rate will be adopted at the June 27th meeting.

The public is invited to attend and be heard.

 

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EVENT SPACE

EVENT SPACE

To all Pine Lake Residents:

It’s that time of year again to apply for use of event space.  Applications will be accepted until 4:30 pm on May 1st for facility use during the July 1st through December 31st time frame.

Successful applicants will have use of the facility with the rental fee being waived.  Deposit and cleaning fees will apply.  It is not required that you know the exact date of your event.  If you do not know the date please give as much information as possible ( i.e. “Weekday afternoon in July” or “Monthly evening meetings from July through November”.)

Please check the City website – Facility Procedures for application (scroll to the end of the document) or contact city hall for a copy.

 

 

 

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The 2017 Pine Lake MAPMAKERS Grant

The 2017 Pine Lake MAPMAKERS Grant

The Pine Lake Municipal Arts Panel (The MAP) is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2017 MAPMAKERS Grant.

Pine Lake is a city of creatives; musicians, writers, dancers, comedians, sculptors, potters, poets, and performers of every kind.  Our local government, led by many elected artist, holds the community’s collective and individual imagination in high esteem.

The $500 award will go to a local artist of merit.  This 2nd Annual Grant will be in the POETRY category with the recipient determined by selected non-local judges, who are professionals in their field.

SUBMISSION

Eligibility requirements: must be a Pine Lake resident for a minimum of 12 months, at least 16 years of age and have published your work in book, chapbook, magazine or journal form.  (Does not include online ‘zines.)

RULES

Deadline for submission: May 5, 2017.

Winner will be announced by email or telephone to all entrants – do not call City Hall or any City representative.  Judges will endeavor to announce selection by May 20, 2017, but date is subject to number of entries.

All work must be original and solely by entrant (jointly authored work is not permitted). Previously published work may be submitted as the purpose of submission is not to judge the work submitted, but to determine the merits of the entrant.

Judges will not be Pine Lake Residents.  Every effort is being made to ensure unbiased review by qualified judges of diverse backgrounds and tastes.

Please print and provide to City Hall the following five (5) documents:

  1. Cover Page Listing the titles of all submitted works (number 4, below) and including: Your full name; Street address; Email and Phone Number – Judging will be on a blind basis.
  1. Copy of a recent utility bill, driver’s license or other evidence to document residence.
  1. A list of your publications (no more than 5): if in book form, title and name of publisher; in journal or other publication, name and date. Anthologies are permitted, as are self-published books and chapbooks.
  1. Five (5) samples of your work, meting above requirements – do not staple or bind, but use paperclip or binder clip so individual works can be read separately. Title each work if it does not already nave a title.  Not more than 10 pages of poetry in total.  ENTRIES WILL NOT BE RETURNED.  KEEEP COPIES.  All work must be typed and delivered in paper form.  Electronic submissions are not acceptable.
  1. Description of use: How will this grant be of use to you in achieving your artistic goals?  (500 word limit.

Please email questions to MAP Chair, Diane Durrett PinelakeMAP@gmail.com  no later than April 13th.  The MAP committee will do their best to respond to all questions by April 18th in a manner that is fair to all applications.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOR PINE LAKE OFFICE USE ONLY:

 

What you will want to do is:  Assign a number to each entry and put the number on each cover sheet, on each page of each work and answer to 5.  Works will be separated and could be mixed up during judging.  Judges do not see cover sheet – it is kept so that when judges give you the number of the winner, you can compare to the cover sheet AND compare the titles of the 5 sample works to what is listed on the cover sheet.  Otherwise, a judge could be confused and ….

The Pine Lake Municipal Arts Panel (The MAP) is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2017 MAPMAKERS Grant.

Pine Lake is a city of creatives; musicians, writers, dancers, comedians, sculptors, potters, poets, and performers of every kind.  Our local government, led by many elected artist, holds the community’s collective and individual imagination in high esteem.

The $500 award will go to a local artist of merit.  This 2nd Annual Grant will be in the POETRY category with the recipient determined by selected non-local judges, who are professionals in their field.

SUBMISSION

Eligibility requirements: must be a Pine Lake resident for a minimum of 12 months, at least 16 years of age and have published your work in book, chapbook, magazine or journal form.  (Does not include online ‘zines.)

RULES

Deadline for submission: April 20, 2017.

Winner will be announced by email or telephone to all entrants – do not call City Hall or any City representative.  Judges will endeavor to announce selection by May 20, 2017, but date is subject to number of entries.

All work must be original and solely by entrant (jointly authored work is not permitted). Previously published work may be submitted as the purpose of submission is not to judge the work submitted, but to determine the merits of the entrant.

 

Judges will not be Pine Lake Residents.  Every effort is being made to ensure unbiased review by qualified judges of diverse backgrounds and tastes.

Please print and provide to City Hall the following five (5) documents:

  1. Cover Page Listing the titles of all submitted works (number 4, below) and including: Your full name; Street address; Email and Phone Number – Judging will be on a blind basis.
  1. Copy of a recent utility bill, driver’s license or other evidence to document residence.
  1. A list of your publications (no more than 5): if in book form, title and name of publisher; in journal or other publication, name and date. Anthologies are permitted, as are self-published books and chapbooks.
  1. Five (5) samples of your work, meting above requirements – do not staple or bind, but use paperclip or binder clip so individual works can be read separately. Title each work if it does not already nave a title.  Not more than 10 pages of poetry in total.  ENTRIES WILL NOT BE RETURNED.  KEEEP COPIES.  All work must be typed and delivered in paper form.  Electronic submissions are not acceptable.
  1. Description of use: How will this grant be of use to you in achieving your artistic goals?  (500 word limit.

Please email questions to MAP Chair, Diane Durrett PinelakeMAP@gmail.com  no later than April 13th.  The MAP committee will do their best to respond to all questions by April 18th in a manner that is fair to all applications.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOR PINE LAKE OFFICE USE ONLY:

 

What you will want to do is:  Assign a number to each entry and put the number on each cover sheet, on each page of each work and answer to 5.  Works will be separated and could be mixed up during judging.  Judges do not see cover sheet – it is kept so that when judges give you the number of the winner, you can compare to the cover sheet AND compare the titles of the 5 sample works to what is listed on the cover sheet.  Otherwise, a judge could be confused and ….

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3/13/2017 City Council Agenda

CITY OF PINE LAKE

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

MARCH 13, 2017

7:30 PM

Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Announcements/Communication

Adoption of Agenda

Public Comments

CONSENT AGENDA

 All matters listed under this item are considered to be routine or have been previously discussed by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion.  There will not be separate discussion of these items.  If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the consent agenda and will be considered separately.

Minutes of meeting held:

  • 01/09/17
  • 01/31/17
  • 02/13/17
  • 02/26/17
  • 02/28/17

OLD BUSINESS

Second Reading and Approval of Ordinance Regulating Water Waste

NEW BUSINESS

Resolution Amending Stormwater Utility Fees

First Reading of Ordinance Changing Council Meeting Time from 7:30 to 7:00 PM

Approval of Bid to Remove Oak Tree in Eastern Wetlands

Resolution amending 2016 budget for Court and Public Works Departments

Public Comments

Mayor’s Comments

Council Comment

Adjournment

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TOWN HALL MEETING 1/30/17

TOWN HALL

MEETING

NOTICE

There will be a Town Hall Meeting at the Beach House

on Monday, January 30, 2017 beginning at 7:00 pm.

Mayor Hammet will be delivering the State of the City address.

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City of Pine Lake Zoning Map 1/11/2017

To view the City of Pine Lake Zoning Map 1/11/2017 on the website:

  • Click on the Codes and Permits tab
  • Click on Building Permits tab
  • Click on second red link

You may also view proposed Amendments to the Commercial Zoning Ordinance, the Draft Commercial Ordinance and the adopted Residential Zoning Code on same page.

Thank you.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: Draft to amend the Commercial Zoning Ordinance

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Mayor and Council of the City of Pine Lake will hold a Public Hearing amending the Commercial Zoning Ordinance at Section 6-3-10 including repeal of the UP Uptown Pine Lake District and addition of a new commercial zoning district; Chapter 6-3-11 Mixed Use Overlay, Chapter 6-3-13 Special Use Permits; Section 6-3-5 Definitions and Section 6-3-6 as well as a new Zoning Map. The hearing will take place on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, in the Council Chambers located at 459 Pine Drive, Pine Lake, Georgia 30072 beginning at 7:30 pm.  Copies of the proposed ordinance are available at City Hall, 462 Clubhouse Drive during normal working hours.

*** To view the DRAFT of the Commercial Zoning Ordinance Amendments please go to Codes and Permits and click on the Building Permits drop down menu.

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CITY OFFICE CLOSING

NOTICE:

ALL CITY OFFICES

WILL BE CLOSED

DECEMBER 23-26, 2016

IN OBSERVANCE OF

CHRISTMAS

Have a Safe & Happy Holidays

from

Mayor Melanie Hammet

&

City Council

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Mayor and Council of the City of Pine Lake will hold a Public Hearing on the proposed 2017 General Fund, Capital Improvements, and Storm Water Budgets on Monday, December 12, 2016 in the Council Chambers, 459 Pine Drive, Pine Lake GA, 30072, beginning at 7:30 PM.  Final adoption is scheduled for December 19, 2016 in a meeting to be held at the above location.  A copy of the proposed budgets will be available for public inspection beginning Wednesday, November 28, 2016, at City Hall, 462 Clubhouse Drive, Pine Lake, GA  30072 during normal business hours 8:30 – 12:30 and 1:30 to 4:30.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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