by Robin Kemp

Police bodycams for Forest Park, new positions at the Sheriff’s Department, and zoning matters for Clayton County, Riverdale, Morrow, and Lovejoy are on this week’s to-do list. Due to a Monday morning event, please check back for updates.

MONDAY, MAY 17

TUESDAY, MAY 18

  • 6:30 p.m.: Morrow’s Zoning Board meeting has been cancelled.
  • 6:30 p.m.: The Board of Commissioners holds its regular meeting. Among the agenda items are a request to drop several Sheriff’s Department positions and add others, at a savings of just over $22,000, as well as a request from Moore Bass Consulting for a zoning change for about 21.6 acres of land at 3071, 3151, and 3201 Mount Zion Road from Mixed Use to High Density Residential. If passed, the proposal could put 294 apartments at the intersection of Mt. Zion Road and Georgia Hwy. 138. Planning and Zoning recommends approval, while the Zoning Advisory Group recommends denial.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 19

THURSDAY, MAY 20

  • 10 a.m.: The Forest Park Retirement Board holds its regular meeting. No agenda had been posted as of press time.
  • 5 p.m.: Forest Park Ward 1 holds its monthly meeting. Join via Zoom at https://bit.ly/3uP5MaZ using meeting ID 830-8346-5760 and password jamesward1 or call (301) 715-8592 and enter meeting ID 830-8346-5760 and password 850-471-9671 when prompted. Contact Councilwoman Kimberly James at (404) 217-6202 or kjames@forestparkga.gov for more information.

FRIDAY, MAY 21

  • TBA

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