The Jonesboro City Council meets Monday, June 5 at 6 p.m. On the agenda: a discussion on how the search for a new city manager is going. Former City Manager Ricky L. Clark, Jr, left for the city’s manager’s position at Forest Park on April 17.

Several zoning matters are on tonight’s work session agenda:

  • Discussion regarding Variance application 23-VAR-001 for paving requirements for parking lots, per Section 86-397, and front buffer landscape requirements, per Section 86-109, by Park My Truck USA / Storage Industrial / 33 Holdings LLC, property owner, and Scott Smith applicant, for property at 8859 Tara Blvd. (Parcel Nos. 05239 241007, 05239 241006, and 05239 241003) Jonesboro, Georgia 30236.
  • Discussion regarding Conditional Use Permit application, 23-CU-009, for a convenience store, by Amritlal Patel & Sons LLC / Daljeet Singh, property owner, and Sehar Nisa, applicant, for property at 8113 Tara Boulevard (Parcel No. 13239B A001), Jonesboro, Georgia 30236.
  • Discussion regarding Alcohol Beverage Package Dealer application, 23-ALC-002, to sell beer and wine at 8113 Tara Boulevard, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236. The legal business name is Rocky’s Smoke Shop & Market. Sehar U. Nisa has requested to be the License Representative.

The council also will discuss making the city clerk the point of contact for Open Records requests, as well as talk about a landscape maintenance contract, possible privatization of sanitation services, and proposed fee changes.

You can watch the meeting online at

Robin Kemp is executive editor and CEO of The Clayton Crescent, which she founded in 2020. She has worked for Gambit, CNN, The Weather Channel, Clayton News, Henry Herald, and numerous freelance outlets....

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