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JULIA POTAPOFF/STAFF

Chattahoochee High School students from Blake Stetson’s AP Spanish class volunteer at North Fulton Community Charities on Saturday, Oct. 19.

CITY OF ALPHARETTA NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The following items will be heard at a public hearing held by the Planning Commission on Thursday, November 7, 2013 commencing at 7:30 p.m. in the Alpharetta City Hall Council Chambers, 2 South Main Street, Alpharetta, Georgia. Items forwarded by the Planning Commission will be considered by the City Council on Monday, November 18, 2013 commencing at 7:30 p.m. in the Alpharetta City Hall Council Chambers, 2 South Main Street, Alpharetta, Georgia. a. Z-13-14 Olmstead Park Townhomes Consideration of a request to rezone approximately 8.65 acres from R-15 to R-10M HD (for-sale detached, Historic District) in order to develop 21 for-sale single family attached homes. The property is located at the northeast corner of Canton Street and Church Street and legally described as being located in Land Lot 1252, 2nd District, 2nd Section, Fulton County, Georgia. b. PH-13-11 The Georgian (KM Homes) Consideration of a request to change a previous condition of zoning in order to develop 54 attached for-sale homes. The previous condition required attachment with a garden gate and now a common wall is requested. Approval of a new site plan previously approved is also requested. The property is located at the northwest corner of School Drive and Canton Street and legally described as being located in Land Lot 1252 2nd District, 2nd Section, Fulton County, Georgia. c. MP-13-01/CLUP-13-05/Z-13-03 Preston Ridge/Greenstone Properties Consideration of a request to change the Preston Ridge Master Plan by adding “for-sale” residential use (attached and detached)to Pod G. A request to rezone from O-I to CUP is requested as well as a change to the Future Land Use Plan from “Corporate Campus Office” to “High Density Residential”. The property is located at the northwest corner of Webb Bridge and Morris Road adjacent to Georgia 400. The property is legally described as being located in Land Lots 1259, 1262, 1263, 2nd District, 2nd Section, Fulton County, Georgia. d. Z-13-08/CLUP-13-07/V-13-05 Vaughan Drive Townhomes (City Council Only) Consideration of a request to rezone approximately 4.45 acres from C-2 to R-8A in order to allow 40 “for-sale” single family attached homes. A change to the Comprehensive Land Use Plan from “Professional Business Office” to “High Density Residential” is also requested. The property is located on Vaughan Drive and legally described as being located in Land Lots 1109, 1124, 2nd District, 2nd Section, Fulton County, Georgia. e. PH-13-13 Unified Development Code Consideration of amendments to the Unified Development Code in order to add R-4D detached residential zoning designation (for-sale housing). f. PH-13-14 Murlie Drive Right of Way Abandonment (City Council Only) Consideration of abandonment of the Murlie Drive Right-of-Way. The property is located in Land Lot 801, 1st District, 2nd Section, Fulton County, Georgia. Note: Georgia law requires that all parties who have made campaign contributions to the Mayor or to a Council Member in excess of two hundred fifty dollars ($250) within the past two (2) years must complete a campaign contribution report with the Community Development Department. The complete text of the Georgia law and a disclosure form are available in the office of the City Clerk, 2 South Main Street.

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JULIA POTAPOFF/STAFF

Keshni Kokilakumar and Ashley Rodriguez volunteering with NFCC on Saturday, Oct. 19.

Spanish class volunteers at NF Community Charities ROSWELL, Ga. — On Saturday, Oct. 19, a group of Chattahoochee High School students volunteered at North Fulton Community Charities in support of the organization’s 2013 Holiday Program. The students, all juniors and seniors, are currently enrolled in Blake Stetson’s AP Spanish class and saw the weekend as an opportunity to put their grammar skills to the test. “I was so proud of my students today. People don’t really understand how intimidating it can be to speak a different language and use it in the real world; you’re put on the spot. I think it’s a good show of character to see all these teenagers come out on a Saturday morning and step out of their

comfort zones for a greater cause,” said Stetson, who has been teaching Spanish for nine years. The students were assigned to work as gift consultants on registration day, offering instructions to the clients for how to receive winter coats for their children, along with a Thanksgiving meal and some Christmas gifts. “It always surprises me to see just how many volunteers we receive on a regular basis,” said Eden Purdy, the program director at NFCC since 2010. “It’s a blessing to see how the community rises to meet the needs of these folks for the holidays.” Visit www.nfcchelp.org for more information. –Julia Potapoff

ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS CITY OF ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA FOR FY 2014 ON-CALL SURVEY SERVICES RFQ # 14-1003 The City of Alpharetta (City) is accepting Statements of Qualifications for the FY 2014 On-Call Survey Services from qualified land surveying consultants to provide services to the City on a task-order basis. The RFQ will be available online Thursday, October 24, 2013, under the tab “Bids Online” on our website, www.alpharetta.ga.us. Statements of Qualifications will be due on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 2:00 PM, at the City of Alpharetta Finance Department, 2970 Webb Bridge Road, Alpharetta, Georgia 30009. For information, please contact Debora Westbrook at the City of Alpharetta Finance Department at 678-297-6052 or via email at purchasing@alpharetta.ga.us.

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