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Panel approves modification to Hammond's Ferry development plan

...traffic congestion, overcrowding, the possible failure of the venture economically and loss of green space.Planning Director Scott Sterling said adoption of the modification will be done by ordinance after three readings by the city council...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-21/panel-approves-modificatio
Columbia County commissioners resolve zoning issues with Lights of the South

...site's two parking lots, which Bell estimated would cost upwards of $500,000.At Tuesday's meeting, county Planning Director Andrew Strickland assured Bell that county staff intended to approve his use of gravel parking lots for the attraction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-21/columbia-county-commissi
As public meetings end on imposing stormwater utility fees; some questions remain unanswered

...existing city staff members and 18 vacant positions, most of which are in the city Engineering Department.While Planning Director Melanie Wilson, for instance, will receive $6,119 ? five percent of her pay ? from the fee for her role in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-28/stormwater-fee-will-pay-
Aiken getting Panera Bread, Starbucks and maybe Chipotle

...300-square-foot Chipotle Mexican Grill housed in the same building at 1935 Whiskey Road, said Aiken's interim Planning Director, Tommy Paradise.While Starbucks is a confirmed tenant, Chipotle is only a lease agreement, said Alan Gainsborg...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-30/aiken-getti
80 years after historic preservation ordinance, Charleston worries about designs of new buildings

...peninsula, and the board is presented 2,000 project requests a year."We preserved the historic district," city Planning Director Tim Keane said last week at a meeting on the city's efforts. "The question is what is the city going to look like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-15/80-years-after-historic-prese
Grovetown preparing for growth

...I'm envisioning great things."Between 2000 and 2012, Grovetown's population grew by 100 percent to 12,210. Planning Director Frank Neal projects more than 14,000 residents by the end of this year.The growth pushed the property tax base...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-21/grovetown-preparing-growth
Georgia nets new DOT commissioner

...last month tapped him to be the department's next planning director after he had been chief engineer for two years. The governor will now have to select a new planning director nominee to be confirmed by legislative transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-21/georgia-nets-new-dot-com
13-year-old designer finds fashion success

...20-year veteran of the fashion industry, joined Isabella's team last fall as the New York-based strategic planning director, focusing on getting her clothes in major retail outlets."It's a great concept: She's designing for her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-30/13-year-old-designer-finds-fashion-
Augusta might be close to naming city administrator

...turn in local politics left him, a town attorney, an assistant city manager, a human resources director and a planning director without jobs.Until then, Rodriguez said he'd acted strictly at the direction of the mayor and four-member...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-22/augusta-might-be-close-n
Laney-Walker loan not urgent, commissioners told

...said. At a rate of $8 million every three years, the money will be gone in far less than 50 years.Russell said Planning Director Melanie Wilson would be able to assemble a team of outside experts to review the project's progress and report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-23/laney-walker-loan-not-ur