Mike Mason responds to the proposal to build apartments on the last undeveloped land in Peachtree Corners.
Sunday, January 20
By Mike Mason, Mayor of Peachtree Corners An article recently appeared in the Patch that included some misinformation about the property located across from the Forum. This article has, unfortunately, perpetuated discussion based on that erroneous information. First, let me assure you that we all share a desire to see quality development across from the Forum and we also share a complete lack of interest in seeing another apartment complex developed there. While we have made, and continue to make, concerted efforts to prevent that from happening, we’re dealing with some significant constraints that were handed down to us. Let me give you the facts: For example, the original property was one large parcel zoned for approximately 297 …
Mike Mason, who is running unopposed, informed members on what his next plans are for setting up the new city.
Editor's note: This article was written by a Norcross Patch writer. Peachtree Corners' future mayor had been invited by the Norcross group to speak at their weekly meeting. Mike Mason, the unopposed mayoral candidate for Peachtree Corners, was the guest speaker at Wednesday's Progressional Development Committee meeting. As the mayor of Gwinnett's 16th city, which will be official in July, Mason introduced himself, answered questions from Norcross community members and stated what his next plans are. "I'm no politician," said Mason, a CPA. He was president of the United Peachtree Corners Civic Association and a major frontrunner for making Peachtree Corners a city. For his plans, Mason said the first step is to set up code enforcement and…