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Councilmembers Phil Sadd, Lorri Christopher, Mayor Mike Mason, City Clerk Kym Chereck and Councilmember Weare Gratwick were recognized for achieving certificates in their fields.
 
Elected Officials, City Clerk Earn GMA Certificates 
 
During the 2015 Georgia Municipal Association's annual convention in June, Mayor Mike Mason, Councilmembers Phil Sadd, Lorri Christopher, Weare Gratwick and City Clerk Kym Chereck received recognition for achieving certificates in their fields.
 
Councilmembers Sadd and Christopher were awarded the prestigious Certificate of Achievement. City officials must complete a minmum of 72 units of credit, including at least 36 hours from a required list of courses.
Mayor Mason and Councilmember Gratwick were awarded Certificates of Recognition for completing a minimum of 42 units of credit, and at least 18 hours from a specific list of courses.  
 
City Clerk, Kym Chereck was awarded the Municipal Clerks Masters Certificate. The Georgia Certificate Program is designed to establish a minimum standards and professional goals. Read more ... 
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In an event hosted by Peachtree Corners Business Association, Mayor Mike Mason delivers his third state-of-the-city address. 
 
Mayor Delivers State of City Address to Sell-Out Crowd
 
Nearly 150 came to hear Mayor Mike Mason deliver his annual address on the state of the city Friday, July 24, 2015. Residents, businessmen, state and county leaders filled the Marriott's ballroom to learn just how this three-year-old city is faring and its plans for the future.
 
From all accounts, Gwinnett's newest city has bounded out of the gates since incorporating in July 2012. Building permits have doubled from 2013 (637 permits) to 2014 (1,218 permits) and 2015 is on tract to succeed last year's number.
 
The unemployment rate in Peachtree Corners is second lowest in all of Georgia's cities (for cities with populations of 25,000 or more, office and retail vacancy rates are declining. Read more ... 
 
 
The mayor told the group gathered for his state-of-the-city address that the city would strive to bring higher education to complement the city's high school. 
 
 
Mayor Mason, and his wife Debbie, chat with James Cate of Glenfield Capital, an Atlanta-based  real estate investment company.
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The building elevations for the town center illustrate how the 20+ acre developmentwill look when completed.
 
City Council Approves Building Elevation Plans for Town Center
 
At its July 21 meeting, the Mayor and City Council approved the building elevations for the Town Center giving the go-ahead for Fuqua Development to move forward with the city's signature project.
 
"We are excited to have the plans finalized and look forward to celebrating the city's fifth anniversary with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the new Town Center," said Mayor Mike Mason.  Read more ... 
 
 
Plans for the new development include up to 10 restaurants, retail shops, office space, a theater and townhomes. 
 
 
The developer, Atlanta-based Fuqua Development, expects to break ground in spring 2016. 
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Mayor Mike Mason is expected to highlight the city's successes and its future plans during his annual address.
 
Mayor to Deliver 2015 'State of City' Address on Friday, July 24 
 
Mayor Mike Mason is set to deliver his third State-of-the-City address on Friday, July 24 at a breakfast meeting presented by the Peachtree Corners Business Association at the Marriott Hotel in Peachtree Corners.
 
The Marriott is located at 475 Technology Parkway. Advanced reservations are required, the cost is $30 each and includes breakfast.
 
You must register and pay online to attend this event.
Walk-in cannot be accommodated.

 
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Garbage Bill Update
 
You may have received a post card in the mail explaining that the 2016 solid waste bill will appear on your 2015 property tax bill sent by Gwinnett County.

This update only pertains to how the billing will be handled. The rate will remain the same, and the City will continue to provide the service. 

Any questions, please call 770-609-8816,
Monday- Friday,  9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
 
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James Cate, of Glenfield Capital  and Mayor Mike Mason outside the Concentrix offices.
 
Concentrix Signs New Peachtree Corners Property Lease
The 55,000 square-foot property is located on Data Drive
 
Concentrix, a global business center located near Spalding Drive and Peachtree Parkway, has made a long-term financial commitment to Peachtree Corners by agreeing to a new seven-year lease for a contact center. The 55,000 square-foot office building is located at 3795 Data Drive.
 
The property is part of the Lakeside of Spalding Triangle portfolio owned by Glenfield Capital, an Atlanta-based private real estate investment company. The Data Drive property is part of the company's portfolio which includes four  Peachtree Corners buildings with a total of 258,547 square feet of high-tech suburban office space.
 
"We are proud that a highly respected, successful global corporation like Concentrix chose Peachtree Corners as its metro Atlanta headquarters," said Mayor Mike Mason. "We are delighted to welcome them to this innovative, growing and exciting community." Read more ...
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 The Chattahoochee River at Jones Bridge Park. The Gwinnett County Park is located at 4901 E. Jones Bridge Road, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092.
 

Did you know ...

In 1978 the U.S. Congress created the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area consisting of 48 miles of the river from Buford Dam to Peachtree Creek.

The area includes the nearly seven miles of river front that marks the western border of the City of Peachtree Corners. 

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