State of City Address
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Councilmember Phil Sadd (Post 1) welcomes residents who attended the recent Town Hall meeting held at Winters Chapel UMC.
Winters Chapel Community Improvements Discussed at Town Hall Meeting
On Tuesday, Oct. 7, over 100 Peachtree Corners residents attended a Town Hall meeting hosted by Councilmembers Phil Sadd, (Post 1) and Lorri Christopher (Post 5). The meeting was held at the Winters Chapel UMC on Winters Chapel Road.
The agenda included the joint plans by the cities of Peachtree Corners and Dunwoody on improvements for the Winters Chapel Road area, plans for the Holcomb Bridge Corridor, voting in the upcoming municipal election, an update on the plans for the Town Center and other city news. Read more ...
The meeting concluded with a Q&A session. Rev. Chin, with New Church of Atlanta, provided the invocation at the start of the meeting.
Municipal Election News
Carlos Menezes makes history as the first to cast his vote in the city's first election.
Start of Early Voting a Historic Day for Peachtree Corners
Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 marked the first day of the first municipal election held by the City of Peachtree Corners, a historic event for the young city that has experienced a number of "firsts" in its two years in existence. And two residents became part of that history by being the first to cast their votes during Early Voting.
Carlos Menezes and Alonso Prado-Masias were waiting at the precinct door when it opened at 9 a.m. for Early Voting and were taken aback to learn they had made history in the city's inaugural election. Read more ...
Poll workers Karen Rogers and Carole Hayes assist Mayor Mike Mason when he stopped by Monday afternoon to cast his vote in the city's first elections.
Memo from Mayor Mike Mason: Voting in City Elections
As a resident of Peachtree Corners, I can certainly understand your disappointment on learning that you will need to visit two separate locations to cast your vote. Please let me explain.
Gwinnett County Board of Registrations and Elections has a policy that due to the large number of municipalities (cities) within the county, it does not contract with cities to hold municipal elections. Therefore, all 16 cities in Gwinnett County must hold their own elections at separate polling locations. Read more ...
Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason, (4th from right) Gwinnett Commissioner Lynette Howard, Peachtree Corners Councilmember Alex Wright and Nick Masino with Partnership Gwinnett help UASC leaders cut the ribbon on their new North American headquarters.
City Leaders Join Celebration as UASC Commerates Opening of its North American Headquarters in Peachtree Corners
Over two hundred people turned out to mark the opening of United Arab Shipping Company's (UASC) new offices in Peachtree Corners on Friday, Oct. 3.
The Middle East-based international shipping company chose Peachtree Corners as the location of its North American headquarters after deciding in 2010 to consolidate its North American offices were were located in several states.
Peachtree Corners was selected for its higly qualified workforce and access to the Atlanta Airport for local and international travel said Dr. Anil Vitarana, President of UASC North America.
"We are extremely pleased to have UASC join the Peachtree Corners business community, said Mayor Mike Mason. "With easy access to major Interstates and highways, Peachtree Corners is strategically located for international, regional and local businesses.
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Guests mingle in the lobby of the UASC North American headquarters before the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The offices are located at 5515 Spalding Drive in Peachtree Corners.