Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason
Mayor Mike Mason Delivers State of the City Address
On Monday, July 21 Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason delivered his second State of the City address. Below is a link to his speech which he delivered to three different groups: the Peachtree Corners Business Association at a 7:30 a.m. breakfast meeting, at noon before the Peachtree Corners Rotary Club and in the evening at a UPCCA-hosted event.
Highlights of his speech include the major steps the city has accomplished in its first 24 months, plans for the new Town Center, the Livable Centers Initiative grant the city will use to design a plan for a Central Business District, efforts to revitalize Holcomb Bridge Road, improvements to Technology Park, upgraded city website, promotional initiatives to increase awareness of Peachtree Corners' identity and the newly formed Green Committee.
Please click here for a full copy of Mayor Mason's speech.
Happy Birthday - The City Turns Two
On July 1, 2014 Peachtree Corners celebrated its second year as Gwinnett County's newest and largest city. City leaders have made great strides in those two short years. The list of accomplishments is extensive. Click here to read 24 of the major goals achieved during the city's first 24 months.
2014 School Supplies Drive Kicks Off
The annual "Help Us Stuff the Bus" school supplies drive is underway. Now through July 28 The Norcross Cluster Schools Partnership is collecing school supplies for area elementary and middle schools.
Items needed include No. 2 pencils, colored pencils, glue sticks, graph paper, highlighters, copy paper. wide-ruled notebook paper. Drop off supplies at City Hall, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. For a complete list of supplies call 404-822-0915.
Peachtree Corners Earns 'City of Ethics' Designation
The City of Peachtree Corners was recently recognized for earning the "City of Ethics" designation at the Georgia Municipal Association's Annual Convention. The presentation was made on Monday, June 23 in Savannah.
Peachtree Corners joins more than 200 cities that have received the designation. Councilmembers Phil Sadd, Post 1, and Lorri Christopher, Post 5, (pictured) accepted the award for the city.
"We are pleased to have been recognized by the GMA as a "City of Ethics," said Mayor Mike Mason. "It is a distinction which we are extremely proud of and we are happy to be among Georgia's cities who have earned this significant award."
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City Awarded $50,000 Landscaping Grant
Thanks to a grant from the Georgia Department of Transportation roadside enhancement program, the city's signature gateway sign located between Peachtree Parkway and Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, will be receiving some new landscaping.
The state's GATEway Grant Review Committee advised the city in a June 16, 2014 letter that it had approved funds of up to $50,000 for the project. Community Development Director Diana Wheeler had submitted a grant application in February to the Georgia DOT committee. Read more ...