City Council to Welcome New City Manager

Along with a packed agenda, Peachtree Corners mayor and council will welcome Julian Jackson, the new city manager at its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 2.

Julian Jackson, Peachtree Corners new city manager will attend his first City Council meeting in his official capacity Tuesday.

Jackson, who was tapped to lead Gwinnett's newest city in August, officially reported for duty on Monday, Oct. 1.

The City Council meeting is being held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Robert D. Fowler YMCA on West Jones Bridge Road.

"He's getting his feet on the ground," said Council member Lorri Christopher, who has been making arrangements to get the city manager equipped with a temporary office, phone and computer.

The new city hall is expected to be ready to open in early November so until then, Jackson, along with the Community Development Directory, Diana Wheeler, who was hired in late August, are working out of temporary offices.

The mayor and City Council have a full agenda for Tuesday night's meeting. Following is a brief outline:

In reports and presentations:

  • Diana Wheeler, Community Development Director, will provide an update.
  • Legal council will present a report on possible franchise agreements

In new business:

  • City Council will consider a franchise fee agreement between Atlanta Gas Light and the city.
  • Consider amending an ordinance regarding business insurance license fees
  • Consider appointing William Riley as the city's attorney
  • Consider approving a job description and advertisement for position of City Clerk
  • Consider approving and advertising a request for proposals for development services
  • Consider approving the financial and procurement policy for the city
  • Consider a resolution to adopt rules and procedures for Council meetings and public hearing for the city
  • Consider and approve payment to Riley McLendon LLC for services for May, June, July and August 2012
  • Consider requests for proposals for IT Services

There will also be an opportunity for Public Comments for anyone in the community who wishes to address the mayor and City Council.

The City Council meeting will be held at the Robert D. Fowler YMCA at 5600 West Jones Bridge Road at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.


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