Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Peachtree Corners residents who attended Monday night's Town Hall at the YMCA were updated by the City Council and city employees on a host of topics.
On Monday evening the small room at the Fowler YMCA was packed with some 60 citizens who came to hear the Peachtree Corners mayor, council members and employees provide an update on the city. Attending were Mayor Mike Mason, council members Phil Sadd (Post 1), Jay Lowe (Post 2), Jeanne Aulbach (Post 4), Lorri Christopher (Post 5), Weare Gratwick (Post 6), Diana Wheeler, the city's community development director, Walter Osorio, the code enforcement officer and Kym Chereck, city clerk. Also speaking at the meeting was Scott Hilton, UPCCA president and Michael McLaughlin, Peachtree Corners Business Association president. The mayor explained the two pending pieces of legislation that would amend the city charter. The first would update …
Friday, March 15, 2013
At Tuesday night's town hall meeting, proposed plans for the new mixed-use development across from The Forum, the city's comprehensive plan and other topics were discussed.
A small group attended the Peachtree Corners town hall meeting held at the New Age Building at Jones Bridge Park Thursday night. Those who did come learned how the city leaders came to the decision to purchase the property across from The Forum. "It was an act of desperation," said Council member Alex Wright (Post 3), of the city council's decision to purchase the property. "We researched all kinds of ideas," said Weare Gratwick, Council member for Post 6. "We found out the city could afford it if we had to buy it. But someone else came in before we could present a contract and bought it," he said. The buyer, a group of local investors headed by Robert Cheeley, who is a member of the board of directors at Piedmont Bank, was the "white …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Hosting the gathering were Peachtree Corners City Council members, Jeanne Aulbach and Alex Wright, with Mayor Mike Mason.
The gathering was small at the Peachtree Corners Town Hall meeting held Monday (Nov. 5) evening at the Avocet subdivision clubhouse with 10 residents in attendance. The meeting was hosted by council members Jeanne Aulbach (Post 4) and Alex Wright (Post 3) and Mayor Mike Mason. Each provided short introductions and encouraged questions. "Ask us anything you want to and we'll answer to the best of our ability," said Wright. To begin the meeting Aulbach offered a list of major milestones the city had achieved. "We want to talk about what's been done to date to build the framework and foundation for the city," said Aulbach. Among those significant steps in getting the new city ready to function: And milestones coming up: The mayor filled the …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Nearly 100 Peachtree Corners residents attended Thursday's District 1 meeting.
The Fellowship Hall of the Winters Chapel United Methodist Church filled up quickly with residents from Peachtree Corners District 1 who were eager for the chance to hear and ask questions of the city's mayor and council members. Chairs had been set out for about 50 residents for the first Town Hall Meeting to be held the voting District 1 - but those filled up quickly and organizers had to bring out another 50 additional seats for the Peachtree Corners residents. Post 1 council member Phil Sadd welcomed everyone and provided an overview of what the city has accomplished since it first began meeting shortly after the mayor and City Council were officially sworn in on April 17, 2012. Sadd said much has been accomplished in the short time. …
Monday, July 30, 2012
Peachtree Corners residents, take note, the 2nd in a series of meetings is coming up this week.
Monday, July 30, 2012
The City of Peachtree Corners City Council announced it has scheduled the second in a series of Town Hall meetings. It's been slated for Thursday, August 2, at 7:30 p.m. in District 1 at the Winters Chapel Methodist Church. The Town Hall will be hosted by Post 1 council member Phil Sadd and Post 5 council member Lorri Christopher. The purpose of the meeting is to give residents an opportunity to meet and talk with their council members. The format will be Q&A and will give the council members a chance to provide residents with information on what the City Council has accomplished over the past few months. Mayor Mike Mason will also be on hand along with a Wal-Mart representative to update residents on the status of the new Walmart Express …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Peachtree Corners residents finally got the chance to speak directly to several council members during an informal meeting held Monday night.
On Monday night the clubhouse of the Avocet subdivision was filled with nearly 50 Peachtree Corners residents who came to participate in a Town Hall Meeting hosted by council members Alex Wright (Post 3) and Jeanne Aulbach (Post 4). It was a chance for residents to get their questions answered about such subjects as the city's budget, how the city would operate, trash pick up and other issues. Wright and Aulbach spent the good part of an hour and a half answering queries by residents who were frustrated because, up until now, had not been able to ask their questions in a public setting and get the answers they were seeking. "We're thrilled to see so many who wanted to talk with us," said Aulbach as she addressed the group and provided a …
Monday, July 9, 2012
Beginning Monday, July 9. Peachtree Corners citizens will have a chance to get their questions answered at one of the upcoming gatherings scheduled throughout the summer.
Monday, July 9, 2012
Over the summer, members of the Peachtree Corners City Council will take turns hosting “Town Halls” around the city. The events will give residents an opportunity to talk to their Council members in a Q&A type format and share their feedback on the city’s first months of operations. The first “Town Hall,” hosted by Alex Wright, Post 3, and Jeanne Aulbach, Post 4, is scheduled for Monday, July 9 at 7 p.m. at the clubhouse of the Avocet subdivision, 4820 Avocet Drive, Peachtree Corners, 30092. Directions: After turning onto Avocet Drive, take a right at the stop sign, follow the drive to the clubhouse. Dates and locations for future “Town Halls” will be announced, as confirmed. We look forward to seeing your there.