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Peachtree City UPDATES
Week of June 12, 2017

 

HOT ISSUES

Planning Commission Meets Tonight

The Peachtree City Planning Commission will meet on Monday, June 12, 7:00 p.m., at City Hall.  The public is welcome.  The agenda includes the Conceptual Plats for Everton Phases 5 and 8 (off MacDuff Parkway).  For the complete packet, go to www.peachtree-city.org/planningagenda

 

Council Meets Thursday

The Peachtree City Mayor and Council will meet on Thursday, June 15, 7:00 p.m., at City Hall.  The public is welcome.  The agenda includes modifications to the Fee Schedule for the Planning & Zoning, Engineering, and Building Departments; modifications to the City’s Personnel Policy (Sick Leave Due to Passage of Georgia Kin Care Law); Bids for seal coating at Kedron Fieldhouse and two fire stations; and an amendment to the Land Development Ordinance related to replatting/resubdividing lots.  For the complete agenda and packet, visit www.peachtree-city.org/councilagenda

 


COMMUNITY NEWS


Volunteers Wanted - Water Guardians Lake Kedron Clean-up This Saturday

The Fayette County government will host the next Water Guardians lake cleanup at Lake Kedron on Saturday, June 17, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.  Seeking volunteers with kayaks or canoes, plus those who wish to walk the banks to help cleanup.  Pre-registration and waiver required – please email name, daytime phone number, contact email address and t-shirt size to WaterGuardians@fayettecountyga.gov  


Please arrive by 7:45 a.m. at the boat dock parking lot off of Peachtree Pkwy N and bring your waiver, life vest, sun screen, and a hat. Each volunteer will receive the new 2017 Water Guardian t-shirt at sign-in and will be provided a trash grabber, trash bags, and bottled water. The liability waiver sent to all volunteers MUST be completed in order to participate. This also applies to previous volunteers.  Lunch will be provided after the clean-up.



Public Safety Training on Robinson Rd on June 20

Peachtree City’s Fire and Police Departments will be conducting a training exercise at 424 Robinson Road on the evening of June 20, prior to the demolition of the structure at this location.   



Check Out Inline Hockey on June 29

The Peachtree City Inline Hockey League will hold an introduction event on Thursday, June 29, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., at the Kedron Rink.  Ages 4 and over (through adult) are welcome to come learn the basics of hockey while playing in your shoes (sneakers or closed-toe – no sandals or flip-flops).  This is a family event, and the league will provide water, ice pops, and fun!  The event is free, but signups are encouraged at Kedron Fieldhouse or online at www.peachtree-city.org/recreation



Peachtree City Celebrating Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4

This Independence Day, Peachtree City will once again invite residents to attend all of our festive events! Tuesday morning, July 4, will begin bright and early with the traditional Independence Day Parade at 9:00 a.m. Local businesses, individuals, and organizations will put on a show for the community, and all are welcome to line the parade route on Peachtree Parkway South.  As in previous years, the parade will begin in the area of Village on the Green and proceed north on Peachtree Parkway, crossing Crosstown, and turning west on McIntosh Trail to end at Shakerag Knoll and Huddleston Elementary School.


The Recreation & Special Events Department is also bringing back 4th Fest at City Hall Plaza this year, sponsored by Webb & Taylor, LLC. Just like in 2014, there will be a family-friendly event from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Acoustic jam band, Cougar Love, will take the stage for some live music from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m., and Final Answer Band will cover hits of the 70s and 80s from 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.  Other activities for celebrants of all ages include face painting, caricature drawings, inflatables, a photo booth, and more.  Some of the best food vendors in the state will also be present, so make sure to bring your appetite.  Special thanks to our many sponsors, including Presenting Sponsor, Webb & Taylor, LLC, and Pike Nurseries.


After the Fest wraps up, we will see you for the fireworks beginning at dusk over Lake Peachtree! 



Summer Sign-Ups Underway






CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS & TRAFFIC ADVISORIES


NuLink Fiber Installation – Wilshire – Begins June 26.  NuLink will be returning to Wilshire neighborhoods beginning June 26 to complete their installation of fiber in that area. 


2017 Street Paving Underway - Peachtree City’s contractor is now at work on the roadways that will be paved at this summer: Adell Ct, Bentwood Ct, Bluegill Tr, Bush Clover, Brooke Wood Dr, Crosstown Ct, Deergrass Tr, Gray Plum, Lanyard Bend, Pale Ivy, Primrose Path, Raintree Bend, Raintree Hill, Rockspray Ridge, Sage Blue, Southworth Ct, Summer Brooke, and Summer Pt.  Residents on these streets will receive a flier as the time for their paving approaches.  On paving dates, please remove all vehicles from the roadways (no on-street parking) and prevent irrigation systems from activating.  For a map of the paving projects, visit http://www.peachtree-city.org/index.aspx?NID=360


Lake Peachtree Spillway Replacement:  August 2017 - June 2018. More information, including the lake lowering schedule, available at http://www.peachtree-city.org/index.aspx?nid=1123  

AGL Vintage Gas Line Replacement – Cameron Trail Area – Atlanta Gas Light is replacing the vintage pipeline along Cameron Trail and in the neighborhoods of that area from now through mid-June.  Grass in the City-owned right-of-way along the roads will be restored as the project draws to a close.  Residents of the area should expect to see signage or receive notice hangers as the work approaches.  Work may also reduce roadways to one lane for limited amounts of time (with a flagger provided for traffic direction).

Coweta-Fayette EMC Right-of-Way Maintenance – Coweta-Fayette EMC will be performing vegetation management along rights-of-way in Peachtree City over the next several weeks.  Vegetation management is necessary for the safe provision of electrical service. If you have questions about the vegetation management program, please contact EMC at 770-252-7402.


Highway 54/MacDuff Parkway Projects in 2017 include two projects on the March 21 SPLOST (intersection improvements at MacDuff Parkway and Planterra Way); GDOT repaving from Fayetteville to the Coweta County line, and the completion of the MacDuff Parkway extension and the CSX Bridge (anticipated in fall 2017).  More information at http://www.peachtree-city.org/index.aspx?NID=1134


CALENDAR

Graduation Signs & Banners in Right-of-Way – Must Be Removed by TODAY (June 12)For details on the restrictions and requirements, visit http://ga-peachtreecity2.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/Home/View/1821.


Extension Service Class – Georgia Gold Medal Plants - Tuesday, June 13, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., at 140 Stonewall Ave W, Suite 210, Fayetteville.  Shelly Preston (State Botanical Garden) will discuss the winners and the history of the Gold Medal Plant Program.  Their mission is to assist Georgia homeowners in selecting plants that will thrive and look beautiful in their gardens and to help promote the green industry in our state.  The class is free, but to ensure adequate seating and material, please RSVP with class name, names of those attending and a phone number to uge2113@uga.edu


Picnic in the Park with Zac Brown’s Southern Ground – Tuesday, June 13, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 P.M., at Drake Field (adjacent to City Hall and Lake Peachtree).  Free event will provide a chance for the public to get to know the Southern Ground brands and more about Camp Southern Ground.  Sponsored by the Peachtree City CVB, there will be face and canvas painting, concessions, and lots of fun on the newly-renovated Drake Field. 


Meet the Author: Dan Aldridge, Jr – Saturday, June 13, 6:30 p.m., in the Floy Farr Room of the Peachtree City Library.  Based on his book, To Lasso the Clouds: The Beginning of Aviation in Georgia, the author tells the story of the first airplane flight in Georgia, a story that has been told incorrectly for over 100 years. Aviation and Georgia history buffs will enjoy learning about the two men from Athens, Georgia, who would be called the “second pair of Wright Brothers.” This event is free, open to the public - no registration required.


Peachtree City MOBA vs. South Carolina United – Tuesday, June 13, 7:30 p.m., at the MOBA Soccer Complex (1000 Hwy 74 S).  For tickets, visit http://www.mobasoccer.com/tickets


FSS Presents: The Hidden Gems of Georgia – Friday, June 16, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., at The Gathering Place (203 McIntosh Tr.)  Bonnie Helander, Gardening and Travel Writer for Fayette Woman, will explore the back roads and hidden places in North Georgia, including secret waterfalls, wildflower preserves, swinging and covered bridges, and places to enjoy nature that are off the beaten path. This program is free but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 register@fayss.org (include name, phone number, and event title). Fayette Senior Services members and non-members welcome. www.fayss.org


Piedmont Fayette Hospital’sWalk with a Doc” – Saturday, June 17, 8:15 a.m., at Aberdeen Village Center (Northlake Dr.)  Join Gastroenterologist Dr. William Norris, who will discuss a health topic of his choice. Participants can ask questions for the remainder of the session (approximately 40 minutes). The walk is free, but registration is required at www.piedmont.org/walkwithadoc . Participants will receive a t-shirt or a pedometer.


2nd Annual Balloons Over Fayette – Saturday, June 17, 3:00 – 10:00 p.m., at the Whitewater High/Sarah Harp Middle School Complex (100 Wildcat Way).  Tickets are $5 (kids 5 and younger are free).  Kid zone ($5), live entertainment, food vendors, and more.  Balloon rides ($12 for 3 – 11 yrs, $15 12 yrs – adult) begin at 5:00 p.m., and Balloon Glow at 9:00 p.m.  On-site pre-paid parking $5, off-site free.  Sponsored by the Fayette County Parks & Recreation.  For more info and online tickets and parking passes, visit http://www.fayettecountyga.gov/parks_and_recreation/balloons_over_fayette.htm


Meet the Artists: Vickie Gann and Cecil Cornwell – Sunday, June 18, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., at the Peachtree City Library.  The Library's artists for the month of June represent two local art associations, Cecil Cornwell with the Newnan-Coweta Art Association and Vickie Gann representing the Fayette Society of Fine Arts. Each month the associations supply two different local artists to display their work in the library. Both artists will be available to discuss their techniques and inspirations on June 18 near their artwork on the main floor of the Peachtree City Library. This program is free and open to the public.


Auburn University Anti-Bullying Summit – Wednesday & Thursday, June 21 & 22, at the Wyndham.  This event includes topics such as cyberbullying intervention, anti-bullying programs, research, restorative justice approaches, resources, and school climate. The summit provides an excellent opportunity to share information and network with educators, mental health professionals, counselors, and school safety officers who are involved in bullying intervention.  For more information and registration, visit http://www.auburn.edu/outreach/opce/antibullying/


Paul Anka Celebrating 60 Years of Hits – His Way @ The Fred – Saturday, June 24, at the Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater.  For details & tickets, visit www.amphitheater.org


Peachtree City Celebrates Independence Day – Tuesday, July 4.  Parade at 9:00 a.m., Fourth Fest at 5:00 p.m., and fireworks over Lake Peachtree at dusk.  For details, visit http://www.peachtree-city.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=4255&day=12&month=7&year=2017&calType=0



ONGOING

Current Recreation Activities Catalog available at www.peachtree-city.org/recreation .


Peachtree City Yard Sales – Signs at City Hall, List on the PTC App.  Authorized yard sale signs are available at City Hall for $0.50 each, and the yard sale application and rules are available at City Hall or online at http://www.peachtree-city.org/index.aspx?nid=979 .  View upcoming yard sales via the free Peachtree City App:


Tree Removal Permits – Tree removal permit applications are reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Department – visit www.peachtree-city.org/tree for FAQ and application.

Burn PermitsSTATE MANDATED BURN BAN IN EFFECT MAY 1 – SEPTEMBER 30.  No burn permits for outdoor burning will be issued during this time.  Recreational fires and fires used for cooking are allowed and do not require a permit.  For more information, call the Fire Marshal’s Office at 770-631-2526.

“My Community Officer” Program – The Peachtree City Police Department’s “My Community Officer” program pairs officers who have volunteered to serve as individual points of contact with each neighborhood in Peachtree City for questions or issues on police related issues.  Learn more at www.peachtree-city.org/MyCommunityOfficer

Update Your HOA Contacts Peachtree City is asking local Homeowner Associations to update their contact information.  Please email officer names, phone numbers, email addresses, neighborhood web pages or social media pages, and management company information (if applicable) to info@peachtree-city.org . Peachtree City uses this information to contact nearby communities when issues of possible interest may be coming up.  The information will NOT be placed on the web site unless requested.

Recycling – The Peachtree City Recycling Center (off Highway 74 S at Rockaway Road) accepts yard waste and e-waste and is open on Wednesdays, 1:00 – 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Recycling Stations at Public Works are open 24/7 and include a used book drop. No aerosol cans or plastic bags can be accepted. For more information, email kptcb@peachtree-city.org or call 770-632-3195.

Doing Business with Peachtree City – Do you operate or work for a local business that would be interested in doing business with the City?  Visit www.peachtree-city.org/bids to check out current bids and Requests for Proposals/Information, and sign up for the City’s vendor list.

Crime Tips – If you have information that would assist the Police Department in any local crimes, please call 770-487-8866 or submit an anonymous tip at www.peachtree-city.org/police and selecting “Crime Tips” or the department’s Facebook app, or text "PTCTIPS” and the information to 274637 (“CRIMES”)"

MedReturn Prescription Disposal Program – Citizens can bring unwanted prescriptions to the PTC Police Station Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (NO needles/sharps, syringes with needles, thermometers, IV bags, bloody or infectious waste, personal care products, empty containers, inhalers, medical equipment, or hydrogen peroxide).




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Peachtree City UPDATES
Week of June 12, 2017


HOT ISSUES

Planning Commission Meets Tonight
The Peachtree City Planning Commission will meet on Monday, June 12, 7:00 p.m., at City Hall. The public is welcome. The agenda includes the Conceptual Plats for Everton Phases 5 and 8 (off MacDuff Parkway). For the complete packet, go to www.peachtree-city.org/planningagenda


Council Meets Thursday
The Peachtree City Mayor and Council will meet on Thursday, June 15, 7:00 p.m., at City Hall. The public is welcome. The agenda includes modifications to the Fee Schedule for the Planning & Zoning, Engineering, and Building Departments; modifications to the City’s Personnel Policy (Sick Leave Due to Passage of Georgia Kin Care Law); Bids for seal coating at Kedron Fieldhouse and two fire stations; and an amendment to the Land Development Ordinance related to replatting/resubdividing lots. For the complete agenda and packet, visit www.peachtree-city.org/councilagenda


COMMUNITY NEWS

Volunteers Wanted - Water Guardians Lake Kedron Clean-up This Saturday
The Fayette County government will host the next Water Guardians lake cleanup at Lake Kedron on Saturday, June 17, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Seeking volunteers with kayaks or canoes, plus those who wish to walk the banks to help cleanup. Pre-registration and waiver required – please email name, daytime phone number, contact email address and t-shirt size to WaterGuardians@fayettecountyga.gov

Please arrive by 7:45 a.m. at the boat dock parking lot off of Peachtree Pkwy N and bring your waiver, life vest, sun screen, and a hat. Each volunteer will receive the new 2017 Water Guardian t-shirt at sign-in and will be provided a trash grabber, trash bags, and bottled water. The liability waiver sent to all volunteers MUST be completed in order to participate. This also applies to previous volunteers. Lunch will be provided after the clean-up.


Public Safety Training on Robinson Rd on June 20
Peachtree City’s Fire and Police Departments will be conducting a training exercise at 424 Robinson Road on the evening of June 20, prior to the demolition of the structure at this location.


Check Out Inline Hockey on June 29
The Peachtree City Inline Hockey League will hold an introduction event on Thursday, June 29, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., at the Kedron Rink. Ages 4 and over (through adult) are welcome to come learn the basics of hockey while playing in your shoes (sneakers or closed-toe – no sandals or flip-flops). This is a family event, and the league will provide water, ice pops, and fun! The event is free, but signups are encouraged at Kedron Fieldhouse or online at www.peachtree-city.org/recreation


Peachtree City Celebrating Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4
This Independence Day, Peachtree City will once again invite residents to attend all of our festive events! Tuesday morning, July 4, will begin bright and early with the traditional Independence Day Parade at 9:00 a.m. Local businesses, individuals, and organizations will put on a show for the community, and all are welcome to line the parade route on Peachtree Parkway South. As in previous years, the parade will begin in the area of Village on the Green and proceed north on Peachtree Parkway, crossing Crosstown, and turning west on McIntosh Trail to end at Shakerag Knoll and Huddleston Elementary School.

The Recreation & Special Events Department is also bringing back 4th Fest at City Hall Plaza this year, sponsored by Webb & Taylor, LLC. Just like in 2014, there will be a family-friendly event from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. Acoustic jam band, Cougar Love, will take the stage for some live music from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m., and Final Answer Band will cover hits of the 70s and 80s from 7:00 - 8:45 p.m. Other activities for celebrants of all ages include face painting, caricature drawings, inflatables, a photo booth, and more. Some of the best food vendors in the state will also be present, so make sure to bring your appetite. Special thanks to our many sponsors, including Presenting Sponsor, Webb & Taylor, LLC, and Pike Nurseries.

After the Fest wraps up, we will see you for the fireworks beginning at dusk over Lake Peachtree!


Summer Sign-Ups Underway
• SCT Camp Wild for ages 6 - 12 – June 26 – 30 at The Ridge and July 17 – 21 at Line Creek. More info and registration at http://sctlandtrust.org/camp-wild-summer-camps/
• Recreation Summer Camps, with options for ages 2 – 14. View the full list of options and register online at www.peachtree-city.org/recreation
• Peachtree City Tennis Center Youth Summer Camps – through August 4 for ages 6 – 12. Sign up for one day or a full week, morning and afternoon sessions, and extended care options. http://www.peachtreecitytennis.com/page.php?page_id=6393&name=Summer_Camp
• 2017 Chiefettes Mini Dance Camp for PreK – 8th Grade, July 24 – 27, at http://www.fcboe.org/Page/2724
• 2017 McIntosh Chiefs Mini Cheer Camp for Pre-K through 8th Grade, July 24 – 27, at http://www.fcboe.org/Page/2732
• Lady Chiefs Softball Mini Camp for K-8th Grade, July 11-13, at http://www.fcboe.org/Page/3296 (Correct phone number for Community School is 770-460-3990 x470). ty

CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS & TRAFFIC ADVISORIES

NuLink Fiber Installation – Wilshire – Begins June 26. NuLink will be returning to Wilshire neighborhoods beginning June 26 to complete their installation of fiber in that area.

2017 Street Paving Underway - Peachtree City’s contractor is now at work on the roadways that will be paved at this summer: Adell Ct, Bentwood Ct, Bluegill Tr, Bush Clover, Brooke Wood Dr, Crosstown Ct, Deergrass Tr, Gray Plum, Lanyard Bend, Pale Ivy, Primrose Path, Raintree Bend, Raintree Hill, Rockspray Ridge, Sage Blue, Southworth Ct, Summer Brooke, and Summer Pt. Residents on these streets will receive a flier as the time for their paving approaches. On paving dates, please remove all vehicles from the roadways (no on-street parking) and prevent irrigation systems from activating. For a map of the paving projects, visit http://www.peachtree-city.org/index.aspx?NID=360

Lake Peachtree Spillway Replacement: August 2017 - June 2018. More information, including the lake lowering schedule, available at http://www.peachtree-city.org/index.aspx?nid=1123

AGL Vintage Gas Line Replacement – Cameron Trail Area – Atlanta Gas Light is replacing the vintage pipeline along Cameron Trail and in the neighborhoods of that area from now through mid-June. Grass in the City-owned right-of-way along the roads will be restored as the project draws to a close. Residents of the area should expect to see signage or receive notice hangers as the work approaches. Work may also reduce roadways to one lane for limited amounts of time (with a flagger provided for traffic direction).

Coweta-Fayette EMC Right-of-Way Maintenance – Coweta-Fayette EMC will be performing vegetation management along rights-of-way in Peachtree City over the next several weeks. Vegetation management is necessary for the safe provision of electrical service. If you have questions about the vegetation management program, please contact EMC at 770-252-7402.

Highway 54/MacDuff Parkway Projects in 2017 include two projects on the March 21 SPLOST (intersection improvements at MacDuff Parkway and Planterra Way); GDOT repaving from Fayetteville to the Coweta County line, and the completion of the MacDuff Parkway extension and the CSX Bridge (anticipated in fall 2017). More information at http://www.peachtree-city.org/index.aspx?NID=1134.


CALENDAR

Graduation Signs & Banners in Right-of-Way – Must Be Removed by TODAY (June 12). For details on the restrictions and requirements, visit http://ga-peachtreecity2.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/Home/View/1821.

Extension Service Class – Georgia Gold Medal Plants - Tuesday, June 13, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., at 140 Stonewall Ave W, Suite 210, Fayetteville. Shelly Preston (State Botanical Garden) will discuss the winners and the history of the Gold Medal Plant Program. Their mission is to assist Georgia homeowners in selecting plants that will thrive and look beautiful in their gardens and to help promote the green industry in our state. The class is free, but to ensure adequate seating and material, please RSVP with class name, names of those attending and a phone number to uge2113@uga.edu

Picnic in the Park with Zac Brown’s Southern Ground – Tuesday, June 13, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 P.M., at Drake Field (adjacent to City Hall and Lake Peachtree). Free event will provide a chance for the public to get to know the Southern Ground brands and more about Camp Southern Ground. Sponsored by the Peachtree City CVB, there will be face and canvas painting, concessions, and lots of fun on the newly-renovated Drake Field.

Meet the Author: Dan Aldridge, Jr – Saturday, June 13, 6:30 p.m., in the Floy Farr Room of the Peachtree City Library. Based on his book, To Lasso the Clouds: The Beginning of Aviation in Georgia, the author tells the story of the first airplane flight in Georgia, a story that has been told incorrectly for over 100 years. Aviation and Georgia history buffs will enjoy learning about the two men from Athens, Georgia, who would be called the “second pair of Wright Brothers.” This event is free, open to the public - no registration required.

Peachtree City MOBA vs. South Carolina United – Tuesday, June 13, 7:30 p.m., at the MOBA Soccer Complex (1000 Hwy 74 S). For tickets, visit http://www.mobasoccer.com/tickets

FSS Presents: The Hidden Gems of Georgia – Friday, June 16, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m., at The Gathering Place (203 McIntosh Tr.) Bonnie Helander, Gardening and Travel Writer for Fayette Woman, will explore the back roads and hidden places in North Georgia, including secret waterfalls, wildflower preserves, swinging and covered bridges, and places to enjoy nature that are off the beaten path. This program is free but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 register@fayss.org (include name, phone number, and event title). Fayette Senior Services members and non-members welcome. www.fayss.org

Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s “Walk with a Doc” – Saturday, June 17, 8:15 a.m., at Aberdeen Village Center (Northlake Dr.) Join Gastroenterologist Dr. William Norris, who will discuss a health topic of his choice. Participants can ask questions for the remainder of the session (approximately 40 minutes). The walk is free, but registration is required at www.piedmont.org/walkwithadoc . Participants will receive a t-shirt or a pedometer.

2nd Annual Balloons Over Fayette – Saturday, June 17, 3:00 – 10:00 p.m., at the Whitewater High/Sarah Harp Middle School Complex (100 Wildcat Way). Tickets are $5 (kids 5 and younger are free). Kid zone ($5), live entertainment, food vendors, and more. Balloon rides ($12 for 3 – 11 yrs, $15 12 yrs – adult) begin at 5:00 p.m., and Balloon Glow at 9:00 p.m. On-site pre-paid parking $5, off-site free. Sponsored by the Fayette County Parks & Recreation. For more info and online tickets and parking passes, visit http://www.fayettecountyga.gov/parks_and_recreation/balloons_over_fayette.htm

Meet the Artists: Vickie Gann and Cecil Cornwell – Sunday, June 18, 2:00 -?3:00 p.m., at the Peachtree City Library. The Library's artists for the month of June represent two local art associations, Cecil Cornwell with the Newnan-Coweta Art Association and Vickie Gann representing the Fayette Society of Fine Arts. Each month the associations supply two different local artists to display their work in the library. Both artists will be available to discuss their techniques and inspirations on June 18 near their artwork on the main floor of the Peachtree City Library. This program is free and open to the public.

Auburn University Anti-Bullying Summit – Wednesday & Thursday, June 21?&?22, at the Wyndham. This event includes topics such as cyberbullying intervention, anti-bullying programs, research, restorative justice approaches, resources, and school climate. The summit provides an excellent opportunity to share information and network with educators, mental health professionals, counselors, and school safety officers who are involved in bullying intervention. For more information and registration, visit http://www.auburn.edu/outreach/opce/antibullying/

Paul Anka Celebrating 60 Years of Hits – His Way @ The Fred – Saturday, June 24, at the Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater. For details & tickets, visit www.amphitheater.org

Peachtree City Celebrates Independence Day – Tuesday, July 4. Parade at 9:00 a.m., Fourth Fest at 5:00 p.m., and fireworks over Lake Peachtree at dusk. For details, visit http://www.peachtree-city.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=4255&day=12&month=7&year=2017&calType=0

ONGOING

Current Recreation Activities Catalog available at www.peachtree-city.org/recreation .

Peachtree City Yard Sales – Signs at City Hall, List on the PTC App. Authorized yard sale signs are available at City Hall for $0.50 each, and the yard sale application and rules are available at City Hall or online at http://www.peachtree-city.org/index.aspx?nid=979 . View upcoming yard sales via the free Peachtree City App:
• Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.qrvalues.peachtreecity&hl=en
• iPhone - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-peachtree-city-app/id527020141?mt=8

Tree Removal Permits – Tree removal permit applications are reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Department – visit www.peachtree-city.org/tree for FAQ and application.

Burn Permits – STATE MANDATED BURN BAN IN EFFECT MAY 1 – SEPTEMBER 30. No burn permits for outdoor burning will be issued during this time. Recreational fires and fires used for cooking are allowed and do not require a permit. For more information, call the Fire Marshal’s Office at 770-631-2526.

“My Community Officer” Program – The Peachtree City Police Department’s “My Community Officer” program pairs officers who have volunteered to serve as individual points of contact with each neighborhood in Peachtree City for questions or issues on police related issues. Learn more at www.peachtree-city.org/MyCommunityOfficer

Update Your HOA Contacts – Peachtree City is asking local Homeowner Associations to update their contact information. Please email officer names, phone numbers, email addresses, neighborhood web pages or social media pages, and management company information (if applicable) to info@peachtree-city.org . Peachtree City uses this information to contact nearby communities when issues of possible interest may be coming up. The information will NOT be placed on the web site unless requested.

Recycling – The Peachtree City Recycling Center (off Highway 74 S at Rockaway Road) accepts yard waste and e-waste and is open on Wednesdays, 1:00 – 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Recycling Stations at Public Works are open 24/7 and include a used book drop. No aerosol cans or plastic bags can be accepted. For more information, email kptcb@peachtree-city.org or call 770-632-3195.

Doing Business with Peachtree City – Do you operate or work for a local business that would be interested in doing business with the City? Visit www.peachtree-city.org/bids to check out current bids and Requests for Proposals/Information, and sign up for the City’s vendor list.

Crime Tips – If you have information that would assist the Police Department in any local crimes, please call 770-487-8866 or submit an anonymous tip at www.peachtree-city.org/police and selecting “Crime Tips” or the department’s Facebook app, or text "PTCTIPS” and the information to 274637 (“CRIMES”)"

MedReturn Prescription Disposal Program – Citizens can bring unwanted prescriptions to the PTC Police Station Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (NO needles/sharps, syringes with needles, thermometers, IV bags, bloody or infectious waste, personal care products, empty containers, inhalers, medical equipment, or hydrogen peroxide).


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