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Week of September 23, 2019

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HOT TOPICS

Council Actions from September 19

  • Council approved the Consent Agenda (FY 2019 Budget Amendment – Change Orders, Stormwater Pipe Rehabilitation Projects; Permission for Digital Library of Georgia to Digitize & Provide Online Public Access to Peachtree City Historical Documents).
  • Council awarded the bid for tree trimming and removal services to Total Outdoors, LLC.
  • Council approved a draw on the Master Lease Purchase Agreement to reimburse the City for 10 replacement Police vehicles
  • Council approved a $500,000 Increase to the Paving Contract to move Muirfield and Calgary Place from the 2020 schedule to 2019 to take advantage of the current contract pricing.

Tower Road Boil Water Advisory through Tuesday

The Fayette County Water System repaird a water main break on Tower Road today that caused water pressure to drop to low levels.  This can allow the water 8in the system to be contaminated.  Water has been sent for testing, but residents of Tower Road affected by the outage or low pressure should boil all water for 1 minute prior to drinking, cooking, or preparing baby food.  Fayette County Water will announce the water test results on Tuesday afternoon.  Please call the Fayette County Water System at 770-320-6080 for updates on this boil water notice.


COMMUNITY NEWS

Fayette Career Expo This Thursday

The Georgia Department of Labor and the Fayette Chamber will hold the first Fayette County Manufacturers & Industri Career Expo on Thursday, September 26, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m., at New Hope South Campus (1563 Joel Cowan Pkwy just outside Peachtree City).  Bring your resume and dress for success.  Having an Employ Georgia account will allow attendees to receive enhanced services and expedited the process.  Create an account and resume (or upload an existing resume) at http://employgeorgia.com

HOA Boot Camp on October 5 in Fayetteville

Fayette County Commissioner Charles Rousseau will host an HOA Boot Camp on Saturday, October 5, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the County offices (140 Stonewall Avenue W),  This will be an informational session to benefit Homeowner Associations and citizens in the community. Staff representing Environmental Management, Code Enforcement, Tax Assessors, Water System, Public Works, Fire, Environmental Health, the Clerk of Courts, and others will be present to provide pertinent information and to lead in audience discussions.

You do not have to be a part of a HOA to attend this event.Information will be provided and discussions/questions are citizen led.  Free admission and parking is available. Refreshments and box lunches will be provided to all registered attendees. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-fayette-hoa-boot-camp-tickets-72084788543


CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATES

Utility / Right-of-Way Projects

Atlanta Gas Light is working on new installation in

  • Cresswind, August 6 through October
  • Everton, August 1 through November 1

REMINDER:  Utility work takes place in City-owned Right-of-Way or Utility Easements.  Please do not threaten contractors – they are allowed to work in this area whether you personally want the service or not. While it may be your “yard,” it is not your property.  Contractors will restore grass when done in the neighborhood.  Residents should water new grass seed/sod after installation (the utilities do not return to keep grass seed/sod watered).  No one should have private sprinkler systems or electric dog fences in the public right-of-way, but if you do, please mark them when you see other utilities marked in your yard.  Utility contractors are not responsible for restoring these items, and locate services (811) will not know about them to mark them. 


CALENDAR

Fayette County Board of Education meeting – Monday, September 23, 6:30 p.m., at 205 LaFayette Avenue, Building A, in Fayetteville.

Understanding Medicare – Thursday, September 26, at the Peachtree City Library. Two sessions, 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.  Medicare Eligibility, Original Medicare Parts A & B, Medicare Advantage (Part C), Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D), Medicare Supplements, Enrollment Periods, and more. Registration required at at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com  

Fayette County Board of Commissioners Meeting – Thursday, September 26, 6:30 p.m., at 140 Stonewall Ave. W in Fayetteville.  Agenda information at https://fayettecountyga.gov/administration/BOC/county_commission_meetings.htm

Library Game Night for Adults – Thursday, September 26, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Test your knowledge about banned and challenged books, plus trivia questions and matching games. Which book was banned for being “too depressing?” Why were Winnie the Pooh books banned in the United States? Event is free, adults ages 18 and up. Registration required at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com

KC & the Sunshine Band – Friday, September 27.  For more information and tickets, visit http://www.amphitheater.org/.

Fayette Extension Office Plant Sale – Saturday, September 28, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at the Education Garden located behind the Extension Office on Heritage Parkway, Fayetteville. Plants available include native plants, small fruit, herbs, fall vegetables. perennials for sun and shade, and pollinator plants. Fayette Master Gardener Extension volunteers will be on hand to answer questions. Pre-order by September 23. More info at Fayette.extension@uga.edu.

Annual Dragon Boat Races – Saturday, September 28, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., on Lake Peachtree and Drake Field. The event is organized by the Rotary Club of Peachtree City. Food, Kids Corner, artisans, and the races – Charity partners this year are the Real Life Center, the Eden Project, and the Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness Center at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. For more information on the event, visit the Rotary Club of Peachtree City Dragon Boats Facebook page.

Library Closed – Saturday, September 28, for the Dragon Boat Festival. It will reopen on Sunday, September 29, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Georgia House District 71 Runoff Election – Tuesday, October 1.  Advance voting is underway this week, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To find out if you are eligible to vote in this runoff, visit www.mvp.sos.ga.gov.

FSS Presents: The Battle of Ocean Pond – Friday, October 4, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., at The Gathering Place (203 McIntosh Tr.).  Jim Scott will share the history of Florida’s only Civil War battle - The Battle of Olustee, also known as the Battle of Ocean Pond.  The program is FREE but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). Fayette Senior Services members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org

George Thorogood and the Destroyers at The Fred – Saturday, October 5.  For more information and tickets, visit http://www.amphitheater.org/.

Deadline for Voter Registration for Municipal Election – Monday, October 7, 5:00 p.m. Peachtree City’s general election on Tuesday, November 5, will decide the Council Members for Post 1 (Prebor) and Post 2 (King). The candidates are:

  • Post 1 – Phil Prebor (incumbent), Oobi Childs, Morgan Hallmon
  • Post 2 – Mike King (incumbent), Darryl Csicsila, Steven Newton

Voter registration for the election will close at 5:00 p.m. on October 7.  Polls will be open on Election Day, November 5, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on the day of the run-off election, if required.  Advanced In Person (Early) Voting will be held October 15 – November 1, at the Fayette County Administrative Complex, Peachtree City Library, and Tyrone Town Hall. A runoff election, if required, shall be held on December 3, 2019.

If you have more questions about the upcoming election, please visit https://peachtree-city.org/Mayor & City Council/Elections and watch upcoming issues of UPDATES for features and reminders.

FSS Presents: Medicare Made Easy – Monday, October 7, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., at The Gathering Place (203 McIntosh Tr.).  Anita Richards with Piedmont Sixty Plus and a GeorgiaCares Medicare expert will review the basics on Medicare benefits: Part A – hospital insurance, Part B – medical insurance, Part C –advantage plans, Part D –prescription drug coverage, and Medigap – supplemental insurance to Medicare. The program is FREE but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). Fayette Senior Services members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org

Night Market at Drake Field – Saturday, October 12, 6:00 – 11:00 p.m.  Enjoy live music, food, and artists. Bustling with excitement and fun, Night Market is the monthly destination for outdoor dining, shopping, and entertainment. Night Market is intended for participants 21 and older and has alcoholic beverages present. Golf Cart commuting is recommended.

Promise Place Fundraising Dinner – Tuesday, October 15, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Flat Creek Country Club, 100 Flat Creek Road. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Tickets for the event are $100 each or $800 per table/8 people, and reservations can be made at https://promiseplace.org or by sending a check to Promise Place, P.O. Box 854, Fayetteville, GA  30214. ATTN:  Fundraising. For more info, contact Hortense Jackson at 770-692-3390 or hortense.jackson@promiseplace.org.

FSS Presents: A Travel Guide to Georgia – Friday, October 18, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at The Gathering Place (203 McIntosh Tr.). Take a tour of Georgia’s best vacation spots, great weekend getaways, and popular day trips.  . Dawn will share some of the most popular destinations to visit in Georgia for an adventurous day trip or a great weekend or overnight getaway that are close to home. The program is FREE but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). Fayette Senior Services members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org

Magnolia Fine Arts Festival – Saturday & Sunday, October 19 & 20, at Drake Field.  Juried fine arts market, student art exhibit, great food, kids’ corner, and demonstrations with live performances all weekend! Festival admission is free.  http://www.magnoliaartsfestival.org/festival-info/

Live2Lead Coming – Friday, October 22, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Peachtree City Christian Church, 500 Kedron Drive. The leadership simulcast features John Maxwell, Rachel Hollis and three other speakers. The local panel includes Colin Martin, Fayette Chamber of Commerce President & CEO; BG Rock Donahue (US Army, Retired), Executive Director, Georgia Military College; Vanessa Fleisch, Peachtree City Mayor; Cathy Berggren, Executive Director, Real Life Center; and Dr. George Dillard, Senior Pastor, Peachtree City Christian Church.  For all the details, please visit L2LPTC.com.

Peachtree City Fall Festival & Trunk-or-Treat – Saturday, October 26, at Drake Field.  Put on your costume and head to Drake Field for an afternoon of free family fun including constume contests, bounce houses, hay maze, food vendors, music, pumpkin painting, and more beginning at 2:00 p.m.  Then Trunk-or-Treating hosted by the Peachtree City Police Department will be from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. and will feature decorated City vehicles.  Event sponsors are C2 Education, Peachtree City Chapter International Order of DeMolay, Hope Assembly #4 International Order of Rainbow for Girls, Silverton Mortgage, and American Black Belt Academy..

SCT’s Haunted Woods at The Ridge – Saturday, October 26, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., at The Ridge Nature Area (415 Burch Rd, Fayetteville).  Kids trail and adult trails – face painting, Southern Crescent Storytellers, and trick-or-treating.  https://sctlandtrust.org/event/haunted-woods/

Halloween – Thursday, October 31.  Peachtree City does not change the date for Trick-or-Treating. 


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 https://peachtree-city.org/745/Yard-Sales-Virtual-Neighborhoods

Tree Removal Permits – Tree removal permit applications are reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Department – visit http://peachtree-city.org/1195/Trees

Burn PermitsThe State Outdoor Burn Ban is now in effect through September 30.  No burn permits will be issued for the burning of yard debris.  Campfires, chimneys, and cooking fires are still permitted.  All fires should be completely out and cold to the touch before leaving them.  Have a method of extinguishment available at all times and watch the weather.  Summer storms can produce gusty winds that blow embers into wooded areas and spark brush fires.  If prevailing winds are more than 15 mph, please refrain from having a camp fire. 

“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/MyCommunityOfficerPlease make sure the department has updated Homeowner Association contact information via this page as well.

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, plastic, plastic bags, or aluminum metal can be accepted. Aluminum cans can be taken to Fire Stations 81 (110 Paschall Road) and 82 (105 Peachtree Parkway North) for recycling. 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 ttp://www.peachtree-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/1644/Police-Department-Applicationand 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, liquids, creams, or hydrogen peroxide).




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Week of September 23, 2019

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HOT TOPICS

Council Actions from September 19
• Council approved the Consent Agenda (FY 2019 Budget Amendment – Change Orders, Stormwater Pipe Rehabilitation Projects; Permission for Digital Library of Georgia to Digitize & Provide Online Public Access to Peachtree City Historical Documents).
• Council awarded the bid for tree trimming and removal services to Total Outdoors, LLC.
• Council approved a draw on the Master Lease Purchase Agreement to reimburse the City for 10 replacement Police vehicles
• Council approved a $500,000 Increase to the Paving Contract to move Muirfield and Calgary Place from the 2020 schedule to 2019 to take advantage of the current contract pricing.


Tower Road Boil Water Advisory through Tuesday
The Fayette County Water System repaird a water main break on Tower Road today that caused water pressure to drop to low levels. This can allow the water 8in the system to be contaminated. Water has been sent for testing, but residents of Tower Road affected by the outage or low pressure should boil all water for 1 minute prior to drinking, cooking, or preparing baby food. Fayette County Water will announce the water test results on Tuesday afternoon. Please call the Fayette County Water System at 770-320-6080 for updates on this boil water notice.

COMMUNITY NEWS

Fayette Career Expo This Thursday
The Georgia Department of Labor and the Fayette Chamber will hold the first Fayette County Manufacturers & Industri Career Expo on Thursday, September 26, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m., at New Hope South Campus (1563 Joel Cowan Pkwy just outside Peachtree City). Bring your resume and dress for success. Having an Employ Georgia account will allow attendees to receive enhanced services and expedited the process. Create an account and resume (or upload an existing resume) at http://employgeorgia.com


HOA Boot Camp on October 5 in Fayetteville
Fayette County Commissioner Charles Rousseau will host an HOA Boot Camp on Saturday, October 5, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the County offices (140 Stonewall Avenue W), This will be an informational session to benefit Homeowner Associations and citizens in the community. Staff representing Environmental Management, Code Enforcement, Tax Assessors, Water System, Public Works, Fire, Environmental Health, the Clerk of Courts, and others will be present to provide pertinent information and to lead in audience discussions.

You do not have to be a part of a HOA to attend this event.Information will be provided and discussions/questions are citizen led. Free admission and parking is available. Refreshments and box lunches will be provided to all registered attendees. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-fayette-hoa-boot-camp-tickets-72084788543


CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATES


Utility / Right-of-Way Projects

Atlanta Gas Light is working on new installation in
• Cresswind, August 6 through October
• Everton, August 1 through November 1

REMINDER: Utility work takes place in City-owned Right-of-Way or Utility Easements. Please do not threaten contractors – they are allowed to work in this area whether you personally want the service or not. While it may be your “yard,” it is not your property. Contractors will restore grass when done in the neighborhood. Residents should water new grass seed/sod after installation (the utilities do not return to keep grass seed/sod watered). No one should have private sprinkler systems or electric dog fences in the public right-of-way, but if you do, please mark them when you see other utilities marked in your yard. Utility contractors are not responsible for restoring these items, and locate services (811) will not know about them to mark them.


CALENDAR

Fayette County Board of Education meeting – Monday, September 23, 6:30 p.m., at 205 LaFayette Avenue, Building A, in Fayetteville.

Understanding Medicare – Thursday, September 26, at the Peachtree City Library. Two sessions, 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Medicare Eligibility, Original Medicare Parts A & B, Medicare Advantage (Part C), Prescription Drug Coverage (Part D), Medicare Supplements, Enrollment Periods, and more. Registration required at at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com

Fayette County Board of Commissioners Meeting – Thursday, September 26, 6:30 p.m., at 140 Stonewall Ave. W in Fayetteville. Agenda information at https://fayettecountyga.gov/administration/BOC/county_commission_meetings.htm

Library Game Night for Adults – Thursday, September 26, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Test your knowledge about banned and challenged books, plus trivia questions and matching games. Which book was banned for being “too depressing?” Why were Winnie the Pooh books banned in the United States? Event is free, adults ages 18 and up. Registration required at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com

KC & the Sunshine Band – Friday, September 27. For more information and tickets, visit http://www.amphitheater.org/.

Fayette Extension Office Plant Sale – Saturday, September 28, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at the Education Garden located behind the Extension Office on Heritage Parkway, Fayetteville. Plants available include native plants, small fruit, herbs, fall vegetables. perennials for sun and shade, and pollinator plants. Fayette Master Gardener Extension volunteers will be on hand to answer questions. Pre-order by September 23. More info at Fayette.extension@uga.edu.

Annual Dragon Boat Races – Saturday, September 28, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., on Lake Peachtree and Drake Field. The event is organized by the Rotary Club of Peachtree City. Food, Kids Corner, artisans, and the races – Charity partners this year are the Real Life Center, the Eden Project, and the Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness Center at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. For more information on the event, visit the Rotary Club of Peachtree City Dragon Boats Facebook page.

Library Closed – Saturday, September 28, for the Dragon Boat Festival. It will reopen on Sunday, September 29, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Georgia House District 71 Runoff Election – Tuesday, October 1. Advance voting is underway this week, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To find out if you are eligible to vote in this runoff, visit www.mvp.sos.ga.gov.

FSS Presents: The Battle of Ocean Pond – Friday, October 4, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., at The Gathering Place (203 McIntosh Tr.). Jim Scott will share the history of Florida’s only Civil War battle - The Battle of Olustee, also known as the Battle of Ocean Pond. The program is FREE but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). Fayette Senior Services members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org

George Thorogood and the Destroyers at The Fred – Saturday, October 5. For more information and tickets, visit http://www.amphitheater.org/.

Deadline for Voter Registration for Municipal Election – Monday, October 7, 5:00 p.m. Peachtree City’s general election on Tuesday, November 5, will decide the Council Members for Post 1 (Prebor) and Post 2 (King). The candidates are:
• Post 1 – Phil Prebor (incumbent), Oobi Childs, Morgan Hallmon
• Post 2 – Mike King (incumbent), Darryl Csicsila, Steven Newton
Voter registration for the election will close at 5:00 p.m. on October 7. Polls will be open on Election Day, November 5, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on the day of the run-off election, if required. Advanced In Person (Early) Voting will be held October 15 – November 1, at the Fayette County Administrative Complex, Peachtree City Library, and Tyrone Town Hall. A runoff election, if required, shall be held on December 3, 2019.

If you have more questions about the upcoming election, please visit https://peachtree-city.org/Mayor & City Council/Elections and watch upcoming issues of UPDATES for features and reminders.

FSS Presents: Medicare Made Easy – Monday, October 7, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., at The Gathering Place (203 McIntosh Tr.). Anita Richards with Piedmont Sixty Plus and a GeorgiaCares Medicare expert will review the basics on Medicare benefits: Part A – hospital insurance, Part B – medical insurance, Part C –advantage plans, Part D –prescription drug coverage, and Medigap – supplemental insurance to Medicare. The program is FREE but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). Fayette Senior Services members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org

Night Market at Drake Field – Saturday, October 12, 6:00 – 11:00 p.m. Enjoy live music, food, and artists. Bustling with excitement and fun, Night Market is the monthly destination for outdoor dining, shopping, and entertainment. Night Market is intended for participants 21 and older and has alcoholic beverages present. Golf Cart commuting is recommended.

Promise Place Fundraising Dinner – Tuesday, October 15, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Flat Creek Country Club, 100 Flat Creek Road. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Tickets for the event are $100 each or $800 per table/8 people, and reservations can be made at https://promiseplace.org or by sending a check to Promise Place, P.O. Box 854, Fayetteville, GA 30214. ATTN: Fundraising. For more info, contact Hortense Jackson at 770-692-3390 or hortense.jackson@promiseplace.org.

FSS Presents: A Travel Guide to Georgia – Friday, October 18, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at The Gathering Place (203 McIntosh Tr.). Take a tour of Georgia’s best vacation spots, great weekend getaways, and popular day trips. . Dawn will share some of the most popular destinations to visit in Georgia for an adventurous day trip or a great weekend or overnight getaway that are close to home. The program is FREE but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or register@fayss.org (include name, phone number and event title). Fayette Senior Services members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org

Magnolia Fine Arts Festival – Saturday & Sunday, October 19 & 20, at Drake Field. Juried fine arts market, student art exhibit, great food, kids’ corner, and demonstrations with live performances all weekend! Festival admission is free. http://www.magnoliaartsfestival.org/festival-info/

Live2Lead Coming – Friday, October 22, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Peachtree City Christian Church, 500 Kedron Drive. The leadership simulcast features John Maxwell, Rachel Hollis and three other speakers. The local panel includes Colin Martin, Fayette Chamber of Commerce President & CEO; BG Rock Donahue (US Army, Retired), Executive Director, Georgia Military College; Vanessa Fleisch, Peachtree City Mayor; Cathy Berggren, Executive Director, Real Life Center; and Dr. George Dillard, Senior Pastor, Peachtree City Christian Church. For all the details, please visit L2LPTC.com.

Peachtree City Fall Festival & Trunk-or-Treat – Saturday, October 26, at Drake Field. Put on your costume and head to Drake Field for an afternoon of free family fun including constume contests, bounce houses, hay maze, food vendors, music, pumpkin painting, and more beginning at 2:00 p.m. Then Trunk-or-Treating hosted by the Peachtree City Police Department will be from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. and will feature decorated City vehicles. Event sponsors are C2 Education, Peachtree City Chapter International Order of DeMolay, Hope Assembly #4 International Order of Rainbow for Girls, Silverton Mortgage, and American Black Belt Academy..

SCT’s Haunted Woods at The Ridge – Saturday, October 26, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., at The Ridge Nature Area (415 Burch Rd, Fayetteville). Kids trail and adult trails – face painting, Southern Crescent Storytellers, and trick-or-treating. https://sctlandtrust.org/event/haunted-woods/

Halloween – Thursday, October 31. Peachtree City does not change the date for Trick-or-Treating.


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 https://peachtree-city.org/745/Yard-Sales-Virtual-Neighborhoods

Tree Removal Permits – Tree removal permit applications are reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Department – visit http://peachtree-city.org/1195/Trees

Burn Permits –The State Outdoor Burn Ban is now in effect through September 30. No burn permits will be issued for the burning of yard debris. Campfires, chimneys, and cooking fires are still permitted. All fires should be completely out and cold to the touch before leaving them. Have a method of extinguishment available at all times and watch the weather. Summer storms can produce gusty winds that blow embers into wooded areas and spark brush fires. If prevailing winds are more than 15 mph, please refrain from having a camp fire.

“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. Please make sure the department has updated Homeowner Association contact information via this page as well.

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, plastic, plastic bags, or aluminum metal can be accepted. Aluminum cans can be taken to Fire Stations 81 (110 Paschall Road) and 82 (105 Peachtree Parkway North) for recycling. 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 ttp://www.peachtree-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/1644/Police-Department-Applicationand 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, liquids, creams, or hydrogen peroxide).


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UPDATES is a weekly newsletter sent by the City of Peachtree City (151 Willowbend Rd., Peachtree City, GA 30269) to opt-in subscribers. If you do not wish to receive these messages, please accept our apologies, and unsubscribe by visiting our website at:
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