“Hiring the goats has certainly been one of our best ideas,” Assistant City Manager Mary Beth Bender said in a statement. “Not only has it saved money on labor and proved to have terrific results in preparing the property for construction, but, unexpectedly, it has been wonderful PR as well!”
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post | Posted: May. 15, 2019
The Norcross City Council wants to make certain every city resident is counted in the 2020 census next year. The nine-member committee will consist of community volunteers selected by the mayor and council.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: May. 14, 2019
The UDO will also reflect best practices in development and encourage sustainability. By bringing them together, the city will eliminate inconsistencies in the code and streamline the development approvals process by using a single, clear set of required permits, processes, language, and definition.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Apr. 8, 2019
The new website is organized to make it easy for residents and business owners to find the information they need. Residents will find the top navigation tabs organized by government, community, events and “How do I…”
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Apr. 5, 2019
State legislation that could pave the way for Norcross to annex a sizable chunk of unincorporated Gwinnett County will have to wait until next year.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Apr. 4, 2019
According to the city’s press release, “The census is conducted nationwide every 10 years, the results helping to determine local governments’ eligibility for federal and state grants."
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Mar. 26, 2019
The city of Norcross wants to annex a sizable swath of unincorporated Gwinnett County, a community that includes around 300 businesses and 6,000 mostly low-income residents.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Mar. 18, 2019
The market was one of 50 markets in Georgia and South Carolina to receive a portion of $25,000 in total grant funds. The grant will be used for advertising and promotion of the venue.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Mar. 14, 2019
The Norcross City Council recently authorized the sale of surplus vehicles and equipment by public auction. The city will auction one 2001 Ford F350, one 1999 Ford Econ Van, and a 2008 Dodge Ram.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Mar. 12, 2019
This proposal is being introduced in the Spring 2019 session of the Georgia General Assembly. If passed by the legislature, there will be a referendum held for voters within the proposed annexation area to decide if they will join the city.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Mar. 8, 2019