The Perry City Council discussed the effects of a federal law during the Tueday pre-council meeting. Councilman Riley Hunt brought up an incident in which a homeowner was unable to move into their newly purchased property due to an issue regarding federal law.
The Perry Downtown Merchants Association, a committee of the Perry’s Chamber of Commerce, produced their Seventh Annual Wine Tasting event at Downtown Perry Friday evening. Members of the public had a chance to walk to different booths where local businesses served different flavors of wine, nonalcoholic beverages and homemade drinks.
Perry City Council looked over an ordinance calling for a special mayoral election during a special meeting Monday. Now that former Mayor Jimmy Faircloth’s resignation is officially in effect, the council will begin the process of holding an election for a new Mayor.
Perry Council presented Mayor James Faircloth with a plaque in honor of his service to the city of Perry throughout his term. They also individually thanked Faircloth for his service and wished him well as he moved into the next phase of his life.
Special Events Coordinator for the city of Perry, Anya Turpin says she is excited about connecting with the Perry community and providing a better quality of life for the city in upcoming years.
The Perry City Council approved the construction of a 72 unit Multi Family development on 1820 Macon Rd. In a 3-2 vote the Council accepted the application for special exception placed by Integrity Development Partners LLC, (IDP) at the Tuesday meeting. Residents of Cheshire Place Subdivision joined forces to prove the development would be a hindrance to the community.
The City of Perry kicked off the season with the first of many events to be held in the downtown area. The Mustache and Barbecue Bash was an opportunity for the city to bring the community together and celebrate everything Perry has to offer.
The City of Perry’s Communications Manager, Ellen Palmer introduced a new and exciting tool for the citizens of Perry to now utilize during a work session held by the Perry City Council Monday evening. The "Your Perry Mobile” app is a brand-new development that gives the citizens of Perry touch access to a variety of functions that connect them to local events and services within the city. Palmer stated that the app has already received over 500 downloads in less than a week of its availability.
The team and consultants of Georgia Department of Economic Development spoke at an event Tuesday evening in Perry highlighting a recent Tourism Product Development Resource Team Report. Local consultants of the team offered encouragement and advice on local economic, tourism, and historical development that they observed happening and needing to take place in Perry.