Cities In The News


North Fulton cities saw increase in new COVID-19 cases in June

July 9, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

North Fulton has seen an increase in coronavirus cases but officials in Milton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Sandy Springs and Johns Creek are not currently taking steps to order citizens to wear face masks in public.

Milton resumes rentals of outdoor athletic facilities

July 6, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Milton has announced that for the first time in months, it will resume rentals Monday of outdoor spaces and playing fields, though with some restrictions due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

Milton’s new alcohol rules intended to draw business

June 9, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Milton City Council has approved a major rewrite of its alcohol ordinance, relaxing the alcohol-to-food ratio for restaurants and allowing drinking on the premises of craft beer and wine markets, among other changes.

Milton OKs golf carts on certain city streets

June 4, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Milton City Council has adopted an ordinance that allows “personal transportation vehicles,” also known as golf carts, to be driven on city streets, subject to certain restrictions and state regulations.

Milton completes park trail rehab project

May 29, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The walking and horseback riding trails at Birmingham Park are now “wider, safer and more accessible than ever” with the recent completion of a trail rehab project by the Milton Public Works Department, the city announced.

Milton closes $1.1M green space deal at Eads Lake

May 26, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The City Council voted in February to pay $72,500 an acre to acquire the land at 13502 Providence Road; the sellers were GFLIRB LLC and Douglas R. Coe, according to the sales contract.

Milton to seek $1.4M grant for fire department

May 7, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Milton Fire-Rescue Department has gotten the go-ahead to apply for a federal grant that officials said could offset the costs of nine additional firefighter and help reverse rising response times.

Milton moves to ban park vaping, accepts fishing pier grant

April 29, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Acting on two measures concerning city parks, the Milton City Council had first reading of an anti-smoking ordinance update that would prohibit vaping at the parks; and accepted a state grant of up to $100,000 for a new fishing pier at Providence Park.

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