Cities In The News


Milton plans disaster preparedness classes for residents

September 11, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Milton invites residents to join the fall 2019 session of the Ready Milton Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), a program that prepares residents to protect their families and assist their neighbors during a disaster.

Small cell tower ordinance under consideration by City of Milton

September 9, 2019

The ordinance would require a telecom company to notify the city at least 30 days before applying for a small cell tower permit.

Milton OKs $17K design contract for Providence Park trails

September 6, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Two are trails 8 feet wide and ADA complaint; one, a trail 4 feet wide; and one, an 8-foot-wide boardwalk.

Milton’s new public works director hits ground running

September 3, 2019

Robert Drewry has been named to serve as Milton’s new public works director where he will oversee the city’s roads, stormwater management, transportation planning and wastewater management and other city infrastructure.

You are not alone: Milton to host suicide prevention panel

August 30, 2019

Neighbor News

"If Milton is to be the best place to call home, we must be willing to discuss difficult topics like suicide," Milton Mayor Joe Lockwood said. "We recognize that talking about suicide removes the stigma and is the first step toward prevention, and we want to give our residents a forum in which to do so."

Milton awards contract for hazardous waste collections

August 29, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The collections would be open to verified Milton residents only, staff said in a report to the council. “The budget should allow us to serve as many as 350 residents,” staff said.

Milton approves master plan for former Milton Country Club property

August 28, 2019

After discussion, the council voted 6-0, with Mayor Joe Lockwood absent, to approve the master plan that includes the playground. At the same time, city officials stressed that nothing is yet set in stone.

Council approves park plan for former Milton Country Club site

August 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The largest issue discussed was the proposal for an inclusive playground — one where children with disabilities can also play. Milton-based nonprofit Children’s Charities agreed to donate materials for the 0.3-acre playground. The city is providing the land.

Milton OKs fire mutual aid agreement with Roswell

August 15, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Automatic aid is dispatched automatically, with the closest available unit responding regardless of where a call originates, while mutual aid is dispatched upon request by one department to the other.

Milton reviewing Cogburn Road subdivision plan

August 13, 2019

According to city staff, the site meets the requirements for an AG-1, or rural residential, development, but at least one lingering issue remains. The neighborhood plan calls for a detention pond along Cogburn Road frontage, which has been the focus of the city’s examination.

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