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Sandy Springs

Decatur’s former city manager may serve in Sandy Springs interim position

July 15, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

Merriss was Decatur’s city manager from 1993 to December 2018, and served in other positions with the city starting in 1983, according to a resume included in the City Council agenda. She now runs a management and leadership consulting business.

Sandy Springs OKs $1M payout to Mercedes

July 1, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

As part of a package of incentives, the city promised to reimburse the company up to $1,027,000 for improvements including sidewalks, landscaping and street lights; bicycle and pedestrian facilities; access streets and roadway improvements.

Sandy Springs works with Gwinnett on Spalding, Holcomb Bridge projects

June 26, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The council approved an intergovernmental agreement with Gwinnett in which it takes responsibility for procuring easements and rights of way within Sandy Springs for planned improvements to the intersection of Spalding and Holcomb Bridge Road (Ga. 140).

Sandy Springs master plan proposal envisions 17 miles of trails

June 20, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

The master plan will include a recommended “model mile,” or pilot project, for the city to start with that will show what kind of benefits the trails could bring. It will also include cost estimates.

Sandy Springs City Council to vote on Ga. 400 toll lane recommendations

June 18, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

Paulson said the recommendations that will be presented include: Build the toll lanes underneath the Northridge Road bridge. Residents there are concerned the flyover lanes would change the character of the area and bring more noise and pollution.

Sandy Springs may add three ambulances to meet demand, suggests other cities consider tactic

June 14, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

The response time agreed to in the contract is 7 minutes and 59 seconds. According to a city presentation, AMR met that in 2018 94% of the time.

Alarm ordinance differences cause confusion in Brookhaven

June 13, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

Brookhaven requires companies to make state-mandated two calls to the customer before calling 911. The ordinance also requires companies to register all users and to pay false alarm fines instead of the customer.

Sandy Springs wants your help making the new citywide trail plan

June 11, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A path to the betterment of Sandy Springs’ trail system includes a stop on June 19 at city hall.

Sandy Springs to host trails master plan open house

June 7, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Expanding the city’s trail system is a recommended priority of the 2018 Comprehensive Recreation and Parks Master Plan.

Dunwoody, Doraville council members sign petition opposing I-285 toll lanes

June 7, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

All said adding more lanes would not solve the traffic woes on I-285 and they are urging the Georgia Department of Transportation to reevaluate the project.

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