The coronavirus pandemic has caused a Sandy Springs community center to take a new approach for its annual gala — a fundraiser for its food pantry, thrift shop and financial assistance for people in need.
The Sandy Springs City Council has approved a $161,100 change order to have an engineering consultant design short-term improvements and explore long-terms solutions to the congested intersection of Abernathy and Roswell roads.
Having received high scores from two credit-rating agencies, the Sandy Springs Public Facilities Authority and City Council have approved refinancing $161.7 million in long-term debt.
The city of Sandy Springs and the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust have partnered to build a new location for the Anne Frank museum on the City Springs campus.
Sandy Springs agreed to partner with two universities that will separately study aspects of city services and operations.
The Sandy Springs City Council approved a resolution allowing the former home of Heritage Sandy Springs, 6110 Blue Stone Road, to be a polling site for precinct SS07A/B/C, according to a city announcement.
Performing Arts Center Executive Director Shaun Albrechtson said with a new name, Create Sandy Springs, his department will help the city better define its arts and culture programming.
In Sandy Springs, the company would spend $10 million on building construction and $2 million on furniture and fixtures, Economic Development Director Andrea Worthy said during an August City Council meeting.
With little public discussion, Sandy Springs City Council unanimously passed a face mask law Thursday afternoon. Mayor Rusty Paul issued a temporary directive requiring face masks Tuesday.
A new mask mandate in Sandy Springs left local leaders with questions about how it would be enforced.