2017 News

Recycle large items, electronics, clothing, home medical equipment at Bulky Items Recycling Day April 29

Recycle large items, electronics, clothing, home medical equipment at Bulky Items Recycling Day April 29

April 24, 2017

Recycle clothing, furniture, home medical equipment and other hard-to-dispose-of large items at Johns Creek’s “Bulky Items Recycling Day” on April 29, 2017 at Alcon Laboratories in Technology Park.  
Mayor to deliver annual State of the City Address April 28

Mayor to deliver annual State of the City Address April 28

April 11, 2017

Mayor Mike Bodker will highlight the progress the City made in 2016 and outline the transformational year taking shape in 2017 at the Tenth Annual State of City Address on Friday, April 28, at the Atlanta Athletic Club, 1930 Bobby Jones Dr., Johns Creek.

City seeks input on draft 2030 Comprehensive Plan

April 05, 2017

The City of Johns Creek is currently updating its Comprehensive Plan and we need your input regarding future transportation, commercial, and residential development needs. The draft plan will be available
May 1, and the City needs your feedback.
Be safe, check water release schedule before entering the Chattahoochee River

Be safe, check water release schedule before entering the Chattahoochee River

April 04, 2017

Viewed from a distance, the Chattahoochee River looks like a languid, easy-going river, but its appearance can be dangerously deceptive. When the Corps of Engineers releases water from Lake Lanier, the resulting surge of water can cause the river to rise several feet in a short amount of time.
Crews to begin inspecting storm drain systems in Johns Creek

Crews to begin inspecting storm drain systems in Johns Creek

April 04, 2017

The City of Johns Creek will begin to expand and improve the annual assessment of its storm drainage system. 

Free Outdoor Fitness returns this spring

April 03, 2017

Free Outdoor Fitness is back at Newtown Park Amphitheater and Autrey Mill Nature Preserve. Looking to try something new or you just enjoy working out in a fun outdoor atmosphere, the Outdoor Fitness classes are a great workout. Certified instructors teach these popular classes and all fitness levels are welcome.
Dispose of old, unused drugs at Take Back Day April 29

Dispose of old, unused drugs at Take Back Day April 29

April 03, 2017

Dispose of old or unused pharmaceutical drugs on Saturday, April 29 at Target in Johns Creek as part of the Johns Creek Police and Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Take Back initiative.
Spring Clubhouse Fitness registration now open

Spring Clubhouse Fitness registration now open

April 03, 2017

Stay fit by working up a sweat at one of the upcoming Clubhouse Fitness spring sessions. 

Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra presents Sounds of the Big Bands May 13

April 03, 2017

Join the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra as they present their Season Ten finale, “Sounds of the Big Bands,” on Saturday, May 13 at 8 p.m. at Johns Creek United Methodist Church (11180 Medlock Bridge Road).
Autrey Mill Unplugged concert set for April 15

Autrey Mill Unplugged concert set for April 15

April 03, 2017

Spend an evening enjoying the Autrey Mill Nature Preserve “Unplugged” concert series April 15, featuring songwriter and vocalist Ben Wade Marcum.
Monthly transportation project meeting dates set for McGinnis Ferry & Jones Bridge

Monthly transportation project meeting dates set for McGinnis Ferry & Jones Bridge

March 31, 2017

The City has scheduled the following monthly public update meetings regarding proposed road widening projects along the McGinnis Ferry Road and Jones Bridge Road corridor. 
Easter Egg Hunt & Spring Park Party set for April 15

Easter Egg Hunt & Spring Park Party set for April 15

March 30, 2017

New location, same egg-citing family event! The Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Park Party are coming soon! This year’s BIG Spring event is scheduled for Saturday, April 15 at Shakerag Park, 10945 Rogers Circle. It begins at 10 a.m. and Egg Hunt times will be staggered by age. 
Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for April 15 at Newtown Park

Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for April 15 at Newtown Park

March 30, 2017

Enjoy the beginning of Spring with family and friends at the annual Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15. The event begins at 10 a.m. at Newtown Park - Park Place Event Lawn, 3150 Old Alabama Road
Batter up for annual Pitch Hit & Run competition April 15

Batter up for annual Pitch Hit & Run competition April 15

March 30, 2017

Time to grab your bat and glove and slide on over to Ocee Park on Saturday, April 15 for Pitch, Hit & Run! Beginning at 10 a.m., Johns Creek baseball and softball players have the chance to show off their skills and compete for a chance to be a national finalist at the 2017 All Star Game in Miami.
Johns Creek receives AAA credit ratings

Johns Creek receives AAA credit ratings

March 14, 2017

The City of Johns Creek received the highest possible credit ratings from the industry's two largest rating agencies, Moody’s Investor Service and Standard & Poors (S&P) Global Ratings.  The Aaa and AAA ratings, respectively, were assigned to the City following separate reviews of the City’s credit and financial standing by analysts from each organization.
Two candidates qualify for Johns Creek City Council Post 4

Two candidates qualify for Johns Creek City Council Post 4

March 10, 2017

Two Johns Creek residents have qualified as candidates for the Johns Creek Special Election set for Tuesday, April 18.
Autrey Mill Unplugged concert set for March 18

Autrey Mill Unplugged concert set for March 18

March 03, 2017

Spend an evening listening to the sounds of James Locher during Autrey Mill Nature Preserve’s Unplugged Concert on Saturday, March 18 at 8 p.m.
Johns Creek preparing to launch third year of Neighborhood Repaving

Johns Creek preparing to launch third year of Neighborhood Repaving

March 03, 2017

The Johns Creek Public Works Department is preparing to launch its third year of concentrated efforts to repave the city's neighborhood streets this spring. 
 
City installs new pedestrian crosswalk near Dolvin Elementary

City installs new pedestrian crosswalk near Dolvin Elementary

March 03, 2017

The City of Johns Creek recently installed a new pedestrian crosswalk along Buice Road near Dolvin Elementary School.

Johns Creek Finest 5K set for April 22

March 02, 2017

The Johns Creek Police Department’s annual “Johns Creek’s Finest 5K” is set for Saturday, April 22 at Shakerag Park.

Rogers Bridge Public Information Meeting set for March 28

March 02, 2017

There will be a Public Information Meeting for the Rogers Bridge Project at Johns Creek City Hall on Tuesday, March 28 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at City Hall 12000 Findley Road, Johns Creek. 
Mark your calendar for an EGGciting time, April 15

Mark your calendar for an EGGciting time, April 15

March 02, 2017

The Spring Park Party and Egg Hunt are around the corner! This year’s BIG Spring event is scheduled for Saturday, April 15 at Shakerag Park, 10945 Rogers circle. It begins at 10 a.m. and Egg Hunt times will be staggered by age. So be sure save the date! 

JCSO presents 10th Anniversary Celebration concert March 4

March 02, 2017

Join the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra for its official 10th Season Anniversary Concert Celebration, “A Night at the Opera,” on Saturday, March 4 at 8 p.m. at Johns Creek United Methodist Church.
Special Election for City Council Post 4 set for April 18

Special Election for City Council Post 4 set for April 18

February 28, 2017

​The City of Johns Creek has Called for a special election for April 18, 2017 and will hold qualifying for the April 18, 2017 Special Election for Council Seat Post 4.  
Register for 2017 Fulton Golden Games

Register for 2017 Fulton Golden Games

February 28, 2017

Johns Creek is looking for competitors 50 years old or older to represent the City in the 23rd annual Fulton Golden Games, an Olympic-style series of events and activities, April 26 – May 25.
Johns Creek High School presents Rodgers and Hammerstein

Johns Creek High School presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella

February 28, 2017

Students from Johns Creek High School’s award winning Drama department, will perform Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" as their 2017 spring musical.  
Newtown Park retention pond update

Newtown Park retention pond update

February 27, 2017

Due to ongoing water quality issues in the Newtown Park retention pond, the city had the pond dredged to remove accumulated sediment and improve the functionality and aesthetics of the facility.  Typically following a dredging process, the water remains murky for a period as the particulates from the bottom are suspended throughout the pond water column and then eventually settle out into the bottom of the pond.  
Public Information Open House on McGinnis Ferry, Jones Bridge roads projects set for March 8

Public Information Open House on McGinnis Ferry, Jones Bridge roads projects set for March 8

February 23, 2017

The first in a series of Public Informational Open House monthly meetings regarding road widening projects along McGinnis Ferry Road and Jones Bridge Road is scheduled for Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at City Hall Council Chambers – 12000 Findley Rd., Johns Creek, GA 30097.
Medal of Honor Recipient to deliver keynote address at Wall That Heals

Medal of Honor Recipient to deliver keynote address at Wall That Heals

February 22, 2017

Medal of Honor Recipient Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins, U.S. Army (ret), is scheduled to deliver the keynote address during the opening ceremony of The Wall That Heals in Johns Creek, Ga. Thursday, March 30 at 10 a.m.

Eastbound McGinnis Ferry Road Repaving and Restriping Project Complete

February 17, 2017

The City of Johns Creek completed its repaving and restriping project along McGinnis Ferry Road eastbound into Gwinnett County.
Town Hall Meeting on Medlock Bridge Road Phase 1 set for Feb. 22

Town Hall Meeting on Medlock Bridge Road Phase 1 set for Feb. 22

February 15, 2017

The City of Johns Creek will host a Town Hall meeting on the capacity increase for Medlock Bridge Road from Medlock Crossing Parkway to St Ives Country Club Parkway/Grove Point Road on Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 6-8 p.m. at City Hall (12000 Findley Road, third floor).
Johns Creek closes on City Hall building

Johns Creek closes on City Hall building

February 13, 2017

The City of Johns Creek closed on the purchase of an existing building that will serve as the new City Hall.  
Clubhouse Fitness registration runs through Feb. 24

Clubhouse Fitness registration runs through Feb. 24

January 31, 2017

Get ready for the warmer weather by working up a sweat at one of the upcoming Clubhouse Fitness spring sessions.
Farmers Market vendors needed for 2017

Farmers Market vendors needed for 2017

January 31, 2017

The Johns Creek Farmers Market is looking vendors for the 2017 market season. We are looking for vendors who make it, bake it, or grow it to be a part of this year’s market. Applications will be accepted through April 7.
Community Garden registration runs Feb. 15-March15

Community Garden registration runs Feb. 15-March15

January 31, 2017

Spring is ready to turn everything green! Warm weather and sunshine is right around the corner and for those of you with green thumbs itching to get to work, the Community Garden at Newtown Park is here to help.
Autrey Mill Unplugged concert set for Feb. 11

Autrey Mill Unplugged concert set for Feb. 11

January 31, 2017

Deborah Bowman will be bringing her amazing voice to Autrey Mill Nature Preserve on Saturday, February 11. Bring your friends or a special someone for an early Valentine’s Day celebration with Bowman’s New York style cabaret! A pre-concert gathering in the Summerour House begins at 7 p.m., doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the concert begins at 8 p.m.
Free document shredding set for Saturday, Feb. 11

Free document shredding set for Saturday, Feb. 11

January 30, 2017

The City of Johns Creek, Keep Johns Creek Beautiful, and Panera Bread Co. on Medlock Bridge Road are offering free shredding of sensitive documents and recycling of cooking fats, oils and grease (FOG), fluorescent bulbs and gently-used clothes and shoes on Feb. 11.
Town Hall meeting set for Thursday, Feb. 9

Town Hall meeting set for Thursday, Feb. 9

January 30, 2017

Join Mayor Mike Bodker and City Council members for a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. at City Hall (12000 Findley Road, third floor). The meeting, which is open to the public, will discuss billboards. 
The Wall That Heals Vietnam Veterans Memorial scheduled to visit Johns Creek

The Wall That Heals Vietnam Veterans Memorial scheduled to visit Johns Creek

January 24, 2017

The Wall That Heals, a 250-foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, along with a mobile Education Center, is scheduled to visit the City of Johns Creek March 30 – April 2 at Newtown Park. 
Georgia Department of Revenue: Notice to Businesses

Georgia Department of Revenue: Notice to Businesses

January 24, 2017

With the passage of Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) on the November 2016 ballot, Fulton County will begin collecting the sales tax April 1, 2017.
Johns Creek launches free ‘2.0’ information portal, DataHub

Johns Creek launches free ‘2.0’ information portal, DataHub

January 17, 2017

In the first of its kind in Georgia, the City of Johns Creek has launched its “DataHub,” an expansion of its OpenData portal that will now include a variety of interactive tools that help users see, understand and work with large amounts of city-generated data like code enforcement information, building permits, fire and police data.
City Council statement on billboards

City Council statement on billboards

January 06, 2017

The City of Johns Creek fought to keep billboards out of our community.  We fought the battle all the way to the Georgia Supreme Court, but unfortunately, we lost that legal battle which forced the City to enter into settlement negotiations with the billboard companies.  The goal of the negotiations was to mitigate the effects of the court ruling.   Today, we are faced with the unfortunate reality that up to ten billboards are going up despite the City's efforts, but this number could have been much larger without the settlement agreement.
Spring registration for Newtown Athletics open through Jan. 31

Spring registration for Newtown Athletics open through Jan. 31

January 05, 2017

Newtown Recreation is now registering for their spring athletic programs including baseball, flag football, lacrosse, softball, tennis, and soccer. Registration for spring runs through Jan. 31. Programs are offered for youth ages three and up and are designed for all skill levels.
City prepares for weekend weather

City prepares for weekend weather

January 05, 2017

The City of Johns Creek will continue to monitor the weather throughout tonight and tomorrow. We recommend that residents and business owners closely follow the weather reports.
Jones Bridge Road widening project public meeting set for Jan. 19

Jones Bridge Road widening project public meeting set for Jan. 19

January 04, 2017

A public meeting regarding the widening of Jones Bridge Road from Sargent Road to McGinnis Ferry Road will be held on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at Johns Creek City Hall (12000 Findley Road, third floor). 
JCFD to check, advise on installing vehicle child safety seats, Jan. 14 & Jan. 21

JCFD to check, advise on installing vehicle child safety seats, Jan. 14 & Jan. 21

January 04, 2017

The Johns Creek Fire Department will demonstrate how to properly install vehicle child safety seats on Saturday, Jan. 14 from 9 a.m. to noon and Saturday, Jan. 21, from 9 a.m. to noon at Fire Station 61 at 10265 Medlock Bridge Parkway.
Johns Creek Business Occupation Tax Certificates due March 31, now renewable online

Johns Creek Business Occupation Tax Certificates due March 31, now renewable online

January 04, 2017

Businesses in the City of Johns Creek have until March 31, 2017, to renew their business tax certificates and starting this year, they are now able to renew online.

Town Hall meeting set for Thursday, Jan. 12

January 03, 2017

Join Mayor Mike Bodker and City Council for a quarterly Town Hall discussion on Thursday, Jan. 12 at City Hall.

Autrey Mill Unplugged set for Saturday, Jan. 21

January 03, 2017

Join friends and family for the start of the popular “Unplugged” Concert Series as it enters its third year. Beginning on Jan. 21, Autrey Mill Nature Preserve will host a monthly music and storytelling series featuring performers from around Georgia and the southeast.