2017 News

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.