2020 News Archive

Johns Creek City Manager appoints new police chief

Johns Creek City Manager appoints new police chief

March 27, 2020

Johns Creek City Manager Ed Densmore appointed Major Christopher Byers as the city’s new Police Chief. Byers will take on the role effective Friday, March 27, and replaces Densmore, following his appointment as City Manager.

City to accept permit applications by email

March 20, 2020

Effective March 23, 2020, the City of Johns Creek Community Development Department will be accepting permit applications by email due to COVID-19 and the City Hall closure.

Johns Creek suspends on-premises eating at city restaurants dining establishments

March 20, 2020

City Council approves emergency ordinance restricting Johns Creek restaurants, bars, and dining establishments to delivery and takeout only operations to prevent and minimize harm to the community resulting from the public health emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Johns Creek City Council adopts emergency ordinance

March 18, 2020

The City of Johns Creek Council unanimously adopted an Emergency Ordinance at the Special Called Meeting on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. The ordinance ensures the Mayor and City Council can fully address the public emergency created by the COVID-19 global pandemic affecting the life, health, property, and public peace within the City.
Johns Creek appoints Ed Densmore as City Manager

Johns Creek appoints Ed Densmore as City Manager

March 10, 2020

On Monday, March 9, the Johns Creek City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Ed Densmore as City Manager. 

The Wall That Heals Vietnam Veterans Memorial grand opening set for March 28

March 03, 2020

The Wall That Heals, a 250-foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, found a permanent home in the City of Johns Creek at Newtown Park and opens to the public Saturday, March 28.

Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra and Chattahoochee Fine Arts Present 'A Night in Russia'

March 02, 2020

Join the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra for “A Night in Russia” on Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m. at Johns Creek United Methodist Church, 11180 Medlock Bridge Road.

Special Needs Spring Fling set for Sunday, March 29

March 02, 2020

The Special Needs Spring Fling is set for Sunday, March 29, beginning at 1 p.m. at Newtown Park-Park Place Event Lawn, 3150 Old Alabama Road. 

Free Outdoor Fitness returns this spring

March 02, 2020

Free Outdoor Fitness at Newtown Park returns this April! These FREE, outdoor fitness classes are a great way to stay healthy and have fun! Certified instructors teach these popular classes and all fitness levels are welcome.

Easter Egg Dash set for March 28

March 02, 2020

The Easter Egg Dash is set for Saturday, March 28! This year’s BIG Spring event is at Shakerag Park, 10945 Rogers circle. It begins at 10 a.m. and Egg Dash times will be staggered by age. Be sure to arrive before the start time.
Johns Creek announces new Finance Director

Johns Creek announces new Finance Director

February 27, 2020

The City of Johns Creek is pleased to announce Ronnie Campbell will be joining the senior management team as the new Finance Director.  

Early voting for Presidential Primary runs March 2-20

February 26, 2020

Early voting for the Presidential Preference Primary and Special Election will be held Monday, March 2 through Friday, March 20. 
Johns Creek selects Ed Densmore as final candidate for City Manager

Johns Creek selects Ed Densmore as final candidate for City Manager

February 24, 2020

Mayor Mike Bodker has nominated Ed Densmore for the position of City Manager. The Mayor announced his intention at the City Council Meeting held Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. 
Check out what’s new at Autrey Mill Nature Preserve

Check out what’s new at Autrey Mill Nature Preserve

February 19, 2020

Autrey Mill Nature Preserve is offering a free Monarchs Across Georgia Workshop on Friday, March 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
City to hold groundbreaking on Morton Road pocket park Feb. 25

City to hold groundbreaking on Morton Road pocket park Feb. 25

February 13, 2020

The community is invited to attend the groundbreaking of Morton Road Pocket Park at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

Johns Creek’s Finest 5k set for Saturday, April 25

February 07, 2020

The Johns Creek Police Department’s annual “Johns Creek’s Finest 5K” is set for Saturday, April 25 at Shakerag Park.

Police Accreditation team invites public comment on Johns Creek Police Department

February 04, 2020

Johns Creek Police Department is seeking re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), the gold standard for law enforcement professionalism.

LEGO Workshop registration now open

February 03, 2020

The fair is coming to town! Build roller coasters, swings, or other fast spinning rides in the LEGO® Engineering Workshop: Amusement Park.

Community Garden plots available Feb. 15-March 16

February 03, 2020

Spring will be here before we know it, and for those of you with green thumbs itching to get to work, the Community Garden at Newtown Park is here to help.
 

Registration now open for March/ April Clubhouse Fitness

February 03, 2020

Registration is now open fo rthe March/April Clubhouse Fitness session at the Newtown Park Community Clubhouse!

Walk with a Doc set for Feb. 8

January 31, 2020

The City of Johns Creek and Emory Johns Creek Hospital are encouraging Johns Creek residents to take a step toward better health with Walk with a Doc (WWAD). The program brings doctors and patients together to walk and learn, with the next walk on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. at Newtown Park at the Veterans Memorial Walk.

Public input meeting for Jones Bridge Road widening project set for Feb. 20

January 29, 2020

The community is invited to attend a public input meeting regarding the Jones Bridge Road widening project at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20 at Dolvin Elementary School, 10495 Jones Bridge Road.
City to co-host Special Needs Services & Expo Feb. 22

City to co-host Special Needs Services & Expo Feb. 22

January 24, 2020

The cities of Milton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Johns Creek, and the Ed Isakson YMCA, are hosting a Special Needs Services and Expo on Saturday, February 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Alpharetta Community Center. 
City to install flashing yellow left-turn arrow signals along Medlock Bridge Road

City to install flashing yellow left-turn arrow signals along Medlock Bridge Road

January 24, 2020

The City of Johns Creek will install nine flashing yellow left-turn arrows on traffic signals along Medlock Bridge Road (State Route 141).
2020 Census starts this spring

2020 Census starts this spring

January 23, 2020

Beginning in March 2020, every household in the United States will receive a notice to complete the 2020 Census online, by phone, or by mail. 
 
Check out what’s new at Autrey Mill Nature Preserve

Check out what’s new at Autrey Mill Nature Preserve

January 23, 2020

Autrey Mill Nature Preserve is offering several activities throughout the month of February.
Town Hall meeting set for Thursday, Feb. 6

Town Hall meeting set for Thursday, Feb. 6

January 21, 2020

City Council will host its next quarterly Town Hall meeting on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 11360 Lakefield Drive.

JCPD launches D.I.Y. Alarm Line, Non-Emergency Line

January 17, 2020

The Johns Creek Police Department launched two new phone numbers for residents to call – a D.I.Y. Alarm Line and a Non-Emergency Line.
 
Council members take Oath of Office

Council members take Oath of Office

January 14, 2020

Newly elected Johns Creek City Council members Brian Weaver and Erin Elwood were sworn into office at the City Council meeting Jan. 13. Incumbent City Council member Chris Coughlin also took the Oath of Office.

Johns Creek Business Occupation Tax Certificates due March 31

January 02, 2020

Businesses in the City of Johns Creek have until March 31, 2020, to renew their business tax certificates.