CITY OF JOHNS CREEK, GEORGIA | April 2020
City of Johns Creek Newsletter
COVID-19 Updates from the City of Johns Creek:
The City of Johns Creek is in daily contact with local and state agencies, as well as community partners, hospitals, schools, and neighboring public safety agencies to ensure we have the most updated information pertaining to coronavirus (COVID-19). 
City Manager Ed Densmore's COVID-19 message, shelter in place order
Johns Creek City Manger Ed Densmore addresses Governor Kemp's "Shelter in Place" Executive Order, which goes into effect on Friday, April 3 at 6 p.m., and advises residents to stay calm and do their part to help stop the spread of COVID-19.  View the video .
City adopts emergency ordinance
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 accepting permit applications by email
The City of Johns Creek Community Development Department will be accepting permit applications by email due to COVID-19 and the City Hall closure.

City suspends on-premises dining at local restaurants
City Council approved an emergency ordinance restricting Johns Creek restaurants, bars, and dining establishments to delivery and takeout only operations.

Business Occupation Tax Certificates deadline extended until May 31, 2020
Due to COVID-19, City Council has extended the Occupational Business Tax Certificate deadline until May 31, 2020.

Support local businesses during COVID-19
Looking for a local Johns Creek small business to support? Check out the list from the Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce website . To submit your Johns Creek business to the Chamber’s list, please email: jc_chamber@yahoo.com.
JCFD discusses 'social distancing' during COVID-19
Johns Creek Deputy Fire Chief Chad McGiboney describes terms related to COVID-19 such as "social distancing" and "flattening the curve," and how residents can do their part to reduce the spread of the virus. View the video to learn more .
City unveils community art competition, 'Share Joy'
T he City of Johns Creek invites elementary, middle, and high school students in the city to play a part in a campaign to "Share Joy!" Participants submit 2D art pieces that can be paintings, drawings, or digital illustrations. The purpose of this art is to uplift our community and bring positivity & comfort in these challenging times.

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

City Manager appoints new police chief
J ohns Creek City Manager Ed Densmore appointed Major Christopher Byers as the city’s new Police Chief. Byers took on the role Monday, March 23, and replaces Densmore, following his appointment as City Manager.

City completes median, trail landscape projects
Johns Creek Public Works crews recently completed planting new shrubs in the medians on Old Alabama Road, east of its intersection with Haynes Bridge Road.
And, Johns Creek crews completed landscaping along the sidewalk trail on Kimball Bridge Road, between Webb Bridge Road and Jones Bridge Road.
Did You Know?
Did you know the City of Johns Creek has a list of solid waste/garbage haulers on our website? Check out the updated list on the city website .
Johns Creek residents give back to the community
Below are two recent instances of our residents helping others. Have you seen or heard feel-good stories in Johns Creek? Please send them our way! We’d love to share on our social media channels. Email communications@johnscreekga.gov .
Grace Zhang helps donate KN95 masks

A big shout-out to Johns Creek resident and Recreation & Parks Advisory Committee member Grace Zhang, who recently coordinated the donation of hundreds of KN95 masks to Johns Creek first responders.

With help from her relatives, a local Chinese community group, and the Seven Oaks neighborhood, Zhang facilitated the donation of 600 protective masks to Johns Creek Fire and Police departments as well as local hospitals. Thanks to Grace and all of the volunteers who donated!
Aditi Mohan's community service project brings COVID-19 safety awareness

Thanks to Aditi Mohan, a Chattahoochee High School student and senior Girl Scout, who shared a recent community service project with us. She made posters about what the public can do to prevent the spread of COVID-19, following CDC recommendations. She distributed the posters to local grocery stores and pet stores to remind the community to remember and practice safety guidelines. Thanks, Aditi!
2020 Census is underway
Have you completed the 2020 Census yet? Fill out the 2020 Census online, by phone, or by mail. 

City Calendar
*Please note: The April 13 City Council meeting will be held virtually. For updates on city meetings, visit the city website .


April 9, 8:30 a.m.

April 13, 5 p.m. & 7 p.m.
City Hall

*CANCELLED*
April 15, 6:30 p.m.
Park Place at Newtown

*CANCELLED*
April 14, 7 p.m.
City Hall

*CANCELLED*
April 16, 6 p.m.
City Hall

*CANCELLED*
April 16, 6:30 p.m.
City Hall

*CANCELLED*
April 21, 7 p.m.
City Hall

April 27, 5 p.m. & 7 p.m.
City Hall


*Please note the meeting location of all City meetings.

View the full City Calendar.
Stay Connected!
City Hall is open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Questions? Call 512-3200 or email info@JohnsCreekGA.gov
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