CITY OF JOHNS CREEK, GEORGIA | May 2020
City of Johns Creek Newsletter
City begins Neighborhood Repaving program
This spring, the Johns Creek Public Works Department launched its sixth year of repaving the city’s neighborhood streets.
2020 Census is underway
Have you completed the 2020 Census yet? Fill out the 2020 Census online, by phone, or by mail. 

View Mayor Bodker's May Message
Read Mayor Mike Bodker's monthly message, which discusses how the Johns Creek community has been strengthened during COVID-19.

Read the Mayor's May Message .
Gov. Brian Kemp's message on state-wide shelter-in-place order
Gov. Brian Kemp's executive order includes:

  • The Shelter in Place order for most Georgians expired at 11:59 p.m. April 30. Vulnerable populations (medically fragile and elderly Georgians) must shelter in place through June 12, 2020. 
  • Georgians are still encouraged to stay home as much as possible.
  • The declaration of the public health state of emergency has been extended through June 12, 2020.
  • Businesses must continue to enforce strict social distancing and sanitation rules as ordered previously through May 13, 2020.
  • View the executive order [PDF]

View all COVID-19 updates on the city website .
Community responds with acts of kindness during COVID-19
Johns Creek residents have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by helping healthcare workers, first responders, and fellow neighbors. View a few acts of kindness shared with us by the community.

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.
JCPD warns of scams during COVID-19
In this video, Captain Todd Hood of the Johns Creek Police Department describes a variety of scams that are circulating and how people can avoid being exploited during this pandemic . View the video to learn more .
Georgia Presidential Primary Election moved to June 9
Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has announced the postponing of the Statewide General Primary/Presidential Preference Primary Election until June 9, 2020.

City announces 'Share Joy' campaign winners
Congratulations to the winners of our "Share Joy" campaign! The campaign grew from a desire to promote positivity in our community during this time. Participants shared what brings them joy through visual art pieces.

Winners include:
Elementary School Level: Eloise Hecox, grade 3 – “Super Spring”
Middle School Level: Sophia Horback, grade 7 - "Peaceful Forest"
High School Level: Macy Fetner, grade 9 - "Small Things"

Outdoor Burn Ban runs May 1 - Sept. 30
A state-mandated burn ban on all outdoor burning is in effect from May 1 through Sept. 30. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division imposes the ban to comply with Federal Clean Air Regulations.

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

Fishing pier opens at Shakerag Park
Cast a line off the brand-new fishing pier at Shakerag Park! The new pier is open for use - but please remember to practice social distancing (keep a 6-foot distance between you and others).
Register for Autrey Mill Nature Preserve summer camp
Autrey Mill Nature Preserve offers a variety of summer camps for ages 4-13.

#ProjectProgress: City continues work on various projects
From road widening to landscaping projects, Johns Creek Public Works and Recreation & Parks crews have been working on a variety of projects throughout the last several weeks. During this time, crews have been practicing social distancing. For more information on projects, visit the city website .
Did You Know?
Some waste haulers may not be picking up garbage by hand during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please be aware if the garbage doesn’t fit in your trash receptacle that’s picked up by the hauler machinery, it may not be picked up during this time. Please check with your waste hauler if you have specific questions.

The City of Johns Creek has a list of private-sector solid waste/garbage haulers on the city website .
Play-well TEKnologies offers online LEGO video tutorials
Play-well TEKnologies, the City's LEGO camp provider, is sharing some ideas for creating and building while at home. Join them on Facebook Live weekdays at 1 p.m. EST for some STEM fun!
Be prepared for weather emergencies
The spring season can bring frequent, unexpected changes in weather. It's important to understand what different warnings & forecasts mean, and how to respond accordingly to those alerts. In this video, we've outlined a few examples of weather-related emergencies and what you can do to prepare for them. View more weather safety information on the city website .
City Calendar
*Please note: The May 4 and May 18 City Council meetings will be held virtually. For updates on city meetings, visit the city website .

May 4, 5 p.m. & 7 p.m.
*Teleconference

*CANCELLED*
May 5, 7 p.m.

May 14, 8:30 a.m.

Town Hall Meeting
*CANCELLED*
May 14, 7 p.m.

May 18, 5 p.m. & 7 p.m.
*Teleconference

*CANCELLED*
May 19, 7 p.m.

*CANCELLED*
May 20, 6:30 p.m.


*Please note the meeting location of all City meetings.

View the full City Calendar.
Stay Connected!
City Hall is currently closed to the public until further notice.
Questions? Call 512-3200 or email info@JohnsCreekGA.gov
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