City Edition
June 3, 2019
June Events
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Community Development
Keen Sisters Family Home Saved
The Keen Sisters tell their story about how Danny Hicks, City of Perry Code Compliance Officer, and the CHIP Grant helped save their family home.
Stormwater Management
What You Can Do About Car Care
Dirty water from car washing, leaky motor oil, and gasoline can wash from our driveways and roads into the storm drains which sends polluted water and hazardous pollution into our waterways.  

How can you wash your car or practice car care without harming our waterways?
Economic Development

Ashley Hardin, Director of Economic Development , graduated from the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute on May 2, 2019 at the OU EDI Spring session held in Indianapolis, Indiana.
BOOST Grant Application Open
Downtown Perry’s small businesses may apply for a grant to purchase equipment and eligible supplies. The Perry Downtown Development Authority is accepting applications for the ninth round of BOOST grants. The application window is Saturday, June 1 and closes on Friday June 14, at 5 p.m. Only existing, brick-and-mortar businesses in Perry’s downtown development district are eligible to apply.
City Leaders Graduate from Georgia Academy
Haley Myers, Main Street Coordinator, and Ashley Hardin, Economic Development Director, graduated in May from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development.
Public Works
Meet Renia Davis:
Building Maintenance Manager
Renia Davis started at the City of Perry as the new Building Maintenance Manager on April 8, 2019. She is a native of Orlando, Florida for 48 years. She relocated to Bonaire, GA in April. She is one of 11 children and has two daughters and five grandchildren.

Renia previously worked at the Orange County Convention Center as the Maintenance Coordinator and oversaw 8.7 million square feet of mechanical contracts and 90 miles of chilled water lines.
She also has worked as the Senior Industrial HVAC technician at the Orange County Facility Management and the Senior Maintenance Specialist at
University of Central Florida. She has many certifications and is experienced in Commercial/ Industrial Building Systems, County/State Government Facilities Management, building construction, electrical, plumbing, and more.
Leisure Services
Meet Tiffany Relaford:
Tiffany Relaford started at the City of Perry on April 30, 2019 as a new Accountant in the Finance Department. Tiffany was born and raised in Cordele, GA. She received her undergraduate degree from Valdosta State University in Administrative Services in 2006.
Tiffany has nine years of experience in educational finance, five years were in the Crisp County School System. The remaining four she served in Houston County as the Federal Grants Manager. She oversaw several federally funded grants.
Throughout the years, Tiffany’s training has helped her to develop a love for finance. It is her hope that she will continue to nurture and improve her skills as she begins her new journey here with the City of Perry.
Lt. David Hill, Lt. Brian Emmons, Detective Sergeant Quridsha Gilliam and Sgt. Jeff Keenom represented the Perry Police Department at the National Police Week events in Washington, D.C.  
Law enforcement agencies from across the nation come to Washington, D.C. for a number of observances to honor police officers who have died in the performance of duty. Police Week includes the annual candlelight vigil at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Judiciary Square in Northwest D.C., as well as National Peace Officers Memorial Day services at the United States Capitol.
Start a Neighborhood Watch Program!
If you are interested in starting a Neighborhood Watch Program for your community, please contact the Police Department for details at 478-988-2804. This is a voluntary program organized by the concerned citizens to reduce crime in neighborhoods. Working together with local law enforcement agencies, citizens can learn when and how to report suspicious activities, assist in property identification, conduct home security surveys and implement home security measures and precautions. Early detection is the best way to prevent the onset of bigger problems.
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