Inside Peachtree Corners
News from Around the Corners
May 2020
Sign erected near city's Gateway sign during COVID-19 pandemic.
A Sign of Hope: Local business owner, Bill Frey of Illuminating Design donated and installed this uplifting sign adjacent to the city's gateway sign which is located at the S.R. 141/PIB split.
From the Mayor's Desk

Pedestrian Bridge, Recognizing our HS Graduating Seniors and Signs of Hope

While we’re still mostly sheltering in place, building and road construction continues, plans for high school graduations continue, albeit quite differently than originally planned, and signs of hope and inspiration are everywhere.

Following are three Q&As on topics that many of our residents have expressed interest.

Q : There’s lots of construction at the pedestrian bridge site between The Forum and the Town Center. Do you have an update on when the bridge will be complete?

Mayor Mike Mason
Find Helpful Information on Gwinnett Health Department Website

Did you know you can find weekly updates for COVID-19 cases for Gwinnett County by ZIP code? Visit the Gwinnett, Newton, Rockdale County Health Department's COVID-19 page for weekly updates for Gwinnett coronavirus cases and deaths.

You can be tested for COVID-19 whether or not you are experiencing symptoms.   Appointments are required and can be scheduled Monday through Saturday; locations vary; referral from a doctor is not necessary. Call 770-513-5631 to schedule a day and time for an appointment. Visit the Gwinnett Health Department website for more information.
Opening May 13 2020
Lidl Grocery Store Opening Soon

Lidl grocery store announced it will hold a soft opening on Wednesday, May 13. Located at 5270 Peachtree Parkway in the former Earth Fare spot, the new discount grocer will be open from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday-Sunday. Lidl announced it has put in place enhanced health safety measure for its shoppers. Find more information on Lidl's website .
Garbage and recycle rolling cans
Memorial Day Holiday Trash and Recycle Pickup Schedule

This year Memorial Day is observed on Monday, May 25, which means there will be no garbage and recycle pickup on this day. The pickup date for this week will be pushed back one day. If your pickup date is Monday, it will be moved to Tuesday and so forth. Those residents scheduled for Friday pickup will receive service on Saturday.

For questions Contact Waste Management by email at  or by telephone: 404-794-6707.
Make Peachtree Corners Count
The 2020 Census is underway and the most important thing you can do is respond online, by phone, or by mail when you receive your invitation.

Responding now will minimize the need for the Census Bureau to send census takers out into communities to follow up.

Taking the census is easy, important, and safe, and you can do it online, by mail, or by phone. It is important that every Peachtree Corners household is counted.

Knowing the number of people in our community ensures that we have adequate representation and can plan for important community needs like schools, roads, and hospitals. For more information, visit .
Retail space at S.Old Peachtree & Medlock Bridge undergoes major makeover. 2020
Medlock Village Shopping Center Undergoing Major Remodel

The shopping strip located on the corner of Medlock Bridge and S. Old Peachtree roads is getting a major makeover. The project will expand and relocate the gas pumps to the S. Old Peachtree side of the property. Additionally, the retail space is expanding from about 8,400 square feet to 13,000 square feet.

This retail property was once home to Magnolia Bakery.
'Shop & Dine Local' Feature Added to City App
The city's Corners Connect app now has a new feature called "Shop & Dine Local" where you can find a list of Peachtree Corners restaurants and shops that are open during COVID-19.
Shop & Dine Local feature added
New Section of Multi-Use Trail Proposed
Crooked Creek Multi-Use trail
Your Input Needed: Please Take Survey

The City of Peachtree Corners is working on a multi-use trail concept and feasibility study in the vicinity of Crooked Creek between Spalding Drive and the intersection of Holcomb Bridge Road / Peachtree Parkway.

The City envisions that this multi-use trail will not just be an alternate means of travel but will also serve as a linear park offering unique amenities and programs for city residents. We are currently gathering community input on this project and would greatly appreciate your participation. Read More
Why We Celebrate National Public Works Week
Public Works Department
To recognize the hard work and high level of customer service provided by public works teams across the county the American Public Works Association celebrates National Work Week each spring. This year May 17-23 has been set aside to acknowledge their efforts. Read More
Pictured is the city's eight-man Public Works crew.
Government Finance Officers Association
Finance Department Earns 3rd Budget Presentation Award

For the third straight year the city's Finance Department has earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.

The award reflects the city's commitment in meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting.   Read More
U.S. Veterans holiday
City Celebrates Memorial Day with Special Veterans Video

The Peachtree Corners Veterans Monument Association will conduct the city’s first Memorial Day Ceremony with a video tribute to honor and morn the military personnel who lost their lives while serving our country. 

The video will be available to view on Memorial Day, May 25, via the city’s website , on its YouTube channel and Facebook page. The service will begin with the traditional lowering of the flags to half-staff at Daylight. This will be followed by a musical interlude and includes the volunteers installing 48 new pavers.  Read More
Enjoy Free Webinars
Curiosity Lab's Innovation Center  will be conducting a number of free webinars on various topics including how to obtain FAA drone waivers, government funding for startups, V2X technology development and more.

Click  here  for a complete list of May events.
coding school
Enroll in Coding, Data Science Boot Camps

The first Coding and Data Science boot camps were so popular, Curiosity Lab (formerly Prototype Prime) is again collaborating with Georgia Tech to offer additional classes.

The 24-week Data Science & Analytics Boot Camp begins May 12. The Coding Boot Camp, a 24-week class, begins Aug. 24 and covers front-end and back-end technologies. Classes are held at 147 Technology Parkway,

Visit  Georgia Tech Professional Education coding boot camp  for more information .
Free Photo & Video Classes for Residents - Suspended

The city's free photo classes provided by Tytan Pictures are suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic and will resume at a later date.

Please watch for a notice announcing when the photo and video classes will resume.
business open sign
15 New Peachtree Corners Business Licenses Processed in April

City Hall processed new occupational tax certificates for a variety of businesses last month. See the  complete list of businesses   along with contact information.
Check City Calendar for Upcoming Events
Many of the planned city events scheduled for this spring including those planned for our new Town Green have temporarily been put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are working to reschedule the concerts, farmers markets and other events for later in the year. Please watch for updates.
Electrical Safety Tips for Homeowners
home circuit breaker
The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) states the three leading causes of residential fires are cooking, heating, and other electrical fires. Electricity plays a big role in our lives, powering virtually everything in our homes and businesses, even most gas furnaces and ranges need electricity to operate.
While it is one of our greatest resources, it is a resource that demands we use it properly and safely. To help prevent a fire or electrical shock in your home, here are a few recommendations. Read more

Maintain Lawn During Growing Season

Spring is here and grass and vegetation are starting to grow. Homeowners and business owners are responsible for providing regular maintenance of their property's landscaping.

All residents are responsible for ensuring their property is free from all litter and debris for health and sanitation reasons.

Septic Tank Maintenance Guide

Did you know that as a homeowner you’re responsible for maintaining your septic system and that you should periodically inspect your system and pump out your septic tank?

Here are four top things you can do to protect your septic system:

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Judy Putnam, Communications Director
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