Inside Peachtree Corners
News from Around the Corners
April 2019
Mark Your Calendars for Saturday, April 27 and come celebrate the grand opening of our new Town Center. The festivities begin at 4 p.m. Click on the map to enlarge. For a schedule of events, where to park and more, please read Mayor Mason's message below.
From the Mayor's Desk

Our Town Center Grand Opening is Finally Here
Come, enjoy a day filled with festivities, Saturday, April 27

It’s been a long time coming – but the day to celebrate the completion of the city’s Town Center is upon us. On Saturday, April 27, the afternoon will be filled with fun activities, music, food and more as we revel in the culmination of years of planning, designing and constructing of our Town Center.

Mayor Mike Mason
ASHRAE new hq
ASHRAE to Relocate World Headquarters to Technology Park

One of the nation's top leaders in developing standards and guidelines for indoor-environment-control technology announced recently it had purchased the former Recall building at 180 Technology Parkway for its world headquarters.

Technology Parkway reconfiguration
Construction Underway to add AV Test Track on Technology Parkway
Orange barrels line portions of Technology Park as work gets underway to reconfigure the road to accommodate two lanes for the 5G test track. Please use caution while driving through Tech Park. Read More
Garbage and recycle rolling cans
Just a Reminder ...

If you have any questions or complaints about your service with Waste Management, please contact the company directly. They will need your address and other information in order to track which route the complaints are coming from and work with the driver to mitigate the issue.

Contact Waste Management by email at or by telephone: 404-794-6707.

If WM is not responding to or resolving an issue, please contact City Hall at 678-691-1200.
construction barrels
Traffic Alert:
For those who travel on S.R. 141 south of Holcomb Bridge Road, please be aware of overnight lane closures.
Georgia DOT is repaving S.R. 141 between Holcomb Bridge Road and I-285; work will occur between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Please use caution and expect traffic to slow while the work is done.
The road improvement project includes milling, inlay and resurfacing -- the work is expected to be complete by the end of August barring any weather delays. Before heading out, call 511 or visit   Georgia 511  to get the latest on traffic conditions.
Fortune 500 Company Relocates to Peachtree Corners
Mayor Mason (r) congratulates Jeffrey Bulvin
Wealth management firm MassMutual, a Fortune 500 company, has relocated its Perimeter headquarters to Peachtree Corners.

"Private investment and job growth continue," said Mayor Mike Mason. "Our efforts are paying dividends as we continue seeing small and large companies relocating or establishing new businesses in our city.
Students Receive Education Grant
Students receive grant
Peachtree Corners, long associated with Paul Duke and Technology Park Atlanta, has partnered with Paul Duke STEM High School to assist in advancing the school’s drone program.
The school received a $2,000 grant to help launch an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Program (UAV).   Read More
Arbor Day 2018
Arbor Day Event Set for April 26

The city's annual Arbor Day celebration is Friday, April 26. This year it will be held at Paul Duke STEM High School at 11 a.m. T he public is welcome to attend and take home a little “Arbor” in the form of a tree seedling. Find more information on this year's celebration here .

Pinckneyville MS was the site of the 2018 event. Pictured are four students who helped plant three new trees on the school grounds.
It's Time to Check Out the PCN Network
The city's YouTube channel is full of fun and interesting videos about life here in "The Corners." All of the shows are hosted by people who live or work in PTC. Check out the PCN network let us know what you think.
Shredding, Electronics, Recycling Event
Mark Your Calendars
The city's annual free electronics recycling and paper shredding event will be held at the Peachtree Corners City Hall on Saturday, April 13.

63 New Peachtree Corners Businesses Open in March

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
The  City Calendar posted on the  city's website is full of upcoming events that take place around the city. Be sure to check regularly - or sign up for e-notifications to ensure you stay informed.  Use this link to sign up for email notices.
Green Building
What are the Benefits of Building Green?
Building green means living better, smarter and healthier. Just by choosing energy-efficient building materials and supplies, homeowners can make positive changes to both the inside and outside environments, creating homes that are better for you and our world. Read More
Annual Burn Begins May 1

The annual burn ban officially begins on May 1 and continues until September 30. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) imposes a total ban on outdoor burning in 54 counties - including Gwinnett.
Environmentally Friendly Lawn and Garden Care

Keeping your grass, plants and garden healthy all season long can require constant attention, but it doesn't have to require the constant use of chemicals.
Veterans Monument Update

The work on the Peachtree Corners Veterans Monument is nearly complete. The flagpoles have been installed. The lighting for the flagpoles, kiosks and sculptures will be installed shortly. Flags will be raised on April 27 as part of the Town Center Grand Opening event. 
Veterans Monument
Coming Soon: Coding and Data Science
Boot Camps
The first Coding Boot Camp was so popular, Prototype Prime is again collaborating with Georgia Tech to offer a second Coding Boot Camp.

The 24-week classes begin on May 28 and cover front-end and back-end technologies. Visit Georgia Tech Professional Education coding boot camp for more information.

Additionally GTPE will offer two Data Science Boot Camps beginning in early August. Contact Betsy Plattenburg for more information on the classes.
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Judy Putnam, Communications Director
Peachtree Corners City Hall
310 Technology Parkway NW, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 | 678) 691-1200