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Week of March 12, 2018

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HOT ISSUES

Planning Commission Meets Tonight

The Peachtree City Planning Commission will meet on Monday, March 12, 7:00 p.m., at City Hall.  The public is welcome.  The agenda includes a public hearing on proposed amendments to the Zoning Ordinance related to house color standards.  The complete agenda and packet are available at www.peachtree-city.org/planningagenda


Council Meets Thursday

The Peachtree City Mayor and Council will meet on Thursday, March 15, 6:30 p.m., at City Hall.  The public is welcome.  The agenda includes the continued discussion of the rezoning request for 279 Senoia Rd (AR to LUR), the award of bids for 2018 Street Paving and the Drake Field Pavilion, an update on the Lake Peachtree Spillway Project, and a presentation on a request to establish an Open Container Zone at The Avenue.  The complete agenda and packet are available at www.peachtree-city.org/councilagenda


City Council Retreat Workshops

The presentation for the March 6 City Council Retreat Workshop on master planning, economic development, and future annexation is available for review under the Trending Topics button on the center of the City’s main webpage (direct link is http://www.peachtree-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/11007 ).  The next Retreat Workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3 (discussion topics submitted by Council will be published later this month).


VOLUNTEER!

Members & Helpers for FSS Gardening Club

Fayette Senior Services is looking for volunteers interested in gardening to join their new Gardening Club, which will meet on Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m., at the Fayetteville location (4 Center Drive).  Members will work in the garden and discuss ideas to improve and revitalize the space that was created through community involvement and donations.  If interested in joining learning more to get involved with the garden, please contact FSS Volunteer Coordinator, Amy Epperson at aepperson@fayss.org or 770-461-0813. Membership in FSS is not required for volunteers to participate.


COMMUNITY NEWS

Fun at The Fred this Summer

Check out the Summer Concert Series and some of the other events planned for The Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater this year:

Summer Concert Series:

  • Friday, April 13 – The Commodores
  • Friday, June 1 – 38 Special
  • Saturday, June 23 – Eddie Money and Starship featuring Mickey Thomas
  • Saturday, July 14 – Sister Hazel and Edwin McCain
  • Friday, August 3 – Creedence Clearwater Revisited
  • Saturday, September 8 – Phillip Phillips

Additional Shows:

  • Sunday, May 27 – Uptown Funk: Bruno Mars Ultimate Tribute Band
  • Saturday, June 16 – Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot!

Series ticket packages are on sale now, with tickets for the individual shows on sale beginning Saturday, March 17.   Series and individual show tickets may be purchased through the Fred’s website at www.amphitheater.org or by phone at 877-725-8849. The Fred’s box office will have limited hours this season -- please visit the Fred website for full details.


Optimist / Fire Department Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, March 24

Join the Peachtree City Optimist Club and the Peachtree City Fire Department at Shakerag Knoll (192 McIntosh Trail) on March 24, 10:00 a.m. – noon, for a great Easter tradition.  Take pictures and visit with the Easter Bunny and Sparky, the Fire Dog. Enter the free “Bunny” raffle to win a “Big Bunny." The PTC Fire Department will provide fun “safety” activities and will bring their fire trucks. A Sparky, the Fire Dog, Bounce House and Dinosaur Slide will be provided by The Bounce House. Enjoy lots of free fun activities and hunt for eggs & prizes!


Kedron Pools Closed March 19 – April 1

The pools at Kedron Fieldhouse and Aquatic Center will be closed from Monday, March 19, through Sunday, April 1, for removal of the bubble and spring maintenance work.  The pools will reopen for regular hours on Monday, April 2.  


Registration Information


Row/Run Biathlon Challenge on Saturday at Lake Mac

The PTC Rowing Club is hosting a RowRun Biathlon Challenge this Saturday, March 17.  Arrive by 7:30 a.m., with the competitions starting at 8:00 and continuing through 3:00 p.m.  The public is welcome, and throughout the day, there will be opportunities for anyone interested in getting in a rowing shell and going out on the water. Participants and attendees will work with experienced rowers and PTCRC coaches to enjoy some time on the water holding an oar, while learning the basics of the rowing stroke.  For more information, visit https://ptcrowing.org/pages/2018-rowrun-erg-sprints


CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS & TRAFFIC ADVISORIES

Utility Projects

  • UPDATED!!  NuLink is installing fiber optic lines in/along in Hamptons Corner, Calgary Place, Fairways, Masters Square, Cypress Point, and Prestwick, and will be moving on to Meadow Run, Glen Clarin, Timberlay, and South Peachtree Pkwy in the coming weeks. 

Hwy 54 West Intersection Construction

  • Planterra Way/Hwy 54 (SPLOST Project #4) - Construction continues (new equipment, detection system, signal heads, and a new mast arm).
  • MacDuff Parkway/Hwy 54 (SPLOST Project #5) – Construction continues (new equipment, detection system, signal heads).

Both projects will have work occurring primarily in the evening and overnight to minimize the impact on traffic, and both should be completed by early April (weather influenced). 


Lake Peachtree Spillway Replacement Continues through June 2018

Concrete work continues on the spillway (weather temperature influences this process).  There will be a project upate at the March 15 City Council meeting.  

  • Path Detour in effect – NO TRESPASSING!! The spillway construction zone path detour area is a “No Trespassing” zone and will be enforced. The map at http://www.peachtree-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/10447 shows the alternate routes path users will take until the spillway construction zone is cleared.  Automobile drivers on Fishers Luck are asked to use extra caution and reduce speed in the coming months due to the carts sharing roadway.
  • DO NOT DRIVE ON Lake Bed – Please keep cars and golf carts off the lake bed.  They sink in the mud (proven two more times last week).


CALENDAR

Peachtree City Planning Commission Meeting – Monday, March 12, 7:00 p.m., at City Hall.  The public is welcome.  The agenda will be published later this week at www.peachtree-city.org/planningagenda

Fayette Extension Class: Vegetable Gardening Pests – Insects & Diseases – Tuesday, March 13, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., at 140 Stonewall Ave W, Room 210 in Fayetteville.  Class is free.  To register, call 770-305-5412 or email uge2113@uga.edu with class name, names of those registering, and a phone number.

Library Artists Reception: Abstracts and Clay – Saturday, March 17, 6:00 p.m., at the Peachtree City Library.  Meet multi-media collage artist Marklyn Wilson and photographer/potter/sculptor Teresa Foshee, whose work will be on display in March and April, this free event. For more information, email rwatts@peachtree-city.org

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration – Saturday, March 17, at the MOBA Soccer Complex (1000 Moba Drive off Hwy 74 S).  MOBA, the Peachtree City CVB, the Lisa Kelly Voice Academy, and Kelly Porter Irish Dance invite everyone to this great event.  Free admission for the family event from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m., with inflatables, face painting, Gaelic football, food, drinks, and music.  From 7:00 – 11 p.m., limited to 21 and older - $40 per person for drinks, live music, and food trucks.  Tickets at https://www.ticketor.com/mobasoccer/upcomingevents?pageid=59204&cat=game

After Hours Artist Reception – Saturday, March 17, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., at the Peachtree City Library.  The featured artists for March and April are Marklyn Wilson, a mixed media collage artist from College Park, Ga., and Teresa Foshee, a fine art photographer from Sharpsburg. This event is free and open to the public.

Fayette Master Gardeners Lecture Series: “Fairy Gardens” – Tuesday, March 20, 10:00 a.m., at The Bridge Community Center (225 Willow Bend Road).  This event is free and open to the public.

Georgia Singers Company: Disney's Lion King, jr. – Friday & Saturday, March 23 & 24, at Evergreen Church (400 Windgate Rd.).  Show times: 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. both days, plus 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.  Tickets: $12 at the door. More info at https://www.facebook.com/georgiasingerscompany/

FSS Presents: It’s in My DNA – Tuesday, March 27, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., at McIntosh Place (191 McIntosh Trail) Genealogist Ken Thomas provides an introduction to genealogy testing, different tests, and what results look like.  Ken will also discuss how these tests help in understanding personal genealogy and how DNA results can lead to real people whose ancestry is somehow shared and the fun part to trying to figure it all out. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or register@fayss.org (include name, phone number, and event title). Fayette Senior Services members and non-members welcome. www.fayss.org

Fayette Extension Class: Woodland & Sun Plantings – Tuesday, March 27, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., at 140 Stonewall Ave W, Room 210 in Fayetteville.  Class is free.  To register, call 770-305-5412 or email uge2113@uga.edu with class name, names of those registering, and a phone number.

Fayette Chamber 2018 Business on the Green Golf Tournament – Thursday, March 29, at Flat Creek Golf Club in Peachtree City.  For registration and sponsorship information, visit https://www.fayettechamber.org/events/details/2018-business-on-the-green-golf-tournament-8838

Fayette Water Guardians Cleanup - Lake McIntosh - Saturday, March 31, 8:00 a.m. – noon, at Lake McIntosh Park.  Bring your canoe or kayak, life vest, sun screen, and hat (and gloves for shoreline walkers). Trash grabber, trash bags and bottled water provided.  Pre-registration required - a mandatory liability waiver will be sent to all volunteers and must be completed in order to participate. For more info, visit https://www.facebook.com/FayetteWaterGuardians/

The Commodores @ The Fred – Friday, April 13.  For information and tickets, visit www.amphitheater.org .

Night Market at Drake Field – Saturday, April 14, 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.  Enjoy live music, food & beverages, and art under the stars, 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. Note: Golf cart recommended. This event is intended for those 18 and older – no special children’s activities are provided.

10th Annual Peachtree City Monopoly Tournament - Saturday, April 14, at Los Mariachis Mexican Restaurant.  Official Hasbro tournament / no entry fee.  Over $2,000 in cash and prizes.  For more info and registration, visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/1681106598799941/ or email ptcmonopoly@gmail.com


ONGOING

Current Recreation Activities Catalog available at www.peachtree-city.org/recreation

Peachtree City Yard Sales – Signs at City Hall, List on the PTC App.  Authorized yard sale signs are available at City Hall for $0.50 each, and the yard sale application and rules are available at City Hall or online at http://www.peachtree-city.org/index.aspx?nid=979 .  View upcoming yard sales via the free Peachtree City App:

Two Agencies Seeking Exchange Student Host Families or 2018

  • PTC group placing students for World Heritage International Student Exchange for over 8 years is seeking host families for the 2018-19 School Year.  Students from over 60 countries (many on scholarship from Spain, Germany, Eurasia, Africa, and Asia).  All students have their own health insurance, spending money, and the urge to learn about the American Culture. Go to www.world-heritage.org or contact BobComeau@att.net / 978-204-3953. 
  • Student American International (SAI) is seeking families for high school foreign exchange students from around the world to attend local schools in the fall of 2018.  This program is approved by the state.  Students do not drink, drive, or smoke, and will have their own spending money and medical insurance.  If you are interested, please contact Jinx Ratcliffe at 770-477-1376.

Tree Removal Permits – Tree removal permit applications are reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Department – visit www.peachtree-city.org/tree for FAQ and application.

Burn Permits Required – Outdoor burn permits are required for residential yard debris burning.  Visit www.peachtree-city.org/burn to obtain permit for the day of burn (page is updated daily to reflect whether weather conditions allow for burning on that day).

“My Community Officer” Program – The Peachtree City Police Department’s “My Community Officer” program pairs officers who have volunteered to serve as individual points of contact with each neighborhood in Peachtree City for questions or issues on police related issues.  Learn more at www.peachtree-city.org/MyCommunityOfficer. Please make sure the department has updated Homeowner Association contact information via this page as well.

 

Recycling – The Peachtree City Recycling Center (off Highway 74 S at Rockaway Road) accepts yard waste and e-waste and is open on Wednesdays, 1:00 – 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Recycling Stations at Public Works are open 24/7 and include a used book drop. No aerosol cans or plastic bags can be accepted. For more information, email kptcb@peachtree-city.org or call 770-632-3195.

Doing Business with Peachtree City – Do you operate or work for a local business that would be interested in doing business with the City?  Visit www.peachtree-city.org/bids to check out current bids and Requests for Proposals/Information, and sign up for the City’s vendor list.

Crime Tips – If you have information that would assist the Police Department in any local crimes, please call 770-487-8866 or submit an anonymous tip at www.peachtree-city.org/police and selecting “Crime Tips” or the department’s Facebook app, or text "PTCTIPS” and the information to 274637 (“CRIMES”)"

MedReturn Prescription Disposal Program – Citizens can bring unwanted prescriptions to the PTC Police Station Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (NO needles/sharps, syringes with needles, thermometers, IV bags, bloody or infectious waste, personal care products, empty containers, inhalers, medical equipment, liquids, creams, or hydrogen peroxide).




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Week of March 12, 2018

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HOT ISSUES

Planning Commission Meets Tonight
The Peachtree City Planning Commission will meet on Monday, March 12, 7:00 p.m., at City Hall. The public is welcome. The agenda includes a public hearing on proposed amendments to the Zoning Ordinance related to house color standards. The complete agenda and packet are available at www.peachtree-city.org/planningagenda


Council Meets Thursday
The Peachtree City Mayor and Council will meet on Thursday, March 15, 6:30 p.m., at City Hall. The public is welcome. The agenda includes the continued discussion of the rezoning request for 279 Senoia Rd (AR to LUR), the award of bids for 2018 Street Paving and the Drake Field Pavilion, an update on the Lake Peachtree Spillway Project, and a presentation on a request to establish an Open Container Zone at The Avenue. The complete agenda and packet are available at www.peachtree-city.org/councilagenda


City Council Retreat Workshops
The presentation for the March 6 City Council Retreat Workshop on master planning, economic development, and future annexation is available for review under the Trending Topics button on the center of the City’s main webpage (direct link is http://www.peachtree-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/11007 ). The next Retreat Workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3 (discussion topics submitted by Council will be published later this month).


VOLUNTEER!

Members & Helpers for FSS Gardening Club
Fayette Senior Services is looking for volunteers interested in gardening to join their new Gardening Club, which will meet on Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m., at the Fayetteville location (4 Center Drive). Members will work in the garden and discuss ideas to improve and revitalize the space that was created through community involvement and donations. If interested in joining learning more to get involved with the garden, please contact FSS Volunteer Coordinator, Amy Epperson at aepperson@fayss.org or 770-461-0813. Membership in FSS is not required for volunteers to participate.


COMMUNITY NEWS

Fun at The Fred this Summer
Check out the Summer Concert Series and some of the other events planned for The Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater this year:

Summer Concert Series:
• Friday, April 13 – The Commodores
• Friday, June 1 – 38 Special
• Saturday, June 23 – Eddie Money and Starship featuring Mickey Thomas
• Saturday, July 14 – Sister Hazel and Edwin McCain
• Friday, August 3 – Creedence Clearwater Revisited
• Saturday, September 8 – Phillip Phillips

Additional Shows:
• Sunday, May 27 – Uptown Funk: Bruno Mars Ultimate Tribute Band
• Saturday, June 16 – Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot!

Series ticket packages are on sale now, with tickets for the individual shows on sale beginning Saturday, March 17. Series and individual show tickets may be purchased through the Fred’s website at www.amphitheater.org or by phone at 877-725-8849. The Fred’s box office will have limited hours this season -- please visit the Fred website for full details.


Optimist / Fire Department Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, March 24
Join the Peachtree City Optimist Club and the Peachtree City Fire Department at Shakerag Knoll (192 McIntosh Trail) on March 24, 10:00 a.m. – noon, for a great Easter tradition. Take pictures and visit with the Easter Bunny and Sparky, the Fire Dog. Enter the free “Bunny” raffle to win a “Big Bunny." The PTC Fire Department will provide fun “safety” activities and will bring their fire trucks. A Sparky, the Fire Dog, Bounce House and Dinosaur Slide will be provided by The Bounce House. Enjoy lots of free fun activities and hunt for eggs & prizes!


Kedron Pools Closed March 19 – April 1
The pools at Kedron Fieldhouse and Aquatic Center will be closed from Monday, March 19, through Sunday, April 1, for removal of the bubble and spring maintenance work. The pools will reopen for regular hours on Monday, April 2.



Registration Information

• Youth Football & Cheer (K-8th Grade) at http://www.fayettecountyfootball.com/ - deadline July 1.
• Peachtree City Lacrosse TRYOUTS – Sunday, March 18 (U11 – High School). More information and registration at http://ptclax.com/
• Dragon Boat Teams Early Bird Registration Now Open – the Rotary Club is registering teams for the September 22 Dragon Boat Festival - https://ptcdragonboats.org/

Row/Run Biathlon Challenge on Saturday at Lake Mac
The PTC Rowing Club is hosting a RowRun Biathlon Challenge this Saturday, March 17. Arrive by 7:30 a.m., with the competitions starting at 8:00 and continuing through 3:00 p.m. The public is welcome, and throughout the day, there will be opportunities for anyone interested in getting in a rowing shell and going out on the water. Participants and attendees will work with experienced rowers and PTCRC coaches to enjoy some time on the water holding an oar, while learning the basics of the rowing stroke. For more information, visit https://ptcrowing.org/pages/2018-rowrun-erg-sprints


CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS & TRAFFIC ADVISORIES

Utility Projects
• UPDATED!! NuLink is installing fiber optic lines in/along in Hamptons Corner, Calgary Place, Fairways, Masters Square, Cypress Point, and Prestwick, and will be moving on to Meadow Run, Glen Clarin, Timberlay, and South Peachtree Pkwy in the coming weeks.


Hwy 54 West Intersection Construction
The contractors were able to take advantage of the great weather last week, so paving is complete for both intersections!!
• Planterra Way/Hwy 54 (SPLOST Project #4) - Construction continues (new equipment, detection system, signal heads, and a new mast arm).
• MacDuff Parkway/Hwy 54 (SPLOST Project #5) – Construction continues (new equipment, detection system, signal heads).
Both projects will have work occurring primarily in the evening and overnight to minimize the impact on traffic, and both should be completed by early April (weather influenced).


Lake Peachtree Spillway Replacement Continues through June 2018
Foundation work continues on the spillway, and the first two piano key components of the weir have been poured. The contractor hopes to be able to raise the lake level by two more feet after the foundation is completed, with the goal of having the lake returning to full pool at the end of May while the project wraps up. Work at this time does not include the path bridge that will cross Flat Creek at the Spillway (that is a separate project, although the foundations are included in the spillway foundation). More information, including Mr. Davis’s January 4 presentation, is available at http://www.peachtree-city.org/index.aspx?nid=1123
• Path Detour in effect – NO TRESPASSING!! The spillway construction zone path detour area is a “No Trespassing” zone and will be enforced. The map at http://www.peachtree-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/10447 shows the alternate routes path users will take until the spillway construction zone is cleared. Automobile drivers on Fishers Luck are asked to use extra caution and reduce speed in the coming months due to the carts sharing roadway.
• DO NOT DRIVE ON Lake Bed – Please keep cars and golf carts off the lake bed. They sink in the mud (proven two more times last week).


CALENDAR

Peachtree City Planning Commission Meeting – Monday, March 12, 7:00 p.m., at City Hall. The public is welcome. The agenda will be published later this week at www.peachtree-city.org/planningagenda

Fayette Extension Class: Vegetable Gardening Pests – Insects & Diseases – Tuesday, March 13, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., at 140 Stonewall Ave W, Room 210 in Fayetteville. Class is free. To register, call 770-305-5412 or email uge2113@uga.edu with class name, names of those registering, and a phone number.

Library Artists Reception: Abstracts and Clay – Saturday, March 17, 6:00 p.m., at the Peachtree City Library. Meet multi-media collage artist Marklyn Wilson and photographer/potter/sculptor Teresa Foshee, whose work will be on display in March and April, this free event. For more information, email rwatts@peachtree-city.org

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration – Saturday, March 17, at the MOBA Soccer Complex (1000 Moba Drive off Hwy 74 S). MOBA, the Peachtree City CVB, the Lisa Kelly Voice Academy, and Kelly Porter Irish Dance invite everyone to this great event. Free admission for the family event from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m., with inflatables, face painting, Gaelic football, food, drinks, and music. From 7:00 – 11 p.m., limited to 21 and older - $40 per person for drinks, live music, and food trucks. Tickets at https://www.ticketor.com/mobasoccer/upcomingevents?pageid=59204&cat=game

After Hours Artist Reception – Saturday, March 17, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., at the Peachtree City Library. The featured artists for March and April are Marklyn Wilson, a mixed media collage artist from College Park, Ga., and Teresa Foshee, a fine art photographer from Sharpsburg. This event is free and open to the public.

Fayette Master Gardeners Lecture Series: “Fairy Gardens” – Tuesday, March 20, 10:00 a.m., at The Bridge Community Center (225 Willow Bend Road). This event is free and open to the public.

Georgia Singers Company: Disney's Lion King, jr. – Friday & Saturday, March 23 & 24, at Evergreen Church (400 Windgate Rd.). Show times: 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. both days, plus 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets: $12 at the door. More info at https://www.facebook.com/georgiasingerscompany/

FSS Presents: It’s in My DNA – Tuesday, March 27, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., at McIntosh Place (191 McIntosh Trail) Genealogist Ken Thomas provides an introduction to genealogy testing, different tests, and what results look like. Ken will also discuss how these tests help in understanding personal genealogy and how DNA results can lead to real people whose ancestry is somehow shared and the fun part to trying to figure it all out. This program is FREE but pre-registration is required at 770-461-0813 or register@fayss.org (include name, phone number, and event title). Fayette Senior Services members and non-members welcome. www.fayss.org

Fayette Extension Class: Woodland & Sun Plantings – Tuesday, March 27, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., at 140 Stonewall Ave W, Room 210 in Fayetteville. Class is free. To register, call 770-305-5412 or email uge2113@uga.edu with class name, names of those registering, and a phone number.

Fayette Chamber 2018 Business on the Green Golf Tournament – Thursday, March 29, at Flat Creek Golf Club in Peachtree City. For registration and sponsorship information, visit https://www.fayettechamber.org/events/details/2018-business-on-the-green-golf-tournament-8838

Fayette Water Guardians Cleanup - Lake McIntosh - Saturday, March 31, 8:00 a.m. – noon, at Lake McIntosh Park. Bring your canoe or kayak, life vest, sun screen, and hat (and gloves for shoreline walkers). Trash grabber, trash bags and bottled water provided. Pre-registration required - a mandatory liability waiver will be sent to all volunteers and must be completed in order to participate. For more info, visit https://www.facebook.com/FayetteWaterGuardians/

The Commodores @ The Fred – Friday, April 13. For information and tickets, visit www.amphitheater.org.

Night Market at Drake Field – Saturday, April 14, 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. Enjoy live music, food & beverages, and art under the stars, 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. Note: Golf cart recommended. This event is intended for those 18 and older – no special children’s activities are provided.

10th Annual Peachtree City Monopoly Tournament - Saturday, April 14, at Los Mariachis Mexican Restaurant. Official Hasbro tournament / no entry fee. Over $2,000 in cash and prizes. For more info and registration, visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/1681106598799941/ or email ptcmonopoly@gmail.com


ONGOING

Current Recreation Activities Catalog available at www.peachtree-city.org/recreation

Peachtree City Yard Sales – Signs at City Hall, List on the PTC App. Authorized yard sale signs are available at City Hall for $0.50 each, and the yard sale application and rules are available at City Hall or online at http://www.peachtree-city.org/index.aspx?nid=979 . View upcoming yard sales via the free Peachtree City App:
• Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app_ptcmag.layout
• iPhone - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-peachtree-city-app/id527020141?mt=8

Two Agencies Seeking Exchange Student Host Families or 2018
• PTC group placing students for World Heritage International Student Exchange for over 8 years is seeking host families for the 2018-19 School Year. Students from over 60 countries (many on scholarship from Spain, Germany, Eurasia, Africa, and Asia). All students have their own health insurance, spending money, and the urge to learn about the American Culture. Go to www.world-heritage.org or contact BobComeau@att.net / 978-204-3953.
• Student American International (SAI) is seeking families for high school foreign exchange students from around the world to attend local schools in the fall of 2018. This program is approved by the state. Students do not drink, drive, or smoke, and will have their own spending money and medical insurance. If you are interested, please contact Jinx Ratcliffe at 770-477-1376.

Tree Removal Permits – Tree removal permit applications are reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Department – visit www.peachtree-city.org/tree for FAQ and application.

Burn Permits Required – Outdoor burn permits are required for residential yard debris burning. Visit www.peachtree-city.org/burn to obtain permit for the day of burn (page is updated daily to reflect whether weather conditions allow for burning on that day).

“My Community Officer” Program – The Peachtree City Police Department’s “My Community Officer” program pairs officers who have volunteered to serve as individual points of contact with each neighborhood in Peachtree City for questions or issues on police related issues. Learn more at www.peachtree-city.org/MyCommunityOfficer. Please make sure the department has updated Homeowner Association contact information via this page as well.

Recycling – The Peachtree City Recycling Center (off Highway 74 S at Rockaway Road) accepts yard waste and e-waste and is open on Wednesdays, 1:00 – 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Recycling Stations at Public Works are open 24/7 and include a used book drop. No aerosol cans or plastic bags can be accepted. For more information, email kptcb@peachtree-city.org or call 770-632-3195.

Doing Business with Peachtree City – Do you operate or work for a local business that would be interested in doing business with the City? Visit www.peachtree-city.org/bids to check out current bids and Requests for Proposals/Information, and sign up for the City’s vendor list.

Crime Tips – If you have information that would assist the Police Department in any local crimes, please call 770-487-8866 or submit an anonymous tip at www.peachtree-city.org/police and selecting “Crime Tips” or the department’s Facebook app, or text "PTCTIPS” and the information to 274637 (“CRIMES”)"

MedReturn Prescription Disposal Program – Citizens can bring unwanted prescriptions to the PTC Police Station Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (NO needles/sharps, syringes with needles, thermometers, IV bags, bloody or infectious waste, personal care products, empty containers, inhalers, medical equipment, liquids, creams, or hydrogen peroxide).

* * * * * * *

UPDATES is a weekly newsletter sent by the City of Peachtree City (151 Willowbend Rd., Peachtree City, GA 30269) to opt-in subscribers. If you do not wish to receive these messages, please accept our apologies, and unsubscribe by visiting our website at:
http://peachtree-city.org/list.asp?mode=del [http://peachtree-city.org/list.asp?mode=del]

Please note, we will not sell or give your e-mail address to anyorganization without your explicit permission.

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