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Week of March 18, 2019


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HOT TOPICS

City Council meets Thursday

The Peachtree City Mayor & Council will meet on Thursday, March 18, 6:30 p.m., at City Hall.  The public is welcome.  The agenda includes a Public Hearing for a rezoning request (GI to LUI, 301 Kelly Drive).  A request from GVI-Peachtree City, LLC, and Crescent Communities to Lift Multi-Family Rezoning Moratorium for Calistoa (on Lake McIntosh) is also on the agenda.  [NOTE:  This is NOT a rezoning request.  This is a procedural step required before the applicant can submit a rezoning application that includes any multi-family component.  If the moratorium is lifted, the applicant must submit a rezoning application that will be evaluated through the regular process with the Planning Commission and City Council at a later date].  Council will also consider two resolutions, one a Regional Planning Grant Application and one in opposition of TDK Boulevard. The complete agenda and packet are available at www.peachtree-city.org/councilagenda

COMMUNITY NEWS

Call for Submissions - Peachtree City Anthology

In honor of Peachtree City’s 60th anniversary, the Peachtree City Library will publish an anthology of personal essays that capture the essence of Peachtree City as “home.” The idea is to capture a diverse range of voices and memories that tell the story of this special place. These essays could include:

  • Memoirs of growing up in, moving to, or starting a business in Peachtree City
  • Essays involving newsworthy moments, iconic events, or lost places
  • Profiles of local personalities and why they matter
  • Ghost stories and tall tales
  • Nature writing, food, arts, and cultural criticism about the City
  • Poetry and microprose welcome

Requirements:

  • Ages 15 & up only.
  • Maximum of 2,000 words for prose, 100 lines for poetry. (Microsoft Word, please.)
  • Reading fee (ticket): $5 donation to Friends of the Peachtree City Library
  • Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2019

For submission instructions and more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/peachtree-city-anthology-submissions-tickets-57620598762

The Addams Family is in Fayetteville this weekend!

The Georgia Singers Company youth community theater will perform The Addams Family – A Musical Comedy, this weekend at Sams Auditorium, 205 LaFayette Ave., in Fayetteville. Tickets are $12 and sold at the door.  Show times are Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23, at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 24, at 3:00 p.m.

The Fred adds an Evening with Chris Botti to 2019 Lineup

The Fred is excited to announce the addition of special 12th show to the 2019 concert season sponsored by Butler Lexus of South Atlanta. Chris Botti will take the stage for an intimate evening of world-class jazz on Saturday, August 17. 

For over two decades, Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has amassed a spectacular variety of honors, including multiple Gold and Platinum albums, to become the nation's largest selling instrumental artist. His mesmerizing performances with a stunning array of legends such as Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Yo-Yo Ma, Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon and Andrea Bocelli have cemented his place as one of the most brilliant and inspiring forces of the contemporary music scene. Whether he's performing with illustrious symphonies or at renowned venues around the globe, his unparalleled crystalline and poetic sound transcends musical boundaries.

Tickets for individual concerts go on sale Tuesday, March 19 at noon.  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.

Free @ The Fred on April 7 – USAF Academy Band

Celebrate America with The United States Air Force Academy Band as they kick off the 2019 Fred concert season on Sunday, April 7. This family-friendly event will be free to the public and will feature performances ranging from patriotic favorites and traditional marches to concert works and Broadway classics.  Gates open at 2:00 p.m. for the 3:00 p.m. concert.  Box Office opens at 12:00 noon (but no ticket is required for the free event). 

Registrations Underway:

  • NEW!  Teen CERT Program Summer Camp – Registration underway for ages 13 – 17.  Registration deadline is June 1, with daily morning sessions (8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) at the Police Department from June 10 – 14.  More info and applications at http://www.cert-peachtreecity.com/
  • NEW! City Summer Camps Registration opens April 15.  Catalog with camp descriptions and online registration at www.peachtree-city.org/recreation 
  • NEW! Youth Football & Cheer (K-8th Grade) at http://www.fayettecountyfootball.com/ - Late registration begins May 1.
  • NEW! Dragon Boat Teams Early Bird Registration Now Open – the Rotary Club is registering teams for the September 28 Dragon Boat Festival at Drake Field and on Lake Peachtree - https://ptcdragonboats.org/ 
  • PTC Monopoly Tournament for Ages 12+.  Registration underway for Saturday, May 4.  Official Hasbro tournament - no entry fee and over $2,000 in cash and prizes.  Register by sending name, age, email, phone, and address to MonopolyPTC@gmail.com  
  • Exchange Student Host Families - World Heritage International Student Exchange host families for the 2019-20 School Year.  Students come from over 60 countries with 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 if interested.   Please apply before the end of June.
  • Local Military Family Photos (1821 – Present) for Homefront Families Fayette County Monument and Remembrance Album.  Submission deadline is March 30.  Need uniformed soldiers w/family leaving or returning from service, local military cemetery photos w/family.  Contact homefrontfamiliesofHeroes@comcast.net


CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATES

Utility /Right-of-Way Projects

Atlanta Gas Light will be working in Everton Phase 1 through June first. 

AT&T is working at the following locations:

  • Northlake Dr. through March 12. 
  • Cameron Trail area (Wickerhill, Treillage, Tapestry, Chestnut Field) through July 22. 
  • Glenloch (Bridlepath, Clydesdale, Morgans Turn, Doubletrace, Stevens Entry) through May 21. 
  • Kedron Drive West (The Retreat at Kedron Village, Belvedere, Sagamore) through April 21. 

REMINDER:  Utility work takes place in City-owned Right-of-Way or Utility Easements.  Please do not threaten contractors – they are allowed to work in this area whether you personally want the service or not. While it may be your “yard,” it is not your property.  Contractors will restore grass when done in the neighborhood – Residents should water new grass seed/sod after installation (the utilities do not return to keep grass seed/sod watered).  No one should have private sprinkler systems or electric dog fences in the public right-of-way, but if you do, please mark them when you see other utilities marked in your yard.  Utility contractors are not responsible for restoring these items, and locate services (811) will not know about them to mark them. 

CALENDAR

Kedron Pools CLOSED until April 1.  The pools at Kedron Fieldhouse & Aquatic Center close are closed for removal of the bubble and maintenance work on the facility.  The pools should reopen for use Monday, April 1.  There will be a one-day closure for each pool at a later date to replace the filtration system (one pool will remain open while the other is closed).

Free Car Seat Checks – Tuesday, March 19, 9:00 a.m. – Noon, at Picnic Park on Willowbend Rd (behind City Hall and the PTC Library).  Make sure your smallest passengers are safe and that their car seats are installed properly.  Hosted by Safe Kids Fayette County and the PTC Police & Fire Departments.

Peachtree City CVB Meeting – Wednesday, March 20, 9:00 a.m., at the Visitors Center (224 City Circle, Suite 2000 B).  The public is welcome. 

Outdoor Weather Warning Siren Testing – Thursday, March 21, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Fayette County will be conducting audible tests of some (not all) of the outdoor weather warning sirens on during the afternoon. THIS IS ONLY A TEST. Testing will not occur if severe weather threatens on March 21. Please do not call 911 in reference to this test or when you hear weather warning sirens.  For more information on the outdoor weather warning siren system and severe weather preparedness, visit  https://fayettecountyga.gov/fire_ems/emergency_management_agency.htm

Fleece Blanket Tying for Fayette Foster Children – Thursday, March 21, 6:30 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (101 S Peachtree Pkwy).  All volunteers welcome.  Donations of fleece fabric (1.5 – 2 yd segments, soft, cuddly, in colors/prints children would like) also needed. Please contact LeAnn at 6austins@bellsouth.net to arrange for donation pickup.

ACTION Wrestling Supershow – Friday, March 22, 7:30 p.m., at Sandy Creek High School.  All proceeds from the event will benefit the school band and wrestling programs.  The show will be appropriate for all ages.  Tickets available at www.action-wrestling.com

Love & Respect Video Conference (for couples) – March 22 & 23 at Evergreen Church (6:45-10:15 p.m. Friday, 8:45-1:45 Saturday).  Tickets $15 each before March 11, $20 after.   Registration and more information at http://www.evergreenchurchga.org (or call Sarah Thompson at 678.788.7374).

Local Author Expo – Saturday, March 23, 1:00 — 4:30 p.m., at the Peachtree City Library.  This is a great way to meet and support local authors.  The 2019 theme is “Self-Publishing and Indie Authors.” Local authors will be available to share great tips and stories about their self-publishing journeys. Represented genres include fiction and non-fiction books from humor to finance, historical fiction to memoirs, and more. Check out the local author shelves in the collection while you’re here. This is event is free and open to the public and will be held in the Floy Farr Room. Featured authors are by invitation only. No registration required to attend.

Fayette PALS Pageant - Saturday, March 23, 6:00 p.m., at Starr’s Mill High School.  The PALS (Peers are Linking Students) Clubs from Fayette County’s high schools foster relationships between students with and without disabilities through group activities in and outside of school. Admission is FREE.  There will be a fantastic silent auction to help pay for any expenses related to this free event. For more information please contact Jenny Bellamy at bellamy.jenny@mail.fcboe.org

FSS Presents: Nature Through the Lens – Tuesday, March 26, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., at McIntosh Place (191 McIntosh Tr.).  Dana Scott with DMS Creative Solutions creates a hands-on learning experience on outdoor photography while teaching fundamentals of photography during a walking tour and photo session of the nature walk area in the complex. Learn about exposure, composition techniques, balance and more!  Get the knowledge and skills to capture beautiful photos of nature. This workshop will include walking in a wooded nature area, so wear comfortable and safe shoes. Bring your cameras and lenses with you to class. This program is $15 and pre-registration is required. Payment must be made at the time of registration. Call 770-461-0813 or email stop by any location to register. Fayette Senior Services members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org

Library Program:  Savvy Social Security Planning - Tuesday, March 26, at 11:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.  Social Security is far more complicated than most people realize. The decisions baby boomers make now can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits they stand to receive over their lifetime. This workshop you will teach you the 5 factors to consider when deciding to apply for benefits, when it makes sense to delay benefits, how to estimate your benefits, how to minimize taxes on Social Security benefits, and how to coordinate Social Security with your other forms of retirement income. This program will be held on the lower level of the library in the Floy Farr Room. This event is free and open to the public, however space is limited. Registration Required at https://ssinptc.eventbrite.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:

Yard sales must be registered by noon on Thursday to be included on the PTC App for the weekend.

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 – Outdoor burning is allowed October 1 – April 30. 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 18, 2019


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HOT TOPICS

City Council meets Thursday
The Peachtree City Mayor & Council will meet on Thursday, March 18, 6:30 p.m., at City Hall. The public is welcome. The agenda includes a Public Hearing for a rezoning request (GI to LUI, 301 Kelly Drive). A request from GVI-Peachtree City, LLC, and Crescent Communities to Lift Multi-Family Rezoning Moratorium for Calistoa (on Lake McIntosh) is also on the agenda – note, this is NOT a rezoning request. This is a procedural step required before the applicant can submit a rezoning application that includes any multi-family component. If the moratorium is lifted, the applicant must submit a rezoning application that will be evaluated through the regular process with the Planning Commission and City Council at a later date. Council will also consider two resolutions, one a Regional Planning Grant Application and one in opposition of TDK Boulevard. The complete agenda and packet are available at www.peachtree-city.org/councilagenda


COMMUNITY NEWS

Call for Submissions - Peachtree City Anthology
In honor of Peachtree City’s 60th anniversary, the Peachtree City Library will publish an anthology of personal essays that capture the essence of Peachtree City as “home.” The idea is to capture a diverse range of voices and memories that tell the story of this special place. These essays could include:
• Memoirs of growing up in, moving to, or starting a business in Peachtree City
• Essays involving newsworthy moments, iconic events, or lost places
• Profiles of local personalities and why they matter
• Ghost stories and tall tales
• Nature writing, food, arts, and cultural criticism about the City
• Poetry and microprose welcome

Requirements:
• Ages 15 & up only.
• Maximum of 2,000 words for prose, 100 lines for poetry. (Microsoft Word, please.)
• Reading fee (ticket): $5 donation to Friends of the Peachtree City Library
• Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2019

For submission instructions and more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/peachtree-city-anthology-submissions-tickets-57620598762


The Addams Family is in Fayetteville this weekend!
The Georgia Singers Company youth community theater will perform The Addams Family – A Musical Comedy, this weekend at Sams Auditorium, 205 LaFayette Ave., in Fayetteville. Tickets are $12 and sold at the door. Show times are Friday and Saturday, March 22 and 23, at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 24, at 3:00 p.m.


The Fred adds an Evening with Chris Botti to 2019 Lineup
The Fred is excited to announce the addition of special 12th show to the 2019 concert season sponsored by Butler Lexus of South Atlanta. Chris Botti will take the stage for an intimate evening of world-class jazz on Saturday, August 17.

For over two decades, Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has amassed a spectacular variety of honors, including multiple Gold and Platinum albums, to become the nation's largest selling instrumental artist. His mesmerizing performances with a stunning array of legends such as Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Yo-Yo Ma, Frank Sinatra, Paul Simon and Andrea Bocelli have cemented his place as one of the most brilliant and inspiring forces of the contemporary music scene. Whether he's performing with illustrious symphonies or at renowned venues around the globe, his unparalleled crystalline and poetic sound transcends musical boundaries.

Tickets for individual concerts go on sale Tuesday, March 19 at noon. 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.


Free @ The Fred on April 7 – USAF Academy Band
Celebrate America with The United States Air Force Academy Band as they kick off the 2019 Fred concert season on Sunday, April 7. This family-friendly event will be free to the public and will feature performances ranging from patriotic favorites and traditional marches to concert works and Broadway classics. Gates open at 2:00 p.m. for the 3:00 p.m. concert. Box Office opens at 12:00 noon (but no ticket is required for the free event).


Registrations Underway:
• NEW! Teen CERT Program Summer Camp – Registration underway for ages 13 – 17. Registration deadline is June 1, with daily morning sessions (8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) at the Police Department from June 10 – 14. More info and applications at http://www.cert-peachtreecity.com/
• NEW! City Summer Camps – Registration opens April 15. Catalog with camp descriptions and online registration at www.peachtree-city.org/recreation
• NEW! Youth Football & Cheer (K-8th Grade) at http://www.fayettecountyfootball.com/ - Late registration begins May 1.
• NEW! Dragon Boat Teams Early Bird Registration Now Open – the Rotary Club is registering teams for the September 28 Dragon Boat Festival at Drake Field and on Lake Peachtree - https://ptcdragonboats.org/
• PTC Monopoly Tournament for Ages 12+. Registration underway for Saturday, May 4 (please note corrected date), Official Hasbro tournament - no entry fee and over $2,000 in cash and prizes. Register by sending name, age, email, phone, and address to MonopolyPTC@gmail.com
• Exchange Student Host Families - World Heritage International Student Exchange host families for the 2019-20 School Year. Students come from over 60 countries with 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 if interested. Please apply before the end of June.
• Local Military Family Photos (1821 – Present) for Homefront Families Fayette County Monument and Remembrance Album. Submission deadline is March 30. Need uniformed soldiers w/family leaving or returning from service, local military cemetery photos w/family. Contact homefrontfamiliesofHeroes@comcast.net


CONSTRUCTION PROJECT UPDATES

Utility /Right-of-Way Projects

Atlanta Gas Light will be working in Everton Phase 1 through June first.

AT&T is working at the following locations:
• Northlake Dr. through March 12.
• Cameron Trail area (Wickerhill, Treillage, Tapestry, Chestnut Field) through July 22.
• Glenloch (Bridlepath, Clydesdale, Morgans Turn, Doubletrace, Stevens Entry) through May 21.
• Kedron Drive West (The Retreat at Kedron Village, Belvedere, Sagamore) through April 21.

REMINDER: Utility work takes place in City-owned Right-of-Way or Utility Easements. Please do not threaten contractors – they are allowed to work in this area whether you personally want the service or not. While it may be your “yard,” it is not your property. Contractors will restore grass when done in the neighborhood – Residents should water new grass seed/sod after installation (the utilities do not return to keep grass seed/sod watered). No one should have private sprinkler systems or electric dog fences in the public right-of-way, but if you do, please mark them when you see other utilities marked in your yard. Utility contractors are not responsible for restoring these items, and locate services (811) will not know about them to mark them.


CALENDAR

Kedron Pools CLOSED until April 1. The pools at Kedron Fieldhouse & Aquatic Center close are closed for removal of the bubble and maintenance work on the facility. The pools should reopen for use Monday, April 1. There will be a one-day closure for each pool at a later date to replace the filtration system (one pool will remain open while the other is closed).


Free Car Seat Checks – Tuesday, March 19, 9:00 a.m. – Noon, at Picnic Park on Willowbend Rd (behind City Hall and the PTC Library). Make sure your smallest passengers are safe and that their car seats are installed properly. Hosted by Safe Kids Fayette County and the PTC Police & Fire Departments.

Peachtree City CVB Meeting – Wednesday, March 20, 9:00 a.m., at the Visitors Center (224 City Circle, Suite 2000 B). The public is welcome.

Outdoor Weather Warning Siren Testing – Thursday, March 21, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Fayette County will be conducting audible tests of some (not all) of the outdoor weather warning sirens on during the afternoon. THIS IS ONLY A TEST. Testing will not occur if severe weather threatens on March 21. Please do not call 911 in reference to this test or when you hear weather warning sirens. For more information on the outdoor weather warning siren system and severe weather preparedness, visit https://fayettecountyga.gov/fire_ems/emergency_management_agency.htm

Fleece Blanket Tying for Fayette Foster Children – Thursday, March 21, 6:30 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (101 S Peachtree Pkwy). All volunteers welcome. Donations of fleece fabric (1.5 – 2 yd segments, soft, cuddly, in colors/prints children would like) also needed. Please contact LeAnn at 6austins@bellsouth.net to arrange for donation pickup.

ACTION Wrestling Supershow – Friday, March 22, 7:30 p.m., at Sandy Creek High School. All proceeds from the event will benefit the school band and wrestling programs. The show will be appropriate for all ages. Tickets available at www.action-wrestling.com

Love & Respect Video Conference (for couples) – March 22 & 23 at Evergreen Church (6:45-10:15 p.m. Friday, 8:45-1:45 Saturday). Tickets $15 each before March 11, $20 after. Registration and more information at http://www.evergreenchurchga.org (or call Sarah Thompson at 678.788.7374).

Local Author Expo – Saturday, March 23, 1:00 — 4:30 p.m., at the Peachtree City Library. This is a great way to meet and support local authors. The 2019 theme is “Self-Publishing and Indie Authors.” Local authors will be available to share great tips and stories about their self-publishing journeys. Represented genres include fiction and non-fiction books from humor to finance, historical fiction to memoirs, and more. Check out the local author shelves in the collection while you’re here. This is event is free and open to the public and will be held in the Floy Farr Room. Featured authors are by invitation only. No registration required to attend.

Fayette PALS Pageant - Saturday, March 23, 6:00 p.m., at Starr’s Mill High School. The PALS (Peers are Linking Students) Clubs from Fayette County’s high schools foster relationships between students with and without disabilities through group activities in and outside of school. Admission is FREE. There will be a fantastic silent auction to help pay for any expenses related to this free event. For more information please contact Jenny Bellamy at bellamy.jenny@mail.fcboe.org

FSS Presents: Nature Through the Lens – Tuesday, March 26, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., at McIntosh Place (191 McIntosh Tr.). Dana Scott with DMS Creative Solutions creates a hands-on learning experience on outdoor photography while teaching fundamentals of photography during a walking tour and photo session of the nature walk area in the complex. Learn about exposure, composition techniques, balance and more! Get the knowledge and skills to capture beautiful photos of nature. This workshop will include walking in a wooded nature area, so wear comfortable and safe shoes. Bring your cameras and lenses with you to class. This program is $15 and pre-registration is required. Payment must be made at the time of registration. Call 770-461-0813 or email stop by any location to register. Fayette Senior Services members and non-members welcome. www.Fayss.org

Library Program: Savvy Social Security Planning - Tuesday, March 26, at 11:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. Social Security is far more complicated than most people realize. The decisions baby boomers make now can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits they stand to receive over their lifetime. This workshop you will teach you the 5 factors to consider when deciding to apply for benefits, when it makes sense to delay benefits, how to estimate your benefits, how to minimize taxes on Social Security benefits, and how to coordinate Social Security with your other forms of retirement income. This program will be held on the lower level of the library in the Floy Farr Room. This event is free and open to the public, however space is limited. Registration Required at https://ssinptc.eventbrite.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
Yard sales must be registered by noon on Thursday to be included on the PTC App for the weekend.

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 – Outdoor burning is allowed October 1 – April 30. 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:
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