Public Notice: Recommended 2019 Operating Budget

April 27, 2018

Public Notice The City of Perry recommended 2019 Operating Budget is now available for public inspection at the Office of the City Manager, Perry City Hall, 1211 Washington Street, Perry, GA.  Per O.C.G.A. 36.31.8(g), as amended, the official public hearing will be on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at Perry City Hall.  Public input is welcome.

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May 1 Council and Pre Council Meetings Canceled

April 27, 2018

Council and Pre Council meetings have been canceled for May 1, 2018.   

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BOOST grant applications open April 30

April 25, 2018

Downtown Perry’s small businesses may apply for a grant to purchase equipment and eligible supplies. Perry Downtown Development Authority, or DDA, is accepting applications for the seventh round of BOOST grants; the application window will open on Monday, Apr. 30, and close on Friday, May 11, at 5 p.m.  Only existing, brick-and-mortar businesses in Perry’s downtown development district are eligible to apply. Applicants may apply for funds to purchase business equipment, marketing and advertising, eligible interior renovations, a security system or professional services.  Grant funds may not be used for payment of salaries, debts, rent, lease, mortgage, rental deposits, utility bills, late payments or fees, alcohol, tobacco, medicine, inventory, or ingredients or components used to produce inventory. Applications must be submitted online and must include quotes and other requested information.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. Click here to apply online.  Program rules and procedures are available at www.perry-ga.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/BOOST-Rules-and-Procedures-Revised-June-2017.pdf. Grant announcements will be made in June.  Grants are awarded in $50 increments, with a maximum grant award of $1,000. Twelve grants totaling $6,800 have been awarded to downtown Perry businesses since July 2015. BOOST Downtown Perry is an investment group that provides grant funds to entrepreneurs and owners of small businesses in the district.  The DDA, the economic vitality arm of Perry’s Main Street Program, holds the funds until they are awarded. For more information, please, contact Perry Main Street Coordinator Catherine Edgemon at (478) 988-2758 or catherine.edgemon@perry-ga.gov.

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City of Perry Water Facilities win top awards

April 24, 2018

The City of Perry Water Facilities recently received outstanding awards and recognitions by the Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP) at the Spring Conference in Jekyll Island.   The City of Perry contracts with ESG Operations, Inc. in the provision of water and wastewater services.  We would like to especially thank ESG and their employees for their hard work and dedication to our water and wastewater services for our community.  The citizens of Perry can be confident and proud in the water services they receive.  It is evident from the awards listed below we have some of the best in the state of Georgia. The GAWP awards are as follows: City of Perry received the Water Treatment Plant of the Year.  The award is given to the best managed and best operated water treatment facility in the State of Georgia. City of Perry received the Top OP Award. David Keene, City of Perry Water Treatment Operator, received the Top OP Award in District 5 due to excelling at his duties and setting examples for other operators.  This award is a high honor. The City of Perry Water Treatment Plant received the Gold Award for perfect Permit Compliance for 2017. The City of Perry proudly participated in the State Drinking Water Taste Test, and received First Place in District 5, which is a large group of water systems. The Perry Wastewater Treatment Plant received the Certificate of Achievement in the 3.0-5.9 MGD category.  Perry was recognized for their high level of management for all aspects of the facility. Congratulations to the City of Perry Water Division and ESG Operations, Inc.    

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Walk with Mayor and Council

April 24, 2018

Walk with Mayor and Council will be held in District 1 on April 24, 2018 starting at 5:30 p.m.  The walk will began at Willie Teonate Williams Park, 909 Jeanne Street.  A map of the proposed route is below.  Click it to enlarge.  

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Spring Neighborhood Cleanup Day

April 3, 2018

The Perry Housing Team will be hosting a Spring Neighborhood Cleanup Day with their partner Houston County Habitat for Humanity.  It will take place on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. We will meet at Hafley Park on 1527 Sunshine Ave. (off of Swift St.) in the Old Field Neighborhood for the cleanup and will finish at Noon with lunch and fellowship.  Please join us and help give back to the community! To register to volunteer for the cleanup, please go to the Volunteer tab on www.hocohabitat.org. The link is http://www.hocohabitat.org/volunteer-calendar.php. If you have questions, please contact the City of Perry’s Community Development Department at 478-988-2720.

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