Closed for Independence Day

June 26, 2019

City of Perry offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4 to observe Independence Day.  We will reopen on Friday, July 5 at 8:00 a.m.

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New Destination Playground Equipment

June 12, 2019

Renovations for the new Destination Playground Equipment installation begin this Friday, June 14, 2019 at Rozar Park playground and will continue at the playground at Creekwood Park.  Construction should last for several weeks with completion in July, weather permitting.  Rozar Park is located at 1060 Keith Dr. and Creekwood Park is located at 110 Ida Lasseter Circle off Creekwood Dr.

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Accepting BOOST Applications!

June 3, 2019

Downtown Perry’s small businesses may apply for a grant to purchase equipment and eligible supplies. The Perry Downtown Development Authority, or DDA, is accepting applications for the ninth round of BOOST grants; the application window will open on Saturday, June 1 and close on Friday June 14, 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, façade grants if the applicant owns the property, 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: click here. Applications must include quotes and other requested information. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For more program information, rules and procedures, click here! Grant announcements will be made in July. Grants are awarded in $50 increments, with a maximum grant award of $1,000. Sixteen grants totaling $9,900 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’s Economic Development Director at (478) 988-2755 or

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