New 24/7 Kiosk at City Hall

January 18, 2019

Our Kiosk, JACK, has arrived at City Hall.  You may pay 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with Debit, Credit, Cash and Check.  Money orders should be treated as checks.  The Kiosk accepts bills only and does not give change.  Any over payment will be applied to your next bill.  If you need help with the JACK system, the customer service staff will be happy to assist you during business hours.  After hours, you may call the support number on the Kiosk.

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BOOST winners announced

January 7, 2019

The latest recipients of a crowd-funded grant to “BOOST” downtown Perry’s businesses have been announced. BOOST Downtown Perry is an investment group that provides micro-grants to entrepreneurs and owners of small businesses in the downtown development district. Investors, known as BOOSTers, donate the program’s funds and vote on applications. During the surprise notifications on January 4 and January 7, two companies were awarded $500 each. Recollections by Lynn, located at 745 Main St., was awarded the funds to assist with advertising costs. Gottwals Books, located at 909 Carroll St, was awarded funds to help pay for new glass doors. These awards bring the total grants awarded to downtown Perry businesses to date to $10,400. The program was established in 2015. Previous recipients include Bodega Brew, Cory Allen Jones, Summit Physical Therapy, Davida’s Hair Salon, Tumblecheer Heroes, Mia’s Skincare Salon, Liberty Tax Service, Gentry Downtown Market, Two of a Kind, Eyewear Boutique, Central Computer Services, Shirts Like Mine and Mossy Creek Soap. Applicants may apply for funds for purchasing supplies, business equipment, marketing and advertising, a security system or eligible professional services. BOOST grants are awarded twice annually following a brief application window. The Perry Downtown Development Authority, the Economic Vitality Committee of Perry’s Main Street program, oversees the program. For more information, contact Perry Economic Development Director Ashley Hardin at (478) 988-2755 or ashley.hardin@perry-ga.gov or visit www.perry-ga.gov/economic-development/downtown-development-authority/boost-investment-group/.

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Middle Georgia’s Biggest NYE Celebration

December 28, 2018

Spend your New Year’s Eve in downtown Perry, GA with ice skating, live music and more!  We will be kicking off The Perry Buzzard Drop at 6:00 p.m. with this year’s exciting addition, Ice Skating in Historic Downtown Perry! You will be able to skate on a synthetic ice skating rink with your family and friends during middle Georgia’s biggest community NYE celebration! Hours for ice skating are December 31st, 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. and January 1st, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tickets will be sold for $5 for children 10 & under and $7 for adults. Buy your tickets ahead of time at iceskateperryga.eventbrite.com.  You can also purchase them day of event. Live entertainment begins at 9:00 p.m. with Southside Station Band! We are excited to bring the #1 Zac Brown Cover Band to Perry! Southside Station Band is a group of multi-talented musicians playing acoustic guitar, lead guitar, bass, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, upright bass, harmonica and drums. They have a unique song list of legendary dance hits, rock, country, yacht rock and singer song writer hits. Just Tap’d, Bodega Brew, Chille Street Eats and Jason Bivons BBQ will be selling food and drink at the event. And don’t miss Bodega Brew’s waffles at midnight to conclude the celebration! No personal heaters or outside coolers are allowed at this event. A complimentary take-home shuttle will begin at 10:00 p.m  from downtown Perry to homes and destinations within Perry city limits .  Please make plans to arrive and leave safely. Thank you to all our sponsors! Without them we could not make this fantastic event happen, especially our Top Hat Sponsor, Bryant Engineering. Join us for New Year’s Eve as we ring in the 2019, together! This will be an event you do not want to miss! If you have any questions or need more information, please contact our Special Events Coordinator at haley.myers@perry-ga.gov or 478-508-6326.

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Special Called Meeting-Perry Public Facilities Authority

December 27, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE Perry Public Facilities Authority December 31, 2018 – 8 am Vice Chairman Nash Murph announces a called meeting of the Perry Public Facilities Authority to be held on December 31, 2018, at 8:00 am in the upstairs conference room of City Hall at 1211 Washington Street. The purpose of this meeting is to elect officers. ALL MEETINGS OF THE AUTHORITY ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UNLESS CLOSED IN COMPLIANCE WITH EXECUTIVE SESSION GUIDELINES.    

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