City of Perry now on Facebook!

August 24, 2016

The City of Perry is now on Facebook! In order to provide information, engage the community, and promote Perry we are entering the world of social media and Facebook will be our first platform. Please “like” us on Facebook and spread the word! The link to our Facebook page is below:       Look for coming social media activity as we work to better serve the community!  

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Perry – Where Georgia Comes Together

May 17, 2016

A nearly 15-month effort on behalf of the Perry Branding Committee, a group of 10 community leaders representing various organizations in Perry, has culminated in a very exciting, sustainable, versatile and, most importantly, true community brand that represents who we are as a community and our promise to those who live in Perry, conduct business Perry, and visit Perry. Perry, Georgia truly is “Where Georgia Comes Together.” Tremendous efforts have been made exploring, researching, designing, developing, etc. a brand that not only expresses who we are as a community but distinguishes Perry from other places. We as a community must own our role of being the place where Georgia, and the people passing through or visiting Georgia, comes together. The City of Perry wishes to thank the following organizations for their support of the Perry Brand effort: Perry Downtown Merchants Association Perry Main Street Advisory Board Perry Downtown Development Authority Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter Perry Area Historical Society Uptown Perry Partnership Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Perry Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Authority For more information about the Perry Brand and to see how you or your organization can get involved, please visit our Brand webpage at the following link: https://www.perry-ga.gov/our-brand/  

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Form-Based Code Public Input Meeting: February 18

February 9, 2016

As you are aware the City is working to develop and implement form-based code in the General Courtney Hodges Boulevard corridor. This exciting new development code will allow you to utilize your property for a wider range of uses, guide development in the corridor, and make your properties more attractive and marketable. We are currently working through the development process and want to work with you in developing a code that will benefit you, your property, and your business. Your input into this project is critical! We appreciate the support and involvement up to this point and want to invite you to participate in the next part of the public input process, the final public input meeting that will take place February 18, 2016 here in Perry at City Hall (1211 Washington Street) in the Council Chambers beginning at 12:00 noon. For this event, lunch will be provided and staff from the City of Perry and TSW will receive public input and comment and work with the community in developing a code that benefits everyone. Please make plans to participate. If you cannot make this event, please let me know and I can assist with making sure your voice is heard on this important matter. Please do not hesitate to contact me via phone [(478) 988-2757] or email (robert.smith@perry-ga.gov) for any questions you may have or for further information. I look forward to seeing you on February 18!

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Downtown Perry Bus Parking

February 2, 2016

The City of Perry is dedicated to providing safe, reliable, and efficient parking throughout our community to our residents and visitors. The City is pleased to now offer dedicated bus parking in Downtown Perry! Available to all buses on a first come, first serve basis, the bus parking is located in the heart of Historic Downtown Perry at 805 Main Street between Jernigan Street and Ball Street, directly across from the New Perry Hotel.   Map to Downtown Perry Bus Parking For more information please contact the City of Perry Economic Development Department at (478) 988-2757.

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First Friday Mardi Gras!

January 21, 2016

Make plans to join the Perry Arts Center Committee and the Perry Downtown Merchants for a Mardi Gras celebration on February 5 at 6:00 p.m. in Downtown Perry! Featuring local artists and artisans, live music, a MardiGrowl parade, food and drink from local restaurants, and a second line parade, this FREE event will be fun for the whole family. Laissez les bons temps rouler! For more information and the event flyer please click here.

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Perry’s Wayfinding Initiative

April 24, 2015

The City of Perry is working on a wayfinding initiative that will help the community to develop and implement a signage system that is effective and efficient. Led by a Wayfinding Committee, the system that is ultimately developed will help direct people into town and, once in town, will help them find areas of interest. These areas of interest will range from public buildings and parks to historical and commercial sites. With assistance from the Middle Georgia Regional Commission we have completed an inventory of our existing signage (please follow link below to view). This inventory will help to identify needs and priorities and set the groundwork for the new system. http://www.mgrcmaps.org/Perry/Wayfinding/ If you have any questions or would like to participate in the wayfinding initiative please contact Mr. Robert Smith, Economic Development Director, at (478) 988-2757.

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