Meeting Live Streams
In order to support mitigation efforts for disease control related to the current COVID-19 pandemic, council meetings will be live-streamed only. City Hall will remain closed to the public during meetings.
Information on how to access the meeting live streams can be found by clicking on the meeting in the calendar below.
For those who wish to make a public comment, you can do so via an emailed public comment form.
April 1 Board of Appeals Meetings
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CITY OF SANDY SPRINGS TO HOST PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETINGS REGARDING HAMMOND DRIVE IMPROVEMENTS
- Date: 02/26/2020
- Location: Sandy Springs City Hall
1 Galambos Way
Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328
The City of Sandy Springs is hosting two (2) Public Information Open House meetings regarding improvements planned for Hammond Drive on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. The sessions will provide the community with an opportunity to provide input on the proposed alternatives. There will be a short presentation, followed by the Open House.
The first of the two Open House meetings will be on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, from 11 am - 1 pm. A second meeting will be held that same day from 6 pm - 8 pm. Both meetings will provide the same information and displays and will take place at Sandy Springs City Hall, 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328.
The improvements planned will impact Hammond Drive from Roswell Road to Glenridge Drive. Currently, Hammond Drive experiences severe congestion and queuing of traffic, especially during peak commuting hours. The current and growing traffic demand along Hammond Drive has also led to an increase in neighborhood cut-through traffic, and adversely impacts adjacent roadways.
This portion of Hammond Drive also lacks sidewalks and marked crosswalks, does not adequately accommodate MARTA, and presents challenges in terms of visibility for motorists and pedestrians. The conceptual design proposes to improve safety and operational efficiencies and will include multi-use paths, sidewalks, landscaping, pedestrian lighting, and intersection enhancements.
The Hammond Drive Improvement project is included within the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (T-SPLOST) program approved by voters in Sandy Springs and Fulton County as part of the T-SPLOST referendum passed in November 2016.
Public Meeting Agendas and Minutes
Prior to meetings of City Council, board and commissions, agendas with supporting documents are posted online. During a City Council meeting, items that are noted as new business, unfinished business, public hearing or a part of a zoning agenda (heard the second Council meeting of the month) will be discussed and available for public comment. If you would like to speak during a Council meeting, please fill out a public comment card and submit it to the City Clerk prior to the meeting start (Comment Cards are available as you enter Council chambers). Make sure to print clearly your name and the agenda item number for the item about which you wish to speak. Work Session, as the name implies, is an opportunity for the City Council to discuss - but not vote - on individual items of business. Work Sessions are typically held at the start of a City Council meeting, prior to the regular session meeting. Executive Sessions are held on an as-needed basis and in following state law, are called to discuss topics including: employee matters, pending litigation, future acquisition of real estate, staff meetings regarding investigative purposes, and tax matters. If any of the topics discussed requires a vote, the Mayor and City Council will call for the vote in a public forum.
New Website for Public Meeting Documents in 2020
The City is currently transitioning to a new public meeting management system. Beginning in January 2020, City Council Meeting and Public Facilities Authority Meeting documents will be posted on the new system. Other public meetings will transition to the new system over the coming months. The City also plans to move its archive of public meeting documents to the new system in the future to make finding historical information easier.
Legacy Public Meeting Documents
You can use the legacy public meetings system to access documents for upcoming public meetings that have not transitioned to the new system, as well as public meetings that occurred in 2019 and earlier.
Minutes are not issued for the following meetings: Rezoning or Conditional Use Permit Community I or Community Meeting II.
To view agenda documents, you will need PDF software or web-browser plug-in. The Google Chrome web-browser has a PDF viewer built in and is available for download free of charge.