Press Releases

Underground Utility Work Along Johnson Ferry Road and Abernathy Road

For Immediate Release | 3/31/2008

Beginning this week, Atlanta Gas Light will begin underground utility relocation work along Johnson Ferry Rd and Abernathy Rd. The work will involve vacuum excavation to spot gas mains in conjunction with the pending road work along Johnson Ferry Road and Abernathy Road. Wo...

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City of Sandy Springs Transportation Plan Posted on Web; Seeks Resident Input

For Immediate Release | 3/21/2008

The City of Sandy Springs Comprehensive Transportation Plan is posted on the Web site at This information is linked from the home page by a “Transportation Plan” icon.  The plan i...

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Public Information Open House on Intersection Improvements for Dunwoody Club Drive, Spalding Drive and Roberts Drive

For Immediate Release | 3/20/2008

On Monday, March 31, members of the public are invited to Dunwoody Springs Charter Elementary located at 8100 Roberts Drive for a second informational meeting on the proposed intersection improvements at Dunwoody Club Drive, Spalding Drive and Roberts Drive. The meeting wil...

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Codification of Codes Posted on Web Site

For Immediate Release | 3/19/2008

The City of Sandy Springs’ Code of Ordinances is now accessible to residents and those doing business in Sandy Springs at the following Web site:

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Demolition Temporarily Delayed

For Immediate Release | 3/12/2008

The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) has halted demolition of the remaining structures along Abernathy Road, west of Roswell Road and east of the intersection with Brandon Mill Road due to contractual and legal issues. In this portion of Abernathy Road, Ge...

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Sandy Springs Open House - March 10, 2008

For Immediate Release | 3/4/2008

The City of Sandy Springs and its staff will be presenting information at their monthly City Open House on March 10 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Mt. Vernon High School (Glenn Campus) located at 510 Mt. Vernon Highway, NE.

The public is enco...

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Planning Commission Wants Community Input

For Immediate Release | 2/14/2008

The City of Sandy Springs Planning Commission has recently added to its monthly agenda the opportunity for public comment.

“The goal is to better address planning and development issues by listening to the concerns of the community we represent and to whom we ...

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Councilmember Doug MacGinnitie to Hold First Town Hall Meeting

For Immediate Release | 1/31/2008

Sandy Springs District 1 Councilman Doug MacGinnitie will hold his first Town Hall Meeting on Sunday, February 24th at 4:30 p.m. This meeting will be a general forum during which several issues will be discussed including the City’s current financial performance, comp...

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City to Kick Off New Public Open House Format Meeting

For Immediate Release | 1/22/2008

The City of Sandy Springs will kick off a monthly series of public open house meetings on Feb. 11. The first meeting will take place from 5-7:30 p.m. at Sandy Springs City Hall, and attendees are encouraged to stop in at the time that is most convenient within the scheduled...

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City Names Humanitarian Award Recipient at Martin Luther King, Jr. Event

For Immediate Release | 1/15/2008

Sandy Springs resident, Randi Passoff, has been named the 2008 recipient of the Humanitarian Award. This is the second time the City has given the award that embodies the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and recognizes an individual for his or her humanitarian contribut...

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Noah J. Reiter Joins City of Sandy Springs as Assistant City Manager

For Immediate Release | 1/2/2008

Effective today, Noah J. Reiter has joined the City of Sandy Springs staff as Assistant City Manager. Prior to coming to Sandy Springs, Mr. Reiter served as Emergency Medical Services Director for Grady Health System in Atlanta. Before his appointment with Grady, Reiter was...

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Sandy Springs Earns Status as Qualified Local Government (QLG)

For Immediate Release | 1/2/2008

The City of Sandy Springs has earned the status of a Qualified Local Government (QLG) from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA). Official QLG status is the result of City’s adoption of its comprehensive plan, which was officially adopted in November. QLG ...

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City Exceeds Annual CPR/AED Training Goal

For Immediate Release | 12/14/2007

As their first year anniversary approaches, the City of Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Department has another reason to celebrate. When the department was launched on December 29 2006, it established a goal of training 1,000 community members in CPR and the use of automated exte...

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City of Sandy Springs Answers its 100,000th Call At Citizen Response Center (CRC)

For Immediate Release | 12/7/2007

The City of Sandy Springs’ Citizen Response Center has answered the call, more than 100,000 of them, that is. From January 1, 2007 to August 31, 2007, the “Call Center” answered 104,328 calls averaging 567 calls per day. Currently, six agents work in the S...

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Sandy Springs Wins One of Eight Crown City Awards in Nation

For Immediate Release | 11/19/2007

The City of Sandy Springs was awarded one of eight “American City & County’s” 2007 Crown Community Awards for the start up of the Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Department. Launched in December 2006, the department was started in just under six months.


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