Press Releases

Public Input Requested on Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Master Plan

For Immediate Release | 9/25/2007

At 7 p.m. on October 3, Sandy Springs residents will have a chance to ask questions and provide input on Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System new facility master plan. This public input session will be held at the Sandy Springs branch of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Sy...

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Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Department Signs National Seat Belt Pledge

For Immediate Release | 9/25/2007

In an effort to promote safety in the Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Department, 100 percent of all firefighters and paramedics have signed the National Seat Belt Pledge. This means whenever riding in City-owned vehicles, all personnel will wear seatbelts. Nationwide, nine line ...

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City Councilmembers to Hold Town Hall Meetings

For Immediate Release | 9/20/2007

Sandy Springs District 5 Councilmember Tibby DeJulio and District 6 Councilmember Karen Meinzen McEnerny will hold a joint Town Hall Meeting on Monday, October 8th. This meeting will focus on the stormwater utility and what it may mean to you and will have a time for questi...

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City of Sandy Springs Proclaims Celebrate Animals Day

For Immediate Release | 9/19/2007

The mayor and city councilmembers of the City of Sandy Springs officially proclaimed September 29 as Celebrate Animals Day in the City. The proclamation was adopted at the September 18 regularly-held council meeting.

Celebrate Animals is a fundraiser that will featu...

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Sandy Springs Awarded Certificate of Achievement Of Excellence in Financial Reporting

For Immediate Release | 9/17/2007

The City of Sandy Springs has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement of Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achi...

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Sandy Springs Uses Cutting Edge Technology to Improve Roswell Road Traffic Flow

For Immediate Release | 9/12/2007

In a little more than a year, a major signal retiming on Roswell Road has already saved Sandy Springs motorists $11million in terms of fuel and time. This estimate comes from study findings released this month by the private firm, Geostats. Estimated savings are calculated ...

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Fire Rescue Puts New Rescue Unit and Quint 3 with ALS into Service

For Immediate Release | 9/11/2007

Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Department yesterday put into service a Rescue unit deployed from Station 4 and added Advanced Life Support (ALS) to Quint 3. These services now increase the capacity of emergency medical services to cover the entire City. The City has staffed up s...

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Assistant Fire Chief Dennis Ham Completes Executive Program Through FEMA

For Immediate Release | 9/7/2007

Assistant Fire Chief Dennis Ham has successfully completed the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) National Fire Academy’s (NFA’s) Executive Fire Officer Program (EFOP).

“The intensive EFOP is designed to provide senior fire ...

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Sandy Springs Turns to Residents to Help Officially Name City Streams

For Immediate Release | 9/7/2007

On September 15 and 16, Sandy Springs Festival attendees will have a chance to change the map of Sandy Springs. At the “Name Your Neighborhood Stream” booth, festival booth # 375, residents can pinpoint locations of 11 unnamed streams on a Sandy Springs map and ...

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Special Election to be Held to Fill Vacant District 1 City Council Post

For Immediate Release | 9/6/2007

The City of Sandy Springs will be holding a special election on November 6, 2007, to fill the seat left vacant by District 1 Councilmember Dave Greenspan. Greenspan resigned on August 27, 2007, to take an out-of-state job. If needed, a runoff will be held on December 4, 200...

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City Council Member Jenkins to Hold Town Hall Meeting

For Immediate Release | 9/5/2007

Sandy Springs District 4 Councilmember Ashley Jenkins will hold her next Town Hall meeting on Monday, September 17th. This meeting is one in a series of Town Hall Meetings to update residents on City issues and other issues that are important to District 4 constituents. The...

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Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Holds Boot Drive to Benefit Muscular Dystrophy Association

For Immediate Release | 8/29/2007

The City of Sandy Springs is proud to partner with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) to raise much needed funds to combat this disease and those associated with it. Held from 9:30 am – 5:30 pm, Thursday, August 30 though Saturday, September 1, you’ll find...

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Greenspan Resigns from Sandy Springs City Council

For Immediate Release | 8/27/2007

Sandy Springs Council member Dave Greenspan today announced his intention to move from Sandy Springs. That move will necessitate his resignation from the City Council.  He will relocate out-of-state to become CEO of a golf technology company.

Council member Gree...

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City to Offer Free Community-Wide CPR, AED Training

For Immediate Release | 8/24/2007

One of the main goals of the City of Sandy Springs is to take all measures possible to ensure the health and safety of our community members. To this end, the City will observe September as National Preparedness Month, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security initiative to he...

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Demolition Activities Continue in Preparation For Abernathy Road Widening, Linear Park Construction

For Immediate Release | 8/9/2007

Improving connectivity and increasing the amount of greenspace across the City are top priorities for Mayor Eva Galambos and the Sandy Springs City Council. To this end, strides are being made to prepare for two major projects. The widening of Abernathy Road is planned to r...

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