Charter Commission

City Code instructs the City Council to call for a Charter Commission at the first regularly scheduled City Council meeting after its anniversary date of December 1. The Commission appointed after the City's fifth anniversary and again ten years later, in 2020, at the City's 15th anniversary. Individual appointments are made by Mayor and City Council, as well as the members of the Georgia House of Representatives and Senate whose district lies wholly or partially within the corporate boundaries of Sandy Springs. 

Members selected in December 2020:

  • Gabriel Sterling, Chair
  • Ronda Smith
  • Sunny Park
  • Melody Kelley
  • Tom Mahaffey
  • Tochie Blad, Vice Chair
  • Suleima Millan-Salimas
  • Andrea Settles
  • Tricia Gephardt
  • Chip Collins

Meeting Dates:

  • February 4, 2021 at p.m.
  • March 4, 2021 at 6 p.m.
  • April 1, 2021 at 6 p.m.
  • April 15, 2021 at 6 p.m.
  • May 6, 2021 at 6 p.m.
  • May 20, 2021 at 6 p.m.
  • June 3, 2021 at 6 p.m.
  • June 17, 2021 at 6 p.m.
  • July 1, 2021 at 6 p.m.

Meeting Agendas:


Links to Resources:

Link to:  Charter

Ordinance 2013-03-03 – Reapportion the Electoral Districts of the City Pursuant to the 2010 Census (Appendix B)

You can find additional information including meeting dates, agendas and public comment procedure on the Public Meetings  page. 

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Sandy Springs Farmers Market

Saturday, April 17
The Sandy Springs Farmers Market opened April 17 and will run through November 20, 2021. Each week, a unique selection of vendors set up shop providing an open-air opportunity to purchase fresh produce and artisan foods.
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Pickleball Open House and Workshops

Saturday, July 24
Want to get in on the country's fastest growing sport? Learn more at the Pickleball Open House at the Sandy Springs Tennis Center on July 24, 2021 from 10 a.m. to noon. Still interested? Register for one of the workshops that week.
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Dragonflies and Butterflies

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