The City’s long-term credit rating has been upgraded to ‘AAA” from Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings. ‘AAA’ is the highest rating possible for a municipality. This is the City’s 2nd Triple A-rating. Moody’s awarded its highest rating to Sandy Springs in 2015, and affirmed in 2020.
The new program features specially designed kayaks specially designed to create an opportunity for river enthusiasts with disabilities to safely enjoy kayaking. To learn more, visit the City's website.
The City of Sandy Springs approved an amendment with Gresham Smith to continue to its work on the TSPLOST Hammond Drive Corridor Project in the TSPLOST 2021 project limits between Boylston Road and Glenridge Road.
Sandy Springs and other cities across the nation are committing to a simple motto: “active kids are healthy kids” and National Kids to Parks Day encourages residents to use local parks and recreation sites to develop more active, healthy lifestyles.
The information gathered from the Roswell Road Access Management Study will be used to finalize a plan that will include a phased list of projects, cost, and other implementation guidance to help the City identify short-term and long-term solutions along Roswell Road.
Today’s Public Service Recognition Week post introduces Field Services Manager John Liu with the Public Works Department. Liu shares insights into what he considers a top priority for his role with the City.
Public Service Recognition Week is May 1-7. Each day we will introduce you to a different member of our team. Meet Naeemah Wellington with the Sandy Springs Police Department. Officer Wellington is a self-described, "Law Enforcement Baby!"
The first session in the series will be a webinar on May 24 from 10–11:30 a.m. on business counseling & mentoring services and include representatives from SBA, University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, and the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE).
The City earned the "Tree Cities of the World" recognition for the third year in a row. According to a tree canopy assessment performed using imagery from the 2019 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agriculture Imagery Program, Sandy Springs is 57% to 60% tree covered.
The popular event returns on Feb. 12 with a new feature. New this year, the Recreation and Parks Department is partnering with the Sandy Springs Police and Fire departments to provide dancing partners for girls whose fathers are not available to accompany them to the event.
The City is partnering with the Fulton Perimeter Community Improvement District on the Mount Vernon Highway Corridor Improvement Project to work on a project to improve the Mount Vernon Highway Corridor from east of the Fulton County Public Library to Perimeter Center West.
Beginning with chestnuts roasting on an open fire, sprinkled in with sugarplums dancing, and capped off with a bubbly welcome to the new year, a curated program of family entertainment, national favorites, and classic holiday performances will offer something for everyone.
Sandy Springs awards paving contract to the Blount Construction Company. Blount will perform all of the subsurface, resurfacing, striping, and related work on the approved streets, as well as the streets that were deferred from the FY2020 and FY2021 resurfacing contracts.
The Tiller Walk residents wanted to show SSFD their appreciation after all of the stations responded to a house fire in their neighborhood. The community donated Traeger grills to each station, and contributed to the SSPD Benevolent Fund. Our community loves us!
You are invited to attend a Workshop for Candidate Training. This free workshop will be presented by the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission (GGT & CFC) (formally known as the State Ethics Commission).
24/7 Wall St created an index of 25 measures in four main categories - economy, affordability, quality of life, and community - using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the FBI, and other sources to identify the best city to live in each state. Proud to call Sandy Springs home!
During its June 15, 2021 meeting, the Sandy Springs City Council approved an Intergovernmental Agreement with Fulton County for the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) Referendum.
The Chattahoochee River 911 Authority (ChatComm) is seeking re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), Communications Accreditation. Members of the community anCity staff are invited to offer comments.
The Topside Tap Trail, a craft brewery trail comprised of seven breweries located in the cities of Roswell, Alpharetta and Sandy Springs, receive Travelblazer Award from the Georgia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus.
The City Council approved an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with the Fulton County Board of Education to fund the rehabilitation of 4 tennis courts at Ridgeview Charter Middle School. The IGA proposes renovation of 2 tennis courts and convert 2 tennis to 4 pickleball courts.
Visit Roswell, Awesome Alpharetta and Visit Sandy Springs announced their partnership to launch the Topside Tap Trail. This brewery trail is comprised of seven branded breweries in metro Atlanta’s “topside."
The City of Sandy Springs will host two virtual information sessions on Monday, April 26, 2021, to solicit input from the community regarding transportation projects for inclusion on the City’s Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (T-SPLOST) project list.
Aerial views of Sandy Springs are akin to a spring lawn due to the City's lush tree canopy. The City's commitment to tree preservation, care, and reforestation programs has earned Sandy Springs recognition on a national and worldwide scale.
The Sandy Springs City Council approved a Street Racing Ordinance to provide regulations and penalties for those organizing or participating in street racing and reckless driving exhibitions and spectators for those events.
The current Transportation Master Plan (TMP) was adopted was in 2008, with many changes taking place since that time. The plan is intended to identify and offer recommendations on transportation projects and policies that will improve the mobility and overall safety for all users
Sandy Springs businesses with 99 or fewer employees that have experienced a loss of revenue because of the coronavirus pandemic can apply for financial assistance as part of the City of Sandy Springs Small Business Relief Assistance Program beginning December 9, 2020.
The Sandy Springs City Council has approved additional funding for several local non-profit agencies connected with federal COVID-19 relief funds provided through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.
The Sandy Springs City Council has approved a new Memorandum of Understanding with Kennesaw State University (KSU) that will provide opportunities to build on the existing collaboration between the City and the University.