With the state’s new directives that lifts many of its previous restrictions and following Gwinnett County’s lead, the city has announced it will begin its 2020 event schedule in July.
For lawn events, such as those that feature watching movies and concerts, large white circles will be painted on the Town Green’s grass for use by families and groups so all may enjoy their time together while maintaining social distancing. The circles will accommodate family and groups and will be spaced six feet apart.
At the Peachtree Corners May city council meeting, the council held a public hearing and heard the first read of the proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget which takes affect July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.
“This year’s high school graduates went from working in a classroom to working 100 percent online,” said Mayor Mike Mason. “They watched their dreams of a traditional graduation vanish before their eyes. But history will prove that the 2020 High School graduates have learned to improvise. The world changed, and they changed with it.
The Peachtree Corners Business Association is working with city leaders to survey local businesses to determine how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting their operation. The 10-question survey should only take about 2 minutes or less to complete.
“We are excited to showcase this innovative technology,” Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason said. “It’s another opportunity for the city to look beyond traditional transportation and seek innovative ways to improve mobility.”
The Peachtree Corners Veterans Monument Association will conduct the city’s first Memorial Day Ceremony with a video tribute to honor and mourn the military personnel who lost their lives while serving our country.
Peachtree Corners business owner, Bill Frey of Illuminating Design, recently donated and installed an uplifting sign spelling out the word “HOPE” adjacent to the city’s gateway sign at the Ga. 141/Peachtree Industrial Boulevard split.
“The city appreciates the enhanced measures Lidl has in place to ensure its customers and its employees will be able to shop and work in a safe and healthy environment during this time while we all must alter the way we live and interact with others,” Peachtree Corners Mayor Mike Mason said in a press release.
While residents shelter-in-place because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Peachtree Corners officials are offering kids a way to channel their creativity and occupy their time.