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Mayor Bodker often speaks to local and regional civic organizations about issues that affect the City or Metro Atlanta, with its 10 counties and 66 municipalities. He also enjoys spending time with local schools and businesses.

If you would like Mayor Bodker to make a presentation to your organization, participate in a local event, or read to your class or school, please contact Karen Negri in his office at 678-512-3327.

Messages

Oct. 20, 2014:  3rd letter to the community about billboards

The Johns Creek City Council voted 7 to 0 today to approve a settlement agreement with three billboard companies, allowing them to build a total of 10 signs on 10 locations around the City. The agreement resolves litigation that...

Oct. 10, 2014:  2nd letter to the community about billboards

To continue our communications regarding billboards coming to Johns Creek, I would like to respond to some of the questions I've received since my last letter. But first, I hope you can attend one of two special billboard Town Hall...

October 2014:

Fall is upon us, and I hope everyone had a good summer. Here at the City of Johns Creek, we're looking forward to an exciting autumn during which we kick off 12 months of significant public works projects. You'll notice we have some...

Sept. 30, 2014:  Letter to the community about billboards

I want to update you on a topic that we have not chatted about for a while. You may have noticed a new billboard that recently went up near the intersection of Old Milton Parkway and Kimball Bridge Road. Even though this billboard is in...

September 2014:

I hope that all of you had a fun and safe summer. As fall approaches, we are looking forward to an exciting new period in Johns Creek. With the election of Bob Gray (Post 4) and Steve Broadbent (Post 6), the City Council is now at...

August 2014:

Like many of you, I'm always amazed at how fast summer flies by. School will be starting in just a few weeks, and city staff will do their part to assure our students have a safe and happy return to the classroom. You can do your...

July 2014:

Let me begin by wishing you all a Happy 4th of July! If your celebration includes family travel, as it does for so many of us, please enjoy a safe and restful break. Meanwhile, at City Hall, the team will be working hard, continuing to...

June 2014:

After a long and chilling winter, summer has finally arrived in North Georgia. I plan this summer to spend some time traveling, but I know that there are a few dates when I will be right here in Johns Creek enjoying my hometown. On...

May 2014:

With so many things going on in Johns Creek, one of my biggest challenges each month is to choose a topic to write about. Given how quickly news comes at us every day, and the increasing demands on personal time, I am very...

April 2014:

In March I delivered the State of the City address and I have to say it was an absolute pleasure to see so many of our community's leaders turn out for this annual report. We are so fortunate to have so many committed, talented...

March 2014:

Well, we have had a few eventful weeks here in the Metropolitan Atlanta area, and as we all know Johns Creek was no exception. As this goes to press I think we are feeling a very tentative, nonetheless welcome, spring breeze...

February 2014:

I write this letter contemplating all that our City is poised for in 2014 and quite frankly, I am excited. I am looking forward to a community-wide discussion about the steps we can take to continue to build our great City and at the...

January 2014:

A new year, a new beginning – of course we have all heard that term again and again, but here in Johns Creek, 2014 takes on a very important meaning. In the seven years since the City's founding, we have done much that we all can be...

Videos

06/23/2014:
Presentation to 2014 GMA Convention

Mayor Bodker was invited to participate in a discussion about citizen engagement at the Georgia Municipal Association's annual conference in Savannah because of our outstanding Newtown Dream Dog Park, the result of one citizen's efforts.

04/22/2014:
Google "Get Your Business Online" Challenge

The web is where people go to find things. 97% of Americans who use the web – pretty much all of us – look online for local goods and services: where to eat, haircut appointments, someone to fix a leak. Businesses need to be where their customers are: online.

State of the City Presentations

03/07/2014:
State of the City
Presentation (4.5 MB), Text
03/01/2013:
State of the City
Presentation (6.9 MB), Text
02/03/2012:
State of the City: "Five Years and Thriving"
Presentation (2.5 MB), Text
02/11/2011:
State of the City: "Progress, Growth and Advancement"
Video (YouTube), Presentation (2.9 MB), Text
03/12/2010:
State of the City: "Forging a Future"
Video (72 MB), Presentation (2.1 MB), Text
01/28/2009:
State of the City
Presentation (4.0 MB), Text
01/31/2008:
State of the City: "Building a Foundation for the Future"
Video (24.1 MB), Presentation (3.5 MB), Text

Contact

  • , Exec. Assistant:
      678-512-3327
  • , Chief of Staff:
      678-512-3324

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Mayor Bodker giving Johns Creek inaugural address