2018 News

Johns Creek City Council adopts new 2018 Comprehensive Plan

Johns Creek City Council adopts new 2018 Comprehensive Plan

October 10, 2018

Johns Creek City Council adopted the City’s 2018 Comprehensive Plan at its Oct. 8 meeting. The plan is an official policy document guiding the City’s future growth over the next 10 years.

Register for Household Hazardous Waste Day set for Saturday, Nov. 10

October 08, 2018

The City of Johns Creek and Keep North Fulton Beautiful present a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of Target & Home Depot, 5950 State Bridge Road, Johns Creek.

Johns Creek Arts Festival set for Oct. 20-21

Johns Creek Arts Festival set for Oct. 20-21

October 05, 2018

Bring your friends and family to enjoy art in all mediums at the fifth annual Johns Creek Arts Festival, Oct. 20-21 on the Atlanta Athletic Club fields in Johns Creek.
Fall Family Festival set for October 27

Fall Family Festival set for October 27

October 02, 2018

The City of Johns Creek’s big autumn event –the Fall Family Festival with its FREE games and activities, is set for Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Newtown Park. So mark your calendars!
Free Outdoor Fitness continues in October

Free Outdoor Fitness continues in October

October 02, 2018

The 2018 Free Outdoor Fitness series at Newtown Park, Burkhalter Amphitheater comes to a close on Oct. 28. But don’t worry, Free Outdoor Fitness classes will return in 2019!
Registration now open for November/December Clubhouse Fitness

Registration now open for November/December Clubhouse Fitness

October 02, 2018

Fall is a great time to add exercise to your routine ahead of the winter holidays. So sign up today for an upcoming Clubhouse Fitness sessions!
Town Hall meeting set for Thursday, Nov. 1

Town Hall meeting set for Thursday, Nov. 1

October 02, 2018

Mayor Mike Bodker and City Council will host the next quarterly Town Hall meeting on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 7-9 p.m. at Johns Creek Municipal Court, 11445 Johns Creek Parkway. The purpose of the Town Hall is to engage and dialogue with the public and discuss topics of interest. 
Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra concert set for Saturday, Oct. 6

Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra concert set for Saturday, Oct. 6

October 02, 2018

The City of Johns Creek is excited to welcome back the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, October 6, to the Mark Burkhalter Amphitheater at Newtown Park! 
Informational meeting for Bell Road/McGinnis Ferry intersection project set for Oct. 11

Informational meeting for Bell Road/McGinnis Ferry intersection project set for Oct. 11

October 02, 2018

The community is invited to provide input on the Bell Road at McGinnis Ferry intersection project at an informational meeting on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Municipal Court, 11445 Johns Creek Parkway.

Autrey Mill presents annual Spooky Mill Oct. 26-28

October 02, 2018

Visitors of all ages are encouraged to dress in their scariest, silliest or wackiest costumes for Autrey Mill Nature Preserve’s Spooky Mill event held on both Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
Construction set to begin on Autry Mill Road sidewalk

Construction set to begin on Autry Mill Road sidewalk

September 27, 2018

Construction is set to begin on a sidewalk along Autry Mill Road from Buice Road to the existing sidewalk.
City of Johns Creek approves Fiscal Year 2019 budget

City of Johns Creek approves Fiscal Year 2019 budget

September 26, 2018

The Johns Creek City Council approved the thirteenth balanced budget. The $63.2 million General Fund budget was adopted Monday, Sept. 24 for the fiscal year (FY) 2019 beginning Oct.1. The adopted budget includes $42.1M in General Fund expenditures for government services and $21.1M in total for maintenance accruals, vehicle accruals, capital projects, city hall debt service, and E911. 
Renovated Farm Museum now open at Autrey Mill

Renovated Farm Museum now open at Autrey Mill

September 24, 2018

The City of Johns Creek and Autrey Mill Nature Preserve Association officially opened the newly renovated Farm Museum on Friday, Sept. 21.
City of Johns Creek and Emory Johns Creek Hospital launch ‘Walk with a Doc’ program

City of Johns Creek and Emory Johns Creek Hospital launch ‘Walk with a Doc’ program

September 24, 2018

The City of Johns Creek and Emory Johns Creek Hospital are encouraging Johns Creek residents to take a step toward better health with Walk with a Doc (WWAD), a health program that brings doctors and patients together to walk beginning on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 10 a.m. at Newtown Park. 
GDOT to hold public input meeting for Abbotts Bridge Road widening

GDOT to hold public input meeting for Abbotts Bridge Road widening

September 19, 2018

The Georgia Department of Transportation will hold a public input meeting regarding the widening of Abbotts Bridge Road / State Road 120 Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 5-7 p.m. at Municipal Court, 11445 Johns Creek Parkway.
City of Johns Creek completes second sidewalk project of the year

City of Johns Creek completes second sidewalk project of the year

September 17, 2018

Johns Creek City Councilmembers and Staff marked the completion of another sidewalk project, which is located along Brumbelow Road.  The new half-mile long 10-foot wide sidewalk improves connectivity from Nesbit Ferry Road to Old Alabama Road and Newtown Park.
Johns Creek Tunnel Mural to feature color changing lights

Johns Creek Tunnel Mural to feature color changing lights

September 05, 2018

Color-changing lights will be added to the Johns Creek Tunnel this weekend, as part of the Johns Creek Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (CVB) project to enhance the pedestrian underpass beneath Medlock Bridge Road (141).
Sign up for Autrey Mill Nature Preserve fall programs

Sign up for Autrey Mill Nature Preserve fall programs

August 30, 2018

Autrey Mill Nature Preserve is offering more than 11 programs for adults and children this fall.
Enter your group for the 12th Annual Founders Day Parade

Enter your group for the 12th Annual Founders Day Parade

August 30, 2018

Enter your neighborhood group, civic organization or business in the 12th Annual Johns Creek Founders Day Parade/Kickoff to the 2018 North Fulton Holiday Season scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 1.
Vendor registration opens for Fall Family Festival

Vendor registration opens for Fall Family Festival

August 30, 2018

The City of Johns Creek’s big autumn event –the Fall Family Festival packed with games and activities, is set for Saturday, Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. so mark your calendars!
Johns Creek fire, police host Community Safety Day Sept. 29

Johns Creek fire, police host Community Safety Day Sept. 29

August 30, 2018

The Johns Creek Fire and Police departments will perform several demonstrations as part of “Community Safety Day” on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at the State Bridge Corners Shopping Center (Home Depot & Target Parking lots, 5950 State Bridge Road, Johns Creek).
Pup-a-Palooza puppy party set for Sept. 22

Pup-a-Palooza puppy party set for Sept. 22

August 29, 2018

Bring your puppy pal to Pup-a-Palooza, a puppy party, on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Newtown Park, in the Mark Burkhalter Amphitheater.
Adaptive Recreation Dance Night set for Friday, Sept. 14

Adaptive Recreation Dance Night set for Friday, Sept. 14

August 29, 2018

The Adaptive Recreation Dance Night “Under the Stars” will be held Friday, Sept. 14, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Newtown Park, Mark Burkhalter Amphitheater, 3150 Old Alabama Road. So grab your dancing shoes and get ready to hit the dance floor!
Free Outdoor Fitness continues in September

Free Outdoor Fitness continues in September

August 29, 2018

Free Outdoor Fitness at Newtown Park continues in September. These FREE, outdoor fitness classes are a great way to stay healthy and have fun! Certified instructors teach these popular classes and all fitness levels are welcome.
Banks and Shane coming to Newtown Park Sept. 8

Banks and Shane coming to Newtown Park Sept. 8

August 29, 2018

Mark your calendars for the Saturday, September 8 concert at Newtown Park featuring an Atlanta favorite, Banks & Shane! 
Discuss transportation projects on Sept. 20

Discuss transportation projects on Sept. 20

August 29, 2018

The City’s next transportation update public meeting will focus on projects related to both general transportation and TSPLOST, and will be held Thursday, Sept. 20, from 7-9 p.m. at the Fire Station #62 Community Room, 10925 Rogers Circle.
Town Hall meeting set for Thursday, Sept. 6

Town Hall meeting set for Thursday, Sept. 6

August 24, 2018

Join Mayor Mike Bodker and City Council for a quarterly Town Hall discussion on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 7-9 p.m. at the Fire Station #62 Community Room, 10925 Rogers Circle.
Sept. 11 Commemoration event planned at Mark Burkhalter Amphitheater

Sept. 11 Commemoration event planned at Mark Burkhalter Amphitheater

August 21, 2018

The community is invited to attend a commemoration event in honor of the first responders who lost their lives as a result of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.  The event is scheduled to be held at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at the Mark Burkhalter Amphitheater.
Public input meeting set for Tier 1 TSPLOST project - New Location Road - on Sept. 12

Public input meeting set for Tier 1 TSPLOST project - New Location Road - on Sept. 12

August 21, 2018

The community is invited to attend a public input meeting for the New Location Road, which is a Tier 1 TSPLOST project, from Bell Road to Technology Park.
Johns Creek City Council receives proposed FY 2019 City Budget for review

Johns Creek City Council receives proposed FY 2019 City Budget for review

August 15, 2018

Mayor Mike Bodker submitted the City of Johns Creek’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget to the City Council for its review and consideration on Monday, Aug. 13.

 
Johns Creek Convention & Visitors Bureau debuts digital kiosks

Johns Creek Convention & Visitors Bureau debuts digital kiosks

August 09, 2018

Visitors in Johns Creek can discover local restaurants, shops, and destinations unique to the City with the addition of “ExploreBoard,” digital kiosks in Johns Creek hotels.
City holds ribbon cutting for Parsons Road sidewalk project

City holds ribbon cutting for Parsons Road sidewalk project

August 03, 2018

The City of Johns Creek held a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning to mark the completion of the Parsons Road sidewalk project.
City proposes rollback of millage rate

City proposes rollback of millage rate

August 02, 2018

To offset property tax reassessment increases, the City of Johns Creek City Council has proposed a rollback of the city’s millage rate to no higher than 3.870.  The proposed rollback represents a .49 decrease from the adopted 2017 rate of 4.360.  This marks the first time in the history of the city that we are beginning with a revenue neutral rollback.
Country Current, U.S. Navy Band, newly added to Summer Concert Series lineup

Country Current, U.S. Navy Band, newly added to Summer Concert Series lineup

August 01, 2018

The City of Johns Creek has added an additional concert to our popular Summer Concert Series at Newtown Park. Join us on Friday, Aug. 31 as the band Country Current hits the stage!
Registration opens for September-October Clubhouse Fitness

Registration opens for September-October Clubhouse Fitness

July 31, 2018

The warm weather is sticking around, and what better way to use the weather to your advantage than by working up a sweat at one of the upcoming Clubhouse Fitness sessions.
Pup-a-Palooza vendor sign-ups start Aug. 1

Pup-a-Palooza vendor sign-ups start Aug. 1

July 31, 2018

Pet-related vendors are invited to participate in Pup-A-Palooza 2018!  This is a great opportunity to establish brand awareness and loyalty, and build new relationships with prospective customers. From Veterinary services to designer dog duds, this is the event for you.
Mayor Bodker to host MLB Play Ball event Aug. 25

Mayor Bodker to host MLB Play Ball event Aug. 25

July 31, 2018

Mayor Mike Bodker will host Johns Creek youth at the City’s MLB Play Ball Event as part of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) continued support of the “PLAY BALL SUMMER” initiative, which focuses on the fun nature of baseball and encourages an active and healthy lifestyle for kids in all communities. 
Final summer movie Paddington 2 at Newtown Park Aug. 11

Final summer movie Paddington 2 at Newtown Park Aug. 11

July 30, 2018

Bring family and friends to Newtown Park on Saturday, Aug. 11 for the final Movies at Newtown Park event!
Free Outdoor Fitness continues in August

Free Outdoor Fitness continues in August

July 30, 2018

Free Outdoor Fitness at Newtown Park continues in August. These FREE, outdoor fitness classes are a great way to stay healthy and have fun! Certified instructors teach these popular classes and all fitness levels are welcome.
Autrey Mill Preschool Camp offered in August

Autrey Mill Preschool Camp offered in August

July 30, 2018

Sign up your youngster for the Preschool Mini Camp at Autrey Mill Nature Preserve.
Public Safety Foundation Casino Night is ready to roll the dice on Aug. 4

Public Safety Foundation Casino Night is ready to roll the dice on Aug. 4

July 25, 2018

Spend the evening supporting Johns Creek’s first responders during the Johns Creek Public Safety Foundation’s Casino Night on Saturday, Aug. 4, beginning at 7 p.m., at St. Ives Country Club. 
Johns Creek receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Johns Creek receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

July 24, 2018

Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the City of Johns Creek the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its Fiscal Year 2018 budget.
Johns Creek City Council proposes millage rate rollback for 2018

Johns Creek City Council proposes millage rate rollback for 2018

July 16, 2018

​To offset property tax reassessment increases, the City of Johns Creek City Council has proposed a rollback of the city’s millage rate to no higher than 3.870.  The proposed rollback represents a .49 decrease from the adopted 2017 rate of 4.360.
Sawnee Foundation presents grant to Johns Creek Public Safety Foundation

Sawnee Foundation presents grant to Johns Creek Public Safety Foundation

July 10, 2018

The Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation (Sawnee Foundation) presented a $7,800 grant to the Johns Creek Public Safety Foundation toward the purchase of three new, fully equipped police bicycles and car racks for the Johns Creek Police Department.
Parsons Road sidewalk project complete

Parsons Road sidewalk project complete

June 29, 2018

Crews have completed the sidewalk construction project along Parsons Road.
Public input meetings for Bell Road-Boles Road TSPLOST project set for July 12 & July 17

Public input meetings for Bell Road-Boles Road TSPLOST project set for July 12 & July 17

June 29, 2018

The community is invited to attend public input meetings for the Bell Road / Boles Road TSPLOST operational improvements project.
Batter up for the 2018 fall Adult Co-Ed Softball Season

Batter up for the 2018 fall Adult Co-Ed Softball Season

June 28, 2018

Grab your glove, sneakers, and lucky socks! Then round up some friends or co-workers for some softball!
Watch Coco at Movies at Newtown Park July 14

Watch Coco at Movies at Newtown Park July 14

June 28, 2018

Bring family and friends to Newtown Park on Saturday, July 14 for the next Movies at Newtown Park event.
Free Outdoor Fitness continues in July

Free Outdoor Fitness continues in July

June 28, 2018

Free Outdoor Fitness at Newtown Park continues in July. Come out and try something new or just enjoy a work-out in a fun outdoor atmosphere. Certified instructors teach these popular classes and all fitness levels are welcome.
Register for the final LEGO Camp of the summer

Register for the final LEGO Camp of the summer

June 28, 2018

Fire-up the architect or engineer inside your youngsters by giving them tens of thousands of LEGOs during the five-day LEGO Camps!  Spots are still available for the final camp, July 9 – 13.
Save-the-Date for Sister Hazel concert Aug. 4

Save-the-Date for Sister Hazel concert Aug. 4

June 28, 2018

​Mark your calendars and save the date for the August concert featuring the top alternative band, Sister Hazel! 
Johns Creek wins Amazon’s City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge

Johns Creek wins Amazon’s City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge

June 20, 2018

The City of Johns Creek won the Best Practices Award for Amazon’s “City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge.” 
Johns Creek announces new Public Works Director

Johns Creek announces new Public Works Director

June 18, 2018

​The City of Johns Creek is pleased to announce the appointment of Lynette C. Baker as its new Public Works Director.  Baker is employed by Jacobs Engineering Group, which performs Public Works and Recreation and Parks operations under contract with the City.  
 
Bulky Items Recycling Day set for June 23

Bulky Items Recycling Day set for June 23

June 15, 2018

Recycle clothing, furniture, home medical equipment and other hard-to-dispose-of large items at Johns Creek’s “Bulky Items Recycling Day” on Saturday, June 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Target / Home Depot parking lot, 5950 State Bridge Road, Johns Creek. 
Johns Creek named finalist in Amazon’s City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge

Johns Creek named finalist in Amazon’s City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge

June 13, 2018

​The City of Johns Creek has been named a finalist in Amazon’s 2018 “City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge.”
Take a 360-degree tour of Johns Creek parks, trails

Take a 360-degree tour of Johns Creek parks, trails

June 12, 2018

The City of Johns Creek has partnered with Google’s “Trekker” team to capture 360-degree imagery of parks and natural areas, which are now available to users through Google Maps.
Fulton County residents have until July 5 to appeal property tax assessments

Fulton County residents have until July 5 to appeal property tax assessments

June 06, 2018

Property owners in Johns Creek have the ability to file an appeal regarding the recent property tax assessment of their home.   If you wish to appeal, you must do so before the appeal deadline date printed on your notice.  Appeals may be submitted online, in person, or by mail.
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New 'Hands Free' Georgia law for motorists in effect July 1

June 04, 2018

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety reminds us that the new “Hands Free” Georgia law related to the use of electronic devices while driving goes into effect on July 1 of this year.  
Public input meetings regarding sound abatement on Abbotts Bridge Road set for June 14 and June 20

Public input meetings regarding sound abatement on Abbotts Bridge Road set for June 14 and June 20

May 31, 2018

​The City of Johns Creek is interested in hearing the community’s input on sound abatement options on Abbotts Bridge Road.
Document shredding event set for June 16

Document shredding event set for June 16

May 31, 2018

Shred your sensitive documents, and recycle cooking fats, oils and grease (FOG), fluorescent bulbs and gently-used clothes and shoes on Saturday, June 16 at 11360 Lakefield Drive, Johns Creek.
Summer Clubhouse Fitness registration now open

Summer Clubhouse Fitness registration now open

May 30, 2018

Clubhouse FitnessSummer is here to stay and you can stay fit by working up a sweat at one of the upcoming Clubhouse Fitness summer sessions. 
Movie Night returns to Newtown Park

Movie Night returns to Newtown Park

May 30, 2018

The City of Johns Creek summer programming is in full swing. June offers Johns Creek residents and visitors a variety of activities including the continuation of the popular Summer Movies at Newtown Park series.

Independence Day event set for July 3

May 30, 2018

Start a new tradition complete with a picnic, music, and fireworks at the City of Johns Creek’s Independence Day Celebration at Newtown Park. 
Summer LEGO Camp registration now open

Summer LEGO Camp registration now open

May 30, 2018

Fire-up the architect or engineer inside your youngsters by giving them tens of thousands of LEGOs during the five-day LEGO Camps!  Spots are still available for the June 25 - 29 and July 9 – 13 camps.

Free Outdoor Fitness 2018

May 30, 2018

Free Outdoor Fitness at Newtown Park continues on June 3. Come on out and try something new or just enjoy working out in a fun outdoor atmosphere. Certified instructors teach these popular classes and all fitness levels are welcome.
JCFD unveils new fire ladder truck

JCFD unveils new fire ladder truck

May 24, 2018

The Johns Creek Fire Department (JCFD) unveiled its newest fire truck this morning at Station #61.
City Awarded Recently Retired Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica, "The Wall that Heals"

City Awarded Recently Retired Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica, "The Wall that Heals"

May 22, 2018

The Johns Creek City Council announced that the community will become the permanent home for the recently retired The Wall That Heals, Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica that visited the city March 29 – April 2, 2017. The Wall That Heals, a 250-foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC, honors the more than three million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed forces in Vietnam during the Vietnam War.  It bears the names of the more than 58,000 men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam.
JCFD unveils new fire ladder truck May 24

JCFD unveils new fire ladder truck May 24

May 22, 2018

​The Johns Creek Fire Department (JCFD) will unveil its newest fire truck on Thursday, May 24 at 9:30 a.m. at Station #61, 10265 Medlock Bridge Parkway.
City begins fourth year of neighborhood repaving

City begins fourth year of neighborhood repaving

May 04, 2018

This spring, the Johns Creek Public Works Department has launched its fourth year of repaving the City’s neighborhood streets.
Cauley Creek-Quail Hollow Park public input meeting set for May 17

Cauley Creek-Quail Hollow Park public input meeting set for May 17

May 03, 2018

The public is invited to provide input on the future of the combined Cauley Creek/Quail Hollow Park on Thursday, May 17, from 7-9 p.m. at the park, at Municipal Court/JCPD Headquarters, 11445 Johns Creek Parkway.
 
TSPLOST projects update at monthly transportation meeting May 8

TSPLOST projects update at monthly transportation meeting May 8

May 01, 2018

The City’s next monthly transportation update public meeting will focus on TSPLOST construction projects and will be held May 8, from 7-9 p.m. at Municipal Court / Police Department headquarters, 11445 Johns Creek Parkway.
Summer jobs available, apply today

Summer jobs available, apply today

May 01, 2018

The City of Johns Creek is currently looking for a part-time Head Swim Coach and part-time Assistant Swim Coach to work with the Johns Creek Aquatic Team (JCAT).

City’s Communications Department wins four Hermes Creative Awards

May 01, 2018

The City of Johns Creek Communications Department has won four Hermes Creative Awards.
LEGO Camp registration now open

LEGO Camp registration now open

April 30, 2018

Fire-up the architect or engineer inside your youngsters by giving them tens of thousands of LEGOs during the five-day LEGO Camps!  This year, there are three camps: June 4 – 9; June 25 - 29; and July 9 - 13.
Summer Kick-Off Picnic set for May 12

Summer Kick-Off Picnic set for May 12

April 30, 2018

ALOHA! Join us for the Johns Creek Summer Kick-Off Picnic on Saturday, May 12 at Newtown Park on the Park Place event lawn.  Local Families who have a family member with a disability or special need are invited to help us kick off the summer season!
Touch-A-Truck returns Saturday, May 19

Touch-A-Truck returns Saturday, May 19

April 30, 2018

​Kids explore construction equipment, front-end loaders, backhoes, fire trucks, and other heavy equipment at the City’s annual Touch-A-Truck event Saturday, May 19.
Town Hall meeting set for Thursday, May 3

Town Hall meeting set for Thursday, May 3

April 27, 2018

Mayor Mike Bodker and City Council will host their next quarterly Town Hall meeting on Thursday, May 3, from 7-9 p.m. at the Municipal Court / Police Department located at 11445 Johns Creek Parkway, Johns Creek, GA 30097.
Summer Concert Series Kicks Off with Pirate Flag May 4

Summer Concert Series Kicks Off with Pirate Flag May 4

April 27, 2018

The Johns Creek Recreation and Parks Division opens its 2018 Amphitheater summer concert series on Friday, May 4, featuring  “Pirate Flag ,” a Kenny Chesney tribute band. Pirate Flag is sure to entertain audiences, playing all the Kenny Chesney hits you know and love.
Free Outdoor Fitness continues in May

Free Outdoor Fitness continues in May

April 27, 2018

Free Outdoor Fitness at Newtown Park continues on May 6. Come on out and try something new or just enjoy working out in a fun outdoor atmosphere. Certified instructors teach these popular classes and all fitness levels are welcome.
City of Johns Creek launches Amazon Alexa ‘skill’

City of Johns Creek launches Amazon Alexa ‘skill’

April 26, 2018

In an effort to make the City’s DataHub more accessible and leverage the use of technology, the City of Johns Creek has launched its own Amazon Alexa “skill,” which will use open data to answer City-related questions via the virtual assistant.
Johns Creek Beautification offers Garden Tour May 12

Johns Creek Beautification offers Garden Tour May 12

April 26, 2018

Tour eight scenic, unique, and private gardens in the City during Johns Creek Beautification’s “Secret Gardens of Johns Creek” Tour on Saturday, May 12.
Outdoor burning prohibited May 1 through Sept. 30

Outdoor burning prohibited May 1 through Sept. 30

April 26, 2018

A state-mandated burn ban on all outdoor burning is in effect from May 1 through Sept. 30. 
Document shredding event set for May 5

Document shredding event set for May 5

April 23, 2018

Shred your sensitive documents and recycle cooking fats, oils and grease (FOG), fluorescent bulbs and gently used clothes and shoes on Saturday, May 5 at Panera Bread, 11715 Medlock Bridge Road.
Final Comprehensive Plan workshops this week; submit your feedback by April 27

Final Comprehensive Plan workshops this week; submit your feedback by April 27

April 23, 2018

Johns Creek residents are invited to attend Comprehensive Plan Community Area Workshops and provide feedback on the draft plan. 
Pedestrian tunnel mural grand opening set for Saturday, April 21

Pedestrian tunnel mural grand opening set for Saturday, April 21

April 19, 2018

The pedestrian tunnel mural under Medlock Bridge Road (GA 141) will be unveiled during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, April 21 at 10 a.m.  

Be safe, check water release schedule before entering the Chattahoochee River

April 12, 2018

Viewed from a distance, the Chattahoochee River looks like a languid, easy-going river, but its appearance can be dangerously deceptive. When the Corps of Engineers releases water from Lake Lanier, the resulting surge of water can cause the river to rise several feet in a short amount of time.
SouthEastern College Lacrosse Tournament returns to Johns Creek April 20-22

SouthEastern College Lacrosse Tournament returns to Johns Creek April 20-22

April 09, 2018

For the 15th consecutive year, the SouthEastern College Lacrosse Tournament is returning to Johns Creek April 20-22.   

High school art volunteers needed

April 06, 2018

Calling all high school artists! The Johns Creek Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is offering artists the opportunity to volunteer to help paint a mural inside the pedestrian tunnel under Medlock Bridge Road (Ga. 141).  The tunnel spans under Medlock Bridge Road from the Johns Creek Village Shopping Center across to Panera Bread.

Dispose of prescription drugs at JCPD's Drug Take-Back Day April 28

April 04, 2018

The Johns Creek Police Department will participate in the Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Drug Take-Back event on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Emory Johns Creek Hospital - Physician's Plaza, 6335 Hospital Parkway, Johns Creek, GA 30097.
Artists needed for tunnel mural project

Artists needed for tunnel mural project

April 02, 2018

Calling all artists! The Johns Creek Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is offering artists the opportunity to volunteer to help paint a mural inside the pedestrian tunnel under Medlock Bridge Road (Ga. 141).  The tunnel spans under Medlock Bridge Road from the Johns Creek Village Shopping Center across to Panera Bread.
Autrey Mill Wild Weekend set for April 28

Autrey Mill Wild Weekend set for April 28

April 02, 2018

Autrey Mill welcomes residents and visitors to Wild Weekend ​on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This annual family event encourages all to “take a walk on the wild side,” and features an assortment of games, activities, and nature crafts.
Spring Clubhouse Fitness registration now open

Spring Clubhouse Fitness registration now open

April 02, 2018

It seems spring is finally here! Stay fit by working up a sweat at one of the upcoming Clubhouse Fitness spring sessions.
Free Outdoor Fitness starts this spring

Free Outdoor Fitness starts this spring

April 02, 2018

Free Outdoor Fitness is back at Newtown Park Amphitheater. Looking to try something new or just enjoy working out in a fun outdoor atmosphere, the Outdoor Fitness classes are a great workout. Certified instructors teach these popular classes and all fitness levels are welcome.
Summer Concert Series kicks off with

Summer Concert Series kicks off with 'Pirate Flag' May 4

April 02, 2018

The Johns Creek Recreation and Parks Division opens its 2018 Amphitheater summer concert series on Friday, May 4, featuring  “Pirate Flag ,” a Kenny Chesney tribute band. Pirate Flag is sure to entertain audiences, playing all the Kenny Chesney hits you know and love.

Senior tech training workshop set for April 14 at Park Place

March 30, 2018

Student Leadership Johns Creek students and representatives from AT&T will provide a free, hands-on technology workshop for seniors on Saturday, April 14 at Park Place at Newtown School, 3125 Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek.
TSPLOST projects update at monthly transportation meeting April 12

TSPLOST projects update at monthly transportation meeting April 12

March 30, 2018

The City’s next monthly transportation update public meeting will focus on TSPLOST construction projects and will be held Thursday, April 12 from 7-9 p.m. at Municipal Court / Police Department headquarters, 11445 Johns Creek Parkway.

Johns Creek Finest 5K set for April 14

March 30, 2018

The Johns Creek Police Department’s annual “Johns Creek’s Finest 5K” is set for Saturday, April 14 at Shakerag Park.
Johns Creek CVB unveils virtual tour of Johns Creek

Johns Creek CVB unveils virtual tour of Johns Creek

March 29, 2018

The Johns Creek Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has released a 360-degree video, a 2D video, and virtual tour experience to showcase attractions in Johns Creek.
City aims to decrease traffic congestion through real time data

City aims to decrease traffic congestion through real time data

March 28, 2018

Have you noticed the new Waze signs on roads crossing into the City of Johns Creek?  The blue signs announce Johns Creek as a “Waze partner city since 2015” and are part of a new pilot project between the City and Waze, the world’s largest crowd-source traffic navigation app.
Future of Johns Creek, key initiatives highlighted during annual State of the City address

Future of Johns Creek, key initiatives highlighted during annual State of the City address

March 26, 2018

City of Johns Creek Mayor Mike Bodker discussed the future of the city, including a key initiative to make Johns Creek a health and medical destination of choice, during his 11th annual State-of-the-City Address on Friday, March 23.

Fulton County to hold public meeting on Big Creek Water Reclamation Facility expansion March 29

March 23, 2018

The Fulton County Department of Public Works will hold a public meeting on Thursday, March 29, to provide information and receive feedback on the planned upgrade and expansion of the Big Creek Water Reclamation Facility in Roswell.
Newtown Dream Dog Park named Best Dog Park

Newtown Dream Dog Park named Best Dog Park

March 20, 2018

The Newtown Dream Dog Park has been named the Best Dog Park in the My Alpharetta Magazine ‘Readers’ Choice Awards.’

Johns Creek City Council Approves Resolution Opposing Senate Bill 426

March 16, 2018

The Johns Creek City Council unanimously approved a Resolution in opposition to Senate Bill 426, titled the “Broadband Infrastructure Leads to Development Act”.

Share your Johns Creek memories for mural project

March 10, 2018

Have you had a memorable experience on the banks of the Chattahoochee River? Do you have great memories of time well spent at a City park? 
JCPD offers Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events

JCPD offers Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events

March 10, 2018

The Johns Creek Police Department (JCPD) will conduct Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (C.R.A.S.E.) on March 13, March 20 and March 27.
Residents invited to Comprehensive Plan Community Area Workshops; Help shape the future of Johns Creek

Residents invited to Comprehensive Plan Community Area Workshops; Help shape the future of Johns Creek

March 05, 2018

Johns Creek residents are invited to attend workshops to provide feedback on the draft Comprehensive Plan.  The Comprehensive Plan is an important document that that impacts the lives of every resident as it seeks to preserve and protect residential neighborhoods, and carefully manage future development growth.
Johns Creek International Festival is coming April 21

Johns Creek International Festival is coming April 21

March 01, 2018

Join friends, family, and people from all over for the inaugural Johns Creek International Festival on Saturday, April 21.  This NEW event is a celebration of the best of traditional and cultural food, music, art, and wares representing countries from all over the globe. 
City of Johns Creek strives to become a Top City in healthcare innovation and wellness

City of Johns Creek strives to become a Top City in healthcare innovation and wellness

March 01, 2018

The Johns Creek City Council voted unanimously to adopt a strategic focus on healthcare innovation and wellness, which it dubbed “iHeart Johns Creek.”
Free Outdoor Fitness returns this spring

Free Outdoor Fitness returns this spring

February 28, 2018

Free Outdoor Fitness is coming soon to Newtown Park in the Mark Burkhalter Amphitheater. Looking to try something new or just enjoy working out in a fun outdoor atmosphere, the Outdoor Fitness classes are a great option for you beginning Sunday, April 15. Certified instructors teach these popular classes and all fitness levels are welcome.
Mark your calendars for an EGGciting time March 24

Mark your calendars for an EGGciting time March 24

February 28, 2018

The Spring Park Party and Easter Egg Dash are around the corner! This year’s BIG Spring event is scheduled for Saturday, March 24 at Shakerag Park, 10945 Rogers circle. It begins at 10 a.m. and Egg Dash times will be staggered by age. So be sure save the date! 
Pitch Hit and Run set for April 14

Pitch Hit and Run set for April 14

February 28, 2018

Time to mark your calendars for the 2018 Pitch, Hit & Run event at Ocee Park. Get your gloves ready for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14. Johns Creek baseball and softball players have the chance to show off their skills and compete for a chance to be a national finalist at the 2018 All Star Game.
Special Needs Bocce Ball Tuesdays returns this Spring

Special Needs Bocce Ball Tuesdays returns this Spring

February 28, 2018

The Recreation and Parks Division and our partner Michael Stinson, CPT, invite members of the community (18 years and older) with special needs to Bocce Ball on Tuesdays!
Discuss TSPLOST projects at monthly transportation meeting March 13

Discuss TSPLOST projects at monthly transportation meeting March 13

February 27, 2018

Discuss TSPLOST projects at the City’s next monthly transportation update public meeting held on Tuesday, March 13, from 7-9 p.m. at Municipal Court / Police Department headquarters, 11445 Johns Creek Parkway.

Homestead Exemption deadline is April 2

February 23, 2018

Johns Creek homeowners may be able to reduce their City, County, and School property taxes with a homestead exemption.
Johns Creek Fire Department unveils new fire engine

Johns Creek Fire Department unveils new fire engine

February 15, 2018

The Johns Creek Fire Department (JCFD) unveiled its new fire engine today at Station #61, 10265 Medlock Bridge Parkway.
Johns Creek debuts 2018 Recreation and Parks brochure

Johns Creek debuts 2018 Recreation and Parks brochure

February 13, 2018

The City of Johns Creek has released the 2018 Recreation and Parks brochure, featuring the city’s 2018 schedule of events and programs.
Johns Creek Fire Department to unveil new fire engine Feb. 15

Johns Creek Fire Department to unveil new fire engine Feb. 15

February 13, 2018

The Johns Creek Fire Department (JCFD) will unveil its new fire engine Thursday, Feb. 15, at 10 a.m. at Station #61, 10265 Medlock Bridge Parkway.
Mayor to deliver annual State of the City address March 23

Mayor to deliver annual State of the City address March 23

February 07, 2018

Mayor Mike Bodker will highlight the progress the City made last year and outline projects and initiatives planned for 2018 at the 11th annual State of City Address on Friday, March 23, at Perimeter Church, 9500 Medlock Bridge Road, in Johns Creek.

City hosts Permitting Summit on March 5

February 07, 2018

The City of Johns Creek is hosting a “permitting summit” on Monday, March 5 between 7-9 p.m. at the Municipal Court/Police Department headquarters 11445 Johns Creek Parkway.
JCFD offers Car Seat Check-up event Feb. 25

JCFD offers Car Seat Check-up event Feb. 25

February 05, 2018

The Johns Creek Fire Department will offer child passenger safety education to parents and caregivers on Sunday, Feb. 25 from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. at Fire Station 61, 10265 Medlock Bridge Parkway.
Register for March-April Clubhouse Fitness

Register for March-April Clubhouse Fitness

February 01, 2018

Keep those New Year’s Resolutions going by registering for one of our Clubhouse Fitness Classes! Adding exercise to your routine provides a wide variety of health benefits, including increased energy, focus, and better overall physical health.
One day LEGO Workshop registration now open

One day LEGO Workshop registration now open

February 01, 2018

Fire up the architect or engineer inside your youngsters by giving them thousands of LEGOs at the one-day LEGO Workshop Monday, March 12.
Chattahoochee senior named a U.S. Presidential Scholars Program candidate

Chattahoochee senior named a U.S. Presidential Scholars Program candidate

February 01, 2018

Chattahoochee High School senior Puneet Singh has been named one of more than 4,500 candidates in the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in 2018.
Discuss TSPLOST projects at monthly transportation meeting Feb. 15

Discuss TSPLOST projects at monthly transportation meeting Feb. 15

February 01, 2018

The City’s next monthly transportation update public meeting will focus on TSPLOST construction projects and will be held Thursday, Feb. 15 from 7-9 p.m. at Municipal Court / Police Department headquarters, 11445 Johns Creek Parkway.
Document shredding event set for Feb. 17

Document shredding event set for Feb. 17

January 30, 2018

Shred your sensitive documents and recycle cooking fats, oils and grease (FOG), fluorescent bulbs and gently used clothes and shoes on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Panera Bread, 11715 Medlock Bridge Road.

View the Mayor's statement on proposed MARTA tax increase

January 30, 2018

Mayor Bodker strongly believes that transit options play a critical role in addressing the growing traffic congestion challenge in North Fulton County, and in metro-Atlanta.
Town Hall meeting set for Feb. 8

Town Hall meeting set for Feb. 8

January 26, 2018

Join Mayor Mike Bodker and City Council for a quarterly Town Hall discussion on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 7-9 p.m. at Municipal Court / JCPD Headquarters, 11445 Johns Creek Parkway, Johns Creek.
Community Garden registration runs Feb. 15 – March 15

Community Garden registration runs Feb. 15 – March 15

January 26, 2018

Spring is just around the corner, so Johns Creek gardeners can begin signing up for a chance to land a plot at Johns Creek’s Newtown Park Community Garden.

Johns Creek City Council authorizes land purchase for fourth Fire Station

January 23, 2018

​The Johns Creek City Council voted unanimously to authorize the purchase of 1.8 acres of land, which will used as the site of a new fire station in the city.
Night work concludes on Barnwell Road; lane closures expected during daytime hours

Night work concludes on Barnwell Road; lane closures expected during daytime hours

January 23, 2018

Fulton County has concluded overnight work hours on the Reuse Irrigation Main Line along Barnwell Road.
Council members take Oath of Office

Council members take Oath of Office

January 09, 2018

Newly elected Johns Creek City Council member John Bradberry was sworn into office at the City Council meeting Jan. 8. Incumbent City Council members Lenny Zaprowski and Stephanie Endres also took the Oath of Office.
Fulton County Transit Master Plan Public Open Houses scheduled in January

Fulton County Transit Master Plan Public Open Houses scheduled in January

January 04, 2018

The public is invited to attend open houses and provide input on the Fulton County Transit Master Plan during the month of January.

Buice Road traffic calming measures meeting set for Jan. 11

January 04, 2018

​The Johns Creek city staff is conducting a public information meeting to present an initial concept and receive community feedback regarding changes to traffic calming measures along Buice Road.  The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 11 between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Municipal Court / Police Department headquarters, 11445 Johns Creek Parkway.  In addition to a brief presentation, the staff will have preliminary concept drawings on display and will be available to answer questions.
Senior tech training workshop set for Jan. 20 at Park Place

Senior tech training workshop set for Jan. 20 at Park Place

January 04, 2018

​Students Leadership Johns Creek students and representatives from AT&T will provide a free, hands-on technology workshop for seniors on Saturday, Jan. 20 at Park Place at Newtown School, 3125 Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek.
JCFD offers CPR certification class Jan. 20

JCFD offers CPR certification class Jan. 20

January 03, 2018

The Johns Creek Fire Department is offering both CPR/AED and opiate awareness training to Johns Creek residents on Saturday, Jan. 20 at City Hall, 10700 Abbotts Bridge Road, Suite 190.
Monthly transportation meeting to discuss TPSLOST on Jan. 18

Monthly transportation meeting to discuss TPSLOST on Jan. 18

January 03, 2018

*CANCELLED: This meeting has been cancelled due to inclement weather.* The City’s next monthly transportation update public meeting will focus on TSPLOST construction projects and will be held Thursday, Jan. 18 from 7-9 p.m. at Municipal Court / Police Department headquarters, 11445 Johns Creek Parkway.
Cauley Creek/Quail Hollow Park public input meeting set for Jan. 30

Cauley Creek/Quail Hollow Park public input meeting set for Jan. 30

January 03, 2018

The public is invited to provide input on the future of the combined Cauley Creek/Quail Hollow Park on Tuesday, Jan. 30 from 7-9 p.m. at Johns Creek United Methodist Church, 11180 Medlock Bridge Road, Room 207.
Johns Creek Business Occupation Tax Certificates due March 31

Johns Creek Business Occupation Tax Certificates due March 31

January 02, 2018

Businesses in the City of Johns Creek have until March 31, 2018, to renew their business tax certificates.