Public notices inform citizens of government or government-related activities that affect their everyday lives.
State and federal laws require that information about government activities must be accessible in order for the electorate to make well-informed decisions. For citizens who want to know more about government activities, public notices in newspapers provide this sort of accessibility.
The City of Johns Creek publishes its public notices in the Johns Creek Herald, a weekly print newspaper and the City's approved legal organ. They are also published online in the Herald's listing of Legal Ads and in the home page scroller on this website.
When timing necessitates, Johns Creek public notices are also published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a daily print and online publication.
The City Clerk's office is responsible for the placing of Public Notices.
Extended Voting Hours November 7, 2017
On Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, all polls in Fulton County will be open until 8:00 p.m.
Special Called Meetings Tuesday, Sept. 19: Special Called Work Session 5 p.m. & Special Called Council Meeting 8 p.m.
The Mayor and Council of the City of Johns Creek will hold SPECIAL CALLED MEETINGS beginning at 5 p.m. on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017. There will be a Special Called Work Session at 5 p.m. followed by a Special Called Council Meeting at 8 p.m. Both Special Called Meetings will be held at **Johns Creek City Hall located at 12000 Findley Road, Suite 300, Johns Creek, GA 30097 and are open to the public. The purpose of the Special Called Meetings is to consider all items that were placed on the September 11, 2017 Work Session Agenda and Council Meeting Agenda. Please note there will be Public Hearings at the 8 p.m. meeting on the following items: 2017 Millage Rate, proposed FY2018 Budget and the financing of City Hall. Both meetings are open to the public, please contact City Clerk Joan Jones at 678-512-3212 should you have any questions.
** The Board of Zoning Appeals meeting will take place as scheduled in the Council Chambers at 7 p.m. while the Mayor and Council will be in the Taylor Farms Conference Room holding their Special Called Work Session from 5 p.m -8 p.m.
City Offices Closed Sept. 11; City Council meetings cancelled
Due to inclement weather, City Offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. Both the Work Session and the City Council meeting scheduled for Sept. 11, 2017 have been cancelled and will be rescheduled with the date to be determined.
City of Johns Creek Notice of Property Tax Hearings (Millage Rate)
The City of Johns Creek announces it is currently in the process of establishing its 2017 millage rate. The City, incorporated in December 1, 2006 has published their Five-Year History of its Tax Digest, Property Revenues and Millage Rate as required.
Before the City of Johns Creek sets the final millage rate for 2017, Georgia law requires a public hearing(s) to be held to allow the public an opportunity to express their opinions. All concerned citizens are invited to attend and participate in the Public Hearings which will be held in the Council Chambers at Johns Creek City Hall which is located at 12000 Findley Road, Suite 300, Johns Creek, Georgia 30097 at the following dates and times:
- First Public Hearing: Monday, September 11, 2017 at 8:00pm
- Second Public Hearing: Monday, September 25, 2017 at 11:30am
- Third Public Hearing: Monday, September 25, 2017 at 6:30pm
Action to adopt the final millage rate for 2017 is scheduled to take place at the Council Meeting on September 25, 2017 which begins at 7:00pm.
City of Johns Creek Public Notice Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Second Public Hearing
The proposed FY2018 Budget was presented to the Council during their August 14, 2017 5:00pm Work Session. A presentation and PUBLIC HEARING regarding the 2018 Fiscal Year Proposed Budget was held on Monday, August 21, 2017. There will be a SECOND PUBLIC HEARING on the proposed FY2018 Budget on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. in conjunction with a regular Council Meeting. The Council will be considering adoption of the budget at this meeting. The hearing will be held at Johns Creek City Hall, 12000 Findley Road, Suite 300, in Johns Creek, GA 30097. The proposed budget is available on the City website and a copy is available for review at the Ocee Library, Spruill Oaks Library and City Hall.
City of Johns Creek Notice of Public Hearing Sept. 11, 2017
You are hereby notified that on the 11th day of September, 2017, at 8:00, p.m., at the City Council Meeting Room, Johns Creek City Hall, 12000 Findley Road, Suite 400, Johns Creek, Georgia, a PUBLIC HEARING will be held by the City Council of the City of Johns Creek (the “City”) concerning a proposed plan for the City to enter into a multiyear lease-purchase contract pursuant to the authority of O.C.G.A. § 36-60-13, for the lease and purchase by the City of a city hall at 11360 Lakefield Drive, Johns Creek, Georgia. Further information concerning the proposed contract is available at the office of the City Manager. Any person having views on the proposed contract may be heard at such public hearing or may submit written comments at the hearing.
City of Johns Creek Convention & Bisitors Bureau Meeting Rescheduled
The September 12, 2017 Meeting of the Johns Creek Convention and Visitors Bureau has been rescheduled to Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 9:00am. The meeting will be held in the Taylor Farms Conference Room located on the 3rd floor of Johns Creek City Hall, 12000 Findley Road, Johns Creek 30097. Convention and Visitors Bureau meetings are open to the public. Please contact the City Clerk’s office should you have any further questions at 678-512-3212.
Public Notice of Proposal for Reissuance of a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NDPES) General Permit for Discharges from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) to the Waters of the State of Georgia
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) is considering the reissuance of General NPDES Permit No. GAG610000 authorizing storm water discharges from Phase II small MS4s to the waters of the State of Georgia. Coverage under this permit will be achieved by submittal of a Notice of Intent (NOI). A stormwater management program summarizing the procedures to be used by the permittee to reduce pollutants to the maximum extent practicable will be submitted by each permittee.
The proposed NPDES permit will authorize the discharge of stormwater from the MS4s to waters of the State. The NPDES permit will be valid for a maximum period of five years.
The draft permit and other information are available for review on the EPD website under epd.georgia.gov/storm-water or by writing EPD. The draft permit and other information also are available for review at:
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Environmental Protection Division
Watershed Protection Branch
NonPoint Source Program
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE, Suite 1152 East
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
The materials are available between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except official State holidays).
Persons wishing to comment on the proposed permit are invited to submit their comments in writing to the EPD address above by close of business on October 16, 2017. All comments received before or on that date will be considered in the formulation of final determinations for this permit. “Draft NPDES Permit GAG610000” should be placed at the top of the first page of comments.
Comments may also be e-mailed to EPDComments@dnr.ga.gov. If you choose to e-mail your comments, please be sure to include the words “Draft NPDES Permit GAG610000” in the subject line to ensure that your comments will be forwarded to the correct staff.
A public meeting has been scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on October 16, 2017, at EPD’s Training Room at 4244 International Parkway, Suite 114, Atlanta, Georgia 30354. A public hearing will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the same location, following the public meeting. The purpose of the public hearing will be to present and receive formal comments on the proposed permit for the official record. Additional information regarding public hearing procedures is available by writing EPD.
Participants at the public hearing will be requested to register upon arrival if they intend to give oral or written statements. At the public hearing, anyone may present data, make a statement, or comment, either orally or in writing. Oral statements should be concise and will be limited to five minutes in order to allow everyone an opportunity to be heard. Lengthy or technically complex statements should also be submitted in writing for the official record.
For additional information contact: Anna Truszczynski, Unit Manager, Stormwater Unit, NonPoint Source Program, at 404/651- 8548.
Please bring this to the attention of persons who you know will be interested in the matter.
City of Johns Creek Notice of Proposed Amendments to the Charter
View Notice to Amend Charter
View Home Rule Amendment
Please see the following board pages for information about public hearings on current zoning cases: