Monday, April 29, 2013
The city's partner for youth and adult fitness classes opened a training facility where residents can participate in training and other programs.
Monday, April 29
CorePhysique, the city of Milton's program partner for youth and adult fitness classes, recently opened a brand new, state-of-the-art training facility on Ga. 9. The 4,700-square-foot gym is located at 6225 Atlanta Highway, Suite 111 in Milton, just minutes from Milton’s City Hall (click here for directions). Thanks to the city's partnership with CorePhysique, residents can participate in fitness boot camps, personal training, small group classes, youth programs and speed and agility and strength and conditioning classes for teens at a fraction of the normal cost. To sign up for programs, visit the city of Milton’s Online Activity Guide or visit CorePhysique's website. Milton resident and CorePhysique founder Kolleen Riddick began her …
Monday, April 8, 2013
The city asks veterans and their families to add their names to the registry of service.
Monday, April 8
Milton has a list of nearly 500 living and fallen veterans, but wants residents to add to that registry of service so they can be properly honored at the city's sixth annual Memorial Day ceremony May 27. Through five years of hard work and the generosity of residents, Milton has amassed a list nearly 500 living and fallen veterans, almost 300 of whom are memorialized with markers placed on Deerfield Parkway the week of the holiday, according to a release from Milton Communications Manager Jason Wright. Any deceased veteran of a Milton family is qualified to be honored with a marker. Information on living veterans will be used for recognition purposes. Living veterans do not receive markers. Each year residents ask how their family members …
Friday, March 29, 2013
The police department's K-9 Support golf tournament is just a month away, and golfers are needed to raise funds to replace a DaSilva, who retired last year.
Tee off for the dogs: The City of Milton Police Department holds its "K-9 Support" golf tournament May 1 to raise funds to replace a retired police dog, and golfers are invited to play. The tournament will take place at Echelon Golf Club, 501 Founders Drive, Milton (though the address of the course is in Cherokee County). Sponsorship levels include $7,500 (platinum), $3,000 (gold) and $1,500 (silver), with each level promising various corporate signage and placement in tournament literature. To register or sponsor, use the online sign-up sheet. You can also make a donation online if you don't want to play. You may also register or make a donation over the phone by calling 678-242-2570. Credit cards are accepted. Officer Ara Baronian said …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Recycle anything you can to keep landfill waste to a minimum.
Dump your bulky junk on Saturday, March 16, when the City of Milton Public Works Department and Milton Grows Green are offering residents a bulky trash amnesty day. Bulky Trash Amnesty Day Roswell Public Works 8 a.m.-noon 1810 Hembree Road, Roswell Only City of Milton and Roswell residents will be served. Proof of residency will be required, and utility bills are preferred. (Alpharetta's contract with its waste hauler allows for bulky trash pickup, though phone calls 72 hours in advance are necessary. 678-407-6216) New this year is shoe recycling. Bring your gently-worn shoes for a recycling and reuse program to help fund Milton's Community Wildlife Habitat Project. Items accepted include: • tires - must be off the rim, automobile …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
An open meeting will have residents taking part in an interactive exercise to create their own vision for the corridor from Bethany Bend north.
Wednesday, January 30
Interested in how Ga. 9 North will grow and develop over the next decade? Then make sure you're a part of the visioning study of the popular business and residential corridor Wednesday, Feb. 13 at Crooked Creek's clubhouse. This open public meeting, hosted by the City of Milton Community Development Department, kicks off at 6 p.m. at 14250 Creek Club Drive in Milton. It will be an interactive exercise during which residents will discuss their vision for Ga. 9 from Bethany Bend to the Forsyth County line. Milton Principal Planner Michele McIntosh-Ross said Milton recently completed a visioning study and development master plan for Ga. 9 from Mayfield Road to Bethany Bend (More information can be found on the city's website). Alpharetta did …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
The city will hold the Transfer of Development Rights workshop to educate the equestrian community and land owners with more than 5 acres of property.
Sunday, January 27
Do you own a horse farm or large plot of land in Milton? Then you'll want to attend a Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) workshop Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 5 p.m. The City of Milton Community Development Department is holding the workshop to educate the equestrian community and land owners of more than five acres about the program. The open public meeting will take place in City Council Chambers of City Hall. (Use this map of City Hall to find the room.) The program allows a landowner to transfer the rights to development from his parcel to increase the development rights on a different parcel of land. In effect, TDRs protect large swaths of land from future development while guiding smart growth and density in areas defined by the community…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The executive producer of "Growing a Greener World" speaks at Milton City Hall on Thursday.
Wednesday, January 23
Don’t forget that Joe Lamp’l, executive producer and host of public television’s “Growing a Greener World,” will speak at Milton’s City Hall tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 24. The free meeting, sponsored by the City of Milton’s National Wildlife Federation Community Wildlife Habitat Certification Project, will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers of Milton’s City Hall, 13000 Deerfield Parkway, Suite 107 (Find out where it is in City Hall.) If you attend, please bring old usable shoes to recycle for the NWF project. Lamp’l will discuss weedless gardening, planting to accommodate drought and landscaping to discourage undesirable wildlife. There will be an opportunity for questions from the audience. For more information on this…
Thursday, January 17, 2013
William O'Connor has extensive public-sector experience from his years in Virginia.
Thursday, January 17
Milton City Manager Chris Lagerbloom today announced the appointment of Milton resident William O'Connor to the newly created position of Economic Development manager. O'Connor, an architect by trade, brings to Milton more than 45 years of diverse, public-sector experience. He most recently served as the director of the Department of Environmental Services in Arlington County, Va., before moving to Milton to be closer to family. At Milton, O'Connor will act as a link between the city's business community and its government. Just days into the job, he has already started to build relationships with the city's business leaders while addressing Milton's vacant commercial property. "We are lucky to have found a person of Bill's track record …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Free admission, parking activities make this an affordable event for families.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Happy Birthday, City of Milton! The party starts at noon on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Birmingham United Methodist Church and everybody is invited to the sixth annual Milton Roundup. For six hours – yes, one hour for every year the city has existed – the community can enjoy an activities tent for kids, live performances by musicians and others, a rock wall, moonwalk, bungee station and the signature mechanical bull. All of those activities are free, as are admission and parking, said Miltno Communications Manager Jason Wright in his press releases about the event. But bring a little cash so you don't miss out on the food and other activities, such as helicopter rides, petting zoon and pony carousel. The first 250 entrants even get a free T-…
Monday, September 10, 2012
The city's Finance Department mailed the bills on Sept. 6, and they are due in 60 days.
Monday, September 10, 2012
Milton mailed out city property tax bills on Thursday, Sept. 6, giving residents 60 days after receipt to pay without penalty. Four options are available to pay your tax bill: Acceptable forms of payment are check, money order, cashier’s check, credit card (Visa/MasterCard/American Express and Discover) and cash (exact change only). Ad valorem taxes, more commonly known as property taxes, are levied for city operations and maintenance. All real estate and personal property is taxable unless exempted by law. For more information, visit the Finance Department's Tax FAQ page here or download the 2012 Property Tax Guide.