Friday, March 22, 2013
The residents who attended a public meeting Thursday night told city staff what they wanted, and now it's your turn.
Milton residents who attended a public meeting to discuss ideas for a pocket park on a one-acre piece of land near City Hall don't want to be knocked down by runners, but they do like fitness stations. Interim Recreation Director Jim Cregge presented residents at Thursday night's meeting with two ideas he and his two Parks and Recreation Department employees thought were ideal for the small piece of land next to a busy intersection. Common elements of both ideas – and features Cregge promises no matter what idea residents, the Parks and Recreation Board and City Council want – include: And after his experience with Friendship Community Park between Crabapple Elementary and Northwestern Middle schools, he promises at least one pet waste …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The Milton Parks and Recreation will hold an open house at City Hall to get your ideas for the approximately one-acre park.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The investigation continues into the Tuesday night shooting death in a subdivision off Deerfield Parkway.
UPDATE: Police have identified the victim in Tuesday night's shooting in Milton. Milton police have identified the victim of a shooting just before 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12 as Christopher Walker, 19. Walker was the victim in what police say was a robbery. The shooting took place in the driveway of his residence, 320 Silhouette Court, Milton. Visitation and funeral services have been set for Christopher Gregory Walker Sunday at Northside Chapel and Monday at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. "The motive for the shooting is robbery and we do not currently have any suspects," said Capt. Shawn McCarty, spokesman for the police department. Walker was found shot in the head on Tuesday night in the driveway of the Avensong home, which is …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
The Parks and Recreation Department will hold an open house March 21 to get public input.
The city of Milton wants to know if you want a pocket park at the corner of Deerfield Parkway and Webb Road. Provide your input Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m., when the City of Milton Parks and Recreation Department holds an open house and information session on the proposed project at City Hall. What would you put in the pocket park? What features would work best? Ideas for the roughly one-acre park purchased with MARTA funding include a veterans' memorial and walking trail with outdoor exercise stations. However, nothing is set in stone, and city officials want to hear from residents to make sure these concepts meet community expectations. "Every day we see dozens of walkers and runners on the sidewalks up and down Deerfield Parkway," said…
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The City Council on a split vote rejected an apartment zoning request by Crescent Resources.
The Milton City Council split in a vote on a Deerfield Parkway apartment rezoning, with the 4-3 vote denying the 256-unit apartment complex application. Council members opposed to the rezoning didn't want the city to lose what little commercial property that is left for development. Only 114 acres of property would remain that would allow uses such as retail and office if the 21-acre property had been rezoned for the residential use. The property is located on Deerfield Parkway next door to the office park where City Hall can be found, and is across the street from a Verizon Wireless office building. Walmart and Fry's Electronics are to the rear of the property. City Council Vote Crescent Resources wanted to build 12 units per acre on the …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Milton, Alpharetta residents asked for opinions during the second of four public meetings on a Livable Centers Initiative study using a $100,000 grant to plan the highway.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Don't forget tonight's meeting on the future of GA 9 and the immediate area around it from Bethny Bend in Milton to Mayfield Road in Alpharetta. What will GA 9 look like? This second public meeting on a Livable Centers Initiative study at Milton City Hall is your chance to have a say on its future. Add your comments about what should be developed along GA 9 at the end of this article. The meeting begins at 6 p.m., said Milton Planner Michelle McIntosh-Ross. “We’ve had good public turnout and response from this process so far, and we hope to see many more people at this meeting, too,” said McIntosh-Ross. This is the second of four public meetings held as part of a planning study of the GA 9 area from Bethany Bend in Milton to Mayfield Road …