Monday, April 8, 2013
Joe Lockwood was the guest speaker Monday and shared tales of the still young city's growth and its sense of community.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Your editor is a member of the Windward Rotary Club. If you want your civic organization's news and happenings on Alpharetta-Milton Patch, you can announce something to everyone or put an event on the calendar. Better yet, how about considering starting your own blog on Patch? Milton Mayor Joe Lockwood joined the Windward Rotary Club for lunch Monday, and he described governing in the relatively young city, telling tales of how it has grown. Lockwood shared tales of balancing the first budget, which at first pass was more than a half million dollars off. He also described how the city succesfully started offering services with the help of a private contractor, but transitioned later to hire its own staff and provide city …
Monday, December 10, 2012
The Mayor's Holiday Open House will be Saturday, Dec. 15.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Milton's Mayor and City Council are throwing a holiday bash, and the entire city is invited to attend. They want to create the most welcoming, inclusive community in the state, so they are holding the Mayor's Holiday Open House hosted by City Council Saturday, Dec. 15 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the home of Mayor Joe Lockwood on Dorris Road. All food and drinks will be donated by City Council and local businesses, according to a release from the city. Don't worry about where to park. The city has arranged for shuttles to take you from Milton High School to the Mayor's home – and back. Handicapped parking only will be available at the home, 375 Dorris Road in Milton (click here for directions). To RSVP, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and …
Sunday, August 19, 2012
The losing mayor will be serving on the lunch line of the winning high school.
Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle and Milton Mayor Joe Lockwood have put bragging rights for their cities on the line with a bet over the Alpharetta Raiders vs. Milton Eagles high school football game on Aug. 31. Belle Isle called the Mayor's Challenge "most aptly named" and taken on at Alpharetta High's urging. "There is a bet, I talked to Joe Lockwood about this," Alpharetta's Mayor said at the Aug. 13 City Council meeting. "The loser gets to serve lunch for the other school." "I will be happy to serve," Belle Isle said. "It's not going to happen, anyway. Alpharetta High School is going to win easily." The two mayors plan to be present at the first game of the high school football season for both teams, which will be Alpharetta's home …