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Perry Receives Over $1 Million for Housing Improvements

The City of Perry received over one million dollars from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to address housing issues in the Perry community. Georgia DCA Commissioner Christopher Nunn presented two checks for a combined total of $1,048,651 in federal community development assistance. The funding was distributed through the Georgia Community Block Grant (CDBG) and the Community Home Investment Program (CHIP) state programs. Perry received $748,561 through the CDBG program...



Perry Recognized for Comprehensive Planning

The City of Perry renewed their statewide distinction in the Georgia Department of Community Affairs PlanFirst program. The City was first awarded this designation in 2017. The program recognizes the excellence in comprehensive planning and rewards communities that clearly demonstrate an established pattern of successfully implementing their Local Comprehensive Plan. Mayor Walker commented, “it is absolutely critical to plan. We started out around eight years ago with a very...



Are You Our Next DDA Board Member?

We're looking for our next Downtown Development Authority (DDA) member! The Downtown Development Authority is an active volunteer board works to enhance the economic vitality of Downtown Perry. The DDA also serves as the Economic Vitality umbrella organization for the Perry Main Street program. Board members should have a true interest in the downtown development. Interested? Our Statement of Interest package explains what a successful board member looks like and what you can...



Legacy Park Honors Veterans

We were honored to host several veterans at the Legacy Park memorial signage unveiling. Legacy Park is one of Perry’s newest passive parks dedicated to our veterans and those who made Perry into the thriving city it is today. Visitors enjoy a tranquil reflection pool, picnic tables, and a serene landscape. Thank you to Georgia Georgia Water & Environmental Services who generously donated the sign’s material, labor, and installation costs. Legacy Park is located at the...



Stuff The Cruiser 2020

Help spread cheer throughout the holidays by taking part in the Perry Police Department’s ‘Stuff the Cruiser’ fundraiser benefiting the Perry Volunteer Outreach. Come out on Saturday, December 5th, from 8 AM through 2 PM to help stuff the cruiser for the holidays at the Perry Walmart. They will be collecting non-perishable food items and cash donations!



City Hall Closed for Veterans Day

All non-essential City of Perry offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 to observe Veterans Day. Trash Pickup Information For This Week: Residential trash and recycling will continue as usual. Yard debris and bulk waste on regular Wednesday routes will be picked up on Thursday and Friday.



City of Perry Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting for Twenty Years

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the City of Perry for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019. The City of Perry has received this recognition twenty times since 1996. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting. This award...



City of Perry Named WaterFirst Community

The City of Perry received the WaterFirst Community designation by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) at the November 3 council meeting. The WaterFirst program was launched in 2002 as a voluntary partnership between local governments, state agencies, and other organizations that work together to improve quality of life through the wise management and protection of water resources. A community receives this prestigious designation by going above and beyond state water...



November Fall Fitness Series

Raise your hands if you're ready to burn off some Halloween candy! The City of Perry's FREE Fall Fitness Series continues in November with even MORE free outdoor workouts! Our expanded series now features Sunrise and Sunset Sessions - meaning you will have two opportunities to participate in FREE outdoor workouts EVERY Saturday in November! Join us every Saturday morning at Heritage Oaks Park (2021 Sam Nunn Blvd.) at 9 AM to start your day with a FREE outdoor workout and then join us...



Water Main Repair/Boil Water Advisory – New Haven/Gurr Road

BOIL WATER & WATER MAIN REPAIRS Affected Neighborhoods: Bridgeport Lane Haven Way Worchester Circle Ellington Court Kendall Court Winsted Court Rockport Court Norwalk Court Milford Circle New Hope Drive Bridgeport Lane ESG Operations, Inc. crews are working diligently to restore water to the areas listed above. Once water service resumes – affected residents will be under a Boil Water Advisory. A potential health hazard may exist in these areas of...



Sandler Nonwoven Career Fair

The City of Perry Office of Economic Development is pleased is announce the Sandler Nonwoven Corporation Career Fair! Sandler Nonwoven is experiencing HUGE growth and expansion that requires a team of inspired individuals, who are eager to continue this successful momentum. October 22, 2020 | 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Perry Arts Center | 1121 Macon Road, Perry The company suggests to dress professionally and bring an updated resume. Positions for Industrial Manufacturing, Quality...



Pet Halloween Costume Contest

We want to see your “fur baby’s” Halloween costume! You could win prizes from our Leisure Services Department! Entries are accepted October 15 – 29. Winners announced October 31 at Noon! Submit your furry friend’s picture. Entries accepted through October 29 at 5:00 p.m. Photos uploaded after 5:00 p.m. will not be entered into the contest. Vote for your favorite! Voting begins October 29 at 7:00 p.m. and ends October 30 at 11:59 p.m. Prizes &...



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