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Downtown Development Authority Receives Award for Gas Incentive Program

The City of Perry Downtown Development Authority (DDA) received a Member Award from the Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia (MGAG) at their 2021 Annual Membership Meeting on May 6. The award recognizes the authority’s outstanding achievement of their Natural Gas Incentive Program. In September 2020, the DDA presented a $26,400 check to Morning by Morning Coffee Company for participating in the program. Qualified restaurants are eligible for up to fifty percent reimbursement of the...



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Interfor Invests $30 Million in Expanding Sawmill in Perry

Interfor, a company specializing in forest products and the largest lumber producer in Georgia, announced the company will invest $30 million in expanding theirt sawmill operations in Perry. “We are excited to further invest in the Perry team and community. This operation has a dedicated and proven team of employees with a history of success with upgrade work,” said Vice President of Southern Operations for Interfor Bruce Luxmoore. “The expansion will increase consumption of the...



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Citizens Asked to Share Thoughts on Comprehensive Plan

The City of Perry is partnering with the Middle Georgia Regional Commission to solicit input for the upcoming Houston County Comprehensive Plan. Citizens are asked to complete a brief survery to share their thoughts about quality of life amenities, future focus points, and identifying Perry’s strengths and weaknesses. Taking a few minutes to let us know their thoughts will greatly impact the Perry experience in the future. Survey Survey extended to Friday, May 28, 2021.



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City of Perry Recognizes City Clerk

The City of Perry recognized City Clerk Annie Warren during Professional Municipal Clerks Week. The Office of the Professional Municipal Clerk is the oldest among public servants and provides the professional link between citizens and the local governing bodies and agencies of government at other levels. They serve as the information center on functions of local government and community. Ms. Warren serves as the custodian of the City Seal and all records adopted by Mayor and...



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Celebrating National Historic Preservation Month

We proudly recognize May as National Historic Preservation Month. The National Trust for Historic Preservation was established in 1973 as a way to promote historic places for the purpose of instilling national and community pride, promoting heritage tourism, and showing the social and economic benefits of historic preservation. Mrs. Ellie Loudermilk, president of the Perry Area Historical Society, is pictured with City of Perry Downtown Manager Jazmin Thomas, and Mayor...



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Downtown Perry Wine Tasting Event May 21

With more wine stops than ever, make your way around the downtown district, stopping into the many businesses for wine samples. Be sure to enjoy food and beverages from the various restaurants and pick up something fun from one of the shops! We will be setting the mood with sounds from the DJ, so plan to make it a night on the town! All event-goers must be 21 years of age or older. Government issued ID is required at check-in. Tickets are $30. Purchase Tickets



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Fiscal Year 2022 Proposed Operating Budget

The official public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at the Perry Events Center (1121 Macon Road). The meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. Public input is welcome. _______________________ May 4, 2021 Mayor and Council City of Perry 1211 Washington Street Perry, Georgia 31069 Re: Recommended FY-2022 Operating Budget Honorable Elected Officials: Provided for your review and consideration is the recommended FY-2022 Recommended Operating Budget. This budget...



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Downtown Traffic Changes

Traffic lights will be removed from the intersections of Carroll Street/Jernigan Street and Main Street/Jernigan Street. This will allow traffic to move freely on Carroll Street and Main Street. Please use caution and patience as we implement this new traffic change.



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Perry Fire & Emergency Services Promotions

On April 20, 2021 Mayor and Council approved the reoganization of Perry Fire & Emergency Services and promotions of the fire executive staff. Assistant Fire Chief Kirk Crumpton has been with the fire department since 2004 and is responsible for fire department operations. He will directly oversee the Fire Captains, shift commanders, and direct policy and procedures for operations. He also manages the department’s logistics (uniforms, tools, equipment, etc.), and assists with...



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Criminal Record Restriction Day

Criminal Record Restriction Day The Perry Police Department, Trust Initiative, and other participating agencies, are hosting Criminal Record Restriction Day on April 24, 2021 from 10:00 A.M.- 2:00 P.M. at the Perry Events Center. Your criminal record may be eligible for restriction if: You have not been convicted Certain misdemeanors while under the age of 21 Completed a pre-trial intervention (PTI)/diversion program Completed first offender case: sealed If your case...



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Dogwood Derby Set For April 10 POSTPONED

UPDATE (April 9, 2021): Due to forecasted inclement weather, the Dogwood Derby is postponed. A rescheduled date for the event will be announced once available. Dogwood Derby Set for April 10 The official City of Perry Dogwood Derby will be held in Historic Downtown Perry on Saturday, April 10. The event is free to attend from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. An officially sanctioned Perry Dogwood Festival event, the public is invited to spend the morning watching derby cars of all...



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Citizen Report | Fiscal Year 2020

Citizen Report | Fiscal Year 2020 Interested to see where your City taxpayer dollars went during the 2020 fiscal year? Our Citizen Report breaks down where money was spent in our community. View Report Note: The publication is best viewed in full screen mode.



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