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Sewer Repair Road Closures | Duncan Avenue & Evergreen Street | UPDATE

UPDATE | May 25, 2021 Work is completed and the road closures/detours are no longer required. The Duncan Avenue and Evergreen Street area will experience road closures and detours beginning Wednesday, May 19. Crews are repairing a sewer issue. Signs directing traffic through detours will be clearly marked and visible. Please use caution when driving in this area.



Pine Needle Park Public Meeting | June 22

The City will host a meeting on Tuesday, June 22 to receive public input for Pine Needle Park amenity suggestions. Pine Needle Park is a 61.35-acre park designed to enjoy the beautiful outdoors and fresh air. The park features two ponds and a large, green landscape with a fenced boundary. Construction is currently underway to include stormwater improvements, paved parking lot, and an earth mound with slides to delight all ages. Attendees will have the opportunity to give...



Basketball Skills Training Classes

The Department of Leisure Services is hosting free basketball skills training classes May 17 - June 30. Ages 5 - 10 are welcome. There is limited spacing so be sure to register today! Questions? Contact Leisure Services at 478-988-2860.



Plaque Honoring Blue Bird No. 1 Unveiled in Downtown Perry

Historic Downtown Perry is the home of the first Blue Bird bus. A plaque was unveiled at the corner of Ball and Commerce Streets to commemorate this history. Members of the Perry Area Historical Society, City of Perry Main Street Advisory Board, Downtown Development Authority, and Promotions Committee were present to hear Ellie Loudermilk, Perry Area Historical Society Director, read the history of the existing building. In 1927, Albert Luce constructed the bus body from steel,...



Fall Sports 2021 - Save the Date

The City of Perry Leisure Services Department announced registration dates for upcoming Fall sports activities. Registration for the following sports will be June 14 – July 16. Online registration will also be available. More information will be released in the coming weeks. Contact Leisure Services at 478-988-2860 with any questions.



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...



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...



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.



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...



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...



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



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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