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New Year Garbage Pickup Information

New Year Garbage & Recycling Pickup Information Is Friday your normal collection day? If so, this information applies to you… Residential garbage – pick up on Saturday Yard debris and bulk waste – pick up next week



Heating Energy Assistance

During the winter, many of us enjoy the comfort of a warm, cozy home. But thousands of low-income Georgians, including the elderly and disabled, often must choose between staying warm and buying food or paying for medication. As a result, many suffer from the cold weather because they are unable to pay their heating bills. To help with this problem, the City of Perry has partnered with the Heating Energy Assistance Team (HEAT), Inc. Launched in 1983, HEAT provides energy assistance to...



Rockin Around Rotary

Come celebrate the holidays on the White Tail Trail in Perry! Families are invited to enjoy a variety of free holiday themed activities that everyone can enjoy safely and independently on their own schedule! Additionally, we will also be hosting pop-up vendors, fun contests, and giveaways throughout the weekend, so make plans to get into the holiday spirit with us! Activity #1: Reindeer Roundup! Help! Santa’s reindeer are playing hide and seek on the White Tail Trail! Help Santa...



Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! City Hall is closed Thursday, November 26 – Friday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Garbage & Recycling Collection Normal Thursday route will pick up on Friday. Normal Friday route will pick up on Saturday. Yard Debris & Bulk Waste No pickup November 26 – 27. Normal pickup schedule resumes the following week.



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...



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