Tennis courts sail to top of PTC repair list

Take heart, tennis-playing citizens of Peachtree City. Funds to repair the city’s four public tennis courts have been allocated and the project is at the top of the city’s priority list.

It will take up to $260,000 to get the work done at the Blue Smoke, Smokerise, Glenloch and Braelinn courts, according to city staff. But it will make all the courts playable again, whereas several have been closed for some time due to significant problems with the playing surface. Read More»

PTC announces graduation sign rules

Peachtree City officials are reminding proud parents of the rules for graduation banners and signs.

As long as the banners and signs meet the following criteria there is no need to get a sign permit from City Hall.

Up to two graduation banners are allowed at subdivision entrances for one month beginning May 1. They cannot be larger than 35 sq. ft. and cannot be taller than five feet.

Also, the banners must be attached to stakes in the ground, not fences, trees, utility poles, utility boxes or signs, officials said. Banners must be removed by June 12, officials said. Read More»

PTC police ask for 'Victory' motorcycle

With the lease on its Harley Davidson motorcycle ending next month, the Peachtree City Police Department is asking the city council to approve the purchase of a different brand.

The item was added to the agenda Wednesday afternoon for tonight’s council meeting. Read More»

Bigger signs, gas station rules on F’ville Council April 19 menu

t looks like more and bigger signs will be coming to Fayetteville, but gas stations inside the city still can’t have more than six double-sided pumps. Read More»

PTC Council to make bond spending priority decisions Thurs.

With less than $2 million left in proceeds from Peachtree City’s public facilities improvement bond, big decisions remain.

Specifically the City Council will decide what projects will make the cut for the remaining funding and which ones will have to wait. Those discussions will take place at Thursday night’s regular council meeting at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Read More»

Auditors give PTC finances a thumbs-up

Imker reminds of plan to reduce reserve amount $1M next year

Peachtree City received a clean audit of its financial operations for the year ending Sept. 30, 2011, according to the accounting firm of Mauldin and Jenkins.

Auditor Miller Edwards noted that the city at year’s end had $9 million in fund balance available, which represents about four months worth of operating capital and a year-end increase of $900,000.

“My hat’s off to you. You’ve got a strong financial position as of Sept. 30,” Edwards said. “A good financial position.” Read More»

Residential stormwater bills due May 1 in PTC

It’s that time of year again, as Peachtree City residential stormwater bills are due by May 1.

The bills are based on the amount of impervious surface on a given parcel and is due from all property owners. Those who are leasing a property are asked to forward the bill to the property owner, city officials said. Read More»

PTC disc golf course to close for renovations

Peachtree City’s disc golf course will be closed for renovations starting April 22, officials said.

Local Boy Scout Alan Bowers will refurbish the tee boxes and will remove the baskets so they can be sandblasted, powder coated and reinstalled, city officials said.

The course is located across Willowbend Road from City Hall adjacent to the First Presbyterian and First Baptist church campuses along Ga. Highway 54. Nestled in the woods, it may be one of the stealthiest recreation opportunities in Peachtree City.

The renovations are expected to be complete by May 27. Read More»

ONE PTC campaign kicks off Sunday

Peachtree City is gearing up for the future, and officials are hoping for a significant amount of public input to help shape the vision.

This Sunday the ONE Peachtree City planning campaign will kickoff at City Hall from 2-4 p.m. in the new community room on the lower level.

The process is a visioning exercise as the city looks at what the future holds for residential and commercial development, redevelopment issues, and more as the city continues to evolve. Read More»

F’ville moves toward sign rules changes

Changes are coming to the Fayetteville sign ordinance. The City Council on April 5 heard the first reading of a proposed ordinance change that will give businesses the ability to enhance the way they advertise by altering the way square footage is calculated and, in some cases, allowing two wall signs instead of the one now permitted.

The proposed changes were initially discussed at the City Council retreat held on March 9. Read More»

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