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Animal Control is sprucing up for spring

The Gwinnett County Animal Welfare and Enforcement Center is having a spring cleaning day on Saturday, April 19 beginning at 9:30am. 

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Gwinnett County invites you to celebrate Earth Day

Please join the Solid Waste Division on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Coolray Field, home of the Gwinnett Braves as we celebrate Mother Earth by hosting a free recycling event. This event will feature electronics recycling ($10 cash fee per TV), tire recycling (limit eight tires per vehicle; no dealer tires), and paint collection (limit five one-gallon cans per vehicle; no paint thinners, stains, spackle, oil paint cans, rusted paint cans, or dried-up paint). Please bring your gently used or old sneakers to be donated to those in need or recycled into surfaces for local playgrounds and running tracks. Residents can enjoy free kids’ activities and touch-a-truck, and will have the opportunity to meet their haulers.

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Gwinnett County Celebrates Safety This April

Gwinnett County is observing this year’s theme of Ready and Resilient Counties: Prepare. Re­spond. Thrive. by providing helpful information on how Gwinnett County residents can pre­pare for and respond to natural or manmade emergencies. 

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Tax Assessors Board mails annual assessment notices

Gwinnett County property owners will soon get the official assessment of their property’s value. Chief Appraiser Steve Pruitt said the Board of Assessors mailed approximately 260,000 annual notices of current assessment to residential and commercial real property owners on Friday, April 4, 2014. State law dictates the specific information to be included in the notice of current assessment, such as the property’s 2014 value, an estimate of taxes to be paid by the property owner based upon the 2013 millage rates and information on how to file an appeal of the value. 

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Citizens suggest projects for transportation funding

The Citizen Project Selection Committee on transportation presented its recommendations to commissioners on Tuesday, April 1 for projects to be funded by the new three-year SPLOST program. April 1 also marked the first day of collections for the new sales tax. Commissioners are expected to vote on final allocations on April 16.

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