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Animal Advisory Council hosts public hearing on ordinance changes

The Gwinnett County Animal Advisory Council will host a public hearing on proposed changes to the Gwinnett County Animal Control Ordinance. The hearing will be held Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 7:15pm at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Dr. in Lawrenceville.

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Award-Winning Government

Many local, state, and national organizations recognized Gwinnett County during 2014 for delivering excellent services to residents and implementing innovative programs.

View a summary of 2014 accomplishments and a list of awards the County received.

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Chairman Nash gives big picture view in 2015 State of the County speech

Gwinnett Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash delivered her fifth annual State of the County speech (read the text or watch the video) on February 19, 2015, at Gwinnett Center in Duluth. Accompanied by stunning aerial videos flying over Gwinnett landmarks, she focused on the “big picture” as “a reminder of just how big and complex this community is—and how much opportunity we’re blessed to have.”

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Winter weather safety tips

With temperatures getting colder and the potential for icy conditions on the rise, Gwinnett Fire and Emergency Services encourages every household to prepare an emergency kit that contains the following items:

  • Flashlights and extra batteries
  • Battery-powered NOAA weather radio and a portable AM/FM radio
  • Non-perishable foods and water
  • First-aid supplies
  • Blankets, sleeping bags, and extra clothing
  • A fully-charged cell phone
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Atlanta Regional Commission seeks public input

The Atlanta Regional Commission recently announced Phase II of its online survey. This survey is an influential step in the development of the region's plan. The survey focuses on new technologies and innovations that may impact where and how residents travel and live over the next quarter century. The input gathered through this survey will help the ARC develop and update the Region's Plan, which is a long-range comprehensive plan for transportation, land use, community development, water quality, workforce training, arts and culture, as well as aging and health resources.

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