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Affordable Housing Initiative - Notice Of Funding Availability (NOFA)

The Gwinnett Community Development Program announces availability of prior year funding for the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program, Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), and the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).

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Gwinnett again gets top ratings for refinancing bonds

Gwinnett again gets top ratings for refinancing bonds

Gwinnett County’s finances again placed in the top two percent of all U.S. counties after getting the highest possible scores from all three major ratings agencies for the 22nd consecutive year.

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2020 Proposed budget puts Board’s strategic priorities in focus

Gwinnett Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash presented a proposed $1.83 billion budget for fiscal year 2020 to the public and the Board of Commissioners during a briefing on November 19. After a public hearing on December 12 and opportunity for public input through the end of the year, commissioners will finalize the budget during their first meeting in January.

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Construction Activity Continues for I-85 Widening Project

Construction activity for the I-85 widening project will require lane closures this week along the corridor in Gwinnett, Barrow, and Jackson counties. 

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U.S. Census Bureau offers several ways to participate in 2020 count

U.S. Census Bureau offers several ways to participate in 2020 count

A new section of Alexander Park, located south of Lawrenceville on State Road 124, is opening up, featuring new playground equipment, a dog park, trails, additional parking, and restrooms.

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Prepare your plumbing for cold and freezing weather

Prepare your plumbing for cold and freezing weather

Fortunately, freezing weather does not happen often in Georgia. When it does, the best way to handle any sort of water emergency in your home — including broken pipes — is to be prepared before it happens.

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SPLOST: Alexander Park Phase II opening soon

SPLOST: Alexander Park Phase II opening soon

A new section of Alexander Park, located south of Lawrenceville on State Road 124, will open soon, featuring new playground equipment, a dog park, trails, additional parking, and restrooms.

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Gwinnett’s Veterans Day ceremony honors those who served

Gwinnett’s Veterans Day ceremony honors those who served

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, Gwinnett County recognized the men and women who served in the armed forces during its annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the Gwinnett Fallen Heroes Memorial on the grounds of the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center.

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Check your smoke alarms when you change your clocks

Check your smoke alarms when you change your clocks

This Sunday, November 3 at 2:00am, the clocks will “fall back” to 1:00am as Daylight Savings Time ends. Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services reminds you to change the batteries in your smoke alarms when you change your clocks!

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State EPD declares Level 1 drought, calls for water conservation

State EPD declares Level 1 drought, calls for water conservation

Despite the recent rains, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division has declared a Level 1 drought response for 103 Georgia counties, including Gwinnett. 

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