Most of Lilburn's governmental affairs are handled inside the walls of the Calvin Fitchett Municipal Building --…More which houses city hall -- in the heart of Old Town Lilburn, adjacent to the Lilburn City Park.
City Hall houses virtually all of the city's government offices, including the mayor and city manager's offices, the Lilburn Police Department and the Lilburn Municipal Court. Other departments include city clerk, finance, public works, marketing and events, sanitation, streets and parks and recreation.
The city council meets the second Monday of each month at 7:30 pm in the auditorium. The city's boards and commissions also meet in the auditorium on a regular basis. Most meetings are open to the public.
aWith 28 sworn-in officers, the Lilburn Police Department patrols within the city limits, offering service 24 hours a…More day, seven days a week.
The police station is located within the Calvin Fitchett Municipal Complex, located in downtown Lilburn, adjacent to Lilburn City Park.
John Davidson is the Chief of Police.
The department reports speedy response times, typically less than three minutes for emergencies and less than five minutes on routine calls.
The department's Uniform Patrol Section includes 13 officers, four sergeants, two lieutenants and a captain. Officers patrol public places and neighborhoods, respond to emergency and criminal calls and provide security for city events. Duties also include community outreach, such as watching over residential homes when residents are on vacation.
Three investigators are assigned to the Criminal Investigations Section, which follows up on criminal cases, when necessary.
The Community Response Team of the Operations Division works with residents and businesses on crime-prevention programs.
The Lilburn Municipal Court, located in the police department wing of the Calvin Fitchett Municipal Center, hears…More cases the first two Tuesdays of each month at 9am and the second two Tuesdays at 3:30pm. Most of the cases are traffic-related, from speeding to DUI.
The judge is Charles Barrett III, solicitor is Jeffrey Kwiatkowski and court clerks are Terese Stults and Kathleen Rault (assistant).
Many traffic violations are non-mandatory court appearances, unless you want to enter a plea other than guilty. Pay fines at the Court Clerk's Office or online with a credit card.
Failure to appear for cases will result in a bench warrant. Defendants are allowed one continuance if they are unable to appear on the scheduled court date.