Friday, May 3, 2013
The city of Lilburn needs part-time workers to help maintain park grounds.
The city of Lilburn is hiring for part-time park attendants. Responsibilities for the person(s) in this position include: maintaining the cleanliness and appearance of Lilburn City Park and the Camp Creek Greenway, ensuring that the general public obeys park rules, and serving as a point of contact for citizens during special events in the park or greenway, among others. Minimum qualifications are: • Must be at least 18 years of age. • Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. • Must possess a valid State of Georgia Driver’s License. • Must be able to obtain Basic First Aid/CPR certification. • Must be able to interact with the general public in a positive way. • Must provide a motor vehicle record for the past three years at the time …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Lilburn's annual "Great American Clean Up" takes place April 27.
Thursday, April 11
In celebration of Earth Day, the city of Lilburn is hosting its annual "Great American Clean Up" later this month. The event is 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., April 27, at Lilburn City Hall’s overflow parking lot. This will be a time when residents can clean out the clutter in their homes or offices, and clean up Lilburn in the process. Recycle bins, as well as Dumpsters will be available. According to the city of Lilburn, there will be several new additions to this year's clean up: Other on-site services will be: Visit the company websites listed above for more information concerning what materials are acceptable. The city of Lilburn also notes that businesses are welcome to participate in all recycling opportunities, except for tire recycling. …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Authorities were able to positively identify the deceased man as a Lawrenceville resident.
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Tuesday, April 9
Lilburn Police have identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed by a car off Pleasant Hill Road last Sunday (April 7). According to a Lilburn Police Department news release, the deceased man was a Lawrenceville resident. Authorities were able to positively identify the man with the help of immediate family this morning, but police are withholding his name pending notification of other family members. "The Lilburn Police Department would like to thank the community’s response to this incident," continues the statement. The department sent out a news release Monday asking for the public's help in identifying the man who was hit while crossing the road around 8:45 p.m. the previous day. The unidentified man was transported to the …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Lilburn Police Department is trying to identify a pedestrian who was struck and killed April 7 on Pleasant Hill Road.
UPDATE 4 p.m., April 8: The man has been identified as a Lawrenceville resident. ------------- The Lilburn Police Department needs the community's help in identifying a man who was struck and killed while crossing the road on April 7. Police say a vehicle traveling northbound on Pleasant Hill Road hit the man, as he was crossing at a dimly lit section about 8:45 p.m. on Sunday. An initial investigation determined that speed was not a factor, and no charges are pending against the driver, according to a police department press release. The unidentified man was transported to the Eastside Medical Center, where he died from his injuries, Lilburn police said. Police describe the man as Hispanic, about 25 to 35 years old, with short black hair…
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The city of Lilburn is working to help homeless pets find forever homes.
Wednesday, April 3
The city of Lilburn is one of the newest partners of Homeless Pet Clubs of America, an Atlanta-based organization that helps students, civic leaders and business partners promote animal welfare. The city joined in March "in effort to create awareness and help reduce the number of homeless pets in the Gwinnett area," according to the city's newsletter. It will be working with the Gwinnett County Animal Shelter. As a business club, the city of Lilburn will sponsor a shelter animal for free, and then use social media and word of mouth to find a home for the animal. Currently, the city is sponsoring a miniature pinscher named "Ceba," according to the city newsletter. As with other sponsored animals, the shelter pledges to keep the animal until…
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The city of Lilburn is down one council member, and may not reach a quorum for its April meeting.
Update March 28, 11:50 a.m.: Dr. Scott Batterton and Mayor Johnny Crist are expected to be out of town on April 8, according to the city clerk. ---------- Officials have announced that the city of Lilburn is cancelling the April 8 meeting because there may not be enough people present to vote. A notice sent to the media indicates that the meeting was called off "due to the potential lack of a quorum." "Regular meeting schedule for the second Monday of each month will resume on May 13, 2013," it read. Among other things, the April meeting was supposed to include a city update by the mayor. The meeting would have been the first held since Councilman Thomas Wight announced he was taking a six-month sabbatical to go hiking. He leaves April 3, …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Lilburn officials joined with other cyclist on March 26 for the annual Georgia Rides to the Capitol event.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Councilman Thomas Wight is taking a six-month sabbatical to hike the Pacific Crest Trail.
Updated March 14, 6:30 p.m.: We asked the city of Lilburn regarding leaves of absence of elected officials. And, according to City Manager Bill Johnsa: "The City Charter does not address a prolonged absence or mandate regarding attendance. The City Boards and Commissions have attendance requirements that do not pertain to elected officials." ------------ A little over a year into his council post, Thomas Wight has decided it's time to take a break. According to city spokeswoman Nikki Young, the Lilburn councilman is taking a six-month sabbatical to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. The decision was made public on March 12 in a press release. From April 3 to Sept. 23, Wight plans to walk the entire trail, which runs from Mexico to Canada …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
The monthly meeting begins with a 6:30 p.m. work session, followed by the 7:30 p.m. council meeting.
Sunday, March 10
ilburn City Council will meet Monday, March 11 for its regular meeting of the month. The 7:30 p.m. meeting will be preceded by a work session at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at City Hall. You may view the full agenda documents on the city's website. In both the work session and the regular meeting, council will discuss/vote on: In addition, at the regular meeting, there will be:
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Thanks to a reallocation of funds from the Lilburn CID, the total SPLOST contribution is now $809,000.
Wednesday, March 6
The Gwinnett County board of commissioners approved an agreement Tuesday with the city of Lilburn to provide additional funding for the Main Street relocation project. The additional funding amounts to $164,000, which is coming from a reallocation of SPLOST dollars from the Lilburn Community Improvement District. Recently, the county asked all of the community improvement districts to consider such changes to help projects that were "shovel-ready." In 2011, Gwinnett County provided an initial SPLOST sales tax allocation of approximately $645,000 for construction of the Main Street project. With the additional Lilburn CID reallocation, the total SPLOST contribution is now $809,000. -- Do you think the Main Street realignment project is a …