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Coming Soon: Johns Creek’s LARGEST Park ~ Cauley Creek Park

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City Council recently approved the Master Plans for Cauley Creek Park. A robust 195 Acres along the Chattahoochee River, will have plenty of active & passive recreation. Johns Creek’s Largest Park, known as Cauley Creek Park will be located at 7355 Bell Rd, Johns Creek, GA 30097 It is estimated to cost $27million to build out …

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Dean Gardens: Sold to ANOTHER Developer

Advocates for the preservation of parkland were given another crushing blow as Lennar sold Dean Gardens to “Jen Partners LLC”, with Ashton Woods designated as the builder for nearly $14.3million (in 2 transactions). A far cry from the rumored asking price of $18million pedaled from some in City Hall, as an excuse not to buy …

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A Development Authority for Johns Creek? Just Say No

Amazon is presently inviting US cities to outbid each other in a contest to host its “second headquarters”, waving the promise of 50,000 jobs and $5bn of investment in front of the winning applicant. Maryland offered $5bn of tax incentives – dollar for dollar the same as the pledged investment – for the company to …

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Johns Creek and 141: What’s Really Driving Our Traffic?

Over the last few years, no road has been discussed more in Johns Creek as to what to do to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion than Medlock Bridge Road(or 141).  The objective is to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion.  It has always been this author’s contention that unless we have defined the problem, …

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City Council Candidates Voter Guide: 2017

/ Election Day is Tuesday, Nov 7th. 7 am – 8 pm Voting will be at your assigned poll. Find your Polling Location here!   Why do you want to be a Councilperson? – Discuss 1 Tax you want to reform, if not, why? – How do you think the traffic woes should be improved? …

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Comprehensive Land Use Plan Draft Update: New Timeline

 At the City Council meeting Monday night, Community Development Director Sharon Ebert gave an update to the Comprehensive Land Use Plan Draft. She has received feedback from over 200 residents. She requested Council to extend the timeline and create a second draft (to lower the density and make the document easier to read), which will be …

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What does Johns Creek, GA, and Houston, TX have in common?

Houston, TX is a very large city in the USA, now ranked #4 in population and size. So how could little Johns Creek have anything in common?  Recently we witnessed some horrific flooding in Houston from Hurricane Harvey, so….how does this apply to Johns Creek? Remember that Houston is the fastest growing city in Texas …

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