News Line for Suwanee

Sidewalks, intersections focus of residents’ 2014 SPLOST proposal
The day that collections began on Gwinnett’s newest Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, local residents presented commissioners with a plan to spend the $225 million expected to be raised for transportation projects.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Suwanee council approves increase in water rates, changes to fee schedule
Effective this July, the city of Suwanee’s water rates and water system administrative fee schedule will undergo a couple changes.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Sugar Hill, Snellville, Suwanee make homeownership list
Three Gwinnett cities were recognized in the top 10 best places for homeownership in Georgia, according to NerdWallet.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Suwanee celebrates top financial rating from Standard & Poor's
Suwanee’s credit rating is the best it can be. This week, city leaders announced that financial rating agency Standard & Poor’s upgraded Suwanee’s rating for general obligation bond debt to AAA.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

City of Suwanee receives AAA bond rating
Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has upgraded the city of Suwanee’s rating for its general obligation bond debt to AAA, the highest rating available.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Suwanee leaders discuss future growth
As kids rode bikes, people walked and shopped and visited local restaurants at Suwanee Town Center on Tuesday, inside City Hall, local residents, business leaders and city officials talked about what it takes to build a successful downtown.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Suwanee, Gwinnett win innovation awards from Atlanta Regional Commission
Two local communities were recognized for innovation as part of the Atlanta Regional Commission’s CREATE Community Local Government Awards program.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Suwanee recertified as green community
First certified in 2009, the city of Suwanee recently received another stamp of approval as a green community from the Atlanta Regional Commission
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Suwanee's historic Old Town added to national register
A process that began in Suwanee more than two years ago has received national distinction.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Suwanee recognizes officers, other city employees
Suwanee police officers and other employees were recognized recently by the City of Suwanee for service that exceeds expectations.
Source: Access North Georgia

Norcross, Suwanee mayors bet on championship game
With a pair of Gwinnett teams vying for the Class AAAAAA state football championship this weekend, the rivalry is getting political.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Mayors' pride also on the line in state AAAAAA championship football game
There’s a lot of pride – and bragging rights – riding on the Region 7 rivals’ championship game, and the mayors of Suwanee and Norcross want in on the fun.
Source: Access North Georgia

Suwanee Police Department reaccredited by national commission
The Suwanee Police Department has earned national reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, receiving recognition, according to CALEA, for “demonstrating a commitment to professional excellence in policy and practice.”
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post

Suwanee PD recognized for 'professional excellence in policy and practice'
The Suwanee Police Department has earned national re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), receiving recognition, according to CALEA, for “demonstrating a commitment to professional excellence in policy and practice.”
Source: Access North Georgia

Suwanee council OKs application process to request restricting on-street parking
An application process allowing residents to petition the city of Suwanee to restrict on-street parking drew criticism from a former city mayor Tuesday night.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post