News Line for Milton

Milton: Equestrian center not on radar
Milton is known for its horses and riding culture. Many of the back roads in the north of the city have horse farms lining both sides of the street. However, the residents still depend upon neighboring Alpharetta's equestrian center and horse park for large events, being the largest in the region.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Milton researches greenspace options
Last week, Milton hosted several members of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). And they are on a mission. The four members, from cities around the country, came to Milton as part of a project to bolster the city's options on tackling greenspace.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Milton buys land for City Hall
Milton is enacting plans to build its own City Hall. At their Feb. 3 meeting, the City Council unanimously voted to make an offer for roughly $950,000 to buy two parcels of land behind the shops on Crabapple Road, totaling about 2.5 acres of land.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Johns Creek's desire for shared rec services meets with nods
With the blessings of the new City Council, Johns Creek Mayor Mike Bodker is pursuing more bilateral or multilateral partnerships with other North Fulton cities for mutual benefit, and the top of his list is recreation and parks.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Milton extends rezoning moratorium
Milton's elected officials voted Feb. 3 to extend for five months the city's moratorium on rezoning applications across multiple residential districts in the city.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Milton city manager credentialed by ICMA
Milton City Manager Chris Lagerbloom recently received the credentialed manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Milton earns Small Agency Achievement Award for human resources
Milton's Human Resources Department was recently awarded the Small Agency Achievement Award from the Georgia Local Government Personnel Association (GLGPA).
Source: NorthFulton.com

Preserve Rural Milton Initiative gains momentum
The Milton City Council's decision to pass a 30-day moratorium on zoning applications is a step in the right direction, say members of Preserve Rural Milton Initiative.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Milton's community development director tough, but fair
If you're thinking of breaking a rule or two or maybe even go as far as to violate code regarding community development in Milton, you're in for a big surprise.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Event facility in Milton draws neighbor's anger
A proposed event facility on Hopewell Road has split this community.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Milton to see housing boom in 2014
Anyone driving through Milton's back roads may have seen an unusual amount of building activity. According to the city, this construction will continue and expand in the coming year.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Residents give input on Crabapple streetscape
The Milton Public Works Department held an open house Thursday, Nov. 14, for the community to review and provide feedback on potential improvements to the Crabapple area streetscape.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Deerfield apartments denied again by Milton City Council
The mayor and Milton City Council once again denied Crescent Communities' request for a use permit to build 256 apartment units in the Deerfield Parkway area in a unanimous vote at their Oct. 21 meeting.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Milton's new K-9 to start soon
Officer Christopher Ward, Milton's newest K-9 officer, introduced his new K-9 partner, Branco, to the Citizens' Police Academy Oct. 16.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Milton considers opportunity zone for Deerfield corridor
Milton's Economic Development Manager Bill O'Connor wants the city to apply for the state's opportunity zone job tax credit program.
Source: NorthFulton.com