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Southern Living's "The South's Best Small Towns 2017" 
Dahlonega, Georgia was recently featured on Southern Living's "The South's Best Small Towns 2017" list!  The City's art galleries, locally owned shops, wine tasting rooms & restaurants, historic architecture, and genuine southern charm & hospitality make Dahlonega stand out from the rest! Oh, and don't forget the beautiful mountain views!
 
Read the full article here.
Celebrating Success
On March 14th the Downtown Development Authority hosted Celebrating Success, a night to honor investments in the central business district. Over 20 awards were given for investments in downtown buildings and businesses, partnerships with the DDA, volunteer time given to the City and sponsorships. 
For a complete list of award recipients click here
Upcoming Improvements to Downtown
This spring, we’ll see a cooperative effort with partial funding from the Georgia DOT through its Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant.  This will bring fresh asphalt to portions of Choice Street, Alma Street, Torrington Road, Memorial Drive and Derrick Street.  Later in the summer, the City plans to resurface South Chestatee and a stretch of Main Street from Grove Street to Sunset Drive as part of a larger project that will also include sidewalk upgrades and other modifications to walkways to increase Dahlonega’s level of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Around Your City
Just in time for Spring, the daffodil planted downtown have bloomed! Thanks goes to Biker Mike, Nancy Lovingood and Tom Joyner for planting the bulbs this past January. 
The infrastructure projects are continuing. The connection of individual customer service lines should take place this week following completion of mandated testing of the new water main. Once the connections above are made, reconstruction of sidewalks, rebuilding planter beds and putting the pedestrian amenities can begin. Asphalt replacement will begin as soon as possible, thereafter.
 
Thank you to everyone for their patience as inconveniences occur! 
Employee Spotlight
This month's Employee Spotlight is Mike Crann, better known as "Biker Mike"! He came to Dahlonega in 2007 when looking for a new town to settle in and after one look at downtown  he decided this was where he belonged. After serving as a volunteer for 10 years, Biker Mike is now an official employee of the City of Dahlonega. He is now the City's landscaping specialist working to keep the city clean and beautifully maintained.  With 60 years of experience and knowledge he has been a great asset to our team.  You may see him pop into Picnic Cafe for a quick coffee break and to say hello to friends but besides that he is always out working hard to ensure Dahlonega is a city people want to live in and visit. 
 
Want to see someone you know featured in the next Employee Spotlight? Nominate them today!
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COUNCIL CORNER
Meeting Minutes & Agendas
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2017 Council Meeting Dates:
The City Council holds regular council meetings at 6 PM at City Hall.
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • July 11
  • August 1
  • September 5
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4
*View the City calendar for the most up to date information. 
CONTACT US
465 Riley Road
Dahlonega, GA 30533
706-864-6133
Staff Directory
dahlonega-ga.gov

 
AFTER HOUR EMERGENCIES
For water & sewer emergencies after 5 PM and on the weekends, please dial (706) 864-3333. For all other emergencies, please dial 911.
 
CITY CALENDAR
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MISSION STATEMENT
Set in rural Appalachia, Dahlonega is a beautiful, thriving community of historic significance, academic excellence, and military renown. A City of Excellence, Dahlonega provides quality services through ethical leadership and fiscal stability, in full partnership with the people who choose to live, work, and visit.

VISION STATEMENT
To be an open, honest, and responsive city, balancing preservation and growth, and delivering quality services in a fair and equitable manner by being good stewards of Dahlonega’s resources.

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