Archive for March, 2010

Homestead Exemption for Sandy Springs Homeowners

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Deadline quickly approaching for Sandy Springs homeowners to file for their homestead exemption. You can apply for exemptions year-round by mail or in person; however, you must apply by April 1st to receive the exemption for that tax year.
If you purchased a home in 2009 or earlier, you have less than a week to file [...]

Sandy Springs to Participate in Earth Hour

[ March 27, 2010; 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Sandy Springs’ neighborhoods will join buildings around the globe for World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) annual Earth Hour by turning off non-essential lights on Saturday, March 27, at 8:30 p.m. local time. For 2010, Earth Hour Atlanta seeks metro area commitments to surpass previous participation and to make a lasting impact on energy savings.

The annual global [...]

Sandy Springs Census Information

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The 2010 Census has begun and the City of Sandy Springs is working to ensure that every resident is counted.
Beginning this month, census questionnaire forms will be mailed or delivered to households across the Country. The questionnaire asks only a few simple questions of each person: name, relationship, gender, age, date of birth, race and [...]

Sandy Springs to Tweak Privatization Model

[ March 16, 2010; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. April 20, 2010; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Sandy Springs is considering some changes to their privatized government model. With four years of experience in the privatized government concept, Sandy Springs wants to explore their options on outsourcing services.

Sandy Springs has more than a year to explore its options, and few expect it will dump the privatization model going forward. But it could make significant [...]

Summer Camps and Rec Class Registration

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Online registration for the Sandy Springs Recreation and Parks Department’s summer camps and classes will begin on March 15, 2010. There are opportunities for summer fun for all ages (preschool, youth, teens and adults)!
Summer camps and residencies offered will include Day Camp, Super Sports Camp, Gymnastics, Introduction to Tennis, Basketball, Soccer, Wrestling and Artsy Smartsy [...]

Sandy Springs is most affluent city in Georgia

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Sandy Springs named most most affluent area in Georgia and second most affluent in the South, slightly behind Arlington, Virginia and is also among the top 10 wealthiest areas in the nation.
In its rankings of 420 U.S. communities with populations above 75,000, Portfolio.com said Sandy Springs is the ninth-most affluent area in the United States. [...]