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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Avondale Estates Celebrates 40 Years as a Tree City USA

Tree City USA 40Years Plaque

For the 40th consecutive year, the city of Avondale Estates has been named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. The city also received its fourteenth Tree City USA Growth Award for its commitment to effective urban forest management. There are 133...

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Posted on: February 13, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 18, 2015

BOMC Reviewing Proposed Changes to Public Works Program

grey trash bin with the City of Avondale Estates logo in white with house in the background

On January 24, 2024, the Board of Mayors and Commissioners (BOMC) heard recommendations from City Manager Patrick Bryant on proposed changes to the public works program, including contracting solid waste and recycling services. This past fall, the city re...

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

City Welcomes New Deputy Chief

Headshot of Deputy Chief Jerry JD Branch

The city welcomes Deputy Chief Jerry “J.D.” Branch to the Avondale Estates Police Department. The deputy chief was sworn in on Jan. 10 at the Board of Mayor and Commissioners regular meeting.

Branch has been in law enforcement for 20 years and began his ca...

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Posted on: December 4, 2023

City Welcomes New City Clerk

Karina Reyna Headshot

The Board of Mayor and Commissioners (BOMC) confirmed the appointment of Karina Reyna as Avondale Estates' city clerk on Wednesday, Nov. 29. Her responsibilities include preparing for and managing the BOMC meetings, recording actions in public me...

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Posted on: November 1, 2023

Avondale Estates Receives Strong Credit Ratings

Sign in front of City Hall

The City of Avondale Estates has received exceptional credit ratings from Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s in support of the city’s anticipated $8.4 million Urban Redevelopment Agency Revenue Bonds Series 2023. Moody’s has assigned the city an initial Aa...

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Posted on: September 28, 2023

City Moves to Curbside Sanitation Pickup

Curbside Sanitation Service starting Monday, Oct. 2 with image of trash can at the curb

From Mayor Jonathan Elmore:

Over the past year, we have heard from city staff and residents regarding the back door sanitation service offered by the city. We have concluded that it is time to make a change and believe it is in the best interest of the cit...

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Posted on: September 19, 2023

Town Greens Snags Top Public Space Award

The Urban Land Institute Atlanta Development of Excellence in the Public Realm award (Town Green)

On September 14 at the Urban Land Institute of Atlanta’s (ULI) 27th Awards of Excellence program, Avondale Estates Town Green walked away with the Development of Excellence in the Public Realm award for promoting healthy, sustainable and equitab...

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Posted on: September 14, 2023

Construction to Start on Town Green Commercial Project

Drawing of two brick buildings adjacent to the Town Green viewed from the park

The vision for a vibrant retail and restaurant row adjacent to Avondale Estates' Town Green is one step closer to reality. In a little over a year, the Town Green will be fronted by restaurants, retail spaces, an abundance of outdoor seating, and...

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

Avondale Estates Named Top #15 Family-Friendly City

Avondale Estates, GA #15 Family-Friendly Cities Opendoor 2023

For the second year in a row, the City of Avondale Estates ranks #15 in the nation on Opendoor's Family-Friendly Cities list. According to Opendoor, if you’re seeking a small-town feel with big-city amenities nearby, look no further than Avondale...

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Posted on: August 10, 2023

Avondale Estates Keeps the Title of Best Small-Town Beer Scene

Beer in Avondale Estates to-go cup with type #1 Best Small Town Beer Scene

Following wins in 2021 and 2022, Avondale Estates again was voted Best Small Town Beer Scene in the nation for 2023.

A panel of experts along with USA Today's 10Best editors nominated 20 cities from across the United States for the 10Best Readers’ Choice A...

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Posted on: July 14, 2023

Avondale Estates Police Department Provides Wellness App to Personnel

AEPD shot of wellness app with buttons for peer support find a therapist and self assessment

The City of Avondale Estates Police Department (AEPD) has partnered with Cordico, a leader in public safety wellness technology, to provide a customized, confidential wellness app for AEPD personnel and their families to proactively address mental health ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2023

Avondale Estates Notice of Property Tax Increase

City Hall sign

The Governing Authority of the City of Avondale Estates has tentatively adopted a 2023 millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 10.42 percent. All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearings on this matter to be held at A...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Town Green Mixed-Use Project Moves Closer to Reality

Conceptual rendering of the Town Green Mixed-Use Project fronting N. Avondale Rd.

The vision for a vibrant retail and restaurant row adjacent to Avondale Estates' Town Green took a step closer to reality Tuesday, Jan. 10. At the Avondale Estates Downtown Development Authority’s (DDA) regular monthly meeting, authority members voted una...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Special Collections Occurring on Wednesdays

Special Collection Pickups mattress and box springs against stone wall

Special request pickups will now occur once a week on Wednesdays. Fill out a Special Request Form and complete payment by noon on Tuesdays to schedule pickup. Special pickups include large items, small dead animals (in ...

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