The program provides discounts on prescription medications and other health services.
The department was honored by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
The purchase and sale agreement was approved by commissioners Tuesday night.
Two county employees who recently returned from active duty were recognized during the Nov. 18 Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners meeting.
The facility will be located in the Gwinnett County Government Annex Building.
Among contracts approved Tuesday was the $10.8 million Level Creek Park project.
Workforce retention has been an issue for several departments, particularly police and fire.
While an effort to bring a form of medical marijuana to Georgia garnered bipartisan support during the most recent legislative session, hurdles remain as lawmakers prepare to make another attempt at passing the legislation next year.
The Residential F.A.C.T. Home Safety Survey and Smoke Alarm Program aims to enhance the department’s fire risk reduction efforts in the community.
The developer has agreed to take apartments out of its plans near Eastside Medical Center, leading to a quick and seemingly non-controversial decision from the council.
County honored during Georgia Recreation and Park Association annual conference.
Rosanna Szabo has been Gwinnett’s solicitor-general since 2006, and Tuesday’s election made sure she’ll be back in office Jan. 1.
The incumbent was part of a Republican takeover of the state’s constitutional offices in 2010. But Deal’s relentlessly optimistic take on the state’s economy proved effective, and Carter didn’t make the impact he needed by focusing on the state’s high unemployment rate and cuts to education.
Perdue won 55 percent of the vote to 43 percent for Nunn with 93 percent of precincts reporting.
Renita Hamilton lost in her second attempt to claim the District 105 State House seat.
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