Official Statement regarding East Mountain Street 4/26/17

OFFICIAL STATEMENT

April 26, 2017

With regards to the East Mountain Street Sidewalk Project (including the Second Street project phase), the City of Stone Mountain, the City Officials, and the administration offer the following statement:

Mayor and Council, with the assistance of City Manager Thornton and legal counsel for the City, has successfully reached negotiated settlement with the contractor of record as of April 25, 2017.  The construction team mobilized and returned to the construction site on April 26, 2017.

The City understands the inconvenience that delay in this project may have caused and we applaud the community's efforts to be patient as the situation was resolved.  Please know that the City is looking forward to completion of this project and is hopeful for a finished product that citizens, business and property owners, and visitors alike will enjoy and be proud of.

Please do not hesitate to present your questions and concerns to your City Officials and to the administration. We are here to address them and to provide you with the assurance that we are working on your behalf in this and all matters.

Sincerely,

ChaQuias Thornton, City Manager
on behalf the Mayor and Council