The City of Sandy Springs is turning 10 years old this year! Did you know that the City of Sandy Springs is now working on a future plan and vision for the next 10 years.

Make sure to visit the website! Sandy Springs – The Next 10

The City’s current update of its comprehensive long-range plan is key to capturing opportunities for future parks and trails. SSC’s advocacy has ensured that “The Next Ten” process includes a robust Greenspace Planning element. We are working closely with the City to share insights about partners and initiatives in our region, and explore lessons learned from other communities that can be applied to Sandy Springs,

As the voice for greenspace in our community, SSC will advocate for parks and trails emerge as a top priority in City policies, plans and investments for the next decade.

We believe the greenspace plan should:

  • inventory existing greenspace, parks and trails
  • identify opportunities to add to our inventory
  • integrate both with transportation, stormwater, bike & pedestrian plans
  • connect our neighborhoods, development nodes, and the River
  • connect to amenities on our borders like Chastain Park, and Buckhead’s PATH 400
  • ensure consistent and reliable funding for acquisition and maintenance

Recent Posts

SSC Announces the 2023 Board of Directors

SSC Announces the 2023 Board of Directors

The Sandy Springs Conservancy announces the 2023 Board of Directors, welcoming six new members, Alexandra Allen, a development consultant; Tony Coaxum of Georgia Power; Marian Macleod-Elliott, CPA; Kristen Ristino of Euro Vision Printing; Mark Widener of J.P. Morgan;...

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SSC Chairman Receives LSS Award

SSC Chairman Receives LSS Award

SSC Chairman Receives Award The Sandy Springs Conservancy is pleased to announce that our chairman, Jack Misiura, was one of three honorees to receive the annual Leadership Sandy Springs (LSS) Carolyn Axt Alumni Award, a prestigious award honoring the contributions...

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