Mayor Johnson and Councilmembers Beiser and Powell were sworn in for another term.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Monday, September 3, 2012
Lawrenceville's Mayor and two city councilmembers will not have opponents in Novembers elections.
The qualifying period for Lawrenceville City elections ended Friday at 4:30pm. The elections in November are for Mayor, City Council Post 1 and Post 2. The current seat holders were the only ones to submit their qualification notices. Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson and Councilmembers Marie Beiser and Tony Powell will all run unopposed. All three submitted their notices on Monday, the first day of the qualifying period.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson and Councilmembers Marie Beiser and Tony Powell qualified for re-election Monday.
On Monday, current Lawrenceville Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson submitted her qualification notice to run for re-election. She made the announcement quietly on Facebook by simply stating "I qualified to seek re-election earlier today." Councilmembers Marie Beiser and Tony Powell also qualified for re-election. Beiser currently holds Post 1 and Powell Post 2. Mayor Johnson is currently serving her first term. Beiser is serving her second and Powell his first. All three will be running for four year terms for the first time. In April, Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law changes to the city's charter allowing for the Mayor and City Councilmembers to hold four year terms instead of the current two year terms. The qualifying period ends Friday, August…
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal approved the change in length of terms and limits for Lawrenceville lawmakers.
The City of Lawrenceville will be holding fewer elections in the future. Governor Nathan Deal signed into law changes to the City's charter, allowing for the mayor and city council members to hold four year terms instead of the current two year terms. Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson was not available for comment, but noted in a previous city council meeting that this does not mean the current seat holders will automatically extend their terms. The change will go into effect with the November elections when residents will vote for Posts 1 and 2, seats currently held by Marie Beiser and Tony Powell, as well as for Mayor. Councilwoman Beiser believes the change will be good for Lawrenceville. "I think the four year terms will benefit the city …
Friday, October 7, 2011
Councilmember Marie Beiser helped the young students break a record.
More than two million people read the same story across the country on Thursday. They were taking part in "Read for the Record" to bring attention to the early education achievement gap. Lawrenceville Councilmember Marie Beiser was one of those two million who read Llama Llama Red Pajama to elementary school students on October 6th. Beiser, wearing her own red pajamas, visited each of the elementary schools in the Lawrenceville city limits and read to a class. Check out the video of educators at Cedar Hill Elementary School reading along with Beiser as part of the day long event.
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Beiser visited all the elementary schools in the Central Gwinnett Cluster Thursday.
Council-Member Marie Beiser paid a visit to Ms. Blair's kindergarten class at Cedar Hill Elementary Thursday morning. Beiser read Llama Llama Red Pajama to the class as part of Jumpstart's "Read for the Record." Donning her own red pajamas, Beiser read to a class at each of the elementary schools in the Central Gwinnett Cluster. After story time, Beiser got down on the ground to pose for a picture with the class in front of a sign welcoming her. Check back with Lawrenceville Patch for the video of readers sharing the story at Cedar Hill.