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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Mayor Johnson signs emergency order requiring face coverings in City of Savannah

Media AnnouncementJune 30, 2020For Immediate Release 

Mayor Johnson signs emergency order requiring face coverings in City of SavannahView the full order here

SAVANNAH, GA (June 30, 2020) — Today, Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, signed an emerg...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Mayor Johnson accepts President Obama’s challenge to review police policies

Media Announcement

June 4, 2020

For Immediate Release

 

Mayor Johnson accepts President Obama’s challenge to review police policies 

SAVANNAH, GA (June 4, 2020) — Mayor Van R. Johnson, II is accepting President Obama&r...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Mills B. Lane Boulevard closure extended

Media AnnouncementJune 4, 2020For Immediate Release 

Mills B. Lane Boulevard closure extended

SAVANNAH, GA (June 4, 2020) — Mills B. Lane Boulevard will remain closed to thru traffic between Erickson Drive and Ross Road until Friday, June...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 31, 2020

Update: Curfew Lifted as of 6-1-20

Media ReleaseMay 31, 2020For Immediate Release

UPDATE: Curfew Lifted as of  6-1-20

Mayor Johnson announces citywide curfew beginning at 8:30 tonight

SAVANNAH, GA (May 31, 2020) — 

Mayor Van R. Johnson, II has announced the implemen...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Eateries to promote social distancing, SPD to increase enforcement

Media AnnouncementMay 21, 2020For Immediate Release

Eateries to promote social distancing, SPD to increase enforcement 

SAVANNAH, GA (May 21, 2020) — As Savannah’s economy reopens, the City of Savannah is encouraging businesses,...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 19, 2020

City of Savannah to distribute cloth face coverings to community

Media AnnouncementMay 19, 2020For Immediate Release

 

City of Savannah to distribute cloth face coverings to community

SAVANNAH, GA (May 19, 2020) — The City of Savannah is distributing 4,500 cloth face coverings for free to the community....

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Mayor Johnson to host discussion with faith leaders regarding COVID-19

Media AnnouncementMay 15, 2020For Immediate Release

 

 
Mayor Johnson to host discussion with faith leaders regarding COVID-19

 

SAVANNAH, GA (May 15, 2020) — Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, will host a discussion with faith lead...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: May 12, 2020

City yard waste pick up ongoing, Collection crews expanded

Media AnnouncementMay 12, 2020For Immediate Release

City yard waste pick up ongoing, collection crews expanded

SAVANNAH, GA (May 12, 2020) — The City of Savannah continues to pick up yard waste and has expanded the number of collection crews to ex...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Talking points for: Mayor Van R. Johnson, II Mayor Johnson media conference- April 21, 2020

en español

Mayor Johnson media conference – April 21, 2020

Talking points for: Mayor Van R. Johnson, II 

● Good morning, and welcome to my first remote news conference.

● We want to continue to share what we know with the public...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Talking points for: Mayor Van R. Johnson, II Mayor Johnson media conference- April 14, 2020

Mayor Johnson media conference – April 14, 2020

Talking points for: Mayor Van R. Johnson, II

en español

 

  • Good morning. Thank you for joining us on our continuing journey of COVID-19 and our continuing mission to keep Savannah sa...
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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Talking points for: Mayor Van R. Johnson, II Mayor Johnson media conference- April 7, 2020

Mayor Johnson media conference – April 7, 2020

Talking points for: Mayor Van R. Johnson, II

• Good morning. Thank you for continuing to help us share the latest information about Savannah’s response to COVID-19. We continue to s...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Sanitation services altered due to COVID-19

Media AnnouncementApril 2, 2020For Immediate Release

 

Sanitation services altered due to COVID-19

 

SAVANNAH, GA (April 2, 2020) — Effective Monday, April 6, Sanitation’s residential services will be limited to garbage c...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Talking points for: Mayor Van R. Johnson, II Mayor Johnson media conference- March 31, 2020

Mayor Johnson media conference – March 31, 2020 Talking points for: Mayor Van R. Johnson, II

 

  • Good morning and thank you for joining us and continuing to partner with us to make sure that the most up to date information about Savannah&am...
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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Additions to enhanced emergency declaration

Media AnnouncementMarch 25, 2020For Immediate Release

Additions to enhanced emergency declaration

SAVANNAH, GA (March 25, 2020) — Today, Mayor Van R. Johnson, II, announced additions to and clarifications of the enhanced emergency declaration for ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Talking Points for Mayor Johnson media conference – March 24, 2020

 

Mayor Johnson media conference – March 24, 2020

 

Talking points for: Mayor Van R. Johnson, IIVer en español

  • Good morning.  Today’s media availability is entirely devoted to the City’s resp...
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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 20, 2020

City departments limiting public access

 

Media AnnouncementMarch 20, 2020For Immediate Release

 

City departments limiting public access

 

SAVANNAH, GA (March 20, 2020) - In response to Mayor Van R. Johnson’s emergency declaration, City Manager Pat Monahan has a...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 20, 2020

COVID-19 media briefings scheduled

 

Media AnnouncementMarch 20, 2020For Immediate Release

 

 

COVID-19 media briefings scheduled

 

SAVANNAH, GA (March 20, 2020) — Mayor Van R. Johnson, II will begin hosting regular media briefings next week to provi...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Mayor declares local state of emergency

 

Media AnnouncementMarch 19, 2020For Immediate Release

 

 

Mayor declares local state of emergency

 

SAVANNAH, GA (March 19, 2020) — Today, Mayor Van R. Johnson, II declared a local state of emergency in the City o...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Mayor Johnson remarks regarding St. Patrick’s Day celebration

Mayor Johnson St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Update –
March 11, 2020
Talking points for: Mayor Van R. Johnson, II
 

·       Good evening and thank you for joining us as we update you with the ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Mayor Johnson to Hold First Media Conference

Media AdvisoryJan. 3, 2020For Immediate Release

Mayor Johnson to Hold First Media Conference

SAVANNAH, GA (Jan. 3, 2020) — Mayor Van R. Johnson, II will hold a media conference on Monday, Jan. 6 at 10 a.m. to share updates and information on a few...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 30, 2019

City to Provide Update on Train Noise/Safety Efforts, Nov. 1

Media AdvisoryOct. 30, 2019For Immediate Release

City to Provide Update on Train Noise/Safety Efforts, Nov. 1

SAVANNAH, GA (Oct. 30, 2019) —The City of Savannah has been working actively with partners from the state and the private sector to addre...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 29, 2019

City hosting Canal District master plan summit

News ReleaseOct. 29, 2019For Immediate Release

City hosting Canal District master plan summit

SAVANNAH, GA (Oct. 29, 2019) — The City of Savannah will be hosting a Canal District Master Plan Review Summit on Wednesday, Nov. 6 and Thursday, Nov. 7 ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 21, 2019

City Hosting Second Archaeology Ordinance Meeting

 

NEWS RELEASEOct. 21, 2019For immediate release

City Hosting Second Archaeology Ordinance Meeting

SAVANNAH, GA. (Oct. 21, 2019) — The City of Savannah will be hosting a second meeting to discuss the formation of an archaeology ordinance o...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Parks and Recreation to host Trunk or Treat

NEWS RELEASEOct. 8, 2019For Immediate Release

Parks and Recreation to host Trunk or Treat

SAVANNAH, GA (Oct. 8, 2019) — The City of Savannah Parks and Recreation Department is hosting their annual Trunk or Treat events:

  • Friday, O...
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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Call for Artists for “Art on Waters”

News AnnouncementOctober 4, 2019For Immediate Release

Call for Artists for “Art on Waters”

SAVANNAH, GA (October 4, 2019) — The City of Savannah’s Office of Business Opportunity and Cultural Resources Department are r...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Input Sought on Proposed Archaeology Ordinance

NEWS RELEASEOct. 3, 2019For Immediate Release

Input Sought on Proposed Archaeology Ordinance

SAVANNAH, GA (Oct. 3, 2019) — Since the early 1970s, the City of Savannah has developed and approved ordinances to protect the National Historic Landmark ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: October 2, 2019

City hosting Canal District community input meeting

City hosting Canal District community input meeting

SAVANNAH, GA (Oct. 2, 2019) — The City of Savannah invites community members to participate in a public meeting focused on water and connectivity in the Canal District on Thursday, Oct. 10, 6 p....

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 19, 2019

City hosting meeting to discuss potential archaeology ordinance

Media ReleaseSept. 19, 2019For Immediate Release

City hosting meeting to discuss potential archaeology ordinance

SAVANNAH, GA (Sept. 19, 2019) — The City of Savannah will be hosting a meeting to discuss the formation of an archaeology ordinance on...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 11, 2019

City and SDRA hosting Downtown Savannah 2033 community meeting

NEWS RELEASESept. 11, 2019For Immediate Release

City and SDRA hosting Downtown Savannah 2033 community meeting

SAVANNAH, GA (Sept. 11, 2019) — The City of Savannah, in conjunction with the Savannah Development and Renewal Authority (SDRA), invites...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 11, 2019

City Hosting Free Resource Expo

NEWS RELEASESept. 11, 2019For Immediate Release

City Hosting Free Resource Expo

SAVANNAH, GA (Sept. 11, 2019) — The City of Savannah’s Human Services department, in partnership with the State of Georgia’s Department of Human Se...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 9, 2019

City and Partners Hosting Third Annual Recycling Day

News ReleaseSept. 9, 2019For Immediate Release

City and Partners Hosting Third Annual Recycling Day 

SAVANNAH, GA (Sept. 9, 2019) — The City of Savannah, Keep Savannah Beautiful, and Savannah State University are partnering to host the th...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 5, 2019

City To Donate Extra Meals To Feed Those In Need

 

Media AnnouncementSeptember 5, 2019For Immediate Release

 

City To Donate Extra Meals To Feed Those In Need

Savannah, GA (September 5, 2019) –The City of Savannah today will donate nearly 2,400 meals intended for hurricane first ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: September 2, 2019

City of Savannah to hold 6 p.m. Media Conference Regarding Hurricane Dorian Preps

 

 

 

Media AnnouncementSeptember 2, 2019For Immediate Release

 

City of Savannah to hold 6 p.m. Media Conference Regarding Hurricane Dorian Preps

 

 

SAVANNAH, GA (September 2, 2019) — The City of S...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Recycling, Litter, and Commercial Refuse Services Closing at 14 Interchange Court

News ReleaseAug. 26, 2019For Immediate Release

Recycling, Litter, and Commercial Refuse Services Closing at 14 Interchange Court

SAVANNAH, GA (Aug. 26, 2019) —The City of Savannah Recycling and Litter Services and Commercial Refuse operations loca...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Reminder: City hosting master plan workshop for Canal District

News ReleaseAug. 20, 2019For Immediate Release

Reminder: City hosting master plan workshop for Canal District

SAVANNAH, GA (Aug. 20, 2019) — The City of Savannah will host a community workshop for the development of a detailed master plan for the ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: August 13, 2019

City Hosting Savannah Jazz Lecture

News ReleaseAug. 13, 2019For Immediate Release

City Hosting Savannah Jazz Lecture 

SAVANNAH, GA. (Aug. 13, 2019) — The City of Savannah Municipal Archives will host a lecture on the history of Jazz in Savannah on Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. &ld...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 26, 2019

City Hosting Job Fair for Residents – Get Hired on the Spot

NEWS RELEASE

July 26, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Hosting Job Fair for Residents – Get Hired on the Spot 

SAVANNAH, GA (July 26, 2019) — The City of Savannah is encouraging residents to attend a free job fair at the Civic Cent...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Public Notice: Special Council Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

Special Council Meeting

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Special Meeting of the City Council on Thursday, August 29, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Savannah City Hall to consider the adoption of a Resolution to procee...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 22, 2019

City Celebrates Green Bike Lane Safety Initiative

MEDIA ADVISORY

July 22, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Celebrates Green Bike Lane Safety Initiative 

SAVANNAH, GA (July 22, 2019) — The City of Savannah will hold a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, July 31 at 9:30 a.m. to celebrate the paintin...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 22, 2019

City Joins International Leaders to Address Coastal Infrastructure Threats

NEWS RELEASE

July 22, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Joins International Leaders to Address Coastal Infrastructure Threats

SAVANNAH, GA (July 22, 2019) —The City of Savannah joined a group of international leaders to explore solutions to coastal in...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 19, 2019

City Designates Park for West Savannah Legend

NEWS RELEASE

July 19, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Designates Park for West Savannah Legend

SAVANNAH, GA (July 19, 2019) —The City of Savannah honored the late Lucius “Bo” Levett with a park dedication today. Levett served on ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Public Notice: Special Council Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

Special Council Meeting 

Notice is hereby given that there will be a City Council Special Called Meeting on Monday, July 22, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall.

The AGENDA is as follows:

  • Approval of t...
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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 16, 2019

City Celebrates SPLOST Additions to Coffee Bluff Marina

MEDIA ADVISORY

July 16, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Celebrates SPLOST Additions to Coffee Bluff Marina

SAVANNAH, GA (July 16, 2019) — The City of Savannah will celebrate the new Rosedew Park as an addition to Coffee Bluff Marina on Friday, July ...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Public Notice: Council Work Session

PUBLIC NOTICE

Council Work Session 

Notice is hereby given that there will be a Council Work Session on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the Media Room, on the second floor of City Hall, prior to the regularly scheduled City Council Meetin...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: July 12, 2019

City Celebrates Opening Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center

NEWS RELEASE

July 12, 2019

For Immediate Release

City Celebrates Opening Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center 

SAVANNAH, GA (July 12, 2019) — The City of Savannah held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Pennsylvania Avenue Resource Center...

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City of Savannah Public Communications
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Hundreds of Residents Turn Out for Job Fair

NEWS RELEASE

November 8, 2018

For Immediate Release

Hundreds of Residents Turn Out for Job Fair

SAVANNAH, GA (November 8, 2018) — Over 800 residents and 100 employers participated in the City’s job fair this Monday.

The City provided resume...

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City of Savannah Public Communications