Certified City of Ethics
The City of Sugar Hill has earned the designation of a Certified City of Ethics by the Georgia Municipal Association. The Certified City of Ethics program was designed by a public-private task force to help city officials improve the public's perception of government officials. More Information
City Government Organization
The City of Sugar Hill is governed by a council-manager form of government where the City Council determines the city policies, and the City Manager is then responsible for city operations and execution of the set policies. The City Council consists of a Mayor and five Council Members. All Council Members are elected at-large for four year terms.
The Mayor and City Council are strongly committed to maintaining and enhancing the quality of life in Sugar Hill through protection of the environment, sound fiscal management, and careful planning for orderly growth and development.
The City Council meets on the second Monday of each month at 7:30 P.M. in the Sugar Hill City Hall Council Chamber. Residents are cordially invited to take an active role in the life of our city and its government. We encourage you to attend our meetings and join us in working to ensure that our community continues to be an outstanding place in which to live and work.
Memberships and Training
The City of Sugar Hill is a member of the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC), the agency responsible for ensuring that planning is coordinated throughout the 8-county metropolitan Atlanta region.
Sugar Hill is also an active member of the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA). GMA is an organization devoted solely to helping cities run better. Some of the benefits of membership include: in-depth training programs that help city employees do their job more professionally; programs to teach commissioners and staff how to serve as efficient stewards of the tax payer's dollar and operate the city more cost-effectively; up-to-the-minute information on laws, regulations and mandates that local governments must comply with; ready access to information on state and federal grants available to cities for capital projects and special programs; lease purchase plans for equipment and real property with interest rates that have been as low as 2.05%; and more.