Recently it was stated that the City Council of Johns Creek was “wandering in desert”. Since the City Council is supposed to be representative of its residents, the implication is imperfect but clear.
The residents however, are not wandering. They have been clear and steadfast for years. Traffic. Traffic . Traffic. That is our # 1 issue.
Neither are the majority of the Council Members that are suggested to be the problem here. At last, we have some principles of leadership and governance that are finally seeing the light of day. They are only seeing that light of day because those Council Members realize they are not there to reach a consensus, but to actually have a dialogue on what principles we are going to follow as a City.
Unfortunately, we still have a few Council Members that are unsure of what their actual principles are, and so we must wait and see how they cast a vote to see where they stand on an issue.
Let’s face it, we cannot wander around Johns Creek. We cannot get out of town in a reasonable manner. We cannot get home either. Our main travel routes take 3-4 times longer during our rush hours than our non-rush hours. It’s been that way for more than 10 years.
Believe me, we know exactly where we are.
Johns Creek was created so that we could take care of our needs which were being ignored by Fulton County. Continue reading