Lawrenceville City Manager Announces Intent to Retire

Published: December 30, 2015

Lawrenceville City Manager Announces Intent to Retire

Bob Baroni retires after 42 Years with Gwinnett’s County Seat


In a special called meeting today, Bob Baroni announced his intent to retire from the City of Lawrenceville after 42 years of dedicated leadership and service. City officials and staff congratulated Baroni on his retirement and thanked him for his unwavering leadership, yielding the City a fiscally solid position through four decades of economic change and development.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to have served my community all these years and look forward to watching it continue to grow upon the solid foundations that so many have laid over the years,” said Baroni.

Baroni will work with City leaders to transition responsibilities over the course of the coming year with intent to complete the process by February 2017.

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Lawrenceville Honors Former Council Member During National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Published: September 22, 2015

Each year, the third Friday of September is recognized as The United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day. On this day, those veterans who were prisoners of war (POW) and those who are missing in action (MIA) – and their families – are honored for their service and sacrifices made to the country. Although the day is not recognized as a federal public holiday in the United States, it is a national observance that is often marked by veteran’s rallies, U.S. and POW/MIA flag flying, statewide remembrance ceremonies and much more.

This year, the National POW/MIA Recognition Day fell on Friday, September 18. The following day, former Lawrenceville City Council member Robert Norton – a veteran and former POW – was recognized by the veterans of the American Legion Post 262. He was recognized for his courage and bravery while enduring the unspeakable conditions and experiences he suffered as a prisoner of war. The American Legion thanked and praised Mr. Norton for his service in the Army Air Corp during World War II and expressed appreciation for his dedication.

Robert Norton

Public Announcement – Residential Gas Meter Project

Published: July 24, 2015

The City of Lawrenceville Gas Department will be performing maintenance on many of our residential gas meters. This project will require us to interrupt service to your home while we complete our upgrades. We apologize for any inconvenience and we will relight your pilots free of charge after our work is completed. If your service has been interrupted due to this project we will leave a door hanger notice and you can contact our office at 770-963-3332 for service reconnection.

Lawrenceville Police Department Recognized for Leadership and Valor

Published: March 26, 2015

Chief Randy Johnson and Officer David Russell Honored for their Public Service

Lawrenceville, Ga – March 26, 2015 – The City of Lawrenceville congratulates Chief of Police Randy Johnson and Officer David Russell on being recipients of this year’s VALOR Awards, a Public Service Awards Program hosted by the Gwinnett Chamber.

Chief Johnson received VALOR’s Public Service Leadership Award for his dedication and influential service to impact and support a stronger, safer local community. Officer Russell received the Silver Medal of Valor Award for his exemplary act of bravery in the line of duty.

Mayor Judy Johnson attended the awards program along with Council Members Bob Clark, Tony Powell and Keith Roche. Mayor Johnson said, “Lawrenceville is privileged to have such exemplary leaders on our Police force. Their daily dedication to protect and serve enables residents to enjoy a safe community and we congratulate both of these men on their recognition today.”

The VALOR Awards program is led by a steering committee comprising public service representatives from across Gwinnett’s Cities, the County and the Chamber. Lieutnant Ryan Morgan serves as Lawrenceville’s representative on this committee. For more information on the Lawrenceville Police Department, please visit and view photos from today’s program on the City of Lawrenceville’s facebook page.

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