2023 City of Cumming Municipal Election Information

Thank you to everyone who voted in the 2023 City of Cumming Municipal Election! City of Cumming Election Results

Congratulations to re-elected Council Members Joey Cochran and Christopher Light, and to newly elected Council Member Susie Charles-Carr! 

The following candidates qualified for the 2023 Municipal Election: 

Council Post 3: Oran Joey Cochran (Incumbent)

Council Post 4: Christopher Light (Incumbent) 

Council Post 5: Linda Ledbetter (Incumbent) and Susie Charles-Carr 


City of Cumming Christmas Parade Registration Now Open for 2023

The 2023 City of Cumming Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2023. Parade start time is 5 p.m. with related road closures beginning at 4:30 p.m. The parade route is from Forsyth Central High School to the Cumming Fairgrounds via Tribble Gap/Castleberry Road.

Click here for the 2023 City of Cumming Christmas Parade Registration Form. Completed forms should be emailed to Crystal Ledford at cledford@cityofcumming.net (forms can also be mailed to Cumming City Hall, ATTN: Crystal Ledford, 100 Main Street, Cumming, GA  30040, or brought by in person to the third floor of City Hall, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Deadline to register for the parade is 5 p.m. on Monday, December 4, 2023. Questions? Email Ms. Ledford at cledford@cityofcumming.net


Mayor & City Council Present “Key to the City” Recognition to Pillars of Community

In February of 2023, Mayor Troy Brumbalow & Cumming City Council began a key “Key to the City” award, which is presented to long-time City of Cumming residents who have served the community in many different ways for numerous decades. Click below to read about each recipient: 

Lamar Sexton – Recognized Feb. 7, 2023

Joel “Chigger” Webb – Recognized Feb. 21, 2023

Roger Crow – Recognized March 7, 2023

Jimmy Goodson – Recognized March 21, 2023

Ricky Noles – Recognized April 18, 2023

Jim Otwell – Recognized May 2, 2023

Doug Sorrells – Recognized May 16, 2023

Dr. Shannon Mize – Recognized June 6, 2023

Gene Hansard – Recognized July 18, 2023

Dr. John and Mrs. Mary Helen McGruder – August 15, 2023


‘Cumming Home’ Water Tower Lighting Schedule Set for 2023; Apply Now for 2024

Please click here to view the ‘Cumming Home’ Water Tower lighting schedule for 2023.

We are now accepting applications for 2024! If you represent a non-profit or other charitable cause and would like the water tower to be lit in honor of your cause in 2024, please complete the 2024 application and return it to cledford@cityofcumming.net by 5 p.m. on January 5, 2024.

The 2024 calendar will be posted and all applicants will be notified as soon as possible after the application period closes.