From district 2 commissioner Jeff Rader: 2012 Beat the Badge 5K Road Race, The DeKalb Police Alliance and Chick-fil-A, Saturday, September 15th, 9:00 am. DeKalb County Police Headquarters, 1960 West Exchange Place, Tucker, GA 30084
For our gardeners from the Georgia Perimeter College native plant garden. Fern Madness Sale, 2012 Fall Lunch and Wildflower Series and Plant Sales
From district 2 commissioner Jeff Rader: BOC meeting 8/28; Movie night in Ashford Park; Aging in place program.
From U.S. 4th District Rep. Hank Johnson: Vote Act; Access to capital; Foreclosures; Consumers; CFPB; Help for renters; Oakhurst; Digital divide; Immigration forum; Young people hiring.
From county CEO Burrell Ellis: DeKalb Receives National Recognition; Better Communities Program; PHLOTES to the Top; Council on Youth Violence Prevention; New Animal Services Hours; Welcome Home DeKalb; YMCA Sneak Preview.
From U.S. rep. Hank Johnson: Homeless veterans: Vote Act; App rights; Vyou; Olympics; Middle Class; Hepatitis C; River trip; Small businesses; Manufacturers; Seniors; West Nile.
From state rep. Mary Margaret Oliver: TPLOST UPDATE--TOWN HALL MEETING MONDAY JULY 30 TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS-OLD DECATUR COURTHOUSE--5 PM TO 7 PM. I am voting for the TSPLOST next Tuesday, July 31, and I hope you will do so also. The TSPLOST ten county regional vote to build transportation infrastructure represents progress, and I have watched a lack of progress at the state Capitol for many years, particularly for public transit funding. If you have final questions and want answers about the TSLOST, please attend a town hall meeting Monday evening, 5 pm to 7 pm, Old Decatur Courthouse.
From district 2 commissioner Jeff Rader: "DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Burrell Ellis announces the county’s Animal Shelter is adjusting its hours of operation to allow for animal adoptions 7 days a week."
From U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson: Voter App; Foreclosure help; Job fairs; Champion; Arabia; Goodwill Grant; Art Station; South River trip; Social security; Fellowship.
For our gardeners: "We are having a Spigelia Madness Sale on Tuesday, July 17 and Friday, July 20. While we are featuring Indian Pinks, we have plenty of other plants and shrubs including Native Azaleas, Ferns and a good selection of perennials. All plants are being sold at a 10% discount with hours of 10:00 am to 2:00 pm."
From district 6 county commissioner Kathie Gannon:
From district 2 county commissioner Jeff Rader: Student Engineering Team needs support; Candidates Fair; Voting info.
From U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson: Patient protections upheld.
From commissioner Kathie Gannon: July 31st General Primary Election Information.
From U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson: HIV in the South; TSPLOST & jobs; Financial future; Eagle scout; Emory excellence; CID; Strong cities; River cleanup; Children immigrants; Jobs for veterans; Conyers' students.
From: "Jones, LaSondra" Subject: July 2012 Rezoning Agenda : Please direct your questions to 404-371-2155 and ask to speak with a Planner." Among the District 2 rezoning proposals, these two on N Decatur Rd might be of interest. The CHCA board has voiced its view via CHCA president Suzan Rowe that we would prefer, in place of a set of special exceptions, a comprehensive plan that is the result of a study which includes all the stakeholders and which could require rezoning for an area as a result.
From the county CEO's office: Community Council for our district, district 2, meets Wednesday, June 20, at the Mason Mill Center for Seniors & Disabled at 6:30 pm, 1340-B McConnell Dr., Decatur 30032. The agenda includes two applications for rezonings of properties on N Decatur Rd between Clairmont and Scott. See attached.
From District 6 commissioner Kathie Gannon: In some areas of DeKalb County the Assessor’s office has found errors in the appraisals and new notices will be sent to the owners. Here are the facts as we know them:
From commissioner Kathie Gannon (includes same info sent out by commissioner Jeff Rader this week, which we have therefore not reposted.): Wireside chats June 13 on transportation referendum; County pet adoption event June 11; National Night Out workshop.