From the county CEO's office:
From Larry Foster, OpenDekalb: December 6, 2010. Dear Citizens Concerned About PDK Airport, This brief note is to bring you up-to-date on the current status of the proposed 2010 PDK Airport Layout Plan. We are now midway between the most recent Board of Commissioners action on the ALP on November 16 and their next scheduled consideration of it on Thursday, December 16.
From DeKalb Police via CrimeMapping.com. No other details available.
From our district commissioner Jeff Rader: Budget Resolution Sets Priorities by Commissioner Jeff Rader. Preparing a budget during a booming economy is easy because there’s more money to spend. But when the economy slides downhill, as it has in recent years, the budget pie shrinks, so people have to contend with smaller slices. The shrinking pie forces tough decisions in preparing a budget. So there’s no reason for an already difficult task to be complicated by a flawed decision making process. But that’s what happened during the preparation of the 2010 budget for DeKalb County. From the start, the county CEO and Board of Commissioners (BOC) were not on the same page.
From state rep. Stephanie Stuckey Benfield:
From the county's Office of Neighborhood Empowerment: 2010 Neighborhood Summit and Green Expo a success!; Water/Sewer Infrastructure Information Meeting; District 4 Strategic Meeting; Brookhaven Public Meeting; Stop Celebratory Gunfire; Summit Survey
From the county's Office of Neighborhood Empowerment:
From Burrell Ellis: Dear Neighbors, The Office of Neighborhood Empowerment (OneDeKalb) is the vehicle through which we promote community engagement, facilitate neighborhood capacity-building and increase the flow of information to citizens about county departments and programs. In one short year since its inception, OneDeKalb has rallied hundreds of neighborhood groups in our community.
From the South Fork Conservancy: Join us for a meeting convened by DeKalb County Commissioner Jeff Rader at a public meeting to discuss the results of the Environmental Protection Agency’s recent testing for contaminants in the county parkland at Zonolite and the South Fork of Peachtree Creek. Neighbors and groups interested in trail building and public garden planning are invited. Hear what we can hope for the restoration of this important floodplain in the South Fork Watershed.
From MANA: Monday, December 6, 2010, 7pm at North Decatur Presbyterian Church (corner of Scott Blvd/Medlock). Please plan to attend the LAST all-community meeting we will hold this year. We encourage all members to mark their calendars and come out to offer friends and neighbors holiday wishes and share treats (feel free to bring your favorite cookies or other holiday treats to share). This meeting will also provide an OPEN FORUM of community discussion and collaboration as well as the elections for the MANA 2011 Board of Directors.
From: Kaye Smith, PTSA Fundraising Chair: Located at Suburban Plaza. Please pay by CHECK. Only the sales by check benefit the Druid Hills HS PTA.
From Emory University-Clifton Community Partnership, 1762 Clifton Road, Plaza 1000, Atlanta, GA 30322: Christmas at Callanwolde Returns; Update on Emory Village Construction; Life of Coca-Cola Leader Revealed in Exhibit; Emory Celebrates 175 Years; Marcus Autism Center Appoints First Chief; Space Radiation Research Funded at Emory; Celebrate Winter & Worldwide Traditions;
Presidential Commission on Bioethics Holds Meeting; Consumers Choose EUH for Quality; Five Questions: Alice Rolls.
From Burrell Ellis: Dear neighbors, Soon we will say goodbye to 2010 and welcome the New Year that lies ahead. As we approach the end of this year, I wish each of you a happy, safe and enjoyable holiday season. Last month, we honored the veterans in our community and I hope each of you had a happy Thanksgiving. We also celebrated former DeKalb County Solicitor-General Robert James as he began his career as our new District Attorney.
From the Clairemont Great Lakes Neighborhood Association (our neighbors south of N Decatur): Remember this weekend (Dec 3-5) is when the Georgia D.O.T. will begin major drainwork on Clairemont just north of Superior. ... Traffic flow will be reduced to 2 lanes. I believe they will start Friday afternoonn/evening (hopefully after rush hour, but not certain) and plan to finish Monday morning. This could happen for 3-4 consecutive weekends, excluding Christmas.
From DeKalb county CEO Burrell Ellis:
Contents: TAX CUTS; EEOC LETTER; EXTENDING BENEFITS; THE ‘DOC FIX’; SAVE THE DREAM; EARMARKS; GREEN GWINNETT; GOING GREEN; DEKALB. Dear Friends, Thanksgiving is upon us – how quickly the year has flown by!
From Dekalb County police via CrimeMapping.com: No other details given.
From the ARC: ARC's Fourth Online Public Meeting: Strengthening Our Resources and Preparing for the Future. ARC invites you to help develop policies that will affect the way the Atlanta region grows and how we will travel throughout the region. How? By participating in our fourth online public meeting at your convenience before December 31.