To: Residents of Clairmont Heights and our nearby neighbors:
Re: Update on Safety Improvements for the North Decatur Rd / North Superior Ave Intersection
Most of you are probably aware of the long history of traffic accidents at one of our neighborhood entrances, the intersection of North Decatur Road and Superior. Last week, on Wednesday, May 6, a cement truck collided with and landed on top of an automobile at this dangerous intersection. Fortunately, neither driver suffered major injuries. CHCA is already working to improve this situation.
Decaturish: State Sen. Elena Parent, D-SD42, will recap the 2015 Legislative session this Thursday, May 14, at a town hall meeting.
The event will be held at Drew Charter School in East Lake, located at 300 East Lake Boulevard Atlanta, GA 30317.
It begins at 6:30 pm and ends at 8 pm. [READ MORE]
Brookhaven Post: DeKalb County, GA, May 11, 2015 – by The Post Reports – With the upcoming one-day-per-week sanitation collection service change implementation program drawing near, DeKalb County Sanitation Division Associate Director, Billy Malone says there is a plan and the program will be officially launched on May 28, 2015. [READ MORE]
District 2 / Dekalb County -
Board of Commission Meeting
May 12th @ 9:00 am
1300 Commerce Drive
Decatur, GA 30030
Minutes to recent CHCA meetings
please see invdividual attachments/ Word docs
AJC: DeKalb County school superintendent Michael Thurmond said Thursday he’ll stay with the district until his replacement is found, if the school board is delayed in finding his replacement after firing its superintendent search firm. [READ MORE]
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WSB: Channel 2 Action News has learned that Lee May will announce Friday that he is resigning his commission seat which has been vacant since Gov. Nathan Deal appointed him interim CEO nearly two years ago. [READ MORE]
From Parent Councils United:
Friends of the Toco Hill - Avis G. Williams Library
Tue, May 12; 10:00 AM—7:00 PM
Toco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library
Age Group:Family (All Ages)
What: Town Hall Meeting
When: Thursday, May 14th, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Where: Cafeteria of Drew Charter Elementary School
300 East Lake Boulevard Atlanta, GA 30317
AJC: As Monday’s DeKalb school board meeting showed, community support exists for keeping Michael Thurmond in charge of schools. [READ MORE]
Decaturish: The DeKalb County Schools system has abruptly ended its relationship with ProAct amid concerns about some racist remarks allegedly made by its CEO. [READ MORE]
WSB: confirmed the FBI is now investigating DeKalb County CEO Lee May for work done at his house that was paid for by taxpayers.
Decaturish: A proposal to annex Druid Hills into Atlanta failed in the Legislature this year, but discussion about it was alive and well during a voter information meeting on April 16.
The event, held at Clairmont Hills Church, drew about 100 people. There was no official representation from groups in support of the proposed cities of Tucker and LaVista Hills. [READ MORE]
Commissioner Kathie Gannon:
(parks, city creation, backyard chickens)
Emory LaVista Parent Council:
"State of the District, Revisited w/ Superintendent Michael Thurmond"
Tue, April 21
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
*Please note our evening meeting time!*
Clarkston High School
618 N Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, GA 30021
A portion of the meeting will be dedicated to Q&A. We encourage you to send in your questions ahead of time. Please email your question(s) to:
Julia Byrne, Corresponding Secretary, ELPC
Commissioner Jeff Rader: BOC Agenda Summary from April 14, 2015:
Earth Day event at Ira B Melton Park. On Wednesday, April 22, from 9:00am-12:00pm, volunteers from CSX and the local neighborhood will join forces to clear invasive plants, remove ivy from the trees, and pick up trash at Ira B Melton Park. Come play in the mud! All are welcome to join the fun. Please supply your own gloves and drinking water, and bring shovels or hand clippers if you have them.
Friends of Ira B Melton Park
Brookhaven Post: DEKALB COUNTY, Ga, April 14, 2015 – by Stephanie Miller – The search to replace Dekalb County Superintendent, Michael Thurmond, has officially started. The Dekalb County School Board (DCSB) has hired the search firm, PROACT Search, LLC to recruit potential applicants. Ads were placed in publications and online to promote the opening. [READ MORE]