From commissioner Jeff Rader: Village at Mason Mill meeting 10/11. DeKalb International Music and Food Festival 10/13.
From the DeKalb Neighbor newspaper via the Decatur - Avondale Estates Patch: District 55 State Sen. Gloria Butler, D-Stone Mountain, was recently appointed to serve as chair of the Senate study committee on the incorporation of the city of DeKalb in DeKalb County.
From district 6 commissioner Kathie Gannon: Toilet rebate, Winship run 10/13, Household Hazardous waste event 10/20.
From U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson: Time for Congress to work; Voter registration; Dekalb Chamber; Import-Export bank/jobs; AIDS funding; Domestic violence; The 99%; Help for homeowners; Seniors; Post office; Service academies; FEMA challenge.
From District 6 commissioner Kathie Gannon: The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners recently took a big step to make DeKalb County greener. Last Tuesday the Board voted to eliminate the initial $30 sign-up fee for curbside recycling. It’s time for more DeKalb residents to recycle.
From District 2 commissioner Jeff Rader: Free recycling; Voting info; Meeting on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at Mason Mill Park Recreation Center to discuss formation of the Village at Mason Mill, a collaborative mechanism for the delivery of senior services in the community.
From CEO Burrell Ellis' office: Neighborhood Summit; Free recycling; Voting info; Watersense products tax-free; Cancer walk; Food festival.
From county CEO Burrell Ellis: DeKalb County has just made recycling a whole lot easier. Effective today, Sept. 26, DeKalb County is eliminating the $30 registration fee for curbside recycling making it free for DeKalb residents. The measure was approved unanimously by the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners.
From district 6 commissioner Kathie Gannon: Register to vote; Electronics recycling; Drug take back day; 4H information.
From the county CEO's office: October 9 is the cut-off to register to vote.