(VIDEO) – Decatur Heights Neighborhood Association forum

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 29, 2015
A forum at the Church of Decatur Heights, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015. (Left to Right) Tumperi, Ridley, Johnson, Drake, Goebel, White, DeSimone. Photo by Dena Mellick

A forum at the Church of Decatur Heights, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015. (Left to Right) Tumperi, Ridley, Johnson, Drake, Goebel, White, DeSimone. Photo by Dena Mellick

Four city of Decatur commission candidates and three Decatur school board candidates took the stage on Oct. 25 at the Decatur Heights Neighborhood Association forum.

DHNA hosted Commissioner Scott Drake and challenger Eric Tumperi (District 1 Post B), James Johnson (District 2 Post B), John Ridley (At Large), and CSD candidates Board Chair Garrett Goebel (District 1 Post B) and Thomas DeSimone and Tasha White (District 2 Post B).

Decaturish was there and provided coverage of the event, which you can read by clicking here.

DHNA has also posted these videos of the Oct. 25 event. The election is Nov. 3.

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  • DHNA Board

    Thanks for posting! The DHNA is glad to be able to make the forum available to those who weren’t able to attend. The topics are listed for each segment so that folks can view as time allows the things they consider to be most key ahead of voting.

    Decatur,GA– 2015 DHNA Candidates Forum (yourDHNA.com)

    hosted by Decatur Heights Neighborhood Association
    moderator Bill Banks, freelance writer and AJC correspondent

    held at The Church at Decatur Heights, 735 Sycamore Drive

    Part 1: Opening; Annexation; Projected Classroom Needs, Growth
    Part 2: Projected Classroom Needs, Growth cont’d; Commission and School Board Relationship
    Part 3: Commission and School Board Relationship contd; 4 Year Mayor
    Part 4: 4 Year Mayor cont’d; K-3 and 4/5 -or- K-5 Format; Scott Blvd Traffic Issues
    Part 5: Scott Blvd Traffic Issues cont’d; Privatizing Professional Services
    Part 6: New Superintendent’s 1st Year; Filling of High Profile Positions
    Part 7: Filling of High Profile Positions cont’d; Town Plan for Next 10+Years
    Part 8: Town Plan for Next 10+ Years cont’d; Next Best Idea for Decatur
    Part 9: Candidates’ Closing Remarks

    (video done by Forever Dreaming Productions)

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