Posts tagged with "City of South DeKalb"

City of South DeKalb will get new name

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 29, 2015

This story has been updated. Organizers behind the creation of a City of South DeKalb have called a press conference for Friday, Jan. 30, to announce a new name for the proposed city: Greenhaven. The group announced its new name via its Facebook page on Jan. 29. “The reason for the name? In all of nature, […]

Former Decatur mayor pessimistic about annexation chances this year

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 26, 2015

The Georgia Assembly is in session and there are currently no bills regarding annexation or cityhood under consideration. Bill Floyd, Decatur’s former mayor, who is now Executive Director of the DeKalb Municipal Association, told Decaturish that he doesn’t think any annexation plans will move forward in 2015. “I think the chances of it happening are probably […]

Thread the needle: School Board member offers solution to keep Druid Hills cluster intact

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 8, 2015

Compromises are rare birds in the woods of the annexation and cityhood debate in DeKalb County. But there may have been a sighting during an annexation meeting held at Druid Hills High School on Thursday, Jan. 8. Numerous proposals would make most of unincorporated DeKalb County part of some city. There are proposals for allowing residents […]

Avondale Estates City Commission approves annexation plan

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 5, 2015

The Avondale Estates City Commission on Jan. 5 voted 3-0 approve a master plan for annexing property into the city limits. Commissioner Lindsay Forlines abstained from voting because her father owns property in one of the proposed annexation areas. The map was approved at 8 pm after a lengthy meeting that began at 5:30 pm. There […]

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