Posts tagged with "Jonathan Elmore"

Avondale names education, green space committees

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 3, 2015

The city of Avondale Estates has recruited 10 residents to serve on committees to improve education and explore creating new green space in the city. Avondale recently accepted applications for the ad hoc green space and education committees. The members are: Education Mark Joyner Fred Avett Carol McCullough Susan Belmonte Pam Ryan Green Space Steve […]

Avondale City Commissioners lack enthusiasm for annexation plan

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 14, 2015

There’s not a lot of love for annexation in Avondale Estates right now. City Commissioners discussed the proposal of bringing more territory into the city during a May 13 work session. Avondale’s annexation plan met an 11th hour demise during the 2015 session of the General Assembly. The city lost crucial commercial property, most notably […]

Interim Avondale mayor receives standing ovation at first – and last – State of the City address

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 31, 2015

Terry Giager didn’t want to be Avondale Estates’ mayor, and he’s glad to be turning the job over to the man who won the city’s most recent election, Jonathan Elmore. On Monday, Giager’s time as mayor officially wound down as he gave the Avondale Estates State of the City Address. Giager marveled at the level […]

Avondale’s new mayor sworn in

Posted by March 23, 2015

Jonathan Elmore took the oath of office as Avondale Estates’ mayor Monday night, kicking off a short eight-month term after a special election the previous week. “I think we can keep our city great and I look forward to working with all of you,” Elmore said to  a room full of about 30 people from […]

Rep. Drenner will introduce annexation bills on behalf of Decatur, Avondale Estates, Clarkston

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 23, 2015

This story has been updated.  State Rep. Karla Drenner, D-Avondale Estates, intends to introduce three annexation bills today, but told Decaturish that the bills may not be successful before the end of the current session. Drenner made her announcement via, a social networking site that disseminates information at a neighborhood level. She said she […]

Avondale Estates’ new mayor to be sworn in

Posted by March 23, 2015

By Dena Mellick, contributor Avondale Estates will install newly-elected Mayor Jonathan Elmore Monday evening at its 7:30 pm Board of Mayor and Commissioners Meeting. Judge Stephen Nicholas will administer the oath of office. Decaturish spoke with Elmore Thursday evening following a planning meeting at city hall on a proposed road diet. He said he’s looking […]

Voting Today: Avondale mayoral election, Atlanta bond package

Posted by March 17, 2015

There are two important voting opportunities Tuesday: one for residents of Avondale Estates and one for Atlanta citizens. Avondale Estates A special mayoral election is being held Tuesday for the City of Avondale Estates. Five candidates are running for the position which only lasts until December 31. The city says the mayor’s seat will be up […]

Avondale mayoral candidates Q&A – Jonathan Elmore

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 12, 2015 has sent all five candidates running in the Avondale Estates March 17 mayoral election a list of questions about the city, the race and what they would do if elected. Candidates had until Sunday to return the questions. The Q&A’s will run every day this week in the order that they were received.  1) […]

Avondale mayoral candidate wants ‘opportunity to serve’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 20, 2015

Jonathan Elmore moved to Avondale Estates in 2007 and didn’t realize how attached he’d become to his new home. “Avondale is special,” Elmore said in a press release. “We thought we were buying a house, not changing our lives. I am running for Mayor of Avondale Estates because Avondale is a great community and we feel […]

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