Posts tagged with "Kathie Gannon"

DeKalb commissioner to host meeting to discuss county reforms

Posted by Dena Mellick November 12, 2015

DeKalb County Commissioner Kathie Gannon is hosting a townhall meeting to discuss additional county reforms. Blueprint 2 will take place on Monday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at the DeKalb South Senior Center on 1931 Candler Rd. A citizens group helped create Blueprint to Redefine DeKalb County nearly two years ago. A press release from Gannon said […]

Questions linger over county water main failure

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 27, 2015

As DeKalb County awaits the results of a tests that could end a boil water advisory, many residents are still dealing with the headaches the advisory has caused. The advisory stems from a water main break that occurred five days ago. County commissioners are asking questions about how the county’s leadership let things get so […]

Some taxes for city residents would increase under DeKalb County’s budget proposal

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 14, 2015

Some arcane budgeting concepts have crept into DeKalb County’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal, and the result is higher taxes for residents of the county’s cities. But the county’s Deputy Chief Financial Officer Jay Vinicki says the flip side of that is those same residents saw a tax cut in Fiscal Year 2014. For example: Atlanta’s county […]

Commissioners push back against YMCA deal

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 4, 2014

DeKalb County Commissioners Kathie Gannon and Jeff Rader are asking the public to “see the bigger picture” before supporting a plan to spend $5 million to purchase the South DeKalb YMCA. Rader and Gannon have been steadfastly opposed to the purchase. In June, the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 for the plan, but […]

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