Posts tagged with "Oakhurst Dog Park"

Developer not filing suit over Oakhurst Dog Park property

Posted by Dena Mellick July 9, 2015

The developer who wanted to buy part of the Oakhurst Dog Park from the Boys & Girls Club says he is not filing suit over the failed contract. The deal fell through in May. The developer, Jay Weaver, says the contract was terminated. The Boys & Girls Club said in a statement that the contract simply expired […]

Developer weighing legal options after deal with Boys & Girls Club falls through

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 3, 2015

The Boys & Girls Club no longer has a contract with a developer who wanted to buy part of the Oakhurst Dog Park adjacent to the club and turn it into single family homes. The developer, Jay Weaver, says the contract was terminated. The Boys & Girls Club said in a statement that the contract […]

Developer may sue the city over its role in Oakhurst Dog Park controversy

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 19, 2015

Jay Weaver, a founding partner of developer Weaver Capital Partners, says the city of Decatur improperly meddled in his purchase of property from the Boys and Girls Club in Oakhurst. The city’s involvement may be grounds for a lawsuit against the city after City Commissioners on May 18 rejected his request to subdivide a lot he was under […]

Decatur City Commission denies request for subdividing portion of Oakhurst Dog Park

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 18, 2015

Decatur City Commissioners on May 18 voted to deny a request from a developer to subdivide a half acre lot that’s part of the Oakhurst Dog Park. The developer sought to buy the roughly half-acre of property from its current owner, the Boys and Girls Club. The park is located on East Lake Drive. The […]

Decatur Planning Commission votes against plan to develop Oakhurst Dog Park

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 5, 2015

This story has been updated.  By Carey O’Neil, contributor The Decatur Planning Commission on May 5 voted unanimously Tuesday night to reject the subdivision of a lot for a proposed housing development that would bulldoze part of the Oakhurst Dog Park. Commissioners said protecting the dog park and avoiding potential flooding issues outweighed the property […]

Developer wants to buy part of Oakhurst Dog Park and sell it to city of Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 5, 2015

A developer looking to turn a piece of the Oakhurst Dog Park into two homes is interested in selling the park land to the city. Jay Weaver, a founding partner with the development firm Weaver Capital, will appear before the city’s Planning Commission on Tuesday, May 5, for a reconsideration of his company’s request to […]

UPDATE: Decatur interested in buying Boys & Girls Club in Oakhurst

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 22, 2015

This story has been updated.  Decaturish has learned that the city of Decatur is making inquiries about buying the Boys & Girls Club in Oakhurst. Assistant City Manager Lyn Menne said that the city has been been in talks with the Club’s owners about the possibility. “We’ve always been interested in trying to acquire the site,” […]

Planning Commission reconsidering request to subdivide Oakhurst Dog Park lot

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 14, 2015

This story has been updated.  The Decatur Planning Commission will again consider a proposal to subdivide a lot at East Lake Drive so a developer can build single family housing. That plan has dog lovers howling because it will carve off the wooded area of the park on East Lake Drive. While the city maintains the […]

Planning Commission stays dog park plan

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 11, 2014

Some Oakhurst residents are rejoicing after the Decatur City Planning Commission tabled a request to subdivide a lot that contains a popular dog park. Planning Commissioners tabled the request from the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta that would’ve carved off the wooded area of the park on East Lake Drive to be sold […]

Dear Decaturish – Park more than a place for dogs

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 8, 2014

We accept letters to the editor. All letters must be signed and are typically 400 to 800 words in length. We reserve the right to edit letters for length and content. To send your letter to the editor, email it to editor@decaturish.com. This letter is in response to a plan to develop some of the […]

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