Posts tagged with "Stratford Green"

Avondale Estates refutes ethics complaint regarding Stratford Green annexation

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 9, 2015

The city of Avondale Estates has issued a lengthy rebuttal to an ethics complaint filed against city commissioners, calling parts of it factually inaccurate. Attorney Joe Mandarino filed the complaint on March 4, challenging the city’s recent annexation of city’s recent annexation of 154 town homes in the Stratford Green neighborhood off of Covington Road. The complaint […]

County CEO promises help for residents affected by leaking sewage

Posted by March 6, 2015

This story has been updated.  By Carey O’Neil, contributor  DeKalb County Interim CEO Lee May promised to help Stratford Green residents who say leaking sewage infrastructure has spilled waste into their neighborhood since 2013. Eells added that there are not currently any active sewage leaks, but said there have been “a number of leaks over the years […]

Ethics complaint calls for halt to Avondale mayoral election, resignation of commissioners

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 5, 2015

This story has been updated.  An ethics complaint filed against the Avondale Estates Mayor and Board of Commissioners calls for a halt to a special election to fill a mayoral vacancy and for the resignation of all the city’s elected officials. The complaint, filed by attorney Joe Mandarino on March 4, seeks to undo the city’s […]

Avondale approves Stratford annexation

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 16, 2014

During its meeting on Dec. 15 the Avondale Estates City Commission unanimously approved the annexation of 154 town homes in the Stratford Green neighborhood off of Covington Road. The annexation becomes effective on Jan. 1, 2015. “This annexation will bring the City’s population up to approximately 3,360, an increase of roughly 400 new residents,” the […]

County argues with residents over sewers

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 7, 2014

Residents in unincorporated DeKalb County said during a hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 5, that county officials are giving them the runaround about why they stuck homeowners with the bill for improving sewer lines connected to their houses. Department of Watershed Management Director James Chansler said that the sewer repairs were always the homeowners’ responsibility, even […]

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