Lakeside & Briarcliff Cityhood Groups Reach Map Agreement, Announce New City Name: LaVista Hills
November 17, 2014 — The Lakeside and Briarcliff cityhood groups are proud to announce a full merger. The two groups will move forward as one cityhood effort, partnering with DeKalb County neighborhoods to create a new city in North/Central DeKalb County to be called LaVista Hills, Georgia. This city will be the largest in DeKalb County with approximately 72,000 residents.
NEW MAP COMBINES ANNEXATION AND CITYHOOD PROPOSALS
BRIARLAKE FOREST UPDATE
The Board of Commissioners accepted the request of the Developer (Arrowhead) to withdraw their application to rezone the Briarlake Forest for high-density construction.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
ZONING CODE MEETING ON TELECOMMS FACILITIES
(cell phone towers)
Monday, December 8 @ 6:30 p.m.
First Floor Conference Room
Clark Harrison Building
330 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
Commissioner Jeff Rader and the Department of Planning & Sustainability invite you to theZoning Code Update Telecommunication Facilities Meeting.
GOOD GROWTH DEKALB HOLIDAY MEETING
December 9 @ 7:00 p.m.
GIVE A TAX-DEDUCTIBLE GIFT IN HONOR OF A LOVED ONE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
We’ll let them know with a beautiful e-card
ZONING CODE: TAKE ACTION NOW
The Zoning Code Update (ZCU) group have focused on strengthening the voice of the communities and neighborhoods in zoning decisions. However, the proposed code presently favors developers and county staff, and makes the citizens’ right of appeal complicated and extremely difficult.
- Interim CEO Lee May, 404-371-4745,firstname.lastname@example.org
- Commissioner Jeff Rader, 404-371-2863, email@example.com
- Commissioner Kathie Gannon, 404-371-4909, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Commissioner Larry Johnson, 404-371-2425, email@example.com
- Commissioner Stan Watson, 404-371-3681, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sharon Barnes-Sutton, 404-371-4749, email@example.com
DO YOU THINK DEKALB COUNTY IS IN NEED OF REFORM?
Blueprint DeKalb is a citizens group seeking to reform DeKalb government, in particular regarding ethics, operations, elections, government structure and infrastructure funding. You can get involved:
WE’RE ALMOST THERE!
For more than two years, Good Growth DeKalb worked diligently to fend off the Walmart at Suburban Plaza.
While we were ultimately unsuccessful in our efforts, we have made a substantial difference for our community, none more important than letting our collective voice be heard!