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Tucker City Council will discuss dam repairs


Tucker City Council will discuss dam repairs

Tucker City Hall. Photo by Dean Hesse.

Tucker, GA — The Tucker City Council at its May 10 meeting will discuss repairs to the dam at Twin Brothers Lake.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on May 10. This meeting’s held in person and electronically pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1(g): via ZOOM link;  <https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86050533530>  or Telephone: 888 788 0099 (Toll Free) ID: 860 5053 3530

The city is concerned about the condition of the two dams on Twin Brothers Lake as well as a severely eroded bypass channel adjacent to the lower lake. DeKalb County has contracted with AECOM to survey the lake, conduct an analysis of the hydrology and the dams, and recommend alternatives for remediation.

Two alternatives have been presented for consideration:

Alternative A – Repair the dams and spillways and fill the bypass channel.

Alternative B – Breach both dams, provide a drainage channel, and fill the bypass channel. Both alternatives include recommendations for recreation opportunities.

Other business at tonight’s meeting includes:

– Contract Award for a Pavement Assessment of City Streets

– First Read and Public Hearing of an Ordinance for the purpose of amending Chapter 14 – Environment for Tucker, Georgia to adopt the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District Model Ordinance for commercial car wash water recycling requirement to the city of Tucker.

The Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District was created by the Georgia General Assembly in 2001 to establish
policy, create plans and promote intergovernmental coordination of regional water issues.

– Northlake condos

First Read and Public Hearing of an ordinance to amend the City of Tucker Official Zoning Map from Nl-2 to Nl-4 (RZ-21- 0001) in Land Lot 210 of the 18th District to allow for eighty (80) single family attached dwellings.

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