Posts tagged with "Fran Millar"

House pushes back on changes to LaVista Hills-Tucker maps

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 31, 2015

Time is running out for bills proposing a vote on the creation of the cities of LaVista Hills and Tucker. Last minute wrangling over map boundaries that were supposedly settled months ago are threatening to scuttle both proposals. On Tuesday, March 31, the state House rejected an amendment to the map added by the state […]

Controversial changes to LaVista Hills, Tucker map approved

Posted by March 20, 2015

This story has been updated with the new maps of LaVista Hills and Tucker, approved by the Senate SLOGO Committee. The Senate State and Local Governmental Operations Committee approved proposals to create the cities of LaVista Hills and Tucker Thursday — but with controversial changes to a compromise map that was created last year. The AJC […]

New city: Briarcliff + Lakeside = LaVista Hills

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 17, 2014

This story has been updated.  The two groups behind the proposed cities of Briarcliff and Lakeside have announced a plan for a city that will combine both maps: LaVista Hills. If approved by the General Assembly and voters, it will be DeKalb County’s largest city with 72,000 residents. “Cityhood is about giving communities and citizens […]

Next year – Tucker, Lakeside compromise dies

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 17, 2014

This could be all she wrote for bills that would give voters an opportunity to incorporate cities of Tucker and Lakeside. Tucker 2014 reported via its Facebook page today that Sen. Fran Millar withdrew his senate bill for Lakeside. State Rep. Mike Jacobs said a compromise between Tucker and Lakeside faced significant legislative “hurdles.” The […]

Lakeside unlikely – House tables bill

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 12, 2014

Things are not looking good for people who want to create a new city of Lakeside. But they’re looking very good for people who don’t want to create a new city. WABE reports that a House committee has tabled the proposed Lakeside bill, which had already passed the state Senate. The news service reports that […]

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