Posts tagged with "General Assembly"

Decatur, Avondale Estates annexation bills, Greenhaven cityhood bill could be introduced soon

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 4, 2015

This story has been updated.  A copy of legal ads provided by the DeKalb Champion newspaper shows that annexation bills for Avondale Estates and Decatur, as well as a Greenhaven cityhood bill, could soon be introduced in the General Assembly. There’s also a legal ad for the proposed city of Winship, with a map that’s […]

Rep. Brockway found this when he returned to the state Capitol

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 23, 2015

State Rep. Buzz Brockway, R-Lawrenceville, and other legislators returned to the state Capitol on Jan. 12. Decaturish readers might remember Brockway as one of the members of a panel that settled a boundary dispute between the proposed cities of LaVista Hills and Tucker in December. But that process was messy and, at times, unpleasant. At […]

Task Force recommends DeKalb County reforms

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 1, 2015

Proposals for new cities are likely to be on the agenda for the 2015 session of the state General Assembly. A special task force has made several recommendations to clean up the dysfunctional county government that’s motivating cityhood groups. The DeKalb Government Operations Task Force was established by interim CEO Lee May and has been meeting since June. […]

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 […]

Same circles – Parent, Williams visit KNO

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 12, 2014

It’s election season, for those who didn’t know. You’d know it if you went to the Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization meeting on Monday, March 10. Who should appear but two Democrats running for the Democratic nomination for the senate seat representing one of the most Democratic districts in Georgia? Elena Parent and Kyle Williams both dropped […]

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