Posts tagged with "Parkwood"

Decatur Commission considers adopting historic district guidelines for Parkwood neighborhood

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 6, 2015

The Decatur City Commission will consider revising the historic district guidelines for the Parkwood neighborhood, which was annexed into the city last year. Some of the neighborhood is part of Historic Druid Hills, but the historic designation did not carry over when the city annexed the property. The Commission established a Parkwood Historic District in […]

Howdy neighbor – Parkwood’s path to Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 22, 2014

The Parkwood neighborhood joined the city of Decatur on Monday. Soon residents there will be paying city taxes and sending their kids to city schools. Bringing the neighborhood into the city limits required working through some weighty issues involving historic preservation and the educations students who already attend school in DeKalb County. Some residents questioned […]

Welcome – Parkwood to join city of Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 21, 2014

Decatur City Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to annex the Parkwood neighborhood into the city limits. The annexation will bring 77 parcels containing 75 homes into the city, effective July 1. Of those parcels, about 16 already are partially in the city limits. The annexation will add up to 14 students to City Schools of […]

City vehicle – Decatur city manager wants waiver

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 7, 2014

There’s a curious item on the city commission’s agenda for Monday, April 7. Commissioners will consider a “Resolution Exempting City Manager’s Vehicle from Decal Requirements.” There’s a public hearing on the issue prior to the vote. The explanation for the resolution and public hearing says, “During the 2000 Session the Georgia General Assembly passed HB 648 […]

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