Posts tagged with "Rio Circle"

Avondale calls special meeting on annexation

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 30, 2014

This story has been updated.  Avondale Estates City Commissioners will hold a special called meeting on Jan. 5, 2015 to discuss annexation. According to the agenda, it’s likely commissioners will consider approving an annexation master plan. If approved, commissioners would submit this plan to the legislative delegation. It’s not clear whether state Rep. Karla Drenner, […]

Drenner: Avondale annexation bill a ‘long way away’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 19, 2014

A recent article published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution about Avondale Estates’ annexation plans angered commercial property owners who don’t want to be in Avondale. State Rep. Karla Drenner, D-Avondale Estates, said the comments in the interview left out some important context about the annexation debate. Property owners with land along East Ponce de Leon, […]

Avondale releases more annexation info

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 28, 2014

This story has been updated.  The Avondale Estates City Commission on Monday, Oct. 27, moved an annexation petition from nearby Stratford Green forward, and discussed new information about other potential annexations. Commissioners adopted a resolution that sets a Nov. 17 public hearing date for the Stratford Green petition. If commissioners annex the property, it would […]

Read DeKalb Farmers Market’s letter to Avondale

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 16, 2014

During the Oct. 15 Avondale Estates City Commission work session, representatives of property owners around Rio Circle gave commissioners two letters. One letter came from the Rio Circle petitioners. The other came from the DeKalb Farmers Market. Both asked that Avondale commissioners remove these properties from the city’s annexation plan. received both letters this […]

‘Art’ contract up for a vote

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 6, 2014

This story has been updated.  Decatur City Commissioners will take another look at awarding a $25,000 contract for facilitating a conversation about compassion and diversity. Commissioners meet tonight and will consider awarding the contract to The Art of Community. The commission tabled it during its Sept. 2 meeting after commissioners Scott Drake and Fred Boykin […]

DFM owner wants to join Briarcliff

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 24, 2014

This story has been updated.  The owner of Your DeKalb Farmers Market made a rare public appearance on Wednesday and told the Avondale Estates Men’s Club that he’d rather stay in the county than join the city of Avondale. After the meeting, DFM owner Robert Blazer said if he’s forced to make a choice, he’d […]

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