Posts tagged with "Scott Drake"

Candidate Q&A – Scott Drake, Decatur City Commission

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 11, 2015 contacted every candidate running for office in Decatur and Avondale Estates and provided them with a list of questions. Scott Drake is running for re-election to the District 1 Post B seat on the Decatur City Commission.  Here are his responses: 1) Why are you running for this position? When Mayor Floyd retired in 2012, I […]

Decatur Commissioners weigh in on bond request that would raise city taxes

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 23, 2015

Decatur’s School board will meet tonight at 6:30 pm to discuss the details of a request for a referendum on issuing more debt to pay for school construction. The debt, in the form of a bond issue, could increase taxes for residents by hundreds of dollars each year. It’s a dicey moment for the school […]

Questions, confusion cloud annexation idea

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 22, 2014

This story has been updated.  A plan to annex the Forrest Hills neighborhood into the city of Avondale Estates is taking some residents in both communities by surprise. There also may be more options for annexation than most Forrest Hills residents realize. Communities in north DeKalb County are pursuing their own cities. The perception is that […]

New numbers – Williams, Parent file finance reports

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 9, 2014

Campaign finance reports released on April 7 show that Elena Parent led opponent Kyle Williams in fundraising for the May 20 Democratic Primary for the Senate District 42 seat, but not by much. The spending reported by each campaign is a different story. Disclosures show that Parent raised $67,506 during the most recent reporting period, […]

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