Thursday, August 28, 2014

Dunwoody Citizen Connection - meeting with Councilmen Denis Shortal and Terry Nall. Tonight 7 pm at Nature Center

Get Involved and Join the Conversation. 

to hear from you! Become an active part of your local government by sharing your thoughts and ideas at the Citizen Connection Meeting for District 1!

Date: August 28, 2014
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Dunwoody Nature Center
5343 Roberts Drive

This is the chance for District 1 residents to participate in authentic conversation with their representatives, Councilman Terry Nall and Councilman Denny Shortal, on pertinent community issues related to District 1. Topics are selected by the participants.

I will be missing this event for a school function that takes priority (three boys in three schools) so I look forward to reading others recaps.  Thanks.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014



YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections do hereby call for a special election to be held on November 4, 2014, to fill the vacancy in the office of DeKalb County Commissioner, District 1. If a runoff is required, it will be held on December 2, 2014. The special election will be held to fill the unexpired term of Elaine C. Boyer, who has resigned.

Qualifying is to begin on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 8:30 AM and end at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. The qualifying fee is $1,151.24. Qualifying will be in the office of the DeKalb County Board of Registrations and Elections, 4380 Memorial Drive, Decatur, GA 30032.

The last day to register to be eligible to vote in this special election is October 6, 2014. The special election will be held in all the regular polling places in Commission District 1, DeKalb County, in conjunction with the General Election. The polls will open at 7:00 AM and close at 7:00 PM.

If a runoff is required, it will be held on Dec. 2.

This call is issued by the DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections.

H. Maxine Daniels, Director
For: The DeKalb County Board of Registrations and Elections

MARTA discusses Connect GA 400 Transit Initiative with Dunwoody City Council
 Video - go West young man!

Dunwoody Crier - Residents want MARTA west of Ga 400

AJC - North Fulton homeowners hope to steer MARTA rail west of Ga. 400

Creative Loafing - MARTA eyes North Fulton expansion

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014

Peachtree Charter Middle School 5th Annual CV Classic Saturday, October 18th, 8:00 am - 10:00 am This Year's Theme: COMMIT 2B Fit

Join us at the 5th Annual CV Classic here at Peachtree Charter Middle School (PCMS).  Both courses will start and end on the PCMS track.  5K begins at 8:00 am and 1 mile Run/Walk begins at 8:30 am.

As part of our theme "Commit 2B Fit", Northside Hospital is offering FREE screenings for persons over 18.

Registration forms are available at

Individual registration is $20 by September 5, $25 Sept 6-Oct 18; family sponsorships are available for $100 (includes two registrations). All proceeds will go to the PCMS Foundation to provide a school nurse for our students.

Race Number Pickup: Thursday Oct 16th from 4-6 PM, Friday Oct 17th 10am - 2pm in PCMS gym. Race numbers are also available day of event starting at 7am.

Parking available at Peachtree and neighboring Chesnut Elementary.

Panera Bread, Pinkberry and Varasano's Pizzeria will add dining options to Perimeter Mall in Dunwoody.

Full story courtesy of Tomorrow's News Today - Atlanta

Friday, August 22, 2014

Dunwoody City Council Agenda for Aug 25, 2014

Monday, August 25, 2014
Dunwoody City Hall

41 Perimeter Center East
Dunwoody, GA 30346
6:00 pm - Work Session
7:00 p.m. - Voting Meeting
Watch Live at 7 pm on City Site

Agenda 6 pm (blank)  &  Agenda 7 pm

Presentation of Atlanta Paint Recycling Award.

MARTA GA 400 Transit Study Presentation.

Presentation of the 2014 Government 101 Class

Presentation of CVBD Mid-Year Budget and Financial Report.

Award of Contract With Federal Signal for Public Safety Video Project.

Resolution Streamlining Resident Catering License Fees.

Approval of Agreement with Georgia DOT for Signal Communications Network Project.

 SECOND READ: Ordinance Authorizing the Granting of an Easement to Atlanta Office Investment for a Crane Swing Easement.

AP 14-084: Appeal of Administrative Decision for the Approval of a Revised Final Plat at 5258
Vernon Lake Drive, Dunwoody, GA 30338. The Tax Parcel Number is 18 374 03 017.  Original application docs provided to Council - excluding legal interps?

PUBLIC HEARING - SECOND READ: RZ 14-081: Pursuant to the City of Dunwoody Zoning Ordinance, Applicant, Stacy Patton, on Behalf of Minerva USA, LLC, Seeks Permission to Rezone Property Currently Zoned Office-Institution (O-I) District to Multi-Dwelling Residential (RM-100)   District to Allow for Construction of 55 Townhomes. The Subject Property is Located at 4330 Georgetown Square, Dunwoody, GA 30338. The Tax Parcel is 18 345 03 007. (Steve Foote)

Adoption of Sustainability Plan.

Discussion of Six Month Review for City Code Chapters 16, Land Development, and Chapter 27, Zoning.

Award of Contract for Replacement of Playground Equipment at Windwood Hollow Park.

Approval of Renewal of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Chattahoochee River 911 Authority for 911 Call-Taking and Police Dispatching.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Brook Run Trail Fun Run - Saturday, August 23 - 9:30 am

The Trail Loop is complete!
Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
Time: 9:30 a.m -arrival
Location: Brook Run Park
4770 North Peachtree Road

Join us for the fun (3K-ish) run, walk, and roll. We are celebrating the completion of the Brook Run Trail and want to celebrate with you! This event is open to participants of all ages and abilities. The run/walk is not timed.

It is time to have some fun and celebrate the GRAND OPENING of the Brook Run Trail! Join us for the fun 3K(ish) run, walk, and roll along the completed trail loop. We’ll begin gathering at 9:30 a.m. with the ribbon cutting and run/walk/roll beginning at 10 a.m.

The Trail Fun Run start and end location is located near the main entrance to the playground. Participants are asked to meet in the parking lot between the playground and skatepark.

This event is open to participants of all ages and abilities. Water and refreshments will be available and registration is not required. We look forward to seeing you at the Trail Fun Run celebration!