BOC Agenda for June 23rd & Other News (pools/ Holiday sanitation sched)

Commissioner Jeff Rader: 


DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to Offer Free Swimming at County Pools
With temperatures expected to stay above ninety degrees, DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs is helping to keep residents cool by temporarily waiving admission fees at all of the seven County pools beginning today and ending Monday evening at 6:00 p.m.
The following pools are scheduled to be free of charge through Monday, June 22nd with the exception of the Browns Mill Aquatic Facility.


Open Tuesday through SaturdayNoon – 6:00 p.m.
CLOSED MONDAYS Gresham - 3113 Gresham Road, Atlanta, GA 30316
Kittredge - 2535 N. Druid Hills Road, Atlanta, GA 30329
Lithonia - 2501 Park Drive, Lithonia, GA 30058
Tobie Grant - 644 Parkdale Road, Scottdale, GA 30079

Open Wednesday – SaturdayNoon – 6:00 p.m.

Kelly Cofer - 4259 N. Park Dr. Tucker, GA 30084
Midway - 3181 Midway Road, Decatur, GA 30032
Medlock - 874 Gaylemont Circle, Decatur, GA 30033

SUNDAY SCHEDULE 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Kelly Cofer Medlock
Midway Lithonia
For more information, contact Al Sheppard, Athletics and Aquatics Recreation Program Manager, at (404)371-6270.

DeKalb Announces 2015 Independence Day Sanitation Collection Schedule for Residential Customers
Holiday collection marks end of county’s twice-a-week garbage collection service

The DeKalb County Sanitation Division announces its Independence Day holiday sanitation collection schedule for residential customers. In observance of Independence Day onSaturday, July 4, sanitation collection service for residential customers will be as follows:

Friday, July 3 - residential customers whose regularly scheduled collection day is Friday, July 3 will be serviced on that day; in addition to their normal one-day-a-week collection service between Monday and Thursday, Pilot Program customers will receive a second collection service on Friday, July 3.

The Independence Day holiday collection schedule marks the end of the County’s twice-a-week garbage collection service for single-family residential customers. The County recently began the implementation of one-day-a-week collection service, which is scheduled to begin on Monday July 6. Garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings will all be collected on the same day. Door hanger notifications advising of residents’ newly designated one-day-a-week collection service day have been distributed countywide.

Single-family residential customers will switch to one-day-a-week sanitation collection service as follows:
•    Monday once-a-week customers will begin on Monday, July 6, 2015
•    Tuesday once-a-week customers will begin on Tuesday, July 7, 2015
•    Wednesday once-a-week customers will begin on Wednesday, July 8, 2015
•    Thursday once-a-week customers will begin on Thursday,  July 9, 2015

For more information, contact Sanitation Division Public Information Officer Pauline A. Andrea at 404-294-2092 or, or