Next Briarcliff/N. Druid Hills Quad Study Meeting

Briarcliff/North Druid Hills Technical Advisory Committee To Hold Quad Study Update Meeting for NDHRA Thursday, February 28th 7 – 9 pm Executive Park #4 Executive Park Drive, suite 1408 (directional signage will be posted) Meetings chairs: Liz Beyer, Danny Wright

GroundBreaking for New Avis Williams Library

Ground Breaking Ceremony for Toco Hills-Avis G. Williams Library Friday, February 22 at 10:00 am 1282 McConnell Drive, Decatur, GA Caroline Enloe Commission Office Coordinator Jeff Rader, District 2 phone 404-371-2863 fax 404-371-7004

Missing Penguin

Penguin, a well-known resident of the Woodmoor & Densley intersection has gone missing. Penguin is a fluffy black cat with white markings and no collar, known for having no fear of dogs and for being a fetching cat (he brings items home eg. gloves, Clogs etc. in pairs !) If you spot him around the 'hood, please call Sabra Hanson at 404.321.6746 Thanks...

Fall 2006

Yellow Grass Dog Festival at Medlock Park City of Decatur Electronics Recycling Day Burnt Fork Creek Clean up Day Traffic Calming Sidewalks Mason Mill PATH Clairmont Heights Play Group Dekalb County Electronics Recycling Day Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve Work Day Dog Poop Problem CHCA Membership Drive Candidates Fair CHCA Board Members

Watering Restrictions Update

* Hand watering will be allowed for 25 minutes per day on an odd-even schedule between midnight and 10 a.m. Odd numbered addresses can water on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Even numbered addresses can water Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Hand watering is defined as one person with one garden hose with a spray nozzle that shuts off when it is released.

N. DeKalb Mall/Costco Update

Theresa Same from MANA was in touch with the Owner/Developer, Charlie Hendon, at North Dekalb Mall this week via email. He told her that all the plans are moving forward to bring Costco to the Mall. They are working with all the tenants they have to relocate and producing the plans for permitting. He said it is basically "full steam ahead." They seem to be proceeding with the plan to place Costco in the center of the mall with no need to increase parking or touch the flood plain.

MANA Community Meeting

Community Meeting for MANA, Monday February 25 at 7:00 p.m. North Decatur Heights Presbytyrian Church Come meet your neighbors and hear about the current issues impacting our neighborhood. Also, please bring school supplies! At every community meeting this year we will have a box for school supplies for Medlock Elementary. Your donations are appreciated!!

Desmond Traffic Calming Petition

An Update on Traffic Calming Measures for Desmond Drive (February 18, 2008):

Approval has been received from Dekalb County for traffic calming measures to be put in place for Desmond Drive!!! The next step is to finalize the traffic calming plan. The area in consideration is the stretch on Desmond between Clairmont and Reckle Road consisting of 19 homes. The plan proposed consists of speed tables (as were recently implemented on North Superior) as drawn in the attached plan.

CHCA Website Has PATH Info Page

Tim Bryson of the board has spent untold hours recently updating a new page on the CHCA website that is just overflowing with maps, documents and links to more info on the proposed PATH trail. Please take a look. Tim put an extra bit of effort into a Google map of the route with pictures and notations that come up as points on the Google map itself. Great job, Tim....

Decatur Considers Annexing Suburban Plaza & Emory Commons

As reported on the website and in the AJC, the city of Decatur will soon take up a discussion of whether or not to annex land between Church Street and Scott Boulevard, down to North Decatur Road. They will also be looking at annexing the rest of the area between Scott Boulevard and North Decatur, bounded by Clairmont Rd and Landover Dr. This will remove valuable commercial property from the DeKalb County tax roll and also remove DeKalb County from having any oversight over Selig's proposed redevelopment of Suburban Plaza into a mixed-used project.

N. Druid Hills/Briarcliff Quadrant Meetings

Briarcliff/North Druid Hills Technical Advisory Committee Kicks off first in a series of neighborhood update meetings The Technical Advisory Committee, a group of professional planners, engineers, and architects who reside within the Briarcliff/North Druid Hills study area, has announced a series of Quad Study update meetings. ("Quad" is shorthand for the "quadrant" of DeKalb County that has been the subject of an intensive planning process begun in March of last year and led by Alex Garvin of Garvin & Associates.)

Summer 2007

North Superior Traffic Calming Petition Approved by Board of Commissioners Atlanta Regional Commission: help shape the future of metro Atlanta’s transportation systems Neighborhood Beautification - GOT PLANTS? DeKalb County Starts 311 Citizen Help Center Useful Community Phone Numbers Neighborhood-wide Yard Sale Update on the Briarcliff / North Druid Hills Study and Development

Winter 2007

Sidewalk Update PATH Status Cliff Shuttles and the CCTMA Dead and Dying Trees: Are they Useful? Traffic Calming Update Sembler Development at North Druid Hills and Briarcliff – How will it affect your life? Bill Reducing Dekalb CEO’s Powers Advances Through GA Legislature Emory and the CCP – Clifton Community Partnership Charrette Syndrome: Proposed mixed use development on Clifton Rd. across from CDC

The Sembler Proposal for N. Druid Hills & Briarcliff

Clairmont Heights Civic Association Question of the Month Posted: 10/23/2007 Authored by: Charlie Bleau

Summer 2006 newsletter

How To Turn Your Neighborhood into a Community Pets in Our Environment Traffic Calming and Sidewalks Emory Launches New Interactive Community Website PATH along S. Peachtree Creek into Mason Mill Park Reading County Assessors Maps Infill Update Looking Forward: CHCA Fall Festival in October Candidates Fair Medlock Pool Transformed

CHCA Annual Meeting - May 10, 7 pm, N. Decatur Presbyterian Church

The Clairmont Heights Civic Assoc. Annual Meeting will be held Thursday May 10, 7pm at North Decatur Presbyterian Church, 611 Medlock Road. (Where many of us vote) The agenda will include the following: Board Elections Current events around the neighborhood Status of sidewalk initiative Status of various traffic-calming initiatives Emory Walkable Community/Clifton Corridor Update and other topics if time permits. Refreshments will be served. Please come out for an evening of information and planning what we want to happen in our neighborhood for the next year.

Plans for the rebuilding of Avis Williams Library

The county is planning to tear down and completely rebuild the Avis Williams Library. It's a complete replacement facility. The square footage is to go from 9,335 sq. ft. to 18,000 sq. ft, with construction to begin this year and end in 2008. The library Web site has the bond referendum summary which lists this as one of the funded projects from the facilities plan:
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