From District 2 Commissioner Jeff Rader: Kirkwood Spring Fling; Oak Groove Festival; Movies in the Park; Parklet winners.
From U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson: Arts competition; Preventing foreclosures; Apps & privacy; Small business boost; Helping consumers; Assisting seniors; Make it in America; Young people matter; Honoring volunteers; Summer camp; Rockdale coalition; Newton Sheriff; Transportation grants.
From District 6 Commissioner Kathie Gannon: New Zoning code; Spring book sales; Kirkwood spring fling; South river paddle; Oak Groove Festival; BOC meeting agenda.
From district 2 commissioner Jeff Rader: Oak Groove Festival postponed; Century Blvd road closure; Cityhood town hall meeting.
From Aaron Diamant at wsbtv.com: "Channel 2 Action News has obtained a copy of a confidential report exposing pages worth of new problems uncovered by auditors at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. The new problems at the local veteran's hospital come on the heels of a Channel 2 Action News investigation on scathing federal reports, which blamed negligence and mismanagement for at least three patient deaths. Now, Atlanta VA faces an uphill climb if it wants to keep its accreditation...." [Read more.]
Fee increase is apparently $12 on top of the current $48 base, according to the North Druid Hills - Briarcliff Patch. From the county CEO's Office of Neighborhood Empowermemt: Community Meeting. Storm Water Utility: Proposed Fee Increase. Hosted by Commissioner Stan Watson and Commissioner Jeff Rader. Thursday, May 2, 2013. Chamblee Library, 4115 Clairmont Rd, Chamblee. For more information, call 404-371-7031.
From district 2 commissioner Jeff Rader: Urban park competition deadline extended; Oak Groove Festival; Cityhood town hall meeting; Kids to the Park; Pop-up Art.
From wsbtv.com: "DeKalb County commissioners have decided to table a decision on changes to an animal shelter that some call a “House of Horrors.” Animal advocates showed up to a county commissioners meeting Tuesday hoping lawmakers would move forward with a larger, better site, but officials decided to hold off on making a decision...." [Read more]
From the DeKalb legislative delegation via the Civic Association Network. See also the notice in the North Druid Hills - Briarcliff Patch: Members of the DeKalb House and Senate delegations, including those who have introduced legislation to create new cities or annex new areas to existing cities, will hold a Town Hall meeting on May 6, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Clairmont Hills Baptist Chu