Wednesday, October 14, 2015

November ballot: two information meetings coming up [Oct 14, 19]

November approaches and so does election day.  MANA residents, depending on location, will vote on different measures, and all County residents will vote on an item on ethics reform. The following meetings offer information on these important issues.

Issues for the Greater Decatur area for the November 3 Election [Wednesday, OCTOBER 14]

Topics: Annexation and New Cities in Georgia, DeKalb County Board of Ethics, City Schools of Decatur $75 million bond request

Sponsored by: Good Growth DeKalb

Confirmed guests include:
Scott Drake (City of Decatur Commissioner), Garret Goebel (City Schools of Decatur), Pat Killingsworth (Bluepring DeKalb), Howard Mosby (GA House), and Elena Parent (GA Senate)

When: Wednesday, October 14, 7pm

Where: North Decatur Presbyterian Church, 611 Medlock Road, Decatur GA 30033

Community Forum on Proposed City of LaVista Hills [Monday, OCTOBER 19]

Sponsored by State Representative Mary Margaret Oliver and State Senator Elena Parent
Moderated by Sen. Parent and Rep. Oliver

Purpose: To provide a structured meeting enabling both sides to present their positions to the public, and for community members to have their questions answered

When: Monday, October 19, from 6:30-8:00 PM. Meeting will start and end on time.

Where: Young Israel of Toco Hills, 2056 LaVista Road, Atlanta, GA 30329

Note: Questions will be read by the moderator. They may be submitted in advance to