July 14, 2020

Doraville Summer 2020 Economic Development Update

Notice: This is not an official news release from the City of Doraville. I am writing this in my capacity as a City Council member and Director on the Development Authority. I made a pledge that I would be a City Councilman that was accessible and transparent in sharing as much information as I could. As we tread the second …

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April 20, 2020

Budget time: What standards should we set for our city?

The Doraville City Council will have a work session on Monday, April 20th, to get a first look at the budget. This will be my first budget review as an elected official, but I’ve followed it for several years. The City Manager is tasked in our charter with preparing a budget and any changes from the council have to be …

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April 6, 2020

Update on The Village at Tilly Mill Redevelopment

I’ve lived in the Tilly Mill / Winters Chapel neighborhood for 9 years. One thing that’s remained a constant has been the blighted and functionally obsolete shopping center at Tilly Mill Rd and Peachtree Industrial Blvd a couple of blocks from my house, and next door to our beloved elementary school. It’s been a while since the news broke about …

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January 21, 2020

Georgia DOT Managed Lanes Update

Today GDOT released an animated video about what the new Top-End I-285 project will look like. I also attended a meeting today with Council Members Henshaw and Patrick with a couple of residents from the Winters Chapel Hills neighborhood where we could ask questions of the Project Managers. If you forward to about 7 minutes, you’ll start at about the …

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January 13, 2020

January Update – Trash, Road Improvements, Legislative Update

New Trash Service Starts February 5th This was edited on 1/18/2020 to reflect new information about recycling bins Dekalb County will begin delivering trash bins and welcome packets on January 13, continuing through the end of January. The welcome packet is important for residents to read, as it explains enhancements to services and new procedures. All residents will receive two …

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