Thursday, August 30, 2012

"Dunwoody Sunday Cycle” Begins This Sunday!!

Please mark your calendar for a recurring monthly family-friendly event: Announcing the inaugural Monthly Community Bike Ride in Dunwoody (aka “Dunwoody Sunday Cycle”) on Sunday, September 2nd -- for all ages & abilities - the 1st Sunday of each month. 4.5 miles. Meet at 2:30 pm in the parking lot outside of Bruster's in Dunwoody Village. We'll go thru safety checks and ride orientation. Promptly depart at 3 pm. We travel as a group for the entire route. Riders 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Participating cyclists must wear a helmet.

Note: We will not ride in inclement weather or hazardous road conditions. Ride Year-round.

FaceBook event:

Dismissed: Behind the scenes of Georgia Perimeter College - insight into Tricoli’s resignation

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Georgia Legislature needs to reconsider decriminalizing our 17 year old children.

17 and a criminal record for life.

I had the pleasure of listening to Former DeKalb County District Attorney J. Tom Morgan twice in the last week speak on how Georgia Laws negatively affect Georgia Teenagers as he outlined the archaic laws that by common sense, should be changed. The laws are detrimental to our youth, they devalue the criminal justice system in the State and are far too costly with no real benefit.

The way our political system works, it takes great courage for one person to push for change as there are worries of being called out as being "soft on crime". Over time the scales of justice tips to the breaking point and then we as a society need to reevaluate; I believe that time is now.

I wish Governor Nathan Deal, Attorney General Sam Olens and the leadership of the Georgia General Assembly were in attendance this evening because if they were; my dream would be that they would form a Blue Ribbon Panel of Experts together with a Special Joint Committee on Georgia Juvenile Justice Reform to use this next session to affect positive changes for the 17 year olds in our society by rolling back some of the laws this State currently has on the books.

If you watch the video at the bottom, former State Senator Dan Weber stood in the well to discuss aspects of the Romeo and Juliet Provision, but he was also crying out for changes to an unjust system and I now see the Former DeKalb County District Attorney, Mr. J. Tom Morgan doing the exact same thing. When you understand that Mr. Morgan has the experience of being forced to put kids away with no option of leniency and that he has the insight of an unjust judicial system, why is nothing more being done?
“There are only four states in the country that treat our teenagers as adults when they’re 17, and Georgia’s one of those four states,” said Morgan, who has spoken to many thousands of teenagers, was on the U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect, and chaired Georgia’s Child Abuse Prevention Panel.

“I testified before the Georgia legislature last year about raising that age to 18 to fit with the rest of the country, and I’ll never forget what the legislator said: ‘Oh Mr. Morgan, we can’t do that because we don’t want our constituents in Georgia to think we’re soft on crime.”

Morgan said he represented two girls—one 16, one 17—who together shoplifted less than $100 worth of CDs and DVDs from Target. Because one was lawfully an adult at the time, the crime was on her permanent record, while the 16-year-old didn’t have it on hers.

“You’re criminal history starts on your 17th birthday and stays with you until the day you die,” he said. “Don’t screw it up.”  (WestCobb Patch - March 2011)

Someone needs to start listening and instead of talking to just high school students, Mr. Morgan needs to talk to the Legislature one more time, but this time he needs the backing of the powers that be who need to come out in support of such changes.

Governor Deal if you are looking to leave a legacy, I can think of no nobler cause than being the instigator of juvenile criminal reform.  Please make it happen.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

DeKalb raised Dunwoody's Millage (Tax) Rate the highest in the County - Live Stream Meeting 8 am Tuesday

Farmer Bob turns into City (County) Slicker when needed.

There will be a (Live Streamed) meeting of the Finance, Audit, & Budget (FAB) Committee of the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 8 a.m. The location will be the Maloof Bldg, 5th Floor, Board of Commissioners Offices, 1300 Commerce Dr, Decatur GA 30030.

1. DISCUSSION: The Budget Committee has invited the CEO, Executive Assistant, and Finance Director to a meeting to address the millage rate issues brought up by the Mayor’s of DeKalb County. All of the Mayors of DeKalb County have been invited to attend to participate in the discussion.

You can watch the complete replay:

More background below ...

Mayors organize to question county millage - Dunwoody Crier

In the end, Dunwoody, which only uses the fire service, had the highest county millage increase (15.25 percent) followed by Doraville (9.84 percent), Chamblee (9.9 percent) and Stone Mountain (9.7 percent). “We want to understand how they did their calculations,” Dunwoody City Manager Warren Hutmacher said. “We want to make sure special tax districts are implemented consistent with the Service Delivery Strategy.”  Because the millage rates are already set for this year and the county collects the taxes for the cities, Hutmacher said it would be impractical at this point to reset the millage rates this late in the year.

Mayors, county squabbling over millage rate hikes - Champion News

 DeKalb County’s nine mayors, its county commissioners and CEO Burrell Ellis are expected to meet Aug. 28 to discuss concerns over disproportionate property tax increases.  The cities, which are home to 102,794 residents, or 14.9 percent of the county’s population, say the county’s 2012 millage rates have increased their property taxes from 7 percent to 15 percent while the millage rate for unincorporated DeKalb declined by double digits for police, roads and parks.

Parents do not miss this! Ignorance of Georgia Law is No Defense - Seminar Tuesday Aug 28 7 pm DHS


DHS Students had an Assembly on Friday August 24th at 8:30 am

Parent's Only Session - Tuesday Night - No Students Please
Tuesday August 28th 7 Dunwoody High School
All High School Parents invited (both Dunwoody & Private Schools)

Through real-life examples, Ignorance is No Defense explains Georgia laws to teenagers in easy-to-understand language. With a primary focus on criminal laws, Ignorance is No Defense not only describes what the law requires but also teenagers’ rights under the law. Author J. Tom Morgan, a highly respected former prosecutor and experienced trial lawyer, provides straightforward information and valuable insights to help teenagers avoid violating the law and avoid being victims of crime.                              

DID YOU KNOW that a person under 21 years old can be charged with driving under the influence (DUI) if the person’s alcohol concentration is .02 grams or higher? For most people under 21 years old, drinking one beer or one glass of wine or one mixed drink will cause their alcohol concentration to be .02 grams or higher. There is no “safe” amount to drink and still be able to drive without impairment.
DID YOU KNOW that if you have a fake ID in Georgia that it is a crime, and depending on the type of ID and how you use it, you can be charged with a felony?
DID YOU KNOW that if you give a prescription drug to a friend, you can both be charged with a crime?
DID YOU KNOW that you can be charged with statutory rape regardless of whether you are a girl or a boy?
Book is available for purchase at the Parents Session
as it is a Must Have for Every Household!
$15.00 – Proceeds go towards Dunwoody PTSO

Video of Aug 27th Dunwoody City Council Meeting

Passed - Approval of External Auditing Services Contract.

Passed - SECOND READ: Adoption of Ordinance to Amend Chapter 26: Streets, Sidewalks, and Other Public Places Regarding Special Event Signage.

Passed - Resolution to Approve and Authorize the Acceptance of Department of Natural Resources Recreational Trails Grant

Passed - Approval of Georgia Department of Transportation Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant Contract Amendment.

Passed - ACTION ITEM: Request for City Council to Fund a Hearing Officer for the Board of Ethics.
  • Long discussion on this document: Ethics Board Request for Hearing Officer - passed on recommendation of City Attorney and understanding that learning curve is tough to follow let alone be forced to use Georgia Rules of Evidence
Passed - ACTION ITEM: Approval of Intergovernmental Agreement with Georgia Department of Transportation Regarding Dunwoody Village Parkway TE Grant.
  • Da "Original" Mayor, Regency, Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce, Village Burger and others come out in strong support of the Dunwoody Village Parkway. Long discussion with other options deemed not viable by most of council.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Meeting Tonight to discuss Life Center Church expansion.

 Major Expansion of Life Center Ministries?

I have received several emails regarding an expansion of  Life Center Ministries on Mt. Vernon Rd in Sandy Springs and was given notice that there is a meeting taking place Tonight to discuss it.  I was provided a few documents but the quality was poor and they were hard to read therefore I didn't see the use of posting them.

The meeting is planned for Monday Aug 27, 5 PM at Brooke Farm Pavilion located at the end of Brooke Farm Drive. All are welcome to attend.

"Are you and the council aware that the Life Center Church located on Mt. Vernon across the street from Brooke Farm is requesting a usage variance to build a Discovery Point Daycare on its property? The daycare facility is 10,000 sq feet and will house up to 240 kids with operating hours from 6am to 6:30 PM Monday- Friday. The property is Sandy Springs but affects all of us in Dunwoody as well. We in Brooke Farm have formed a fact finding committee to keep neighbors and interested parties informed."

Life Center Ministries
2690 Mount Vernon Road
Atlanta, GA 30338

Dear Fellow Neighbors and HOA Officials,

The meeting is planned for Monday Aug 27, 5 PM at Brooke Farm Pavilion located at the end of Brooke Farm Drive. All are welcome to attend. We are preparing our plan for the August 30 Community Developer Resolution Meeting, the Sept 20 Planning and Zoning Meeting and the Oct 16 City Council Meeting.

Our contacts include Deerfield, Deerfield East 1, 2, Deerfield North, Spalding Lakes, St Andrews, Brooke Ridge, The Gates at Farmbrooke, Hunters Woods, Ryefield, Dunwoody Heritage. Ideally, each neighborhood will establish a small committee to co-ordinate with our efforts.

Please bring the speaker or representative from your neighborhood who will attend the zoning meetings so we can establish a the plan to include all appropriate objections and determine the most effective offense.

Attending will be a zoning veteran who will give advice about the process.

I am attaching the latest plat the church provided. It shows the size of the daycare building, the location and the landscape plan. Astonishingly, it is almost the size of the current church sanctuary and has a bigger footprint when the 2 playgrounds are included.

As a footnote, the little historical white house on the church property will be demolished if the plan is implemented.


Dunwoody Bloggers stir things up, get people talking.

Bloggers stir things up, get people talking - Dunwoody Reporter

Melissa Weinman of the Dunwoody Reporter did a nice overview of the many blogs covering various topics within the City of Dunwoody and I have compiled a few highlights of the bloggers mentioned in the article.

Many of these blogs are available in various formats, for example my blog is available on Facebook, Twitter, RSS Feeds and if you prefer you could get an email with the blog post.

I highly recommend checking out the stories below as all are from the perspective of well connected, well meaning individuals all of whom are your neighbors who have something to say.


Dunwoody Village Parkway, Stop the talk and pull the trigger. - Dunwoody Farmer Bob

A "Paul Harvey" moment - DV Pkwy - I'm Just Sayin'

Deja vu...all over again....Dunwoody Village Parkway - I'm Just Sayin'

Happy Birthday to the Garden - Dunwoody Farmer Bob

DeKalb County to Explain Tax Rates to Cities - Dunwoody Farmer Bob

PCMS CV Classic 5K Fun Run Fundraiser - Dunwoody School Daze

See, Click, Fix... Enforce? - Dunwoody Working Girl

"They Don't Think Like Dunwoody" - Dunwoody Working Girl

Mo' Betta Dunwoody - The Other Dunwoody

Parkway Redux - The Other Dunwoody

Odds & Ends - Dunwoody USA

Dunwoody Parkway- Dunwoody Talk

Brook Run and Murphy Candler - Dunwoody Talk

Bicycle Lanes in Dunwoody - Dunwoody Talk

Dunwoody Real Estate Trade with DeKalb School System? - Dunwoody Talk

Dunwoody Supports Quality Events and Places - Dunwoody Talk

Friday, August 24, 2012

Agenda for Monday's Dunwoody City Council Meeting.

Monday, August 27th
Dunwoody City Hall
41 Perimeter Center East
Dunwoody, GA 30346
6:00 p.m. - Work Session

Presentation of 2012 Curtis McClung/Motorola Award of Excellence Recipient - Dunwoody
Police CAT Program.

Approval of External Auditing Services Contract.

SECOND READ: Adoption of Ordinance to Amend Chapter 26: Streets, Sidewalks, andOther Public Places Regarding Special Event Signage.

Resolution to Approve and Authorize the Acceptance of Department of Natural Resources
Recreational Trails Grant.

Approval of Georgia Department of Transportation Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant Contract Amendment.

ACTION ITEM: Request for City Council to Fund a Hearing Officer for the Board of Ethics.

ACTION ITEM: Approval of Intergovernmental Agreement with Georgia Department of Transportation Regarding Dunwoody Village Parkway TE Grant.

Update on CAD-to-CAD Interface Project.

Kramer adopts a few roads in Dunwoody. George & Newman nowhere to be seen.

Can you guess which sign above is not in Dunwoody?

The first sign from the left looks like it was newly installed and is located just to the North of the JCC entrance on Tilly Mill; there is no permit attached to the back.  The middle sign comes directly from the TV Show, Seinfeld where Kramer joins the “adopt a highway” program, but his methods are a little unorthodox.  The third sign is located on Mount Vernon, East of Chamblee Dunwoody Rd across from the Dunwoody Farmhouse and it has a permit sticker identifying September 2008.

As per the Crier, a federal lawsuit was filed last week against the City of Dunwoody because the city refused to grant an Adopt-A-Spot beautification program to an individual who wanted to use the program for a political purpose.

Kramer was last seen hiding in Jerry's apartment in order to make sure that he isn't served with a subpoena.

Unfortunately for him, if I was a process server; Jerry's apartment would be the first place I would look.

Friday, August 17, 2012

A don't miss event - the Dunwoody Butterfly Festival on Saturday.

The Dunwoody Nature Center is pleased to announce the return of everyone's favorite day in Dunwoody Park. Mark your calendars for a day of games, crafts, music, food, drinks, and, of course, our magical butterfly tent filled with hundreds of nature's most beautiful and delicate species. Don't miss the Birds of Prey show or our spectacular Butterfly release.

Higher Education goes to the web for free. EdX offers Harvard & MIT classes and Khan Academy offers Computer Science instructional videos.


EdX is a not-for-profit enterprise of its founding partners, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University that offers online learning to on-campus students and to millions of people around the world. To do so, edX is building an open-source online learning platform and hosts an online web portal at for online education.

EdX currently offers HarvardX, MITx and BerkeleyX classes online for free. These institutions aim to extend their collective reach to build a global community of online students. Along with offering online courses, the three universities undertake research on how students learn and how technology can transform learning – both on-campus and online throughout the world.

Six new free courses to the edX curriculum:
Introduction to Computer Science I
Introduction to Computer Science and Programming
Introduction to Solid State Chemistry
Circuits and Electronics
Artificial Intelligence
Software as a Service
Quantitative Methods in Clinical and Public Health Research

To read full descriptions of these exciting new courses, and to register for any of these courses, please visit the new edX website at

You can also find answers for many questions in the FAQ section,

Khan Academy

The free online tutorial service Khan Academy has launch a new series of instructional videos covering the field of computer science.

Dunwoody Bakery Video decribes sandwiches are coming soon too.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Video of the August 13 Dunwoody City Council Meeting.

Long night.  6 pm executive session for quick legal item, 7 pm meeting ended about Midnight.

Recap, there were two Action Items on the agenda to vote on and both were down graded to discussion items; they were the Request for City Council to Fund a Hearing Officer for the Board of Ethics and Approval of Intergovernmental Agreement with Georgia Department of Transportation Regarding Dunwoody Village Parkway TE Grant.

First three hours - Video

Last two hours - Video

Agenda (my comments in RED)

2012 Dunwoody Guns & Hoses Charity Softball Challenge

Dunwoody Police Department vs.
DeKalb County Fire and Rescue Department

This charity softball game will be played Saturday morning, September 8, 2012, 11am at Dunwoody High School Baseball Field.  We would appreciate your support for these hard working individuals who dedicate their lives to protecting ours. 

All donations will be provided to the preferred charity selected by each team:

Special Olympics Georgia


Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation

Sponsors needed, please sign up to assist with what will probably become an annual event. 

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Dunwoody drivers, please drive carefully and have lots of patience this first week of school.

Elementary School's start at 7:45 am therefore expect huge delays and lots of parents parking near the schools to walk their children in around that time.

Please give yourself extra time in the morning as you may need it, drive carefully and politiely as the people on the roads are your neighbors and friends.


Saturday, August 11, 2012

Dunwoody Government 101 - 8 Week Program

Classes are free to attend for City residents and run Tuesday evenings beginning September 25


Dunwoody, GA – August 10, 2012 – In an effort to strengthen the community’s knowledge of municipal operations, the City of Dunwoody proudly announces the debut of the Dunwoody Government 101 educational series. The Dunwoody Government 101 series is an eight week course designed to enhance residents’ understanding of city government and offers the community a chance to experience and discover the primary undertakings of the City.

Dunwoody’s Government 101 series will provide participants with a look inside each of the City’s departments through a lively blend of demonstrations, presentations, and tours, all conducted in a casual format at numerous sites throughout the City. Participants can expect to come away with a heightened awareness and knowledge of local government operations as well as a greater understanding of how to get involved in local civic and community affairs.

Classes for the eight-week Government 101 series will be held each Tuesday evening beginning September 25, and concluding Tuesday, November 13, 2012. The sessions are free to attend and open to Dunwoody residents over the age of 18. 

“This type of community education serves an important function in a democracy, especially in a large and complex society like ours,” said Dunwoody Mayor Mike Davis.  “Our goal is to help create an informed and involved community and access to this information is all part of helping promote civic engagement and community collaboration.”

Interested participants should complete the Dunwoody Government 101 application which is available online at, or at City Hall. Completed forms may be sent to Edie Damann at, dropped-off, or faxed to 678-382-6701. 

Class size is limited. Deadline for application submission is September 7, 2012.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Dunwoody City Council Agenda for Aug 13, 2012

Monday, August 13th
Dunwoody City Hall
41 Perimeter Center East
Dunwoody, GA 30346
6:00 p.m. - Work Session
Agenda (my comments in RED)

Dunwoody City Council decision on Monday may modify long term plans for Dunwoody Village Parkway

PDF document
Below is a post from January 12th where council was given an update on DV Pkwy and Monday is the first time this matter has come back in front of council for any reason.  If Monday's item fails for lack of overall community support then the funds might soon be freed up for other large transportation projects.  I personally have heard a lot of con and very little pro therefore I could use some feedback from both the residents and local business community (Regency) on the Parkway decision.  Thoughts?  Thanks.
With some of the attention that the Dunwoody Village Parkway project has commanded, city staff put together a one page document to highlight the plan and to answer some questions we have received about the project.  This project has been discussed numerous times and is part of both the Dunwoody Village and Transportation Master Plans whereby it was hoped this project would not only improve the walkability of the area, but could possibly spur future redevelopment of the center by bringing businesses closer to the street and eventually adding cross streets.

From everything I read and heard on this project, I thought it was clearly desired by the community but I am sure we will discuss this to see if it is still a transportation improvement that is desired at this cost or does it need to be modified or dropped entirely.

Below are a few links of interest and I am told that the plans for the North Peachtree Road / Tilly Mill / Peeler intersection will be released later day or in the very near future.  I will post it when I get it.

Crier Article - December 27, 2011

Dunwoody Village Overlay update April 11, 2011

Dunwoody Village Master Plan (see pages 38, 44, 46, 48, 50, 55, 57, 59)

Dunwoody Transportation Plan (see pages 61, 76, 103 #12, 173 - 178)

Early conversations of Dunwoody Village - Nov 2009

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Monday, August 6, 2012

New Frontier Baseball League at Murphy Candler for kids with Mild Challenges, still has a few openings to play.

Registration will be closing later this week for the new Frontier League at Murphey Candler Baseball designed for kids with mild life challenges.  Spaces are still available for this ground breaking league and I would like to encourage anyone with a child interested in baseball who fits the medical requirements below to join.

For Kids With Mild Life Challenges like ADHD, Appraxia, Auditory Processing Speech delays, Dyslexia, and Other Executive or Sensory Challenges.

Additional Information:
Games Will Be This Fall Starting In Mid August For 10 Weeks
1 Day Per Week Commitment on Saturday Mornings
Practices Will Be For 1 Hour, Then A Shorter 4 Inning Game After
All Counties Are Welcome

There Will Be Two Age Groups:
Frontier I Will Be For 7 To 9 Year Olds
Frontier II Will Be For 10 To 12 Year Olds.

All Experience Levels Are Welcome, Space Is Limited

For More Information Contact: Adam Wickley at 770-722-4837

To Register Please Go To Click on Register Now, Then Frontier

Dunwoody Night Out, Streaming Video, Macy's, AED Life Save, Paving, Not "Dunwoody" enough, Alon's, Trotter, Ventyx and DeKalb Corruption / Nepotism.

Tonight - Tuesday - Dunwoody Police Department Partners with SuperTarget for National Night Out, August 7, 2012, 6pm-8pm

Decatur Offers Live Online Streaming of City Commission Meetings whereas Dunwoody has still to work out the kinks from a contract approved in October of 2010.

Paving and sidewalks being installed in Dunwoody - Update here.

Macy's Shop for a Cause - donate $5 or more to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Societyand get a pass for 25% off all purchases including regular, sale and clearance items (10% off electronics, watches, furniture and mattresses) on Saturday August 25th.

Second life was saved - Kudos to Officer Richard Heintz of the Dunwoody Police Department

I usually attend monthly Dunwoody Homeowners Association Meeting but missed on Sunday as I wore myself out playing several hours of water volleyball at the neighborhood pool and then decided to treat my family to our favorite fine dining establishment, Sweet Tomatoes.  Anyway, it looks like I may have missed at least one interesting conversation regarding "City Hall".

With a number of higher end food, beer and wine establishments opening; Alon's seems to be kicking it up a notch.  There's a craft beer tasting at Alon's on Ashford Dunwoody Road on Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. The event, which will feature five beers from Cisco Brewers and Minhas Brewery, costs $15 a person to attend. Reservations can be made by calling (678) 397-1781.  Has anyone tried the Monday Pizza deal or the Weekend Brunch?  Both look interesting.

City of Doraville give a shout out to local Olympic medalist, Ms. Dee Dee Trotter who won the Bronze in the Woman's 400 M.

Good news for Dunwoody based company, Ventyx

RUN. HIDE. FIGHT. Surviving an Active Shooter Event

Corruption in DeKalb? Nepotism in DeKalb

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Lekotek Family Fun Run on Sat Aug 18th at Georgia Perimeter College

On Your Mark, Get Set – GO!
Run the Lekotek Run and Make a Difference for Kids with Disabilities
20th Annual Lekotek Run 4 Kids | August 18, 2012

The 20th Annual Lekotek Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, August 18, 2012.  View Flyer (pdf)  View Brochure (pdf)

On August 18th, kids and families in the City of Dunwoody will be lacing up their tennis shoes to participate in the Lekotek Run -- all to benefit children with disabilities. This Dunwoody-based event, held at Georgia Perimeter College provides an opportunity to help kids and stay fit in the process. That’s a winning combination.  We hope you will consider running or even fielding a team for the event. We have course options for every fitness level -- a 4 mile run/walk and a 1-mile fun run/walk.

The four mile road race and racewalk and one mile fun run start and finish at Georgia Perimeter’s Dunwoody campus. The four mile race is a scenic route through Dunwoody and begins at 8:00am. The one mile fun run begins at 9:00 am. All participants receive a multi-colored 100% cotton long sleeve T shirt and all children receive medals. A finish line brunch and party include fun activities for the whole family.  In addition to pre-race registration at and at the Sandy Springs Phidippides store, race day registration will begin at 7 AM.  So run for a cause and help Lekotek kids make great strides.

About Lekotek
Lekotek serves children with a wide range of disabilities including, but not limited to, attention deficit disorders, speech delays, cognitive delays, autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, hearing and/or vision loss, mitochondrial disorder, other neuromuscular disorders, and spina bifida. With adapted toys, computer equipment and educational materials, Lekotek helps all children succeed. or call 404.633.3430

Friday, August 3, 2012

Andrea indicted, park partnership idea, DHA Meeting, DeKalb School starts soon, Hate, Love, Situational Awareness and Marlow's


My wife and boys enjoyed a few weeks away visiting extended family before our lives will get busy with various Fall routines.  If you sent me an email, I am a little behind so please be patient.   Here's a few stories that have crossed my inbox in the last 24 hours.

Andrea Sneiderman arrested, charged with 8 counts by DeKalb County grand jury.

Could a partnership with Brookhaven on park uses be beneficial to both cities? Several people pointed me to Rick's blog and figured I would share.  What about other partnership possibilities or implications?

Dunwoody Homeowners Association
Monthly Meeting
Sunday, August 5, 2012 @ 7:30 P.M.
Room 4 Cultural Arts Center - (Dunwoody Library)

Recap of 4th of July Parade and Pro/Con TSPLOST debate
Discussion of feasible Dunwoody fire and rescue / EMS service
Update on DHS Ball field Restrooms campaign
Update and discussion on Zoning Rewrite Module 1: Zoning District Framework

Every Dunwoody parent with children in the DeKalb County School System must read the Dunwoody School Daze Blog for Principal updates, school registration dates, bus routes and supply lists.  School starts Monday August 13th.

Political games - a sad commentary on hate that is spread even at City Council meetings.

FoodStock 2012: Hundreds of volunteers from the Dunwoody and Sandy Springs communities will work together to assemble 150,000 dehydrated meals for children in need across the globe.

Situational Awareness Class presented Dunwoody Police, Tue Aug 7th

Marlow's Tavern Opens in Heart of Dunwoody

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

City of Brookhaven created by slim margin.

 Another Baby has been born!

As of Midnight the cityhood referendum for Brookhaven looks to have been approved by 600 votes but the absentee votes continue to be counted late into the night.  Check the Dunwoody Crier for an update.

Zoning Rewrite Meeting - Wednesday Night 7pm

Date: Wed, 08/01/2012
Start Time: 7:00PM
End Time: 8:30PM

Zoning Rewrite Module 1: Zoning District Framework
Learn about and discuss first piece of zoning ordinance rewrite (Zoning District Framework), including initial draft of home occupation regulations.


Dunwoody United Methodist Church
1548 Mount Vernon Road Fellowship Hall (located in the Activities building)
Dunwoody, GA 30338
United States

Peachtree Corners Meeting on Thursday to give update on Winters Chapel Wal-Mart

Update on Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market

The City of Peachtree Corners City Council announced it has scheduled the second in a series of Town Hall meetings. It's been slated for Thursday, August 2, at 7:30 p.m. in District 1 at the Winters Chapel Methodist Church.

The Town Hall will be hosted by Post 1 council member Phil Sadd and Post 5 council member Lorri Christopher. The purpose of the meeting is to give residents an opportunity to meet and talk with their council members.

The format will be Q&A and will give the council members a chance to provide residents with information on what the City Council has accomplished over the past few months.

Mayor Mike Mason will also be on hand along with a Wal-Mart representative to update residents on the status of the new Walmart Express planned for Winters Chapel Road. It will be the first Walmart store in Peachtree Corners.

Winters Chapel Methodist Church is located at 5105 Winters Chapel Road, Peachtree Corners, 30360.