Monthly Archives: June 2014

Town Hall Meeting on Property Tax Appeals TONIGHT – July 1

Please join Representative Mike Jacobs and Senator Fran Millar for a town hall meeting TONIGHT, Tuesday, July 1, at 7:00 p.m. at Chamblee First United Methodist Church, 4147 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road. Brookhaven, Chamblee and Dunwoody (and other areas represented by Mike Jacobs and Fran Millar) … Continue reading

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Board Election Runoffs – Charters Are Wedge Issue

Reposted with permission from Stan Jester’s Fact Checker blog >> [On Thursday, June 26], Leadership DeKalb held a Board of Education candidate runoff forum. As Ty Tagami reported in the AJC, Charter Schools is the issue differentiating the candidates. Voters … Continue reading

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Something does not compute

Again and again, we are told that things are going so much better with Thurmond and the (mostly) Governor-appointed school board at the helm – and some things are better.  Our credit rating has greatly improved. We have been taken … Continue reading

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July 1 Town Hall “How-to” Meeting on Property Assessment Appeals

Please join Mike Jacobs and your Chamblee and Brookhaven neighbors for a town hall meeting concerning property assessments on Tuesday, July 1, at 7:00 p.m. at Chamblee First United Methodist Church, 4147 Chamblee Dunwoody Road. Brookhaven and Chamblee been hit … Continue reading

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1st Public DeKalb School Board Millage Rate Hearing June 25

The DeKalb Board of Education will hold the following meetings on Wednesday, June 25, 2014: 5:00pm Called Meeting to adjourn to Executive Session for the purpose of discussing a personal matter Cabinet Room, Robert R. Freeman Administrative & Instructional Complex … Continue reading

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