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Next City of Briarcliff Initiative Meeting Sept. 12

City of Briarcliff Initiative sign
City of Briarcliff Initiative sign
The next meeting of the City of Briarcliff Initiative, Inc. will be held on Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Clairmont Hills Baptist Church, 1995 Clairmont Road in Decatur.
Cheryl Miller October 04, 2013 at 09:43 AM
My point remains the same... what do "we" in this area have in comparison? Here is a description from the Better Homes and Gardens real estate website about Sandy Springs: "Sandy Springs is home to over 8,000 business and the headquarters of more Fortune 500 companies than anywhere in the State including Atlanta. "The city's largest business district is the Roswell Road corridor and Perimeter Center (although Perimeter Mall itself lies in adjacent DeKalb County)."
Cheryl Miller October 04, 2013 at 09:47 AM
8,000 businesses? HQ to more Fortune 100s than the city of Atlanta or anywhere else in the state? Sure, sounds great to be Sandy Springs, but we're not. So, how does Briarcliff (or Lakeside) propose to mimic them if the money simply isn't there?
Fran October 04, 2013 at 09:47 AM
Cheryl, sales tax does not go to the city. It goes to the county.
Cheryl Miller October 04, 2013 at 09:55 AM
FYI, is Sandy Springs owns the portion of the Perimeter Center surrounding the mall and Dunwoody owns the mall, then that is even more reason for Tucker to maintain claims to our property in the 30084 zip code. It's apparently more valuable!
Cheryl Miller October 04, 2013 at 10:19 AM
Fran, commercial property taxes are based on the value of the property and that is based on how much revenue it generates.

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