Friday, October 19, 2012
Some residents say they don't want to be annexed into other cities, according to one resident.
When it comes to incorporation in communities like Sagamore Hills, North Briarcliff and Druid Hills, nothing's been decided yet. And there isn't unified momentum to move things forward either, according to a report this week in The Champion Newspaper. From the story: “They are very concerned about what may happen, future annexation, and they don’t seem to have any consensus at the moment,” Johnson said. Johnson said one of the concerns residents have is that central DeKalb will be left out of the “cityhood movement.” “The other concern is that they’ll be annexed into a city that they don’t want to be annexed into,” he said. “Johnson said there are concerns that Brookhaven may expand I think there is a plan that maybe next year or the year …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
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Monday, September 24, 2012
Though no official moves have been made, a local community leader told the newspaper residents in both communities have been inspired by the incorporation of Brookhaven.
Residents in the Sagamore Hills and North Briarcliff communities are exploring cityhood options as new municipalities in northern DeKalb County place more fianancial pressure on residents in unincorporated areas, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Sunday. The communities have been inspired by the recent vote to incorporate Brookhaven's 49,000 residents, the newspaper reported. News about Sagamore Hills and North Briarcliff was included in a larger story about the cityhood and annexation movement across northern DeKalb County that's claimed Dunwoody and Brookhaven while Chamblee and Decatur both chase large expansions into unincorporated territory. From the story: Nancy Love, a leader of the [Civic Association Network], an umbrella …