Costco Breaking Ground For Gas Pumps Next Month

Brookhaven's Costco will soon offer gasoline to its members.


Gas pumps are coming to Costco in Town Brookhaven.

A Costco representative confirmed to Patch that ground breaking for the new additions will be sometime in February.

Last year, the store's proposal to put in a gas station ran into opposition from the community.

At a meeting with DeKalb County's planning department, three area residents, one of whom is a Costco member, and an Oglethorpe University representative spoke out against the gas station, citing potential issues like long lines spilling out onto two-lane Hermance Drive and creating traffic jams.

Oglethorpe was concerned about property devaluation and wanted Costco to help fund a pedestrian walkway from the school to Town Brookhaven, an idea that has been rejected.

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patrick January 15, 2013 at 08:24 PM
The story is good. But it left out two important items. First Jim are Dist 2 member spoke out against it {BUT I am glad it passed},also Jeff Rader and Kathey M. voted to NOT ALLOW Elaine B. who was the elected member from the location from offering the isssue,the other board members voted for the voters and kept Jim ,Jeff and Kathey from keeping the area from the change that is coming.
Henry Batten January 15, 2013 at 09:23 PM
Abdul Zakari January 17, 2013 at 05:27 PM
Hello Mr. Mayor. My name is Abdul Zakari. I'm representing Taxi Drivers in Brookhaven MARTA Station.Many of your friends are my clients,infact during the elections,we rally support behind you to become the first CITY OF BROOKHAVEN Mayor because we believe you are the right person. But that is not the reason why I'm writing to you. We the Taxi Drivers in the City of Brookhaven to paticipate in the upbringing of the city. To become the best in Georgia.In terms of the city TAXI FOR HIRE Regulations,we would like to be Invited for the better BROOKHAVEN. Thank You.
mind springy February 03, 2013 at 05:50 PM
Looks like it's under construction, in the parking lot directly across from the tire service bays. It doesn't strike me as being a really huge area, and it's not as far from the main store as the gas at Gwinnett and Dunwoody are located, so I'll be curious to see how the traffic flows. Their price is good and it's pretty much the only station where the pumps are long enough to easily reach the tank even if you pull up on the 'wrong side' of the pump.
Roger That February 04, 2013 at 11:01 AM
Gas will be $4.00 + in six weeks. I expect this Costco location to last 6 - 8 years, then we taxpayers will be stuck with the bill for the approved EPA cleanup.


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