Thursday, January 10, 2013
One of the events is an open house set for next Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 2-3:30 pm.
The new city of Brookhaven will hold an open house next week at its temporary city offices, where staff will be on hand to answer questions on community development and finance. The open house will run from 2-3:30 pm on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. The city's temporary offices are located at 200 Ashford Center North. The city also has announced a town hall meeting set for Thursday, Jan. 24, at Marist School, 3790 Ashford Dunwoody Road. The event is designed to introduce the new city's mayor, city council and department heads. “This town hall will be a time for us to engage with our residents. We want this to be an open informational forum,” said Mayor J. Max Davis, “and we hope everyone will attend.”
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Susan Hiott becomes the new city's first clerk in its history.
Brookhaven Mayor J. Max Davis has appointed Susan D. Hiott as the new city's first Clerk. Hiott comes to Brookhaven from Smyrna, where she served as city clerk for the past 10 years. Hiott also has worked for the cities of Roswell and Acworth as city clerk. She has more than 25 years of experience in governmental and educational administration. Hiott holds a MBA from Kennesaw State University with a concentration in information systems management along with a bachelor’s of science in business administration with a minor in English from North Carolina Wesleyan College (Rocky Mount, N.C.). She also holds the international and state level designations of Masters of Municipal Clerk (MMC) Association and Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) for …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Many of the ordinances being adopted by the city council are simple measures to bring the new city's laws in line with DeKalb's.
The Brookhaven City Council has adopted numerous ordinances over the past few weeks, but most of them have been measures simply to bring new city's laws in line with DeKalb County's existing laws. That includes an ordinance coming before the council on Tuesday night, that relates to adult-oriented businesses within the city limits. "Our new ordinance will mostly mirror what DeKalb already has in place, which is a ban on establishments that offer alcohol and nude dancing," said Brookhaven Mayor J. Max Davis. "But it will also have our own wording and language, and will be a stronger and more fair ordinance that what DeKalb has in place." Davis added that nude dancing is a legally protected form of free speech. The council meets at 7 pm on …
Friday, January 4, 2013
The city council's first 2013 meeting will be on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 7 pm.
The Brookhaven City Council has released its 2013 meeting schedule. The council's first meeting of the new year will be next Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 7 pm. All of the meetings will be held at 7 pm, but locations have not yet been determined. The council will also hold two public hearings in January to consider the new city's zoning ordinance and sign regulations ordinance. The first public hearing will be held at the "Little White House" at 2536 Caldwell Road at 7 pm on Monday, Jan. 14. The second one will be at the Cowart Family YMCA, 3692 Ashford Dunwoody Road, beginning at 7:30 pm. Here is the rest of the 2013 Brookhaven City Council schedule:
Monday, December 31, 2012
The new city's leaders finished out a hectic December with their last meeting of 2012.
The Brookhaven City Council met this past Friday, Dec. 28, for the final time in 2012. The meeting took place at the Brittany Club. Here are some video highlights of the meeting. Related Items: Franchise Fees, Staffing Updates On Friday's Brookhaven City Council Agenda
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Friday, December 28, 2012
The meeting is set for 3:30 pm today at the Brittany Club on Breton Circle.
The Brookhaven City Council will discuss setting franchise fees for cable and video services inside the new city during its Dec. 28 meeting, set to begin at 3:30 pm at the Brittany Club, 3359 Breton Circle. Other items on the council's agenda include updates on the search for a permanent city clerk and city manager; the announcement of an official bank vendor for the city; and establishing a regular city council meeting schedule for 2013. Related Items: Patch's Complete Guide To The Brookhaven City Council Patch's Complete Guide To Brookhaven's Incorporation
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The council met this past Saturday for a work session. Here are the video highlights of the meeting.
The Brookhaven City Council wrapped up a series of work sessions over this past holiday weekend by hearing several presentations from the former Brookhaven Commission's parks committee. Here are the video highlights of the meeting held on Saturday, Dec. 22.
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Saturday, December 22, 2012
The city council is also set to meet on Saturday, and Patch has the agenda for this morning's meeting.
Saturday, December 22, 2012
The Brookhaven City Council held a work session on Friday. Above are video highlights of the meeting. The council is also set to meet Saturday morning at 9 am. Attached to this article is an agenda for the meeting. Related Items: Busy Weekend Ahead For Brookhaven City Council