I want to thank my colleagues on the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners and our partners in the City of Dunwoody who worked together to agree to a settlement for the parks bonds to be used in Dunwoody city parks. Since I have had the honor to serve on the DeKalb BOC, finding a taxpayer friendly settlement and avoiding a costly lawsuit has been a priority of mine.
In finally resigning his Commission Seat after 23 months as Interim Chief Executive, Lee May has made much of the resistance of “three Commissioners” of the BOC to his efforts to install a hand-picked successor to represent District Five. As the “three Commissioners” he referred to, we think the public might benefit from a broader perspective on the issue.
The DeKalb County Sanitation Division announces its Memorial Day holiday solid waste and recycling collection schedule for residential customers. In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, garbage, recyclables and yard trimmings for residential customers will be collected based on a revised holiday schedule.
The revised holiday schedule is:
I introduced this to the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners:
NOW THEREFORE, The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners do hereby agree that each Commissioner will fully and in every manner, including making all records, our staff, and ourselves available, cooperate with the special investigators; and
The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners commit to every citizen that we are dedicated to full transparency and welcome a complete review of all aspects and operations of the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners.
Interim CEO Lee May Appoints Special Investigators to Help Restore the Public’s Trust
DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb Interim CEO Lee May signed an executive order which provides for the installation of two special investigators to review government operations and make recommendations to appropriate authorities, based upon their findings.
I commend Interim DeKalb CEO Lee May for his leadership in issuing his executive order which provides for the installation of two special investigators to review government operations and make recommendations to appropriate authorities, based upon their findings.
I support any and all efforts to improve county operations, as well as restore our image and public trust in county government.
I call upon the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners to allow the special investigators appointed by CEO Lee May to expand their operations to include the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners.
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