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Super District 6 Headlines

90-Day Closure and Detour for Replacement of SR 42/North Druid Hills Road Bridge to Begin April 26

In February, Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) contractors commenced preliminary work at the State Route42/North Druid Hills Road bridge over North Fork Peachtree Creek to complete required construction ahead of the planned 90-day bridge closure. This full roadway closure between Buford Highway and W. Druid Hills Drive will expedite the demolition and reconstruction of the current bridge built in 1962 and maintain public safety during active bridge construction. The
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Commissioner Terry Board of Commissioners Announcements – 4/23/2024

2024 Earth Day Launch Successfully Is In The History Book! The Super District 6 Team and I had a great time celebrating Earth Day with nearly 100 DeKalb County residents over the weekend on April 20. We started the morning with thoughtful discussions on climate solutions and Environmental Justice, spent the afternoon planting fruit trees and pollinator habitat at the Chamblee Library Productive Urban Landscape, and rounded out the day
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DeKalb fights growing pains with green space initiative

From Atlanta News First By Savannah LouiePublished: May. 23, 2023 at 7:28 PM EDT ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) – A solution to metro Atlanta’s growing pains has taken root at DeKalb County libraries with “productive urban landscapes,” or green spaces. DeKalb County Super District Six Commissioner Ted Terry said six of the county’s 23 libraries have transformed their landscaping into green spaces for the community. “We actually have a
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DeKalb County commissioners approve rezoning for Kensington MARTA station development

Originally posted in Decaturish DeKalb County, GA — The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority is moving forward with a project to redevelop the Kensington station. The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners approved MARTA’s rezoning request for the property at the end of April.  The station is located at 3350 Kensington Road at the crossroads of Covington Highway and Memorial Drive. The study area includes 35 acres that currently house 1,912 surface
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Training center challenge appealed to Superior Court of DeKalb County

By Riley Bunch, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A challenge of the land disturbance permits issued for Atlanta’s planned public safety training center has been appealed to the Superior Court of DeKalb County. DeKalb County Commissioner Ted Terry filed paperwork on Wednesday against the DeKalb County Zoning Board of Appeals’ decision that the county acted appropriately during its lengthy permit review process for the construction site. Terry wasn’t immediately available for comment Thursday
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DeKalb County Commission defers vote on stormwater fee increase

Originally published in Decaturish DeKalb County, GA — The DeKalb County Commission is considering raising the stormwater utility fee for residents for 2023-2025. The board deferred the vote during its regular meeting on Tuesday, May 9.  The commission will discuss the fee at its next committee of the whole meeting, which is scheduled for May 16.  The residential stormwater utility fee is currently $4 per residential unit. If the proposed increase
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