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2010 Yard of the Month

We know its not easy but when its all done and is looking great, our yards make everyone happy! Remember, all that yard waste and debris that gets picked up by Dekalb County becomes compost and  is available for free for DeKalb residents. The nearest for us is: Compost – North Transfer Station 4600 Buford Highway Chamblee, GA 30341 Hours:  7 a.m. – 6 p.m. (M-F); 7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m….

DNCA new website

The DNCA has brought a new website on line. The new site is better organized and much more visual

Peachtree DeKalb Airport (PDK) wasting time

Peachtree DeKalb Airport: From May to August 2001, I attended several meeting with FAA representative Ms. Lee Kyker and PDK Airport Director Lee Remmel discussing the procedure to change the flight paths approaching PDK as recommended in the FAA in their FAR Part 150 Noise Compatibility Study, i.e. over the Peachtree Industrial Bd., Buford Highway, I-85 and I-285 corridors. In late August Ms. Kyker called to tell me FAA does…

The Athletes are Coming!

On September 19, 2002 about fifty young athletes will arrive at Brook Run Park, 4770 N. Peachtree St, Atlanta They will be housed for a year in a building in the park near the Peeler Road entrance. The athletes come under the auspices of DeKalb International Training Center headed by Dr. Marc Gutekunst with the support of the State of Georgia and DeKalb County Government. The athletes have been selected…

Garden Club Donates to Sept 11 Victims

The main annual fundraiser for the Dunwoody North Garden Club is the Holiday Luncheon and Auction, the first Monday of December. They donated at least 50% of what they made in 2001 to the 9/11 causes. They have been very generous to the Civic Association and helped not only by donating money for the neighborhood monuments but also helped with the landscaping around them. The Dunwoody North Civic Association would…

PDK Noise Abatement

LET YOUR VOICB BE HEARD! US Senator Max Cleland, (404) 331-4811 and Zell Miller (404) 347-2207 have sought funding for airport improvements at PDK in Senate Appropriations Bill 1178 PDK IS ON THE LIST FOR PRIORITY CONSIDERATION FOR AIRPORT DISCRETIONARY GRANTS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING 09/3O/2002. In the past “airport improvements” at PDK have resulted in increased operations. PDK judges its noise abatement success on the number of complaints…

Brook Run Cottage leased out by County

The DNCA is watching this situation carefully… Brook Run: On Monday June 24, 2002, Mr. Richard Stogner, confirmed the county has a one (1) year lease with Forging New Tomorrows, Inc. to lease one of the cottages at Brook Run to house Olympic hopefuls from developing countries while they train at other facilities in the county. When asked if any automatic renewal clauses were included in the lease Mr. Stogner…

The Ramshackle House on Tilly Mill Road

In the late 1990’s, some of you may remember the ramshackle house that was at the corner of Chestnut Drive and Tilly Mill Road. At one point, a developer went to the City of Doraville and applied for a rezoning to C2 which would have allowed for undesirable businesses down the street from our community. Barbara Dodds and I went to the City of Doraville’s City Hall and paid for…

New Gas Grill for Fire Station 18

Everyone know how important  firefighters are to our community so the DNCA is happy to have been able to donate a “much needed” new gas BBQ for local Fire Station #18 this year. They sent us a lovely thank you note. The DNCA hope the new grill keeps them cooking for many years to come.

Zoning Success for DNCA

Zoning on Tilly Mill – One More Success for DNCA! Reprinted from DNCA Newsletter, February 1995   The request for variance submitted by Arbor Ridge for the Cobb property has finally been settled. After being deferred many times (since last October), their attorney asked for the request to be withdrawn without prejudice on January 24. We asked for denial of the request based on the fact that applicants had been…

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