File Cabinet Cityhood Documents

DeKalb County Comprehensive Plan

Crime Stats (GBI)

School Ranking

Housing / Home Sales

Marta Regional Transportation
Information on Greenhaven and Stonecrest Cityhood

Stonecrest the Rest of the Story



Senate Study Community Report on Incorporation, Annexation and De-annexation

House Study Community Report on Incorporation, annexation and De-annexation

Stonecrest LCI Study   

Comments and Issues with Cityhood Feasibility Studies 



HB514 -  (South Fulton) http://www.house.ga.gov/en-US/default.aspx





Recommended Changes to the Charter and Cityhood Process

DeKalb could consider adding more commissioners to provide more representation and local attention. 


Contacts and Legislators Email Addresses

Proposed City Maps 

Atlanta metropolitan area

City Charters, Feasibility Studies and Other Related Documents

Questions to Ask Supporters of Cityhood

News Articles
http://ccegdekalb.blogspot.com

What South DeKalb Residents in the proposed City of Greenhaven Should Know. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Information on Cityhood https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Reform Government Recommendations https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Shot Gun Cities in DeKalb https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Questions to Ask Supporters of Cityhood https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Crime Stats http://services.georgia.gov/gbi/cri...

Information on Greenhaven and Stonecrest Cityhood https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Stonecrest and the Untold Story https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Stonecrest LCI Study https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Issues with Feasibility studies https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Cities Police Budgets https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Comparing Budgets https://www.facebook.com/ccegdekalb...

Annexation, De-annexation, and Incorporation Study Committee Recommendations https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Dr. Ed Williams Government Reform Recommendations (Nov 20 2015) https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Demographic Comparison of Cities Greenhaven, Stonecrest and Others used in the Carl Vinson Feasibility Studies https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

What Residents Should Know About the proposed city of Stonecrest https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Stonecrest Feasibility Study https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Stonecrest Charter https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Use the map to find out which city you could be in. https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewe...

Questions to Ask Supporters of Cityhood https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Stonecrest Proposed Map https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

What Residents Should Know About the proposed cities of Stonecrest, Greenhaven and South Fulton https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Annexation, De-annexation, and Incorporation Study Committee Recommendations https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Dr. Ed Williams Government Reform Recommendations (Nov 20 2015) https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Problem and Issues with Feasibility studies https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Contacts and Legislators Email Addresses https://www.facebook.com/notes/citi...

Recommended Changes to the Charter and Cityhood Process https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

DeKalb could consider adding more commissioners to provide more representation and local attention. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Proposed City Maps https://www.facebook.com/notes/citi...

Atlanta metropolitan area https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlan...

Senate Study Community Report on Incorporation, Annexation and De-annexation http://www.senate.ga.gov/sro/Docume...

House Study Community Report on Incorporation, annexation and De-annexation http://www.house.ga.gov/Documents/C...

City Charters, Feasibility Studies and Other Related Documents https://www.facebook.com/notes/citi...

Upcoming Meetings https://www.facebook.com/notes/citi...

Pension Documents and Facts https://www.facebook.com/notes/citi...

Documents to Pass Out and Circulate to Residents https://www.facebook.com/notes/citi...

Mission Statement https://www.facebook.com/notes/citi...

Questions to Ask Supporters of Cityhood https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

DeKalb County Economic Plan 2020 http://dekalbcounty2020.com/

Crime Stats http://services.georgia.gov/gbi/cri...

Information on Greenhaven and Stonecrest Cityhood
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Stonecrest the Rest of the Story
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Issues with Feasibility studies https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Comparing Budgetshttps://www.facebook.com/ccegdekalb...

Annexation, De-annexation, and Incorporation Study Committee Recommendations https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Stonecrest and the Untold Story https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Dr. Ed Williams Government Reform Recommendations (Nov 20 2015)
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Demographic Comparison of Cities Greenhaven, Stonecrest and Others used in the Carl Vinson Feasibility Studieshttps://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Maps of Proposed New Cities https://www.facebook.com/notes/citi...

Atlanta metropolitan area https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlan...

Information on Annexation Options from Druid Hills Organization http://druidhills.org/2014/10/15/ci...

Intergovernmental Agreements http://www.dca.state.ga.us/developm...

Alternatives and Recommendations other than cityhood https://www.facebook.com/notes/citi...

Municipalities and Supplementary Powers Article IX of Georgia Constitution https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

City Charters and Other Documents

Lavista Hills Proposed City Charter https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Tucker Proposed City Charter https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Stonecrest Proposed City Charter https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

South DeKalb (Greenhaven) Proposed City Charter https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

South Fulton Proposed City Charter https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Sharon Springs Proposed City Charter https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Avondale https://www.municode.com/library/ga...

City of Decatur https://www.municode.com/library/ga...

Doraville https://www.municode.com/library/ga...

Lithonia http://cityoflithoniaga.org/

Stone Mountain https://www.municode.com/library/ga...

Pine Lake https://www.municode.com/library/ga...

Chamblee https://www.municode.com/library/ga...

Clarkston https://www.municode.com/library/ga...

Atlanta https://www.municode.com/library/ga...

DeKalb County Organizational Act http://web.co.dekalb.ga.us/boc/pdf/...

Other City Charters and Ordinances https://www.municode.com/library/ga

Winship (fake) https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

City of Clarkston Annexation Bill Passed on Referendum (HB661) http://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation...

Proposed Annexation HB586 of Druid Hills into City of Atlanta Annexation Bill https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Proposed Annexation HB587 of Druid Hills into City of Atlanta Annexation Bill https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Proposed Annexation HB663 into City of Decatur Annexation Bill https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Lavista Hills Feasibility Study https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Tucker Feasibility Study http://tucker2015.com/wp-content/up...

Stonecrest Feasibility Study https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

South DeKalb (Greenhaven) Feasbility Study https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

South Fulton Feasibility Study https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Sharon Springs Feasibility Study https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

Other Resources

Demographic Comparison of Cities Greenhaven, Stonecrest and Others used in the Carl Vinson Feasibility Studies https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

List of Commissioners Office Budgets by Metro Counties http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local/...

List of Lawmakers who sponsored cityhood and annexation bills in the General Assembly 2015 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

DeKalb County District Maps http://web.co.dekalb.ga.us/Voter/ma...

FAQ Cityhood and Annexation (DeKalb Strong) http://www.decaturish.com/2015/03/a...

Citizens Against Cityhood In DeKalb www.facebook.com/ccegdekalb

DeKalb Strong https://www.facebook.com/groups/DeK...

Proponents of Cityhood in South DeKalb http://greenhavenga.blogspot.com/

Proponents of Cityhood for Stonecrest http://www.stonecrestcityalliance.com/...

Proponents of Cityhood in South Fulton http://www.citysouthfultonnow.org/

Proponents of Cityhood for Sharon Springs http://www.sharonspringsga.org/

Proponents of Cityhood in Tucker http://tucker2015.com/

Opponents of Cityhood in Tucker http://savetuckerfromlakesidecity.blogspot.com/...

Proponents of Cityhood for LaVista Hills http://lavistahills.nationbuilder.com/...

Opponents of Cityhood for LaVista Hills https://www.facebook.com/groups/Evo...

Newspaper Articles and Media

Create a city for the right reasons, not because someone else is doing it. Nov, 4, 2016 pg. 4 https://issuu.com/crossroadsnews/docs/nov0516/

Why I Oppose the City of Stonecrest Oct 28, 2016
http://ocgnews.com/why-i-oppose-the-city-of-stonecrest/

Why you should vote "No" on the City of Stonecrest Referendum Oct 14, 2016
http://ocgnews.com/why-you-should-vote-no-on-the-city-of-stonecrest-referendum/

Stonecrest cityhood legislation headed to governor’s desk March 25, 2016
http://www.myajc.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/south-fulton-gets-vote-on-cityhood/nqr32/

Greenhaven cityhood proposal dies in committee March 16, 2016
http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/greenhaven-cityhood-proposal-dies-in-committee/nqmq3/

East Atlanta and Gresham Community residents oppose to Greenhaven development Dec 2, 2015
http://atlantadailyworld.com/2015/12/22/east-atlanta-and-gresham-community-residents-oppose-to-greenhaven-development/

Residents weight in on cityhood, corruption, Marta plans Dec. 26, 2015
https://issuu.com/crossroadsnews/docs/dec2615

Stonecrest cityhood legislation headed to governor’s desk March 25, 2016
http://www.myajc.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/south-fulton-gets-vote-on-cityhood/nqr32/

Greenhaven cityhood proposal dies in committee March 16, 2016
http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/greenhaven-cityhood-proposal-dies-in-committee/nqmq3/

East Atlanta and Gresham Community residents oppose to Greenhaven development Dec 2, 2015
http://atlantadailyworld.com/2015/12/22/east-atlanta-and-gresham-community-residents-oppose-to-greenhaven-development/

Residents weight in on cityhood, corruption, Marta plans Dec. 26, 2015 pg. 1
https://issuu.com/crossroadsnews/docs/dec2615

Residents speak out about proposed south DeKalb cities http://thechampionnewspaper.com/news/local/residents-speak-out-about-proposed-south-dekalb-cities/ http://www.scribd.com/doc/293529852/Champion-FreePress-12-18-15 Senate, House committee reports raise many issues about cityhood efforts 12-19-2015 http://oncommongroundnews.com/local-news/item/1278-senate-house-committee-reports-raise-many-issues-about-cityhood-efforts.html



Articles and Radio

Slow down proposed Greenhaven reform the process for cityhood Dec 11, 2015 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6rHTsNOsLE_TWFlT2xQd2p5dDA/view?usp=sharing I Like My County and I want to Make It Better pg 4A
http://www.scribd.com/doc/283948366/FREEPRESS-100915
Forum North DeKalb Residents Debate the Cityhood pg 10A
http://www.scribd.com/doc/283948366/FREEPRESS-100915
Forum Residents Debate the Cityhood pg 10A
http://www.scribd.com/doc/283948407/FREEPRESS-100215
Crowd flocks to learn more about Greenhaven cityhood proposal http://oncommongroundnews.com/local-news/itemlist/date/2015/9/28.html
I Like My County and I want to Make It Better pg 4A
http://www.scribd.com/doc/283948366/FREEPRESS-100915
Forum North DeKalb Residents Debate the Cityhood pg 10A
http://www.scribd.com/doc/283948366/FREEPRESS-100915
Forum Residents Debate the Cityhood pg 10A
http://www.scribd.com/doc/283948407/FREEPRESS-100215
Forum Rignites Debate on Cityhood in south DeKalb
http://issuu.com/crossroadsnews/docs/oct0315
Residents Share concerns for Cityhood pg 12A Sept 11, 2015
http://www.scribd.com/doc/281110730/FreePress-9-11-15
Letter to ICEO Lee May and BOC pg 4A (August 27, 2015)
http://www.scribd.com/doc/276684078/FreePress-8-27-15
Cityhood does not equal prosperity
http://www.decaturish.com/2015/06/dear-decaturish-cityhood-does-not-equal-prosperity/

Facts About the Pension Plan Costs and New Cities (page 4A)
https://www.scribd.com/doc/269371011/FREE-PRESS-6-19-15
New DeKalb County Cities Could Create Battle For Resources (WABE 90.1 Radio)
http://wabe.org/post/new-dekalb-county-cities-could-create-battle-resources
What have you done for me lately? April 17, 2015 p5A
http://www.scribd.com/doc/262161269/FreePress-4-17-15
No referendum this year for new cities in South DeKalb April 10, 2015
https://issuu.com/crossroadsnews/docs/apr1115
Cityhood: There's got to be a better way Mar 11 2015
http://atlantaforward.blog.ajc.com/2015/03/12/cityhood-theres-got-to-be-a-better-way/
Opinion: Stop the DeKalb cityhood movement Mar 12 2015 p18A
http://www.ajc.com/news/news/opinion/opinion-stop-the-dekalb-cityhood-movement/nkS4F/
Reasons why the city of Greenhaven should not be created. pg 5A
http://www.scribd.com/doc/258643794/Champion-FreePress-3-12-15 DeKalb Needs Leadership Formation New Cities pg .4
https://issuu.com/crossroadsnews/docs/feb2815
Issue of cityhood rooted in fear, mismanagement pg.4
https://issuu.com/crossroadsnews/docs/feb2815
Cityhood would not benefit residents South-DeKalb pg. 4
https://issuu.com/crossroadsnews/docs/aug0214
Citizens should say no thanks Greenhaven name https://issuu.com/crossroadsnews/docs/feb0715


Open Letter to Citizens of DeKalb County
http://www.scribd.com/doc/256376365/Champion-FreePress-2-19-15
A better name than ‘Greenhaven’ needed (pg 4)
http://www.scribd.com/doc/255659905/FreePress-2-13-15#scribd
Create a city for the right reasons, not because someone else is doing it. Nov, 4, 2016
http://crossroadsnews.com/news/2016...

Why I Oppose the City of Stonecrest Oct 28, 2016 http://ocgnews.com/why-i-oppose-the...

Why you should vote "No" on the City of Stonecrest Referendum Oct 14, 2016 http://ocgnews.com/why-you-should-v...

Stonecrestcityhood legislation headed to governor’s desk March 25, 2016 http://www.myajc.com/news/news/loca...

Greenhaven cityhood proposal dies in committee March 16, 2016 http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local-...

East Atlanta and Gresham Community residents oppose to Greenhaven development Dec 2, 2015 http://atlantadailyworld.com/2015/1...
http://oncommongroundnews.com/local...

Residents weight in on cityhood, corruption, Marta plans Dec. 26, 2015 http://crossroadsnews.com/news/2015...
https://issuu.com/crossroadsnews/do...

Residents speak out about proposed south DeKalb cities
http://thechampionnewspaper.com/new...
Senate, House committee reports raise many issues about cityhood efforts 12-19-2015 http://oncommongroundnews.com/local...
Slow down proposed Greenhaven reform the process for cityhood Dec 11, 2015 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...
I Like My County and I want to Make It Better pg 4A http://www.scribd.com/doc/283948366...
Forum North DeKalb Residents Debate the Cityhood pg 10A http://www.scribd.com/doc/283948366...
Forum Residents Debate the Cityhood pg 10A http://www.scribd.com/doc/283948407...
Crowd flocks to learn more about Greenhaven cityhood proposal http://oncommongroundnews.com/local...
Forum Reignites Debate on Cityhood in south DeKalb http://issuu.com/crossroadsnews/doc...
Residents Share Concerns for Cityhood pg12A http://www.scribd.com/doc/281110730...
Letter to ICEO Lee May and BOC pg 4A (August 27, 2015) http://www.scribd.com/doc/276684078...
Cityhood does not equal prosperity http://www.decaturish.com/2015/06/d...
Facts About the Pension Plan Costs and New Cities (page 4A) https://www.scribd.com/doc/26937101...
New DeKalb County Cities Could Create Battle For Resources (WABE 90.1 Radio) http://wabe.org/post/new-dekalb-cou...
What have you done for me lately? April 17, 2015 p5A http://www.scribd.com/doc/262161269...
No referendum this year for new cities in South DeKalb April 10, 2015 http://crossroadsnews.com/news/2015...
Cityhood: There's got to be a better way Mar 11 2015 http://atlantaforward.blog.ajc.com/...
Opinion: Stop the DeKalb cityhood movement Mar 12 2015 p18A http://www.ajc.com/news/news/opinio...
Reasons why the city of Greenhaven should not be created. pg 5A http://www.scribd.com/doc/258643794...
DeKalb Needs Leadership Formation New Cities http://crossroadsnews.com/news/2015...
Issue of cityhood rooted in fear, mismanagement http://crossroadsnews.com/news/2015...
Cityhood would not benefit residents South-DeKalb http://crossroadsnews.com/news/2014...
Citizens should say no thanks Greenhaven name http://crossroadsnews.com/news/2015...
Open Letter to Citizens of DeKalb County http://www.scribd.com/doc/256376365...
A better name than ‘Greenhaven’ needed (pg 4) http://www.scribd.com/doc/255659905...
Other Articles

DeKalb Co Pension Plan 2014 ACTUARIAL VALUATION SUMMARY https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...

DeKalb Pension Benchmarking Status Dec 2013
Pension Cost Legacy Formula DeKalb https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...
DeKalb Millage Rate 2015 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...
See relevant support documents Miilage Rate Chart https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...
Facts About DeKalb Pension Costs and New Cities https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...
Documents to pass out and circulate in your community
Land of OZ and the City of Emerald ( Greenhaven ) https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...
Facts About DeKalb Pension Costs and New Cities https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...
Stopping Shot Gun Cities https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...
Facts about Cityhood and Stop Cityhood https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...
Sixteen Reasons to Say No Thanks to Cityhood https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...
Residents Share Concerns for Cityhood https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...
Future of South DeKalb and Black Belt Economics https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6...
Online Petitions for Stonecrest and Greenhaven to Opt Out of the city boundaries https://www.facebook.com/notes/citi...
Atlanta metropolitan area https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlan...
Online Petitions

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