Category Archives: Georgia Municipal Association-GMA

LaVista Hills Cityhood Proposal Moves Forward, despite Border Disputes

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With additional reporting by Barbara Payne.   (APN) ATLANTA — Voter referenda for proposed cities of LaVista Hills and Tucker, both in north DeKalb County, are moving forward to be on the November 2015 ballot, despite a conflict between the proposed maps for LaVista Hills and City of Atlanta annexation of Druid Hills neighborhood.   City of Atlanta annexation efforts […]

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Republican Transportation Bill Would Divert Revenue from Localities

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(APN) ATLANTA — State Rep. Jay Roberts (R-Ocilla) recently introduced HB 170, a bill to increase state funding for transportation projects by one billion dollars, a measure that might seem, on its face, to be a step in the right direction.   But in order to come up with the money, the State of Georgia would divert millions of dollars […]

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Loch Lomond Estates, in south Fulton, Seeks Annexation into Atlanta

With additional reporting by Matthew Charles Cardinale.   (APN) ATLANTA — Loch Lomond Estates, a neighborhood in unincorporated south Fulton County, is seeking annexation into the City of Atlanta. ¬† ¬†   The neighborhood submitted a petition on July 17, 2014. ¬†Atlanta Progressive News obtained a copy through a Georgia Open Records Act request from the Municipal Clerk, Rhonda Dauphin […]

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