I applaud Dekalb Schools for working to relieve overcrowding, but have a few concerns about specific aspects of that plan.
Doraville's budgeting process is broken. Unless Doraville elects a mayor who is willing to take the leadership on this, we will not see significant changes to the way our city handles its budget, and more tax increases are likely on the horizon.
Doraville's Mayor race will be settled in a run-off election on December 3rd. You can also apply for an absentee ballot if you can't vote on the day-of.
On the day before the November 5th election, the city released all Campaign Contribution Disclosure Reports that had been due the Friday before. These reports cover contributions and expenditures from October 1 through October 25th 2019. As I did when the first set of these reports was released in early October, I have put together …
Find out who has been giving Doraville's mayoral candidates campaign contributions
2011 - Doraville's Kmart closes in November; also in November 2011, Donna Pittman is elected to her first full term. 2015 - In the Summer of 2015, a new project is announced for the site of Doraville's empty Kmart: Nexus. That Fall, Donna Pittman is re-elected in a landslide. 2018 - Mayor Pittman promises in …
The mayor's role is to serve as a leader. This is exactly what Doraville has been lacking for the last decade. That is why I am running.
As a long-time resident of Doraville, candidate forums have always been an important way for me to learn about the people running for office in our city. This is particularly true when I am not familiar with all of the people running. Those years when we haven't had a candidate forum, I feel like it's …
Doraville's city manager is retiring at the end of this year. The city should hire an interim city manager for the first part of 2020, and allow the new mayor and council to run the selection process.
Doraville can’t just keep handling animal control the way we always have. We need to look regionally for best practices, and make sure we’re offering real services to our residents.