February 8, 2019 Newsletter

//February 8, 2019 Newsletter

February 8, 2019 Newsletter

February 8, 2019
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FROM THE DESK OF
COMMISSIONER MEREDA DAVIS JOHNSON
Greetings Family, Friends & Neighbors,
I would like to inform you of several updates concerning events and opportunities happening in District 5 and other important information that I believe you will find helpful.
If you have any questions regarding any of the information provided in this update, please feel free to contact my office at 404-271-2159.
As always, please share this information with your friends, family and neighbors.
Yours in service,
Mereda Davis Johnson
Commissioner, District 5
Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson
announces the District 5
BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM
“Martin and Music”
DeKalb County News
DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to Increase Safety in Parks with New Park Rangers
DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs is continuing to make parks and recreational facilities safe for DeKalb County neighborhoods and communities, with the introduction of four new park rangers. The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners and CEO Michael Thurmond endorsed this initiative in 2018.
The rangers will ensure the safety of our parks, recreational facilities, trails and participate in community outreach and public awareness. Park rangers will be on duty seven days a week and will be under the supervision of DeKalb Park Police Coordinator, Officer Jean-Jacques Lambotte.
For more information, contact Dawn Cribb, public relations specialist, at 404-371-6295
DeKalb Clerk of Superior Court to host
Free Notary Training March 8, 2019
Decatur, GA – DeKalb County Superior Court Clerk Debra DeBerry and the Georgia Superior Court Clerks’ Cooperative Authority are hosting two free notary training sessions on Friday, March 8, 2019. The first session is 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM and the second session is 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.
This training workshop is open to the public and highly recommended to anyone who is a notary public in the State of Georgia or would like to become one. It is important to remember that a notary public should perform their duties to the utmost extent of the law, failure to do so could result in costly lawsuits and penalties as a notary is liable for his or her actions.
Please contact Twinette Jones to reserve your seat to attend either session at 404-371-2250 or tajones@dekalbcountyga.govno later than March 7, 2019 by 3:00 PM.
Event:Free Notary Training
Date:Friday, March 8, 2019
Session One: 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Session Two: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PMWhere: Maloof Auditorium
1300 Commerce Drive Decatur, Georgia 30030
District 5 Unexpended Balances Review
Being a good steward of your taxpayer dollars!
DeKalb CEO Presentation to Detail Employee Pension Fund Strategy
DECATUR, Ga. – Tomorrow, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond will make a formal presentation detailing the county’s long-term strategy to strengthen and stabilize the employee pension fund. CEO Thurmond has prioritized establishing fiscal integrity to DeKalb County’s government by eliminating a structural deficit of $24.7 million, establishing a projected $103 million rainy day fund and addressing the county’s unfunded pension liabilities.
DeKalb Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs to Hold Youth Track and Field Registration
DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Youth Track and Field registration is open now through March 8.
County Contractors Deploy Additional Resources for SPLOST Paving Program
Four crews paving throughout DeKalb
DECATUR, Ga. – For the first time, four paving crews are simultaneously deployed around DeKalb addressing its worst roads through the special option local sales tax (SPLOST) program.
Judge to Host Traffic Violators Impact Program on
Distracted and Dangerous Driving
DECATUR, Ga.–State Court Judge Kiesha R. Storey will continue to host the Teen Victim Impact Program (TVIP) (now known as the Traffic Violators Impact Program) in 2019.
DeKalb County Mobile Career Center February Schedule
DECATUR, Ga. – WorkSource DeKalb announces its Mobile Career Center schedule for February. The center will be stationed at locations throughout DeKalb County to help put DeKalb County citizens back to work.
Help District 5 update
our HOA Contacts
District 5 of DeKalb County is currently updating the contact information for the Homeowner Associations in our district.
Please send us your
community name, HOA President name, and the HOA Presidents contact information (email and phone number).
APPLY TO SERVE ON A
DISTRICT 5 BOARD OR COMMISSION
SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN DISTRICT 5!
District 5 Community Council Board – Click here to view more information
District 5 Planning Commission – Click here to view more information
District 5 Park Bond Citizen Advisory Committee – Click here to view more information
If you are interested in applying for any of the Boards or Commission volunteer positions, please email your resume to dmccoy@dekalbcountyga.gov
We look forward to hearing from you !
Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson | DeKalb County Board of Commissioners
2019-03-05T18:46:02+00:00February 8th, 2019|Newsletters|

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