November 9, 2018 Newsletter

//November 9, 2018 Newsletter

November 9, 2018 Newsletter

November 9,2018
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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
DEKALB COUNTY NEWS
DeKalb Offers Free Bulky Item Curbside Collection
DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will offer free residential bulky item curbside collection every Friday and Saturday from November 30, 2018, through December 22, 2018, as part of the Operation Holiday Clean Sweep 2018 campaign.
DeKalb Provides $2 Million Loan to Support Senior Housing
Partnership funds affordable housing project near MARTA station
DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County provided $2.2 million in funding to support the development of Columbia Senior Residences at Decatur East, an affordable senior housing complex located near the Avondale MARTA station.
Lucious Sanders Recreation Center to Host Coat Drive
DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs is accepting new or gently used coats for its first coat drive now until Friday, November 30, 2018.
DeKalb Offers Residents Free Flood Plain Information
DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Roads and Drainage Division provides general flood plain information free of charge to county residents. The county participates in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program “Community Rating System” and offers residents information about flood hazards, prevention and mitigation.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Caregiver Workshop to Support Healthy Families
DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Human Services Department and DeKalb County Public Library will host a caregiver workshop titled “You Are Not Alone: Support and Resources for Care Partners.” Dinner will be provided.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Avis G. Williams Library
1282 McConnell Drive
Decatur, Georgia
DeKalb Announces Veterans Day Sanitation Schedule
DECATUR, Ga. — In observance of Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 12, the DeKalb County Sanitation Division will be closed.
The Sanitation Division’s administrative office, Central and North Transfer Stations and Seminole Road Landfill will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12, and will reopen onTuesday, Nov. 13, during normal operating hours.
Fulton-DeKalb
Hospital Authority
Internship Opportunity
The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority is interested in reducing disparities and improving community health outcomes through systematic changes.
We are looking for young leaders to join us.
Applications are now being accepted for our upcoming cohort of Interns and Fellows.
Deadline for the Spring 2019 Academic year is:
December 14, 2018
Students must reside or attend college in DeKalb or Fulton County.
DISTRICT 5 COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT
Is Your Community/Business Next?
Nominate your community or a community organization for the
District 5 Community Spotlight
Please email a brief statement detailing the reason for your nomination and about the work the organization does in District 5.
Please send the statement to dmccoy@dekalbcountyga.gov
We look forward to hearing from you !
Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson | DeKalb County Board of Commissioners
2018-11-27T21:04:50+00:00November 9th, 2018|Newsletters|

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