Update on Community Center, Stop Metro Green, and Comprehensive Plan

Let’s Take a Look at the Planned Community Center

There will be a virtual tour of the new Community and Senior Center to be built on the north end of Hairston Park.  Join the information meeting 

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020

Location: https://dekalbcountyga.zoom.us/j/9738328532

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00 p.m.

There will be a period for public comments on the final phase of planning for the design, engineering, and programming.

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw’s office sent the following announcement:

The proposed center will be located on County owned land at 4875 Elam Road, Stone Mountain GA. The area was selected for a center based on a 2016 Comprehensive Feasibility Study that identified the area as a high priority for Senior Services and Community Activities. The proposed 24,000 sq. ft. center will include a state-of-the-art functional facility to include a multipurpose dining room, classrooms, fitness room, a therapeutic pool with lap lanes, and many other exciting amenities.

The Community meeting will include the following:

1. Project overview by District # 4 Commissioner, Steve Bradshaw.

2. Project Schedule

3. Virtual Tour (Fly thru) of the Facility.

4. Questions and Answers

Questions can be directed to either the Community Development Department at 404-969-9921 or Commissioner Steve Bradshaw at (404) 371-4749.

Update on Effort to Stop Metro Green Recycling

Metro Green Recycling Center has begun construction on the construction debris recycling center on Miller Road (just down the street from Miller Middle School).  Commissioner Mereda Davis-Johnson, some Stonecrest city council members, residents and others are trying to get its permit revoked. People are alarmed by the prospect of toxic air, foul smells and decreased property values. Superior Court will hear the request for a temporary restraining order on Monday.

The City of Stonecrest permitted the business without a public hearing.

The hearing will be broadcast Oct. 26, 9 a.m.via Zoom.   Click this link at that time to watch the hearing.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0oEuLcgV3Rpx-PHhHoSMSg

If you would like background on this business, visit:

https://www.wearehiddenhills.com/stopmetrogreen.html

DeKalb County is updating it 5-year comprehensive plan. 

You can learn more about this effort on Oct. 22, 5 – 6 p.m.  Click this link:

https://dekalbcountyga.zoom.us/j/91524396384

Or, by phone:

USA 8882709936 (US Toll Free)

Conference code: 483980

You may also read the executive summary at: https://www.dekalbcountyga.gov/sites/default/files/users/user3566/Exec_Summary.pdf

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