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Sunday Voting Approved for Three Locations

The DeKalb County Board of Registration & Elections has approved Early Voting locations in DeKalb County for the upcoming General and Special Elections.

In-person early voting for the Nov. 5 election will be as follows:

Central DeKalb:  Voter Registration & Elections Office
Two Areas -- One Exclusively for Senior and Disabled Voters
4380 Memorial Drive, Decatur, GA
Monday through Friday, October 13 - 31, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 25, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 26, 12:00 Noon to 5:00 p.m.

Tucker Recreation Center
4898 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA
Monday through Friday, October 13 - 31, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 25, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

South DeKalb
The Gallery at South DeKalb Mall
2801 Candler Road, Decatur, GA
Monday through Friday, October 13 - 31, 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 25, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 26, 12:00 Noon to 5:00 p.m.

Chamblee Civic Center
3540 Broad Street, Chamblee, GA
Sunday, October 26, 12:00 Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday, October 27 - 31, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Brookhaven City Hall
4362 Peachtree Road, NE, Brookhaven, GA
Monday through Friday, October 27 - 31, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Decatur
Clark Harrison Building
330 W. Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur, GA
Monday through Friday, October 27 - 31, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Berean Community Center
2440 Young Road, Stone Mountain, GA
Monday through Friday, October 27 - 31, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Voters who do not take advantage of Early Voting must go to their polling places on Tuesday, Nov. 4 to cast their ballots.  All early and absentee voting will end on Friday, Oct. 31.

If you have yet to register, you can do so by clicking HERE.  The deadline is Monday, October 6.

To find your polling place and see your sample ballot, go to My Voter Page at www.sos.state.ga.us.  Applications and other information may be obtained at the website www.dekalbvotes.com or by calling the Voter Registration & Elections office at (404) 298-4020.

Get Connected DeKalb!
On Saturday, November 1, 2014, DeKalb County will present the Fifth Annual DeKalb Neighborhood Summit at Tucker High School, 5036 LaVista Rd, Tucker, GA 30084.  This one-day gathering brings together the best and brightest of DeKalb's community leaders to engage, learn and advance their vision for their communities.  This year's theme will be, "Get Connected DeKalb!".  The focus will be connecting communities to information, resources, opportunities and county leadership that will help neighborhoods to thrive and succeed.

SUMMIT REGISTRATION

Sign Up as a Curbside Consultant for the 2014 DeKalb Neighborhood Summit
On Saturday, November 1, 2014, DeKalb County will present the Fifth Annual DeKalb Neighborhood Summit at Tucker High School, 5036 LaVista Rd, Tucker, GA 30084.  This one-day gathering brings the best and brightest of DeKalb's community leaders together to engage, learn and advance their vision for their communities.

We are seeking consultants or nonprofit professionals for Curbside Consulting at this year's summit.  As experts in the following areas, you will provide in-kind direct consultation to individuals and community groups seeking specialized advice:

Community Organizing/Building Marketing/Social Media
Fundraising/Grant Writing Meeting Facilitation
Volunteer/Board Management Program Planning and Development
Neighborhood Nexus/Community Needs Assessment

Please click HERE for details.
Please click HERE to apply.

Win $1,000!¯ How Connected is Your Neighborhood?
Here is your chance to nominate your neighborhood for the "DeKalb Great Neighborhood Award." This year, we are providing rewards to those who have demonstrated strong connections with their neighbors, county, faith community, schools, police precincts and youth. In 500 words or less, tell us why your neighborhood should be recognized as the "Most Connected" and what neighborhood connection project you will complete with the $1,000.00 award.

DEKALB GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD AWARD APPLICATION
Please click HERE for detailed information.

DeKalb Operations Task Force Meeting Schedule Announced
The Operations Task Force, created by DeKalb Interim CEO Lee May through an Executive Order in March, held its first meeting on June 5, 2014.  The Operations Task Force is empanelled to explore and study (1) the financial, business, zoning and quality of life impact on residents and government operations caused by the creation of new cities and annexations; (2) the effectiveness of the current governance structure of DeKalb County and ethics and transparency in County operations; (3) the equitable distribution of Homestead Option Sales Tax (HOST) proceeds and legacy pension costs between the DeKalb County and it's cities; and (4) other related matters.

Please click HERE to view the full meeting schedule.