|This year's summit brings together residents from across DeKalb County to meet, exchange ideas, learn how to partner with county departments, and celebrate DeKalb County!|
|Participants will have the opportunity to attend workshops, visit exhibits, and network with community leaders.|
|Visit the DeKalb Show on the Road:
DeKalb Recycles, the Affordable Care Act marketplace, low-flow toilets, the Neighborhood Ambassador Program, the DeKalb Sustainable Neighborhood Initiative, traffic calming submission guidelines, fire and rescue, neighborhood watch, green initiatives, the DeKalb Workforce Development jobs bus, Adopt-a-Park, community gardening, and much more.
|More than maps - DeKalb's GIS department has important information for you:
Know your floodplain status, get property and tax bill information and update the ownership of your property.
|What's new at the summit this year:
The Power of Youth
Join the Frank Ski Kids Foundation and other youth groups to hear about how young people are making positive contributions in their schools and communities.
|What would you do with $1,000?
The Power of Youth
Here is your chance to nominate your neighborhood for the DeKalb Great Neighborhood Award, sponsored by DeKalb County Sanitation and Keep DeKalb Beautiful. In 500 words or less, tell us why your neighborhood should be recognized and what neighborhood project you would complete with the $1,000 award. Please submit your nominations to: email@example.com with the subject line, "We are a great neighborhood!"
|•||Public Safety Its a Priority Hear about the new boundaries, police precincts, and public safety strategies. Come meet your precinct majors. Considering a Neighborhood Watch? Come learn what communities can do to decrease crime and increase safety. Learn how to start a Neighborhood Watch, strategies that may help to improve safety, and an introduction to the Neighborhood Watch Toolkit.|
|•||Understanding Community Improvement Districts Do you ever wonder why Perimeter looks better than South DeKalb? Come hear how CIDs can be implemented in commercial areas.|
|•||Creating an Abundant Community Dont rely on government alone. Come learn how key community residents have improved the quality of life in their neighborhoods by working with community residents, businesses, faith-based institutions, and schools to create an abundant community.|
|•||Transportation Plan Update Come hear the latest on the list of priorities for transportation improvements in DeKalb County. Interested in I-20 MARTA rail? Want more sidewalks? Need an intersection improved? Give your input.|
|•||Click HERE to view more and to register.|
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
FIRE AND RESCUE
OFFICE OF SENIOR AFFAIRS
PARKS & RECREATION
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
PORTER SANFORD ARTS CENTER
PROPERTY APPRAISAL DEPARTMENT
PURCHASING & CONTRACTING