Month: October 2015

Candidates Forum 2015 Held at The Church at Decatur Heights



Discussion on current state of City of Decatur by Decatur City Comission and Decatur School Board Candidates. Touching on a range of topics from annexation, to traffic control.  There are a total of (9) 15 minute videos.

From Left To Right: Eric Tumperi, John Ridley, James Johnson, Commissioner Scott Drake,  CSD Board Chair Garrett Gobel, Tasha White, Thomas DeSimone

Hosted by Decatur Heights Neighborhood Association.

Moderator Bill Banks, freelance writer and AJC correspondent, held at The Church at Decatur Heights, 735 Sycamore Drive

Thank you to Daniel from Forever Dreaming Productions for his work on audio and sound production.


Candidates Forum October 25th 3-5pm.

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November 3 ballot

City Schools of Decatur Bond Referendum

HB597 Dekalb Ethics Board Bill


City of Decatur Commission Candidates:

District 1 Post B

Commissioner Scott Drake

Eric Tumperi

[Valencia Breedlove


District 2 Post B

James Johnson

[Brian Smith

At Large

John Ridley

[Tony Powers


City Schools of Decatur School Board Candidates:

District 1 Post B

CSD Board Chair Garrett Gobel

District 2 Post B

Thomas DeSimone

Tasha White

DHNA Meeting October 6th, 2015 (7PM)

DHNA Meeting October 6th


Special Guests

Patrick Allen, P.E. Georgia DOT district 7 assistant district engineer/district traffic engineer.

John Maximuk, AICP City of Decatur director of design environment and construction division/public works