General Assembly Meeting: March 18th: 4-6 PM

General Assembly Meeting: March 18th: 4-6 PM at 1117 Country Ln NE

WHNA General Assembly Meeting March 18th: 4-6 PM at 1117 Country Ln NE
WHNA General Assembly Meeting March 18th: 4-6 PM at 1117 Country Ln NE

As we head into Spring, we have a lot going on in the neighborhood. Please join us for our Spring General Assembly Meeting.

 

Topics will include
Neighborhood anti-crime initiative
Update on Meeting with Commissioner Rader
BriarVista: What is Montessori and Why Briar Vista
Annual Yard Sale
Other information that you need to know

Who: WHNA
What: Spring Assembly Meeting
Where: 1117 Country Ln NE
When: Saturday, March 18th: 4-6 PM

Dekalb Holiday Sanitation Schedule

HOLIDAY COLLECTION SCHEDULE

  • New Year’s Day MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2017 No collection services on Monday, Jan. 2. Collection services will run one day late through Friday.
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017 No collection services on Monday, Jan. 16. Collection services will run one day late through Friday.
  • Presidents Day MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2017 No collection services on Monday, Feb. 20. Collection services will run one day late through Friday.
  • Memorial Day MONDAY, MAY 29, 2017 No collection services on Monday, May 29. Collection services will run one day late through Friday.
  • Independence Day TUESDAY, JULY 4, 2017 No collection services on Tuesday, July 4. Collection services will run one day late through Friday.
  • Labor Day MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2017 No collection services on Monday, Sep. 4. Collection services will run one day late through Friday.
  • Veterans Day FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017 No collection services on Friday Nov. 10.
  • Thanksgiving Holiday THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2017 FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2017 No collection services on Thursday, Nov. 23 or Friday Nov. 24. Thursday customers will be serviced on Saturday, Nov. 25.
  • Christmas Day MONDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2017 No collection services on Monday, Dec. 25. Collection services will run one day late through Friday.
  • New Year’s Day MONDAY, JANUARY 1, 2018 No collection services on Monday, Jan. 1. Collection services will run one day late through Friday.

DeKalb Schools Superintendent Search

As discussed in the Board meeting today, PROACT (the superintendent search firm) is looking for community feedback regarding the next superintendent. The countywide public engagement session is tonight, Thursday, February 12th, from 7:00 to 8:30 at the Board of Education Auditorium. If you are able, please plan to attend. Whether you attend or not, please give your feedback online:

PROACT Search and the DeKalb County School District are in the process of
preparing the background information and documentation for the search,
including a formal position profile and application. Part of this process
involves an extensive, in-depth period of stakeholder engagement. Please
feel free to participate in this process through an online survey. You
may access the link through either of the two links below. It is
available in multiple languages on both websites. Please share this
information with other stakeholders.

Access via the DeKalb County School District weblink:
http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/www/superintendent-search/

Access via PROACT Search weblink:
http://www.proactsearch.com/current-searches-1/2014/12/24/dekalb-county-public-schools-ga

Clifton Corridor Shaping Meetings

Clifton Corridor
Shaping Meetings

 

Important Meetings On The Development of The Clifton Corridor / Marta Light Rail System Running Right Behind Arnold Avenue 
These meetings will be very important as to the future plans of a Light Rail development right behind Woodland Hills along Arnold Ave. Please see the below information on Date and Times for the upcoming meetings to get informed and have a voice on the plans MARTA has for this transit system!

Woodland Hills Cityhood Survey Results

Woodland Hills Cityhood
Survey Results

 

Survey Says: Yes, Woodland Hills Is Interested In Joining A City

According to a survey initiated by the Woodland Hills Neighborhood Association earlier this month, 79% of the participants responded that they would prefer to join a city, either be annexed by the City of Atlanta or a new Dekalb city.Annexation into the City of Atlanta was strongly favored, coming in at 67.5% of first place votes, followed by 18% for unincorporated Dekalb and the new Dekalb city with 14.5% of votes. Respondents cited that taxes and schools were the primary drivers in their decisions. Priorities ranked as follows:

  • Taxes 36.5%
  • Schools 35.9%
  • Infrastructure 14.7%
  • Police 10.9%
  • Zoning 1.9%

Many residents expressed concern that the senior exemptions in the city of Atlanta are far inferior to that of Dekalb County. While others cited that keeping the school community intact was of the utmost importance.

Moving forward, it is our goal to engage in discussion with the City of Atlanta and the surrounding communities to further explore all options.