Having the mayor travel to more national and international events is crucial to ensuring Brookhaven becomes an influential player in politics, according to city officials. The current expense account caps in the charter are limiting that reach, they said.
Source: Reporter Newspapers | Posted: May. 13, 2019
The new ordinance also prohibits fishing along the future Peachtree Creek Greenway. The new rules were approved by the City Council April 9, just days following the death of a great blue heron found at Murphey Candler Park whose beak had become tied shut with cast-off fishing line.
Source: Reporter Newspapers | Posted: May. 6, 2019
The planned “live-work-play health innovation district” would take 15 years to build, Emory said. It would be across the street from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s massive health care project, which includes a $1.3 billion hospital, expected to open in 2025.
Source: WABE | Posted: May. 3, 2019
People must own the home they are renting, according to Brookhaven’s rules. Hosts are also subject to the city’s excise tax, and they cannot list their home for more than 180 days.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Apr. 25, 2019
The bridge is part of a regional strategic plan to provide access to Executive Park and the new Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta medical campus, according to city officials. The flyover bridge would also help alleviate traffic on North Druid Hills Road, according to the city.
Source: Reporter Newspapers | Posted: Apr. 24, 2019
PARC Brookhaven was formed shortly after the city was incorporated. The founding members are residents who were active in various parks advocacy groups before the city incorporated.
Source: Reporter Newspapers | Posted: Apr. 23, 2019
While the bureau is a nonprofit and a separate entity from the city government, it is funded by the city’s hotel-motel tax. The BCVB is using BrandStrategy, Inc. and Zehnder Communications to help in its branding and marketing effort.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Apr. 22, 2019
The developer of a proposed townhome project on Brookhaven’s bustling Dresden Drive says it wants to scrap those plans and build only single-family houses after receiving significant blowback from residents living in adjacent neighborhoods. The City Council is slated to take up the request at its April 23 meeting.
Source: Reporter Newspapers | Posted: Apr. 10, 2019
Community Development staff members said the request to do so came from the mayor and City Council. The short-term rentals would only be allowed for owner-occupied houses, according to the zoning code amendment.
Source: Reporter Newspapers | Posted: Apr. 5, 2019
The Brookhaven Planning Commission is recommending denial of a proposed senior living apartment development in Lenox Park after the developer asked for a waiver on the city’s new workforce housing mandate.
Source: Reporter Newspapers | Posted: Apr. 4, 2019