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Dunwoody City Council Monday to discuss "Project Rennaisance" project

Dunwoody City Council will also discuss police department expansion, stoplight timing improvements and meets in executive session.

The Dunwoody City Council meets Monday to discuss a host of issues; including a development agreement with John Wieland Homes in Georgetown, a discussion about adding staff to the police department for the next five years, and a construction agreement with the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts to time stoplights around Dunwoody.

  • The council will hold a public hearing on two aspects of the . The first is whether to enter into a development agreement with John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods, the city's selected bidder for the project. The second is whether the the city should buy the first three acres of a 19-acre property that used to house Emory Hospital. The land would be in the second phase of development for Wieland.
  • Police Chief Billy Grogan is advocating a five-year plan to add staff to the department that, if adopted, would add close to $2 million in ongoing costs in five years. The plan adds personnel. The 2013 expansion would add a Sergeant and three officers to a "crime response team" that would cost $481,000.
  • The council will also look to adopt a construction agreement to time stoplights in the Perimeter Center Improvement Districts. Dunwoody is not bearing the cost of the agreement, which involves the Georgia Department of Transportation, Sandy Springs, DeKalb County and the PCIDs.


Council will meet in a specially called closed-session meeting at 6 p.m. The regular council meeting is scheduled to being at 7 p.m. View the full agenda here.

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