The new city's administrative offices will be in Dunwoody, while its municipal court will be in Corporate Square, inside Brookhaven's city limits.
Brookhaven's temporary administrative offices will be located in Dunwoody. On Sunday night, the Brookhaven Commission announced its recommendations for temporary office space. That location is at 200 Ashford Center North, in suite 125. However, the commission's recommendations for municipal court are within city limits: suite 125, building two in Corporate Square, off Buford Highway. The commission announced that city offices could be ready for occupation by February 2013. Brookhaven's mayor and city council still have to approve the commission's recommendations for office space. That item is on the agenda for Monday night's meeting. Related Items: Brookhaven Makes History On Monday Night. Where Should Brookhaven's City Hall Be Located?
Jacobs answers question about taxes and services for proposed city
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Editor's note: Below, Rep. Mike Jacobs answers some common questions about the proposed city of Brookhaven in a recent posting on his website. Jacobs addresses how the new city could affect the county's tax structure and what services the city can provide. The cityhood bill was passed by the General Assembly on March 29. The bill now awaits the Governor’s signature. If approved it would be sent to voters in Brookhaven on whether to incorporate. Click here to read the final version of the cityhood bill, HB 636. Q: How will cityhood affect my property taxes? A: It will reduce your overall property tax burden as compared to what is paid in unincorporated DeKalb County. Becoming a city does not add new taxes to your property tax bill. Instead…
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