Welcome to District 1!
Welcome to my official website. I am Commissioner Robert Patrick and I am truly honored to represent the constituents of District 1. My vision is to create a sustainable and thriving community by focusing on infrastructure, economic development, and collaborating with various stakeholders to increase the quality of life for our residents, improve county responsiveness, and a better business environment. I encourage you to explore this website to learn more about District 1, our work and progress, as well as finding helpful information on events, SPLOST projects, and reporting issues. Let's keep working together to make District 1 and DeKalb County the best place to live, work, and play.
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Here to serve your needsOur staff is here to support residents and other stakeholders to cut through bureaucracy by providing a central point-of-contact for information and accessing County services.
What Our Residents and Stakeholders Have to Say About #TeamD1
“We finally received our permit. Without your help, we would still be waiting for approval. We really appreciate your help.”Jeannie
“Thank you both for your assistance with the issue of our family pet earlier this week. I’m not sure if Officer Hall communicated it to you, but we were able to get Herbie out of the county shelter Wednesday afternoon to the great relief of the entire family. Thank you so much for making that happen.”JeffResident
“I wanted to thank you personally for your engagement with me and with our constituent group to make this meeting happen, and happen well. The meeting exceeded my expectations. We now need to let things take its course with the DWM process upstream and downstream and see how the new model will predict the "right" path for us.”JohnResident
We would like to thank you for your assistance and pass along our appreciation to the office of Robert Patrick. Once we copied Tara into the long email chain to a multiple of people, we miraculously received the permit the same day. I also received phone calls from quite a few different staff members following up to ensure we received the email with the permit and didn’t have any issues downloading and printing, etc. This was a first. I have been pulling permits in Dekalb County for over 11 years and no one has ever called me with a follow up to ensure I received their email. They normally don’t even return phone calls must less initiate them. We do appreciate the assistance.JenniferBuilder
I will echo the thanks to Tara and Commissioner Patrick. Both of you have really stepped up and ‘put your money where your mouths are’ to help our members – and we couldn’t be more appreciative. Thank you, Commissioner Patrick and Ms. Smith!KathyrnAssociation Director
Back to School Celebration
Commissioner Patrick has teamed up with Omega Support Center for a back-to-school-celebration on Saturday, July 30 from 11:00am-3:00pm
Pleasantdale Park Master Plan Community Meeting Follow Up
Residents will reconvene to discuss the outcome of the first community meeting. Join us on Thursday, August 4th from 6:00pm-7:30pm
District 1 by the Numbers
District 1 is one of the most diverse and unique districts in DeKalb County. From Buford Highway’s international commercial corridor to DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK), there’s plenty to explore and full of opportunities.
Median Household Income
Our residents speak over 150 languages
of our residents have a bachelor’s degree or higher
District 1 is an affordable community
Meet Your Commissioner
Robert Patrick has a long history of public service and a passion for serving his constituents. As a professional planner, he is a visionary leader that utilizes a collaborative approach to get results.