What voters need to know about the SPLOST II vote in DeKalb County on Nov. 7, 2023

DeKalb County SPLOST

In 2017, an overwhelming 71% of DeKalb County voters approved the county’s first Special Option Local Sales Tax (SPLOST), adding a penny sales tax to fund public safety and capital improvements. The penny tax has is expected to generate $636 million for the county and its cities by the time it expires in 2024.  Those […]

Commissioner Robert Patrick Introduces Non-Discrimination Ordinance

On Tuesday, June 15th, 2021, Commissioner Robert Patrick introduced a resolution for DeKalb CEO’s executive administration to review a draft for a countywide non-discrimination ordinance (NDO). If adopted, this amendment would make it a civil violation for anyone with a county business license and/or permit to discriminate against any protected class. According to Georgia Equality: […]