“It Takes a Village” Town Hall Tackles Homelessness Crisis in DeKalb County

Join community leaders and experts for a crucial discussion addressing homelessness in DeKalb County at the “It Takes a Village” Town Hall. Decatur, GA – As homelessness continues to be a pressing issue in DeKalb County, Commissioner Robert Patrick is proud to announce, “It Takes a Village,” a town hall conversation dedicated to addressing this […]

Taking properties from blight to bright – new ‘brownfield’ mapping tool details development opportunities for contaminated sites

While DeKalb County is booming, as people and businesses are drawn to the county’s array of cultural, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities, there’s one area of opportunity that a new tool is bringing to light: Brownfields. Brownfields are former industrial or commercial sites where future use is affected by environmental contamination. These could include former gas […]

Commissioner Robert Patrick Funds Mercer University Trail Feasibility Study

Decatur Ga-Commissioner Patrick recently allocated $46,000 for the PATH Foundation to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of a trail that would connect Mercer University as part of the North Fork Peachtree Creek and Henderson Mill Creek trail systems. In 2020, the PATH Foundation entered into a master contract agreement with DeKalb County to […]

Commissioner Robert Patrick and CEO Michael Thurmond to Host “Flip the Switch” Event to Commemorate the Latest Traffic Signal Installation on Pleasantdale Road

Decatur, GA — Commissioner Robert Patrick and DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond, in partnership with DeKalb County’s Transportation Department, and DeKalb County’s Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs, will unveil the newest traffic light at Pleasantdale Elementary School on Monday, April 24th, 2023. The newly installed traffic signal adds another layer of safety for […]