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Thank you for visiting my website which I hope will be a good source for information about District 6.  Please visit it often as the News and Calendar change frequently.

 

I am always looking for ways to stay in touch.  Your neighborhood and community meetings are important to me as they give me a chance to hear directly from you about concerns and ideas.  If you do not belong to an association, I can arrange to meet with your friends and neighbors for conversation in your home.  Please get in touch with me about upcoming activities so that I can attend. You can reach me at 404-371-4909, through my website, www.kathiegannon.com or email at kgannon@dekalbcountyga.gov.
 
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District 6 Updates and Events

Thank You For Your Donations!

The final numbers from this year's Annual Canned Food Drive are in! Thank you DeKalb for your donations to “Out Fox” hunger! Your generous efforts provided a total of 5,855 meals to those in need! Food collection increased by 2,085 pounds from last year. A special thank you goes out to all of the food drive partners for their support.

 


Watershed Management’s Spring Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event
March 25th 2017 from 8 -12 PM
3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur, GA 30032
 
Please participate in this free event hosted by the DeKalb Watershed Department in partnership with MXI Environmental Services LLC.
 
This event will offer participants the opportunity  to properly dispose of dangerous household chemicals that are no longer in use such as aerosols, batteries, adhesives, flammables, lawn care products, fluorescent light bulbs, photo chemicals, artist supplies, paint and paint-related products.


Movie With a Major
March 25th at 12 PM
Satellite Cinemas - South DeKalb Mall

Join Major Johnson for a day at the movies! The featured film is Lego Batman. 


Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival 
March 25th and 26th
Blackburn Park

It's festival season! The Cherry Blossom Festival will feature various activities for pets, Children’s Village, Classic Car Show, 5K Race + 1K Walk, Arts and Crafts Marketplace and more.



DeKalb Youth Career Readiness Expo 
April 3rd & 4th from 9AM - 4PM
GA Piedmont Technical College Conference Center

The free event will prepare DeKalb County youth for summer employment opportunities with workshops such as resume writing, dressing for success, effective communication and entrepreneurship.

Attendees also can participate in a job fair and gain assistance researching scholarships.



DeKalb Spring Break Mini-Day Camp
April 3rd-7th from 7AM - 6PM daily
Various DeKalb Recreational Centers

The cost of camp is $10 for a day of activities for children ages 5-12. Participants must provide their own lunches and snacks. To access online registration, click to register online


Pets of the Week 
To help spread the love, Lifeline is offering an adoption special of $14 for all dogs over 25 lbs. and all cats. Meet Elmo, Grey, and other furry friends from DeKalb Animal Services.  






South Precinct's Safety Tips
Click HERE to view South Precinct's Auto Safety Tips. 

Toilet Retrofit Rebate Program 
More than 47% of water use in the average American home occurs in the bathroom, with nearly 24% being used by toilets.  Fortunately, your household can significantly curb its toilet water usage in a number of ways. Would you like to decrease your water usage and aid in the conservation of water? Participate in DeKalb County’s Toilet Retrofit Rebate Program! There are two rebate options:

 

Option 1:  For the purchase of any approved 1.6 gallons per flush (gpf) toilet on the list of eligible toilets, a rebate of up to $50.00 will be given.

Option 2:  For the purchase of any approved 1.28 gpf WaterSense labeled toilet on the list of eligible toilets, a rebate of up to $100.00 will be given.

 

Only the exact model names and number combinations on DeKalb County's list of eligible toilets will qualify for the toilet rebate. These toilets have been tested by the Maximum Performance Test in specific combinations for performance and water savings - tank and bowl number cannot be "mixed and matched" from different models. Other models may be available for purchase, but WILL NOT qualify for a rebate. Customers will only be allowed to apply for a maximum of three (3) toilets per household.

Download the application today!




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NEW : Department Relocations

Due to the sale of the Clark Harrison Building in December, seven DeKalb County departments relocated, including Planning, Facilities Management, DeKalb Watershed Management Inspectors, Community Development, Code Enforcement, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs. 


The new locations are below: 

 

  • Planning – 330 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., 3rd Floor, Decatur, GA 30030
  • Facilities Management – 1300 Commerce Drive, 3rd Floor, Decatur, GA 30030
  • DeKalb Watershed Management Inspectors – 4572 Memorial Drive, Decatur, GA 30030
  • Community Development – 3486 Covington Highway, Decatur, GA 30032
  • Code Enforcement – 1807 Candler Road, Decatur, GA 30032
  • GIS – 330 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., 4th Floor, Decatur, GA 30030
  • Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs – 1950 W. Exchange Place, 4th Floor, Tucker, GA 30084


NEW: Mobile Hotspot Checkout
 
Select DeKalb Public Libraries are offering a new service – mobile hotspot device checkout! Click HERE for more information and locations featuring mobile hotspot check out. 


DeKalb Homestead Exemption 
The deadline for homestead applications is April 3rd for the exemption to be granted on 2017 annual property taxes. For more information, click HERE for application details and eligibility requirements.


FREE- Tax Assistance 
Residents 60 and older in addition to lower and middle income taxpayers can receive free tax assistance and preparation at the following locations in District 6 :

Clarkston Library – 12 – 4 PM (Mondays and Tuesdays)

Scott Candler Library – 10 AM – 1:30 PM (Tuesdays)

Bethseda Cathedral / Austin Drive Senior Campus – 10 AM – 1:30 PM (Tuesdays)

Decatur Recreation Center – 10 AM – 2:00 PM (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays)


DeKalb Parks & Rec. Summer Employment
Looking for a summer job? Click HERE to see available seasonal positions and application details



District Attorney's Office Community Survey 
DeKalb County's District Attorney's Office wants to hear from you! Please download and fill out the following survey in order to voice your concerns regarding crime in your community. Please return by mail or email to your community prosecutor. Their addresses are listed at the bottom of the survey.