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Topographic and Flood Plain Map

Topographic and Flood Plain Map Section

North Fork Peachtree Creek
(provided by the North Briarcliff Civic Association, 2016)

NBCA_Hydrological and Flood Plain Map -2016


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Presidential Preference Primary and Special Election – March 1st, 2016

ALL PRECINCTS OPEN (go to assigned polling place):  March 1, 2016 7am-7pm
EARLY VOTING:  now through Feb 26, 2016 …

Mon-Fri 7am-7pm + Sat 2/20/16 9am-4pm at:
Voter Registration & Election Office, 4380 Memorial Dr, Ste 300, Decatur 30032
Tucker Recreation Center, 4898 LaVista Rd, Tucker 30084
Mon-Fri 9am-8pm + Sat 2/20/16 9am-4pm at:
The Galleria at South DeKalb Mall, 2801 Candler Rd, Decatur 30034

More info:  or 404-298-4020

Excerpt from
2016 Presidential election year – 3 major elections plus runoffs as needed
March 1 Presidential Preference Primary and Special (Tucker Runoff – March 29)

•    Parties select presidential candidates
•    Tucker special election for city officials/ City of Atlanta SPLOST
•    No nonpartisan races except in Atlanta and Tucker
•    Registration Deadline, February 1 2016

May 24 – General Primary and Nonpartisan Election (Runoff – July 26)

•    Parties select local/state/federal candidates for November election
•    Nonpartisan races for judges and board of education
•    Registration Deadline, April 25 2016

November 8 – General Election (Runoffs – December 6 and/or January 10 2016)

•    Elect president and federal, state and local officials
•    State and local referendums
•    Registration Deadline, October 11 2016

Bill to eliminate the DeKalb County CEO form of government

OTHER LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY relating to local governance:  State Representatives Mary Margaret Oliver and Scott Holcomb are co-sponsoring a bill to eliminate the DeKalb County CEO form of government, to be replaced with a County Commission Chair and a county manager format.   They are working to gather the required support of the majority of the DeKalb delegation’s votes.

–posted 2/17/2016

Important Town Hall Thursday 2/18/2016!!

TOWN HALL:  State Representatives Mary Margaret Oliver, Scott Holcomb, and Michele Henson will host a Town Hall meeting this Thursday (Feb 18) from 7:00 to 8:30 at theLakeside High School auditorium for a Legislative update and discussion of the proposed Chamblee annexation.

CHAMBLEE ANNEXATION:   A proposal has recently arisen to annex a portion of the proposed LaVista Hills area into Chamblee (including the NBCA area).  The Brookhaven Post has been following this activity; see for a full set of postings.  The two links below are a good intro:



Mixed-use centers in the Tucker and Northlake area is planned

A study that will guide the creation of walk-able mixed-use centers in the Tucker and Northlake area is planned for the next three months.

The Tucker-Northlake Community Improvement District, which is made up of businesses that want to improve economic development, announced Monday it selected the Sizemore Group architecture firm to conduct the master planning study.

The first community meeting about the study is scheduled for Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. at the Hampton Inn at 3400 Northlake Parkway NE.