Dunwoody Proposed 2022 Budget Released for Public and Council Review

Proposed budget begins the use of American Rescue Plan funding and addresses compensation of public safety personnel.

Dunwoody, GA – August 31, 2021 – Dunwoody Mayor Lynn Deutsch and City Manager Eric Linton transmitted the proposed 2022 Budget for the City of Dunwoody to the full Council today, as required by the City’s Charter.

The proposed budget raises the entry-level salaries of public safety officers and detectives.… Read More »

Volunteers invited to join the #GreatDunwoodyCleanup

Registration is underway for this community-wide cleanup on October 16.

Dunwoody, GA – September 1, 2021 – The City of Dunwoody invites volunteers to participate in the #GreatDunwoodyCleanup on October 16. This is the second year for the event, which is designed to make it easy for individuals, families, neighbors, teams, or civic groups to help keep Dunwoody beautiful by picking up trash and clearing debris from storm drains.… Read More »

Dunwoody age-restricted housing will no longer require lessee to be 55 or older

From the Reporter Newspaper

A mixed-use development that includes senior housing will no longer require the lessee to be 55 years or older, just the occupant. 

At an Aug. 26 meeting, the Dunwoody Development Authority – a body which issues tax breaks for real estate projects – approved changes to the “Memorandum of Understanding” for a development at 84 Perimeter Center East at the intersection of Ashford-Dunwoody Road.… Read More »

Dunwoody allocates $100K more to help nonprofits through pandemic

From the AJC

Dunwoody is expanding its pandemic relief effort for nonprofits to provide more than $600,000 worth of financial aid.

The City Council unanimously approved an extra allocation of $100,000 during its Monday meeting. Assistant City Manager Jay Vinicki said the nonprofit relief program has already awarded $535,000 to nonprofits in the city using federal COVID-19 relief funds.… Read More »

Residents frustrated with city’s potential Dunwoody Village rezoning deal

From the AJC

Dozens of residents told Dunwoody leaders they oppose a city staff-backed rezoning effort that they fear would cost them their privacy.

More than 30 residents attended Monday’s City Council meeting and about 1,700 people signed a petition opposing the plan, which would rezone two parcels within the 160-acre Dunwoody Village to encourage redevelopment as a downtown district.… Read More »

Villard “Ardy” Bastien sworn in as Dunwoody City Council Member

From the City of Dunwoody

The Dunwoody City Council unanimously approved the nomination of Bastien to fill the unexpired term of Pam Tallmadge.

Dunwoody, GA – August 24, 2021 – During last night’s meeting, the Dunwoody City Council unanimously approved the nomination of Villard “Ardy” Bastien to fill the unexpired term of Pam Tallmadge in City Council Post 1.… Read More »

Six qualify for Dunwoody’s City Council elections

From the Reporter Newspaper

Four new candidates and two incumbents have qualified for Dunwoody’s upcoming City Council elections. 

Qualifying began on Aug. 16 and ended on Aug. 18 at 4:30 p.m. To qualify, candidates had to file a Notice of Candidacy with the Dunwoody city clerk within that time and pay a fee of $360. 

According to the city’s website, incumbent Councilmember Jim Riticher will run again for District 2.… Read More »

Dunwoody High School Path – Feedback Requested by 9/3

From the City of Dunwoody

Vermack Road Path from Vanderlyn Drive to Womack Road

The City of Dunwoody strives for enhanced community connectivity, which includes providing accessible sidewalks, accommodations for bicycles and safe routes to schools. The current sidewalk in front of Dunwoody High School on Vermack Road has utility poles for electrical transmission lines located within the walkway, and the sidewalk does not meet Americans with Disabilities Act requirements.… Read More »

Dunwoody Get Ready for Heavy Traffic at I-285/Ga. 400

From Heneghan’s Dunwoody Blog

Traffic at one of the most congested interchanges in metro Atlanta is about to get dramatically worse as construction peaks at I-285 and Ga. 400.

The weekend after Labor Day, the Georgia Department of Transportation will shrink the Perimeter from five lanes to three lanes in each direction from Roswell Road to Ashford Dunwoody Road, creating a colossal headache for hundreds of thousands of motorists.… Read More »

Dunwoody City Council approves 2021 paving plan

Dunwoody, GA – February 9, 2021 – The Dunwoody City Council approved the 2021 paving program, which will cover 41 streets and almost 20 lane miles. Blount Construction received a contract extension for $2,960,709. Most of the funding comes from DeKalb County’s Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST). The Georgia Department of Transportation will also provide $401,000 through Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant (LMIG) funds.… Read More »

Phase II of Dunwoody Cares Small Business Grants begins

The Dunwoody City Council has approved a second phase for the Dunwoody Cares Small Business Grant Program. Phase II will continue the program’s goal of providing support to small businesses within the City of Dunwoody through the reimbursement of rent, lease, or mortgage payments.

Phase II is designed to focus on retailers, restaurants and service providers.… Read More »

Dunwoody Named 2021 Visionary City by Georgia Municipal Association

Dunwoody Named 2021 Visionary City by GMA & Georgia Trend

ATLANTA—On Jan. 25, during the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) virtual Cities United Summit, the city of Dunwoody was honored with the Visionary City Award by Georgia Trend and GMA.

Dunwoody joined eight other city recipients. Three cities each earned the award in three categories: Small (population under 4,999), medium (5,000 to 24,999) and large (25,000 and over).… Read More »