DeKalb to Hold a Virtual Town Hall on Consent Decree Modifications

Dekalb County

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond will host a public virtual town hall meeting to discuss the details of the modifications to the county’s 2010 federal consent decree.

Some of the modifications to the existing consent decree include:

  • Increased oversight by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Georgia Environmental Protection Division and U.S. District Court.
  • A deadline extension for completion of major repairs and upgrades of the sewer system.
  • A civil penalty to be paid by DeKalb County.

CEO Thurmond also will reveal DeKalb’s “Decade of Renewal,” a 10-year plan already underway to upgrade the county’s sewer system.

The virtual town hall meeting will be Monday, Oct. 19, at 10 a.m., and can be accessed via:

Questions are being accepted now and during the town hall via:

Questions also will be accepted during the town hall at 404-371-2400.


Who:              DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond

                        DeKalb County Government staff


When:            Monday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m.