DECATUR, Ga.— DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond and the mayors of the cities contained in the county will discuss their decision to call for a special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) referendum in November.

The news conference will be held Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 10 a.m. at DeKalb County Roads and Drainage Division, 727 Camp Road, Decatur, GA 30032. Follow Camp Road to the signs to the news conference site, which will be held outside in a parking lot.

In the event of inclement weather, the news conference will be held at the Maloof Auditorium, 1300 Commerce Dr., Decatur, GA 30030. 

WHO:              CEO Michael Thurmond, DeKalb County

                        DeKalb County Board of Commissioners

                        Mayor Jonathan Elmore, Avondale Estates

                        Mayor John Ernst, Brookhaven

                        Mayor Eric Clarkson, Chamblee

                        Mayor Ted Terry, Clarkston

                        Mayor Patti Garrett, Decatur

                        Mayor Donna Pittman, Doraville

                        Mayor Denis Shortal, Dunwoody

                        Mayor Deborah Jackson, Lithonia

                        Mayor Melanie Hammet, Pine Lake

                        Mayor Patricia Wheeler, Stone Mountain

                        Mayor Jason Lary, Stonecrest

                        Mayor Frank Auman, Tucker

WHERE:         DeKalb County Roads and Drainage Division

                        727 Camp Road,

                        Decatur, GA 30032    

 

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