Cities In The News


Brookhaven officials cut ribbon on new ‘tree house’ at Briarwood Park playground

August 14, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

The new equipment includes three elevated wooden structures, like tree houses, that are connected by rope ladders to allow children to climb back and forth.

Meet the new neighborhood watch: License-plate reading cameras

August 9, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Atlanta-based maker of license-plate reading cameras, Flock Safety, said about 100 neighborhoods, apartment complexes or private land owners in metro Atlanta now have automatic readers.

City and county officials consider buying house for Brookhaven Heights park

August 5, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

The commitment from Brookhaven Heights residents is firm, Cariello said. Shortly after the Pine Grove Avenue property went on the market in June, 23 neighbors pledged nearly $17,000 to show city and county officials their desire for a neighborhood park.

Clairmont Road redevelopment vision is focus of Aug. 14 Brookhaven meeting

July 30, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

An informational update on a Clairmont Road study plan will be held Aug. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brookhaven City Hall, 4362 Peachtree Road.

Brookhaven lowers short-term rental fees

July 29, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

The City Council voted July 23 to charge $25 for a one-year permit and $50 for a three-year permit. Last month, the council heard a proposal to set the fees at $50 for one year and $100 for three years.

Brookhaven council approves new electric vehicle parking requirements

July 26, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

The City Council voted 3-1 at its July 23 meeting to approve an ordinance that requires public electric vehicle charging stations in 5% of off-street parking for new construction.

Mural in Brookhaven neighborhood raises art regulation question

July 22, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

A colorful mural painted on a wooden fence at the corner of Cartecay Drive and Sylvan Circle in the Brookhaven Fields neighborhood is creating smiles, but also raising eyebrows.

Planning Commission member announces run for Brookhaven City Council

July 17, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

Madeleine Simmons, who has been on the Planning Commission since 2017, announced her bid July 15 for the District 3 Council seat currently held by Bates Mattison. Mattison has served on the council since the city’s inception in 2012.

Brookhaven approves $72.5K contract to remove invasive species along Peachtree Creek Greenway

July 10, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

Ed Castro Landscaping will be using a combination of manually removing the invasive species and spraying herbicides to kill them.

Brookhaven OKs $15M construction contract for new public safety HQ

July 2, 2019

Reporter Newspapers

The new three-story building will more than double the size of the space the police department and municipal court are currently using at 2665 Buford Highway. The city is paying about $300,000 a year to lease and maintain the current facility.

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