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