The city of Dunwoody has passed the strictest law in the state protecting bicyclists and pedestrians from the danger posed by cars and other vehicles.
A request from a resident to put up a Nativity scene at city hall set off a month-long debate in a metro Atlanta community over the government’s role in regulating religious symbols in public spaces.
The city of Dunwoody is in the midst of setting the course for the future of Dunwoody Village, a popular retail and dining hub in the heart of the city.
The city of Dunwoody is adding enhancements to its pedestrian safety network with a sidewalk extension and two crosswalks with new pedestrian refuge islands, according to a press release.
Dunwoody has completed its road repaving for the year, making the drive smoother on more than 50 roads, the city announced Wednesday.
Dunwoody resident Jason Metzger was on his bicycle about a mile from his home three years ago when a near-calamity changed his attitude toward safety and his behavior on the roads.
The ordinance would impose stiff penalties against violators, including fines, jail time or having their license suspended. The penalties could be removed if the driver agreed to take a driver education class.
Questions from the council during GMC Real Estate Acquisition’s first presentation in August ranged from tree loss to stormwater drainage to potential impacts of the I-285 toll lane project on the proposed development.
The City Council was expected to consider at its Sept. 9 meeting a proposed ordinance that would essentially define public art as “black copy against a white background” to imitate the Spruill Center for the Arts’ iconic “Everything Will Be OK” mural.
The new funding will include $185,000 for a 3.1% pay raise for Dunwoody’s 98 full-time employees, 77 of whom are in the police department.