Thank you DeKalb voters! The “Revised Ethics” referendum has been defeated: 61% NO.
Now, on to next steps. We’ll be announcing our next goals soon, including getting a sensible ethics bill passed.
Thanks to DeKalb voters heeding our recommendations, we were successful in defeating the referendum that would have weakened DeKalb County government ethics.
However, our work is far from done. We still need to get the Ethics Board back in operation. We’re not sure how the legislators will approach this issue.
Our points are these:
On November 12, 2019 we sent a letter to the chairs of the DeKalb house and senate delegations, the DeKalb Board of Commissioners and the CEO. In that letter we included the following points:
DeKalb Citizens Advocacy Council is a group of community members from all parts of DeKalb County, Georgia. Our goal is to educate the citizens of DeKalb County about county governance issues and to advocate for informed citizen engagement.