Entries by DCAC


Letter to Senator Emanuel Jones

A letter to Senator Emanuel Jones questioning the timing and rationale for moving forward with legislation that would eliminate the county’s two super districts and create 7 smaller districts instead. DeKalb Citizens believes that the county should move forward with the citizen-engaged Charter Commission to examine all areas of governance for the county, including the […]


County Board Research

After eight months and approximately 100 person-hours of internet research, virtual attendance at selected board meetings, and review of “best practices” elsewhere in the country, we have released this report on our observations and recommendations as they relate to improving the transparency of board information, policies and procedures and clarifying board types, functions, and appointing […]

Serving on County Boards, Commissions, Authorities, Agencies

Our recent experience with the Board of Ethics appointment process and the interest DeKalb citizens showed in applying for that board led us to question how other County boards are being appointed and how citizens are being educated about and engaged with County government through these boards. What we have found so far indicates little […]