A series of meetings about the proposed City of Briarcliff will be held starting Oct. 9.
A postcard sent to residents in the Scottdale community said the meetings will be held at Your DeKalb Farmers Market at 3000 East Ponce de Leon Ave. in Decatur on Oct. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m.; Oct. 11 from 3 to 5 p.m.; Oct. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m.; and Oct. 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. Representatives from the Briarlciff movement are slated to attend, as well as unnamed State Representatives.
While the mailer says residents have a choice of joining City Briarcliff, Avondale Estates, Decatur or City of South DeKalb, it prominently lists the benefits of joining Briarcliff, including a lower tax base, local zoning control, greater police presence and an accountable government.
Interestingly, the postcard mentions nothing about Briarcliff and the the LakesideYES! movement having joined forces earlier this year after failing to move either of their respective cityhood initiatives through the Legislature.
Decaturish has a more in depth story on the issues surrounding annexation issues in the southern areas of the proposed new city.