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February 2018

02/28/18 10:00 am

DeKalb County Adopts Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

Today, the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners adopted CEO Michael Thurmond’s proposed $1.2 billion budget for 2018 that ends deficit spending and creates a $75 million rainy day fund. The final vote was 6-1 in favor of the amended budget proposal.

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02/12/18 2:29 pm

DeKalb Hires New Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Director

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond has selected Chuck Ellis as the county’s director of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs, effective Feb. 26. Ellis will manage the department’s 200 full- and part-time employees and a budget of $12.8 million.

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