Thursday, January 24, 2013
School can begin property improvements.
LAKE CLAIRE & DRUID HILLS — The DeKalb Commission on Tuesday approved the Frazer Center's zoning overlay and special land use permits, paving the way for the insitution to move forward with development plans for the property. The approval — commissioners asked for some revisions — brings an end to a development debate of more than two years that embroiled the school with Lake Claire and Druid Hills, the two neighborhoods within which the Frazer Center campus sits. "Needless to say, we are thankful to Commissioners Rader and Gannon and Council Member Archibong for their leadership in moving the process forward, and we are excited about refocusing our energy on our mission," Trace Haythorn, the Frazer Center's executive director said in a …
Friday, August 24, 2012
School to meet with parents, neighbors and DeKalb County officials Aug. 30.
Following months of debate and controversy regarding noise, traffic and concerns about potential development, officials from the Frazer Center say they have developed a three-pronged plan that should satisfy its Druid Hills and Lake Claire neighbors. The Frazer Center — located at 1815 So. Ponce de Leon Ave. NE — is a not-for-profit organization that serves infants, preschoolers and adults with physical and developmental disabilities such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida and Down's syndrome. Officials have planned a 7 p.m. public meeting on Aug. 30 in school atrium to discuss their proposals. The plans include a proposed ordinance to create a Frazer Center District Overlay and two special land use permits governing its events facility and …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Carter to face retired teacher Kenneth Brett Quarterman in November election
State Senator Jason Carter (D- Atlanta) will face-off for the District 42 seat against retired teacher Kenneth Brett Quarterman in the general election this November. District 42 includes many neighborhoods from Buford Highway to Dekalb Avenue including Morningside, Druid Hills, East Lake, Kirkwood and Edgewood. Carter, 36, won a special election in May 2010 for the District 42 seat. He replaced former Sen. David Adelman, who was appointed ambassador to Singapore. Carter won the general election later that year to secure a two-year term. Quarterman, 71, ran for the House District 85 seat in 2010 unsuccessfully. The former teacher is running on the Republican ticket. The general election is set for Nov. 6, 2012.