See the link above for the agenda and instructions to attend virtually.
To date, the Charter Commission has recommended:
- Eliminating the tax millage rate cap established when Dunwoody incorporated. Before incorporation, DeKalb county raised tax rates with no voter say at all.
- Allowing city council to raise taxes without a voter referendum; Dunwoody was incorporated with this check and balance to require voter input before tax rates could change
- Adding greater powers to the Mayor's office, eliminating the weak-mayor system that prevents potential autocratic abuses
To take part in public comment, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the name of the meeting, your name, your email address and phone number. You will will be placed on a first-come, first-served list for public comment.
The City of Dunwoody is a municipality created by the 2008 Georgia General Assembly. The Charter for the City of Dunwoody authorizes the Mayor and City Council of the City to create a Charter Commission to review the City’s experience and recommend to the General Assembly any changes to the City Charter.
Learn more about the Charter Commission here: https://dunwoodyga.gov/index.php?section=government_boards_commissions_and_committees_charter_commission