Tree Planting Continues This Fall

In November, crews will continue installing new trees along the Stone Mountain CID corridor. The CID committed $34,000 to plant 50 additional trees and shrubs throughout the Mountain Industrial Boulevard area. These substantial landscaping additions will further enhance the corridor’s visual appeal and clearly define a gateway along the main thoroughfare. Earlier this year, Ryland Homes installed 130 Sugar Maples and Crepe Myrtles …

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City of Tucker Update

In spite of what even many long-time residents of the area believe, Tucker is not officially a city. Residents inside the boundaries defined by the state legislature will vote on official incorporation on November 3rd. If approved by a majority of the voters, Tucker will become a city, and eventually take over three services currently provided by DeKalb County government: Code enforcement, planning …

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CID Bids and Responses Posted Online

Anyone interested in the CID’s planned enhancements can follow their progress online as project bids and results are posted at stonemountaincid.com/downloads. The CID recently shared bid results from those firms interested in making improvements to East Ponce De Leon Avenue at Mountain Industrial Boulevard. Bid documents have recently been posted for the bridge deck lighting on Mountain Industrial Boulevard over Highway 78.

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Grant Application Will Seek Ramp Lighting

In October, the CID will seek funds to further enhance the safety and drivability at a key gateway to the Incredible Corridor. The CID is submitting its grant application to the State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA) to establish overhead lights for the Highway 78 ramps to the Mountain Industrial Boulevard bridge. The SRTA grant decision is expected sometime during the spring of …

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DeKalb County Targeting Illegal `Litter on a Stick`

County code enforcement and community volunteers recently joined forces to combat the illegal and unsightly blight of roadside signs. Pegged as the “DeKalb Sick of Signs” campaign, volunteers swept through areas across DeKalb to clear rights-of-way of unlawfully posted materials. Their goal is to promote a more attractive appearance throughout the county. The CID routinely removes illegal signs and contracts with landscaping professionals …

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Emory Morsberger, CID President  |  770-409-8100  |  emory@stonemountaincid.com