Thank you for visiting my website which I hope will be a good source for information about District 6. Please visit it often as the News and Calendar change frequently.
I am always looking for ways to stay in touch. Your neighborhood and community meetings are important to me as they give me a chance to hear directly from you about concerns and ideas. If you do not belong to an association, I can arrange to meet with your friends and neighbors for conversation in your home. Please get in touch with me about upcoming activities so that I can attend. You can reach me at 404-371-4909, through my website, www.kathiegannon.com or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sign up for District 6 Updates.
Follow me on Facebook!
Sign up for emergency notifications.
It's Time for BLUEPRINT IIBLUEPRINT II
KICKOFF Nov. 16, 7:00 pm
The NEW South DeKalb Senior Center
1931 Candler Rd., Decatur, GA 30032
Almost two years ago, DeKalb County citizens from neighborhoods all across the county came together and began a process to redefine our County government. We called it a Blueprint to Redefine DeKalb. With Tuesday’s election and the success of the ethics reform ballot measure, DeKalb can look back on those two years of work and see how much has been accomplished. Together, we have brought about three key reforms.
Read the full call for Blueprint II here.
Statement on Bowers/Hyde Report, 10/02/2015Dear Friends,
The Bowers Report was released this week and there are many conversations that will need to continue. First, I need to converse with you as a listing of some of my expenses has been included. This will also be sent to Mr. Bowers, the GBI, FBI, Attorney General and Governor.
READ MY FULL RESPONSE HERE.
Open Letter Introducing an Initiative for Accountability on the AUFC HeadquartersOn August 4, 2014, a bare majority of the DeKalb County Commission took action to approve an open ended incentive of at least $12 million for billionaire Arthur Blank to headquarter and train his new professional Atlanta United Football (Soccer) Club (AUFC) on DeKalb County property on Memorial Drive between the Kensington MARTA Station and I-285. The action was extraordinary, as it occurred with no opportunity for public input, and only six days after the proposed deal became public. News reports on competing proposals available at the time of the decision confirmed that our DeKalb County Community could have given Arthur Blank a very good deal at a much lower cost. It didn’t need to be a giveaway.
Read the entire letter.
Statement on Proposed Soccer Deal in DeKalb, 8/3/15Dear Friends,
The use of public money for Stadiums is in the news. From Cobb County’s behind closed doors rushed deal to the Presidents proposal to curtail the federal tax breaks for what John Oliver correctly defines as the businesses of wealthy owners. Now we in DeKalb have our own opportunity to rush into a behind closed doors deal to contribute public money to a stadium complex for a wealthy owner.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was presented to the BOC last Tuesday with a requirement to vote on it this Tuesday, tomorrow, 8/4/15. Some commissioners were ready to vote that same day. Apparently they were behind those closed doors.
I have a long list of questions regarding the extent of public (YOUR) money to go into the project and the benefits that will come to YOU.
So far there isn’t much balance.
View my full statement in opposition of this deal.