Who decides if Tucker becomes a city?

Who decides if Tucker becomes a city?

Only registered voters who live inside the proposed City of Tucker boundaries may vote YES or NO on cityhood Tuesday, November 3rd. To ensure your voice is counted, it is critical that you take time to go to your polling place on Tuesday and cast your vote.

For three years Tucker citizens have fought for the opportunity to decide the future of our community. You have attended neighborhood meetings, made calls to the State Capitol, written our legislators, volunteered at community events, and more to ensure …

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Will our area parks become part of the City of Tucker if it passes?

Will our area parks become part of the City of Tucker if it passes?

Yes. There are over 260 acres of green space in the proposed City of Tucker map. Our parks and the community commitment to their care are well known throughout the metro area. A multitude of Parks groups, made up completely of volunteers have been giving their time and resources to our Tucker parks for many years. But they cannot sustain this effort alone. Dedicated support, both financial and physical, is much needed and would be provided by a city of …

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How many people will the city of Tucker employ as staff?

How many people will the city of Tucker employ as staff?

Until Tucker becomes a city and has elected city officials, there are no exact answers to the structure and salaries of city staff. But we can look at what other cities have done and learn from successful models. Many function on a hybrid model with some full time city staff combined with private contractors. This is a strategy to lower the cost of government and achieve higher performance and better outcomes.

City managers and city clerks are typically full time staff, while the city attorney, …

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Will Tucker cityhood be the only question on my ballot?

Will Tucker cityhood be the only question on my ballot?

No, there will also be a question about HB 597 in regard to revising the DeKalb County Board of Ethics. With early voting starting Monday Oct. 12th, we want you to be informed as to how your ballot will read.

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If Tucker becomes a city will my zip code and mailing address change to Tucker?

If Tucker becomes a city will my zip code and mailing address change to Tucker?

The legislation for Tucker to become a city does not impact zip codes. Zip codes are assigned by the Unites States Postal Service not city governments. Only the United States Postal Service, a Federal agency, can make those changes.

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