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News Nearby: Another DeKalb Community To Study Cityhood

The Lakeside City Alliance will study the feasibility of a city focused on the high school's attendance zone.

Will the Lakeside High School area and its 50,000 residents form a new city?

The newly formed Lakeside City Alliance wants to study the question. 

The nonprofit, chaired by Northlake-area resident Mary Kay Woodworth, will hold its first public meeting at Lakeside High on Feb. 13. It released a statement Wednesday that said the study area would "be bounded roughly by Interstate 85 to the west, Clairmont Road to the south, Chamblee-Tucker Road to the east and Pleasantdale Road to the north."

The Alliance wants area residents to have more "local control of police services, parks and zoning.”

The group plans a series of public meetings to introduce the map of its proposed boundaries.

To become a city, the state legislature would need to approve the idea and then residents would have to vote in favor of it. 

You can read the full version of this article at North Druid Hills Patch.

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