On Tuesday, Sept. 17, the City's contractor, SD&C Construction, will begin mobilizing to repair turning-radius issues on Oakcliff Road between Windsor Oak Drive and Pin Oak Circle. This is Phase I of improvements to Oakcliff Road. Click here for a map of the project. Read More

Mayor Donna Pittman announced Wednesday that Regina V.K. Williams-Gates, Doraville’s city manager, has resigned effective Dec. 31, 2019. Williams-Gates cited her desire to fulfill other business endeavors and spend more time with her family.

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Welcoming Week (Sept. 13-23) celebrates the growing movement of communities that fully embrace new Americans and their contributions to the social fabric of our country. See what's happening in Doraville for Welcoming Week!
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Doraville's very first Splish Splash Doggie Bash is next weekend! The fun starts at noon Saturday, Sept. 7, at the community pool in Flowers Park. A special doggie fashion show will be at 1 p.m., and here's what our sponsors are providing as prizes.
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DOG 2The City's first-ever Splish Splash Doggie Bash, a new way of bringing the community together, will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Flowers Park pool.  The event will include a doggie fashion show at 1 p.m. Click here for registration and rules. 
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Doraville's newest school has a name: Doraville United Elementary School. The school, which will open in the fall of 2020 as the first new school to be built in Doraville since 1964, had been given the temporary name of Cross Keys North Elementary School. Click here for renderings of the site. Read More
National Night Out, an annual event that promotes police-community partnerships, will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday) at the Farmers Market, 5600 Buford Highway. There will be activities for all ages. Read More
Advisory for Friday, July 26: Filming by a production company will take place from 8 a.m. to midnight along Buford Highway in the vicinity of the intersection of Interstates 85 and 285. Please allow extra time on Friday for travel in the area. Read More
PLEASE NOTE: Tonight's second installment of "Movies Under the Stars" in Honeysuckle Park has been canceled because of a forecast of rain. Saturday's World Oceans Day celebration at Flowers Park pool is still on and will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Read More
The City has rescheduled its celebration of World Oceans Day. The event, which was rained out on June 8, now will be held at noon on Saturday, July 20, at the community pool in Flowers Park. A mermaid and a pirate will be our special guests, and King of Pops will supply treats. Read More
All are invited to attend a public farewell for former Doraville Police Chief John King, to be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 12, at Spring Hall, 7130 Buford Highway NE, Suite A-100. King began his new position as the state's acting commissioner of insurance on July 1.  Read More
June has been a big month for the City's Department of Public Works crews, with several major projects: picnic pavilion at Brook Park, striping on Winters Chapel Road and Park Avenue, and repaving on Best Friends and Pleasantdale roads. Read More
Don't miss the start of the summer Movies Under the Stars series this Friday with the showing of "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" at Honeysuckle Park. The park's fields open at 7 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk. Read More
The Doraville City Council approved a balanced general fund budget of nearly $15.3 million for fiscal year 2020 at its regular meeting on Monday night. The budget represents an increase of about 2.7 percent from 2019. The City's millage rate remains unchanged at 10.000 mills. Read More
The City is seeking coaches for youth (ages 5-12) teams in soccer, basketball, baseball and volleyball. For information, call Tammy Henry at (770) 936-3852 or (770) 936-3850, or email her at tammy.henry@doravillega.us. Read More
Saturday evening's Doraville Pride event at the Flowers Park community pool has been postponed in light of a weekend weather forecast for thunderstorms. Organizers say they will reschedule the event. Read More
With a weather forecast calling for thunderstorms much of next weekend, Saturday's World Oceans Day event at the Flowers Park community pool has been postponed and will be rescheduled for another date. For questions, call (678) 551-8004 or email Events@doravillega.us. Read More
The Department of Public Works requests that residents who live near parks in the City leave their loose tree limbs for regular pickup every other week. Please do not take the limbs to the park for disposal. Read More
Brien Engel, an accomplished glass harpist from Athens, will demonstrate how he makes his unique form of music in an appearance at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, at the Doraville Library. Read More
The City has announced the 2019 schedule for the community pool in Flowers Park, 5921 New Peachtree Road. The pool will open for the summer season on Saturday, May 25 (Memorial Day weekend). Read More
A large water main break off of Winters Chapel Road near the City caused reduced water pressure in the area on Thursday. The break occurred when a contractor damaged a valve on a 48-inch transmission main.

Residents are asked by DeKalb County to run their faucets until the water is clear. Read More
Doraville Communiqué is a bi-monthly community communication for Doraville residents, business owners, and visitors that supplements on-line methods of information dissemination. The first volume for March 2019 has been published and can be accessed here. Read More
Book sale & clean up reminder - Oct 2018 v2

Two great community events are happening in Doraville tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 20): Friends of the Doraville Library (FODL) Book Sale at Doraville Library starting 10:30 a.m. and Citywide Cleanup Day at 3760 Park Avenue starting 8:00 a.m. Come join us!

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Doraville-Hurrican Michael 5pm 10102018

The National Weather Service, Peachtree City, GA, has indicated that Hurricane Michael will accelerate northeast over southwest and into middle Georgia tonight. High winds up to 35 mph and 2”- 3” of rainfall can be expected in the Doraville area this evening and possibly into tomorrow morning.  Read More
2018 Citywide Cleanup Day - Copy
Why wait to schedule a pickup? The City of Doraville is offering a perfect opportunity for residents to dispose of items that are in excess of the regular trash or require an appointment for a pickup. We are collecting bulk items, trash, electronics, cardboard boxes & scrap metals Read More
FYE 2019 Recommended Budget
(as of June 4, 2018)

Special Called Meetings
  • Monday, June 11 at 11:30am - Millage Rate Public Hearing No. 1
  • Monday, June 11 at 6:00pm - Millage Rate Public Hearing No. 2, Budget Public Hearing No. 1, and First Read of Ordinances
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Due to the ground saturation from past rainfall and the National Weather Service's forecast of continued rain, City Memorial Day events have been cancelled.

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Movies Under the Stars is back on the LAST Friday of every month from May through August. Join us at Honeysuckle Park for showings of Coco (cancelled), Despicable Me 3, Paddington 2, and Black Panther! Admission is FREE.
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For a limited time, residents may perform work on their homes and not be charged for certain permits. The permits and inspection of the work is still required but the fees will be waived. You must apply for your permits between May 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018.

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With great fanfare, the Metro City Bank “officially” held their grand opening and ribbon-cutting on April 4. The bank, open for business for the past few months, is the latest addition to Doraville’s Buford Highway streetscape.
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2018 State of the City

The City of Doraville invites you to join us for the Mayor's State of the City Address on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Park Avenue Street Closure. An outdoor concert and community celebration will follow the address.

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Doraville city officials joined local residents and dignitaries from Century Communities on Saturday, March 3 for the official ribbon-cutting for
The Heights at Carver Hills. The new housing development is currently under construction just off Peachtree Industrial and I-285. Read More

Just a friendly reminder that now that the holiday season is over, it's time to take down all of those house lights, blow-ups, reindeer, snowmen, etc., and pack them away for another year. Read More
Given the weather conditions recently and holidays, we want to remind residents that, between October and February, the City is pleased to pick-up fallen leaves raked or blown the curb every other week. Read More
The National Weather Service (NWS) has forecasted that we will have unusually cold temperatures in the next few days. Chances of freezing-type precipitation (sleet or snow) is slight. City Staff, the Mayor and  City Council are in regular contact during inclement weather. Read More
Robert Patrick
Doraville City Councilman Robert Patrick has been elected the 2018 president of the DeKalb Municipal Association (DMA). Patrick, Mayor Pro Tem for Doraville, was also recently re-elected in November to his second full term on the Doraville City Council for District 1. Read More

City Hall at Christmas
It was billed as Celebrate the Season! and celebrate we did!
Friday's events included the Mayor's Tree Lighting but that was preceded by singing and dancing performers. Chinese yo-yo, Indian dancers, acapella high school group and Marine Corps singers paid homage to Doraville's diversity.

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On Saturday, Dec. 2, Celebrate the Season! continued with  30 Mustang cars filling half of the city library parking lot. Inside the library was Santa's workshop where kids could pose once more with Santa, decorate cookies and gingerbread houses and make ornaments.
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Check out the latest issue of Insight by going to the menu at the top of this page, click on "Residents" and then "Newsletters." You'll find out, among other things, the latest details on Celebrate the Season" holiday festivities planned for Dec. 1-2

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It is that time of year—tree leaves are turning beautiful colors, but they are also quickly falling to the ground.  As a service to residents, between October and February, the city is pleased to pick-up raked fallen leaves at the curb. Curbside leaf pickup is done every other week. Read More
A steady stream of pet lovers dropped into the annual Dog Dayz of Summer’s End on Saturday, Sept. 30, at New Covenant Presbyterian Church in an event sponsored in part by the Doraville Kiwanis Club.
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From funnel cakes to helicopters, dunk tanks to kids “coloring with cops,” hundreds of people from Doraville and surrounding communities participated in the annual National Night Out for Crime (NNO) held August 1 on the Buford Highway Farmers Market parking lot.
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Just a note to remind everyone that, due to the Christmas and New Year's holidays, trash
pick-up by Advanced Disposal will be delayed by one day each holiday week. Please plan accordingly when putting your bins near the curb.
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