Doraville City Hall will reopen to the public on a limited weekday schedule with limited staffing on Tuesday, May 26. All visitors will be required to wear face coverings. Click through for complete details. Read More
Pavilions and picnic areas in City parks will reopen on Monday, May 25, for informal public use. Gatherings of 10 people or fewer are permitted, and the intended use is for members of the same household to enjoy picnicking. Events such as birthday parties or neighborhood cookouts are prohibited. Read More
Aspen Woods Entry and Aspen Woods Court are scheduled for paving starting on Tuesday, May 26. During this time, residents are required to park outside of the construction zones. Click through for details. Read More
Allison Tarpley has been appointed as the new city clerk for Doraville. The Doraville City Council confirmed her appointment on Wednesday, and Tarpley will begin her duties with the City on June 8.  Read More
The City Council will meet via teleconference tonight (Wednesday, May 20) at 6:30 to consider zoning code amendments and also discuss building demolition and temporary fencing. Click through for the link to attend. Read More
Doraville City Hall will reopen to the public on a limited weekday schedule with limited staffing on Tuesday, May 26. All visitors will be required to wear face coverings and to practice social distancing. Click through for complete details. Read More
The Doraville City Council will meet in a teleconference work session at 6:30 tonight (Monday, May 18) to discuss options on enforcement of small amounts of marijuana and to receive an update on the Census. Click through for details.  Read More
Residents are asked to leave out their old recycling carts and containers from Advanced Disposal for pickup by City crews on Thursday morning. Please make sure these are empty at left at the curb. Read More
Reminder: The Doraville City Council will convene via teleconference for a town hall at 6:30 TONIGHT (Wednesday, May 13). The town hall will be an opportunity for the public to offer input on the City budget for fiscal year 2021. Read More
Monday night's meeting of the Doraville City Council will include discussion of the City's budget for fiscal year 2021. Click through for details on how to attend via teleconference starting at 6:30 p.m. Read More
Gov. Brian Kemp's statewide shelter-in-place order will be lifted on Friday, May 1, for most Georgians. Residents 65 and older plus those who are "medically fragile," particularly ones suffering from chronic lung disease or cancer, are still expected to shelter in place through June 12.  Read More
DeKalb County Sanitation Services has begun the implementation process for the City's residential recycling program. Each household will receive a county-provided, 65-gallon recycling roll cart by Friday, May 8. Read More
Health experts will be visiting randomly selected homes in Fulton and DeKalb counties, starting Tuesday, April 28, and continuing through May 4, to conduct antibody surveys in the fight against COVID-19. Read More
DeKalb County Sanitation Services has revised the implementation process for the City's residential recycling program. Participation in the program is mandatory for City residents. Click through for details. Read More
MARTA has announced changes in bus routes serving Doraville in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Service by Route 39 (Buford Highway) has been expanded. However, service by seven other routes has been suspended. Read More
The Doraville City Council will meet in a work session via teleconference at 6:30 tonight (April 20) to consider the budget for fiscal year 2021. Click through for details on how to register for the meeting. Read More
The City is seeking applicants for its newly formed Doraville Art Committee. Participation will require a six-month meeting commitment to develop a recommendation to the city council about the best way to change current ordinances to allow for public art. Read More
Mayor Joseph Geierman will host a virtual business forum by teleconference from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21. The forum will include four experts from the business world speaking about the ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic. Read More
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has extended his shelter-in-place order through the end of April. It had been set to expire on April 13. The new order also prohibits short-term vacation rentals. Georgia's primary election also has been postponed to June 9. Read More
Medical and psychiatric professionals will answer questions from the public about the COVID-19 pandemic during a DeKalb County town hall from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9.  Read More
Atlanta developer Kaufman Capital Partners has agreed to invest $50 million in a mixed-use project that will transform a moribund, 14-acre shopping plaza at Tilly Mill Road and Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Doraville. Read More
The City had to cancel its Spring Fling, scheduled for Saturday, April 4, because of the coronavirus pandemic. But children can still be part of a virtual egg hunt this week. 

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If you choose to use any of the City's parks for recreation this weekend, remember that they are open at this time only for passive recreation, meaning walking and leisure activities. Use of all recreation equipment, including basketball courts, soccer pitches and playing fields, is prohibited. Read More
Scammers are offering COVID-19 tests to Medicare beneficiaries in exchange for personal details, including Medicare information. However, the services are unapproved and illegitimate Read More
DeKalb County sanitation services remain unchanged by the current health crisis. The county is still picking up trash, recycling and yard debris on Wednesdays. Read More
The Doraville City Council has approved a one-month extension of emergency restrictions in the City through April 30, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The extension applies to Doraville businesses and residents. Read More
Updates on the City's response to the coronavirus pandemic, including a shelter-in-place order, and early returns from the 2020 Census are detailed in this week's community news. Note: Wednesday's Planning Commission meeting has been canceled. Read More
The Doraville City Council passed an amendment to an existing ordinance, calling for residents to shelter in place except for essential activities, at a special meeting Thursday evening, March 26. Read More
Doraville Mayor Joseph Geierman is calling on residents to shelter in place immediately in response to the coronavirus pandemic. You can read his statement here. The city council will meet and vote on a corresponding ordinance at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Read More
Doraville Mayor Joseph Geierman has declared a state of emergency in the City because of the coronavirus pandemic, and restrictions on restaurants, bars and public gatherings are under consideration by the city council. Click through for more information. Read More
The Doraville City Council meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, will take place via teleconference. Click through for details on how to access the meeting. Read More
Because of the coronavirus pandemic and the need to exercise an abundance of caution during an uncertain time, the City of Doraville has made a number of adjustments. City Hall is closed to the public. Click through for more information. Read More
The Doraville City Council's upcoming work session, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, has been canceled. Read More
Doraville Mayor Joseph Geierman has issued a statement regarding the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on upcoming City meetings and events. Read More
As Georgia’s first cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have been confirmed, DeKalb County’s top doctor wants to make it clear that public health officials are ready to respond. Click here for what you can do to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.  Read More
The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host an open house for commercial customers next week at City Hall. The dates are Thursday, March 12, and Friday, March 13. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. Read More
According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, the key actions for the public regarding the coronavirus are the same measures encouraged to prevent the spread of any respiratory virus. Read More
The consulting firm Colin Baenziger & Associates has been retained by the Doraville City Council to begin the search for a new city manager, and Doraville residents have an opportunity to participate in two ways. Read More
Monday, Feb. 24, is the deadline to register to vote in Georgia's presidential preference primary on March 24. DeKalb County Voter Registration & Elections will remain open until 5:30 p.m. Monday to accept hand-delivered applications. Read More
Doraville City Hall will be closed on Monday, Feb. 17, in observance of the Presidents' Day holiday, reopening at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Trash collection throughout the City will take place on Thursday instead of Wednesday next week. Read More
DeKalb County replaces Advanced Disposal as the City's provider of sanitation services starting with citywide trash collection TOMORROW (Wednesday, Feb. 5). Henceforth, collection will take place each Wednesday for all City residents.  Read More
The City is seeking to fill an unexpired term (April 2021) on the Planning Commission. Residents who have lived in the City for at least one year are eligible and encouraged to apply. It's an opportunity to help shape Doraville's growth! Read More
Although the City's new sanitation contract with DeKalb County does not begin until February, the county will begin delivering roll carts and welcome packets this week (Jan. 13), continuing through the end of January. Read More
Monday evening’s swearing-in of Mayor Joseph Geierman (second from right) and City Council members Andy Yeoman (second from left), Rebekah Cohen Morris (far left) and Maria Alexander (far right) drew a large crowd to Forest Fleming Arena in Honeysuckle Park.

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A reminder: Georgia law allows for the use of fireworks until 1 a.m. on Wednesday (New Year's Day). Please exercise caution as you ring in 2020 with New Year's Eve celebrations.

Also, City Hall will be closed on Wednesday for the holiday, reopening at 8:30 a.m. Thursday.
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Testing of the City's emergency siren system will not take place Wednesday on the New Year's Day holiday. Testing normally is conducted on the first Wednesday of the month at noon, lasting about 12 seconds, and will resume in February. Read More
Doraville City Hall will be closed for the New Year's Day holiday on Wednesday, Jan. 1, and will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 2, at 8:30 a.m. Trash pickup scheduled for Wednesday will take place on Thursday instead.
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The public is invited for the swearing-in of Mayor-elect Joseph Geierman and council members-elect Andy Yeoman, Rebekah Cohen Morris and Maria T. Alexander at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6, at Forest Fleming Arena in Honeysuckle Park. Read More
The public is invited to a reception on Monday, Dec. 16, for outgoing Mayor Donna Pittman and council members Pam Fleming (District 1), MD Naser (District 2) and Shannon Hillard (District 3), in appreciation of their years of service to Doraville. Read More
Tuesday is the final day for toy donations for Toys for Tots to be brought to City Hall or the police station. This year's campaign is in special need of toys for girls age 10 and older and for all children age 2 and younger. All donated toys should be new and unwrapped. Read More
With 100% of the vote counted, it appears that Doraville will have a new mayor in 2020. According to unofficial DeKalb County returns, former council member Joseph Geierman has defeated incumbent Mayor Donna Pittman in Tuesday's runoff election. Read More
Reminder: The runoff election for Doraville's Mayor will take place on Tuesday. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at City Hall, 3725 Park Avenue. All residents who registered before or on Oct. 7, 2019, are eligible to vote in the runoff. Read More
Early voting for the Dec. 3 Doraville mayoral runoff election will begin this week at these locations: Stonecrest Library, 3123 Klondike Road in Lithonia, and the DeKalb County Government Office, 4380 Memorial Drive in Decatur. Read More
A Message from Mayor Pittman on this Veterans Day
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Doraville will have a runoff election for Mayor on Dec. 3 after none of four candidates received more than 50% of the vote in Tuesday's election. Former council member Joseph Geierman (39.3%) and incumbent Mayor Donna Pittman (27.7%) will be in the runoff. Read More
It's Election Day in Doraville! Don't forget to vote! The polling place inside City Hall, 3725 Park Avenue, will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. today (Tuesday). Parking is available. Fourteen candidates are on the ballot for Mayor and for City Council Districts 1, 2 and 3. Read More
The City's inaugural "Trunk or Treat," sponsored by the Department of Parks and Recreation, will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday inside Forest Fleming Arena in Honeysuckle Park, 3037 Pleasant Valley Drive. Read More
Because of a Friday weather forecast that calls for rain, the annual Doraville vs. Dunwoody softball game between city staffs has been postponed and rescheduled for 1 p.m. next Friday, Nov. 1, at Brook Run Park in Dunwoody. Read More
A wide range of books, CDs and DVDs for children and adults will be available at the annual Friends of the Doraville Library Book Sale, to be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the library, 3748 Central Avenue. Read More
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 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 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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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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The Doraville City Council will hold a special called meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24. The meeting will be conducted via teleconference. Click through for details on how to register. Read More
A Message from Mayor Pittman on this Veteran's Day
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A Message from Mayor Pittman on this Veteran's Day
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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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