East Cobb: Local control over local affairs – via Marietta Daily Journal

Last year a group of concerned east Cobb citizens, after announcement of a cityhood group for south Cobb, decided to conduct an informal survey about creating their own city. Among the many responses were the need for community zoning and variance issues to be determined by east Cobb citizens, and a growing dissatisfaction with the […]

Top 10 of 2018 #4: Proposal for new city of East Cobb unveiled – via Marietta Daily Journal

EDITOR’S NOTE: As part of the MDJ’s end-of-the-year coverage, we are recapping the top 10 stories of the year as chosen by the MDJ staff. A committee has been formed to explore the creation of the city of East Cobb, which would be the county’s seventh city, with organizers even presenting a map showing its […]

East Cobb Cityhood Group Releases ‘Favorable’ Feasibility Study – via InsiderAdvantage GA

Committee for Cityhood in East Cobb President Joe Gavalis today released a cityhood feasibility study by the Center for State and Local Finance at Georgia State University that he hopes will foster “public dialogue and state legislative consideration.” He says the GSU report, initially requested by state Rep. Sharon Cooper, R-Marietta, “is extremely favorable to […]