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11 March 2015

Pair of Bills Call for Atlanta Annexation Referendum in Druid Hills & Sandtown Communities

State Representative Pat Gardner (D - Atlanta) wants to give two communities a choice at the ballot box.

Under a pair of bills filed Wednesday in the Georgia House, residents in the Sandtown and Druid Hills communities would have the final say on a plan to annex their homes into the City of Atlanta.

House Bill 586 and House Bill 587 sets a 3 November 2015 referendum date in those two communities. If the voters say yes to Atlanta, they would become citizens of the state's capital city 1 January 2016.