Cityhood Highlights

Tucker, a successful, long-standing, inclusive community, makes the most sense and is well positioned to be DeKalb County's next city.

FEASIBLE

A balanced mix of residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, and public properties ensures an equitable tax base:
  • Annual revenue of approximately $16.6 million and annual expenses of approximately $13.3 million
  • A surplus of approximately $3.3 million
  • No property tax increase

ESTABLISHED

One of Atlanta’s oldest metro communities with an active 121 year history, Tucker is already thought of as a city:
  • Existing city center in Tucker’s thriving Main Street is a gathering place for community events
  • Census designated place plus destination recognized on state and national maps and highway signs
  • Police services will be provided by the DeKalb County Tucker and Center Precincts already located in Tucker

PROACTIVE

Tucker has experience working in partnership with DeKalb County to benefit our community. Volunteer civic and business groups provide planning and zoning, economic development, code enforcement, and parks support:
  • $900,000 Transportation Enhancement Grant for Main Street Tucker Streetscape
  • Tucker and Stone Mountain Community Improvement Districts strengthening economic development in Tucker
  • Livable Centers Initiative Grants
  • Atlanta Regional Commission Grants
  • Tucker Lifelong Community Grants
  • Developed Overlay Districts
  • DeKalb County Planning Commissioner and Community Council Members
  • DeKalb County Code Enforcement Ambassadors
  • DeKalb County Parks Bond and Greenspace Advisory Board
  • Friends of Tucker Nature Preserve, Friends of Johns’ Homestead, Henderson Park Community Garden

Preserve what is special about Tucker today, while ensuring success well into the future. Let your voice be heard by clicking the contact your legislators button. Tell them you deserve the right to vote for a city of Tucker.


News from Tucker 2014

Thank you Tucker !
Thank you Tucker !
March 21, 2014