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7 Comments on "Gillen leaving Doraville to become Tybee Island’s next City Manager"

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RAJ
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Applied for the same job in Brookhaven last year, came to Doraville as a blind shot with high hopes….crashed the city 300C in down town Atlanta late one night after arriving in town. Everyone needs the Assembly project to be a success; however a nearby project(Nexus) had difficulty selling bonds last December and at the Bond hearing last Tuesday($55M)the judge’s staff attorney was alarmed to hear that Shawn had given his notice the night before and the city’s Financial Director had left a few week before. The bond dealers waiting in the hallway for the judge’s decision were also quite… Read more »
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There seems to be the impression that because it really needs to be successful, Assembly MUST be successful. Unfortunately, poor attention to detail and an over-reliance on wishful thinking have led to a plan for this site that simply isn’t workable. At this point, I think this boondoggle could be the end of Doraville.

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Tell the truth
This press release is nothing more than a prime example of “saying something doesn’t make it’s true”. Mr. Gillan outsourced many city jobs and for the first time in Doraville’s history. the city is operating in the red. Mr. Gillen thanking the part-time ceremonial mayor does nothing but insult the Council that truly has the power and makes all of the decisions concerning Doraville and demonstrates just how divisively Gillan has run the city. To demonstrate how ignorant ms. Pittman is she credits Gillen for economic development and sites the Assembly and Nexus projects. Both are smoke and mirror pipe… Read more »
Enuff Govt Already
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Enuff Govt Already

I think its time to cede the charter and start over with Doraville.

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I want to be annexed by Chamblee.

Tilly
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Tilly

Tom you have been losing elections in this city for 15 years. the voters do not want to listen to you and neither do comment readers on this website.

RAJ
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RAJ

Tom usually has some good points….just not always well connected……….some of us are in speciality pursuits….so if you need a winning soap box or a pole position lap time… see Tom!

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