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Tucker Takes 'Giant Leap Forward'

The Tucker Together organization is waiting for the outcome of a cityhood feasibility study.

Michelle Penkava speaking at a Tucker Parent Council meeting on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Photo Credit: Kevin Madigan
Michelle Penkava speaking at a Tucker Parent Council meeting on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Photo Credit: Kevin Madigan

Tucker residents have taken a giant leap forward toward a possible vote in a cityhood referendum, according to Michelle Penkava, Executive Director of Tucker Together. "The last push for funds sent us over the top,” she said in a statement Monday. 

As was announced recently, the feasibility study is well underway at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies of Georgia State University after Penkava's group raised the necessary $30,000, ninety percent of it within the space of a month. The study is a requirement for a cityhood referendum to be conducted.

"Tucker is 121-years-old this year, with a thriving Main Street, many dedicated volunteer organizations, both civic and business, and a new progressive Tucker CID. Tucker offers a wonderful balance to its residents, many of whom have lived here for decades," said Penkava, who added that a major marketing effort will begin once the study is complete. 

See also:
Tucker Cityhood Movement Planning Legislature Advocacy
Sonja Szubski Speaking at Tucker Business Luncheon
Tucker Cityhood Feasibility Study Underway
Tucker, Lakeside Cityhood Discussed at DeKalb Meeting
Tucker Together Morphs Into 'Tucker 2014'


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