District 1 Financial Assistance

Recently, Commissioner Patrick partnered with St. Vincent de Paul to provide residents of District 1 with financial assistance. Residents who qualify, can receive financial assistance with housing rental fees, water bills, and securing more permanent housing options for those living in extended stay type motels.

To apply for support with rental assistance, water bill relief, and or for the Motel to Homes program, please contact St. Vincent de Paul:

Rental Assistance Information - If you have or had a hardship due to COVID-19 and need assistance with paying your rent, then you might qualify for rental assistance through a St. Vincent de Paul program. Contact St. Vincent de Paul today, to see if you qualify. Phone: 678.892.6163

Water Bill Assistance Information - Are you behind on your water bill and need assistance? The St. Vincent de Paul program provides income-based applicants with up to $2500 dollars in assistance. Contact St. Vincent de Paul today to see if you qualify. Email: Phone: 404-408-6494

Motel to Homes - Do you live in a motel located in DeKalb County? Do you feel uncertain about your future housing needs? St. Vincent de Paul programs assist qualified applicants with securing permanent housing. Contact St. Vincent de Paul today to see if you qualify. Email:

Charter Review Commission

The next DeKalb County Charter Review Commission Informational Meeting will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at 6:00 PM. This meeting will be held via virtual teleconferencing. To join the meeting please use the following link: or you may join by phone by dialing: +1-602-333-0032 or USA +1-888-270-9936 (US Toll Free), please use Conference code: 217687.

Mountain Industrial Infrastructure Repairs

DeKalb County teams up with Commissioner Robert Patrick, Commissioner Stephen Bradshaw, and the Tucker Summit Community Improvement District to repair decades old infrastructure. On Monday July 18th, engineering partners Construction 57 and Collaborative Infrastructure will begin work to repair over 150 deteriorated/damaged sidewalks, curbs, and catch basins sites along the Mountain Industrial Corridor. This area includes infrastructure that is more than half a century old. Crews will do their best to minimize traffic disruptions however residents should seek alternate routes. Construction in the area should last for roughly 3 months.