State Rep. Elena Parent told her constituents on Tuesday night that she will continue working to educate voters on the merits of a possible Brookhaven cityhood that will be voted on later this summer.
“It certainly seems like in this neighborhood, there is more sentiment against cityhood,” Parent said, during a town hall meeting at Clairmont Baptist Church. “There have been several organizations formed that are in opposition to the idea.”
Parent, whose 84th district includes much of Brookhaven, voted against the Brookhaven cityhood bill this past legislative session. The bill was approved on the final day of the Georgia General Assembly.
Also present at the meeting was state Rep. Scott Holcomb, who represents the neighboring 82nd district. Both Parent and Holcomb have been drawn into the same district as a result of the most recent state legislative redistricting, which