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Commissioner Larry Johnson represents District 3 of DeKalb County. Because of his background and efforts in the field of public health, Commissioner Larry Johnson was appointed in 2005 to chair the Health Disparities Subcommittee of the Health Steering Committee for NACo, the National Association of Counties. In 2008, he was appointed as Vice Chair of the NACo Health Steering Committee. The Health Steering Committee has jurisdiction, on a national policy level, over all matters pertaining to health care delivery and financing including: indigent care health, care for the uninsured, Medicaid, Medicare, long-term care, local public health programs, mental health, substance abuse and development disabilities…….

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A Poem for District 3

A Place for You and Me

A place to work, live and play
A place to brighten your day
A place for you and me
I’m talking about a place in DeKalb County called District III

A place that brings public and private partnerships together
A place to make the quality of life for every family better
A place for you and me
I’m talking about place in DeKalb County called District III

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District 3 Highlights

Places in District 3

South DeKalb Mall

Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI)

Porter Sandford III Performing Arts & Community Center

Sugar Creek Golf Course

Georgia State University-Decatur

Candler Rd LCI

Wesley Chapel LCI


Master Active Living Plan

East Lake

Constitution Lake Park

Doll’s Head Trail

Soapstone Ridge

Employment Centers

Future of District 3

Mobility and Transportation

Parks, Trails and Greenspace

Education in District 3

2035 Comprehensive Plan (Future Land Use Map)

Industrial Land Use and Opportunity Zones

Assets and Facilities


Education in District 3

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