I remember attending a BOC meeting where a resident complained about trash on her neighborhood streets. After inquiring as to how the county would fix the problem, a commissioner then asked what SHE was doing to keep her neighborhood clean.
I, along with that resident, were initially taken aback by this response. But in retrospect, that commissioner made a good point. We as residents must get more involved with keeping our neighborhoods clean because unfortunately, the county can’t do it all.
Local businesses need be held responsible as well. While Clayton has its fair share of unmaintained, vacant properties, there are existing businesses that neglect their property, and it shows. For example, neither Tara Boulevard or SH 85 present welcoming sights to see upon entry into this county for various reasons.
Another eyesore is the overgrown grass in the medians and graffiti on buildings throughout Clayton. These are issues that the Georgia State Department of Transportation can