Max Davis, president of Brookhaven Yes, filed a complaint Friday with the state ethics commission against top administrators for DeKalb County, including CEO Burrell Ellis, alleging that they improperly used county resources to help opponents of the new city.
Incorporation is on the Tuesday ballot. Read the entire complaint here.
Among the evidence cited by Davis is an April e-mail advising top DeKalb officials about what must be done to dampen enthusiasm for the creation of the city, and undercut a report on incorporation by the Carl Vinson Institute of government in Athens. Here’s the final paragraph:
- By Jim Galloway, Political Insider