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Referendum may change role of DeKalb City Clerk

By Joe Palmer | April 25, 2012

The role of DeKalb City Clerk might change, based on the outcome of a referendum to be held in November. The position is an elected official, but the referendum will decide if the position will change to be appointed by the city manager, according to...

Diane Wright accepts city clerk position

By Melissa Mastrogiovanni | March 4, 2012

After working in the city clerk’s office for six years, Diane Wright accepted an appointment as the new DeKalb City Clerk. Prior to working in DeKalb, Wright lived in Landcaster, Ca. and worked in the city government there for 15 years. “When my husband...

Kapitan resigns from City Clerk position

By Chelsey Boutan | February 6, 2012

City Clerk Steve Kapitan resigned from his position, DeKalb Mayor Kris Povlsen stated in a press release Monday.Povlsen said Kapitan gave no other explanation for resigning on Thursday other than "personal reasons.""He just said he had personal reasons...

Jen Knobloch | Northern Star College Square residents were given
eviction notices last week so the building could be renovated.

College Square Apartments to evict tenants complex is renovated

By Dave Gong | November 8, 2011

College Square Apartments, 808 Ridge Drive, 832 Ridge Drive and 835 Edgebrook Drive, will be converted to student-only housing, said new owner Michael Gatto. Gatto said his company, Granite DeKalb LLC, purchased the property out of bankruptcy and is pursuing...