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At City Council, money talks

At City Council, money talks

By Ali Combs | June 25, 2013

What started as a blanket vote for more than a dozen resolutions for the city’s budget turned into a two-hour discussion about salary raises, pension funds and DeKalb’s financial future at Monday’s City Council meeting. Twenty resolutions were set...

Dean Frieders

Between the Lines: Dean Frieders, DeKalb city attorney

By Samantha Brockett | November 12, 2012

DeKalb city attorney Dean Frieders may not be entirely responsible for the city’s decisions, but he is the person who city council looks to for its information. Frieders grew up in a farm near Naperville and lived in Waterman for many years. He currently...

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