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First ward alderman Bertrand Simpson listens to debate about outsourcing the city attorney and assistant city attorneys position Monday night at the regular meeting of the DeKalb City Council.

Legal options: Council votes to review proposals from outside contractors for city attorney

By Danny Ciamprone | April 25, 2011

DeKalb City Council voted Monday to view proposals from outside contractors to perform the services of city attorney. The council directed a Request for Proposal (RFP), which asks private contractors to perform services held by the city attorney. Norma...

City council finalizes plans for renovations

By Thomas Verschelde | April 24, 2011

DeKalb City Council is close to finalizing plans for the renovation of the city hall and police station, located at 200 S. Fourth St. Fourth Ward Alderman Brendon Gallagher said the renovations will be under way as soon as the council votes to approve...

Kammes isn’t your average alderwoman

By Melissa Mastrogiovanni | December 5, 2010

Lisa Kammes, DeKalb's 7th Ward alderwoman, finds it easy to balance her life between family and her duties to the city. After being appointed to 7th ward this March when former DeKalb Alderman Brent Keller stepped down, Kammes manages to effectively represent...

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