Cobb updates Cumberland CID map

Cobb recently voted to adopt an updated legal description and map of the Cumberland Community Improvement District, which currently collects about $6 million in taxes annually from commercial properties. 

The action did not alter the borders of the district, but rather combined changes adopted over years past into a single document and required it be attached to all future proposals for expanding or contracting the CID.

Commissioner Bob Ott, who represents the area, said it all started when he received a request from constituents asking for the CID’s boundaries, “Which I thought was an easy thing to find.”

“It turned out that it wasn’t,” he added ahead of the vote during the Board of Commissioner’s regular meeting last week.

The updated map was approved with the blessing of the CID’s new executive director Kim Menefee, formerly of WellStar, who was hired at the end of May. 

“We value our relationship with the commission, with the county,” Menefee said.

Menefee was hired at the end of May after the previous CID head, Tad Leithead, resigned following a DUI arrest. Leithead was recently hired as the head of the Lilburn CID.

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