Debate over DeKalb YMCA continues

A decision on whether DeKalb County should buy the South DeKalb YMCA for $5 million has been deferred until at least Aug. 12.

The DeKalb Commission lacked four votes needed to take action during its June 24 meeting.

Under the proposal, the $5 million in county green space money would pay for YMCA renovations and expansions, and the YMCA would continue operating the facility and charging membership fees.

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