Author Archives: Mary Ann Kelly

About Mary Ann Kelly

President, Brookhaven Park Conservancy, Inc.

GreenbergFarrow Reviews Next Steps for Planning Process

Liz Cole and Mack Cain of GreenbergFarrow, the engineering consulting firm working on Brookhaven’s park master plans, made a presentation at the December 15, 2015, Brookhaven City Council Work Session on the status of the City’s park master plans and … Continue reading

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City’s Ownership of Brookhaven Park is Moving Closer

Mayor Rebecca Chase Williams announced that the DeKalb County Commissioners have committed to Brookhaven’s leadership that it will vote on the transfer of the back parcel of Brookhaven Park and the Osborne park land at the first County Commissioner meeting … Continue reading

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Master Plan Drafts to be Presented to City Council

The first draft of the master plans for ten of Brookhaven parks will be presented at the City Counsel afternoon work session on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. The session will be held at City Hall at 3:30pm. These plans were presented … Continue reading

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Draft Master Plan Available for Review and Comment

The City of Brookhaven is hosting Public Review Meetings for each park in the City for which a Site Specific Park Plan is being created, which includes Brookhaven Park.  This meeting is an opportunity for you to review the Draft … Continue reading

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The Sheep Continue Grazing

The City of Brookhaven moved the sheep herd that has been cleaning invasive plants out of the City’s parks to Brookhaven Park and what a difference they have made! Look at the nice job the sheep did on the area … Continue reading

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Brookhaven Hires New Parks & Recreation Director

Brian Borden became Brookhaven’s new Parks and Recreation Director on November 16th, 2015. He comes to Brookhaven from Columbia, TN, where he was most recently its Director of Parks and Recreation. Prior his eleven years in Columbia, TN, he was … Continue reading

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Do You Know the History of Brookhaven Park?

Brookhaven Park was formerly the site of a large Veteran’s Hospital from the 1920’s to the 1960’s. For an interesting read on the history of the site and hospital, check out Dick Funderburke’s article in the Brookhaven Buzz, “When Brookhaven Park Had A … Continue reading

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Come to our Open House and share your ideas on the Park!

Please join Brookhaven Park Conservancy, Inc. for an Open House at Brookhaven Park on Thursday, September 10, 2015, from 6pm-8pm at the Picnic pavilion! We will be grilling hot dogs and hosting the Brookhaven Park Stakeholder Committee. The Committee members want … Continue reading

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Oglethorpe Volunteers Partner with the Conservancy to Mulch Trees in Park

Oglethorpe volunteers spread mulch around tree grove in center of Park 22 Oglethorpe University student volunteers partnered with Brookhaven Park Conservancy, Inc. Saturday, August 29, to add mulch to the Park’s trees and tree beds. This is the fourth consecutive … Continue reading

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Meeting Date Set for Brookhaven Park Master Plan

The city has scheduled a series of meetings to collect community feedback for each of Brookhaven’s parks in connection with the recently commenced master plan process.  The meeting for Brookhaven Park will be Saturday, September 12 from 11:00 am to … Continue reading

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