2) The formation of the proposed city in southern DeKalb would barely affect the County.
a. The loss to the County from forming the proposed city in southern DeKalb would be $2,868,885 out of a $1.3 billion budget.
b. That loss of revenue for the county is .2% - equivalent to having $5 dollars and losing a penny.
Yet, for residents in southern DeKalb, forming a new city would mean at least $27 million in estimated net revenue, which can be invested in building up infrastructure in southern DeKalb.