Dunwoody city officials have named five members to a special commission to review the city’s charter.

Dunwoody City Council on April 22 approved the formation of the Charter Commission, which will review the city’s charter and recommend to the state Legislature any improvements members feel are needed. The commission is to complete its work by Oct. 1.

Members of the new commission were chosen by City Council, Mayor Mike Davis and state lawmakers who represent Dunwoody. The members of the commission are: Mallard Holliday, who was appointed by the mayor; former City Councilman Robert Wittenstein, who was appointed by the council; Beverly Wingate, appointed by Sen. Fran Millar (R-Dunwoody); Rick Otness, appointed by Rep. Tom Taylor (R-Dunwoody); and Max Lehmann, appointed by Rep. Mike Jacobs (R-Brookhaven).

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