Dunwoody Mayor Denis Shortal has appointed Thomas O’Brien and Richard Grove to three-year terms on the Planning Commission.

The appointments were approved by the City Council at its July 26 meeting.

Shortal also appointed and received approval for Rob Augustine to serve a three-year term on the Urban Redevelopment Agency.

Augustine was president of the Dunwoody Homeowners Association from 1994-95. He is an attorney specializing in areas including permitting and approvals and zoning.

Grove lives in the Ashworth community and is the president of his neighborhood’s HOA. He served on the city’s Community Council before it was dissolved last year. He works at his family’s business, DeKalb Tool & Die.

O’Brien is a partner at the law firm of Fieler and Associates in Marietta. He has been president of the Dunwoody North Driving Club and is the community chairperson for Cub Scout Pack 477 at Kingswood United Methodist Church.

Dyana Bagby is a staff writer for Reporter Newspapers and Atlanta Intown.