Appeal rejected for former DeKalb city clerk’s 2019 lawsuit over clerk powers

“It is unfortunate that City resources and taxpayer dollars had to be diverted to defending this matter,” said city attorney Matthew Rose in a statement Wednesday.

File photo - DeKalb City Clerk Lynn Fazekas listens as Bill Nicklas, city manager, reads a proposed amendment to the city code at a February 2020 city council meeting, that would make the office of city clerk an appointed position rather than an elected office.