Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ office on Friday scrapped a planned City Council vote set for Wednesday on the controversial public financing package for downtown Atlanta’s $5 billion Gulch project, marking at least the third time a vote has been scuttled since September.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Oct. 22, 2018
The Atlanta City Council is scheduled to hold a special meeting Oct. 24 to take up the proposed redevelopment of the downtown Gulch area.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle | Posted: Oct. 19, 2018
A bevy of proposals on the ballot next month would bring tax relief to Atlanta and Fulton County residents, but could also exacerbate financial inequities and punch holes in city and school district budgets.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Oct. 19, 2018
Following in the figurative paw prints of another Fulton County city, Atlanta is considering banning the retail sale of cats and dogs.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Oct. 18, 2018
It's a maze of parking lots, railroad lines and viaducts, lined by top Atlanta attractions — Mercedes-Benz Stadium, State Farm Arena and CNN Center.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle | Posted: Oct. 17, 2018
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Tuesday announced the appointment of the city’s first chief housing officer, a new cabinet position tasked with helping the mayor fulfill one of her most ambitious campaign pledges.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Oct. 17, 2018
Atlanta City Council members, joined by representatives from the city’s department of corrections, toured the Atlanta City Detention Center Friday.
Source: Neighbor News | Posted: Oct. 15, 2018
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will present new amendments to a proposed public financing package that will shorten the length of one of the incentive programs to help fund the $5 billion redevelopment of downtown’s Gulch, the mayor’s office said Monday in a news release.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Oct. 15, 2018
Police and a parks group are pushing more than 100 homeless people to leave wooded camps along Peachtree Creek in the Lindbergh and Buford Highway areas, alleging they’re involved in crime and scaring trail users.
Source: Reporter Newspapers | Posted: Oct. 12, 2018
A 1979 constitutional amendment creating the Fulton Industrial District is invalid because it violated the Georgia Constitution's single-subject rule, a lawyer for the city of Atlanta told the state Supreme Court Wednesday.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle | Posted: Oct. 12, 2018