The City Council recently approved a measure to ask the Georgia General Assembly to increase the city’s hotel-motel tax to the maximum rate allowed, which is 8 percent.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Feb. 20, 2019
The new signal has been installed at the intersections of Cascade Palmetto Highway and West Stubbs Road. Although some may view a traffic light as a small thing to celebrate, city officials want to demonstrate that they are continuing to make significant strides as a new municipality.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Feb. 7, 2019
The city of South Fulton city council passed the ‘Ban the Box’ Ordinance a recent meeting with a 6 to 1 vote. Sponsored by Mayor Pro Tem Mark Baker, the legislation seeks to ensure that qualified persons with criminal convictions are afforded city employment opportunities.
Source: Neighbor News | Posted: Feb. 5, 2019
The legislation was introduced by District 2 Councilwoman Carmalitha Gumbs in order to help provide balance in neighborhoods where homeowners are interested in renting their property on a short-term basis.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Feb. 5, 2019
According to a news release, the tour highlighted specific economic development opportunities as well as incentives and development tools being planned and developed by the city.
Source: Neighbor News | Posted: Dec. 27, 2018
South Fulton has finalized its requirements for cityhood by making available various services once provided by Fulton County. The city recently added public works effective Nov. 19, meeting the Nov. 30 deadline under its charter.
Source: Neighbor News | Posted: Nov. 14, 2018
Early results reported in Fulton County indicate voters in the city of South Fulton agreed with their mayor on lifting tax burdens from manufacturers and shippers.
Source: Neighbor News | Posted: Nov. 7, 2018
The Loch Lomond neighborhood in south Fulton County was improperly annexed into the city of Atlanta in 2016, the Georgia Court of Appeals has ruled.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Oct. 29, 2018
As part of its cityhood process, the city of South Fulton will have until Nov. 18 to take on transportation services from Fulton County.
Originally slated for Nov. 5, the city recently got an extension.
Source: Neighbor News | Posted: Oct. 25, 2018
A metro Atlanta city offered residents who registered to vote or confirmed their voter status a $50 discount from citations, raising questions about whether the plan violated state law that bans giving money or gifts in exchange for registering voters.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted: Oct. 12, 2018