Peaches Bring Councilmembers Archibong and Dickens together to Support the East Lake Community 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Natalyn Archibong (District 5) and Councilman Andre Dickens (Post 3 At-Large) will be judges at the 6th Annual Peachapalooza  

Council President Ceasar Mitchell Supports New Urban Agriculture Ordinance 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell applauds Monday’s passage of the new urban agriculture ordinance 14-O-1092. The ordinance amends the zoning code – creating opportunities for urban gardens and market gardens throughout the city.  

Atlanta City Councilmember Andre Dickens Launches New Website 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Andre Dickens launches a new website, www.Opportunities4Atlanta.com, a community-enabling webpage that promotes enrichment programs for Atlanta’s youth by exposing them to programs designed to boost their education. 

Local digital marketing firm celebrates 10th anniversary by throwing a party for Old Fourth Ward after-school program 
ATLANTA – A fast-growing local digital marketing firm celebrated its 10th anniversary in quite an unusual way.  

Beecher Hills Elementary Students Pedal Into Summer With New, FREE Bicycles 
60 Honor and Perfect Attendance Students to be Presented with Free Bicycles on Monday, May 19th, 10 AM 

Come and celebrate National Bike to Work Day with Councilmember Andre Dickens 
ATLANTA - Atlanta City Councilmember Andre Dickens will leave his car in the garage and join fellow Atlanta cyclists for National Bike to Work Day  

Free Mother’s Day jazz concert hosted by Kwanza Hall and the Atlanta Jazz Festival to be held Sunday, May 11 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall and the Atlanta Jazz Festival will host a free Mother’s Day concert as part of the Neighborhood Jazz Series this Sunday, May 11 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. 

District 11 Neighborhood Jazz Concert slated for Saturday, May 3rd at Adams Park 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms, in partnership with the Atlanta Jazz Festival, will present a free Neighborhood Jazz Concert from 3 until 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 3rd at Adams Park, located at 1620 Delowe Drive S.W. 

Councilmember Cleta Winslow Co-Sponsors Bike Ride Through Some of Atlanta’s Great West Side Neighborhoods 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Cleta Winslow, Adair Park Today, and EpiCity Realty are sponsoring the Tour de SWAT Bike Ride 

City Councilman Kwanza Hall to Host Year of Boulevard Spring Community Clean-Up on Saturday, May 3 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall invites Atlantans to join him on Saturday, May 3 at 9 a.m. for the 2014 Year of Boulevard Spring Community Clean-Up.  

Atlanta City Council’s Finance/Executive Committee to hold a combined public hearing and live virtual town hall meeting on the city’s 2015 budget on TUESDAY, May 6 
ATLANTA – Atlanta residents, business leaders and other stakeholders will have an opportunity to ask questions about the city of Atlanta’s proposed Fiscal Year 2015 $565,537,987  

Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell and Councilmember Andre Dickens participated in a Fireside Chat in recognition of the Center for Civil and Human Rights 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell, City Councilmember Andre Dickens, Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves and Atlanta Board of Education Chairman Courtney English provided their personal perspectives on the importance and impact of the civil rights movement and the opening of the Center for Civil and Human Rights. 

Dr. C.T. Vivian to Headline the City of Atlanta’s Official Commemoration of Our 150 Year Journey from Civil War to Civil Rights at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 
ATLANTA – The City of Atlanta’s official commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in Atlanta begins Saturday, May 3rd at 10 a.m. with a kick-off event and opening ceremonies at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 

Councilmember Cleta Winslow Partners with Committed-To-Communities Neighborhood Home Tour 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Cleta Winslow partners with The BeltLine Team, Area West Realty, and several other groups for a neighborhood home tour from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. 

City Councilmember Joyce Sheperd Co-Sponsors an Earth Day Clean Up & Tire Amnesty Day 
ATLANTA  – Atlanta City Councilmember Joyce M. Sheperd will hold a District 12 Earth Day and Tire Amnesty clean up on Saturday, April 26 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Atlanta City Councilmember Natalyn Archibong hosts 13th Annual District 5 Tire Round-Up on Saturday, April 26 
ATLANTA – One of Atlanta’s largest Earth Day events will take place on Saturday, April 26 at 815 Old Flat Shoals Road, S.E. from 9 a.m. until 1p.m. in District 5.  

Atlanta City Council approves 5-year incentive program to stimulate international air cargo and passenger growth at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport 
ATLANTA – The Atlanta City Council approved a resolution Monday authorizing the establishment of an air service incentive program as a way to stimulate international air cargo and passenger growth at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport at a cost of up to $2 million annually over the next 5 years. 

More than a dozen food truck vendors to descend on downtown Atlanta starting Monday, April 21 
ATLANTA –The City of Atlanta has launched the first ever Public Property Food Truck Program that allows food trucks to vend from designated city streets.  

Events Marking the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War in Atlanta Kick-Off Saturday, May 3rd at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 
ATLANTA – The Atlanta Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, which was established to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in Atlanta, is pleased to announce the kick-off event to this year’s celebrations. 

Thousands of Illegally Dumped Tires Removed from Cascade Parc Subdivision in Southwest Atlanta 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms and the City of Atlanta’s Office of the Solicitor are pleased to announce the clean-up completion of the Cascade Parc Subdivision. Cascade Parc Subdivision, located in Southwest Atlanta, had been the site of tire dumping for an indeterminable period of time.  

Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms Helps Fickett Elementary Create Pop-Up Books 
Atlanta – Students at Fickett Elementary School enjoyed their time with Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms so much that she has been invited back. 

Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms Sponsors Fight the Blight Day 
Atlanta – In conjunction with Earth Day, Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms will host District 11’s inaugural Fight the Blight Day on Saturday, April 19 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  

ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Cleta Winslow is proud to welcome Atlanta Streets Alive to the historic West End on Sunday, April 20th. 
The car-free festival on the streets of Atlanta will take place from 2 until 6 p.m.  

Atlanta City Councilmember Cleta Winslow joins the Atlanta Falcons for a beautification project at Rose Circle Park 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Cleta Winslow will join players and cheerleaders from the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday April 15 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. for a beautification project at Rose Circle Park. The 2.7-acre park is located at Rose Circle and White Street, S.W. 

Councilmember Natalyn Archibong Is Pleased To Participate In The East Lake Farmers Market 6th Annual Collard Greens Cook-Off 
ATLANTA –Councilmember Natalyn Archibong will be serving as a judge for the East Lake Farmers Market 6th Annual Collards Cook-Off from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm on Tuesday, April 15th at the East Lake Farmers Market, located at 2nd Avenue & Hosea L. Williams Drive in Atlanta.  

Councilmember Kwanza Hall Sponsors Senior Talent Contest with the Friends of the Mills Center 
ATLANTA – As part of his Year of Boulevard initiative, Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall is a sponsor of this year’s “Senior Idol” contest in partnership with the Friends of Mills.  

Atlanta City Councilmember Carla Smith adds Paper Shredding and Cooking Oil disposal to ecoDEPOT – Atlanta’s Largest Recycling Event on Saturday, April 19 at Turner Field 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Carla Smith, the City of Atlanta’s Department of Watershed Management & the Department of Public Works will host Atlanta’s largest recycling event from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 19 in the blue lot at Turner Field. 

Councilmember Natalyn Archibong Pitches-In for Tunnel Clean Up  
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Natalyn Archibong will join the Boulevard Tunnel Initiative (BTI) on Saturday, April 12 at 9:00 a.m. for a tunnel clean up. 

Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell Inducted into the Martin Luther King, Jr. Board of Sponsors of Morehouse College 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell was inducted into the Martin Luther King, Jr. Board of Sponsors of Morehouse College. Inductees are chosen for their demonstration of moral and ethical leadership in line with the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Atlanta City Councilmember Ivory Lee Young, Jr. Participates in Earth Day Clean-Up along Joseph E. Boone Boulevard 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Ivory Lee Young, Jr. is inviting volunteers to join in national efforts around Earth Day 2014 and help clean up Joseph E. Boone Boulevard in Council District 3.  

Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall selected for Bilbao Urban Leadership and Innovation Dialogues Initiative 
ATLANTA –The German Marshall Fund of the United States has selected Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall as one of 100 U.S. and European fellows to launch its new Urban Innovation and Leadership Dialogues (BUILD) initiative this June in Bilbao, Spain. 

Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell hosts the 16th semi-annual College Prep Series 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell continues to demonstrate his unwavering commitment to Atlanta’s youth by hosting the 16th semi-annual College Prep Series (CPS). The SAT and ACT preparation series was held March 29 at North Atlanta High School. Over 250 parents and students attended the sessions. Dr. Meria Carstarphen, the sole finalist for Atlanta Public School’s superintendent position, was on hand to meet students and parents.  

Employee Compensation Technical Advisory Group Begins Work  
ATLANTA – The Employee Compensation Technical Advisory Group (ECTAG), a panel charged with advising the Atlanta City Council on a long-term strategy for creating a best in class employee compensation package for all city employees. The first meeting was held on Thursday, March 27 at Atlanta City Hall. 

Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell and incoming APS Superintendent, Dr. Meria Joel Carstarphen, to discuss collaboration during visit to College Prep Series 
ATLANTA – Dr. Meria Joel Carstarphen, the incoming superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools, will meet with City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 29 at North Atlanta High School to learn more about his semi-annual College Prep Series (CPS). 

Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell joins Morehouse College, White House officials and community leaders for a two-day summit focusing on education reform 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell, Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves and Atlanta Board of Education Chairman Courtney English will join Morehouse College and White House officials to examine education reform and educational options for parents as it pertains to African American males during a two-day summit on Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29. 

Atlanta City Councilmember Ivory Lee Young Jr. Purchases Cameras in an Effort to Aid in Crime Suppression in District 3 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Ivory Lee Young, Jr., the Atlanta Police Foundation, the Atlanta Police Department (APD) and the Department of Public Works are proud to announce the purchase and installation of cameras strategically installed at two locations in Atlanta City Council District 3. 

Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms to host the 2014 District 11 Town Meeting on Tuesday, March 25 at 6 p.m. at Ben Hill Methodist Church 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms will host the 2014 District 11 Town Meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 25 at Ben Hill United Methodist Church, located at 2099 Fairburn Road. 

Atlanta City Council Hosts 2014 Spring Training Retreat 
ATLANTA – The Atlanta City Council focused on a variety of issues during its spring training retreat on Thursday, March 20 at The Loudermilk Center; among them, the City of Atlanta Fiscal Year 2015 Budget. 

Council President Ceasar Mitchell Attends Weather Ready Nation Town Hall Meeting to Prepare Atlanta for Severe Weather 
Atlanta – Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell will participate in a forum on Saturday, March 22 to talk about preparing for severe weather.  

Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell to address public safety concerns and identify solutions at crime and safety summit 
ATLANTA – As a part of Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell’s commitment to building and sustaining safe communities, the Council President will serve on a panel, hosted by Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves, to address public safety concerns and identify solutions during a crime and safety forum in South West Atlanta. 

Atlanta City Council Honors Civil Rights Activist Lonnie King 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmembers C.T. Martin, Michael Julian Bond, and Kwanza Hall will honor Lonnie King with a reception and proclamation on Monday, March 17 for his contributions to the Civil Rights Movement.  

Council President Ceasar Mitchell Supports Resolution to Encourage Sustained Functionality for Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive 
Atlanta – Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell supports the resolution authored by Councilmember Andre Dickens urging Mayor Kasim Reed, planners, and developers for the new Falcons stadium to take immediate action on devising a plan for Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive to retain its current connectivity to downtown Atlanta. 

Councilmember Natalyn Archibong Co-Hosts 13th Annual Senior Services Seminar 
Free seminar designed to save District 5 seniors money 

Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall Participates in Healthcare Enrollment Summit 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall is joining the national effort to increase Georgians’ knowledge about affordable health insurance now available through the Health Insurance Marketplace.  

Hundreds of Microsoft Executives to Volunteer with Year of Boulevard 2014 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall will greet Microsoft volunteers at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 3 at Truly Living Well’s Wheat Street Urban Farm, 75 Hilliard Street NE 30312, as part of Microsoft’s fifth annual community outreach initiative in the City of Atlanta. 

Annual ABC Blinkie Awards honors Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms and other community leaders, cycling supporters 
ATLANTA – The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition (ABC) honored Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms and others com­munity leaders who have contributed greatly to Atlanta’s ongoing progress towards becoming a bicycle-friendly community. 

Atlanta City Councilmember Ivory Lee Young, Jr. to honor the late Reverend Hosea Williams and Hosea Feed the Hungry 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Ivory Lee Young, Jr. on behalf of the Atlanta City Council will honor the late Reverend Hosea Williams and Hosea Feed The Hungry for more than a half of a century of work and commitment to civil and human rights. 

City Hall Delayed Start Friday, February 14, at 10am 
Finance Executive Committee Delayed Start now at 10.30am 

Solid Waste Services will suspend all pick-up services for the remainder of this week due to inclement weather and potentially unsafe road conditions especially on neighborhood streets.  
Normal operations will resume on Monday, February 17th for pick-up of household garbage, recycling, and yard trimmings, so please place your items out on your normal pick-up day next week.  

City Utilities, Public Safety and Finance Council Committee meetings re-scheduled for Friday, February 14, 2014 
For CD/HR, Zoning and Transportation committees, which were cancelled due to forecasted inclement weather, legislation appearing on those agendas can be considered within the Committee of the Whole during the Monday, February 17, 2013 Full Council Meeting. 

City Hall will be closed Tuesday February 11, Wednesday February 12 and Thursday February 13 
Inclement Weather forceasted has meant the cancellation of committee meetings 

City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell urges citizens to prepare for winter storms 
ATLANTA- City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell is urging citizens to be proactive in preparing for the upcoming winter storms. 

Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell joins American Meteorological Society President Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd during the 94th AMS Annual Meeting 
ATLANTA – Thousands of meteorologists, academics, and weather and climate scientists are in Atlanta this week for the 2014 American Meteorological Society’s Annual Meeting. 

Councilmember Kwanza Hall to Host Working Group on Hunger in the Old Fourth Ward 
ATLANTA – As part of his Year of Boulevard initiative, Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall will host the first monthly meeting of a new working group on hunger and food insecurity in the Old Fourth Ward. 

Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell announces several actions to support the efforts of Mayor Kasim Reed and Governor Nathan Deal in the wake of Winter Storm Leon 
ATLANTA – This week, Council President Mitchell announced several actions to support the efforts of Mayor Kasim Reed and Governor Nathan Deal in the wake of Winter Storm Leon.  

Councilmember Natalyn Archibong to seek independent assessment from Georgia Institute of Technology and Clark Atlanta University on the City’s Natural Disaster Emergency Response Plan 
ATLANTA – The Atlanta City Council approved legislation on Monday to request and authorize Georgia Institute of Technology and Clark Atlanta University to assist the City Utilities Committee in assessing the City of Atlanta’s Natural Disaster Emergency Response Plan. 

City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell and Atlanta City Council seek collaboration to develop policy recommendations related to emergency preparation in the wake of Winter Storm Leon 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell on Monday called on the City Council to develop policy recommendations related to emergency preparation in the wake of Winter Storm Leon. 

Atlanta City Council Approves Perry-Bolton TAD Bonds 
Atlanta – The Atlanta City Council approved authorization of the Perry-Bolton Tax Allocation District (TAD) Bonds at its February 3 council meeting. 

City Councilmember Felicia Moore Calls for an Audit of Atlanta’s Water Department Security 
Atlanta – At the February 3 council meeting, the Atlanta City Council passed legislation authored by Councilmember Felicia Moore requesting that the city auditor’s office perform an internal audit of the safety and security office of the Department of Watershed Management.  

Due to inclement weather conditions, City Hall will be closed on January 29 and 30  
Legislation for cancelled Council Committee Meetings will be heard Monday in Full Council 

Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell to serve as keynote speaker for the Teach for America Parent Empowerment Summit 
President Mitchell will speak to attendees about the need for a team effort in moving student achievement. 

Atlanta City Councilmember C.T. Martin introduces a resolution urging Fulton and DeKalb County State Representatives to oppose of House Bill 29 & 512 
ATLANTA – The Atlanta City Council on Tuesday approved a resolution by Councilmember C.T. Martin urging the delegations of Fulton and DeKalb counties to oppose House Bill 29, “Georgia campus carry act of 2013” 

City Councilmember Natalyn Archibong Supports Increasing Minimum Wage 
Atlanta – Atlanta City Councilmember Natalyn Archibong introduced legislation at the January 21 council meeting urging United States senators and members of the House of Representatives to support SB 460 and H.R. 1010 – the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013. 

Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell among six honorees Thursday at the 2014 AT&T “I am the Dream” Celebration 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell was among several dignitaries honored by AT&T during the company’s 2014 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. commemorative celebration and panel discussion 

City Councilmember Cleta Winslow Spruces Up Atlanta’s West Side with Youth Group 
Atlanta – Atlanta City Councilmember Cleta Winslow will join the hundreds of thousands of people who will participate in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. 

ARC’s Livable Centers Initiative Awards $800,000 to 11 Communities Including the Vine City-Washington Park Area of Atlanta 
ATLANTA – Atlanta’s Vine City-Washington Park communities were selected as one of several Atlanta Regional Commission’s Livable Centers Initiative supplemental study grant recipients for 2014.  

City Councilmember Joyce Sheperd Pitches-In to Clean University Avenue 
Atlanta – Atlanta City Councilmember Joyce M. Sheperd, community leaders, and residents will be out in the Pittsburgh neighborhood for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Clean Up. 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 


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