Atlanta City Council Announces 2014 Winter Recess  
ATLANTA – In accordance with City of Atlanta Charter section 2-303(a), the Atlanta City Council will recess during the period beginning Monday, December 15, 2014 and ending Friday, December 26, 2014.  

Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell joins Mays High School Senior Football Players to read to first graders  
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell continues to demonstrate his firm commitment to Atlanta’s youth by taking part in an on-site reading event with senior football players from Benjamin Mays High school as they read to first graders from West Manor Elementary School.  

Third and final public meeting scheduled to gain input on development ideas for the Oakland City MARTA Station site and the adjacent commercial corridor  
ATLANTA – City Councilmember Cleta Winslow in conjunction with the Department of Planning and Community Development, the Atlanta Regional Commission, MARTA and the Transportation Oriented Development Collaborative (TOD) invites residents and stakeholders to the third and final Oakland City MARTA Station Community Meeting  

City Councilmember Andre Dickens Celebrates the Fifth Annual “I Am College Material” Scholarship Fair  
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Andre Dickens will celebrate students preparing for success in college through the Fifth Annual “I am College Material” Scholarship Fair  

ATLANTA CITY COUNCIL 2015 COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS ANNOUNCED  
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell on Monday announced the chairs and the members of the 2015 Atlanta City Council Standing Committees.  

Councilmember Natalyn Archibong presents comprehensive design plan to Imagine Memorial Drive  
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Natalyn Archibong invites the community to review the final draft of the plan for Imagine Memorial, the design studio project to re-imagine the Memorial Drive corridor.  

Residents Launch the Boulevard Food Co-Op 
ATLANTA – Just in time for Thanksgiving, low-income families from District 2’s Boulevard corridor have launched their own food co-operative. The launch of the food co-op on November 20 was one of Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall’s top goals for the 2014 edition of his Year of Boulevard initiative.  

Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms and the City of Atlanta Department of Human Resources observe National Adoption Month 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms was joined by nearly 200 city employees and residents in observance of National Adoption Month during an adoption/foster care lunch and learn on Thursday, November 20 at Atlanta City Hall.  

Atlanta City Council announces Thanksgiving Holiday schedule 
ATLANTA – The Atlanta City Council has announced the following revised committee schedule for the week of Nov. 24 through November 28.  

Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms and the Department of Human Resources Celebrate National Adoption Month 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms, the Department of Human Resources, and Families First present an Adoption/Foster Care Lunch & Learn at noon Thursday, November 20 in the City Hall Atrium, 55 Trinity Avenue  

The Atlanta City Council and Live Thrive Atlanta announce the groundbreaking for CHaRM – a Center for Hard to Recycle Materials on November 15, 2014 
ATLANTA – Live Thrive Atlanta in partnership with the Atlanta City Council will open CHaRM, a Center for Hard to Recycle Materials.  

Atlanta City Hall closed on Tuesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Hall closed will be closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in observance of Veteran's Day. City Hall will reopen on Wednesday, November 12 with normal office hours.  

Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell hosts the 17th Semi-Annual College Prep Series on Saturday, November 8 
ATLANTA – Please join Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell for the 17th Semi-Annual College Prep Series (CPS) on Saturday, November 8 at Maynard Jackson High School, located at 801 Glenwood Avenue, S.E.  

Second public meeting scheduled to gain input on development ideas for the future of the commercial corridor around the Oakland City MARTA Station 
ATLANTA – City Councilmember Cleta Winslow in conjunction with the Department of Planning and Community Development, the Atlanta Regional Commission, MARTA and the Transportation Oriented Development Collaborative (TOD) invites residents and stakeholders to the second Oakland City MARTA Station Community Meeting on Monday, November 17.  

Atlanta City Councilmember Michael Julian Bond encourages Atlantans to Step Out and Walk to Stop Diabetes on Saturday, November 8 at Turner Field 
ATLANTA – Join Atlanta City Councilmember Michael Julian Bond on Saturday, November 8 as he leads “Team Atlanta” as they “Step Out and Walk to Stop Diabetes” at Turner Field.  

Atlanta City Council unanimously approves Dickens’ City of Atlanta-Atlanta Public Schools Resolution 
ATLANTA – The Atlanta City Council unanimously passed a resolution Monday (14-R-4314), which formally expresses the Council’s support for an ongoing partnership with the Atlanta Public Schools.  

Atlanta City Council Honors Carolyn Long Banks 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Michael Bond honored Carolyn Long Banks with a reception and proclamation at City Hall on November 3 for her outstanding contributions.  

Atlanta City Council Honors Claude Humphrey 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Michael Bond honored Claude Humphrey with a reception and proclamation at City Hall on November 3 for his outstanding contributions.  

District 2 Neighborhoods receive award for Pedestrian-Friendly Activism 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall attended the 2014 Golden Shoe Awards Celebration Tuesday, as the pedestrian advocacy organization PEDS recognized Inman Park, the Old Fourth Ward and the City of Atlanta for working together to develop a transportation strategy for the area where their historic neighborhoods meet, adjacent to the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail.  

Atlanta City Councilmember Felicia Moore briefs City Council on her latest request to access city financial records 
ATLANTA – City Councilmember Felicia Moore cited several national examples of governments that allow for access to municipal financial records and transparency within city government during a briefing at the end of City Council’s Finance/Executive Committee meeting.  

Digitally interactive historic markers to tell the story of the African-American Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta 
ATLANTA – Join Atlanta City Councilmember Michael Julian Bond at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 1, 2014 for the unveiling of historic markers recognizing the members of the Atlanta Student Movement and An Appeal for Human Rights.  

Atlanta City Councilmember Felicia Moore to brief Finance/Executive Committee on access to City of Atlanta financial records 
ATLANTA – Briefing concerning access to City of Atlanta financial records and transparency within city government  

Atlanta City Councilmember Felicia Moore to discuss latest denial of access to city financial records Wednesday at Atlanta City Hall 
ATLANTA – Press conference on access to city of Atlanta financial records and transparency within city government  

Atlanta City Council Approves Capital City Day 
ATLANTA – A mutually beneficial partnership between the city and the state of Georgia  

Atlanta City Council creates advisory committee for the redevelopment of the Bellwood Quarry 
ATLANTA – The Atlanta City Council approved a resolution Monday creating a 16-member advisory committee to make recommendations on the redevelopment of Bellwood Quarry, a site in northwest Atlanta bought by the city in 2006.  

Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall and community welcome Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden to Hands on Atlanta Day 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall and 400 volunteers were joined by Founding Executive Director of Hands on Atlanta Michelle Nunn and Second Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden on Saturday, October 18th to kick off Hands On Atlanta Day 2014.  

Atlanta City Councilmember Felicia Moore discusses local Ebola preparedness on Al Jazeera America 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Felicia Moore joined host Stephanie Sy of Al Jazeera America Morning News on Thursday to discuss local preparedness in lieu of another case of the Ebola virus contracted in the United States.  

Councilmember Michael Bond Honors Carolyn Long Banks 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Michael Bond will honor Carolyn Long Banks with a reception at City Hall on November 3 at 12:00 noon for her outstanding contributions. Banks will also be presented with a proclamation during the 1:00 p.m. city council meeting.  

Councilmember Michael Bond Honors Claude Humphrey 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Michael Bond will honor former Falcons defensive end Claude Humphrey with a reception at City Hall on November 3 at 12:00 noon for his outstanding contributions. Humphrey will also be presented with a proclamation during the 1:00 p.m. city council meeting.  

Atlanta City Councilmember Yolanda Adrean to celebrate the opening of Fort Peachtree 
ATLANTA – Join Atlanta City Councilmember Yolanda Adrean on Thursday, October 16th at 10 a.m. for the opening of Fort Peachtree, a replica of part of the first non-Indian settlement in Atlanta, built by City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management near the Atlanta Waterworks pumping station as part of the bicentennial celebration.  

City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms to join CARE President and CEO Helene D. Gayle and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights for the International Day of the Girl 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottoms will join CARE President and CEO Helene D. Gayle and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights for its observance of the International Day of the Girl on Saturday, October 11, 2014.  

City Councilmember Michael Bond Proposes Capital City Day 
ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Michael Bond introduced a resolution at the October 6 Atlanta City Council meeting calling for the establishment of a Capital City of Atlanta Day.  

Atlanta City Council request briefing from city departments on plan of action and preventative measures regarding Ebola threat 
ATLANTA – The Atlanta City Council approved a resolution Monday requesting a briefing from all affected city departments on a plan of action and preventive measures regarding the world wide threat of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (Ebola).  

Atlanta City Council approves “Ban the Box” legislation 
ATLANTA – The Atlanta City Council approved an ordinance Monday expanding efforts to eliminate discrimination against potential applicants for jobs with the City of Atlanta who have prior criminal convictions.  

The Atlanta Planning Advisory Board Education Committee and the Atlanta University Consortium CommUniversity to host a community summit on education 
ATLANTA – The Atlanta Planning Advisory Board Education Committee and the Atlanta University Consortium CommUniversity will host a community summit on education on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 8:30 AM until 2:30 PM at Atlanta City Hall (old Council Chamber), 55 Trinity Avenue, S.W.  

 

 

 

 

 

 


PUBLIC
NOTICES


CONTACT
INFORMATION


CITYTALK WITH
THERMICE


NEWS
RELEASES


CURRENT &
PAST LEGISLATION


DISTRICT
MAPS


HOW THE
 COUNCIL WORKS


2015 COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS


PERSONAL PAPERS


MEETING
VIDEOS


CLAIM
FORM


LINKS TO CITY DEPARTMENTS


MEETING
AGENDA


GEORGIA DOME UPDATES