Council Member Michael Julian Bond
  Post 1 at Large

 


 

E-Mail Address: mbond@atlantaga.gov

Office Location:
Atlanta City Hall
55 Trinity Ave, S.W.
Suite 2900
 Atlanta, GA 30303-3584


Main Phone
: (404) 330-6770
Fax: (404) 658-7986


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Committee Assignments:
Community Development
Public Safety
Committee on Council

Staff Contacts:
Kristina Garcia-Bunuel
Senior Legislative Aide

Prior to his election in November 2009 to the Post 1 At-Large post, Michael Julian Bond completed two successful terms as the District 3 City Council representative (1994-2001). In 2001, he also served as the City Councilís President Pro Tempore, in which he presided over Full Council proceedings in the absence of the City Council President, or in the event of a conflict of interest for the sitting president.

         During his service as the District 3 Councilmember, Bondís legislative accomplishments included:

         Limiting the number of package stores in neighborhoods;

         Renovation of the Washington Park Natatorium

         Secured $130 million for the Westside Village on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Ė the largest single investment in the African-American community in the City of Atlanta;

         Authored domestic partner equal benefits legislation for City of Atlanta employees.

Outside of public office, Councilmember Bond has remained dedicated to community issues. He served as a National NAMES Project representative at the AIDS quilt unveiling in Washington, D.C.; fought to preserve the Pascal Hotel as a historic landmark; worked with the NAACP and the Westside Coalition to halt the placement of a solid waste transfer station on the Cityís west side; fought successfully against unfair payday lender practices; and helped launch an affordable housing effort with Freddie-Mac.

Councilmember Bond serves on the boards of the Ollie Street, Southeast and East Lake YMCAs and is chairman of the board for Laffapalooza, a youth mentoring program.

Councilmember Bond attended Morehouse College and Georgia State University. He is a member of Leadership Atlanta and the Black-Jewish Coalitionís Project Understanding. He served as Deputy Director and Chief Programs Officer for the Atlanta NAACP. Councilmember Bond is also a member of AFSCME.

A fifth generation Atlantan, Councilmember Bond is the son of famed civil rights leader and NAACP board chairman Julian Bond. He is married to Linda Bond and is the proud father of three children, all of whom attended the Atlanta Public Schools.

Councilmember Bond and his family are members of  Antioch Baptist Church North