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On the Agenda: Atlanta City Council Significant Legislative Items for Monday, Nov. 19

Post Date:11/16/2018 3:26 PM

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November 16, 2018

On the Agenda: Atlanta City Council Significant Legislative Items for Monday, Nov. 19

ATLANTA—The Atlanta City Council is posed to consider the following legislative items during its regularly scheduled meeting starting at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19 in the Council Chamber:

  • An ordinance allowing the city to enter into a sublease agreement and memorandum of understanding with Haynes Manor Recital Hall Foundation of Atlanta, Inc. to lease the Bobby Jones Clubhouse at 383 Woodward Way. The foundation has committed to capital improvements and repairs to the historic facility, which will be transformed into a music hall and meeting space. A new 23,000 square foot clubhouse will be constructed at the newly renovated, historic golf course (Legislative Reference No. 18-O-1680).
  • The appointment by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms of John Dargle, Jr. to serve as Commissioner of the Department of Parks and Rec (Communications No. 18-C-5155).
  • An ordinance by Council Member J.P. Matzigkeit dedicating the Quonet Hut at Chastain Park in honor of Ray Mock. Mr. Mock was integral to the creation of the Chastain Park Conservancy in 2003 and served as its director of operations for 15 years (Legislative Reference No. 18-O-1617).
  • An ordinance by Council Members Amir R. Farokhi and Howard Shook setting more stringent standards on noise generated from mechanical equipment, such as exhaust systems in parking garages, that have yet to receive a building permit (Legislative Reference No. 18-O-1659).

In addition, proclamations will be presented to longtime City of Atlanta employee and photographer Susan J. Ross in recognition of her retirement, and to Dr. David Malebranche, a respected physician, writer, speaker, and community advocate known for his work in the prevention and treatment of HIV. Malebranche served as a member of the President’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) from 2006 – 2008.

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