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On the Agenda: Atlanta City Council Significant Legislative Items for Tuesday, Jan. 22

Post Date:01/18/2019 4:00 PM

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Council Communications
Atlanta City Hall
55 Trinity Ave., S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

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Dexter Chambers
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Email: dchambers@atlantaga.gov

January 18, 2019

On the Agenda: Atlanta City Council Significant Legislative Items for Tuesday, Jan. 22

ATLANTA—The Atlanta City Council will consider legislation establishing a credit card use policy for the city of Atlanta to establish more stringent guidelines on acceptable and nonacceptable usage during its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 1 p.m. in the Council Chamber.

The proposed ordinance (Legislative Reference No. 19-O-1004) is sponsored by Council members Andre Dickens and J.P. Matzigkeit.

The Council will also consider a resolution by Council member Marci Collier Overstreet (Legislative Reference No. 19-R-3014) requiring the identification of all custodians of records and open records coordinators within the city of Atlanta for the purposes of the Georgia Open Records Act, O.C.G.A. § 50-18-71(b)(1)(B) and O.C.G.A. § 50-18- 71(b)(2) and in accordance with Atlanta City Code Section 3-3(A).

In observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday, Atlanta City Hall will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21.

Normal operating hours will resume at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22. The Atlanta City Council will convene at 1 p.m. in the Council Chamber on the second floor of Atlanta City Hall, 55 Trinity Avenue SW. The Committee on Council will convene at 11:15 a.m. in Committee Room No. 1.

Atlanta City Council

The Atlanta City Council is the chief policy-making body for the City of Atlanta. It acts by considering and enacting all laws that govern the City. The council also approves the operating and capital budgets for the City as recommended by the mayor, and it continually monitors revenues and expenditures for local government operations. The Atlanta City Council reviews and has final say on many land-use and zoning matters. Major economic development projects for the City also fall under the council’s consideration.

The Atlanta City Council is comprised of 12 districts and three at-large posts. Council representatives include: Council President: Felicia A. Moore; District 1: Carla Smith; District 2: Amir Farokhi; District 3: vacant; District 4: Cleta Winslow; District 5: Natalyn Mosby Archibong; District 6: Jennifer N. Ide; District 7: Howard Shook; District 8: J.P. Matzigkeit; District 9: Dustin Hillis; District 10: Andrea L. Boone; District 11: Marci Collier Overstreet; District 12: Joyce M. Sheperd; Post 1 At-Large: Michael Julian Bond; Post 2 At-Large: Matt Westmoreland; and Post 3 At-Large: Andre Dickens.

Council information, committee agendas and more may be found on the Atlanta City Council website here. Video archives of the council’s regularly scheduled meetings, committee meetings and work sessions may be found here.

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