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Council Members Andrea Boone and Michael Julian Bond to Honor Local Physician James K. Bennett

Post Date:08/02/2019 2:29 PM

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August 2, 2019 

Council Members Andrea Boone and Michael Julian Bond to Honor Local Physician James K. Bennett 

ATLANTA — Atlanta City Council members Andrea Boone and Michael Julian Bond will present a proclamation to Dr. James K. Bennett during Monday’s Council meeting for his contributions to the community and his many accomplishments in the field of medicine. A reception will be held at City Hall at noon, followed by the proclamation presentation in the Council Chamber at 1 p.m.

“Dr. Bennett is an outstanding physician and leader in the community. He has shown true dedication to improving health outcomes in Atlanta and beyond and deserves recognition for both his professionalism and commitment to helping people live longer, healthier lives,” Boone said.

Dr. Bennett is a Georgia native and world-renowned urologist who has earned awards and recognition from several medical organizations, including the Atlanta Medical Association and the National Medical Association.

“We are very pleased to not only honor Dr. Bennett’s role as a doctor, but to highlight his tremendous work in the community. He treats his practice as a ministry of healing – helping to improve the mind, body and spirit,” Bond said.

About 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: Antonio Brown; 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.

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