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Notice Of Proposed Amendment To The Charter Of The City Of Atlanta

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PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENT

TO THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA

Notice is hereby given that Ordinance 19-O-1729 has been introduced to amend the Charter of the City of Atlanta (Ga. Laws, 1996, p. 4469, et seq.) approved April 15, 1996, as amended, said Ordinance being captioned as follows:

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBERS JENNIFER N. IDE, MARCI COLLIER OVERSTREET, HOWARD SHOOK, MATT WESTMORELAND, JOYCE M. SHEPERD, CLETA WINSLOW, CARLA SMITH, NATALYN M. ARCHIBONG, AMIR R. FAROKHI, J.P. MATZIGKEIT, ANTONIO BROWN, ANDREA L. BOONE, ANDRE DICKENS, DUSTIN HILLIS, AND MICHAEL JULIAN BOND AS SUBSTITUTED BY FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE TO AMEND THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, 1996 GA LAWS P. 4469, ET SEQ., ADOPTED UNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF THE AUTHORITY OF THE MUNICIPAL HOME RULE ACT OF 1965, O.C.G.A. SECTION 36-35-1 ET SEQ. AS AMENDED, BY AMENDING PART L (CHARTER AND RELATED LAWS), SUBPART A (CHARTER), ARTICLE II (LEGISLATIVE), TO ADD CHAPTER 8 (INSPECTOR GENERAL), SO AS TO CREATE THE POSITION AND OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL AND ESTABLISH ITS ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES; TO CREATE A STRUCTURE OF GOVERNANCE OF THE OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL; TO REQUIRE THE PROVISION OF FUNDS NECESSARY FOR THE FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT, AND STAFFING FOR THE INSPECTOR GENERAL TO CARRY OUT THE RESPONSIBILITIES THEREOF; TO DELEGATE SUBPOENA POWER TO THE INSPECTOR GENERAL; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

A copy of the proposed Ordinance and Charter Amendment is on file in the Office of the Municipal Clerk of the City of Atlanta and in the Offices of the clerks of the Superior Courts of Fulton and DeKalb Counties, Georgia for the purpose of examination and inspection by the public.