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Fulton County Zoning Information Meeting Rescheduled

Atlanta, GA--  (Submitted by Fulton County Communications)

The Fulton County Department of Environment and Community Development has decided to postpone the Community Zoning Information Meeting (CZIM) that was planned for Thursday, January 13, 2011 because of the inclement weather conditions.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at the South Service Center (5600 Stonewall Tell Road, College Park, GA) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in conjunction with the regularly scheduled Community Zoning Board Meeting which begins at 7:00 PM. 

The purpose of the CZIM is to foster communication between zoning applicants and the community. The rescheduling of the CZIM is deemed to be the best course of action to insure our citizens do not miss this important meeting opportunity.  If you have additional questions please contact Morgan Ellington at 404-612-8049 or Randy Beck at 404-612-8053.

Fulton County Government to Resume Normal Operations- Delayed Opening of 10:00 a.m.

Fulton County Government to Resume Normal Operations- Delayed Opening of 10:00 a.m.

Atlanta, GA-- (Fulton County Govmt.)

Fulton County Government will resume normal operations today.  Due to inclement weather, all facilities will have a delayed opening of 10:00 a.m. While we expect to resume normal operations with a delayed opening, we ask that employees take every caution for their safe travel.

 

Information on Fulton County operations is available to employees via their email, Fulco News, the county website and through media outlet reports. They may also call the Customer Service line at (404)612-4000 for an update. 

 

Fulton County Board of Commissioners Swearing-In Ceremony

Fulton County Board of Commissioners Swearing-In Ceremony

Atlanta, GA--  The Fulton County Board of Commissioners took their oath of office this morning at a ceremony that was open to the public at the Fulton County Government Center's Assembly Hall.

Fulton County is governed by a 7-member Board of Commissioners. Five commissioners are elected by geographic district and two are elected countywide, including the chair.

The board consists of:

John H. Eaves, Chairman, District 1 (at-large)

Robert L. “Robb” Pitts, District 2 (at-large)

Liz Hausmann, District 3

Tom Lowe, District 4

Emma I. Darnell, District 5

Joan P. Garner, District 6

William “Bill” Edwards, District 7

Councilman Ambrose Clay Appointed to an Airport Advisory Board

Councilman Ambrose Clay Appointed to an Airport Advisory Board

College Park, GA--  Colleg Park Councilman Clay was selected as a member of the advisory board of PARTNER, the Partnership for AirTransportation Noise and Emissions Reduction.

PARTNER is funded by the FAA and serves as an academic, industry, and government collaborative that researches solutions for existing and anticipated aviation-related noise and emissions problems.

Clay says, "I plan to contribute to influencing the direction of that research, so as to improve the quality of life for those of us who live close to airports, while maintaining the viability of aviation as an engine of economic growth."

Fulton County School Board, despite Protests still considers Closure of College Park Elementary

Atlanta, GA--  The Fulton County School Board is considering the permanent closure of College Park Elementary School at the end of the current school year due to decreasing enrollment and facility conditions.

Meetings on October 27th and November 17th, as reported in an earlier story, saw parents react with anger towards the news of the possible closings.

The redistricting process continues to receive plenty of feedback from parents not wanting to change their child's school for a number of various reasons.

Fulton County School Board, despite Protests still considers Closure of College Park Elementary

Atlanta, GA--  The Fulton County School Board is considering the permanent closure of College Park Elementary School at the end of the current school year due to decreasing enrollment and facility conditions.

Meetings on October 27th and November 17th, as reported in an earlier story, saw parents react with anger towards the news of the possible closings.

The redistricting process continues to receive plenty of feedback from parents not wanting to change their child's school for a number of various reasons.

Public Input on Campbellton Rd./Cascade Corridor Needed

Public Input on Campbellton Rd./Cascade Corridor Needed

Atlanta, GA--  (Submitted by City Hall)  Atlanta City Councilmember Keisha Lance Bottom (District 11) and the City of Atlanta’s Office of Planning will seek public input on the proposed zoning changes along the Campbellton Road corridor. 

The Campbellton?Cascade Corridors Redevelopment Plan calls for the transformation of Campbellton Road from an automobile?oriented corridor with isolated land uses into a pedestrian?friendly, mixed?use neighborhood.

Two public meetings have been scheduled for the general public to have an opportunity to express their views on the proposed zoning changes:

December 7th

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 2755 Campbellton Road, S.W.

December 13th

6:00 p.m.