On Monday, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will take part in the prestigious Concordia Summit, which brings together global leaders to discuss critical issues alongside the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. Mayor Bottoms will participate as a panelist with other thought leaders who are sharing their ideas and solutions on the importance of public-private partnerships in the immigration crisis to make positive change.
09/23/2018 3:55 PM
On September 18, 2018, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms welcomed a panel of service providers, advocates, and government officials to City Hall to discuss labor exploitation, sexual exploitation and ways to address human trafficking. The meeting marked the beginning of the city’s response to the anti-trafficking challenge presented by the Pathways to Freedom grant received earlier this year.
09/20/2018 6:33 PM
In honor of Constitution Week, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms welcomed 45 new United States citizens at a naturalization ceremony held Thursday in the Atrium of City Hall.
09/20/2018 3:10 PM
The City of Atlanta will hire its first ever Transparency Officer and implement numerous new measures focused on transparency, accountability and restoring public trust due to the passage earlier today of legislation proposed by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.
09/17/2018 10:12 PM
Today, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued the following statement regarding the Gulch Redevelopment proposals pending before the Atlanta City Council...
09/17/2018 10:47 AM
Today, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action and former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced Atlanta as one of the winning cities of Bloomberg’s American Cities Climate Challenge.
09/14/2018 7:31 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announces the appointment of Gary Brantley as Chief Information Officer for the City of Atlanta
09/13/2018 9:10 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ promise to create a new Transparency Officer is a step closer to going before the Atlanta City Council for a vote.
09/12/2018 6:15 PM
As part of the Office of Mobility Planning, Cary Bearn will lead efforts to enhance the public realm, strengthen Atlanta’s standing as a bike-friendly community.
09/12/2018 3:48 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Appoints New General Manager of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced today that John Selden has been appointed General Manager of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
09/11/2018 8:05 AM
The City of Atlanta has reached a proposed agreement with CIM Spring St. for the development of the downtown area known as the Gulch. The agreement, which awaits review and approval by the Atlanta City Council includes both the exchange of real property and numerous public purpose initiatives that support the city’s goals with regard to affordable housing, public safety and economic development.
09/10/2018 4:39 PM
City of Atlanta officials and partners will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening of Gateway Capitol View—a 162-unit affordable living complex in Atlanta’s Capitol View neighborhood near the Atlanta BeltLine Westside Trail and Oakland City MARTA station.
09/10/2018 9:01 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms joined other City officials today to break ground on what will become the largest park in the City of Atlanta, the future Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry.
09/06/2018 12:43 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Issues Executive Order to Permanently End City of Atlanta Receiving ICE Detainees
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has signed an Executive Order directing the Chief of the Atlanta City Department of Corrections to take the necessary action to permanently stop receiving U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees under the current agreement with the United States Marshals Service.
09/06/2018 10:52 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to Issue New Executive Order Regarding City of Atlanta I.C.E. Detainee Policy
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will issue an Executive Order regarding the City of Atlanta’s I.C.E. detainee policy. Mayor Bottoms will be joined by the co-chairs of the Mayor's Advisory Committee on Immigrant Detention
09/05/2018 6:31 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, the City of Atlanta, and its partners will break ground on the future Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry. When complete, the approximately 280-acre park and greenspace will be the largest park in the City of Atlanta.
09/05/2018 5:55 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Launches Next Phase of Fight the Blight Initiative with Demolition of Bolton Road Dilapidated Properties
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has kicked off the next phase of her “Fight the Blight” initiative with the demolition of three dilapidated properties in Northwest Atlanta. Crews began tearing down the apartment buildings earlier today.
09/05/2018 3:33 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will launch the next phase of her “Fight the Blight” initiative with the demolition of several blighted properties on Bolton Road.
09/04/2018 6:37 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the City of Atlanta have unveiled the City’s new “Open Checkbook,” an online financial portal that allows the public to see exactly how their tax dollars are being spent.
09/04/2018 4:16 PM
As part of a reorganization of City of Atlanta government, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has announced the creation of the position of Atlanta Public Safety Commissioner.
09/04/2018 3:05 PM