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
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will unveil a new online web portal that will open the City’s finances to the public. Atlanta joins an elite group of U.S. cities to provide an online database for government accountability and accessibility.
09/02/2018 4:40 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Invest Atlanta Announce Sweeping New Projects for Affordable Housing, Job Creation and Neighborhood Revitalization
Today at Invest Atlanta’s August 2018 board meeting, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and members of the Invest Atlanta board approved 15 resolutions to provide more affordable housing, as well as create new jobs and bring additional investment to Atlanta’s communities.
08/29/2018 6:12 PM
Due to a malfunctioning air conditioning unit, Atlanta City Hall will open two hours later than normal today, Tuesday, August 28, 2018.
08/28/2018 7:51 AM
Due to a malfunction of the air conditioning units that control the temperature at Atlanta City Hall, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has announced the early closure of the entire building and the government operations that are run from the City Hall campus.
08/27/2018 12:15 PM
In an effort to increase efficiency and build a world-class digital infrastructure to help the residents of Atlanta save time and money, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the “soft launch” of the City’s new ATL311 mobile app. Mayor Bottoms called for the creation of this app while a member of the City Council.
08/23/2018 1:43 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Orders Release of Executive Summary for Partners for Prosperity Investigation
In keeping with her commitment to transparency, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms called for the creation and release of an Executive Summary for the Partners for Prosperity investigation, which began in June and was completed in July.
08/22/2018 6:38 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Urges Atlanta City Council to Support “Once in a Lifetime” Opportunity to Redevelop Gulch
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms urged members of the Atlanta City Council to support a “once in a lifetime” opportunity to redevelop The Gulch. Currently, the area is an economic dead-zone, often described as “a hole in the ground” that creates zero tax revenue.
08/21/2018 12:43 PM
With the number of inmates at the Atlanta City Detention Center(ACDC) steadily declining and the costs to maintain the facility steadily rising, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is reiterating her call to explore the sale of the City’s jail.
08/20/2018 8:46 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms took another critical step in leading Atlanta to becoming one of the most transparent cities in the country, introducing a legislative package to the City Council that would amend the City Code to create a new Transparency Officer, restrict usage of City-issued credits cards, and establishing procedures for the registration of persons engaged in lobbying the City of Atlanta.
08/20/2018 8:23 PM
For the last several months, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ Administration has been working ambitiously and collaboratively to continue the momentum that will transform the downtown area widely known as the “The Gulch.”
08/13/2018 5:09 PM
08/06/2018 5:57 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Joins Mayors and Executives Around the Country to Urge USCIS to Reduce Unacceptable Backlog of Citizenship Applications That Create “Second Wall” for Local Immigrants
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms joined nearly 50 U.S. mayors and executives who on Monday delivered a letter to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Frank Cissna demanding that the agency reduce the backlog of over 753,000 citizenship applications and reduce the time it currently takes to process citizenship applications down to six months, on behalf of a quarter of a million immigrants with pending applications who reside in their cities.
08/01/2018 4:28 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has announced two appointments to the Administration’s Executive Team. Winfield Ward Murray has been named Deputy Chief of Staff and Vanessa Ibarra has been permanently appointed as Director of International Affairs.
08/01/2018 9:22 AM
City of Atlanta Selected for City Accelerator Program to Help Strengthen Local Minority-Owned Businesses and Create Jobs
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today announced the City of Atlanta will join the City Accelerator program, an initiative of the Citi Foundation and Living Cities, to foster innovation and promote collaboration between urban leaders to address pressing issues cities face today.
07/31/2018 4:06 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Names Karen Carter as the Interim Director of the Office of Grants Management
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has announced the appointment of Karen Carter as the Interim Director of the Office of Grants Management. The office is responsible for the financial and administrative functions of all grants awarded to the City of Atlanta.
07/25/2018 3:07 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Joins City Leaders from Around the World in Second Class of Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative
The City of Atlanta announced today that Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is joining 40 Mayors from around the world in New York this week for the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative.
07/23/2018 7:41 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has announced that Amol Naik has been named Chief Resilience Officer for the City of Atlanta. In this role, he will be responsible for ensuring progress towards the Administration’s established goals of becoming more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges we face as a city.
07/17/2018 10:40 AM
In keeping with her commitment to ensure that all Atlantans have the opportunity to achieve success, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has announced that Kimberlyn Daniel will serve as Interim Executive Director of WorkSource Atlanta, an agency focused on job training and placement.
07/10/2018 1:49 PM