06/20/2018 3:10 PM
The City of Atlanta has earned LEED Silver certification, becoming the 100th city or community to certify under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Cities and Communities program.
11/19/2019 9:46 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Appoints Commissioner to Lead Newly Created Atlanta Department of Transportation
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the appointment of Josh Rowan to lead Atlanta’s newly formed Department of Transportation (ATLDOT).
11/13/2019 10:10 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced today that Shelby Busó has been named Chief Sustainability Officer. In this role, she will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of resilience and sustainability efforts for the City of Atlanta.
10/15/2019 3:03 PM
The City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) announced the 2019 lineup of exhibitions, events, and community activities for the city’s annual public art festival, ELEVATE, which will be hosted in the historic Pittsburgh neighborhood from Monday, Oct. 14, to Saturday, Oct. 19.
09/30/2019 12:06 PM
City of Atlanta Named Newest City in Rockefeller Foundation’s Opportunity Zone Community Capacity Building Initiative
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Atlanta will become the second city to participate in The Rockefeller Foundation’s Opportunity Zone Community Capacity Building Initiative.
07/31/2019 11:57 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the appointment of Dr. Angelica Geter Fugerson to serve as the first ever Chief Health Officer for the City of Atlanta.
07/25/2019 12:39 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Appoints New Interim Co-Directors for the Office of Film and Entertainment
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced two high-level appointments for the City of Atlanta. Cardellia Hunter and Phillana Williams have been named Interim Co-Directors for the Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment.
07/11/2019 4:54 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today announced the City of Atlanta is seeking volunteers to mentor local boys ages 6-14.
06/13/2019 12:29 PM
The City of Atlanta Department of Public Works reminds customers that in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday, garbage, recycling and yard waste will not be collected on Monday, May 27, 2019.
05/24/2019 2:03 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms joined a delegation of more than 100 Atlanta-based CEOs and leaders and the Super Bowl LIII Host Committee at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, Jan. 22 to ring the opening bell in celebration of Atlanta as the host city for Super Bowl LIII.
01/23/2019 9:30 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
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Appointed as New Chair of Community Development and Housing for U.S. Conference of Mayors
The Committee’s role is critical in helping the Conference define its strategy and policy on matters of housing, affordability and economic development.
07/06/2018 1:11 PM
Nina Hickson has been permanently named City Attorney and Joshua Williams will serve as the City’s newest Deputy Chief Operating Officer.
07/05/2018 9:30 AM
The City of Atlanta Department of Public Works (DPW) announced the roll-out of its new Solid Waste Services schedules and routes beginning July 9, 2018.
06/29/2018 11:04 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the appointment of retired Lieutenant Colonel David L. Wilson, II, as the City’s new Chief Procurement Officer.
06/28/2018 3:45 PM
Jon Keen, a veteran of the United States Army and manager of public sector teams for Deloitte Consulting, has been named Deputy Chief Operating Officer. Interim Director of Constituent Service, Curtis Bailey has been appointed to the permanent position, and long-time Atlanta news anchor and reporter Keith Whitney has been named Director of Communications.
06/22/2018 9:00 AM
Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Submitted by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Unanimously Approved by Atlanta City Council
The $661.4 million budget is the first to be proposed by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and focuses on the Administration’s priorities including public safety, economic development, equity, transparency and the quality of life of all city residents.
06/18/2018 5:36 PM
Earlier today, the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) announced that the 2026 World Cup will be played in North America, with games in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The successful North American bid to host the event recommended Atlanta as a potential site for a semifinal match as well as the international broadcast center.
06/13/2018 4:14 PM
The City of Atlanta announced today that Channel 26 has been nominated for an Emmy Award by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Southeast for their “WEI Graduates Express Gratitude” video, featuring the first inaugural class of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI). The “WEI Graduates Express Gratitude” video is one of several nominations in the Public/Current/Community Affairs category.
06/12/2018 9:59 AM