Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Announces Most Significant Atlanta Fire Rescue Department Compensation Raises in 15 Years
Joined by AFRD Chief Randall Slaughter, Mayor Bottoms unveiled a $15.6 million plan to further increase base pay for the City’s sworn firefighters in AFRD over the next three and a half years.
12/11/2019 11:38 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms presented Department of Corrections Chief Patrick Labat with the Phoenix Award—the highest honor the Mayor of Atlanta can bestow upon an individual. Chief Labat is retiring from the City after 30 years of distinguished service.
12/04/2019 10:11 AM
City of Atlanta Earns Seventh Consecutive Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index
The City of Atlanta has scored its seventh consecutive perfect score on the Municipal Equality Index (MEI). With a total raw score of 107, the 2019 report awards the City of Atlanta its highest-ever score on the MEI.
11/19/2019 10:49 AM
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
he center will open today, Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. and will remain open through Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
11/12/2019 12:00 PM
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 Task Force for the Promotion of Public Trust (“Task Force”) released its report containing recommendations for potent operational and legislative changes to the City’s ethics, transparency and compliance framework.
10/14/2019 4:09 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Directs City of Atlanta to Join More than 105 Cities, Counties and Municipalities on Amicus Brief in Support of DACA
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced that the City of Atlanta has joined more than 105 cities, counties and municipalities in filing an amicus brief in the case of DHS v. Regents of California, arguing that the Trump Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was unlawful and unconstitutional.
10/08/2019 2:54 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Atlanta’s first-ever bike lane pop-up.
10/08/2019 11:49 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced today that Katerina Taylor has been named Executive Director of WorkSource Atlanta – the City’s workforce agency that provides job seekers with resources to attain sustainable employment.
10/07/2019 6:00 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ Statement on Mayor’s Task Force for the Promotion of Public Trust Final Meeting
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued the following statement after the Mayor’s Task Force for the Promotion of Public Trust concluded their final meeting this week.
10/04/2019 3:29 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
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced a two-year, $5 million plan to bring accelerated safety redesigns to Atlanta’s streets, identifying more than 20 city corridors for rapid implementation changes to improve safety for people who walk, drive, take transit or ride a bike or e-scooter.
09/25/2019 9:00 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Orders Review of City’s Office of Contract Compliance Equal Business Opportunity Program
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has ordered a review of the City’s Office of Contract Compliance (OCC) Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) program.
09/16/2019 2:46 PM