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
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 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 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