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
06/06/2019 8:47 AM
The program ensures that underserved children 18 years of age and younger in Atlanta continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session.
05/30/2019 11:32 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Signs Historic Legislation to Close and Reimagine Atlanta City Detention Center
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signed legislation authorizing the closure of the Atlanta City Detention Center (ACDC). With a declining number of inmates housed and increased operating costs, Mayor Bottoms called for the closing of ACDC last year.
05/28/2019 6:06 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’ Legislation to Close Atlanta City Detention Center Approved by City Council
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ legislation to close the Atlanta City Detention Center (ACDC) passed City Council.
05/21/2019 7:37 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ Legislation to Expand Access to PrEP Unanimously Approved by City Council
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ legislation to allocate $100,000 to provide Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) services to high-risk populations in Atlanta was unanimously approved by City Council
05/20/2019 4:11 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Establishes Mayor’s Advisory Committee: Atlanta Children’s Memorial Taskforce
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an administrative order to establish the Mayor’s Advisory Committee: Atlanta Children’s Memorial Taskforce.
05/15/2019 4:33 PM
05/05/2019 12:06 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, in partnership with Atlanta Housing and Invest Atlanta, today announced $60 million in new spending for affordable housing projects.
04/25/2019 3:21 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will announce a joint initiative between the City of Atlanta, Invest Atlanta and Atlanta Housing to finance new affordable housing units and preserve existing affordable housing units.
04/24/2019 9:32 PM
The City of Atlanta Office of Atlanta Information Management (AIM) announced the creation of the Chief Information Officer Advisory Board.
04/17/2019 12:10 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ Legislation that Calls on State to End Conversion Therapy Unanimously Approved by City Council
ATLANTA—Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms introduced a Resolution to establish the City of Atlanta’s opposition to the practice of conversion therapy. The Resolution—passed unanimously by City Council—also calls on the State of Georgia, the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists, the Georgia Board of Nursing, the Georgia Composite Medical Board, and the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists set in place regulations to prohibit the practice and advertising of conversion therapy.
04/15/2019 5:40 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms launched the One Atlanta Emoji app, a smartphone keyboard composed of relatable emoji characters which highlight residents’ shared experiences while promoting connectivity citywide. In the spirit of Atlanta 404 Day, Mayor Bottoms has also partnered with Pandora to share her favorite Atlanta themed songs in a personal playlist.
04/04/2019 2:28 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced her appointments to the Administration’s Task Force for the Promotion of Public Trust
04/04/2019 1:35 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms revealed the artist lineup for the 42nd annual Atlanta Jazz Festival.
04/02/2019 3:09 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms launched ATL Counts Census 2020 – a year-long effort to educate and mobilize Atlanta residents for the upcoming decennial Census.
04/01/2019 2:06 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the appointment of Deputy COO Josh Williams to serve as the City’s Chief Operating Officer. Williams will assume the role upon the departure of Richard Cox, who has served as an Executive on Loan from Cox Automotive.
03/28/2019 12:09 PM
The City of Atlanta Department of Public Works (DPW) announced the implementation of scheduled residential bulk collection to begin Monday, April 1, 2019. Residents will receive 12 scheduled bulk pick-ups per year at no charge. This includes over 20 bags of yard trimmings.
03/25/2019 4:43 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Atlanta Police Department Announce New Examination of Evidence Related to Atlanta Child Murders
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, in partnership with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office announced the City and the Atlanta Police Department will examine existing evidence related to the Atlanta Child Murders cases – which first unfolded nearly 40 years ago.
03/21/2019 5:52 PM