The Atlanta City Council is forming a task force to resolve issues leading to some city residents reaching dispatchers in DeKalb County when they call 911. The task force has 90 days to determine potential solutions.
Millions of dollars in fees paid to the state aren’t going toward their intended purpose,according to a group advocating for local governments. Georgians pay fees on tires for landfill clean up and court fees for indigent defense. But Debra Nesbitt with the Association for County Commissioners of Georgia says the state has diverted millions of those dollars to fill state budget holes during the recession.