Mon., May 20, 2013 1:00pm
The Atlanta City Council has voted to allow a 20-story Ferris wheel to be placed in downtown Atlanta.
Wed., May 15, 2013 10:00am
The Atlanta City Council is considering a proposal that would make it more difficult to open indoor shooting ranges. The council is taking up the issue as Douglasville-based Stoddard's Range and Guns looks to open an Atlanta location near Atlantic Station. That plan would involve converting a dilapidated plumbing supply company into a nearly 30,000-square-foot range and retail store.
Tue., April 16, 2013 10:00am
The Atlanta City Council has delayed a plan to install cameras in city-owned vehicles in Atlanta, voting Monday to send it back to committee for further study. The idea has prompted privacy concerns from the workers who would be videotaped.
Mon., April 15, 2013 12:00pm
A plan to install cameras in city-owned vehicles in Atlanta is raising privacy concerns from the workers who will be videotaped. Atlanta officials plan to install 175 cameras in the city vehicles. The goal is to save taxpayers millions of dollars in accident claims.
Tue., March 19, 2013 10:02am
The Atlanta City Council Monday voted 11-4 to approve using city hotel-motel tax revenue to pay the $200 million public contribution for the proposed $1 billion, retractable roof stadium.
Mon., March 4, 2013 1:00pm
Mayor Kasim Reed says details for a proposed stadium deal should be on the desks of Atlanta City Council members by the end of March. The current version of the deal calls for the city issue $200 million in bonds backed by hotel-motel tax revenue to partly fund a $1 billion stadium. The council would have to approve a funding deal.
Thu., February 14, 2013 12:00pm
An Atlanta Falcons executive says the team will consider moving to a suburban location if it does not strike a deal to build a new downtown stadium. Falcons President and CEO Rich McKay said Wednesday the team would have no choice but to consider a suburban site if negotiations on the downtown Atlanta site break down.
Wed., February 6, 2013 7:46pm
Atlanta City Council has approved legislation requiring carbon monoxide detectors to be installed in all public buildings. At-Large Councilmember Michael Julian Bond says the legislation is intended to protect the city's children.
Fri., December 14, 2012 8:38am
Atlanta City Council members will receive a raise after Mayor Kasim Reed allowed a roughly 50 percent proposed pay increase to become law. The pay raises will take effect in 2014, and will increase the annual salary for City Council members by more than $20,000.
Tue., December 4, 2012 9:36am
Atlanta City Council voted to raise salaries for elected officials by more than 50 percent. The pay raise of about $20,000 would take effect in January 2014.