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.
Most Atlanta city employees will get a 3.5 raise under a new budget approved by the Atlanta City Council. Workers said they deserve a pay raise, especially after city council members voted to give themselves a significant pay increase.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.