Board Awards Contract for Old National Highway Sidewalks/Streetscape Construction Project

The Board of Commissioners approved a Public Works Department Request to accept the lowest responsible bidder for the (Old National Highway) Sidewalks Improvements Project in the amount of $4,333,228.39 with SD&C, Inc., of Decatur, Ga.

Proposed FY 2017 Budget Presented

At its Recess Meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 16, the Board of Commissioners received the Proposed FY2017 Budget for both the General Fund and the Unincorporated South Fulton Tax District (SSD) Fund. Community Engagement Hearings have been scheduled for the period Nov. 17 thru Dec. 20. The Legally Required Public Hearing will be held Dec. 21, during the Board of Commissioners Recess Meeting at Assembly Hall, 141 Pryor Street N.W., Atlanta, GA 30303.

BOC adopts 2017 Legislative Priorities: Additional County Objections to Annexation Petitions proposed

The Board of Commissioners has approved the 2017 Legislative Priorities to be presented to the 2017 Session of the Georgia General Assembly for adoption. The priorities listed for consideration and support include changes to the Georgia annexation law that will broaden opportunities for objection by counties to annexation petitions by cities that go beyond land use to include issues such as impact on schools and public safety services.