The city plans to launch the project in late summer 2019. Once the studies are complete, the city will become eligible to receive funding for transportation projects such as sidewalks and intersection improvements to help implement their visions.
In the city, Broome commands a department of 161 men and women. He and his wife have two adult children and live in the city. He replaces South Fulton’s first fire chief, Larry Few, who retired.
“Chief Broome is widely recognized as one of the best fire professionals in both the great state of Georgia and the nation,” South Fulton City Manager Odie Donald II said in a news release.
The City Council recently approved a measure to ask the Georgia General Assembly to increase the city’s hotel-motel tax to the maximum rate allowed, which is 8 percent.
The new signal has been installed at the intersections of Cascade Palmetto Highway and West Stubbs Road. Although some may view a traffic light as a small thing to celebrate, city officials want to demonstrate that they are continuing to make significant strides as a new municipality.
The city of South Fulton city council passed the ‘Ban the Box’ Ordinance a recent meeting with a 6 to 1 vote. Sponsored by Mayor Pro Tem Mark Baker, the legislation seeks to ensure that qualified persons with criminal convictions are afforded city employment opportunities.
The legislation was introduced by District 2 Councilwoman Carmalitha Gumbs in order to help provide balance in neighborhoods where homeowners are interested in renting their property on a short-term basis.