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South Fulton

The city of South Fulton is developing plans to create more connectivity and walkability

July 8, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

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.

South Fulton’s new fire chief ready to make it ‘a world-class city’

July 2, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

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.

South Fulton’s new fire chief coming from down South

May 17, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“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.

South Fulton seeks hotel-motel tax increase

February 20, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

City of South Fulton hosts ribbon cutting for new traffic signal

February 7, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.

City of South Fulton passes ordinance to encourage easier job access to convicted criminals

February 5, 2019

Neighbor News

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.

City of South Fulton passes short-term rental ordinance

February 5, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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.