City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
15-O-1591

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER CARLA SMITH AND C. T. MARTIN TO AUTHORIZE THE CHIEF
FINANCIAL OFFICER TO TRANSFER FUNDS TO DISTRIBUTION ACCOUNT
WITHIN THE BUDGET OF THE MAYOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, District 1 Carla Smith, Councilmember, District 10 Clarence "C. T." Martin
Category:Personal PaperFunctions:None Required

Attachments

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  3. 15o1591

Body

WHEREAS, the Constitution of the State of Georgia, Article 9, Sec. 2, Paragraph VIII provides that the General Assembly may authorize municipalities to appropriate money for purely charitable purposes; and

 

WHEREAS, the General Assembly authorized such appropriations by enacting a new Charter in

1996 which includes City of Atlanta Code of Ordinances Sec. 6-306 providing for donations of City funds for purely charitable purposes; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta Council, through City of Atlanta Ordinance No. 12-0-1536, increased the salaries of the Mayor and Council, effective January 1, 2014; and

 

WHEREAS, Mayor Kasim Reed has declined to receive any of his salary increase or attendant

increases in benefits as established by Ordinance 12-0-1536; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor desires said funds to be used for the benefit of the citizens of the City of

Atlanta; and

 

WHEREAS, City of Atlanta Ordinance 15-0- established an account within the budget of the mayor to which any portion of his or her City of Atlanta salary which the mayor declines to receive may be transferred, and from which disbursements may be made to any 501(c)(3) corporation duly registered as a charitable organization with the State of Georgia whose activities promote the public good within the City of Atlanta;

 

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, HEREBY ORDAINS, AS FOLLOWS:

 

SECTION 1: That funds currently set aside for the increased salary and associated benefits which the Mayor would have received from January 1, 2014 to present, pursuant to City of Atlanta Ordinance No. 12-0-1536, but has declined to receive, be transferred to the distribution account within the budget of the Mayor that was established by City of Atlanta Ordinance 15-0-

SECTION 2: That all ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby waived to the extent of the conflict.

 

Meeting History

Dec 16, 2015 3:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Special Call Meeting
draft Draft

REFERRED TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Jan 19, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

ADOPTED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 12 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED [12 TO 0]
AYES:Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms
ABSENT:Joyce M Sheperd
AWAY:Michael Julian Bond, Kwanza Hall