City of Atlanta
Georgia

Resolution
16-R-4264

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBERS JOYCE SHEPERD, IVORY L. YOUNG, JR., KEISHA LANCE BOTTOMS, CARLA SMITH, MARY NORWOOD, MICHAEL J. BOND, KWANZA HALL, YOLANDA ADREAN, C. T. MARTIN AND ALEX WAN REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF WATERSHED MANAGEMENT AND OFFICE OF PLANNING NOTIFY RESIDENTS OF CHANGES TO CITY OF ATLANTA PRECINCT AND POLLING PLACES PRIOR TO THE UPCOMING NOVEMBER 8, 2016 AND ALL SUBSEQUENT ELECTIONS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, District 12 Joyce M Sheperd, Councilmember, District 3 Ivory Lee Young Jr., Councilmember, District 1 Carla Smith, Councilmember, District 6 Alex Wan, Councilmember, District 2 Kwanza Hall, Councilmember, Post 2 At-Large Mary Norwood, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Councilmember, District 8 Yolanda Adrean, Councilmember, Post 1 At Large Michael Julian Bond, Councilmember, District 10 Clarence "C. T." Martin
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Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. 24 POLLING PLACES CHANGES

Body

WHEREAS, Ordinance 16-0-1357, currently before the Committee on Council, would move Twenty-Seven (27) City of Atlanta ("City") Precincts and Polling Places due to summer construction, polling facility name changes, parking concerns, accessibility issues, conflict of school activities, polling operation conflicts, closing of polling facilities; inadequate heating and

air; division of state house districts and annexed precincts into the City; and

 

WHEREAS, residents of the City should be immediately notified of changes to their respective Precincts and Polling places; and

 

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the City that the Department of Watershed Management and Office of Planning provide a list of proposed changes to Precincts and Polling places to as many residents as possible through notifications in water bills and by the Neighborhood Planning

Units.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, that the residents of the City be notified of their new Precincts and Polling places prior to the November 8, 2016 elections.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that notifications of changes to Precincts and Polling places be

listed on the October agenda of each affected Neighborhood Planning Unit.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Planner for each affected Neighborhood Planning Unit

also provide information on the proposed Ordinance (16-0-1357).

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Department of Watershed Management shall place a brief summary of Precinct and Polling place changes in the October 2016 water bill for every resident affected by changes to their polling place.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that in future instances should a Precinct and Polling place change, all affected residents shall be notified through their neighborhood planning unit and/or by information provided in their water bill.

 

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that all resolutions or parts of resolutions in conflict herewith are hereby waived to the extent of the conflict.

Meeting History

Sep 19, 2016 11:15 AM Video Committee on Council Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Sep 19, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMITTEE ON COUNCIL WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 3, 2016 11:15 AM Video Committee on Council Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Oct 3, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMITTEE ON COUNCIL WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 17, 2016 11:15 AM Video Committee on Council Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Oct 17, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMITTEE ON COUNCIL WITHOUT OBJECTION

MEMBERS PRESENT: MOORE, NORWOOD, ARCHIBONG & BOND

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 7, 2016 11:15 AM Video Committee on Council Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Nov 7, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMITTEE ON COUNCIL WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 21, 2016 11:15 AM Video Committee on Council Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Nov 21, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMITTEE ON COUNCIL WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 5, 2016 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMITTEE ON COUNCIL WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 3, 2017 11:15 AM Video Committee on Council Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FILED BY COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Mary Norwood, Post 2 At-Large
SECONDER:Kwanza Hall, District 2
AYES:Felicia A Moore, Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Kwanza Hall, Ivory Lee Young Jr.
ABSENT:Cleta Winslow, Keisha Lance Bottoms
Jan 3, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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FILED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:FILED [13 TO 0]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Kwanza Hall, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
AWAY:Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean