City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
15-O-1431
Quadrennialy Terminated
Dec 4, 2017 1:00 PM

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER MARY NORWOOD AS SUBSTITUTED BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE
TO AMEND CHAPTER 130 “SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT,” ARTICLE III “MUNICIPAL COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL SYSTEMS,” DIVISION 1 “GENERALLY,” SECTION 130-84 “RATES AND CHARGES” IN ORDER TO DELETE SUBSECTION 8 “VACANT PARCELS”; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, Post 2 At-Large Mary Norwood
Category:Personal PaperFunctions:None Required

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. 8 MUNICIPAL COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL SYSTEMS
  3. SUB 15-O-1431 (Vacant Property Solid Waste Fees) (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)

Item Discussion

(Substituted and Held 9/29/15) (Held at the request of the Department for additional review)

Body

WHEREAS, The City of Atlanta (the “City”) currently collects a solid waste fee on vacant properties under Chapter 130-84 that is based upon the zoning designation of the property; and

             

WHEREAS,  unfortunately, vacant properties that do not generate solid waste are also charged set fees for solid waste; and

 

WHEREAS,  it is the desire of the Atlanta City Council to only impose a solid waste fee on occupied properties in the City.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, as follows:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 130 “Solid Waste Management”, Article III “Municipal Collection and Disposal Systems”, Division 1 “Generally”, Section 130-84 “Rates and Charges” of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Atlanta is hereby amended such that it shall read as follows:

Sec. 130-84 - Rates and charges.

The following rates and charges are hereby established for solid waste collection and shall become effective July 1, 2003:

(1) Residential rate: $307.19 per year plus 0.94 cents per foot of paved street frontage and, to cover rubbish collection costs for unpaved frontage, 0.67 cents per foot of unpaved street frontage, up to maximum of 200 feet. In calculating the charge, pave frontage is calculated first and then unpaved frontage.

(2) Duplex or triplex rate: As above for each residence, plus $307.19 per year for each separate living unit in excess of one.

(3) Apartments, condominiums, townhouse, public housing or any other multi-family dwelling rates: $1.63 per foot of paved street frontage, and to cover rubbish collection costs for unpaved frontage, $0.67 per foot of unpaved street frontage plus one of the following charges, as appropriate.

a. $307.19 per year, for each dwelling unit where the garbage from apartments, condominiums, townhomes, public housing or any other multi-family dwellings is collected from individual containers, garbage cans or bags;

b. $183.37 per year for each dwelling unit where the garbage from apartments, condominiums, townhomes, public housing or any other multi-family dwellings is collected from industrial containers;

c. Where the multi-family dwelling units or apartments are located in building structures with incinerator[s], duly installed and operating therein in accordance with all laws and regulations applicable to incinerators, depositing only incinerator refuse, and if the collection is from industrial containers grouped together, as hereinafter defined, the amount shall be $53.82 per year for each dwelling unit; if such containers are not grouped together, then the amount shall be $122.79 per year for each dwelling unit; for the purpose of this section, industrial containers are grouped together when such containers are located physically adjacent with only sufficient space between such containers to permit access and pickup by the city collection equipment without the movement or shifting of any of said containers in order to gain access to any other of said containers;

d. $54.87 per year for each dwelling unit to which collection and removal services are made available to collect garbage from apartments, condominiums, townhomes, public housing or any other multi-family dwelling units.

(4) Residential backyard removal: $962.21 per year.

(5) Mobile home parks:

a. Individual garbage cans: $193.35 per year.

b. Installed industrial containers: $479.42 per year. See subsection (7).

(6) Commercial and industrial rates:

a. $7.60 per foot of street frontage property located in all areas receiving street cleaning at a frequency of three to six times per week;

b. $3.70 per foot of street frontage for property located in all areas receiving special thoroughfare street cleaning (at least once a week) in addition to street cleaning at the same frequency as residential service (once per three weeks);

c. $2.89 per foot of street frontage for all other commercial and industrial property receiving street cleaning at the same frequency as residential (once per three weeks);

d. $0.67 per foot of unpaved street frontage for commercial and industrial property abutting unpaved streets to cover rubbish collection cost.

(7) Public property charge for services that have been contracted: A flat charge of $479.42 per year for each parcel in lieu of the frontage charge. For public housing charges, see subsection (3)a.-d. For government buildings garbage collection, see surcharges, subsection (6).

(8) Vacant parcels: A charge based upon street frontage to cover street cleaning and rubbish collection based on the zoning class of the property; residential to be charged as in subsection (1), apartments and other multi-family dwellings to be charged as in subsection (3)d., and commercial/industrial to be charged as in subsection (6).

(8) Building of public worship rate: $1.26 per square foot of paved street frontage to cover street cleaning and rubbish collection costs; $0.52 per foot of unpaved street frontage for rubbish collection costs. In addition to the front footage levy listed above, there shall be a charge of $208.59 per year for solid waste collection from individual containers, garbage cans or bags, or a charge of $183.37 per year if the solid waste collection is from industrial containers.

(9) Minimum; private landfill site and transfer station operations: A minimum of $1.10 per ton payable to the city by all private landfill site operations and transfer station operations and transfer station operation located within the city for refuse disposed, collected, handled, processed or reclaimed within the jurisdiction of the city. Fees must correspond with tonnage handled and will be payable quarterly and prior to issuance of annual permits.

As required by O.C.G.A § 12-8-39, all user fees collected in accordance with this subsection shall be deposited in a local restricted account and used solely for solid waste management purposes.

(10) Corner lots: Properties located on corner lots with two or more street frontages will be charged based on the footage of the street frontage which is the legal address of the property.

(11) Special collections: Any property otherwise addressed in subsections (1) through (9) of this section, either requesting or requiring special collection equipment or methods where normal curbside collection or backyard collection of solid waste or recyclables is not feasible, shall be subject to an additional fee of $200.00 annually.

 

 

 

Meeting History

Sep 21, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Sep 29, 2015 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Substituted and Held

RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Oct 5, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 13, 2015 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Oct 19, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 27, 2015 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Nov 2, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 9, 2015 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Nov 16, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 1, 2015 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Dec 7, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 15, 2015 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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HELD

Jan 4, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 12, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jan 19, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 26, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Feb 1, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 9, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Feb 15, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 23, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Mar 7, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 15, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Mar 21, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 29, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Apr 18, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Apr 26, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
May 2, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 10, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
May 16, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 24, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jun 6, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 14, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jun 20, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 28, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jul 5, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jul 12, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jul 18, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jul 26, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Aug 15, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Aug 23, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Sep 13, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee 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 CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 27, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee 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 CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 11, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee 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 CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 25, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee 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 CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 15, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee 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 CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 29, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Dec 5, 2016 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 13, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jan 3, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 10, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jan 17, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 24, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Feb 6, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 14, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Feb 20, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 28, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Mar 6, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 14, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Mar 20, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 28, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Apr 17, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Apr 25, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
May 1, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 9, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
May 15, 2017 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 23, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jun 5, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 13, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jun 19, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 27, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jul 5, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jul 11, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jul 17, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jul 25, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Aug 21, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Aug 29, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Sep 5, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 18, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 26, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Oct 2, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 10, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Oct 16, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 24, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Nov 6, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 14, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Nov 20, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 28, 2017 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Dec 4, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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AUTOMATICALLY TERMINATED AND FILED PER CHARTER SECTION 2-407 WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:QUADRENNIALY TERMINATED