City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
16-O-1293

AN ORDINANCE
BY COUNCILMEMBER KEISHA LANCE BOTTOMS
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ANNEXATION OF THE COMMUNITY TO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA PURSUANT TO THE 60% METHOD; TO EXTEND THE BOUNDARIES OF THE ATLANTA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL SYSTEM; TO NOTIFY THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS OF SUCH ANNEXATION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Information

Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms
Category:Personal PaperFunctions:None Required

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WHEREAS, certain resident electors and the owners (the "Petitioners") of real property in the area, as delineated in Exhibit "A" attached hereto (the "Property"), have petitioned the City of Atlanta for annexation ("the Petition") pursuant to the 60% method of annexation; and

 

 

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta has lawfully provided notice to Fulton County, Georgia of all required information including notice of the City of Atlanta's receipt of the Petition for annexation of the Property, both the notice and Petition attached hereto as Exhibit "B"; and

 

 

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta has determined that the Property is contiguous to the existing corporate limits of the City of Atlanta in excess of the minimum amount required for such annexations under O.C.G.A. §36-36-1 et seq.; and

 

 

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta has determined that the Petitioners are the title holders of record of at least 60% of the privately owned land within the Property, as evidenced by the records of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Fulton County, Georgia; and

 

 

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta has determined that the Petitioners represent at least 60% of the registered voters within the Property, as evidenced by the voter file provided by the Fulton County Board of Registrations and Elections; and

 

 

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta has determined that the Petition meets the requirements of law pursuant to O.C.G.A. §36-36-1 et seq.; and

 

 

WHEREAS, the requirements in O.C.G.A. § 36-66-4(d) governing procedures for the zoning of land to be annexed into a municipality have been satisfied; and

 

 

WHEREAS, the zoning classification approved by the City of Atlanta for the Property which is subject of the proposed annexation shall become effective on the date that the zoning is approved by the City of Atlanta or the date that the annexation becomes effective as required by O.C.G.A.

§36-36-2, whichever is later; and

 

 

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta has authority pursuant to O.C.G.A. §36-36-1 et seq. to annex the Property into the corporate limits of the City of Atlanta; and

 

 

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Atlanta and the Mayor and have determined that the annexation of the Property and expansion of the boundaries of the Atlanta Independent School System to include the Property would be in the best interest of the residents and property owners of the Property to be annexed and of the citizens of the City of Atlanta; and

 

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

 

Section 1: Certain property identified, as more fully delineated on Exhibit "A" and which is incorporated herein by reference, is hereby annexed into the existing corporate limits of the City of Atlanta, Georgia, and the boundaries of the Atlanta Independent School System are hereby extended so as to include the entire annexed area.

 

 

Section 2: The City of Atlanta Law Department is hereby authorized and directed to file a report identifying property annexed with the Department of Community Affairs of the State of Georgia and with the governing authority of Fulton County, as required by O.C.G.A. §36-36-3, and to take all other actions required by law with regard to the adoption of this Ordinance and the annexation of the Property.

 

 

Section 3: The Ordinance shall become effective as of June 1, 2017 for school enrollment purposes in the Atlanta Independent School System and for all other purposes in accordance with applicable provisions of Georgia law.

 

 

Section 4: All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict with the terms of this Ordinance are hereby waived to the extent of the conflict.

 

 

 

Meeting History

May 16, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Jun 6, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 20, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jul 5, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jul 18, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Aug 15, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 14, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Sep 19, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 28, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Oct 3, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 12, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [6 TO 0]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
AWAY:Natalyn Mosby Archibong
Oct 17, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 26, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore
ABSENT:Andre Dickens
Nov 7, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 16, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
ABSENT:Yolanda Adrean
Nov 21, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 30, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
Dec 5, 2016 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 14, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FILED BY COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Alex Wan, Chair
SECONDER:Howard Shook, Vice Chair
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
ABSENT:Yolanda Adrean, Natalyn Mosby Archibong
Jan 3, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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FILED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 14 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:FILED [14 TO 0]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Kwanza Hall, 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, Joyce M Sheperd
AWAY:Carla Smith