City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
19-O-1451
Adopted as Amended
Sep 3, 2019 1:00 PM

AN AMENDED ORDINANCE BY FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO AMEND THE FY2020 GENERAL FUND BUDGET BY TRANSFERRING GENERAL FUND COMMITTED FUND BALANCE, IN THE AMOUNT OF THREE MILLION DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($3,000,000.00), TO FUND THE ZONING ORDINANCE REWRITE/UPDATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Planning and Community DevelopmentSponsors:
Category:FinanceFunctions:Law - Joseph Collins

Attachments

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Body

WHEREAS, Atlanta is the capital and most populous city of the state of Georgia and is a diverse community within an estimated 2016 population of 472,522 and employment in excess of 432,322 individuals; and

 

WHEREAS, the Atlanta Zoning Ordinance was first adopted in 1973, with the current structure adopted and approved in a major revision in 1976, culminating with another organizational revision in 1982; and

 

WHEREAS, the current Atlanta Zoning Ordinance makes it difficult to achieve the objectives of the Atlanta City Design, the Comprehensive Development Plan, and the City’s economic development, urban design, and historic preservation goals; and

 

WHEREAS, the Zoning Ordinance Rewrite/Update will streamline procedures, reduce obstacles to achieving the development goals of the City, enhance utility and user-friendliness, encourage appropriate public input into the development review process, consolidate and simplify zones and uses, and incentivize development at targeted growth locations; and

 

WHEREAS, the objectives of the update/rewrite of the City of Atlanta Zoning Ordinance are to (1) obtain a user-friendly zoning code with maps; (2) implement an interactive zoning code system that guides citizens through the code and its processes; (3) prepare design pattern books; (4) create user manuals; and (5) provide graphics and illustrations to supplement written regulations.

 

NOW THEREFORE THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA

HEREBY Ordains as follows:

 

Section 1: The Chief Financial Officer is authorized to amend the Fiscal Year 2020 General Fund Budget by transferring Committed Fund Balance in the amount of Three Million Dollars and Zero Cents ($3,000,000.00) as follows:

 

(1)              ADD TO ANTICIPATIONS

 

FUND

DEPT/ORG

ACCOUNT

F/A CODE

PROJECT

FUND SRC

AMOUNT

1001

000002

3890032

0000000

000000

00000

 

General Fund

Revenue Department

Intrafund Transfer

Default

Default

Default

$ 3,000,000.00

 

(2)              ADD TO APPROPRIATIONS

 

FUND

DEPT/ORG

ACCOUNT

F/A CODE

PROJECT

FUND SRC

AMOUNT

1001

250411

5213001

7410000

000000

00000

 

General Fund

DCP Director of Zoning and Development

Consulting/ Professional Services - Technical

Planning and Zoning

Default

Default

$3,000,000.00

 

Section 2: That the Chief Financial Officer is hereby authorized to transfer anticipations and appropriations as specified above in Section 1 of this Ordinance.

 

Section 3: All Ordinances and Resolutions in conflict herewith are hereby waived for purposes of this Ordinance only, and only to the extent of said conflict.

 

Meeting History

Aug 14, 2019 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:ACCEPTED [5 TO 0]
MOVER:Howard Shook, Chair
SECONDER:J. P. Matzigkeit, District 8
AYES:Howard Shook, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Andrea L. Boone, Andre Dickens, J. P. Matzigkeit
AWAY:Jennifer N. Ide, Matt Westmoreland
Aug 19, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

REFERRED TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE by a Unanimous Consent of Council with all members present

RESULT:REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Matt Westmoreland, Councilmember, Post 2 At Large
SECONDER:Dustin Hillis, Councilmember, District 9
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Matt Westmoreland, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Amir R Farokhi, Antonio Brown, Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Jennifer N. Ide, Howard Shook, J. P. Matzigkeit, Dustin Hillis, Andrea L. Boone, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd
Aug 28, 2019 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft

Tim Keane, Commissioner, DCP

RESULT:FAVORABLE AS AMENDED [4 TO 0]
MOVER:Howard Shook, Chair
SECONDER:Matt Westmoreland, Post 2 At Large
AYES:Howard Shook, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Andre Dickens, Matt Westmoreland
ABSENT:Jennifer N. Ide, J. P. Matzigkeit
AWAY:Andrea L. Boone
Sep 3, 2019 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

ADOPTED AS AMENDED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 15 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED AS AMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Dustin Hillis, Councilmember, District 9
SECONDER:Cleta Winslow, Councilmember, District 4
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Matt Westmoreland, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Amir R Farokhi, Antonio Brown, Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Jennifer N. Ide, Howard Shook, J. P. Matzigkeit, Dustin Hillis, Andrea L. Boone, Marci Collier Overstreet, Joyce M Sheperd