City of Atlanta
Georgia

Resolution
14-R-4240

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBERS KWANZA HALL AND C. T. MARTIN ENCOURAGING ALL CITY OF ATLANTA EMPLOYEES TO VOTE IN THE NOVEMBER 4, 2014 GENERAL ELECTION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, District 2 Kwanza Hall, Councilmember, District 10 Clarence "C. T." Martin
Category:Personal PaperFunctions:None Required

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  3. 14r4240 Final Action Legislation

Body

WHEREAS, the State of Georgia will conduct a General Election on November 4, 2014 for all State Offices, a United States Senator, Members of Congress, and for various other elections across Georgia including Fulton County; and

 

WHEREAS, the Atlanta City Council wishes to encourage all employees to participate in the democratic process; and

 

WHEREAS, Section 114-49 of the Code of Ordinances states "an employee will be permitted to take any necessary time off to vote in any municipal, county, state or federal political party primary or election, pursuant to O.C.G.A. ยง 21-2-404. Such necessary time off shall not exceed two hours, and if the hours of work of such employee commence at least two hours after the opening of the polls or end at least two hours prior to the closing of the polls, the time off for voting need not apply. The employee's supervisor may specify the hours which may be used as provided in this section. "; and

 

WHEREAS, the Atlanta City Council encourages all Commissioners, Department Heads, and Managers to specify a time, pursuant to Division 14 of Code Section 114-49, for eligible employees to exercise their right to vote.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, that all employees are encouraged to vote in the November 4, 2014 General Election.

Meeting History

Oct 6, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON COUNCIL WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Oct 20, 2014 11:15 AM Video Committee on Council Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10
AYES:Mary Norwood, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Cleta Winslow
ABSENT:Joyce M Sheperd, Michael Julian Bond
Oct 20, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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ADOPTED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 12 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED [12 TO 0]
MOVER:Kwanza Hall, Councilmember, District 2
SECONDER:Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, District 10
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms
AWAY:Kwanza Hall, Cleta Winslow, Joyce M Sheperd