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Redistricting 101: Fulton County Schools Parents Invited to Attend Info Sessions
Public Notice, Schools

Redistricting 101: Fulton County Schools Parents Invited to Attend Info Sessions

Fulton County Schools (FCS) is planning a districtwide school redistricting effort. In South Fulton alone, there are capacity imbalances at more than 20 elementary schools, seven middle schools and five high schools. Parents are encouraged to attend virtual meetings to learn more. The meetings, titled Redistricting 101, are set for August 30 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., and August 31 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. During the meetings, FCS staff will explain the redistricting process, including population trends throughout Fulton County, data, and the School Board's criteria used to create new attendance zone boundaries. These meetings are for information only. No maps will be presented. More details, as well as the Microsoft Teams links to join each meeting, are posted on www.fult...
Final Public Hearing on Millage Rate Planned for Aug. 31
Government, Public Notice

Final Public Hearing on Millage Rate Planned for Aug. 31

South Fulton held the first of three public hearings on the millage rate on Aug. 24. City staff is recommending that the mayor and city council maintain the 2022 millage rate of 12.899. “The reason for the recommendation is based on the fact that developing an operating and capital budget for a municipality is a very complex and layered task," said City Manager Tammi Sadler Jones in a press release. “We prepare revenue and personnel projections as well as examine the requests submitted from departments. It is a balancing act between the desired service level and the cost of those service levels. With the revenue projections and expenditures for the FY 2023 proposed budget, staff recommended maintaining the millage rate.” There will be two additional public hearings on the millag...
Public Notice: School Board to Meet Aug. 11 at North Learning Center
Public Notice, Schools

Public Notice: School Board to Meet Aug. 11 at North Learning Center

The Fulton County Board of Education will meet Thursday, Aug. 11 at Fulton County Schools' North Learning Center, at 450 Northridge Parkway in Sandy Springs. The School Board will first meet for the second millage hearing at 11 a.m. immediately followed by executive session at approximately 11:30 a.m. Pre-work session will begin at approximately 1 p.m. with work session presentations immediately following at approximately 2:30 p.m. Should the work sessions conclude early, the board may move immediately to begin discussion of the topics slated for the Thursday, August 18 board agenda. The third millage hearing will begin at 6 p.m., and will be followed by the monthly recognition of outstanding student and staff accomplishments and public comment session. The School Board is expected to ...
Public Notice: South Fulton Charter Commission to Meet Aug. 1
Government, Public Notice

Public Notice: South Fulton Charter Commission to Meet Aug. 1

The City of South Fulton Charter Commission will convene for its next regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at City Hall, 5440 Fulton Industrial Blvd., and broadcast live via the city's YouTube channel. Citizens can review past meetings online and submit feedback to the commission via email at [email protected] In accordance with the city’s charter, a review commission was established in May of this year, five years after the city's incorporation. Commission members are appointed by the mayor, city council and members of the Georgia House of Representatives and Senate whose district falls wholly or partially within the city. Appointed commission members include:- Judge Kenya Johnson (Appointed by City Council)- Daphne Jord...
Old National District to Hold Advisory Board Meeting on May 19
Business, Economic Development, Old National, Public Notice

Old National District to Hold Advisory Board Meeting on May 19

The Old National District (OND) Advisory Board will hold an advisory meeting on Thursday, May 19 at 11 a.m. The meeting will be held at South Fulton City Hall at 5440 Fulton Industrial Blvd. in the breakroom. Space is limited. When capacity is reached, visitors will be encouraged to watch the meeting online.  The meeting will be livestreamed via Zoom. The meeting ID and passcode are located below. Items on the agenda include the Out for Lunch Food Truck Series, OND Business Development Workshop Series, Old National Aesthetics Proposal and other economic development updates. Residents with questions or concerns should contact the Department of Economic Development at 470-249-9460. Have news to share with South Fulton residents? Email us at [email protected] Plus follo...
South Fulton Public Art Commission to Meet May 12
Public Notice

South Fulton Public Art Commission to Meet May 12

The South Fulton Public Art Commission's next regular meeting will take place Thursday, May 12 at 11 a.m. The meeting will take place at Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road SW, South Fulton, Ga. 30331. Items on the agenda include document review, mural projects and a financial report. A full agenda is available on the City of South Fulton's website. Residents with questions or concerns should contact the City of South Fulton City Clerk’s Office at [email protected] or call 470-809-7272. Photo Credit: City of South Fulton Have news to share with South Fulton residents? Email us at [email protected] Plus follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @cosfobserver.
South Fulton Mayor and Council to Convene for Retreat at Lake Lanier
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South Fulton Mayor and Council to Convene for Retreat at Lake Lanier

The Mayor and the City Council will convene for a City Council Retreat this month. The event will take place Thursday, May 12 at 10 a.m. until Saturday, May 14 at 11 a.m. The event will take place at Lanier Islands and Resorts, 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, Ga. 30518. For more information, questions or concerns, please contact the City of South Fulton City Clerk’s Office at [email protected] or call 470-809-7272. Have news to share with South Fulton residents? Email us at [email protected] Plus follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @cosfobserver.
FCS Pension Board to Meet May 11
Public Notice, Schools

FCS Pension Board to Meet May 11

The Pension Board of the Fulton County Schools Employees’ Pension Fund will meet on May 11. The board meets quarterly to discuss issues and act on items requiring approval.   The meeting will be held at 2 p.m. at the Fulton County School District’s South Learning Center, located at 4025 Flat Shoals Road in Union City, Ga.  The agenda is posted online. Meetings can be watched live on FCSTV Comcast Channel 24 or from a computer by visiting www.fultonschools.org/fcstv. A video recording will be archived on the board's website within 48 business hours.  All meetings of the Pension Board are open to the public unless designated as executive session, where the board must convene in private to discuss matters pertaining to investments or personnel items.
City Council to Hear Four Zoning Cases on Jan. 11
Government, Public Notice, Zoning

City Council to Hear Four Zoning Cases on Jan. 11

The City of South Fulton will hold zoning public hearings on Jan. 11 at 6 p.m. Four cases will be heard impacting districts one, two and four. The cases scheduled to be heard by the city council include: Case Z21-016The applicant is requesting a rezone from AG-1 to CUP for 36 single family homes at 0 West Stubbs Rd. and 3315 West Stubbs Rd. in District 2. The case was heard by the Planning Commission on Dec. 15 and was approved with conditions. The city council will hear the case on Jan. 11 and vote on it on Jan. 25. Case M21-007The applicant is requesting approval for modifications to allow a 146-unit Townhome development instead of the previously permitted 114-unit townhome development at 0 Campbellton Rd. and Chattahoochee Dr. in District 1. Additionally, the applicant is re...
Development Authority to Hear Senior Housing Proposal on June 28
Business, Economic Development, Public Notice

Development Authority to Hear Senior Housing Proposal on June 28

The South Fulton Development Authority (dba Envision South Fulton) is scheduled to meet virtually June 28 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be streamed live on the City of South Fulton's YouTube channel. The meeting agenda includes a presentation on a senior housing development proposal and discussion on website enhancements and related community outreach. The deadline for public comments is June 28 at 4 p.m. Comments, questions and concerns can be submitted to City Clerk Corey Adams at [email protected] The South Fulton Development Authority (dba Envision South Fulton) meets monthly on the fourth Monday. Special called meetings are held as needed. Minutes from the board's April 26 meeting are available on the city's website.

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