City council term limits are a popular idea. But would they result in better representation?
Atlanta City Hall front facade and steps, Mitchell Street entranceRachel Garbus. Editor's note: The 2021 election prompted conversations online and in communities about if the Atlanta City Council should have term limits. Five longtime members of the Atlanta City Council either retired, lost their re-election, or lost their bid for higher office in city government.
Atlanta City Council authorizes agreement for mayor's One Atlanta initiative
(ATLANTA, Ga.) During a remote special meeting on Monday, the Atlanta City Council authorized an agreement for community benefit funds. The funds and legislation were approved for mayor Keisha Lance-Bottoms’ One Atlanta initiative. The initiative and funds used would continue over a five-year period with an option to renew for an additional five years.