Moderated by Rick Badie
Thanks to the May 20 primary, the Fulton County Commission will be more Republican will it takes office in January. The dynamics and composition of the board will likely mean new priorities and delivery of services in a county long fractured by a north-south divide. Today, the commission’s Democratic chairman and a Republican incumbent board member lay out their expectations for governance in the future. Finally, the Atlanta City Council chairman recaps a recent delegation trip to Philadelphia.
Spirit of collaboration is key
By John H. Eaves
When the Fulton County Board of Commissioners meets in 2015, the board makeup will be much different. As a result of redistricting and retirement, at least three of the seven seats will be occupied by new commissioners who will likely come to the table with new concerns and priorities. If I am fortunate enough to return to this position, I would offer one piece of advice to these new representatives: Collaboration is key for achieving anything.