13/05/2021

3 Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ Agenda Items Adopted By Atlanta City Council

3 agenda goods set forth by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms had been adopted by the Atlanta Metropolis Council.

Atlanta Baby Murders Monument

Legislation was adopted for the Town to go ahead with applying a important advice from Mayor Bottoms’ Advisory Committee: Atlanta Kid’s Memorial Taskforce. The taskforce—comprised of mayoral appointees from the community—was billed with deciding an ideal acknowledgement of the life slash shorter throughout the Atlanta Baby Murders. Present day action approved the Town to enter into an settlement with Gordon Huether + Companions, Inc. for the development of a steel and stone memorial—including an Everlasting Flame, sculptural wall and benches—on City Hall grounds. (Renderings attached.)

School Zone Pace Cameras

Legislation was adopted to enact Mayor Bottoms’ Administrative Get to negotiate and finalize an intergovernmental arrangement with Atlanta Community Faculties (APS) to create a College Zone Pace Digicam Enforcement program. The citywide method will be used to capture velocity violations which come about only on a university working day whilst educational courses are using put, a person hour in advance of courses are scheduled to start off and a person hour immediately after classes have concluded. Penalties will be issued for violations in excessive of 10 miles for every hour around the speed restrict set for the university zone.

Pre-work Bodily Examinations

Laws was adopted to enact Mayor Bottoms’ Executive Get suspending pre-work bodily exams and drug screening necessities for possible Town staff members in non-basic safety delicate positions. With equity becoming a core theory of the Administration’s guidelines and agenda, this Purchase is intended to handle systemic discrimination in opposition to communities of color which are disproportionately influenced by underlying overall health ailments. The Purchase also grants the Commissioner of the Section of Human Assets the authority to administratively build prerequisites for pre-work actual physical examinations and drug screening for protection sensitive positions and may possibly designate specific work classifications which have an impact on security and /or protection as protection delicate positions.


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