Category Archives: tax allocation district

Atlanta Beltline Board Supports Withholding APS Payments – Woolard and Garner Included

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(APN) ATLANTA — At the Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Board Meeting of the Atlanta Beltline, the Board passed the Fiscal Year 2016 budget for the Beltline that does not provide any payments towards the Beltline’s 13.5 million dollar debt to Atlanta Public Schools (APS).  This debt reflects two missed payments in January 2014 and January 2015.   Based on the […]

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Attorney Woodham Cleared by Supreme Court of Georgia in Bar Complaint


(APN) ATLANTA — Atlanta Attorney John Woodham was cleared of any wrongdoing by the Supreme Court of Georgia, in an opinion published on Monday February 16, 2015. At issue was whether Woodham violated the rules of the State Bar of Georgia when he offered to drop a bond validation lawsuit if the developers paid him a substantial fee.  Woodham later […]

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Austin, Wan (District 6) Compared on Atlanta Council Issues

(APN) ATLANTA — Atlanta City Councilman Alex Wan (District 6)–who has been a staunch enemy of public comment; who demanded that Atlanta taxpayers pay for his legal representation for his perceived right to a secret vote [later losing a Supreme Court of Georgia ruling in a case brought by APN’s News Editor–the present writer]; who oversaw questionable funds accrual and […]

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Supreme Court Oral Arguments Held in Perry-Bolton TAD Case

(APN) ATLANTA — The Supreme Court of Georgia held oral arguments yesterday, Monday, January 07, 2013, in the appeal of the case challenging the bond validation for Atlanta’s Perry-Bolton Tax Allocation District (TAD). The case is John Sherman and Christopher Eichler v. City of Atlanta, et al. Irwin Stolz, Jr., a former Court of Appeals Judge in Georgia, argued for […]

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Fulton Taxpayers Foundation Struggling, Future Uncertain

(APN) ATLANTA — The Fulton County Taxpayers Foundation has let go of its Executive Director and other office staff and is no longer accepting new property tax appeals, Atlanta Progressive News has learned, as sources familiar with the matter say the Foundation is struggling with financial issues and that its future is quite uncertain at this point. “We hope to […]

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