Monthly Archives: November 2019

APN Releases Atlanta Council Scorecard for Year-end 2019 (UPDATE 1)

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  (APN) ATLANTA — Atlanta Progressive News has updated its Atlanta City Council Scorecard with a November 2019 update that includes several new votes that have taken place in the third and fourth quarters of 2019.   There is one Full Council Meeting left for the remainder of the year.   The Scorecard is especially noteworthy at this […]

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Comcast Used Atlanta Ratepayers as High Interest Borrowers; Contract Raises Concerns (UPDATE 1)


(APN) ATLANTA — A proposed seven year Franchise Agreement between the City of Atlanta and Comcast Cable, Inc., worth hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue to Comcast, has raised several concerns in the City Utilities Committee of the Atlanta City Council.   The Committee has requested an audit of Comcast franchise fees going back the last three years – […]

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Atlanta Moves Forward on Surplus Property Affordable Housing Program

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  (APN) ATLANTA — The City Council of Atlanta unanimously approved on Monday, November 04, 2019, an ordinance designating three surplus, city-owned properties as appropriate for use as affordable housing.   The City’s Office of Housing will put out a Request for Proposals for non-profit or for-profit developers to acquire the properties for a dollar, or for a price well […]

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