Tag Archives: new cities

Senate bill sets process for incorporating cities

Legislators are trying to set up a consistent process for incorporating new municipalities in Georgia . . .

Tags: incorporate , legislative process , local governments , new cities , terms of office

More info, no more ‘City Lites,’ study panel says

Senate study committee recommends some changes in how new cities are incorporated in Georgia . . .

Tags: annexations , incorporations , municipal powers , new cities , Senate study committee

Tucker wins, LaVista Hills losing in cityhood votes

DeKalb voters say yes to incorporating the city of Tucker, but not to LaVista Hills . . .

Tags: John Ernst , LaVista Hills , new cities , Tucker

Study panels find plenty of holes to plug in the incorporation law

Two legislative committees have identified several weaknesses in the state’s incorporation and annexation laws that need to be addressed . . .

Tags: annexations , Charlie Bethel , elena parent , Fran Millar , Jan Tankersley , legislative study committees , new cities

Political Notes – Keeping the peace between cities and counties

Rep. Jan Tankersley’s study committee takes up the sensitive issues of annexations and incorporations . . .

Tags: annexations , GEDs , Gretchen Corbin , Jan Tankersley , Nathan Deal , new cities , study committees

Political Notes – DeKalb businesses could have an impact on cityhood movement

Two commercial property owners in DeKalb County throw a curveball at groups trying to incorporate new cities there . . .

Tags: annexation , Brookhaven , Children's Healthcare of Atlanta , City of Briarcliff , City of Lakeside , DOT projects , Executive Park , Medicaid expansion , new cities

Spencer rages at killing of anti-Obamacare bill

Rep. Jason Spencer says he was betrayed by Republican legislators who killed his anti-Obamacare bill . . .

Tags: DeKalb County , Jason Spencer , new cities , Obamacare

Lawmakers will take up bill to allow guns on campus

House Speaker David Ralston supports legislation that will allow college students to carry guns on campus . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , college campuses , David Ralston , DeKalb County , gun carry , new cities , state budget