Local Issues & Legislation

Cobb Chairman Visits REALTORS®

To kick off 2018, Cobb County Chairman Mike Boyce paid a visit to a combined meeting of the Government Affairs Committees of the residential and commercial boards.

DeKalb CEO Gives Update on Sewer Consent Decree

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond gave an update on DeKalb’s Sewer Consent Decree. According to CEO Thurmond, DeKalb County has been working diligently to meet all deadlines to eliminate sanitary sewer overflows and satisfy all aspects of the Clean Water Act settlement reached with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Georgia Environmental Protection Division.

2017 Run-off Election Results

The 2017 run-off elections are finally over, and the metro area will be getting to know some new faces in several municipal offices. The most anticipated race was that of Atlanta Mayor, which was won by City Council Woman Keisha Lance Bottoms by a razor thin margin. While a recount is anticipated, the chances of the results changing are very slim.

Atlanta Passes Electric Vehicle Readiness Ordinance

The City of Atlanta has passed an ordinance that will require new residential and commercial construction to include Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) infrastructure for future use. This ordinance applies to new off road parking, expansion of existing off-road parking AND single family homes.

2017 Atlanta REALTORS® Chili Cook-Off a Success!

Even with rain in the morning, nothing could stop the 2017 Chili Cook Off from being a fun and successful night. Final numbers are still being counted, but The Atlanta REALTORS® fundraiser turned out to be the event of the year. Almost 30 teams had all the chili you could eat, complimentary beer and wine, entertainment, and all proceeds benefited the REALTORS® Political Action Fund.

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