Atlanta City Council President Felicia A. Moore issues statement following self-isolation


Atlanta City Council President Felicia A. Moore Issues Statement Following Self-Isolation
ATLANTA — Atlanta City Council President Felicia A. Moore issued the following statement after a report stated that she has self-isolated after attending the National League of Cities’ Congressional City Conference.
“During our first remote Full Council Meeting, I learned that two individuals who attended the National League of Cities’ Congressional City Conference tested positive for COVID-19. Social distancing measures were taken during the meeting to the greatest degree possible in line with the Center for Disease Control’s advisement to the general public,” said Council President Felicia Moore.
“The discovery was unsettling even though I display no signs of the illness and attended no sessions with the impacted individuals. Furthermore, it validated my previously determined decision to self-isolate.  At this stage in our efforts to flatten the curve of COVID-19, it is critical that we all practice self-isolation as a matter of standard protocol. Self-isolation is critical to minimizing further spread of the novel coronavirus throughout our communities. I made this personal decision as a means of simultaneously protecting myself and others. I urge every member of the public to accept as much personal accountability as possible during this pandemic. Stay inside and do not venture out unless absolutely necessary. Self-isolation is a challenge to manage, but it is the right thing for all of us to do at this time.”
About Atlanta City Council
The Atlanta City Council is the chief policy-making body for the City of Atlanta. It acts by considering and enacting all laws that govern the City. The council also approves the operating and capital budgets for the City as recommended by the mayor, and it continually monitors revenues and expenditures for local government operations. The Atlanta City Council reviews and has final say on many land-use and zoning matters. Major economic development projects for the City also fall under the council’s consideration.

The Atlanta City Council is comprised of 12 districts and three at-large posts. Council representatives include: Council President: Felicia A. Moore; District 1: Carla Smith; District 2: Amir Farokhi; District 3: Antonio Brown; District 4: Cleta Winslow; District 5: Natalyn Mosby Archibong; District 6: Jennifer N. Ide; District 7: Howard Shook; District 8: J.P. Matzigkeit; District 9: Dustin Hillis; District 10: Andrea L. Boone; District 11: Marci Collier Overstreet; District 12: Joyce M. Sheperd; Post 1 At-Large: Michael Julian Bond; Post 2 At-Large: Matt Westmoreland; and Post 3 At-Large: Andre Dickens.

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