Atlanta City Councilmembers Andrea L. Boone and Michael Julian Bond are hosting a food giveaway Tuesday, April 28 at 2 p.m. at the C.T. Martin Recreation Center, 3201 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The theme for the event is grandparents raising grandchildren and is being held in partnership with Hosea Helps and the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Drive-through is the primary option, but six-feet separation walk-ups are also permitted. The event is first-come, first-served.
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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