Atlanta City Council

A Fulton County judge issued a temporary injunction on Friday blocking the expansion of Atlanta Public Schools (APS) boundaries, which was part of Emory’s annexation into Atlanta. Prior to the injunction, school district boundaries were set to change on July ...

The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is suing Atlanta to invalidate Emory’s annexation into the city, which cost the school district about $2.5 million in property tax revenue. DCSD alleges that the Atlanta City Council violated the city’s charter by ...

Emory University and some surrounding properties will be incorporated into the city of Atlanta Jan. 1, 2018. The Atlanta City Council approved the annexation Monday in a unanimous vote despite objections that the annexation would harm DeKalb County schools. The ...

Atlanta City Councilmembers Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood (74C) were the top two candidates in the Atlanta mayoral race, bringing the race to a Dec. 5 runoff. In the general election yesterday, Bottoms received 26.83 percent, and Norwood received ...

The Atlanta City Council did not vote on Emory’s annexation at Monday’s meeting due to unresolved issues related to where DeKalb County students will attend school post-annexation. Some had expected the Council to vote on the annexation. The Council approved ...

Scharf, Bender-Bier Appointed to CC Adam Scharf (18C) and Diana Bender-Bier (18C) were appointed College Council (CC) senior legislators through an unanimous vote by legislators, according to a Sept. 28 email from CC President Cassidy Schwartz (18C) to the Wheel. ...

Emory is expected to be annexed into Atlanta after a settlement was reached between DeKalb County and Atlanta, resolving objections from the county that delayed the annexation process. The settlement was approved 5-0 at a DeKalb County Board of Commissioners ...