ATLANTA — Atlanta City Council members released the following statements after Saturday’s special called meeting to consider and adopt the budget (Legislative Reference No. 20-O-1260).
On approving the budget amendment increasing Atlanta Citizen Review Board funding:
“Increasing funding for the Citizen Review Board is critical at this major point and time.
On approving the budget amendment to launch an Equitable Growth Grant program:
“Atlanta has the widest income inequality gap and lowest social mobility rate in the country.
About Atlanta City Council
The Atlanta City Council is the chief policy-making body for the City of Atlanta.
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.