City of Atlanta Technical Advisory Committee Hears 30-day Update on Development Services Initiative and Permitting Improvement Project

On Tuesday, June 6th, the City of Atlanta’s Technical Advisory Committee, of which the Council for Quality Growth is a legislatively named member, heard a 30-day “boots on the ground” update on the Development Services Initiative from Department of Zoning and Development Director Charletta Wilson Jacks and from the City’s Consultant, BKD, on the permitting improvement project.

Fulton County Chairman John Eaves Highlights Successes and Challenges at the Council’s North Fulton Advisory Committee Meeting

On June 2, the Council’s North Fulton Advisory Committee hosted Fulton County Chairman John Eaves. Chairman Eaves spoke with the group about the growth and development occurring throughout Fulton, as well as challenges facing the county, including mobility, workforce development, and education.

Council’s May ELI Reception Gives Members Inside View and Perspective into John Portman Design Studio

On May 23, the Council hosted an ELI reception at the John Portman & Associates Design Studio. During the reception, Partner and Design Director of John Portman & Associates, Gordon Beckman, presented several of the firm’s completed and prospective design projects in the United States and China. Continue reading