Next, the $790 million general fund heads to Mayor Andre Dickens’ desk for him to sign on or before June 30.
Several council members expressed excitement for what the office could potentially do for underemployed residents.
Workforce development leaders from the office of Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens are making final preparations to open the first city-run Department of Labor and Employment Services in July.
The plan would decrease the department’s funding by more than $7 million and cut its employee ranks by three amid a years-long backlog of road projects.
In the past, the public had access to specific info on exactly how each department planned to use taxpayer funds.
Chief Darin Schierbaum laid out his department’s top priorities for the proposed $247 million in funding.
Dickens’ record $790 million general fund would add a cost-of-living adjustment for city employees for the second consecutive year.
The process of finalizing what Atlanta will do with your tax dollars starts this week.
Housing, employment, and homelessness are major concerns for your district representatives.