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Published on December 9th, 2015 |


2016 City Council committees named; Buckhead members chair 4

Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell released Monday, Dec. 7, the 2016 committee assignments for the upcoming legislative year, which included committee chair assignments for four council members who represent Buckhead.

The city council has seven standing committees: Finance/Executive, Public Safety & Legal Administration, City Utilities, Committee on Council, Zoning, Transportation, and the Community

Mary Norwood

Mary Norwood

Development/Human Resources Committee. All committees are comprised of members of the Atlanta City Council.

Of the seven committees, At-Large Post 2 Councilwoman Mary Norwood is chair of the Zoning Committee, Dist. 6 Councilman Alex Wan is chair of the Finance/Executive Committee, Dist. 9 Councilwoman Felicia Moore is chair of the Committee on Council, and Dist. 8 Councilwoman Yolanda Adrean is chair of the Transportation Committee.

Although Dist. 7 Councilman Howard Shook is not chairing a committee in 2016, he is a member of the Transportation, Finance/Executive and City Utilities committees.

Adrean is also a member of the City Utilities and Finance/Executive committees. Norwood will also serve as a member of the Committee on Council and Public Safety Committee. Wan will also serve on the City Utilities and Zoning committees and Moore will also serve as a member of the City Utilities, Finance/Executive and Transportation committees.

Moore represents a small section on the western edge of Buckhead, while Wan represents the southeastern edge of the Buckhead community.

“I am pleased to appoint individuals who possess the skill sets that are aligned with the needs of each council committee,” said President Mitchell. “My goal is to position talent on committees where they may best serve our city.”

For more information about the committee assignments, call President Mitchell’s office at (404) 330-6052.

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