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Correcting Misinformation About Bottle House Permits

May 2, 2014

Creative Loafing published an inaccurate article yesterday that led residents to believe that the City was enforcing bottle house permits (BYOB). The story is absolute nonsense, and has no basis in fact whatsoever. There is… Read more

2014 State of the City Address

February 19, 2014

Mayor Kasim Reed assured a roomful of business and civic leaders today during his annual State of the City breakfast address that the City of Atlanta has thrived under his leadership in spite of difficult… Read more

Winter Storm Pax: List of emergency shelters and warming centers

February 12, 2014

List of emergency shelters and warming centers Old Adamsville Recreation Center at 3304 Delmar Lane, SW, was opened February 10th, until further notice. Additional Recreation Centers Rosel Fann Recreation Center at 365 Cleveland Avenue SE, will be… Read more

Inclement Weather Advisory

February 11, 2014

We are very concerned about the impact of ice on GaPower’s lines so please keep 1-888-891-0938 handy if you need to report an outage. We are strongly advising our residents to stay off the roads.… Read more

Mayor Kasim Reed Participates in 2014 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland

January 22, 2014

Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that he will participate in the 2014 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland from January 21-25, 2014. The theme of this year’s meeting is “The Reshaping of the… Read more

Experienced Executive Selected as Interim Chief Operating Officer

January 21, 2014

Mayor Kasim Reed today announced Michael J. Geisler will act as Interim Chief Operating Officer effective Jan. 31 upon the departure of current COO Duriya Farooqui. Geisler currently serves as the Deputy Commissioner and Chief Financial Officer… Read more

Testimony on Behalf of The United States Conference of Mayors Before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

January 14, 2014

This morning, Mayor Kasim Reed testified at the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on “Building the Foundation for Surface Transportation Reauthorization”.  A copy of his testimony is provided below. Chairman Shuster, Ranking Member Rahall… Read more

From a City on a Hill to a Covenant of Responsibility

January 8, 2014

The following is the complete text of Mayor Kasim Reed’s 2014 Inaugural Address. To my father, Junius Reed and mother, Sylvia Reed. Thank you for pouring so much of your lives into me and my… Read more

Happy Holidays

December 19, 2013

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Tomorrow’s Business Leaders, Today

December 14, 2013

On Friday, December 13th, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed made his way to the Buckhead Loop to visit Atlanta’s emerging startup and technology companies inside Atlanta Tech Village. Over 100 members and attendees gathered for lunch… Read more