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ARC’s Livable Centers Initiative Awards $13 Million for Community Planning Studies and Transportation Projects
February 16, 2016
The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded $800,000 in Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) study grants to nine metro Atlanta communities and $12 million in transportation funding to 11 other communities that have previously implemented completed LCI studies.

Decatur Launches MyDecaturGa Web and Mobile Reporting Platform
August 4, 2015

The city of Decatur recently announced a new tool, MyDecaturGa that allows residents, visitors and business owners to report quality-of-life issues and request services online or with their smartphones. Powered by SeeClickFix, the place-based reporting platform allows residents to document neighborhood concerns and improvements. It also features useful information such as lists of restaurants and city parks as well as links to the city’s blog, Facebook page and Twitter account. 

Palmetto Mayor J. Clark Boddie Elected Chair of Metro Atlanta Mayors Association
January 30, 2015
The members of the Metro Atlanta Mayors Association unanimously elected Palmetto Mayor J. Clark Boddie as chairman of the Metro Atlanta Mayors Association during a meeting at the Georgia Municipal Association’s annual Mayors’ Day Conference on January 25. Boddie most recently served as vice chair of MAMA, a cooperative alliance of the mayors of 70 cities in the 10-county metro Atlanta region. Boddie succeeds Norcross Mayor Bucky Johnson as chair. 
Gwinnett Cities Upgrading Their Downtowns
October 3, 2014
Several Gwinnett County cities are in the midst of major downtown development projects.
Survey Reveals Residents Believe in Redevelopment
November 26, 2013
More than 75 percent of metro Atlanta residents believe redeveloping older areas is the best way for metro Atlanta to accommodate growth.
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