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City Council Member, Post B

Passes laws and regulations for your city

Full office description

  • City council members work together with the rest of city council to set and implement city policy.
  • City council is tasked with ensuring the health, comfort, and safety of residents of the city
  • City council members work with the mayor to govern city departments, such as the police department, fire department, transportation department, and parks and recreation department.
  • City council members represent either the whole city or residents of a specific district.
  • Most city council members in Georgia are elected in odd years to four year terms. Elections are nonpartisan.

How this impacts you

  • PolicingCity council has final say over how many police officers the city hires, what equipment the police get and how they are trained.

  • Quality of roadsCity council has the power to improve roads and build new ones through specific projects.

  • Housing costsCity council can decide which housing developments to approve, require affordable housing and set property tax rates.

Candidates (2)

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Leon Childs, Jr

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Travis Hart

NP

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