Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority (ATL) to Hold Mayoral Caucuses Leading up to Board Elections for Districts 1,3,5,7,9

For Immediate Release:February 9, 2021

Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority (ATL) to Hold Mayoral Caucuses Leading up to Board Elections for Districts 1,3,5,7,9

First Mayoral Caucus for District 9 to be held via teleconference tomorrow on Wednesday, February 10, 2021


ATLANTA – The Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority will hold a Mayoral Caucus to elect the Mayoral Representative for District 9. The Caucus will select a Mayor from amongst their group to represent them in the actual ATL District 9 board member election. Jonesboro Mayor Joy Day was the representative selected for District 9 in 2018.


WHO: Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority

WHEN:  Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1(g), the ATL is holding the Mayoral Caucus by teleconference due to the emergency conditions affecting public safety caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The public will be afforded simultaneous access to the teleconference meeting by the means described in this notice.

Click here to view the teleconference meeting.

WHAT: Transit District 9 Mayoral Caucus-The mayors of 11 cities within District 9 are scheduled to meet Wednesday for one of the first stops necessary to select a board member to the Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority. The ATL is responsible for implementing transit projects across 13 metro counties and ensuring plans connect efficiently across jurisdictions. Each of the odd numbered transit districts are expected to hold meetings this month to select their mayoral representative onto a caucus of elected officials who will select their respective board members. District 9 includes parts of Clayton, DeKalb and Henry Counties. Municipalities included are Atlanta, Decatur, Forest Park, Jonesboro, Lake City, Locust Grove, McDonough, Morrow, Riverdale, Stockbridge and Stonecrest.


MAYORAL CAUCUS SCHEDULE:

Wed. 2/10, 4:30 p.m. – District 9 Mayoral Caucus

Mon. 2/15, 5:00 p.m. – District 1 Mayoral Caucus

Tues. 2/16, 8:30 a.m. – District 5 Mayoral Caucus

Tues. 2/16, 9:00 a.m. – District 7 Mayoral Caucus

Fri. 2/19, 2:00 p.m. – District 3 Mayoral Caucus


About the Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority

The ATL was created by the Georgia General Assembly during the 2018 legislation session to provide coordinated transit planning and funding for the metro Atlanta region. The ATL is responsible for developing the ATL Regional Transit Plan, as well as identifying and prioritizing the projects and initiatives required to develop region-wide transit. The ATL is also charged with creating a unified regional transit system brand. The population of metro Atlanta is growing rapidly and projected to add 2.5 million residents by 2040. The ATL is a critical step towards more efficient and effective transit and mobility in the region. For more information on the ATL,

visit https://atltransit.ga.gov/ and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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