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The Monday Morning Roundup is not the most efficient use of time for The Clayton Crescent. In its place, we’re offering something we hope you will find useful. Taking a page from our friends at The Current in Savannah, we present a compilation of all the published agendas for various government bodies and boards meeting this week. This frees us to tackle a few of these items in depth, rather than essentially rewrite each agenda.

The point of this is to make it easier for you to take part in your own government. If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu. It doesn’t do you much good to complain on social media about what’s already happened or about what you wish would happen. We’re pointing you in the direction of where you can go to seek satisfaction. We are not telling you what to ask for or who to vote for. That’s not our job. That’s on you and your community. Our job is to let you know what’s going on so that you can respond to it and hold your government and your elected officials accountable.

Check these agenda links for items that affect you, your property, your neighborhood, your business, and your community. And be sure to check back 24 hours before each meeting because sone government bodies wait as long as possible—sometimes on purpose—before making the public aware of what they plan to discuss or vote on.

Be sure to recheck these links in case of any changes to the published agenda, which does happen occasionally.

We may add other select government events to this list.


5:30 p.m.: Jonesboro Historic Preservation Commission (No agenda published as of press time Monday afternoon)

6:30 p.m.: Lovejoy City Council Pre-meeting (no separate agenda published)

7 p.m.: Lovejoy City Council Business Session (agenda)


5 p.m.: Clayton County Youth Commission Voter Registration Party (in conjunction with Clayton State University’s Student Government Association at the Student Activities Center, 2000 Clayton State Blvd., Morrow). The party features a live DJ, games, and food, and you can register to vote.

6 p.m.: Riverdale Planning Commission (agenda)

6 p.m.: Forest Park City Council Work Session (agenda) (agenda packet) (YouTube channel)

6:30 p.m.: Clayton County Board of Commissioners (agenda) (agenda packet) (meeting video)

6:30 p.m.: Morrow Planning and Zoning Board (no agenda published as of press time Monday afternoon)

7 p.m.: Forest Park City Council Regular Session (agenda) (agenda packet)


10 a.m.: “How to Do Business with Clayton County” webinar via Zoom. Register in advance for access. This one-hour online workshop gives a basic overview of how to get a business license, certifications, and opportunities for contracts with the county.







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Robin Kemp is executive editor and CEO of The Clayton Crescent, which she founded in 2020. She has worked for Gambit, CNN, The Weather Channel, Clayton News, Henry Herald, and numerous freelance outlets....

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