The State Elections Board has voted to accept three consolidated cases involving elections irregularities in Forest Park. The City Council had voted at its August 1 meeting “to authorize the […]
The Fourth of July holiday Monday bumped some local government meetings to Tuesday. Here’s a quick roundup of what’s happening this week: Tuesday, June 5 6 p.m.: The Forest Park […]
The Clayton County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 last Tuesday to strip Chairman Jeffrey Turner of the power to approve high-dollar county spending, cut the public comment period from 3 […]
UPDATE 5:15 p.m.: Special called meeting time updated to 5 p.m.; was 5:15 p.m., adds executive session UPDATE 12:20 p.m.: County Clerk Courtney Rushin issues Special Called Meeting Agenda Two […]
The State Elections Board meets at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday May, 17 at the State Capitol, Room 341. Attorney General Chris Carr has added a consolidated consent order for Spalding County on 2017-073 AND 2020-157. While the State Elections Board was investigating Spalding for allegedly not having enough supplies on hand for voters, former Spalding County Elections Supervisor Marcia Ridley was hired by the City of Forest Park to handle its municipal elections supplies in 2021. The SEB referred Ridley to Carr’s office after supplies showing voter’s information allegedly were tossed in a dumpster.
Here’s a look at which government bodies and major events are meeting this week. You can check The Clayton Crescent’s calendar for links to current agendas, past minutes, elected officials’ contact information, and venue information. Any quorum of public officials is a meeting that is open to the public under Georgia law. A governing body cannot declare an executive session to discuss personnel matters, litigation, real estate, unless it votes to do so during a public meeting. By law, all executive session discussions are subject to judicial review and all actions taken as a result of executive session discussions must be voted on during the public meeting.
Watch: The City of College Park Business and Industrial Development Authority says it will stop livestreaming its meetings because the public can now attend in person. The Georgia Open Meetings […]
by Robin Kemp Here is the livestream of the December 6, 2021 Forest Park City Council 6 p.m. work session and 7 p.m. regular meeting. This video is a public […]
by Robin Kemp The Clayton County Board of Education will hold its September 7 meeting virtually–and it’s making an effort to invite the public to participate in English, Spanish, and […]
by Robin Kemp Are Forest Park taxpayers footing free alcohol at city-sponsored events? Two recent festivals, Food Truck at the Fountain and Fun Fridays in the Park, reportedly both gave […]