Local Issues

Atlanta City Council Adopts BeltLine Legislation

March 30, 2021

During the March 15, Atlanta City Council meeting, Council members also approved the Atlanta Beltline Special Services District. This ordinance determines the districts’ boundaries and defines its purpose. In addition to establishing the Special Services District, the Council also approved an ordinance which provides the authority for an additional ad valorem tax at the rate of 2 mills on every $1,000.00 or any part thereof of taxable real property (Commercial property) within the Atlanta Beltline Special Service District.  Proceeds from this tax will provide the necessary local government services relating to, and for the completion of, the Beltline trail corridor.

For specific information regarding the details of each of these ordinances, please refer to the links below:

Establishing the district - No. 21-O-0049
Agreement for bonds - No. 21-O-0048
Ad valorem tax - No. 21-O-0052

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