City of South Fulton Calendar (Feb. 20— Feb. 26)

Whether you want to get to know your mayoral and city council candidates better or participate in forums that will help shape the future of the new city, we’ve got you covered. Below is a list of upcoming events to help you stay in the loop and engaged. To review last week’s event list, click here.

Conversation, Cocktails and Fundraiser for Kenneth F. Joe, Sr.

Monday, February 20 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.

St. James Live, 3220 Butner Road, Suite 240, Atlanta

Residents are invited for a meet and greet with District 2’s Kenneth F. Joe, Sr.

Voter Registration Deadline for March Special Elections

Tuesday, February 21

Multiple Locations and Online

The deadline to register to vote in the March 21st Special Elections is Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Online voter registration is available, which allows applicants with a valid Georgia Driver’s License or a Georgia Identification Card to complete the entire process online. Click here for more information.

(If you are already registered to vote in your City of South Fulton District, no action is required.)

District 3 City Council Candidate Forum

Tuesday, February 21 at 6:00 p.m.

Welcome All Park, Arts Room, 4255 Will Lee Road, College Park

Residents are encouraged to come out and bring their neighbors to learn more about District 3’s candidates.

Fulton County Community Zoning Board Public Hearing

Tuesday, February 21 at 6:30pm

South Service Center, 5600 Stonewall Tell Road, College Park

A public hearing is scheduled regarding a church expansion at 4141 Old Fairburn Road, a basketball facility at Gwendolyn Drive and C-1 permitted uses at 5140 Old National Hwy. Click here for the memorandum.

Camp Creek Business Association Mayoral Candidates Forum

Tuesday, February 21 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

St. James Live, 3220 Butner Road, Suite 240, Atlanta

Residents are invited to come out and get to know the candidates and ask them questions. Click here for more info.

Cliftondale Community Club Candidate Forum (District 2)

Tuesday, February 21 at 6:30 p.m.

Stonewall Tell Elementary School, 3310 Stonewall Tell Road, College Park

The Cliftondale Community Club will host its first city council candidate forum for District 2.

Governor’s Commission on the City of South Fulton Townhall Meeting

Tuesday, February 21 at 7:00 p.m.

Open Word Christian Ministry, 6230 Hwy 92, Fairburn

This is the second townhall meeting held by the commission. It is open to the public and will begin with the introduction of commission members followed by a formal discussion on the status of the Transition Process. Additional meetings will be scheduled in the coming weeks. For more information, email cityofsouthfulton@gmail.com.

Educational Community Forum

Wednesday, February 22 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Friendship Community Church, 4141 Old Fairburn Road, College Park

The Friendship Community Church’s Social Action Ministry to host a forum on improving community schools with special guests Fulton County Superintendent Jeff Rose and board of education members.

15th Annual South Metro Development Outlook Conference

Thursday, February 23 from 7:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Georgia International Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Concourse, College Park

SMDO serves as a platform to convene elected officials and industry professionals with a common interest in examining and discussing relevant growth-related issues in the southern crescent. Tickets are $75. For more info, visit http://southmetrooutlook.com.

All Politics Is Local: Community Meet and Greet

Thursday, February 23 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Georgia International Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Concourse, College Park

Several Greek letter organizations are joining forces to host a Candidate Meet & Greet for ALL City of South Fulton citizens. Both the event and parking are FREE. Click here for more information.

City of South Fulton Forum

Thursday, February 23 from 6:30p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

World Changers Church International, Youth Experience Building, 2500 Burdett Road, College Park

The Old National Merchants Association will host a forum for all to come out and learn how future leaders’ plans will impact area homes, schools, businesses and taxes.

South Fulton City Mayoral Candidate Forum (The Coffee Group)

Thursday, February 23 at 7:00 p.m.

Midway Baptist Church, 2280 Godby Road, Atlanta

The Coffee Group will host a mayoral candidate forum. The group is comprised of individuals with experiences in community and government public policy analysis and implementation, including Richard Rose, president of the NAACP’s Atlanta Chapter. For questions, contact aaron@aarongroup.us.

Bike Tour of South Fulton District 6 with Charlean Parks

Saturday, February 25 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Walmart, 6149 Old National Hwy, College Park

District 6’s Charlean Parks will be stopping at several locations in the district to meet with residents. Including:

  • Walmart @ 10:00am
  • Marshalls Plaza @ 10:30am
  • Pinetree Neighborhood Block Party @ 11:00am
  • Dunkin Donuts @12:30pm
  • Kroger @ 1:00pm

A bike is not required for this event.

Future of South Fulton Forum #2

Saturday, February 25 at 11:00 a.m.

New Life Presbyterian Church, 6600 Old National Hwy., College Park

Black Lives Matter activist KHALID (District 6) & Progressive Police Officer Mark Baker (District 7) will host a “radical Forum that goes beyond stump speeches & soundbites to have hard conversations about rebuilding our community; and share innovative, best practices used by award-winning cities around the country.” For more information, visit www.khalidcares.com.

District 4 Mayoral and City Council Candidate Debate

Saturday, February 25 from 11:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m. /3:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.

Langston Hughes High School, 7501 Hall Road, Fairburn

Hosted by the Friends of District 4, the event will take place in two sessions. The city council debate will take place from 11am — 1pm and the mayoral forum debate will take place from 3pm-5pm. To submit questions in advance, email D4Debate@gmail.com. Click here for more info.

Community Meet and Greet Hosted by Rafer Johnson

Saturday, February 25 from 12:00 p.m. — 1:30 p.m.

Cuchifritos Food Truck, Spring Valley Way Road, South Fulton

Mayoral candidate Rafer Johnson invites residents to bring their appetite and neighbors. The meet and greet will provide attendees with an opportunity to share their dreams and concerns with the candidate.

Reminder! Early voting begins on February 27 at South Fulton Service Center and Wolf Creek Library. Additionally, mark your calendars for March 2 when Commissioners Marvin Arrington and Emma Darnell will host a meeting to provide updates on the City of South Fulton. Click here for more info.

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