Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Fulton County Commissioner Bill Edwards didn't like it when fellow Commissioner Liz Hausmann suggested they self report the board for violating the Open Meetings Act.
Although Deputy County Attorney Larry Ramsey Jr. said having four members of the Fulton Board of Commissioners attend a town hall meeting where county business was discussed made it an official meeting, most of the commission didn't want to hear that. Commissioner Liz Hausmann, who asked the board to self report the unintended violation to the Georgia Attorney General's office to protect the county, explained the meeting was adverstised as a town hall meeting to discuss legislation that the Fulton legislative delegation had proposed that puts limits and controls on the commission. "It was advertised as one thing, and three other commissioners showed up. So did the county attorney, county clerk and communications department," Hausmann said…
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Legislation has formed to add more county commission seats in North Fulton. Do you think that would improve the balance of power?
In an effort to give more representation to North Fulton, legislation has been drawn to change the Fulton Commission district lines, which would increase the number of district seats while eliminating an at-large position. State Rep. Lynne Riley (R-Johns Creek) announced HB 171 earlier this year to reflect the changing population in the county. The bill would grant another district seat to North Fulton. At the time, Riley said the county historically has added districts to reflect population increases. She said the map "is fair, complies with constitutional and federal mandates, respects precinct boundaries and communities of interests, and consists of compact districts.” Still, the Fulton County Commission recently voted 5-2 on a …
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Liz Hausmann represents District 3, North Fulton, on the Fulton County Commission.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Fulton County Commissioner Liz Hausmann (District 3) is inviting residents of her district to attend the grand opening of her district office next weekend. Hausmann’s District Office is located at 3155 Royal Drive in Alpharetta, located in the same complex with North Fulton Health Center and offices of the Fulton County Tax Commissioner and Tax Assessors. Fulton County departments will provide information and children’s activities highlighting county services, including the Department of Registration & Elections, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Service, the Department of Water Resources, the Fulton County Arts & Culture Department, the Department of Health Services and the Fulton County Housing & Human Services Department, including the …
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Newly elected Fulton County Commissioner Liz Hausmann and Fulton veteran Tom Lowe, were sworn in to the commission, Wed., Jan. 5. Both commissioners represent parts of Roswell.
Liz Hausmann was sworn in to her new position as District 3 commissioner for Fulton County in front of a packed house gathered yesterday, Jan. 5, at the Fulton Government Service Center in downtown Atlanta. The former Johns Creek City Council member told the audience that she has a "desire to bring good government to Fulton" amidst the many serious issues and decisions facing the county. She stated that, despite running unopposed for the seat vacated by Lynne Riley 47,000 residents voted for her, indicating that North Fulton wants to be represented. Hausmann vacated her Post 5 seat on the Johns Creek City Council in April to run unopposed for the commission seat that Riley had vacated to successfully run for Georgia House District 50. …