Atlanta City Council Member Natalyn Archibong Sponsoring Community Coat Drive Sunday in Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
District 5 Council member Natalyn Archibong is sponsoring a community coat drive on Sunday, Jan. 17 in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. The event will be held from 1-4 p.m. at the East Lake Family YMCA, 275 Eva Davis Way SE and is for residents of East Lake and surrounding neighborhoods. The number of coats will be limited and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Participants are asked to wear face masks and practice social distancing.
Atlanta City Council
The Atlanta City Council is the chief policy-making body for the City of Atlanta. It acts by considering and enacting all laws that govern the City. The council also approves the operating and capital budgets for the City as recommended by the mayor, and it continually monitors revenues and expenditures for local government operations. The Atlanta City Council reviews and has final say on many land-use and zoning matters. Major economic development projects for the City also fall under the council’s consideration.
The Atlanta City Council is comprised of 12 districts and three at-large posts. Council representatives include: Council President: Felicia A. Moore; District 1: Carla Smith; District 2: Amir Farokhi; District 3: Antonio Brown; District 4: Cleta Winslow; District 5: Natalyn Mosby Archibong; District 6: Jennifer N. Ide; District 7: Howard Shook; District 8: J.P. Matzigkeit; District 9: Dustin Hillis; District 10: Andrea L. Boone; District 11: Marci Collier Overstreet; District 12: Joyce M. Sheperd; Post 1 At-Large: Michael Julian Bond; Post 2 At-Large: Matt Westmoreland; and Post 3 At-Large: Andre Dickens.