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    Economy

    South Fulton Neighborhoods

    Neighborhoods are the jewels of our city, I will work to ensure that we provide safe and vibrant communities for residents to thrive.

    Economic Development

    Economic Development in the City of South Fulton is key to driving economic growth.  Strong economic development opportunities are critical for job creation, industry diversity, business expansion and retention, increased tax revenue and an improved quality of life for our residents.

    Housing

    Quality housing remains at the forefront of my priorities for the City of South Fulton.   I will continue to work with our staff on creating zoning ordinances, building codes, permitting processes, property tax abatements, and federal, state, and local housing subsidies. We will also continue to engage the private and nonprofit sectors as key partners.

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    Public Safety

    Law Enforcement

    In the City of South Fulton, we take crime in our communities seriously.  I will work with our public safety personnel to aggressively reduce crime, increase the number of POST Certified Police Officers, ensure officers have the most up-to-date equipment, increase community policing, provide competitive salaries in alignment with others in the region.

    Fire Department Resources

    We appreciate our Fire Department for keeping us safe. I will continue to seek resources to invest in new and improved Fire Stations, updated equipment and equitable salaries.

    Public Safety Center

    I am aggressively pursuing a state-of-the art facility to house our Police, Fire, and Judicial System.  Our goal is to improve our safety delivery strategy while making it accessible to to community.  Community rooms will also be made available for HOA meetings.

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    COVID-19

    Funding

    The COVID-19 pandemic has placed a strain on the health and economy of the City of South Fulton.  As Mayor, I will continue to seek resources for COVID-19 response and relief.

    Vaccine Sites

    To stop the spread of COVID-19, I will continue to ensure that testing and vaccination sites are readily available and located throughout the City of South Fulton.

    Re-Opening Businesses

    Our business community is vital to the economy. As Mayor, my goal is to re-open our economic engines to ensure business growth, profitability, and re-hiring our workforce.  I will continue to work with our business community to establish protocols for businesses to safely re-open.

    Service. Leadership. Experience.

    VOTE FOR WILLIAM "BILL" EDWARDS.

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    22 August 2020
    7.30 PM
    Benefit Teragram Hall
    395 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY

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    About Mayor Edwards

    The FIRST Mayor of South Fulton

    Bill Edwards conducted South Fulton’s first City Council meeting the same day he was sworn into office. During the meeting, he approved the hiring of an Interim City Manager, City Clerk and Interim County Attorney. For fourteen years, he tirelessly served the citizens of South Fulton as District 7 Commissioner, representing the residents of unincorporated South Fulton and Southwest Fulton, College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Union City, Palmetto, Chattahoochee Hills and a portion of Southwest Atlanta.

    He is an illustrious member of the Morehouse College Class of 1972, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and a 1980 graduate of Atlanta School of Law. He is also a member of Cascade United Methodist Church.

    Mayor Edwards is the proud father of three adult children, William Jr., Erika and Johnishia, and the grandfather of Sierra, William III, Morgan and McKenzie, Jamiah, Wesley, and Lillian.

    14 years as District 7 Commissioner

    Morehouse College Class of 1972

    30+ Year Resident of South Fulton

    2017 Man of Distinction

    14 years as District 7 Commissioner

    Morehouse College Class of 1972

    30+ Year Resident of South Fulton

    2017 Man of Distinction

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