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…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Commissioner Liz Hausmann said she was in favor of legislation by Alpharetta, Milton and Johns Creek lawmakers that also would redraw commission district lines that would add another North Fulton member.
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners voted today to oppose temporarily capping the county's property tax millage rate, doubling the homestead exemption rate and giving North Fulton more representation on the commisson. Liz Hausmann is the only commissioner who solely represents North Fulton. Commissioner Tom Lowe's district extends from Roswell south until it's well inside the perimeter. Hausmann, the District 3 commissioner, voted against the resolution. "I am in favor of the proposed new commission districts as it brings additional representation to North Fulton that is long overdue, and complies with the important concept of one man one vote," said Hausmann, the District 3 Commissioner. "I also think the legislation that provides …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
The city will renovate the historic Hopwell House for its use as a community center.
Milton will be getting a new senior center with $295,000 in funds from Fulton County, thanks to Commissioner Liz Hausmann. Hausmann's action put the funds into the county budget for operations of a Milton Senior Center, saying it will add much-needed senior services in North Fulton. "I am glad to have this opportunity to add to the quality of life for older adults living in the Milton community. There is definitely an unmet need for quality senior programming. The city has offered the historic Hopewell House for the Milton Senior Center. The house dates back to the 1800s, with documentation back to the 1830s, and some evidence for the 1820s. Funds to renovate the building will come from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development. …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Fulton Commissioner Liz Hausmann nominates Johns Creek resident to position.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners has confirmed Johns Creek resident Steve Broadbent to the Fulton County Development Authority. Broadbent was nominated by District 3 Commissioner Liz Hausmann, also a Johns Creek resident. Broadbent has had a distinguished career in both business and public service, including 22 years in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserves. He currently serves as a managing director with Fulcrum Partners, a benefits consulting firm. He also served in several roles with AT&T, in Virginia and Atlanta. From 1989 to 1993, Broadbent served as Deputy Assistant Secretary to the U.S. Department of the Treasury. In this role he was responsible for developing and implementing the strategic plan to integrate information …
Sunday, June 17, 2012
The District 3 Commissioner had to hold constituent meetings at coffee shops and restaurants in North Fulton before this.
Fulton County Commissioner Liz Hausmann didn't hold an open house just to show local residents her new office. She also wanted their blood. The District 3 Commissioner said the area has a severe shortage of blood, so she arranged for an American Red Cross bloodmobile to be outside of her office for the 4-hour festival that accompanied her open house. "I want to raise awareness of the critical shortage of blood this summer," she said. Contact the Red Cross to help them, she said, because it's a critical need in the summer months. Most Fulton County agencies were represented at the event, including the Fulton Tax Commissioner's office, Fulton County Registration and Elections and the Fulton County Youth Commission. "I think it's very …
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Liz Hausmann will hold a grand opening and a community open house today, June 16.
Fulton County Commissioner Liz Hausmann would appreciate it if you'd give some blood at the grand opening of her District 3 office today, June 16. She's got the American Red Cross Bloodmobile coming for the Community Open House. The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with an official ribbon cutting scheduled for 10 a.m. Commissioner Hausmann’s District Office is located at 3155 Royal Drive, Alpharetta, GA, 30022, 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 …
Friday, May 4, 2012
The North Fulton Commissioner asks her South Fulton counterpart to stop disrespecting her and staff, while Darnell says South Fulton voters can't be told what is good for them.
UPDATED 6:35 P.M.: Fulton County Commissioner Liz Hausmann wants her counterpart, Emma Darnell, to show her and county staff some respect, rather than continue to pit North and South Fulton against each other. A two-minute excerpt of the more than 26 minutes of discussion on the Transportation Investment Act of 2012 is embedded with this article. Visit the Fulton County website to view the entire discussion, or the entire archived meeting video. Hausmann sent District 5 Commissioner Darnell a letter today, May 4, two days after words were exchanged during a discussion on the T-SPLOST amendment. After receiving a copy of the letter, Darnell responded that no politican can tell residents what is good for them. "No politician, including …