In response to inquiries from citizens, Fulton County has received an update regarding service delivery at Northside Hospital Behavioral Health Center from Mr. Jim Newton, Manager of Behavioral Health Services at Northside. Mr. Newton has assured the County that there has been no decision made by Northside to change behavioral health service delivery options. The services provided through the VISTA program are expected to continue.
South Fulton residents take advantage of pet adoption and pet services at¬†South Fulton‚Äôs Canine Crossing
Despite the morning clouds and a chance of rain, South Fulton residents came out in numbers Saturday, May 22, 2010 to the First Annual Pet Adoption Festival at Canine Crossing.¬† The event was sponsored by FultonCountyParks and Recreation along with Fulton County Animal Control Services.
Fulton County Fights Smog With ‚ÄúNo Idling‚ÄĚ Policy As metro Atlanta‚Äôs annual smog season begins, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners is taking steps to reduce air pollution from county vehicles. The Board recently¬†adopted a ‚Äúno idling‚ÄĚ policy that directs drivers of Fulton County‚Äôs fleet vehicles to turn off their engines , instead of allowing them to idle.¬†
At its January 20 meeting, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved the FY2010 General Fund Final Budget.¬† The BOC affirmed its commitment to Fulton County citizens and, for the fourth year in a row, did not raise the millage rate.
Fulton County officials are anticipating an increase in building permit requests due to the destruction from the recent flooding. Fulton County officials would like to ask building inspectors and general contractors to be mindful of the state laws that apply to your business activities.
Fulton County has received $711,167 in Community Development Block Grant funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act stimulus package. The primary emphasis of this program is to focus activities in areas where maximum economic benefit can be achieved and where temporary or permanent jobs can be created through the use of these funds. The CDBG-R was submitted to HUD on June 5 as outlined in the Public Notice.