Tim Lee is Cobb County’s Commission Chairman, a position he’s held since he was elected in July 2010. Lee seeks re-election to the seat and is running against three opponents in the July 31 Republican primary: Bill Byrne, Mike Boyce and Larry Savage.
What is something that you’ve accomplished as Cobb County Commission Chairman that you’re most proud of?
The most significant thing that I’m proud of is that I was able to develop a budget that reduced spending, reduced the number of employees, was balanced, was fiscally responsible, was fiscally sustainable and as a result earned the affirmation of the three ratings agents as they reaffirmed our triple-triple-A rating. As you know the triple-triple-A is a factor that helps the chairman’s interest rates, but it’s also an affirmation that our financial policies and procedures and budgeting are in fact sound, solid,