A public forum to discuss the City of Atlanta’s sidewalk maintenance is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, July 17 in the Old Council Chambers at City Hall.
The 6:30-8 p.m. meeting at 55 Trinity Avenue will feature panelists including Council President Ceasar Mitchell, Councilmembers Michael Bond and Kwanza Hall, and Public Works Commissioner Richard Mendoza
It will be moderated by PEDS President and CEO, Sally Flocks, who for years has been critical of poorly maintained sidewalks in the city. Based in Midtown at 1389 Peachtree Street, PEDS is a results-oriented, advocacy organization dedicated to making metro Atlanta safe and accessible for all pedestrians.
Last month, Flocks told the council: “I remember when I was on the Task Force for a Walkable Atlanta back in 2004. We told the mayor we need to get rid of our dysfunctional system. OK, it’s eight