WHEREAS, the 2015 Georgia General Assembly Legislative Session begins on January 23, 2015 to consider important legislative matters of the state; and
WHEREAS, the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce is concerned with legislative matters at the state level which have an impact on the governmental operations of the City of Dunwoody; and
WHEREAS, it is appropriate for the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce to adopt legislative priorities to present to its representatives in the General Assembly; and
WHEREAS, the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce has identified a number of important legislative items that may be considered by the state legislature in the upcoming year including opportunities to enhance and improve K-12 Educational opportunities; and
WHEREAS, HR 4 is a proposed amendment to the Constitution so as to authorize any municipality to establish individually or collectively by local law an independent school system; to provide for related matters; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejections; and for other purposes.
WHEREAS, adoption of HR 4 will empower City officials, staff, and representatives to advocate on the City’s behalf, before and to members of the state legislature on such educational values and goals which are most feasible, urgent and/or of the highest importance.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED AND EFFECTIVE this 23rd day of January, 2015 that the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce of the City of Dunwoody commit its support of HR 4.
Brent Morris, 2014-2015 Chair of the Board
Stephanie Snodgrass, President & CEO