11:49 am December 1, 2009, by jgalloway
Georgia Conservancy is sending word of an intriguing Election Day development over at Atlanta City Hall.
The group has been working with city officials, architects, the Urban Land Institute and other professionals for an updated building code that emphasizes conservation – especially when it comes to water.
See a version of the Sustainable Building Ordinance by clicking here.
Word is that Jim Maddox, the longest-serving member of City Council, whose term expires this year, will offer an amendment this afternoon to make compliance voluntary. In other words, a gutting is afoot.
What’s significant is that the committee considering the item includes both Mary Norwood and Ceasar Mitchell, both of whom are on today’s ballot.
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