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Community Improvement District sought for Clayton County — again

26 June, 2015 by Nickel Works in Blog
Business owners in the Phoenix Boulevard area are willing to pay extra taxes to see an improvement in their region — despite previous problems with this process. Steve Bearman, whose company owned property in the area, said his and other businesses put out a request for proposal for a ... read more...

Community Improvement District potentially in planning for Clayton County

26 June, 2015 by Nickel Works in Blog
Business owners in the Phoenix Boulevard area have decided they are potentially willing to pay a higher tax to see economic improvement there. Steve Bearman, whose company owned property in the area, said his and other businesses came together to put out a request for proposal for a consultant ... read more...
Consultant, business owner share excitement over Airport South CID with Clayton County Chamber of Commerce members

Consultant, business owner share excitement over Airport South CID with Clayton County Chamber of Commerce members

26 June, 2015 by Nickel Works in Blog
Consultant Nicole Hall assured a room full of Clayton County Chamber of Commerce members they should see attractive improvements in the Phoenix Boulevard area as early as 2016. Those improvements will be courtesy of one of Hall’s favorite topics of discussion — a new Community Improvement ... read more...

Clayton County property owners forming Airport South CID

26 June, 2015 by Nickel Works in Blog
A new Community Improvement District (CID) south of the Airport will soon join Metro Atlanta’s 20 existing CIDs. OA Development and Ackerman & Co., both with ownership interests in the proposed area, are spearheading the effort to establish a CID. Nickel Works Consulting, lead by Nicole ... read more...

Airport-area CID effort underway in Clayton

26 June, 2015 by Nickel Works in Blog
Business owners on the Clayton County side of the Atlanta airport said Wednesday they are working to establish a self-taxing group to address infrastructure and other community improvement efforts. Developers including Ackerman & Co. and OA Development are leading an effort to form the ... read more...

Clayton County to experience first Community Improvement District

2 June, 2015 by Nickel Works in Blog
The Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to create Clayton County’s first Community Improvement District. The election of the board of directors for the CID will take place June 29 at Omnitech Institute in College Park in classroom 4. The Clayton Airport South Community Improvement ... read more...

Area Leaders to Study Challenges, Opportunities Facing Atlanta Region

29 August, 2014 by Nickel Works in Blog
The Atlanta Regional Commission has selected 56 public, private and nonprofit leaders from the metro Atlanta area to study the region’s major opportunities and challenges during the 25th annual Regional Leadership Institute (RLI). RLI is a weeklong leadership immersion program in which ... read more...
Airport West CID Names Board, Paves Way for Other Districts

Airport West CID Names Board, Paves Way for Other Districts

29 July, 2014 by Nickel Works in Blog
After being stalled by procedural delays at the Fulton County tax commissioner’s office late last year, a joint effort by property owners to spruce up one airport-area community is finally up and running.  The Airport West Community Improvement District has named its first board of directors ... read more...
Airport West Community Improvement District now operational

Airport West Community Improvement District now operational

25 July, 2014 by Nickel Works in Blog
ATLANTA — The Airport West Community Improvement District is now operational. It’s directed by leaders who are ready to deliver substantial area enhancements, officials said. The CID recently completed one of its first official acts – election of organizational leadership and officers. The ... read more...