Access up to date information on HB - 841, a bill to incorporate the City of East Cobb directly at the link below to the Georgia General Assembly website.

Georgia Assembly - HB 841

https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/60811

 

Here is a quick overview of the bill for the City of East Cobb:

  • Map - LINK
  • Feasibility Study - LINK
  • Services included:
    • Zoning and planning
    • Code enforcement
    • Parks and recreation
    • Public Safety (Police and Fire Services)
    • Road Maintenance
  • City Council Structure
    • One (1) mayor elected city-wide
    • Six (6) elected members from three (3) posts
    • Each post has two (2) members each. Both members from each post must reside in the post and be elected city-wide
  • Finance:
    • The city council by ordinance shall establish a millage rate for the city property tax which shall not exceed 1 mil
    • Other revenues such as Occupational & Business taxes, Licenses; Permits; Fees, Franchises Fees, and Services Charges. Full detail in Article VI FINANCE

Key Dates:

  • Referendum: May 2022

Referendum Question:

Q: Shall the Act incorporating the City of East Cobb in Cobb County according to the charter contained in the Act be approved?

A: Yes or No