Download a PDF version of the East Cobb Cityhood HB 841-2021.

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

  • Services included in City-Lite approach:
    • Zoning and planning
    • Code enforcement
    • Parks and recreation
  • City Council Structure
    • Six (6) elected members from three (3) posts
    • Each post has two (2) members each. One (1) member from each post must be elected city-wide;
    • By a majority vote, the councilmembers shall elect a councilmember to serve as mayor. The mayor shall serve a two-year term of office.
    • The affirmative vote of four councilmembers shall be required for the adoption of any ordinance, resolution, or motion.
  • 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, and Services Charges. Full detail in Article VI FINANCE

Key Dates:

  • Referendum: November 2022
  • A special election to elect council members, following a YES vote by residents: March 2023