April 2017  

  • Adoption of the City Charter
  • All Fulton County ordinances were adopted
  • City entered into franchise agreements with Georgia Power, Greystone Power, and Comcast
  • Council placed a 90-day moratorium on the issuance of alcohol license permits and zoning applications
  • Key Hire & Appointments: City Clerk, Interim City Manager, Interim City Attorney, and Deputy City Clerk
  • Swearing-in of Mayor and City Council

May 2017

  • Council authorized the City to enter into an InterGovernmental Agreement (IGA) with Fulton County for essential services-Police, Fire, Public Works, Parks and Recreation
  • First Proclamation presented by the Council to the Governor's Transition Commission
  • Key Hires: Chief Financial Officer, Controller, Deputy Director Human Resources, Assistant to the City Manager
  • Launched city website: www.cityofsouthfultonga.gov
  • May 1, 2017: The First official day as the City of South Fulton. Staff moved into City Hall at 5440 Fulton Industrial Boulevard

June 2017

  • City Council approved pension and health benefits package for employees
  • City Council participated in their first retreat with Clarification and Mediation, Inc.
  • Human Resources conducted the first employee orientation for the new city
  • Key Hire: Director of Human Resources, Assistant Clerk, and Executive Assistant to Mayor
  • Mayor and Council attended the Georgia Municipal Association Convention in Savannah, GA

July 2017

  • City Council established the Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and the Board of
  • City Council participated in a strategic planning session with Carl Vinson Institute of Government
  • Code Enforcement: Six employees transitioned to Planning and Community Development Services from Fulton Company

August 2017

  • August 8, 2017: First 100 Days as a city
  • Business License and Tax transitioned three employees from Fulton County
  • City of South Fulton participated in the national Number CityHallSelfie Day Campaign
  • The Consulate-General of Japan visited City Hall
  • Council authorized the City to enter into an InterGovernmental Agreement (IGA) with the Fulton County Tax Commissioner to collect City of South Fulton taxes
  • Key Hires: Communications and External Affairs Director, Purchasing Manager, Director Community Development Services, City Engineer, Transitioned 16 Code Enforcement officers
  • Presentation from Connect South Fulton
  • Presentation on Fulton County Transit Master Plan and TSPLOST Project
  • Social Media platforms launched: Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook

September 2017

  • September 19, 2017: Tiffany Carter Sellers appointed and confirmed as the city's first Municipal Court Judge
  • Key Hires: Municipal Court Administrator, Clerk of Court, Two Senior Court Clerks

November 2017 

  • City Council voted to change the City's name from City of South Fulton to Renaissance
  • More than 100 Fulton County Police Officers took the Oath of Service to protect and serve the City of South Fulton