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City of Atlanta Launches ATL311

 

Innovative cloud-based system will improve customer service

Mayor Kasim Reed, Chief Operating Officer Michael Geisler, Deputy Chief Operating Officer Kristin Wilson and other city officials launched ATL311, the city’s first non-emergency customer service center.  Accessible by phone, online and through all mobile platforms, ATL311 provides the public with quick, easy access to government services and information.  The City of Atlanta is one of the first major cities to implement a cloud-based 3-1-1, customer relationship management (CRM) system that can be scaled and shared with other cities.

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Trees Atlanta Branches Outside The Perimeter

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Trees Atlanta Branches Outside The Perimeter

Non-Profit Citizens’ Group Reaches Out to Dunwoody Community

Trees Atlanta, a local non-profit citizens’ group, will be back for its second tree planting in Dunwoody on Saturday, November 1st in Brook Run Park located at 4770 North Peachtree Road Dunwoody, GA 30338. Trees Atlanta invites you to branch out and help plant over 200 shade trees from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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Trees Atlanta has joined the ZERO, Clean Fleet Program

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As part of the commitment to promoting sustainability and social responsibility, Trees Atlanta has joined the ZERO, Clean Fleet Program. We go the extra mile and measure the carbon emissions of each vehicle in our fleet and follow strict protocols to neutralize these emissions by investing in local green-scape and other certified alternative energy projects that offset 110% of our carbon dioxide emissions. It is our goal to not only become carbon neutral, but to also improve our community. As a ZERO Certified Clean Fleet we’re demonstrating our commitment to improving both our local environment and supporting alternative energy initiatives. For more information please visit http://www.ZEROfuel.com.

Ericka Davis Joins Atlanta Beltline, Inc. as Communications and Media Relations Director

Eicka Davis, Altanta Beltline Communciations DirectorAtlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) has announced the hiring of Ericka Davis as Director of Communications. In this capacity, Ms. Davis will direct all aspects of ABI’s multi-channel communications strategy and manage media relations for the organization. Ms. Davis joins ABI from her most recent position as Director of Communications and Customer Service for Fulton County Government. She brings more than 20 years of experience in the public sector to this role.

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Georgia World Congress Center Becomes World’s Largest LEED Certified Convention Center

Georgia World Congress Center Becomes World’s Largest LEED Certified Convention CenterThe Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) was recently awarded LEED Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a rating system for the design, operation and maintenance of green buildings. The GWCC is now the world’s largest LEED certified convention center. With 3.9 million square feet, the GWCC is also the 14th largest LEED certified building in the world.

The facility, located in downtown Atlanta, first opened in 1976 with a total of 750,000 square feet. The fourth and final phase of construction of the building was completed in 2002 bringing the total square footage up to the current 3.9 million, including 1.4 million of exhibit space.

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