Posts tagged with "The Art of Community"

‘Aggressive’ timeline set for Decatur’s diversity plan

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 21, 2015

Decatur’s City Commission approved an agreement with a consultant to develop a plan to address issues surrounding the city’s dwindling diversity. The plan is expected to be completed by December. The agreement with The Art of Community to develop a Community Action Plan will cost $109,000, which includes a $25,000 grant from the Community Foundation for […]

Decatur considering $100,000 for creation of Community Action Plan

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 20, 2015

The creation of a plan to address concerns about decreasing diversity in the city of Decatur is expected to cost upwards of $100,000. Part of that would be funded by a $25,000 grant from the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. The rest of the funding is in the city’s current budget, according to a memo […]

Decatur City Manager explains ‘Art’ preference

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 11, 2014

Decatur’s City Commission recently considered spending $25,000 to start a city-wide conversation about compassion and diversity. The commission backed away from that idea after two commissioners – Fred Boykin and Scott Drake – started asking questions about it.  City staff selected The Art of Community without a public bid process, because the work is considered a professional […]

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