Posts tagged with "Bob Wilson"

Decatur Schools won’t release sales agreement for property purchase

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 23, 2015

This story has been updated.  Transparency advocates say more sunshine is needed on Decatur School Board’s recent decision to go under contract to purchase property for a new school. has also taken the unusual step of filing a complaint with the state Attorney General’s Office over City Schools of Decatur’s refusal to turn over […]

City Schools of Decatur Board will consider formal request for bond as hunt for real estate heats up

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 11, 2015

The Decatur School Board will meet on May 12 and consider making a formal request for a bond referendum. According to the agenda for the May 12 City Schools of Decatur Board of Education meeting, board members will consider asking taxpayers to borrow $75 million by issuing bonds. The bonds would pay for school construction to […]

Avondale attorneys: Ethics complaint is ‘ridiculous,’ ‘illogical,’ ‘absurd’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 11, 2015

The Avondale Estates Ethics Board hasn’t met to consider a complaint filed against the city’s commissioners, but the city’s attorneys are already weighing in. City Manager Clai Brown today released an opinion authored by city attorneys Bob Wilson and Stephen Quinn regarding the ethics complaint filed by attorney Joe Mandarino. The earliest the Ethics Board could […]

Attorney: City not responsible for DDA records

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 12, 2014

The City of Avondale Estates Downtown Development Authority meets at city hall and has the power to borrow money, execute contracts and purchase property to promote redevelopment. Its members are appointed by the city’s mayor and board of commissioners. But the city has provided confusing information about who is responsible for keeping DDA records. While […]

Decatur Schools Attorney says AG hid document

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 19, 2014

City Schools of Decatur attorney Bob Wilson is calling out state Attorney General Sam Olens for not turning over a memo that alleged Gov. Nathan Deal’s staff tried to tamper with an ethics investigation in 2012. In the memo, state Ethics Commission Director Holly LaBerge said that Deal’s office tried to quash ethics charges against the governor […]

Decatur School Board attorney donates $25k fee

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 8, 2014

The City Schools of Decatur Board of Education on July 8 approved contracts to begin renovations of Renfroe Middle and Decatur High. The school system borrowed $18 million in certificates of participation money, referred to as COPs, to pay for the projects. School Board Attorney Bob Wilson handled some of the work related to borrowing the […]

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