Transparent Diamond Awards

2017 Transparent Diamond Awards
The Board of Ethics and the Ethics Office held the 11th Annual Transparent Diamond Awards ceremony on May 18, 2017 at City Hall. This year, nine city departments and 40 city boards received the Diamond Award for having 100% compliance with the City's financial disclosure filing requirements. To receive the Diamond Award, every required filer in the department, including former employees, must meet the April 1st deadline for filing. In addition, six departments received the Honorable Mention Award for having met the filing requirement before the grace period which ended on April 17.

Watch the Ceremony:  Click here (opens in new page)

Pictured left to right: Board of Ethics member, Todd Gray, presents the 2017 Transparent Diamond Award to Assistant Chief, Byron Kennedy, and Deputy Chief, Chad Jones, on behalf of the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department. 

Diamond Award Recipients

  • Atlanta Fire Rescue Department
  • City Auditor's Office
  • City Council
  • Department of Corrections
  • Department of Finance
  • Department of Law
  • Office of the Solicitor
  • Public Defender's Office
  • WorkSource Atlanta

Honorable Mention Awards

  • Atlanta Information Management (AIM)
  • Atlanta Police Department
  • Department of Aviation
  • Department of Human Resources
  • Department of Procurement
  • Department of Watershed Management

City Boards
40 city boards received certificates for their 100% compliance. To qualify, a board must have at least five members and all of its members must file by the filing deadline.  

• Atlanta Beltline, Inc.

• Atlanta Commission on Women

• Atlanta Development Authority (INVEST Atlanta)

• Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority

• Atlanta Housing Authority Board

• Atlanta Sister Cities Commission

• Audit Committee

• Beltline Design Review Committee

• Board of Ethics

• Board of Zoning Adjustment

• Buckhead Community Improvement District Board

• Campbellton Road TAD Advisory Committee

• Commission on Aging

• DeKalb County Board of Health

• Downtown Atlanta Community Improvement District

• Eastside Tax Allocation District (TAD) Advisory Committee

• Elected Officials Compensation Commission

• Fire Fighters Pension Fund Board

• Fulton County/City of Atlanta Land Bank Authority

• Human Relations Commission

• License Review Board

• Little 5 Points Community Improvement District

• Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA)

• Metropolitan Parkway Tax Allocation District (TAD) Advisory Committee

• Municipal Market Board

• People TV Board

• Perry/Bolton Tax Allocation District (TAD) Advisory Committee

• Piedmont Park Conservancy

• Police Officers Pension Fund Board

• Procurement Appeals Hearing Officers

• Renew Atlanta Infrastructure Bond Technical Advisory Committee

• SPI-1 Downtown Development Review Committee

• SPI-15 Lindbergh Development Review Committee

• SPI-9 Buckhead Village District Development Review Committee

• Stadium Neighborhoods Tax Allocation District (TAD) Advisory Committee

• Taxicabs & Vehicles for Hire Hearing Officer

• Tree Conservation Commission

• University Community Development Corporation

• Water and Sewer Appeals Board

• Zoning Review Board


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