Who is Required to File Who is Required to File


Volunteer City Officials

The ethics law requires two types of board members to file city financial disclosure statements and conflicts of interest disclosure forms: 

Members, whether paid or unpaid, of all city boards, committees, councils, commissions, authorities and other similar bodies created by state law, Charter, ordinance or resolution.  All members are required to file, no matter who appoints or elects them.”

Members appointed by the Mayor, Council, or Council President to other public boards, committees, councils, commissions, and authorities of the city, county, or state. Only board members appointed by the Mayor or City Council are required to file.

City Board Members

All members of the following city boards are required to file because they serve on a city board created by state or
city law:

  • Airport West CID
  • Atlanta Commission on Women
  • Atlanta Development Authority D/B/A Invest Atlanta
  • Atlanta Planning Advisory Board
  • Atlanta Public Safety and Judicial Facilities Authority
  • Atlanta Audit Committee
  • Atlanta Beltline TAD Advisory Committee
  • Atlanta Beltline Affordable Housing Advisory Board 
  • Board of Ethics
  • Board of Zoning Adjustment
  • Campbellton Road TAD Advisory Committee
  • Citizen Review Board
  • Civil Service Board
  • Commission on Aging 
  • Eastside TAD Neighborhood Advisory Board
  • Elected Officials Compensation Board
  • Firefighters Pension Fund Board
  • General Employees Pension Fund Board
  • Hollowell/MLK TAD Advisory Committee
  • Human Relations Board
  • Judicial Commission
  • License Review Board
  • Metropolitan Parkway TAD Advisory Committee
  • Perry-Bolton TAD Neighborhood Advisory Committee
  • Police Officers Pension Fund Board
  • Public Art Advisory Committee
  • SPI-1 Downtown Development Review Committee
  • SPI-9 Buckhead Village District Development Review Committee
  • SPI-12 Buckhead/Lenox Stations District Development Review Committee
  • SPI-15 Lindbergh Development Review Committee
  • SPI-16 Midtown Development Review Committee
  • Stadium Neighborhoods TAD Advisory Committee
  • Tree Conservation Commission
  • Urban Design Commission
  • Water & Sewer Appeal Board
  • Westside TAD Downtown Advisory Committee
  • Westside TAD Neighborhood Advisory Committee
  • WorkSource Atlanta Board
  • Zoning Review Board

City Appointments to Other Public Boards

Only the board members appointed by the Mayor or City Council to the following public boards are required to file:

  • Atlanta Beltline, Inc. 
  • Atlanta Fulton County Land Bank Authority
  • Atlanta Fulton County Library Board
  • Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority
  • Atlanta Housing Authority Board
  • Atlanta Sister Cities Commission
  • Buckhead Community Improvement District
  • Downtown Atlanta Community Improvement District
  • Fulton Atlanta Community Action Authority
  • In Rem Review Board
  • MARTA Board
  • Municipal Market (Sweet Auburn Curb) Board of Directors
  • People TV Board 
  • Piedmont Park Conservancy Board
  • Supplemental Environmental Projects Advisory Committee
  • University Community Development Corporation

Hearing Officers

  • Contract Compliance Hearing Officers
  • Procurement Appeals Hearing Officers
  • Taxicabs & Vehicles for Hire Hearing Officers

NPU Officers

The Code also requires neighborhood planning unit officers to file.  For purposes of the financial disclosure filing requirement, the Board of Ethics has interpreted "NPU officer" to mean the NPU chair and vice chair.

  • Chair, president, or presiding officer
  • Vice chair, vice president, or alternate presiding officer

Executive Directors of City Boards, Commissions, & Authorities

  • Atlanta Development Authority
  • Atlanta Beltline, Inc.
  • McPherson Planning Local Redevelopment Authority
  • Urban Design Commission
  • WorkSource Atlanta
  • Atlanta-Fulton County Water Commission


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