FAQ: What You Should Know About the South Fulton CID’s Plans for a Future Expansion

Apr 28, 2023| 0 Comment
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The South Fulton Community Improvement District (CID) is proposing an expansion of its boundaries to include more commercial properties. Expanding the CID will bring new properties into the fold to bolster the district’s economic potential and logistics. 

What new areas will be included in the CID’s expansion? 

Today, the district comprises portions of Fairburn, Union City, Palmetto, and South Fulton, all located in Fulton County along I-85. The map below shows the general proposed expansion areas within these cities.  

How is the CID expanded?  

Boundaries of a district may be increased pursuant to the following:  

  1. Written consent from a majority of the owners of non-residential property within the area sought to be annexed and which will be subject to taxes, fees, and assessments levied by the board of the district is first obtained;
  2. Written consent of owners of non-residential property, which constitutes at least 75 percent by value of the property. For this purpose, value shall be determined by the most recent approved county ad valorem tax digest;
  3. The adoption of a resolution consenting to the annexation by the board; and
  4. The adoption of a resolution consenting to the annexation by the South Fulton CID Board, if any portion of the district is or is to be in the unincorporated area of Fulton County, and such municipalities as may have an area within the district before or after the annexation.

What is the cost to join? 

Non-residential property owners within the CID pay an additional 3 mills (3 dollars for every $1,000 in assessed property value) of property taxes to fund the CID’s operations. This millage is voted on annually by the CID Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is made up of elected members representing property owners and appointed representatives from Fulton County and the City of South Fulton, City of Palmetto, Union City, and the City of Fairburn. The board is responsible for managing the CID and determining how the funding is used in accordance with State allowable projects. 

How can I Include my property in the expansion? 

The first and most important step that we need is your commitment. Contact us. The CID’s staff will then walk you through the next steps. 

DISTRICT NEWS

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Fairburn Park & Ride Offers Convenience for SR-74, I-85 Commuters

South Fulton commuters headed to work in Atlanta along SR-74 can use the Fairburn Park & Ride to share rides and connect with MARTA bus route 188.

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‘Park & Watch’ Movie Night Attracts SR 74 Commuters to the Fairburn Park & Ride

This summer the South Fulton Community Improvement District (CID) and the City of Fairburn hosted a first-of-its-kind carpool community event that’s generating quite a buzz around the Fairburn Park & Ride commuter lot.

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Sept. 22 | Notice of South Fulton Community Improvement District Election

A Caucus of Electors of the South Fulton Community Improvement District (“CID”) shall be held on May 26, 2023, at Strack Inc., 107 Laser Industrial Court, Fairburn, GA 30213.

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Expansion Is on the Horizon for the South Fulton CID 

The group of commercial property owners known as the South Fulton CID is pursuing an expansion to include more properties in its next wave of progress. 

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Notice of South Fulton Community Improvement District Election

A Caucus of Electors of the South Fulton Community Improvement District (“CID”) shall be held on May 26, 2023, at Strack Inc., 107 Laser Industrial Court, Fairburn, GA 30213.

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