“My opinion is that there’s certainly the potential for litigation, certainly,” said Jerolyn Ferrari, a county attorney. “I believe litigation is anticipated.”
A spokesperson for Atlanta said previously that she had no comment on the city’s annexation attempt.
The 7.5-square-mile Fulton Industrial area is the last remaining unincorporated piece of Fulton County, and both Atlanta and the new city of South Fulton would like the area within their boundaries.
Gil Prado, executive director of the Fulton Industrial Community Improvement District, said the area has a payroll of more than $1 billion and brings in about $18 million to $19 million in property taxes to Fulton County.
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