Sandy Springs saw its first mayoral veto in its six-year existence Tuesday when Mayor Eva Galambos quashed a move by the City Council to spend $17,146 to add part-time arborist/landscape architect positions to the Community Development work staff.
The mayor characterized the March 20 action as "micromanagement," and said the City Council bypassed the city manager in its drive to improve the permitting process for new construction.
It was all for naught, though. Minutes later, council members voted 5-1 to override the veto.
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