“It’s not that I don’t care about that issue, but that issue is mute right now,” said Bauman.
The landlord-tenant eviction calendar in Fulton County Superior Court has been suspended until April 13 due to the coronavirus.
Separately, Council members voted to extend the due date for business license fees. The due date for businesses to pay their occupational tax to the city was extended from March 31 to May 31.
In other business, City Council approved the purchase of 6.58 acres of land on North Island Ferry Road adjacent to the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. The property was bought at a price of $750,000 for future park use.
On Wednesday, Sandy Springs issued a request for proposals for a consultant to provide a housing assessment for Sandy Springs. The study will examine existing housing conditions, demographics and unmet housing needs, officials said.
“This assessment has been characterized as an affordable housing study,” said Paul. “It’s really looking at the total housing picture in Sandy Springs to determine what we have, what we don’t have, where the gaps are and then that will guide future policy-making decisions by this body.”