Atlanta Forward: Leadership

Fulton County Commission members Liz Hausmann (from left), Emma Darnell, William Edwards, Chair John Eaves, Robb Pitts, Tom Lowe and Joan Garner listen to debate in the Assembly Hall during the commission meeting on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Atlanta. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

Credit: Curtis Compton

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Fulton County Commission members Liz Hausmann (from left), Emma Darnell, William Edwards, Chair John Eaves, Robb Pitts, Tom Lowe and Joan Garner listen to debate in the Assembly Hall during the commission meeting on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Atlanta. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

Credit: Curtis Compton

Credit: Curtis Compton

Thanks to the May 20 primary, the Fulton County Commission will be more Republican will it takes office in January. The dynamics and composition of the board will likely mean new priorities and delivery of services in a county long fractured by a north-south divide. Today, the commission's Democratic chairman and a Republican incumbent board member lay out their expectations for governance in the future. Finally, the Atlanta City Council chairman recaps a recent delegation trip to Philadelphia. » Join the conversation

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