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As part of this pilot, 16 Office of Fleet Services employees worked to develop a comprehensive proposal to manage Fleet parts replacement and fulfillment in-house, demonstrating how they could run operations more efficiently and effectively.
After reviewing bids submitted by private companies and identifying the top proposal through the City’s traditional procurement process, as well as reviewing the plan submitted by members of the Office of Fleet Services, an independent consultant and review board recommended that operations remain in-house with the new strategy executed.
Loved up: Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed and former beauty queen Sarah-Elizabeth Langford have revealed they're engaged, just three months after making a splash at the 30th Annual UNCF Mayor's Masked Ball at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta in December (pictured) 'Today, Sarah-Elizabeth Reed and I are blessed to announce the birth of our first child, Maria Kristan Reed,” the mayor said in a statement to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Thursday.
'I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support we have received from our family and friends. As we celebrate our daughter’s birth, we ask that you continue to respect the privacy of our growing family.''I could not feel more blessed that she agreed to marry me, and we look forward to building a family together in the greatest city in America,' Reed, 44, said in a statement announcing his engagement.
Getting hitched: Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed (left) has confirmed he is engaged to Sarah-Elizabeth Langford (center).
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 02/19/2014 News Release City of Atlanta To Work with Google Fiber To Explore Bringing Residents Ultra-High Speed Internet Access ATLANTA - Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that the City of Atlanta is on a short list of cities working with Google to explore the possibility of bringing the ultra-high speed Google Fiber broadband network to the city.
Improving broadband speed and choice for our residents has been a priority for Atlanta for years.
Today’s average American broadband speed is 9.8 Megabits per second.
“City leaders like Mayor Kasim Reed are stepping up to see what they can do to make their cities ready for the fiber-optic networks that are the future.
We look forward to working with Atlanta in the coming months to see if we can build the next chapter of the Internet together, on gigabit speeds.” Starting this week, Google will work closely with Mayor Reed and city leaders on a joint planning process to explore what it would take to build a brand new fiber-optic network capable of delivering these gigabit speeds throughout the City of Atlanta.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed went toe-to-toe Thursday with a Cleveland pastor over Donald Trump’s recent comments that “our African-American communities absolutely in the worst shape they’ve ever been in before, ever, ever, ever.” Reed, a steadfast Hillary Clinton supporter, was paired on CNN with the Rev.