Davis addresses civic leaders in annual "State of the City" address; Says Dunwoody should draw more high-profile businesses to vacant office space
Newly elected Mayor Mike Davis sees the business of Dunwoody as business. In his first “State of the City Address,” Davis said he sees no reason that the roughly three-year-old city shouldn’t be able to build on a foundation of companies that already includes the InteContinental Hotels Group, T-Mobile and Allscripts. From high-end residences, to low taxes and good public schools, “we really have everything in place for Fortune 500 companies,” Davis said. Davis, seated on the City Council in January, addressed hundreds of civic leaders Tuesday night inside a large ballroom at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia hotel. Dunwoody’s “State of the City” address has become an anticipated yearly event that’s sponsored by some of the city’s more influential …
New Mayor Mike Davis will talk goals, fiscal responsibility, economic development, smart growth, among other topics.
- Peter Cox
Thursday, February 2, 2012
New Mayor Mike Davis will deliver his state of the city address on Tuesday, Feb. 21, laying out a vision for the city as it takes on issues of zoning, economic development and growth. The thid annual address will be held at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia. According to the city, Davis' speech will focus on new goals and opportunities in 2012, smart growth, fiscal responsibility, economic development and key milestones and projects that will start, continue or finish in 2012. “Beginning the year with a new mayor, new and returning council members and a number of critical objectives, 2012 promises exciting opportunities for the City," said City Manager Warren Hutmacher, in a press release. “At the State of the City address, we not only celebrate …