Box 3, Folder 16, Document 27

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Memorandum on Reorganization of EOA Board of Directors
The Mayor of Atlanta and the Com1nission e rs of Fulton, Gwinn e tt, and Rockdale
Counties, th e Board of Directors of Economic Opportunity Atlanta, and the Office of
Economic Opportunity have agreed to the following composition of the EOA Board in
order to meet requirements of amendments to the Fed e ral Economic Opportunity Act
governing community action agencies:
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Total number of seats is 39.
2.
Nmnber of s e ats for r e pres e ntativ e s of the poor is 14. (No change.)
One repres e ntativ e is electe d by the poor in each of the fourte e n Neighborhood Servic e Areas into which Atlanta and Fulton, Gwinnett, and Rockdale
Counties are divided.
3.
Number of seats for chi e f e lected officials or their r e pr e s e ntatives is 14.
(Forme r numbe r was 19.)
Representativ e s ar e s e lected by officials or public agencies as follo w s:
Atlanta Mayor and Board of Alderme n
4
Fulton County Commission e rs of Ro a ds and R e v e nues
4
Gwinne tt County Com missione rs of Roads and R e v e nu e s
1
1
Rockd a le County Commission e r of Ro a ds and R e v e nues
Atlanta Board of Education
1
Georgia Com.miss i one r of Labor
1
Atlanta R e gional M e tropolitan Planning Commission
1
Atlanta Community R e lations Commission
1
4.
Numb e r of s e ats for m .ajor private or g ani z ations or inte r e st groups is 11.
(Fo r m e rly, non e w a s s e l e cte d dir e ctly. )
One r e pr e s e nta tiv e is sel e cte d by e ach of th e follo w ing groups:
Atlanta Chamb e r of Comm e rc e
(Busin e ss)
Atlanta F e d e ral E xe cutiv e Boa r d
( Community Support)
Atla nta Univ e rsity C e nte r Co r por a tion
(Educ ation)
Natio na l Allianc e of Bu sin e s sme n, Atla nta
(E m ploy rnent)
M e tropolita n Atl a nta Coun c il for H ea lth
(Health)
Atlanta, G e or g i a L a bor Council AFL-CIO
(Labor)
Commu n ity Counc il of th e Atlan t a Ar ea
(Planning )
Christian Council of M e tropolita n Atla n t a
(R e lig ion)
Comm.unity Che st of M e tropolita n Atlanta
(Social S e r v ice)
(S e l e cte d throu g h County Com mission e rs)
(Gwinne tt S e rvic e s)
(S e l e cte d t hr oug h County Commis .;; i o n e r)
(Roc k d a l e S e rvic e s)
5.
R e presentat i v e s o f th e po o r s erve f o r t erms to w hi c h e l e cte d, w ith n ew
e l ectio n s to b e h e ld i n D e c e m b e r, 19 69 , fo r t e rm s b e g i nn i ng J anu ary 1, 19 7 0 .
Publi c r e pres e nta tives and p riva t e gro u p represen t a tiv e s are s e l ec t e d for
t e rm s b eg inn i ng J u l y 1, 19 69, w i th r e appointment o r re plac eme n t in D e c emb er ,
19 69, for o n e - y e ar t e rms b e g i nning J anuary 1, 19 70.
(Former number was 33.)
Bo i sfe uill e t J o ne s
EOA B o a rd Cha ir man
J un e 16, 19 6 9

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