“I have been offered the chance to pursue different professional opportunities that will require a significant amount of my time and attention,” said Mayor Floyd. “Decatur is a wonderfully unique community and it has been an honor and a privilege to serve on the City Commission and to be Mayor.”
Mayor Floyd was elected to the Decatur City Commission in November 1991, served as Mayor pro tem from 1994 1997, and has served as Mayor since 1999. Floyd has served as president of the Georgia Municipal Association, chair of the Metropolitan Atlanta Mayor¹s Association, served on the Executive Committee for the Regional Transportation Sales Tax and on the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Regional Commission. Floyd has been active on numerous boards including the DeKalb Rape Crisis Center and the Decatur Education Foundation.
The article cites a likely special election to be held on March 19th.