ARC’s Annual Work Program and Budget

Since 1947, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) and its predecessor agencies have developed a framework of plans and programs that have fostered the Atlanta region’s positive development and ensured a high quality of life. From creating the first parallel runway plan in the U.S., which led to the most traveled airport in the world, to protecting the region’s major water source, the Chattahoochee River, regional initiatives have shaped our present and will continue to mold our future.

ARC’s Strategic Plan serves as a framework to guide both current and future board members and staff in focusing resources and efforts most efficiently on the region’s most critical needs. The Strategic Plan defines ARC’s purpose, vision, mission, values, core policies, objectives and strategies.

The Work Program and Budget align with and detail delivery of ARC’s Strategic Framework. Further guidance and aspirational direction is drawn from the update to The Atlanta Region’s Plan, which was adopted in 2020.

2021 Strategy – Annual Work Program & Budget

The 2021 Work Program and Budget is ARC’s proposed official policy regarding allocation of financial and staff resources during 2021. During its development, it was submitted for review by proposed funding agencies to secure their agreement to finance appropriate parts of the program. The adopted Work Program and Budget represents only those funding agreements presently in place or anticipated during the year.


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NOTICE: Gov. Brian Kemp has extended a public health emergency declaration and a statewide shelter-in-place order for older adults and medically fragile residents through June 12.

The Atlanta Regional Commission office at 229 Peachtree Street, NE Atlanta, is closed to the public until further notice. All employees are working remotely and conducting business operations. ARC employees can be contacted directly during normal business hours. However, if you need immediate assistance call 404-463-3100.

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