Diane Bell


District 7 Commissioner
Represents 5-Points, Milledge Circle, S. Milledge, Westview and Riverbend areas.
706-548-0314
diane.bell@athensclarkecounty.com

 

Professional and Civic Experience
Owner and hair stylist at A Flair with Hair
Five Points Business Association, President 2011-2014
Project Selection Committee, SPLOST 2000-2014

Party Affiliation
Primary Ballots: Often takes Democratic primary ballots, but not exclusively.
Donations: Donated to Hillary Clinton (D) in 2016.
Fundraising: On the fundraising committee of Houston Gaines (R) in 2017.

Inferred Party: Unclear

Diane Bell has failed her constituents in 5-Points

red x  Issues: Affordable Housing

Voted YES on re-zoning Mitchell Street without using the county’s leverage to ask for some affordable units in the new development.

question-p  Issues: Living Wages

Where does she stand?

Voting Record

  • 2017
    Moratorium on Downtown Development: YES
    Progress on Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan: YES
    TSPLOST project list and referendum: YES
    Re-zoning Mitchell Street: YES
    (More information about 2017 votes)

  • 2016
    Apply for ‘Go Transit’ grant funding: YES
    Complete Streets Improvements for Chase: YES
    Allow Sale of Growlers in Brewpubs: YES
    Fare-Free Bus Rides for K-12 Students: YES
    Bar Admittance and Civil Rights Committee: YES
    (More information about 2016 votes)

  • 2015
    Pro-Chicken: YES
    FY 2016 Budget: YES
    Removing Wetland Buffers: YES
    Delay repaving of Chase Street: YES
    Adopt Securus Tech Contract: YES
    Allow Food Trucks: YES
    Keep Domestic Partnership Benefits: YES
    (More information about 2015 votes)

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