Carol Myers is a former educator and Dean of General Education at Athens Tech. She is a director for BikeAthens, Complete Streets Athens and was the chair of the Athens in Motion commission before becoming an ACC Commissioner. She was also part of the 100% Athens project, an advocacy group promoting 100% renewable energy for Athens by 2035.
Primary Ballots: Myers always takes Democratic ballots in primary elections. Donations: Myers donated to Jonathan Wallace (D) in 2018 and 2020, Mokah Jasmine Johnson (D) in 2020 and Deborah Gonzalez (D) in 2020. Myers also donated to Ralph Nader (I) in 2008.
Myers is a member of the ACC Democratic Committee.
Inferred Party: Democrat
The “Greening” of Athens — Myers has been active in 100% Athens, a group who successfully pushed the commission to formally adopt a resolution in favor of 100% clean energy by 2035. Her 2020 platform included transitioning the ACC government away from fossil fuels by 2035, and the rest of Athens by 2050.
Alternative Transportation— Myers’ 2020 platform included support for complete streets throughout Athens (including sidewalks and bike lanes) and an improved bus system, with the goal to reduce traffic fatalities to zero.
Approve Apartments Near Airport: NO Give Public Land for a New Parking Deck: NO Approve Apartments off Lexington Road: NO Approve Taser Contract: YES Approve Linnentown Resolution: YES Extend the Firefly Trail on original route: YES Fund Athens Eats Together: YES Delay Project Reset: NO Approve FY 2022 Budget: YES Approve Official Homeless Camp: YES Establish Local Anti-Discrimination Protections: YES Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine for ACC Gov Employees: YES Install Downtown Public Restroom: YES Fund Non-Police Crisis Response Team: YES Change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day: YES Approve AFDC to Run Eviction Prevention Program: absent Establish a Law Enforcement Oversight Board: YES Establish a Human Relations Commission: YES Accept JAG Grant: YES Approve New Commission Districts: YES