Rusty Paul
Rusty Paul

Former Sandy Springs city councilman Rusty Paul has called a news conference for Monday, April 22, to announce his plans for the upcoming municipal elections.

Paul, who served on City Council from 2005 to 2009, has been discussed as a candidate for mayor, should Mayor Eva Galambos decide against running for another term.

The news conference begins at 10:30 a.m. and will be held at Morgan Falls Overlook Park. Galambos and other members of City Council are expected to be in attendance.

When asked if he planned to announce a run for the mayor’s office, Paul responded via email, saying, “I’m sure you want to be there to find out.”

Paul is Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy Practice at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, a law firm. Paul is a lobbyist for the firm’s clients.

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