Kim Menefee

Connecting Style and Substance

The Atlanta metro has long leveraged its advantages to prosperous effect: an attractive climate, a business- friendly and growth-oriented approach and a large, young and highly educated workforce. It’s a winning combo, like sweet tea and barbeque. Yet growth often…

Making a Difference

Somewhat surprisingly, it was business as usual for Cobb County’s three community improvement districts (CIDs) last year. “If anything it was busier from a logistics perspective,” says Tracy Rathbone Styf, executive director of the Town Center CID. “We worked remotely,…

Infrastructure and Beyond

Thirty years ago when the state’s first community improvement district (CID) formed in Cobb County, CIDs were conceived primarily to tackle infrastructure improvements – roads, traffic signals, all the things that help get folks where they want to go. Today,…