About Felicia Franklin
Commissioner Felicia Franklin is the District 3 Commissioner of the Clayton County Board of Commissioners. A compassionate and committed public servant who routinely works across boundaries to achieve collective success, “Transforming Our Community” is her vision of a prosperous, connected, and empowered Clayton County.
Now in her second term, Commissioner Franklin led the charge to revitalize the historic Flint River community with the opening of the new Flint River Community Center and Boys & Girls Club. The first of its kind in Clayton County, the Flint River Community Center brings intergenerational programming, ignites the unlimited potential of children through the Boys & Girls Club, and brings cultural exchanges through the first black box theater in the Southern Crescent to the entire Clayton County community.
Leading with a transformative agenda focused on economic development and transit and mobility, Commissioner Franklin serves as Vice-Chair of The Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority representing District 10. Additionally, she is recognized as one of the Top 100 Women of Influence in Georgia Engineering.
Selected to represent Clayton County at the 18th Annual County Leadership Institute by the National Association of Counties, Commissioner Franklin also serves as Vice Chair of the International Economic Development Task Force and Vice Chair of the Transit/Rail Subcommittee on the Transportation Steering Committee. She holds the distinction of Certified Commissioner by the University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute and the ACCG Policy Committee.
A graduate of the University of Miami’s renowned School of Business, professionally Commissioner Franklin specializes in real estate and insurance. She is the proud mother of four children, two artists, and a set of twins. She lives in the Hampton, Georgia community.
Transforming Our Community Together!
The basic responsibility of County Commissioners is to provide emergency and safety services to its citizens as well as ensure that the roads are clear of debris and potholes. In District 3, Commissioner Franklin is committed to ensuring that our roads are safe. See road work completed in the community. Thank you to our amazing transportation and development employees for the hard work that they do daily.
Stay tuned for the next Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) presentation during the November 1st Regular Board of Commissioners Business Meeting at 6:30 p.m.
District 3 Community Town Hall Meeting – February 5, 2022 Live at 10:00am
On July 21, District 3 Commissioner Felicia Franklin held a vigil in response to the proliferation of traffic fatalities in the community. At that time 25 lives have been lost in Clayton County due to traffic accidents this year – outpacing 2019 and 2020. Eleven were pedestrians. Commissioner Franklin advocates safe sidewalks, overhead crosswalks, proper lighting, and cameras to capture dangerous motorists to curb the number of victims. Watch the video below:
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