Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia ATLANTA, March 12, 2021 The Court of Appeals hereby passes the following order A21D0223. JIMMIE A. BEARD v. CITY OF ATLANTA BOARD OF ETHICS AND INDEPENDENT COMPLIANCE. Upon consideration of the Application for Discretionary Appeal, it is ordered that it be hereby DENIED. LC NUMBERS: 2020CV332509 Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia Clerk's Office, Atlanta, March 12, 2021. I certify that the above is a true extract from the minutes of the Court of Appeals of Georgia. Witness my signature and the seal of said court hereto affixed the day and year last above written. , Clerk.