GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, June 18, 2013


Housekeeping & Meeting Conduct

  • Welcome to the June 2013 meeting of the Grant Park Neighborhood Association (GPNA). The GPNA meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7:30 pm in the Coca-Cola World Studio of the Activity Resource Center (ARC) building at Zoo Atlanta. Enter through the C5 gate located at the SE corner of the Cherokee Ave parking lots for Zoo Atlanta.
  • To be eligible to vote, you must attend one (1) GPNA meeting, register, be 18 years or older, and reside in Grant Park. You are then eligible to vote from your second meeting forward as long as you remain a resident.
  • Please reserve comments not directly related to the agenda items for Open Floor.  Take conversations into the lobby.
  • Let neighbors know you’re at this meeting by checking in to: FourSquare, Facebook, etc.
  • Campaigning rules: 30 Seconds at Open Floor |Introduce & tell where people can get more info.
Call to Order – 7:30pm 

Officer Reports

  • Thanks to Zoo Atlanta for the use of their space & food!
  • Welcome new members: profession; hobby; burning question?
  • Recognize elected officials
  • Oakland Cemetery – Sunday in the Park
  • Committee sign-up sheets; Committee Chair contact info on left
  • Please check in or sign in if you’re a new member.
Secretary Treasurer
  • Updated Treasurer’s report
Committee Reports
Public Safety
  • Public officials/neighborhood update
    • Zone 6 APD update
    • Zone 6 Community Prosecutor: Keith Lamar
  • Young Augustine’s Application
  • Eventide Brewery
  • Trestletree Update
  • GPSP Facebook campaign
  • Phone snatching
  • Streetlights
  • Smart 911
  • Join Grant Park Security Patrol (GPSP)
  • New GPPN Chair & Vice Chair
Land Use and Zoning
  • 303 Oakland Ave – AHA Application
  • 800 Glenwood update
  • MOTHBALL PLANNING - HOOTENANNY! Ziba's Bistro, Tuesday, June 25, 6:30pm
Parks & Recreation
  • Grant Park Conservancy update
  • Marie Mower Vice Chair
  • Grant Park Pool
  • Photo Tour of Natatorium & Rec Center
Economic Development
  • Grant Park Loyalty Card
  • SEABA Soiree | June 20th | Soundtable
  • Number of COAs
  • Historic Committee abstained on 303 Oakland & acceded to the AUDC
Technology – No Report
Transportation – No Report
     New Business/Open Floor
  • Campaigning rules: 30 Seconds! |Introduce yourself & tell where people can get more info.

Adjourn – 8:30pm

Upcoming Meetings:
  • Fundraising Committee: Tuesday, 6/25/13 , 6:30pm, Ziba’s Bistro (MOTHBALL PLANNING!)
  • Public Safety Committee: Wednesday, 6/26/13, 6:30pm, Martha Brown United Methodist
  • Transportation Committee: Wednesday, 6/26/13, 6:30pm, Martha Brown United Methodist
  • GPNA: 7/16/13, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta ARC Bldg, Coca-Cola World Studio
  • Land Use & Zoning Committee: Thursday, 7/04/13, 7pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T lab
  • Historic Committee: Monday, 6/24/13, Atlanta Preservation Center (temp date change)
  • Monthly BeltLine101 Presentation: 3rd Tuesday’s, 6pm, Historical Concepts in Glenwood Park
General Info:
  • When contacting police: Call 911 FIRST; call the Zone 6 precinct second at 404.371.5002.
  • Submit articles for publication in The Porch Press | Email Word format documents to [email protected] or call 678.849.7307. 
  • Tax deductible Sunburst for your home: $50.00 | Purchase:
  • Receive neighborhood crime alerts/news | create account at; Include zip code!
  • Add your business to the online directory |
  • Report crimes or tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers 404.577.TIPS
Grant Park Neighborhood Association’s mission:
Preserve  the historic legacy of our Grant Park neighborhood;
Promote  the diversity of our Grant Park neighborhood today; and,
Protect  the green spaces of our Grant Park neighborhood for future generations to enjoy.
GPNA Meeting Agendas