Housekeeping & Meeting Conduct

  • Welcome to the April 2014 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.
Call to Order – 7:30pm 

Officer Reports

  • Thanks to Zoo Atlanta for the use of their space!
  • Welcome new members: profession; hobby; burning question?
  • Rob Bernier: Featured Business – April Warhola, Café of Live Chiropractic
  • Friends of Grant Park Pool under Grant Park Conservancy (requires vote)
  • Please check in or sign in if you’re a new member.
  • Committee sign-up sheets; Committee Chair contact info on left
Secretary Treasurer - No report

Committee Reports
Public Safety
  • Public officials/neighborhood update
    • Zone 6 APD update
    • Zone 6 Community Prosecutor: Keith Lamar, [email protected], 404 612-7012
  • Good Neighbor Agreement for festival and assembly permits
  • Permits: N’ezian Fest, Oakland Cemetery Jazz Festival (requires vote)
  • Ambassador Grant Request (requires vote)
  • Trestle Tree Update
  • Citizen’s Advisory Council
Grant Park Parent Network
  • Angelique Edwards: Events update
  • Adelee Le Grand: Education update
Transportation & Transit
  • Process for street repair notification
Economic Development
  • SEABA Business Luncheon: Thursday, 4/24/14, 12:00pm, Zoo Atlanta Ford Conference Room
Parks & Recreation – No report

Land Use and Zoning
  • Bright Beginning’s Building Motion (requires vote)
  • Abbi Rabenek & Paul Simo: 2014 Tour of Homes
  • B*ATL 150th Anniversary of Battle of Atlanta
  • Preservation Tip of the Month
Technology – No report
New Business/Open Floor

Adjourn – 8:30pm

Upcoming Meetings:
  • Economic Development Committee: Monday, 04/28/14 7pm, Café of Life Chiropractic
  • Public Safety Committee: Wednesday, 04/23/14, 6:30pm, Martha Brown United Methodist
  • Transportation Committee: Wednesday, 04/23/14, 6:30pm, Martha Brown United Methodist
  • NPU-W Meeting: Wednesday, 04/23/14, 7:30pm, Martha Brown United Methodist
  • Land Use & Zoning Committee: Thursday, 05/01/14, 7pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T lab
  • GPNA: 05/20/14, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta ARC Bldg, Coca-Cola World Studio
  • Historic Committee: Monday, 04/21/14, 7pm, Atlanta Preservation Center
  • Tour of Homes Organizing Committee, 04/30/14, Ziba's Bistro, 7pm
  • Tour of Home Work Day, 05/04/14, TBD
  • Tour of Homes Organizing & Home Owner's Orientation, 05/14/14, TBD, 7pm
  • Monthly BeltLine101 Presentation: 3rd Tuesday’s, 6pm, Historical Concepts in Glenwood Park
Important Info:
  • When contacting police: Call 911 FIRST; call the Zone 6 precinct second at 404.371.5002.
  • Join the Grant Park Security Patrol (GPSP) and help fund patrol hours: www.grantparksecuritypatrol.org
  • 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: www.gpna.org/sunburst
  • Like us on Facebook (QR Code); Twitter @GrantParkGPNA
  • Create account at www.gpna.org to receive neighborhood news and security alerts
  • Local Business Directory: www.gpna.org/directory/partners
Grant Park Neighborhood Association’s Mission:
Preserving History. Embracing Diversity. Building Community.

GPNA Meeting Agendas