GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Subject to Change


Housekeeping & Meeting Conduct

  • Welcome to the June 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?
  • Featured Organization & Check Presentation – Boyd Coons: Atlanta Preservation Center
  • Please check in or sign in if you’re a new member.
  • Committee sign-up sheets; Committee Chair contact info on left
  • Bylaws Ad-hoc Committee Update



  • Updated Treasurer’s Report

Committee Reports
Public Safety

  • Public officials/neighborhood update
    • Zone 6 APD update
    • Zone 6 Community Prosecutor: Keith Lamar, [email protected], 404 612-7012
  • Trestle Tree Update
  • Public Safety Sessions: Saturday, 06/21/14: Session 1 11am-12pm; Session 2 12pm-2pm

Grant Park Parent Network

  • Angelique Edwards: Events Update
  • Katie Howard: Education Update

Parks & Recreation

  • Friends of Ormond-Grant Park
  • Grant Park Conservancy Update

Land Use and Zoning

  • Immediate Neighbors Meeting – New business in Claxton property


  • Mothball Committee Update


  • Georgia Trust Places in Peril Nomination: Cyclorama
  • Preservation Tip of the Month

Economic Development

  • SEABA Soiree: Thursday, 06/19/14, 5:30 – 7:15pm, Ziba’s Bistro

Technology – No report

Transportation – No report
New Business/Open Floor

Adjourn – 8:30pm

Upcoming Meetings:
  • Mothball Committee: Wednesday, 06/18/14, 7pm, Ziba’s Bistro
  • Economic Development Committee: Monday, 06/30/14, 7pm, Café of Life Chiropractic
  • Technology Committee: Monday, 06/30/14, 8pm, Dakota Blue
  • Public Safety Committee: Wednesday, 06/25/14, 6:30pm, Martha Brown United Methodist
  • Transportation Committee: Wednesday, 06/25/14, 6:30pm, Martha Brown United Methodist
  • NPU-W Meeting: Wednesday, 06/25/14, 7:30pm, Martha Brown United Methodist
  • Land Use & Zoning Committee: Thursday, 07/03/14, 7pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T lab
  • Bylaws Ad-hoc Committee: Sunday, 07/13/14, 5:30pm, 991 Rawlins St SE
  • GPNA: 07/22/14, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta ARC Bldg, Coca-Cola World Studio
  • Historic Committee: Monday, 07/21/14, 7pm, Atlanta Preservation Center
  • 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.
  • Join the Grant Park Security Patrol (GPSP) and help fund patrol hours:
  • Submit articles for publication in The Porch Press | Email Word format documents to [email protected] or call 678.849.7307. 
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Grant Park Neighborhood Association’s Mission:
Preserving History. Embracing Diversity. Building Community.

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