Housekeeping & Meeting Conduct 
  • Welcome to the January 2016 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. All neighbors eligible to vote can make motions and second them.
  • Please reserve comments not directly related to the agenda items for Open Floor.
  • Take conversations into the lobby.
  • Use the acronym sheet/map provided to follow along.
Call to Order – 7:30pm 

Officer Reports
  • Thanks to Zoo Atlanta for the use of their space!
  • Welcome new members: profession; hobby; burning question?
  • Margaret Kaiser: Legislative Update
  • David Dreyer: Grant Park Conservancy
  • Heather Luyk & Keisa Bruce: Atlanta Streets Alive
  • GPNA 2016 Goals and Budget
  • Please check in. Please sign in if you're a new member.
  • Committee Sign-up Sheet; Committee Chair contact info on left
  • December 15, 2015, Minutes presented
Treasurer - No Report - GPNA is a 501(c)(3). All donations are tax deductible!

Committee Reports
Public Safety
  • Public officials/neighborhood update
    • Zone 6 APD update
    • Zone 6 Community Prosecutor: Keith Lamar, [email protected], 404 612-7012
  • Neighborhood Watch Update
Land Use and Zoning
  • Ormewood Avenue rezoning
  • Safe Routes for Schools
Economic Development
  • February Grant Park Gathering at Bada Bings February 25
  • 2016 Annual Sponsors
  • Evening at the Mansion
Homes & History – No report
  • New Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs)
  • Historic Design Regulations Rewrite Update
  • Tip of the Month
  • Sign up at gpna.org and follow us on Facebook (info below)
  • Committee Info
New Business/Open Floor
            Campaign Rules – Each candidate can speak for 1 minute

Adjourn – 8:30pm

Upcoming GPNA Meetings:
  • Philanthropic Committee: Thursday, 01/21/16, 7pm, Georgia Hill Center
  • Joint NPU-W & GPNA Public Safety Committees: Wed, 01/24/16, 6:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • Technology Committee: Monday, 01/25/16, 8pm, Dakota Blue
  • Transportation Committee: Thursday, 02/04/16, 6:30pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T Lab
  • Land Use & Zoning Committee: Thursday, 02/04/16, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T Lab
  • Homes & History Committee: Monday, 02/15/16, 7pm, Atlanta Preservation Center
  • GPNA General Meeting: 02/16/16, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta ARC Bldg, Coca-Cola World Studio
Upcoming NPU-W Meetings:
  • NPU-W LUZ Committee: Tuesday, 01/02/16, 7pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • Joint NPU-W & GPNA Public Safety Committees: Wed, 01/24/16, 6:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • NPU-W Transportation Committee: Wed, 01/24/16, 6:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • NPU-W General Meeting: Wednesday, 01/24/16, 7:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
General Info:
  • When contacting police: Dial 911 FIRST; call the Zone 6 precinct second at 404.371.5002.
  • To report City service related issues dial 311.
  • Help fund Grant Park Security Patrol (GPSP) patrol hours: www.grantparksecuritypatrol.org
  • Submit articles for publication in The Porch Press | Email Word format documents to [email protected]
  • Sunburst for your home: $50.00 | Purchase: www.gpna.org/sunburst
  • Like us on Facebook; 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