GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, February 16, 2016


Housekeeping & Meeting Conduct
  • Welcome to the February 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?
  • Torrie Souther: Grant Park Parent Network
  • Gigi Conner: Grant Park Conservancy
  • Katie Howard: Parkside Elementary Parkside Stride 1M and 5K Race $500 Grant
  • Kimberly Kleiber: Ormond-Grant Park Renovations Request for $5,000 Grant
  • Danielle Carney: Community Liaison, Office of Ceasar Mitchell
  • Please check in. Please sign in if you're a new member.         
  • Committee Sign-up Sheet; Committee Chair contact info on left
  • January 19, 2015, Minutes presented
Treasurer - GPNA is a501(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
Homes & History
  • New Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs)
  • Barnett Project Woodward Design Review
  • Preservation Tip of the Month
Land Use and Zoning
  • Grant Park Market (AKA Chandler Park Market) at Larkin Coils (AKA Habitat for Humanity) Vote for Reduction in Distance from R5 Zoned Property for the Sale of Wine and Beer
  • Vote for GDOT Safe Routes to Schools Design Plan
Economic Development
  • Grant Park Gathering: Game Night at Bada Bings, February 25, 6pm
  • 2016 Annual Sponsors
  • Evening at the Mansion Fundraiser & Silent Auction, February 28, 3-6pm, 367 Park Ave
  • Sign up at and follow us on Facebook (info below)
Philanthropic – No report

New Business/Open Floor
            Campaign Rules – Each candidate can speak for 1 minute

Adjourn – 8:30pm

Upcoming GPNA Meetings:

  • Philanthropic Committee: Thursday, 02/18/16, 7pm, Georgia Hill Center
  • Technology Committee: Tuesday, 02/23/16, 8pm, Dakota Blue
  • Joint NPU-W & GPNA Public Safety Committees: Wed, 02/24/16, 6:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • Transportation Committee: Thursday, 03/03/16, 6:30pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T Lab
  • Land Use & Zoning Committee: Thursday, 03/03/16, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T Lab
  • GPNA General Meeting: 03/15/16, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta ARC Bldg, Coca-Cola World Studio
  • Homes & History Committee: Monday, 03/21/16, 7pm, Atlanta Preservation Center
Upcoming NPU-W Meetings:
  • Joint NPU-W & GPNA Public Safety Committees: Wed, 02/24/16, 6:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • NPU-W Transportation Committee: Wed, 02/24/16, 6:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • NPU-W General Meeting: Wednesday, 02/24/16, 7:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • NPU-W LUZ Committee: Tuesday, 03/01/16, 7pm, Eastside UMC Church

GPNA Meeting Agendas