Housekeeping & Meeting Conduct

  • Welcome to the June 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?
·       Kristen Silton: Grant Park Parent Network
·       Schools Update (if any reps present)


  • Committee Sign-up Sheet; Committee Chair contact info on left
  • Please check in. Please sign in if you’re a new member.

Secretary – April Minutes

Treasurer - 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 


  • ?Cooking Matters Class w/The Center for Working Families

Homes & History

  • Expanding National Register Distrit

  • Preservation Tip of the Month

Land Use and Zoning

  • Cherokee Lots Parking Reduction

  • Turner Field Update


  • Tour of Homes Results


  • Sign up at gpna.org and follow us on Facebook (info below)

Economic Development

  • Grant Park Gathering – Planning “Last Days of Summer” with GPPN for end of July

Transportation – No Report
New Business/Open Floor
Campaign Rules – Each candidate can speak for 1 minute

Adjourn – 8:30pm

Upcoming GPNA Meetings:

  • Technology Committee: Tuesday, 06/28/16, 8pm, Dakota Blue

  • Joint NPU-W & GPNA Public Safety Committees: Wed, 06/22/16, 6:30pm, Beulah Heights Univ

  • Transportation Committee: Thursday, 07/07/16, 6:30pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T Lab

  • Land Use & Zoning Committee: Thursday, 07/07/16, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T Lab

  • GPNA General Meeting: 07/19/16, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta ARC Bldg, Coca-Cola World Studio

  • Homes & History Committee: Monday, 07/18/16, 7pm, Atlanta Preservation Center

  • Philanthropic Committee: Thursday, 07/21/16, 7pm, Georgia Hill Center

Upcoming NPU-W Meetings:

  • Joint NPU-W & GPNA Public Safety Committees: Wed, 06/22/16, 6:30pm, Beulah Heights Univ

  • NPU-W Transportation Committee: Wed, 06/22/16, 6:30pm, Beulah Heights Univ

  • NPU-W General Meeting: Wednesday, 06/22/16, 7:30pm, Beulah Heights Univ

  • NPU-W LUZ Committee: Tuesday, 06/05/16, 7pm, Beulah Heights Univ

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 (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


GPNA Meeting Agendas