GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, November 17, 2015

HOUSEKEEPING & MEETING CONDUCT
  • Welcome to the November 2015 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

President        
  • Thanks to Zoo Atlanta for the use of their space!
  • Welcome new members: profession; hobby; burning question?
  • Stephanie Johnson: Maynard Jackson High School
  • Elayna Wilson: Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS)
  • Lauren Sumrall: Grant Park Parent Network (GPPN) Update
  • David Dreyer: Grant Park Conservancy Update
Vice-President
  • Please check in. Please sign in if you’re a new member.
  • Committee Sign-up Sheet; Committee Chair contact info on left
Secretary
  • October 20, 2015, Minutes presented
Treasurer – Updated Treasurer’s Report

COMMITTEE REPORTS

Public Safety
  • Public officials/neighborhood update 
    • Zone 6 APD update
    • Zone 6 Community Prosecutor: Keith Lamar, keith.lamar@fultonga.gov, 404 612-7012
  • Neighborhood Watch Update
Philanthropic
  • Ms. Waller’s Porch, 938 Cherokee Ave
  • GPNA Scholarship
  • Southwest Christian Fellowship Drive
Land Use and Zoning
  • Artz Exchange 
  • Glen Castle
  • GPG
  • 1040 Grant Street Update
Economic Development
  • Grant Park Grinchy Gathering: December 10, 2015, 6-9pm, Ziba’s Bistro
Fundraising
  • Rob Bernier: Mothball Update
Transportation 
  • ANCS Safe Routes to Schools Update
  • Bill Kennedy Way Accidents
Technology – No report

Homes & History – No report
     
NEW BUSINESS/OPEN FLOOR

CAMPAIGN RULES – EACH CANDIDATE CAN SPEAK FOR 1 MINUTE

ADJOURN – 8:30PM

UPCOMING MEETINGS:
  • Philanthropic Committee: Thursday, 11/19/15, 7pm, Georgia Hill Center
  • Public Safety Committee: Wednesday, 11/25/15, 6:30pm, Eastside UMC Church 
  • NPU-W Meeting: Wednesday, 11/25/15, 7:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • Technology Committee: Monday, 11/30/15, 8pm, Dakota Blue
  • Transportation Committee: Thursday, 12/03/15, 6:30pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T Lab
  • Land Use & Zoning Committee: Thursday, 12/03/15, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T Lab
  • GPNA: 12/15/15, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta ARC Bldg, Coca-Cola World Studio
  • Historic Committee: Monday, 09/21/15, 7pm, Atlanta Preservation Center 
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.
  • 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 gpeditor@theporchpress.com 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.