GPNA Monthly Meeting Minutes

GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2017, April 18

Time:                                   7:32 pm to 8:44 pm
Location:                             ARC Building, Coca-Cola World Theater, Zoo Atlanta               
Officers Present:                 Laura Keen- Secretary
                                            Stephen L. Powner – Economic Development
                                            Paul Simo - Homes and History
                                            Chris Newman - Public Safety
                                            Stephanie Warner - Technology

7:32 pm            Meeting Commenced

President, Jeffrey Rogers
  • Welcome and thanks again to Zoo Atlanta for the use of their space!
  • Please read/review the Housekeeping and Meeting Conduct points above.
  • Welcome to new members: Name, Street and profession; hobby; burning question?
  • Elected Officials SHORT Update (if any are present)
  • Grant Park Conservancy-
  • Grant Park Parent Network Update-
  • Grant Park Schools
  • Nicolas House
  • Fire in the Fourth
Vice President, Dr. Michelle Kirby
  • Passed around sign-up and volunteer sheet, make sure info is correct
  • Advised new members to check in or sign in
  • GPNA meeting signs: contact Michelle if interested
  • Committee Sign-up Sheet; Committee Chair contact info on left
  • GPPN Yard Sale: April 22, 2017 Volunteers Needed
  • Tour of Homes: May 20 and 21 Volunteers Needed
  • March minutes approved at the end of meeting
  • Report of 2016 GPNA donations and accomplishments
  • Sponsorship packages will be out in the next couple weeks
Public Safety Committee Chair, Chris Newman
  • Zone 6 APD update:  Reported crimes are significantly lower now than last year
  • Zone 6 Community Prosecutor: Keith Lamar,, 404 612-7012
  • Neighborhood Watch Update
  • Memorial Dr. corridor still experiencing vehicle break-ins but down significantly
  • NPU-W meets on Wednesday nights
  • If interested in a 911 center tour, please contact Chris
Economic Development, Stephen Powner
  • Sunbursts are $75 and available online, $50 at the GPNA meetings
  • Grant Park Gathering TBD
Homes and History, Paul Simo
  • Historic Design  Regulation Rewrite Update
  • New Certificates of Appropriateness (COA's)
  • Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month
  • Lynwood lots approval passed 9-2-1
Technology, Stephanie Warner
  • Sign up at and follow us on Facebook
  • Kroger Rewards & Amazon Smile: expire every year, make sure yours is up to date
Philanthropic, Tom Merandi:
  • No report
  • Tour of Homes: Need homes
  • Mothball: November 2017 Need volunteers
Land Use and Zoning, Rick Hudson
  • Develop Berne at Marion; adjacent to Euromax development
Set back due to a request on the Kelly St lot
  • GP Gateway Project
Open Floor Discussion:
  • Grant Park Farmers Market is in search of musicians, artists and community groups to volunteer

8:44 pm - Meeting Adjourned


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