GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, July 16, 2013


Housekeeping & Meeting Conduct

  • Welcome to the July 2013 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.
  • Please reserve comments not directly related to the agenda items for Open Floor.  Take conversations into the lobby.
  • Let neighbors know you’re at this meeting by checking in to: FourSquare, Facebook, etc.
  • Campaigning rules: 30 Seconds at Open Floor |Introduce & tell where people can get more info.
Call to Order – 7:30pm 

Officer Reports

  • Thanks to Zoo Atlanta for the use of their space!
  • Welcome new members: profession; hobby; burning question?
  • Recognize elected officials
  • Committee sign-up sheets; Committee Chair contact info on left
  • Please check in or sign in if you’re a new member.
  • GPNA Meeting Minutes – 2013, June 18
  • Updated Treasurer’s report
Committee Reports

Public Safety
  • Public officials/neighborhood update
    • Zone 6 APD update
    • Zone 6 Community Prosecutor: Keith Lamar
  • Bar One – Community Concerns
  • Join Grant Park Security Patrol (GPSP)
Land Use and Zoning
  • 800 Glenwood update
  • Lynnette Reid of Atlanta BeltLine | Proactive Rezoning Presentation
  • Mothball: Grant Park Hootenanny Update
  • Neighborhood traffic calming
 Parks & Recreation
  • Grant Park Summer Shade Festival
  • Grant Park Conservancy update
  • Grant Park Recreation Center
  • Fran Carroll: 3rd Annual South Atlanta Southern Fried Kickin Kickball Tournament
Economic Development
  • Grant Park Loyalty Card
  • SEABA Soiree | July 18 | Aesthetically Correct Design, 197 Carroll St
  • Number of COAs
  • Preservation Minute
GPPN – No Report

Technology – No Report
New Business/Open Floor
  • Campaigning rules: 30 Seconds! |Introduce yourself & tell where people can get more info.

Adjourn – 8:30pm

Upcoming Meetings:
  • Fundraising Committee: Tuesday, 7/23/13 , 6:30pm, Ziba’s Bistro (MOTHBALL PLANNING!)
  • Public Safety Committee: Wednesday, 7/24/13, 6:30pm, Martha Brown United Methodist
  • Transportation Committee: Wednesday, 7/24/13, 6:30pm, Martha Brown United Methodist
  • Economic Development: Thursday, 7/25/13, 7:00PM, Ziba’s Bistro
  • GPNA: 8/20/13, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta ARC Bldg, Coca-Cola World Studio
  • Land Use & Zoning Committee: Thursday, 8/01/13, 7pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T lab
  • Historic Committee: Monday, 8/19/13, Atlanta Preservation Center
  • Monthly BeltLine101 Presentation: 3rd Tuesday’s, 6pm, Historical Concepts in Glenwood Park
General Info:
  • When contacting police: Call 911 FIRST; call the Zone 6 precinct second at 404.371.5002.
  • Submit articles for publication in The Porch Press | Email Word format documents to [email protected] or call 678.849.7307. 
  • Tax deductible Sunburst for your home: $50.00 | Purchase:
  • Receive neighborhood crime alerts/news | create account at; Include zip code!
  • Add your business to the online directory |
  • Report crimes or tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers 404.577.TIPS
Grant Park Neighborhood Association’s mission:
Preserve  the historic legacy of our Grant Park neighborhood;
Promote  the diversity of our Grant Park neighborhood today; and,
Protect  the green spaces of our Grant Park neighborhood for future generations to enjoy.

GPNA Meeting Agendas