GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, November 19, 2013


Housekeeping & Meeting Conduct

  • Welcome to the November 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?
  • Ed Gilgor: 2014 GPNA NPU Rep elections
  • Principal Caitlin Simms: Parkside Elementary School
  • 2014 GPNA elections
  • Committee sign-up sheets; Committee Chair contact info on left
  • Please check in or sign in if you’re a new member.
Secretary Treasurer
  • Updated Treasurer’s report
Committee Reports
Public Safety


  • Katie Howard: Schools update
  • Angelique Edwards: Events Update
Economic Development
  • SEABA Soiree: Thursday, 11/21, 5:30-7:15, Agave Restaurant
  • Grant approved for bicycle racks
Land Use and Zoning
  • 800 Glenwood Update; DONATE:; Change of counsel
  • 939 Cherokee Ave
  • Mothball Update
Parks & Recreation – No Report

  • Number of COAs
  • Preservation Minute
Technology  New Business/Open Floor

Adjourn – 8:30pm

Upcoming Meetings:
  • Public Safety Committee: Wednesday, 11/27/13, 6:30pm, Martha Brown United Methodist
  • Transportation Committee: Wednesday, 11/27/13, 6:30pm, Martha Brown United Methodist
  • Land Use & Zoning Committee: Thursday, 12/05/13, 7pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T lab
  • GPNA: 12/17/13, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta ARC Bldg, Coca-Cola World Studio
  • Historic Committee: Monday, 12/16/13, 7pm, 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:
  • 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.

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