GPNA Meeting Agendas

GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, August 19, 2014


Housekeeping & Meeting Conduct

  • Welcome to the August 2014 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.
  • Let neighbors know you’re at this meeting by checking in to: FourSquare, Facebook, etc.
Call to Order – 7:30pm 

Officer Reports

  • Thanks to Zoo Atlanta for the use of their space!
  • Welcome new members: profession; hobby; burning question?
  • Please check in or sign in if you’re a new member.
  • Committee sign-up sheets; Committee Chair contact info on left
  • GPNA Meeting Reminder Signs
Secretary Treasurer – No Report

Committee Reports

Public Safety
  • Public officials/neighborhood update
    • Zone 6 APD update
    • Zone 6 Community Prosecutor: Keith Lamar, [email protected], 404 612-7012
  • Jenn Bateman: Friends of Grant Park Police Mounted Patrol Facility
Grant Park Parent Network
  • Angelique Edwards: Events update
  • Angelique Edwards: Education update
  • Vote support/non support: $250 to Parkside Elem, $250 to Nicholas House, $250 The Center for Working Families
Parks & Recreation
  • Grant Park Pool Update
  • Friends of Ormond Grant Park
  • Ziba’s Dine-out Update
  • Conservancy Update | Summer Shade Festival
  • Muslim Day | Vote support/nonsupport
Economic Development
  • SEABA Luncheon: Thursday, 08/28/14, 12pm, Zoo Atlanta
Land Use and Zoning
  • 800 Glenwood Update | Kroger SAP | Vote support/non support
  • B-14-147 – Cherokee Lots
  • Z-14-043 – Mercer St. Rezoning
Fundraising Historic
  • 734 Mercer St
  • Cyclorama/Zoo Atlanta Update | Vote support /non support
Technology – No report

Transportation – No report
New Business/Open Floor

Adjourn – 8:30pm 

Upcoming Meetings:
  • Mothball Committee: Tuesday, 08/26/14, 7pm, Ziba’s Bistro
  • Friends of Grant Park Mounted Police Patrol: Thursday, 08/21/14, 7:30pm, Cafe of Life Chiropractic
  • Technology Committee: Monday, 08/25/14, 8pm, Dakota Blue
  • Public Safety Committee: Wednesday, 08/27/14, 6:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • Transportation Committee: Wednesday, 08/27/14, 6:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • NPU-W Meeting: Wednesday, 08/27/14, 7:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • Land Use & Zoning Committee: Thursday, 09/04/14, 7pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T lab
  • GPNA: 09/16/14, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta ARC Bldg, Coca-Cola World Studio
  • Historic Committee: Monday, 08/25/14, 7pm, Atlanta Preservation Center
General Info:
  • When contacting police: Call 911 FIRST; call the Zone 6 precinct second at 404.371.5002.
  • Join the Grant Park Security Patrol (GPSP) and help fund patrol hours:
  • Submit articles for publication in The Porch Press | Email Word format documents to [email protected] or call 678.849.7307. 
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Grant Park Neighborhood Association’s Mission:
Preserving History. Embracing Diversity. Building Community.

GPNA Meeting Agendas