GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, November 18, 2014



Housekeeping & Meeting Conduct

  • Welcome to the November 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?
  • Jeff Rogers: Bylaws Revision Vote
  • 2015 Election of NPU-W Reps and GPNA Officers
  • Rob Bernier: Mothball Update: Summary and Shout Outs
  • Membership to approve 2014 local public/charter school grants
  • Membership to approve grant for Grant Park Security Patrol
  • Please check in or sign in if you're a new member.
  • Committee sign-up sheets; Committee Chair contact info on left
  • Article 1 bylaws revisions
Secretary Treasurer
Committee Reports
Public Safety
  • Public officials/neighborhood update
    • Zone 6 APD update
    • Zone 6 Community Prosecutor: Keith Lamar, [email protected], 404 612-7012
  • Recent Georgia Power Work
  • Brad Nevin: Grant Park Neighborhood Watch, Saturday, 12/13/14, 10am, Grant Park Rec Center
Grant Park Parent Network
  • Paige Teusink: Events update
Parks & Recreation
  • Ormond-Grant Park Holiday Social
  • Grant Park Conservancy Update
 Economic Development
  • SEABA Soiree: Thursday, 12/18/14, 5:30pm Milltown Arms Tavern, 180 Carroll St
Toys 4 Tots annual toy drive
  • Memorial Drive Initiative
  • Eventide Pint Night | Buy Eventide beer keep the glass : 12/03/14, Grant Central Pizza
Land Use and Zoning
  • Cherokee Lots
  • “Evening at Woodward Ave Mansion: Restoration Showcase” Event, 12/09/14
  • 2015 Website Binder Project
  • New Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs)
  • Preservation Tip of the Month
Fundraising – No report
Technology – No report
Transportation – No report
New Business/Open Floor

Adjourn – 8:30pm

Upcoming Meetings:
  • Land Use & Zoning Committee: Thursday, 12/04/14, 7pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T lab
  • Neighborhood Watch: Saturday, 12/13/14, 10am, Grant Park Rec Center
  • Historic Committee: Monday, 12/15/14, 7pm, Atlanta Preservation Center
  • GPNA: 12/16/14, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta ARC Bldg, Coca-Cola World Studio
  • Public Safety Committee: Wednesday, 12/17/14, 6:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • NPU-W Meeting: Wednesday, 12/17/14, 7:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • Technology Committee: Monday, 12/29/14, 8pm, Dakota Blue
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:
  • 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.

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