GPNA Meeting Minutes - 2014, December 16

GPNA Meeting MinutesDecember 2014
Date:                                                 December 16, 2014
Time:                                                 7:38 pm to 8:43 pm
Location:                                           ARC Building, Coca-Cola World Theater, Zoo Atlanta               

Officers Present:                             Lauren Rocereta - President

7:38 pm            Meeting Commenced
President, Lauren Rocereta
  • Welcomed everyone, explained the agenda and open floor rules, and voting eligibility
  • Thank you to Zoo Atlanta for allowing the use of the building for the meeting
  • Next meeting is Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 7:30pm
  • New member welcome and introductions
  • 2015  NPU-W Reps and Porch Press Reps approved unanimiously
  • Presentation of school grants to principals of ANCS, Wesley, Parkside, King, and Maynard Jackson schools
  • Grant Park Conservancy Update
    • New lights are going up in the park
    • Conservancy memberships are available and can be purchased as Christmas presents
Vice President, Jeffrey Rogers Secretary, Kristin Andris
  • Minutes from November 2014 meeting were presented
Parks & Recreation, Marie Mower
  • Ormond-Grant Park update
Economic Development Committee Chair, Rob Bernier
  • SEABA Soiree: Thursday, 12/18/14, 5:30 pm, Milltown Arms Tavern, 180 Carroll Street - Bring an unwrapped toy for Toys 4 Tots annual drive
Public Safety Committee Chair, Chris Newman
  • GPNA will donate $100 towards Zone 6 toy drive
  • Trestletree Update: Howard Franklin
    • There are now 24 cameras on the properties.
    • Neighbors can email [email protected] or call (404) 384-9490 with any concerns.
  • Neighborhood Watch Update: Brad Nevin
    • Meeting was held on December 13
    • You can volunteer for neighborhood watch by emailing [email protected]
  • Zone 6 update
Land Use and Zoning
  • Immediate neighbors meeting will discuss clarification of language for development at Cherokee lots
Homes and History, Paul Simo
  • Woodward property post-renovation cocktail party was held on Tues, Dec 9
  • Committee is working on a website history project
  • Preservation Tip of the Month - Don't forget to clean your gutters
Open Floor Discussion:
  • 800 Glenwood has gone through appeal with no problems, so construction should begin soon
  • Dec. 20 is a charity kids class for Dance 411. Admission is free if you bring an unwrapped toy. Ages 5-13
  • Amazon Smile account is set up. Sign up, so that Amazon will donate to GPNA for every purchase you make
  • Farmers Market Potluck with be held on Grant Street on Dec 20, 2-4 pm
8:43 pm            Meeting Adjourned
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