Housekeeping & Meeting Conduct

  • Welcome to the February 2015 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, and utilize the acronym sheet/map to follow along effectively.
  • 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?

  • Education: Maya Jenkins: ANCS

  • Alisa Chambers & Michelle Blackmon: Grant Park Conservancy Update

  • Brittney Gove: GPPN Update

  • Oakland Cemetery: Mary Woodlan

  • King Middle School Renovations


  • Please check in. Please sign in if you’re a new member.

  • Committee Sign-up Sheet; Committee Chair contact info on left


  • GPNA Meeting Minutes – 2015, January 20

Treasurer – Updated Treasurer’s Report

Committee Reports

Public Safety

  • Public officials/neighborhood update

  • Zone 6 APD update

  • Zone 6 Community Prosecutor: Keith Lamar, [email protected], 404 612-7012

  • Trestletree Good Neighbor Agreement

  • Brad Nevin: Grant Park Neighborhood Watch update


  • Committee Update

Economic Development

  • Grant Park Gathering: February 26, 6-8pm, Dakota Blue

Land Use and Zoning

  • ??


  • Infrastructure Bond


  • Tip of the month

  • Home History Database Project

  • New Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs)


  • Abbi Rabenek: Tour of Homes

  • 2015 Sponsorship

Technology – No report

    New Business/Open Floor

Adjourn – 8:30pm


Upcoming Meetings:

  • Economic Development & Fundraising: Monday, 02/23/15, 7pm, TBD

  • Technology Committee: Monday, 02/23/15, 8pm, Dakota Blue

  • Public Safety Committee: Wednesday, 02/25/15, 6:30pm, Eastside UMC Church

  • NPU-W Meeting: Wednesday, 02/25/15, 7:30pm, Eastside UMC Church

  • Transportation Committee: Thursday, 03/05/15, 6:30pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T Lab

  • Land Use & Zoning Committee: Thursday, 03/05/15, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T Lab

  • Historic Committee: Monday, 03/16/15, 7pm, Atlanta Preservation Center

  • GPNA: 03/17/15, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta ARC Bldg, Coca-Cola World Studio


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: www.grantparksecuritypatrol.org

  • 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: www.gpna.org/sunburst

  • Like us on Facebook (QR Code); Twitter @GrantParkGPNA

  • Create account at www.gpna.org to receive neighborhood news and security alerts

  • Local Business Directory: www.gpna.org/directory/partners


Grant Park Neighborhood Association’s Mission:

Preserving History. Embracing Diversity. Building Community.

GPNA Meeting Agendas