GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, April 21, 2015


Housekeeping & Meeting Conduct

  • Welcome to the April 2015 meeting of the Grant Park Neighborhood Association (GPNA). The GPNA meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm 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: Caitlin Sims/Parkside Elementary: Richard Quartarone/SEACS
  • Alisa Chambers: Grant Park Conservancy Update
  • Jessica Rayborn: GPPN Update
  • Margaret Kaiser: Georgia House Rep District 59
  • Please check in. Please sign in if you're a new member.
  • Committee Sign-up Sheet; Committee Chair contact info on left
Secretary 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
  • Brad Nevin: Grant Park Neighborhood Watch update
  • College Scholarship
Economic Development
  • Grant Park Gathering: April 30, 6-8pm, Six Feet Under
Land Use and Zoning
  • Moki Macias: Turner Field Coalition
  • Paces Properties - Memorial Drive 
  • Traffic Calming
  • Historic Design Regulations Sub Committee
  • New Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs)
  • Tip of the Month
  • Abbi Rabeneck/Paul Simo: Tour of Homes
  • 2015 Sponsorship
Technology – No report
New Business/Open Floor

Adjourn – 8:30pm 

Upcoming Meetings:
  • Tour of Homes Committee: Wednesday, 04/22/15, 7pm, Ziba’s Bistro
  • Economic Development & Fundraising: Monday, 04/27/15, 7pm, TBD
  • Technology Committee: Monday, 04/27/15, 8pm, Dakota Blue
  • Historic Committee: Monday, 04/27/15, 7pm, Atlanta Preservation Center
  • Public Safety Committee: Wednesday, 04/29/15, 6:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • NPU-W Meeting: Wednesday, 04/29/15, 7:30pm, Eastside UMC Church
  • Transportation Committee: Thursday, 05/07/15, 6:30pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T Lab
  • Land Use & Zoning Committee: Thursday, 05/07/15, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T Lab
  • GPNA: 05/19/15, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta ARC Bldg, Coca-Cola World Studio
  • Philanthropic Committee: 05/21/15, 7pm, 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.

GPNA Meeting Agendas