GPNA Meeting Agenda - Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Subject to Change


Housekeeping & Meeting Conduct

  • Welcome to the January 2013 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.
  • Please check or sign in on the roll.
  • 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.
  • Please reserve comments not directly related to the agenda items for Open Floor.  Take conversations into the lobby.
Call to Order – 7:30pm 

Officer Reports

  • Thanks to Zoo Atlanta for the use of their space
  • Next GPNA meeting: 3/16/13, 7:30pm, Zoo Atlanta ARC Bldg, Coca-Cola World Studio
  • Welcome new members: profession; hobby; burning question?
  • Recognize elected officials
  • NPU-W Update:  Not necessary
  • Oakland Cemetery: Mary Woodlan/Tunes From the Tombs
  • Committee sign-up sheets; Committee Chair contact info on left
  • Bylaws Committee Meeting: 3/20/13, 7:35pm, Young Augustine’s
Secretary Treasurer
  • Updated Treasurer’s report
Committee Reports

Public Safety
  • Public officials/neighborhood update
    • Zone 6 APD update: Major Keith Meadows
  • Next meeting: Wednesday, 3/27/13, 6:30pm, Martha Brown United Methodist
  • 911 Center Tour | Smart 911 | Citizens Police Academy
  • Jeffery Swing: Neighborhood Watch (Join Google Group alerts:
  • Join Grant Park Security Patrol (GPSP)
  • Chief Marquenta Sands: Atlanta Public Schools Director of Safety
  • Gigi Conner: Jaguar Yard Signs

Parks & Recreation

  • Grant Park Conservancy Update
  • Atlanta Sport and Social Club: Zombie Crawl, 03.30.13, 1PM Starting in Oakland Cemetery
  • Timothy Fidler: Zoo Atlanta New Reptile House
  • Eric Teusink: 04.13.13 Run Before You Crawl 5K and Pub Crawl
  • Nicole Corley: 05.11.13 My Mother Has Sole Family Fun Run Benefiting the Nicholas House
  • Next meeting: Wednesday, 3/27/13, 6:30pm, Martha Brown United Methodist
  • Capital Improvement Project
Economic Development
  • SEABA Soiree: Thursday, 3/21/13, 5:30 – 7:15pm, Drafting Table | Bring business cards!
  • Next meeting: Monday, 4/15/13, 7pm, Atlanta Preservation Center | Design Regs
  • Preservation Tip of the month
Land Use and Zoning
  • Next meeting: Thursday, 4/04/13, 7pm, Zoo Atlanta, ARC Bldg, T lab
  • Monthly BeltLine101 Presentation: 3rd Tuesday’s, 6pm, Historical Concepts in Glenwood Park
Technology Fundraising
  • Next meeting: Thursday, 3/21/13, 7:30pm, Ziba’s Bistro
  • Tour of Homes: Garden and Home Tour will be held May 11/12.  Volunteers needed!
  • Sponsorship Package
  • Tax deductible Sunburst: $50.00 | Purchase:
New Business/Open Floor

Adjourn – 8:30pm
  • The GPNA is an all-volunteer organization. Make a difference, get involved, and stay involved! Please visit for neighborhood information.
  • The Grant Park Neighborhood Association’s mission:
Preserve  the historic legacy of our Grant Park neighborhood;
Promote  the diversity of our Grant Park neighborhood today; and,
Protect  the green spaces of our Grant Park neighborhood for future generations to enjoy.
  • When contacting the police: Call 911 to get the call logged; then call the Zone 6 precinct at 404.371.5002.
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