Let Us Recruit You!
First, let us say thank you to all of the current members of the Atlanta Downtown Neighborhood Association (ADNA). We appreciate your participation, your service and your support. For those of you who are not regular members of the ADNA, we want to extend a very warm invitation for you to join us.
What is ADNA? We are a division of the City of Atlanta Neighborhood Planning Unit system, which are citizen advisory councils that make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on zoning, land use, and other planning issues. Additionally, ADNA focuses on improving the quality of life of residents, visitors and business in downtown Atlanta.
FAQ about ADNA membership
Question: What do I have to do to be a member of ADNA?
Answer: Membership is simple, all you have to do is attend our general meetings. They are always held on the second Tuesday of the month at a convenient downtown location. After your third meeting, you are eligible to vote on the issues that come before the general body of the ADNA. There are no membership dues or fees to join.
Question: What does ADNA vote on?
Answer: We vote on primarily neighborhood use issues – from groups wanting to use our streets and parks for events and businesses who want beer, wine and liquor licenses granted.
Question: What else occurs in ADNA meetings?
Answer: We typically have guests that can inform us about important community issues. For example, there is often an officer from Atlanta Police Department to give us updates on police activity in the neighborhood. We have several legislative updates from our state representatives and city council members. Additionally, we host several events during the year that enlist member participation and support our goal of improving the quality of life. For example, in April it was the very successful annual Earth Day Clean-Up.
Question: What do I gain from my membership?
Answer: Membership gives you a unique voice in what happens to our neighborhood. It also gives you unique access to the resources that serve our community. This includes access to city council, state legislators, police, non-profits, organizations like Central Atlanta Progress. In addition to the monthly general body meeting, we host a monthly happy hour. Check out the website for details at www.atlantdna.org. This gives our members the opportunity to socialize and connect with one another.
We look forward to seeing you at ADNA!