July 2014 Meeting Agenda

Posted by admin | Agendas | Thursday, July 10, 2014 11:14 am

Tuesday, July 15th

Atlanta First United Methodist Church, 360 Peachtree St NE – corner of Peachtree and Ivan Allen Jr Blvd
one block from Civic Center MARTA station, parking will also be available in the church parking lot on Porter Place

6:30-6:50pm: tours of Midtown Assistance Center and Commons at Imperial Hotel

7:00-8:00pm: joint meeting with Fourth Ward West regarding homelessness services

Partner for Hope update – Charles Gardner and Dan Williams
 
Service provider panel:
 - Midtown Assistance Center
 - Central Outreach & Advocacy Center
 - Gateway Center
 - Living Room

If you have specific questions you would like addressed by our speakers send them to Pam at pjrp@bellsouth.net. Please note July 15th meeting in the subject line.

Following the meeting you are invited to Pacific Rim Bistro for “social time” with your downtown neighbors!

June 2014 Meeting Agenda

Posted by admin | Agendas, Meetings | Tuesday, June 10, 2014 11:54 am

Atlanta Downtown Neighborhood Association Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

100 Peachtree St – 31st Floor (enter from Forsyth St)

socializing/networking at 6:30pm, meeting at 7:00pm

Welcome

Applications & Presentations:

Topic : Atlanta Streetcar

Committee Reports

General Discussion

Agenda – April 2014 General Meeting

Posted by debday | Agendas, Meetings | Monday, April 7, 2014 9:45 am

Downtown's BIG Year

From the opening of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and the College Football Hall of Fame to the addition of a brand new Atlanta Streetcar and the Downtown Pop Up Retail Program, it is no wonder that the New York Times listed Downtown Atlanta as one of 52 Places to Go in 2014.

Join ADNA as we hear from Central Atlanta Progress about what all is happening in Downtown’s big year!

Hilton Atlanta
255 Courtland St NE – 2nd floor in rooms 206 & 207

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
socializing starts at 6:30pm, meeting starts at 7:00pm

alcohol license applications:

March 2014 Meeting Agenda

Posted by admin | ADNA, Agendas, Licensing, Meetings | Friday, March 7, 2014 9:16 am

Atlanta Downtown Neighborhood Association Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Centennial Place Elementary School – 531 Luckie St NW (near North Ave)

socializing and tours at 6:30pm, meeting at 7:00pm

Welcome

Applications & Presentations:

Topic : Education

  • Centennial Place Conversion Charter
  • Council of Intown Neighborhoods & Schools
  • APS Board of Education
  • NPU M Education Committee

Committee Reports

General Discussion

Also, we will be collecting travel-size toiletries to donate to the Gateway Center.

February 2014 Meeting Agenda

Posted by admin | Agendas, Meetings | Saturday, February 8, 2014 4:40 pm

**UPDATE**

Centennial Place Elementary School will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday due to the weather. We are making preparations to have our Applications and Presentations listed below at our upcoming happy hour at Slice Downtown on Tuesday, February 18th and will try to reschedule our Education topic for our meeting on Tuesday, March 11th.

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Atlanta Downtown Neighborhood Association Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Centennial Place Elementary School – 531 Luckie St NW

socializing and tours at 6:30pm, meeting at 7:00pm

Welcome

Applications & Presentations:

  • Thrive – 101 Marietta St NW – Alcohol License, Change of Ownership
  • Olympia Building/Walgreen’s – Ordinance re: Alcohol License
  • M.L. King Jr. Landmark District Zoning Changes

Topic : Education

  • Centennial Place Conversion Charter – Janet Kinard
  • Council of Intown Neighborhoods & Schools – Julia Neighbors
  • APS Board of Education – Byron D. Amos, District 2; Matt Westmoreland, District 3
  • NPU M Education Committee – Wayne Reimer

Committee Reports

General Discussion

Also, we will be collecting travel-size toiletries to donate to the Gateway Center.

January 2014 Meeting Agenda

Posted by admin | Agendas, Meetings | Tuesday, January 14, 2014 9:08 am

Atlanta Downtown Neighborhood Association Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Dania’s Restaurant & Lounge – corner of Peachtree and Marietta

socializing at 6:30pm, meeting at 7:00pm

Welcome

2014 Board of Directors

Applications:

Olympia Building presentation

NPU Update

Committee Reports

General Discussion

NPU-N Community Development/Human Resources Committee

Posted by debday | Entertainment, Meetings | Thursday, June 6, 2013 10:26 am

Meeting the second Wednesday of each month

Next meeting – June 12, 2013 7:00 pm
Topic “Entertainment Filming Ordinance”
Octane Coffee Shop, Grant Park, 437 Memorial Drive, Suite A5, on the back side of the Jane complex
Questions? Call Amy Stout (404)371-0505 or (404)727-9536

This ordinance was created by the Finance/Executive Committee (particularly as it tries to “minimize the potential inconvenience to Atlanta’s residents and businesses from entertainment production”) and any other pertinent legislation or relevant concerns.
(see attached document)

 

film ordinance

Monthy Neighborhood Meeting

Posted by debday | Agendas, Meetings, Uncategorized | Thursday, May 2, 2013 3:30 pm

Have you ever wondered what goes on at City Hall?

Join us for a lesson on Atlanta Civics 101.

Tuesday May 14, 2013
6:30 – social
7:00 – meeting

Welcome

Introductions

Alcohol License Applicants

  • 5 Points Convenience Store (20-H Broad Street) – change of ownership
  • The Venue  30 Ivan Allen Blvd (Old FAB space)

MultiModal Update

Civics 101

Announcements

  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Streets Alive
  • Tour

 

Hilton Garden Inn
275 Baker
Atlanta, GA

March 2013 Meeting Agenda

Posted by Kyle | Agendas, Meetings | Tuesday, March 12, 2013 11:08 am

Atlanta Downtown Neighborhood Association Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Park Bar – 150 Walton St NW
socializing at 6:30pm, meeting at 7:00pm
Topic: Residential Real Estate

License Applications:

  • The Tabernacle – Wolfgang Puck Catering – 152 Luckie St NW – Change of Agent
  • McCormick & Schmick’s – 190 Marietta St NW – Change of Agent

Presentations:

  • Atlanta SkyView Wheel

Discussion:

  • Residential Real Estate

Committee Reports:

  • Communications
  • Community Affairs
  • Treasurer
  • Membership
  • Special Events

Minutes from General Meeting – February 12, 2013

Posted by debday | Minutes, Uncategorized | Tuesday, February 19, 2013 9:38 pm

Many thanks to the Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Downtown for hosting our meeting. Special thanks for General Manager Scot Gladstone for his hospitality and generosity.
- Bistro Style restaurant being launched this week

Elected Officials Update:

Kwanza Hall’s office:
- working on Bond/Hall legislation – neighborhood notifications with NPU-M

Michael Bonds’ office:
- ordinances dealing with solicitation
- public property pending issue (mayor is supposed to come back with proposal – pushed out 60 days)
- write/call City Council, Chief Turner and Mayor with your thoughts on vending issue and any other issues
- provided dispositions of panhandling law/court appearances for December – will provide residing Judge on future data

H Lamar Willis’ office:
- developing DTAG committee – projects downtown – master/actionable plan

Police Update:

Sgt Green:
- Underground footprint expanded to Memorial, Decatur, Forsyth and Washington Aves
- promoted “See Something, Say Something” program
- always call 911 first, then call 404-648-6364 to report incidents
- info coming on Fox Market, 80 Peachtree
- email address provided: rquintana@atlantaga.gov

Dancy/Charles from Community Liason Unit
- covers all neighborhoods – wherever crime is
- backup for officers from 911
- QOL issues
- contact info: 404-546-5650, atlantacops@atlantaga.gov
- provide full description (start at shoes)

Upcoming Events:

Stephanie Kindrington/Final Four:
- http://www.ncaa.com/final-four#!event_news for updates/events
Neighborhood participation:
- Bracket Town – Congress Center
- 3 on 3 Tournament
- Reeses Final Four Friday
- Big Dance Concert Series at COP
- Road to Final Four 5K
- Div 2 and Div 3 championships at Phillips Arena

Volunteer info: http://www.volunteerfinalfouratl.com/

Other events in COP:
- May – Party in the Park
- June – Farmers’ Market in the Park (look for announcement next month)
Follow Centennial Park on Twitter or Facebook

- Opportunity for DAMN nights – stay tuned

Big Dance Block Party:
- April 5 – 8 (same time as Final Four) – in parking lot by Ted’s Montana Grill – contained environment
- Food truck village, entertainment stage, outdoor tavern
Motion to Support – Dorthey Hurst
Seconded – Deb Day
Approved

Publix Marathon:
- March 17th at COP – http://www.georgiamarathon.com/
- ADNA will have a cheering section

Next Happy Hour:
- Friday, March 8 – Thrive restaurant

Earth Day:
- April 20, 2013

Castleberry HIll Cleanup:
- Mid March

Healey/Kessler 100th Anniversary Party:
- March 23, 2013
- details on Kessler City Lofts facebook page and Healey facebook page

Phoenix Flies:
- 2 weeks of events/tours – Atlanta Preservation Center
- Oakland Cemetary – Free tours

Issues/Updates:

Anti-Prostitution Support Legislation:
- amends current legislation giving police ability to find areas of prostitution. If caught in these areas
1. banished from area
2. fined more and longer banishment
3. escalates to banned from citry
- asking for support from downtown – write council asking them to vote to support SOAP legislation

Downtown Development Tech Advisory Group (DTAG):
- start date early March
- 6-12 mo group – 1 meeting per month
Bill Mosely nominated Kristen Halloran to represent ADNA
Deb Day seconded
Approved

Operation Best Foot Forward:
- CAP working with various agencies on improvement of the area from Marietta going south

ADNA/Committee Updates:

- Susan Roe would like to have postings of units for sale/rent on ADNA website – send information to http://www.atlantadna.org/contact-us/

ADNA Board Retreat – ideas discussed:
- meeting agenda for year will be on website
- events will be on website

Public Safety:
- allow process to work itself out on Fox Market
- big focus on SOMA

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