NPU-S Meeting tomorrow, Thursday 9/17

The NPU-S General Meeting will be held this Thursday, September 17th, at 7pm.

As usual, our meeting is being held over Google Meet. Attendees should register beforehand! If you do not register then we cannot count your attendance or verify your identity on voting matters.

To register, either  register online at http://bit.ly/NPUS-Meeting-Register, or call (770) 744-5311 and leave a message with a way for us to reach you.

Agenda, minutes, and supporting documents can be found on http://bit.ly/NPUS-Meeting-Docs

To attend the meeting:

We have one vote this month, an updated rezoning proposal:

Z-20-07 - An Ordinance to amend the City of Atlanta Code of Ordinances Part 16 Zoning, Chapters 3, 4, 5, 6 and 6A Single-Family Residential District Regulations for R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4 and R-4A by requiring the development of new single-family detached dwellings on land-locked lots to obtain a special use permit; and for other purposes.

We also have an annual vote on the NPU-S Bylaws.

As always, there will be representatives from the police, code enforcement, public works, and other City departments call in to give reports, and discuss NPU and community programs for our constituents. Come on out!


NPU-S Calendar of Events: September 14 - 20

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar:
NPU-S Events:
  • Monday, September 14 - Beecher Hills Community Meeting - 7pm, Zoom. Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/96697956397, Meeting ID: 966 9795 6397. Dial-In: 646-558-8656, access code: 96697956397#.
  • Tuesday, September 15 - Beecher-Donnelly Community Association Meeting - 7pm.
  • Thursday, September 17 - NPU-S General Meeting, 7pm,  Google Hangout. Join Hangout from a web browser: https://meet.google.com/rbh-ptwd-efj or by phone: One tap mobile, or call +1 515-599-7285‬ PIN: ‪480 291 570‬#.
  • Saturday, September 19 - OCCO Community Cleanup - 9am, Oakland City MARTA station, Campbellton side. Contact Carissa Zedaker at carissasellshouses@gmail.com for more information.
  • Saturday, September 19 - Westridge-Sandtown Community Organization Meeting - 10am, Google Hangout. Join Hangout from a web browser: https://meet.google.com/oig-rtct-yhd or by phone: One tap mobile, or call +1 747-202-2723‬ PIN: ‪942 081 556‬#
  • Saturday, September 19 - Lorenzo Drive Neighborhood Block Association Meeting - 5pm.
External Events:
  • Monday, September 14 - Murphy Crossing Updates - Southwest Study Group - 12pm, online or by phone. Come hear the latest about the future site development of 1050 Murphy Avenue – also known as Murphy Crossing. For your convenience, this public meeting is being held virtually and will repeat consecutively on Saturday 9/12, Monday 9/14, and Tuesday 9/15. Please submit questions by Friday, September 11th at noon to meeting.questions@atlbeltline.org. We will take as many questions as we can on Zoom and Facebook Live, but submitting ahead of time is the best way to ensure we are able to address your question.
    • MEETING INFORMATION
      • Online details at beltline.org/meeting Or
      • Each meeting can be accessed by Dialing in by phone, 929-205-6099
  • Monday, September 14 - NPU-V Monthly Meeting - 7pm, Zoom. https://zoom.us/j/99211320112, Meeting ID: 992 1132 0112; Dial-In 646-558-8656, access code 99211320112#
    NPU-V comprises the neighborhoods of 
    • Adair Park
    • Capitol Gateway
    • Mechanicsville
    • Peoplestown
    • Pittsburgh
    • Summerhill
  • Tuesday, September 15 - MARTA Fresh Market - West End Station, 3 - 7pm.
  • Tuesday, September 15 - Murphy Crossing Updates - Southwest Study Group - 6:30pm, online or by phone. Come hear the latest about the future site development of 1050 Murphy Avenue – also known as Murphy Crossing. For your convenience, this public meeting is being held virtually and will repeat consecutively on Saturday 9/12, Monday 9/14, and Tuesday 9/15. Please submit questions by Friday, September 11th at noon to meeting.questions@atlbeltline.org. We will take as many questions as we can on Zoom and Facebook Live, but submitting ahead of time is the best way to ensure we are able to address your question.
    • MEETING INFORMATION
      • Online details at beltline.org/meeting Or
      • Each meeting can be accessed by Dialing in by phone, 929-205-6099
  • Thursday, September 17 - Virtual Skilled Trades Expo - 6pm, online, Eventbrite registration required. Are you unemployed? Do you need training? Meet professionals in the trades,  learn about free training programs and what companies are hiring or offering apprenticeships. Trade skills:
    • Auto Mechanic
    • Plumbing
    • Electrical
    • Cybersecurity
    • Culinary Arts
    • Construction
Learn more and register at ccmapmi.org.
  • Friday, September 18 - MARTA Fresh Market - Five Points - 3 - 8pm.
If you have any local events that you'd like to see on the NPU-S calendar, please send email to events@npu-s.org. Please be sure to include the date, time, and location of your event!

NPU-S Calendar of Events: September 7 - 13

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar:

NPU-S Events:
External Events:
  • Tuesday, September 8 - MARTA Fresh Market - West End Station, 3 - 7pm.
  • Wednesday, September 9 - NPU-T, 7pm, Zoom. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsf-qgpj8jHdwlwLTAaKW5F6HpwWNiTO_h, Meeting ID: 881 8388 4978, Password: 144796, or call +1-646-558-8656,,88183884978#. NPU-T comprises the neighborhoods of:
    • Ashview Heights
    • Atlanta University Center
    • Harris Chiles
    • Just Us
    • The Villages at Castleberry Hill
    • West End
    • Westview
  • Friday, September 11 - MARTA Fresh Market - Five Points - 3 - 8pm.
  • Saturday, September 12 - Murphy Crossing Updates - Southwest Study Group - 10am. Come hear the latest about the future site development of 1050 Murphy Avenue – also known as Murphy Crossing. For your convenience, this public meeting is being held virtually and will repeat consecutively on Saturday 9/12, Monday 9/14, and Tuesday 9/15. Please submit questions by Friday, September 11th at noon to meeting.questions@atlbeltline.org. We will take as many questions as we can on Zoom and Facebook Live, but submitting ahead of time is the best way to ensure we are able to address your question. MEETING INFORMATION:
    • Online details at beltline.org/meetings Or
    • Each meeting can be accessed by dialing in by phone, 929-205-6099
If you have any local events that you'd like to see on the NPU-S calendar, please send email to events@npu-s.org. Please be sure to include the date, time, and location of your event!

NPU-S Calendar of Events: August 31 - September 6

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar:

NPU-S Events:
  • None at this time
External Events:
  • Tuesday, September 1 - MARTA Fresh Market - West End Station, 3 - 7pm.
  • Wednesday, September 2 - NPU-R - Free Conference Call. Online: https://www.freeconferencecall.com/wall/annsonita, Meeting ID: annsonita; Or dial (712) 770-4598, Access code: 469781#. NPU R is comprised of the neighborhoods of
    • Adams Park
    • Campbellton Road
    • Fort Valley
    • Greenbriar
    • Laurens Valley
    • Pamond Park
    • Southwest
  • Friday, September 4 - MARTA Fresh Market - Five Points - 3 - 8pm.
If you have any local events that you'd like to see on the NPU-S calendar, please send email to events@npu-s.org. Please be sure to include the date, time, and location of your event!

NPU-S ATLDOT Project Updates

From the Atlanta Office of Transportation (ATLDOT)

Good Evening, NPU Stakeholders:
Attached is the latest NPU-S Project Dashboard report (PDF) with the best available information on ATLDOT projects within your boundaries. In addition, here’s a quick status update on projects in design and construction:

Campbellton Rd - Smart Transit Corridor

GDOT is managing project bidding, contracting and construction. The concept design has been approved by GDOT. Surveying for entire street is currently underway.

Cascade Ave. Phase II Streetscape Project

This is part of the design-only Phase II of the Cascade Road/Ave Complete Street project

Cascade Rd - Complete Street

The design for Phase I is complete. Utility relocation work to improve power service in the corridor is underway. The construction bid package has been submitted to Office of Procurement. Right-of-way parcel acquisitions and closings are ongoing. However, rate of closings has been adversely affected by COVID-19. The project is currently on schedule for target construction start date of December 2020.

Cascade Rd - Resurfacing Phase 2

This work is being completed as part of the Cascade Road Complete Street project, with a target construction start date of December 2020.

Cascade Rd (TCC)

This work is being completed as part of the Cascade Road Complete Street project, with a target construction start date of December 2020.

Cascade Rd. Phase I Streetscape Project

This work is being completed as part of the Cascade Road Complete Street project, with a target construction start date of December 2020.

Avon Ave @ Westmont Rd & Orlando St

This intersection is included in a package of citywide signal upgrades and intersection improvements.  Final plans for the package are complete, utility evaluations are under way and bid package is being prepared for submission to the Office of Procurement.

Lee St. @ White Oak Avenue

This intersection is included in a package of citywide signal upgrades and intersection improvements.  Final plans for the package are complete, utility evaluations are under way and bid package is being prepared for submission to the Office of Procurement.

Neighborhood Sidewalk & ADA Improvements

Original scope is complete; however additional work been added to the contract that will be completed this summer.

Beecher St Resurfacing

This work is complete but will be designated as under construction until all punch list items on the contract are completed.

Stanton Road Resurfacing

This work is complete but will be designated as under construction until all punch list items on the contract are completed.

Right of Way Acquisition and Install Lighting (Atlanta  Beltine)

67.5% of total funding allotment has been paid; annual payments will continue until funding commitment is complete.

Campbellton Rd - Phase 2 (TCC)

Construction is complete, and punch list is underway. The final inspection expected this summer.

Campbellton Rd @ Oakland Ave

Construction is complete and punch list is underway. The final inspection expected this summer.

Signal Optimization and Detection Phase I

Most work completed on this citywide contract; will cover signal tech and traffic engineering work needed for Dekalb Ave Safety Improvements.

Smart Signal Systems Phase I

Most work completed on this citywide contract; will cover signal tech and traffic engineering work needed for Dekalb Ave Safety Improvements.


Please feel free to submit any questions regarding the projects listed in the monthly report to ATLDOT@atlantaga.gov. For updates on projects in construction, you may contact Adrian Carver, Construction Outreach Liaison, via email at: renewatl-acarver@atlantaga.gov or by phone at: 470-352-5427.

NPU-S Calendar of Events: August 24 - 30

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar:

NPU-S Events:
  • Tuesday, August 25 - Oakland City Community Organization (OCCO) meeting - 6:30pm, Zoom. Join Zoom Meeting Online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85441618449. Dial-in Numbers: +1 253 215 8782 US or +1 301 715 8592 US, Meeting ID: 854 4161 8449. Monthly on the fourth Tuesday.
  • Thursday, August 27 - Cascade Ave Neighborhood Organization (CANO) meeting - 7pm, Zoom. Join Zoom Meeting Online: https://zoom.us/j/98023419866. Dial-in Number: +1 646 558 8656, Meeting ID: 980 2341 9866, Access Code: 98023419866#. Monthly on the fourth Thursday.
External Events:
  • Tuesday, August 25 - MARTA Fresh Market - West End Station, 3 - 7pm.
  • Thursday, August 27 - Drive Thru Free Food Distribution - 10am - 2pm, Collier Park Recreation Center (3691 Collier Dr NW). Free drive-through food, first come first serve, courtesy of the City of Atlanta Police, Atlanta Fire and Rescue, and the City Solicitor's Department.
  • Friday, August 28 - MARTA Fresh Market - Five Points - 3 - 8pm.
If you have any local events that you'd like to see on the NPU-S calendar, please send email to events@npu-s.org. Please be sure to include the date, time, and location of your event!