NPU-S Calendar of Events, September 23 - 29

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar:
NPU-S Events:
  • Monday, September 23 - ARTlanta OPEN Mondays - 7pm, Stained Gallery (1719 Sayers St SW). Open mic & networking event for musicians to showcase their talents and mix & mingle with their peers within the art and music community. 
  • Tuesday, September 24 - Oakland City Community Organization - 6:30pm, Reverend James Orange Recreation Center (1305 Oakland Dr). More information at https://www.occoatl.org/ 
  • Thursday, September 26 - Cascade Avenue Neighborhood Organization - 7pm, Fire Station 14 (1203 Lee St.). Covers south of Beecher to north of Avon, from Cascade Heights to Westmont.  For more information, contact cascadeaveneighborhood@gmail.com
  • Saturday, September 28 - WAWA Walk with a Doc - 9am,  Lionel Hampton Trail (390 Willis Mill Road). Free, registration required. Weekly walk with health professionals, ask questions while getting fit. https://wawa-online.eventbrite.com
External Events:

  • Tuesday, September 24 - Film: "Suppressed: The Fight to Vote" - 7pm, Auburn Avenue Research Library (101 Auburn Ave NE). The Auburn Avenue Research Library, in collaboration with Brave New Films, will host a screening of Suppressed: The Fight to Vote by Robert Greenwald. In Suppressed: The Fight to Vote, Brave New Films weaves together personal stories, from American voters, that vividly paints a disturbing picture of recent systemic voter suppression, that disproportionately affected communities of color. This film examines the historical context and contemporary relevance Voter suppression experienced by millions of Americans via voter roll purges, poll closures, missing absentee ballots, and strict voter ID. This event is free and open to the public.
  • Wednesday, September 25 - Fort Mac LRA Community Engagement Subcommittee Meeting - 5:30pm, Ft. McPherson LRA Office (1794 Walker Ave). http://fortmaclra.com/community/
  • Sunday, September 29 - Atlanta Streets Alive - Southwest - 2:30pm, Cascade Ave & Donnelly St. From the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition: "From 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition activates Atlanta Streets Alive - Southwest, connecting 7 neighborhoods spanning from Cascade Avenue along Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard to Georgia Avenue. We'll close the streets to cars and open them for people to walk, roll, bike, and play!" For more information, see https://www.atlantastreetsalive.com/southwest.
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 General Meeting *tonight*, Sep 19, 7pm

Tonight, Thursday the 19th, will be our NPU General Meeting for September 2019, held, as always, on the third Thursday of each month.

At this meeting there will be a presentation, two zoning votes, and an ordinance on "party houses".

Furthermore, there will be a vote on several proposed changes to the bylaws. Unlike other NPU-S votes, bylaws changes are voted upon by residents of the NPU without restriction. All other NPU-S votes are restricted to members who have attended at least three meetings in the last year.

And, of course, there will be reports from the police, code enforcement, public works, and many more!

See you there!

When: Thursday, September 19, 2019, 7-9pm
Where: VICARS, 838 Cascade Rd SW
Agenda: http://bit.ly/NPUSAgendaSeptember2019

Annual West End Health Fair - September 21, 10am, West End Mall

From West End Seventh-Day Adventist Church: Please come out to support the annual West End Health Fair on September 21st from 10:00am to 3:00pm at 850 Oak St SW Atlanta, GA 30310. We will have health screenings, vendors, and much  more. We hope to see you there!




Fulton County Board of Equalization Seeking New Members

The Board of Equalization hears and decides taxpayer's appeals of the value, uniformity of value and taxability of real and personal property, exemption denials and current use determinations. Board members are also responsible for assuring that all real and personal property entered on the county's assessment roll is at true and fair market value.

In addition to being property owners, applicants must also be qualified and competent to serve as grand jurors and be high school graduates at least 18 years old.  Applicants must satisfactorily complete 40 hours of certified state-mandated training before he or she can participate as a member of the Board. Applicants may not hold an elected office or be employed by an elected official.

Successful candidates will serve a three year term and may be reappointed by the grand jury for more than one term of office. Board members are compensated at the rate of $100.00 per day.

To apply, please visit: Fulton County Board of Equalization (BOE) Member Application


NPU-S Calendar of Events, September 16 - 22

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar:
NPU-S Events:
  • Monday, September 16 - ARTlanta OPEN Mondays - 7pm, Stained Gallery (1719 Sayers St SW). Open mic & networking event for musicians to showcase their talents and mix & mingle with their peers within the art and music community. 
  • Tuesday, September 17 - Beecher-Donnelly Community Association - 7pm, West End Family Life & Community Center (1191 Donnelly Ave SW). Covers the area between Oakland Drive and Cascade, from Richland to Donnelly.
  • Thursday, September 19 - NPU-S General Meeting - 7pm, VICARS (838 Cascade Ave).
  • Saturday, September 21 - WAWA Walk with a Doc - 9am,  Lionel Hampton Trail (390 Willis Mill Road). Free, registration required. Weekly walk with health professionals, ask questions while getting fit. https://wawa-online.eventbrite.com
  • Saturday, September 21 - Westridge/Sandtown Venetian Hills Neighborhood Organization - 10am. Monthly meeting of WSCO, which operates over the entirety of Venetian Hills. Contact VenetianHillsPresident@gmail.com for more information.
  • Saturday, September 21 - Lorenzo Drive Neighborhood Block Association - 5pm, Chik-fil-A (875 M.L.K. Jr Dr SW). Quarterly meeting of LDNBA, which operates on Lorenzo Drive and neighboring roads. Contact thelders@bellsouth.net for more information.
External Events:
  • Wednesday, September 18 - NPU-I Meeting - 7pm, CT Martin Natatorium and Recreation Center (3201 MLK Dr.). Covers the neighborhoods of Audubon Forest, Beecher Hills, Cascade Heights, Collier Heights, Florida Heights, Ivan Hill, Mangum Manor, Peyton Forest, West Manor, Westhaven, and Westwood Terrace.
  • Saturday, September 21 - Atlanta Planning Advisory Board General Meeting - 10am, Atlanta City Hall (55 Trinity Ave).
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!

Federal Opportunity Zone Small Business Empowerment Forum - September 26, 9:30am, Russell Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Join Invest Atlanta, the Urban League of Greater Atlanta, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a discussion on Federal Opportunity Zones.

Federal Opportunity Zones are economically-distressed census tracts where investors can re-invest their unrealized capital gains to support revitalization in low-income communities. The City of Atlanta has 26 Federal Opportunity Zones, primarily located in the southern and southwestern areas of the city.

This action-oriented economic development forum will offer guidance and support to small and minority-owned businesses seeking to participate in Atlanta’s Federal Opportunity Zone initiative.

Click here to RSVP on Eventbrite.

Thursday, September 26 2019, 9:30am – 11:30am

Russell Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
504 Fair St SW
Atlanta, GA 30313




Saint Peter Missionary Baptist Church Community Festival - September 28, 12pm, Saint Peter Missionary Baptist Church

Fun for the whole family! The Saint Peter Missionary Baptist Church Community Festival will have food bank giveaways, health screenings, and opportunities for residents to connect with community resources and public officials.

The festival will be held on Saturday, September 28, from noon to 3pm, at Saint Peter Missionary Baptist Church, 1558 Venetian Drive Southwest, Atlanta, GA 30311.

For more information, email info@saintpeterbaptist.org or call 404.758.4462