NPU-S Calendar of Events: Jul 26 - Aug 2

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar!

NPU-S Events:

  • Tue Jul 27, 1:00pm. Fulton Fresh Mobile Market - Hillside. Hillside International Truth Center, 2450 Cascade Rd, Atlanta, GA 30311, USA.
    Please visit https://fultonfresh.foodtalk.org  to register for a FREE account
    and to complete a short online module before arriving to an outdoor market to
    get your FREE produce.
  • Tue Jul 27, 6:30pm. Oakland City Community Organization (OCCO).

    Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83039203137 Meeting ID: 830 3920 3137 Passcode: 30310

    One tap mobile +13017158592,,83039203137#,,,,*30310#

    Or dial: +1 301 715 8592
    Enter Meeting ID: 830 3920 3137
    Enter Passcode: 30310

  • Wed Jul 28, 1:00pm. Fulton Fresh Mobile Market - Love Center. The Love Center, 1680 Campbellton Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30311, USA. Please visit https://fultonfresh.foodtalk.org  to register for a FREE account
    and to complete a short online module before arriving to an outdoor market to
    get your FREE produce.

External events
Events held around, nearby, or affecting NPU S.:

Public Hearings
City, County, State and other public meetings:

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!

Yard Trimmings to be Collected on Alternate Weeks

 


Due to pandemic-caused staffing shortages, yard trimmings will be collected every other week until further notice. Trash and recycling will continue to be collected on a weekly basis.

NPU-S Calendar of Events: Jul 19 - Jul 26

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar!

NPU-S Events:

  • Tue Jul 20, 1:00pm. Fulton Fresh Mobile Market - Hillside. Hillside International Truth Center, 2450 Cascade Rd, Atlanta, GA 30311, USA.
    Please visit https://fultonfresh.foodtalk.org  to register for a FREE account
    and to complete a short online module before arriving to an outdoor market to
    get your FREE produce.
  • Tue Jul 20, 7:00pm. Beecher-Donnelly community association meeting. 1191 Donnelly Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA.
  • Wed Jul 21, 1:00pm. Fulton Fresh Mobile Market - Love Center. The Love Center, 1680 Campbellton Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30311, USA. Please visit https://fultonfresh.foodtalk.org  to register for a FREE account
    and to complete a short online module before arriving to an outdoor market to
    get your FREE produce.
  • Wed Jul 21, 7:00pm. Assistant Services Committee Meeting. This committee makes recommendations to the NPU about:
    1. all matters related to special programs and services for senior citizens, including but not limited to housing and home repairs, financial assistance programs, and social services;
    2. all matters related to education, including but not limited to primary and secondary education, adult education, parent-teacher relationships, and after-school programs and activities;
    3. and all matters related to the youth of the NPU.

    Ruby Simmons, Chair: assistant@npu-s.org
    The Assistant Services Committee meets every third Wednesday at 6:30 pm. 

    • Video: https://zoom.us/j/92130603409. Passcode: 964881 Meeting ID: 921 3060 3409.
    • One tap mobile. +16465588656,,92130603409# US (New York)
    • Phone: 1 646 558 8656 US (New York)  Meeting ID: 921 3060 3409.

  • Thu Jul 22, 7:00pm. Cascade Ave Neighborhood Organization (CANO) (Online). Join Zoom Meeting
    https://zoom.us/j/97987226201

    Meeting ID: 979 8722 6201
    Call In 312-626-6799, access code, 97987226201#

External events
Events held around, nearby, or affecting NPU S.:

  • Mon Jul 19, 2:00pm. Rental Awareness Webinar. Urban League weekly webinar on tenancy responsibilities and obligations. HUD-certified counselors and financial coaches are on staff to provides comprehensive counseling services. Know your rights and options! Register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Q1HuJTSAQ8OcintiyH6tpA
  • Wed Jul 21, 12:00am. Financial Focus Webinar. Urban League hosted "Lunch and Learn" on building a good credit history.  Register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_e_qudpiITE6HFtTIg-moDA
  • Wed Jul 21, 7:00pm. NPU-I. Zoom - To join the remote meeting, click here. Dial-In: 301-715-8592, access code, 92613332610#. Meeting ID: 926 1333 2610   Passcode: 905252.

    NPU I is comprised of the neighborhoods of:
    • Audobon Forest
    • Audobon Forest West
    • Beecher Hills
    • Cascade Heights
    • Chalet Woods
    • Collier Heights
    • East Ardley Road
    • Florida Heights
    • Green Acres Valley
    • Green Forest Acres
    • Harland Terrace
    • Horseshoe Community
    • Ivan Hill
    • Magnum Manor
    • Peyton Forest
    • West Manor
    • Westhaven
  • Fri Jul 23, 5:00pm. Financial Freedom Fridays. Urban League webinar focusing on budgeting, savings, and financial health. Build healthy financial habits and reach your financial goals. Register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1XNxVoQYTG682ckOWVyyAQ

Public Hearings
City, County, State and other public meetings:

No events on calendar

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!

Rogelio Arcela Meet & Greet Canceled Due To Illness

Tonight's 7pm Meet & Greet with Rogelio Arcela, candidate for City Council District 4, has been canceled due to illness.  Keep an eye on this space for a future Meet & Greet!

NPU-S General Meeting This Thursday, July 15, 7pm

The NPU-S General Meeting will be held this Thursday, July 15, at 7pm

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

If you are attending via Zoom you must register with a valid email address! The registration system will send you an email with your personal link to the meeting. 

You can call into the meeting if you wish to attend without using Zoom. To attend the meeting by phone, call (646) 558 8656, meeting ID 993 2987 4388. We encourage phone attendees to also register!

This month we'll have a three voting items and one item for comment:

  • Z-21-58: Applicant seeks to rezone the 6.04 acre property from the I-1 (Light industrial) zoning designation to the I-MIX (Industrial mixed use district) zoning designation to create a cohesive mixed use development.
  • Z-21-62: Applicant seeks to rezone the property from the NC-14 (Cascade Avenue Beecher Street Neighborhood Commercial District) zoning designation to the R-5 (Two-family residential, minimum lot size .17 acres) zoning designation.
  • Z-21-53 An Ordinance by Councilmember Cleta Winslow to amend the 1982 City of Atlanta Zoning Ordinance, as amended, (Part 16 Of The Land Development Code), so as to create Chapter 42 Intown South Commercial Corridor Overlay; and for other purposes.
As always,  representatives from the police, code enforcement, public works, and other City departments will call in to give reports, and we'll discuss NPU and community programs for our constituents. Come on out!

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


APS Student Internet Access Survey - Free wifi hotspots, responses due 7/16


Every Atlanta Public Schools student will receive a laptop or iPad for the 2021-2022 school year. Device distributions will occur at your school. In addition to devices, APS is providing hotspots for students who do not have an internet connection at home.

To register to receive a hotspot, please fill out the information below. Responses are due Friday, July 16.

Only one hotspot will be distributed per household, so you do not need to fill out the survey for multiple students.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeN_kRARNcPX_miFVT7iEEUY96e86s2cA5QJEqhmFjqwBneag/viewform


NPU-S Candidate Meet & Greets This Monday and Friday: Kim Scott, Rogelio Arcela


2021 is an election year for Atlanta
, and there are several candidates running for office. Many voters ignore municipal elections - but your local elected officials are the most accessible and have the most impact on your day-to-day life. 

NPU-S wants to make sure that you can make an informed choice. We've extended an invitation to all candidates to hold virtual meet-and-greet sessions, courtesy of the NPU! These sessions are an opportunity for you to get to know the candidates and ask them questions about matters that concern you.  

We encourage every eligible citizen to register and vote in November!  

This week's Meet + Greets:

  • Monday Jul 12, 6:00pm: Kim Scott for City Council District 4
    Video: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88953747327
    Phone (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID 889 5374 7327
  • Friday Jul 16, 7:00pm: Rogelio Arcela for City Council District 4
    Videoconference: https://zoom.us/j/91313287676
    Phone: (312) 626-6799 Meeting ID: 913 1328 7676

We have recordings of past meet and greets at our Municipal Elections Page, along with a list of candidates.

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