NPU-S Calendar of Events: Feb 27 - Mar 5

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar!

NPU-S Events:

  • Mon-Fri. Yard Trimmings Collected. Due to staffing shortages, yard trimmings will be collected every other week until further notice. This week, yard trimmings WILL be collected.

    Trash and recycling are collected weekly as usual.
  • Wed Mar 1, 6:15pm. NPU-S Land Use Committee meeting. This committee makes recommendations to the NPU about:
    1. all matters related to the development of residential, commercial, and other large-scale development projects;
    2. all matters related to zoning, economic development, business expansion and retention, and urban design;
    3. all matters related to traffic and transportation planning;
    4. and all matters related to enforcement of City Codes.

    Karen Babino, Chair: land@npu-s.org. 770-912-3922 cell

    The Land Use Committee meets every 1st Wednesday of the month at 6:15 pm
    • Video: https://zoom.us/j/99268781798
      Meeting ID: 992 6878 1798
    • One tap mobile +13126266799,,99268781798# 
    • Phone: 312 626 6799 
      Meeting ID: 992 6878 1798
  • Thu Mar 2, 6:00pm. NPU-S Policy Committee meeting. https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86841093770. This committee makes recommendations to the NPU about:
    1. all matters related to the citywide Atlanta Planning and Advisory Board;
    2. all matters related to the NPU's official policies and positions on internal, citywide, and regional issues;
    3. and all matters related to the relationship of the NPU with its neighboring NPUs, neighborhoods, and municipalities.

    Kyle Lamont, Chair: policy@npu-s.org
    The Policy Committee meets every 2nd Thursday at 6:00pm:

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

  • Wed Mar 1, 7:00pm. NPU-R. Remote: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83595037850

    Meeting ID: 835 9503 7850

    One tap mobile dial: +16465588656,,83595037850#


    NPU R is comprised of the neighborhoods of
    • Adams Park
    • Campbellton Road
    • Fort Valley
    • Greenbriar
    • Laurens Valley
    • Pamond Park
    • Southwest

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!

Paid training in deconstruction

Atlanta Police Department 2023 LGBTQ Citizens Police Academy


The Atlanta Citizens Police Academy includes twelve-plus hours of skilled and professional instruction delivered in three-hour sessions. Classes are held on Tuesday evenings from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. Unless otherwise specified, the Citizens Police Academy will be held at: Atlanta Police Headquarters, 226 Peachtree St. SW Atlanta, Georgia 30303 404-546-2541 phone, 404-653-7992 fax

Classes topics may include:

  • Department Overview
  • Crime Lab
  • 911
  • Traffic Stops
  • Special Victims Unit
  • Use of Force
  • SWAT
  • Homicide investigations
  • And More!

HOW ARE PARTICIPANTS SELECTED?

The Atlanta Police Department strives to reflect a diverse group of participants. Applicants will be evaluated and notified when they are selected to participate. Potential candidates for the Citizens Police Academy should meet, but are not limited to the following criteria:

  • Be a resident of the Metropolitan Atlanta area
  • Minimum age of 21 years
  • No felony convictions
  • No misdemeanor convictions within one year of application
  • After completion of the application, consent forms, and waiver forms a standard background check will be completed.

HOW DO I APPLY?

Download the 2023 CPA Application
Hand deliver, email or mail the completed application to:

Atlanta Police Department
Community Services Division
Attn.: Elizabeth Espy
226 Peachtree St. SW Atlanta, GA 30303

QUESTIONS?

Contact the Atlanta Police Community Engagement Director:
Elizabeth Espy
enespy@atlantaga.gov
(404) 546-2541

MARTA Career Fair Feb 23: Rail Station, Railcar, Facilities and Heavy Cleaners Needed



The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) will hold a Career Fair for cleaners on Thursday, Feb. 23, from noon until 4 p.m. at MARTA headquarters, located across from the Lindbergh Center rail station on Piedmont Road in Atlanta. See additional details below:

WHAT: Career Fair - MARTA is Hiring:
Heavy Cleaners
Facilities Cleaners
Railcar Cleaners
Rail Station Cleaners
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 23
Noon – 4 p.m.

WHERE: MARTA Headquarters
2424 Piedmont Rd. NE
Atlanta, Ga. 30324

MARTA OFFERS:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Pension and Retirement Savings Plans
Life Insurance and Long- and Short-Term Disability

Applicants are encouraged to ride MARTA to the event. The Career Fair will be held at MARTA headquarters, which is located across the street from Lindbergh Center Station. Free parking is also available in the nearby MARTA parking deck.

Check for upcoming career fairs and employment opportunities by visiting itsmarta.com.

NPU University 1003.001: Intro to Parliamentary Procedures



NPU-S Calendar of Events: Feb 20 - Feb 26

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar!

NPU-S Events:

  • Mon - Fri. Yard Trimmings NOT Collected. Due to staffing shortages, yard trimmings will be collected every other week until further notice. This week, yard trimmings WILL NOT be collected.

    Trash and recycling are collected weekly as usual.
  • Wed Feb 22, 7:00pm. Assistant Services Committee Meeting. https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89475746987. This committee makes recommendations to the NPU about:
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • and all matters related to the youth of the NPU.
    Rogelio Arcila, Chair: assistant@npu-s.org

    Videoconferencing: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89475746987
    Dial In: +1 646 558 8656 Access Code: 894 7574 6987#
  • Thu Feb 23, 7:00pm. Cascade Ave Neighborhood Organization (CANO) (Hybrid). VICARS, 834 Cascade Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30311, USA. Join Zoom Meeting
    https://zoom.us/j/97987226201

    Meeting ID: 979 8722 6201
    Call In 312-626-6799, access code, 97987226201#
  • Sat Feb 25, 10:30am. Oakland City Community Organization (OCCO). Metropolitan Library, 1332 Metropolitan Pkwy SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA.

    Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84116108545 password 30310

    One tap mobile +13017158592,,84116108545#,,,,*30310#

    Or dial: +1 301 715 8592
    Enter Meeting ID: 841 161 085 45
    Enter Passcode: 30310

  • Sat Feb 25, 4:30pm. Lorenzo Drive Neighborhood Association. Covers Lorenzo Drive and nearby roads. 

    Meets via Phone: ‪(978) 990-5162 Access Code: 6673530#
  • Sun Feb 26, 5:00pm. Executive Committee Meeting - Community Impact Grant Review. https://us06web.zoom.us/j/4369779551.

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

No events on calendar

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

  • Wed Feb 22, 5:30pm. Ft. Mac Community Engagement Subcommittee Meeting. 1794 Walker Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA.
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!

Transportation Roundtable






Propel Atlanta will be holding the first Community Advocates Meeting of the year, hosting Atlanta City Council members who will discuss their transportation priorities for 2023. Council members will also be answering transportation-related questions. Have a question? Want to see who's coming? Visit our website to RSVP, submit questions, and see who's confirmed.







NPU-S General meeting *tonight*, Feb 16, 7pm

Today, Thursday the 16th, will be our NPU General Meeting for February 2023, held, as always, on the third Thursday of the month, 7pm to 9pm.

This is a HYBRID meeting. We will be meeting both in person and online.

Online

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!

In person:

Come to VICARS - at 838 Cascade Ave. While we will have whole-room air filtering, we ask attendees to wear a mask and/or have proof of vaccination.

Agenda

This month we'll have one voting item, an alcohol license transfer:

  • 1072 Cascade Ae, Cascade Food Mart. Map here, application here.
And, of course, there will be reports from the police, code enforcement, public works, and many more.

See you there!

Partial MARTA Red Line Suspension, Feb. 17-22, 2023

From MARTA:

MARTA is preparing for the next major project in our ongoing Track Replacement program. Soon, we will replace the double crossover on our Red Line tracks north of Buckhead station. This will require suspending Red Line service south of Medical Center station.

The shutdown will last from 9 p.m. Friday, February 17, until the end of service Wednesday, February 22. Reduced frequency Red Line service to the Airport resumes Thursday, February 23. Full service will be restored Sunday, February 26. 
Customers should allow up to 30 minutes of extra travel time. MARTA is promoting the following travel alternatives:

  • Local and express bus shuttles will serve Lenox, Buckhead, and Medical Center stations.
  • The MARTA Connect program will provide $10 vouchers for Uber and Lyft rides to and from affected stations.
  • MARTA Mobility paratransit service will be free between the affected stations.
  • Customers who usually drive and park at northern Red Line stations will be encouraged to consider driving to Gold Line stations to minimize delays.
  • Customers can use The Buc on-demand transportation service to reach destinations around its Buckhead service area during its weekday hours of operation (bucride.org).

For more information about this project and the Track Replacement program, please visit: https://itsmarta.com/trackreplacement.aspx












 

NPU-S Calendar of Events: Feb 13 - Feb 19

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar!

NPU-S Events:

  • Mon-Fri. Yard Trimmings Collected. Due to staffing shortages, yard trimmings will be collected every other week until further notice. This week, yard trimmings WILL be collected.

    Trash and recycling are collected weekly as usual.
  • Mon Feb 13, 6:30pm. Bush Mountain Community Organization. Videoconference: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83729649966

    Call in: +1 312 626 6799 Meeting ID: 837 2964 9966
  • Mon Feb 13, 7:00pm. Executive Committee meeting. The NPU is guided by the Executive Committee.  The Executive Committee is comprised of the Officers, the chairs of the Standing Committees, and a representative for each qualifying Neighborhood Organization. 

    The Executive Committee meets every second Sunday of the month at 4:45 pm.  Due to the Superbowl, it was postponed to Monday.
  • Mon Feb 13, 7:00pm. Beecher Hills Community Association. BUZZ Coffee and Winehouse, 2315 Cascade Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30311, USA. Join Zoom Meeting
    https://zoom.us/j/96697956397
    Meeting ID: 966 9795 6397
    Dial-In646-558-8656, access code,96697956397#
  • Tue Feb 14, 6:30pm. Graymont Drive Neighborhood Association.
  • Thu Feb 16, 7:00pm. NPU-S General Meeting. 838 Cascade Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30311, USA. Our monthly community meeting! Find out what's happening in your neighborhood and let the City know what you think. 

    To attend over videoconferencing, you must register beforehand at  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0udeCgqT8pEtycXQZ9s7Tk4_0J_73DZmQD

    Otherwise, you can call in at 
    Phone: (646) 558 8656
    Meeting ID: 993 2987 4388

    Supporting documents, including the agenda, can be found at http://bit.ly/NPUS-Meeting-Docs
  • Sat Feb 18, 10:00am. Westridge-Sandtown Community Organization Meeting. Covers the Westridge, Sandtown and Venetian Hills neighborhoods

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

  • Mon Feb 13, 7:00pm. NPU-V. (location varies).
    NPU V comprises the neighborhoods of 
    • Adair Park
    • Capitol Gateway
    • Mechanicsville
    • Peoplestown
    • Pittsburgh
    • Summerhill
    https://zoom.us/j/99211320112
    Meeting ID: 992 1132 0112

    Dial-In 646-558-8656, access code, 99211320112#
  • Wed Feb 15, 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

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!

Atlanta Land Trust - February 11 Community Information Session


Join us for this FREE event for future homebuyers! Participants will receive an overview of the Atlanta Land Trust which is working to create permanently affordable homes in Atlanta using the community land trust (CLT) model. 

Registrants will have the option to participate via phone or video conference. Once registered, participants will receive an email confirmation with Zoom meeting participation instructions. 

February
11
REGISTRATION
Sign up today!



Registration for Winter Break Camp - City of Atlanta



Registration at http://bit.ly/3XYtVKd

Trees Atlanta Job Interviews/Open House


In celebration of Georgia Arbor Day, Trees Atlanta will be hosting a job open house to share with the surrounding communities the many job opportunities at Trees Atlanta. 

Feb 9 BeltLine Virtual Public Meetings



From Atlanta BeltLine:

First Quarterly Briefing of 2023

February 9, 2023 from 6:30-8pm

Eastside Trail 

Our First Quarterly Briefing of 2023 will begin with BeltLine-wide project updates. We will follow this with a feature presentation from the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership. The remainder of the meeting will be dedicated to a question-and-answer session. This public meeting is being held virtually.

Download Meeting Flyer
VIRTUAL MEETING DETAIL
February 9, 2023 from 6:30-8pm
To pre-register or join the Zoom meeting already in progress please click HERE.
Phone Number to call in: 929-205-6099 
Webinar ID: 858 8110 7254
Public Meetings
The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. conducts regular community meetings to keep the public informed on the very latest developments, progress updates, and next steps on the Atlanta BeltLine project. View upcoming meetings, agendas, presentations and more.

Parent Leadership Month Webinar

FEBRUARY IS NATIONAL PARENT LEADERSHIP MONTH

 

 

PARENT LEADERSHIP WEBINAR

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2023

6PM - 7PM


February is National Parent Leadership Month. Join us for the parent leadership webinar to learn about some of the ways parents and caregivers can lead in supporting families and children in your community and all across Georgia. Join members of the Georgia Parent Advisory Council (GA PAC) and other key partners for a one hour webinar that shares how you can take on a leadership role. 

In this webinar you'll learn about: 

·     Georgia Parent Advisory Council

·     Strengthening Families Georgia Community Caf├ęs

·     Find Help GA

·     How to host a Civic Dinner in your community


 



NPU-S Calendar of Events: Feb 6 - Feb 12

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar!

NPU-S Events:

  • Mon-Fri Yard Trimmings NOT Collected. Due to staffing shortages, yard trimmings will be collected every other week until further notice. This week, yard trimmings WILL NOT be collected.

    Trash and recycling are collected weekly as usual.
  • Thu Feb 9, 6:30pm. NPU-S Quality of Life Committee Meeting. https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83127122349.

    This committee makes recommendations to the NPU about:

    1. all matters related to social services, health care, police, and fire protection;
    2. all matters related to recreation, parks, libraries, and cultural affairs;
    3. and all matters related to a pleasant and healthful environment, including, but not limited to: sanitary services, water and sewer facilities and services, and noise quality.
    Janelle Wright, Chair: quality@npu-s.org
    The Quality of Life Committee meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm
  • Sat Feb 11, 10:00am. WAWA: Service Saturdays. Outdoor Activity Center, 1442 Richland Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA. Registration required: wawa-online.eventbrite.com WAWA 404 752 5385
  • Sun Feb 12, 4:45pm. Executive Committee meeting. The NPU is guided by the Executive Committee.  The Executive Committee is comprised of the Officers, the chairs of the Standing Committees, and a representative for each qualifying Neighborhood Organization. 

    The Executive Committee meets every second Sunday of the month at 4:45 pm. 

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

  • Wed Feb 8, 7:00pm. NPU-T. Lee & White Street Community Room, 1000 White St SW. NPU T Comprises the neighborhoods of
    • Ashview Heights
    • Atlanta University Center
    • Harris Chiles
    • Just Us
    • The Villages at Castleberry Hill
    • West End
    • Westview

    https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsf-qgpj8jHdwlwLTAaKW5F6HpwWNiTO_h
    Meeting ID: 881 8388 4978      Password: 144796

     Or call: 16465588656,,88183884978#

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!