Ft. Mac Community Engagement Subcommittee meeting tomorrow, Wed June 23, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Given the recent developments at the Fort Mac LRA, we thought we'd highlight the Community Engagement Subcommittee meeting tomorrow, which is being held via Zoom:

Fort Mac LRA - Community Engagement Subcommittee Meeting (CES) - via Zoom. 5:00 PM-7:00 PM 2021.06.23

  • Video: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83974161223?pwd=SkF0d04wcHRReFB2MjQxYkNyMXNjUT09
  • Phone: (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 839 7416 1223 Passcode: 991479
  • One tap mobile +13017158592,83644249830# 

Send email comments to Publiccomment@fortmaclra.com 

TD Jakes' team will be in attendance to answer questions.

NPU-S Calendar of Events: Jun 21 - Jun 28

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar!

NPU-S Events:

  • Tue Jun 22, 9:00am. Vaccination Drive. 838 Cascade Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30311, USA. The Community Church of God is hosting a vaccination drive in cooperation with Walgreens.

    Participants must register in advance at wagsoutreach.com/ss/COM127295
    FAQs at https://www.walgreens.com/topic/promotion/covid-vaccine.jsp
  • Tue Jun 22, 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

  • Thu Jun 24, 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#
  • Sat Jun 26, 11:00am. Friends of John A White - Park cleanup. John A White Outdoor Pool, 1101 Cascade Cir SW, Atlanta, GA 30311, USA.
    Join Friends of John A. White park for a cleanup and meet & greet! Learn about upcoming projects in JAWP and how you can be part of the Friends of John A. White Park group! 

    For more information contact Dawn Brown at dawn@friendsofjohnawhitepark.org

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

  • Mon Jun 21, 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
  • Tue Jun 22, 11:00am. Rapid Employment Initiative Career Fair. Please join the Urban League of Greater Atlanta for our virtual career fairs every Tuesday @ 11 am. 

    These interactive virtual events allow jobseekers to meet in a virtual environment using chat rooms, teleconferencing, webcasts, webinars and/or email to exchange information about job openings. 

    Please join the call with an electronic copy of your resume and/or your employment history.

    Registration at https://bit.ly/33tcckt
  • Wed Jun 23, 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
  • Fri Jun 25, 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:

  • Wed Jun 23, 5:30pm. MILRA CES Meeting . Ft.McPherson, LRA Office, 1794 Walker Avenue.
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 This Thursday, June 17

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

This is our first general meeting held via Zoom, as opposed to Google Meet, so some things have changed. Read carefully!

To register, either go online to https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0udeCgqT8pEtycXQZ9s7Tk4_0J_73DZmQD 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 single voting item and one item for comment:

  • Z-21-41 An Ordinance by Zoning Committee to amend the 1982 Atlanta Zoning Ordinance, as amended, by amending the definition of urban gardens to permit on-site sales; by amending the special administrative permit requirement for urban gardens; so as to expand the use of urban gardens in residential areas; and to increase the availability of locally grown food and to stimulate neighborhood economic activity; and for other purposes. Fact Sheet
  • SD-21-11 (review and comment only) - a proposed subdivision of 1471 Olive St into two lots. 
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


Candidate Meet and Greet this Friday: Jason Dozier


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:

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

Helpful links:

NPU-S Calendar of Events: Jun 14 - Jun 21

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar!

NPU-S Events:

  • Mon Jun 14, 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-In 646-558-8656, access code,96697956397#
  • Tue Jun 15, 7:00pm. Beecher-Donnelly community association meeting. 1191 Donnelly Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA.
  • Wed Jun 16, 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 Jun 17, 7:00pm. NPU-S General Meeting.
    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
  • Fri Jun 18, 6:00pm. Candidate Meet + Greet: Jason Dozier (for City Council District 4).
  • Sat Jun 19, 10:00am. Westridge-Sandtown Community Organization Meeting. By video: meet.google.com/oig-rtct-yhd. By phone: +1 747-202-2723 password 942081556. Covers the Westridge, Sandtown and Venetian Hills neighborhoods
  • Sat Jun 19, 5:00pm. Lorenzo Drive Neighborhood Block Assoc.. Chick-fil-A, 875 M.L.K. Jr Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA.

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

  • Mon Jun 14, 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
  • Mon Jun 14, 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#
  • Tue Jun 15, 11:00am. Rapid Employment Initiative Career Fair. Please join the Urban League of Greater Atlanta for our virtual career fairs every Tuesday @ 11 am. 

    These interactive virtual events allow jobseekers to meet in a virtual environment using chat rooms, teleconferencing, webcasts, webinars and/or email to exchange information about job openings. 

    Please join the call with an electronic copy of your resume and/or your employment history.

    Registration at https://bit.ly/33tcckt
  • Wed Jun 16, 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 Jun 16, 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 Jun 18, 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:

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!

Correction: Quality of Life meeting this Thursday (updated Zoom link)

We had outdated information in our calendar about Thursday's Quality of Life Committee meeting. The correct information is:

The Quality of Life 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.
Robbie Hunter, Chair: quality@npu-s.org
The Quality of Life Committee meets every 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30pm

    Candidate Meet and Greets this Monday and Wednesday: Brandon Goldberg, Jereme Sharpe

    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, June 7 6:00 pm: Brandon Goldberg for City Council At-Large Post 1
      Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/92676388054
      Meeting ID: 926 7638 8054
      Phone: 301 715 8592
    • Wednesday, June 9 7:00 pm: Jereme Sharpe for City Council At-Large Post 1
      Zoom Link https://zoom.us/j/91869446602
      Meeting ID: 918 6944 6602
      Phone: (301) 715-8592
    We have recordings of past meet and greets at our Municipal Elections Page, along with a list of candidates.

    Helpful links: