NPU-S Calendar of Events: Dec 5 - Dec 11

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 Dec 7, 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 Dec 8, 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.
    Robbie Hunter, Chair: quality@npu-s.org
    The Quality of Life Committee meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm
  • Sat Dec 10, 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 Dec 11, 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.:

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!

MARTA to Host Veterans Career Fair on December 8





The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) will hold a veterans' job fair on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at MARTA headquarters, located across from the Lindbergh Center rail station on Piedmont Road in Atlanta. MARTA is offering a $3,000 sign on bonus for Journeyman, Bus Technicians and Track Maintainers.

Open technical positions include:
  • Information Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Police
  • Journeyman:
  • Electronic Technicians
  • Bus and Rail Mechanics
  • Maintenance of Way (Electrical Power, Track, and Equipment Support)
See additional details below:
  • WHAT: Veterans Career Fair
  • WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 8, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • WHERE: MARTA Headquarters - 2424 Piedmont Rd. NE Atlanta, Ga. 30324

BENEFITS OFFERED:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Pension Plan
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Long- and short-term disability
Applicants are encouraged to ride MARTA to the event. The job 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 MARTA (itsmarta.com) or calling 404-848-5544.

Early Voting continues through Friday 12/2



The early voting period for the December 6, 2022 General Election Runoff began on Saturday, November 26, 2022. Fulton County has 24 polling sites and 3 outreach locations available during this early voting period.

Residents can vote from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., Monday-Friday. Early voting will end on Friday, December 2, 2022.

During the early voting period, absentee ballot drop boxes will be available at seven early voting locations. Drop boxes are located inside early voting locations and are only accessible during early voting hours.

Registered Fulton County Voters may choose to vote at any Early Voting location for the duration of the Early Voting period. Voters who choose to vote on Election Day MUST vote at their designated precinct.

For more information on Elections in Fulton County, visit our website www.fultonelections.com or download the free Fulton Votes mobile app for Android or Apple devices.

FREE Fun 5 & 6 Year Old Golf Clinic Saturday, Dec. 3rd @ John A. White Park


This Saturday, First Tee - Metro Atlanta will offer a fun, tiny tots golf clinic for kids ages 5 & 6. The clinic will be held at the John A. White Park Golf Course and is FREE for 5 & 6 year old youth from the following zip codes: 30310, 30311, 30314, 30318. Parents from these zip codes can request the discount during registration.

Spots are still available and can be secured by registering at: https://firsttee.force.com/parentRegistration/s/?language=en_US&website=www.firstteeatlanta.org


Please call 404.756.1868 extension 0 with questions.

Fulton County announces their 2023 CFS Funding Program for County-Based Arts Organizations and Artists




The Fulton County Department of Arts and Culture is pleased to announce the funding opportunities for the 2023 Contracts for Services (CFS) funding program. Fulton County-based arts organizations and artists can request funding from $1,000 to $50,000 for project support. Applications are NOW open, and you can apply online here: https://fulton.dullestech.net/index.do


Artists are encouraged to apply for these service contracts which are designed to support activities taking place from January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023. The deadline for submissions is December 21, 2022.




ATL 2.0 Focused Workshops



The City of Atlanta Department of City Planning has entered Phase Two of rewriting the City's Zoning Ordinance, "ATL Zoning 2.0." The rewrite is an opportunity to incorporate best practices, address outdated standards, create a more user-friendly format, and better align zoning regulations with the current and future needs of the City.

A series of hybrid meetings, or "Focused Workshops", have been scheduled with the public to explore new zoning approaches and alternatives that were identified in the Zoning Ordinance Diagnostic report. 

Contact atlzoning2@atlantaga.gov with any questions.

NPU-S Calendar of Events: Nov 28 - Dec 4

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 Dec 1, 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.:

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!

NPU-S Calendar of Events: Nov 21 - Nov 27

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar!

NPU-S Events:

  • Tue Nov 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

  • Wed Nov 23, 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#

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

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!

NPU-S Calendar of Events: Nov 14 - Nov 20

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.
  • Mon Nov 14, 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 Nov 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-In646-558-8656, access code,96697956397#
  • Tue Nov 15, 7:00pm. Beecher-Donnelly community association meeting. 1191 Donnelly Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA.
  • Thu Nov 17, 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 Nov 19, 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 Nov 14, 2:00pm. Webinar: Rental Awareness: Tenant Rights and Responsibilities. Hosted every Monday by the Urban League. Register at https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__QbzL01sTgGxnQwCqNt51g
  • Mon Nov 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#
  • Wed Nov 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

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

  • Thu Nov 17, 1:00pm. CANCELED: Ft. Mac LRA Board of Directors Meeting.  1794 Walker Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA.
  • Sat Nov 19, 10:00am. APAB General meeting. Zoom, register at https://bit.ly/zoomapab
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!

Outdoor Activity Center - Indigenous peoples week 2022

From West Atlanta Watershed Alliance at the Outdoor Activity Center:

In Solidarity with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation (the original inhabitants of the land WAWA stewards) and all indigenous nations, we are excited to host a week of events to bring awareness to the indigenous community & to move us beyond land acknowledgment. Please learn more about next week below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/indigenous-peoples-week-2022-1349979

APS Family Engagement Conference - Saturday, November 12

Atlanta Public School's Office of Family Engagement will be hosting their annual Family Engagement Conference in-person on Saturday, November 12, 2022, from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm at D. M. Therrell High School-3099 Panther Trail, Atlanta, Georgia. 

This year's theme is "Building Better Together"- Family Partnerships to Build Stronger Futures.

Everyone is invited to attend this free event. In addition to facilitators, they will have lunch, vendors, giveaways and childcare.  

Registration is at https://tinyurl.com/APSFECON 

2022 "Blanket Atlanta With Love" Blanket Drive

Fulton County District 5 Commissioner Marvin S. Arrington, Jr., in partnership with the Fulton County Department of Community Development is preparing to kick-off the annual "Blanket Atlanta with Love" Drive.

Commissioner Arrington and Community Development will sponsor the drive to collect new or gently used winter coats, clothes, blankets, and toiletries to help those who are in need during the holiday season. As part of the "Blanket Atlanta with Love" drive, bins will be placed at Fulton County facilities to gather blankets, coats, ponchos, and other cold weather clothing from November 1 – 10, 2022.

The Drive will culminate with a dinner and distribution of the new and gently used goods collected at the Fulton County Government Center on November 15, 2022 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The collection bins will be placed at the following Fulton County government facilities:
  • Fulton County Government Center 141 Pryor Street SW Atlanta, GA 30303 Pryor Street Entrance
  • Oak Hill Family Center 2805 Metropolitan Parkway, SW Atlanta, GA 30315
  • Fulton County South Annex 5600 Stonewall Tell Road College Park, GA 30349
Those seeking more information on this event can reach the office of District 5 Commissioner Marvin S. Arrington, Jr. at www.FultonCommission5.com. To volunteer for the event, please visit https://2022bawl.eventbrite.com

For more Fulton County news, sign up for the weekly e-newsletter #OneFulton at https://goo.gl/Nb1L84. You can also visit Fulton County's website at www.fultoncountyga.gov or connect with Fulton County government on Twitter at @FultonInfo or Facebook at @fultoninfo.

NPU-S Calendar of Events: Nov 7 - Nov 13

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.
  • Tue Nov 8, 6:30pm. Graymont Drive Neighborhood Association.
  • Thu Nov 10, 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.
    Robbie Hunter, Chair: quality@npu-s.org
    The Quality of Life Committee meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm
  • Sat Nov 12, 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
  • Sat Nov 12, 4:30pm. Lorenzo Drive Neighborhood Association. Covers Lorenzo Drive and nearby roads. 

    Meets via Phone: ‪(978) 990-5162 Access Code: 6673530#
  • Sun Nov 13, 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.:

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!

NPU 101: How does the NPU system work? - Nov 15


Trees Atlanta Community Tree Planting Event - Nov 19

From Trees Atlanta:

Trees Atlanta is extremely excited to call Oakland City it's new home. Trees Atlanta is nearing completion of its new Westside headquarters which will be named the Trees Atlanta Kendeda Treehouse. Transforming the largely concrete property into over 1.5 acres of restored greenspace and two large buildings to house their growing operations, community space, classrooms, and offices.

Trees Atlanta will be hosting a community tree planting event on Saturday, November 19th that will take place at our new headquarters. We would like to invite our new neighbors and surrounding neighborhoods out to help with greening this new community faced space as well as the chance to learn more about Trees Atlanta's educational, job, and volunteer opportunities!

HAVE QUESTIONS? PLEASE EMAIL WILLETTE@TREESATLANTA.ORG OR PHONE AT 678-468-3445

New Headquarters Tree Planting- Sat. Nov 19th 9am-12pm

825 Warner Street. SW, Atlanta, GA 30316

Registration link coming soon at http://treesatlanta.org/HQ

Oakland City Transit-Oriented Development Workshop on November 5

From MARTA:

Greetings MARTA Stakeholder,

We would like to invite you to MARTA's Community Workshop for the future Oakland City Station Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) on Saturday, November 5, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The workshop will be at the Oakland City MARTA Station parking lot at 1400 Lee St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30310. Refreshments will be served and all ages are welcome.

This proposed Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) is the eastern anchor for the Campbellton Corridor, which links the Greenbriar Mall area to the Oakland City MARTA Station. In March 2022, the MARTA Board of Directors approved issuing a request for proposals from developers for the site following community engagement.

We are seeking your input to confirm the recommendations established by past studies, understand any updates that may be necessary, and ensure that any proposed development aligns with the community's vision for reinvestment in the area.

  • WHAT: Community Workshop for the Oakland City Station Transit-Oriented Development (TOD)
  • WHEN: November 5, 2022 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (In the event of inclement weather, the workshop will be moved to Saturday, November 12, 2022.)
  • WHERE: Oakland City MARTA Station (parking lot)
    1400 Lee St. SW
    Atlanta, GA 30310
Stakeholders are encouraged to stay connected and provide input at any time.

For questions and comments directly related to Oakland City Station development, please contact MARTA Director of Transit-Oriented Development, Debbie Frank at dfrank@itsmarta.com.

For questions and comments related to the Campbellton Corridor BRT Project, please contact MARTA Project Manager Marcus Arnold at marnold-vhb@itsmarta.com or visit campbelltoncorridor.com.

NPU-S Calendar of Events: Oct 31 - Nov 6

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 Nov 2, 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 Nov 3, 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:
  • Sat Nov 5, 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.:

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

  • Thu Nov 3, 6:00pm. Cascade Road Complete Street Community Meeting. Hillside Chapel & Truth Center, 2450 Cascade Rd, Atlanta, GA 30311, 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!

Together in Hope, Equity, & Opportunity - APS

From Atlanta Public Schools:


I'm reaching out to let you know the district's next Together in Hope, Equity, & Opportunity – T.H.E.O. Convening is slated for Thursday, 10/27 (10:00AM – 11:30AM). Please save the date! We hope you can join us as we partner together to meet the needs of all Atlanta Public Schools students.

Topic: Together in Hope, Equity, & Opportunity - T.H.E.O. Convening
Date: Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Meeting Registration:
https://atlantapublicschools-us.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkdO-orjMpEtRMus1NwVjbbtac9ZIX2bnb
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. We look forward to seeing you soon.

LIFT 2.0 Homeless Response Meetings


From Partners for HOME:
Partners for HOME serves as a homelessness response agency in the City of Atlanta. I wanted to reach out to you and share a re-occurring meeting that the agency hosts to provide updates to the community on LIFT 2.0: a homeless response plan with a goal to house 1,500 households by December 31, 2024. 
We have been asked by community members to share more regular updates about work being done to address homelessness and welcome your attendance at these meetings and/or sharing with your neighborhood residents. As a point of clarification these meetings are 30 minutes long and intended to address the LIFT 2.0 homeless response plan only. 
The next meeting will be Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. The community can register at the meetings below: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtcuqurz8qHNSCJw8_akXLgT2hgzu6WcBu 
If your NPU has other ideas for how it would like to be informed about homeless efforts in the City of Atlanta, please do not hesitate to reach out. Have a great rest of the day!














Cascade Avenue/Road Complete Street Phase I - Update from ATL DOT

Project Descriptions

The City of Atlanta’s Departments of Transportation and Watershed Management are working to deliver corridor improvements along approximately two (2) miles of Cascade Road/Avenue. Planned improvements include milling, resurfacing, restriping, sidewalks, traffic communications corridor signal upgrades, bus stop enhancements, streetscapes, extended bike lanes, pedestrian safety improvements, and relocation of hydrants, water main lines, sidewalk meter boxes, and street valve box adjustments.

Locations

  • Cascade Road/Avenue SW from the City Limits to Willis Mill Road SW and Delowe Drive SW to Avon Avenue SW
  • Water line relocation from Cascade Avenue SW/Clearbrook Drive SW intersection to the Cascade Road SW/ Veltre Circle SW intersection 

Schedules

  • Target completion for the Cascade Road/Avenue Complete Street Phase I roadway improvements is Spring 2025.
  • DWM waterline relocation projected for completion in the 4th quarter of 2022.

Other Details

  • DWM began relocating water hydrants and approximately 500 linear feet of water main lines in the week of September 26th. With no unforeseen construction challenges, DWM utility relocation will be completed on schedule.
  • There may be water service disruptions associated with the DWM relocation work. Impacted property owners will be notified (i.e., robocall, door knock, door hanger, etc.) prior to anticipated disruptions.
  • Three (3) more utility relocations AGL, Bandwidth IG, and Zayo) are scheduled to begin in November 2022 .
  • Start and completion windows for additional utility relocations will be dependent on each company’s relocation work. Utility companies’ current projections are for completion by the end of 2023.
  • There are no anticipated road closures associated with the water line relocation work; however, intermittent lane closures with traffic control personnel may be required to accommodate the work. Traffic advisories will be posted to the DWM and ATLDOT websites and social media platforms.
  • Upon completion of utility relocations, sidewalk installations, pedestrian safety improvements, and signal upgrades will take place in three (3) stages:
    • Cascade Road/Avenue from Delowe Drive to Avon Avenue/Cascade Circle
    • Cascade Road from Tuckawanna Drive to Willis Mill Road Cascade Road from City Limits (West of Kingsdale Drive) to Tuckawanna Drive
    • Resurfacing of approximately 4.25 miles of Cascade Road/Avenue from the City Limits just west of Kingsdale Drive to Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard will take place upon completion of all other construction activities.
  • Progress updates will be provided as construction stages are completed.
  • Information about the Cascade Road/Avenue Complete Street project is available on the ATLDOT website at: https://atldot.atlantaga.gov/projects/cascade-rd-complete-street-ph-i and the DWM website at: https://www.atlantawatershed.org/dwm-projects/ and https://cleanwateratlanta.h2o4atl.com/.
  • Stay engaged with ATLDOT and DWM on Twitter at @ATLDOT and @ATLWatershed. You can also visit the ATLDOT Facebook page, Instagram channel @ATL.DOT, and Nextdoor pages for more information.

NPU-S Calendar of Events: Oct 24 - Oct 30

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.
  • Tue Oct 25, 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 Oct 26, 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 Oct 27, 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 Oct 29, 4:30pm. Lorenzo Drive Neighborhood Association. Covers Lorenzo Drive and nearby roads. 

    Meets via Phone: ‪(978) 990-5162 Access Code: 6673530#

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

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

  • Wed Oct 26, 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!

NPU-S Hybrid General Meeting Thursday, Oct 20, 7pm-9pm

This Thursday the 20th will be our NPU General Meeting for October 2022, 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 two voting item, a Special User Permit for a proposed cell tower:

  • U-22-12 Applicant seeks a Special Use Permit (SUP) for a new 150ft alternative design structure telecom facility.
  • Z-22-25 Adding definitions for "commercial food preparation" and "delivery-based commercial kitchen" to bing clarity to the regulation of so-called "ghost kitchens"
There will also be two presentations, one from MARTA to discuss proposed Transit-Oriented Development around Oakland City, and another from Tapestry Charter Schools to propose potential placement in SW Atlanta.

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

See you there!

Fort Mac LRA Community Fashion Show, Sat Oct 22



On Saturday, October 22, 2022, 1:00pm – 4:00pm, the Fort Mac LRA will hold a Community Fashion Show, Celebrating our Community and Breast Cancer Awareness Month on the grounds of Fort Mac. There will be a Live Radio Broadcast, Youth Dance Team, Saxophonist, Comedian and an opportunity to visit the Oral History/Public Art Project!

The event is free and open to the public - all are encouraged to attend!

Westside Atlanta Community Conversation - October 27



Aretta Baldon, Atlanta Board of Education District 2 Representative, will be hosting a Town Hall meeting alongside City Council District representatives Byron Amos (District 3) and Jason Dozier (District 4) on October 27 at Washington HS. - 6pm. This will be an in person meeting with a virtual option.

Training & Career Development Forum on October 25, 2022, 11 am


There is no cost for the forum & lunch, but reservations must be made at www.communitycouncilma.org by October 22nd to confirm attendance. For additional information, please call 404-935-5859.   

Stormwater Infrastructure/ Drainage Improvements Project at 1581 Orlando Street SW

The Department of Watershed Management (DWM) has contracted crews to perform maintenance and upgrades to the existing stormwater infrastructure located at 1581 Orlando Street SW. The work will consist of the installation of new stormwater pipes and inlets.

The work will begin on Monday, October 17, 2022 and continue Monday, November 21, 2022 from 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Water service will not be interrupted during of the duration of the project.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact public information officer, Kinesia Cato at kcato@atlantaga.gov or (678) 387-9878.