NPU-S Calendar of Events: Jun 16 - Jun 22

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.
  • Thu Jun 20, 7:00pm. NPU-S General Meeting (IN-PERSON). Outdoor Activity Center, 1442 Richland Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA. Our monthly community meeting for JUNE will take place IN PERSON at WAWA Outdoor Activity Center! Come enjoy some food from Backyard BBQ (limited supply), and find out what's happening in your neighborhood and let the City know what you think.  Supporting documents, including the agenda, can be found at http://bit.ly/NPUS-Meeting-Docs
  • Sat Jun 22, 10:30am. Oakland City Community Organization.

    IN PERSON:  

    Cathedral of Faith Church
    1137 Avon Ave SW

    ONLINE:

    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84116108545?pwd=Zm5HbDVPcjBsb1lSSkxvNkh3QzRldz09

    Meeting ID: 841 1610 8545

    Passcode: 30310

    One Tap mobile
    +19294362866,,84116108545#,,,,*30310# US (New York)
    +13017158592,,84116108545#,,,,*30310# US (Washington DC)

  • Sat Jun 22, 4:30pm. Lorenzo Drive Neighborhood Association. Covers Lorenzo Drive and nearby roads. 

    Meets via Phone: ‪(978) 990-5162 Access Code: 6673530#
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: Jun 9 - Jun 15

Coming up this week on the NPU-S calendar!

NPU-S Events:

  • Sun Jun 9, 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. 
  • 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 Jun 10, 6:30pm. Bush Mountain Community Organization. Videoconference: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83729649966

    Call in: +1 312 626 6799 Meeting ID: 837 2964 9966
  • Tue Jun 11, 6:00pm. Graymont Drive Neighborhood Association.
  • Wed Jun 12, 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 Thursday of the month at 6:30pm
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 will be In-Person at WAWA Outdoor Activity Center: 6/20 @7pm

The NPU-S General Body Meeting for June will be held on Thursday, June 20th at 7pm IN PERSON! This month's meeting will be held at the WAWA Outdoor Activity Center located at 1442 Richland Rd SW Atlanta, GA 30310. Again, the meeting will be TOTALLY IN PERSON with no virtual option! Please come out, get to know your neighbors, and get involved!

NPU-S General Body Meeting
June 20th 7pm
WAWA Outdoor Activity Center
1442 Richland Rd SW, Atlanta GA 30310

The June 6th Policy Committee meeting was not held, and July's meeting lands on the Fourth.  We will resume Policy meetings on Thursday, August 1st.

Quadrus Black
NPU-S Chair

Senior Citizen Anti-Displacement Grant Available – Please Share!

Dear Neighborhood Leaders,

I hope this message finds you well. I am reaching out on behalf of the Mayor's Office of Constituent Services to inform you about an important opportunity for our senior residents: the Senior Citizen Anti Displacement Grant. This grant is designed to provide financial assistance with property taxes for senior citizens that may be facing the risk of displacement from their homes. We recognize you're the vital role you play in our community and are requesting your help in spreading the word about this grant to ensure it reaches those who need it most.

Key Details about the Senior Citizen Displacement Grant
Purpose: to prevent displacement of senior citizens from their homes.
Eligibility: Seniors aged 65+, own and occupy a home in the City of Atlanta, and are delinquent on their property taxes
Application Period: (March 2024-July 2024)

How You Can Help
Share information: Please distribute this information to the senior citizens in your neighborhood. This can be done through community meetings, newsletters, social media, or any other communication channels you have.
Encourage Applications: Urge eligible seniors to apply for this grant. Your encouragement and assistance could make a significant difference in their lives.

Please review the FLYER and APPLICATION with more detailed information about the grant. Additionally, more resources are available on our website at Senior Citizen Anti-Displacement Grant | Atlanta, GA (atlantaga.gov) , or seniors can call our office directly at 404.330.6026 for assistance.

Your cooperation and support are crucial in ensuring that our senior residents are aware of and can benefit from this grant. Thank you for your continued dedication to our community.

Best Regards,

Nadia Bradford
Data and Performance Analyst
Mayor's Office of Constituent Services
Mayor Andre Dickens | City of Atlanta
55 Trinity Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30303
nadbradford@atlantaga.gov
(404).546.0714 (office)
www.atlantaga.gov

City of Atlanta Solid Waste Rate Adjustment Legislation (24-O-1214)

Greetings NPU-S,

There is new legislation related to The City of Atlanta's Department of Public Works. The purpose of this legislation is to implement adjustments in the solid waste service fees and charges to maintain strong infrastructure, to meet the demands of the City's services area, and to remain financially sustainable. 

Use these links to read the PUBLIC NOTICE and the LEGISLATION that is set to take effect July 1, 2024.

Please see below the contact information of the City of Atlanta's Department of Public Works Management Team, to assist in responding to all inquiries, requests for informational presentations and meetings, etc., regarding the above-mentioned matter.

Department of Public Works Management Team:

Melissa M. Davis
Sr. Director, Administration & Finance
(404) 330-6578 (O)/(470)698-5446 (C)
mdavis@atlantaga.gov

Keith Robinson
Deputy Commissioner
(470) 279-2668 (C)
Keithrobinson@AtlantaGa.Gov

Kentorri C. Garmon
Commissioner (Interim)
(470) 426-3310 (C)
kgarmon@atlantaga.gov
(Interim Commissioner's Executive Assistant: Mrs. Constance Harris)
(404) 967-6641(C)/(404) 330-6215 (O)
coharris@atlantaga.gov

Cancellation Tonight: PLAN A Workshop at Carver High School