Alert! WABE reports that the ATL Streetcar will soon be testing

WABE News is reporting that ATL Streetcar may be testing as early as the week of Monday August 4th.  Please exercise caution when walking or driving along the StreetCar route.

Read about the announcment here:  WABE.ORG

Click through to see the StreetCar route.

Stay tuned to http://streetcar.atlantaga.gov/ for developing information.

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NPU M General Membership Meeting – July

The NPU M General Membership Meeting is Monday evening 7/28/14, 630pm a the Helene Mills Center.  515 John Wesley Dobbs.

Click for Agenda

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It’s coming – Spring Street Bridge will close in September for 3 years

Georgia DOT will replace the structurally deficient Spring Street viaduct (bridge) over the CSX railroad in downtown Atlanta.  The project is on Spring Street between Mitchell Street and Marietta Street, including Martin Luther King Jr. Drive between Forsyth Street and Spring Street. 

Total construction is estimated to take 36 months. The project was let in October 2013. Based on a November 2013 Notice to Proceed, the scheduled completion date is November 2016.

Read more about the project by clicking here

Detour Route

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CoA Code Summit August 16 2014

  • WHEN:  August 16, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
  • WHERE:  Atlanta Civic Center 395 Piedmont Avenue Northeast
  • COST:  FREE – but you must RSVP using the link at the bottom of the page
  • CONTACT:  Atlanta Code Summit 4043306044
  • Event website 
Breakfast is included.

Agenda includes speakers from:  

  1. Housing / Commercial Code Enforcement
  2. Building / Zoning Code Enforcement
  3. Public Works S.W.E.E.T. Enforcement
  4. Fire Inspectors
  5. Solicitors Office & Public Defenders Office
  6. Municipal Courts
  7. Code Enforcement Commission

The Summit will conclude with a one-on-one break out session where you will receive an update to your issues.  Get your lists organized!

Sponsored by CoA Council Members:

  • Felicia Moore
  • Ceasar Mitchell
  • Mary Norwood
  • Keisha Bottoms
  • Natalyn Archibong
  • C.T. Martin

Don’t forget to register click here

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Community Recycling Centers

Keep Atlanta Beautiful has two recycling centers in Atlanta (Buckhead and the Old Fourth Ward.  There is no residency requirements.

For more information click here.  

 

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Yo Boulevard Upcoming events

Click through to read about YoBoulevard upcoming events this month.  

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Land Use Business

Until such time that the Land Use Committee appoints a new chair, please use applications@npumatlanta.org for official land use business.

 

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New site plan and renderings for the New Stadium Project

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Notice of property tax increase

Natalyn Archibong’s office posted that a potential property tax increase is in the works.  Click here to read more about this.  

Tax estimates have been mailed for property taxes due in September/October.  For more information go to:  http://fultoncountyga.gov/

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2015 Proposed Infrastructure Bond – Public Meetings

The City of Atlanta (CoA) has scheduled a series of public meetings regarding Mayor Reeds proposed Infrastructure Bond proposal.

The meetings are scheduled for

  • June 25, 2014
  • June 26, 2014
  • June 30, 2014
  • July 1, 2014
  • July 8, 2014
  • July 10, 2014
  • July 15, 2014

A file summarizing the dates/locations and brief statements of definitions and proposed reasons.  For more information, download the file.

Public Information Meetings for Proposed New Bond

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Agenda Posted: June 23, 2014 General Membership Meeting

The agenda has been posted for the June 23, 2014 NPU M General Membership meeting.  To read, click here.

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Land Use Committee Chair Opening

Due to personal and business time constraints, Fiona Sites Bowen has elected to step down from the NPU M Land Use Committee.  We thank her for her service to NPU M.

At this time, the Land Use Committee be accepting nominations for Land Use Chair.  Until a committee chair is chosen, Rashid Muhammad will serve as chair.

To self nominate or to nominate others, send an email to chair@npumatlanta.org or attend the next NPU M Land Use Committee Meeting on Wednesday June 18, 2014 6:30pm.

Location:

  • Keller Williams Realty Intown,  621 North Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30308
  • Inside of the Southern Dairy Office building.  Use parking lot on south side of building, enter via Morgan Street off Glen Iris.
  • Enter building through double glass doors marked Keller Williams.   Walk down the hall to the single glass door on right.
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