PHNA Neighborhood Meeting Notes - January 16th, 2019
Report from Zone 6 Officer
Officers will be out in force for the Superbowl
Can report additional information for police statements or share photos using their email firstname.lastname@example.org.
● Bonaventure is closing due to a Superbowl event; PHNA will check on timing
Officers can come out for driveways being blocked if the car is blocking exit from the driveway
Reminder that residents can call 911 for non-emergency events and state that it is a non-emergency call to have a Zone 6 officer come out.
Report from District 2 Chief of Staff for Amir Farookhi, Jay Tribby
Freedom Park Conservancy has a new executive director and they are convening a meeting of agencies to address homeless encampments in the park
Residents can report via 911, police make initial contact with camps, HOPE Atlanta then gets involved, and campers can eventually be removed by APD working with other agencies
Park workers are also looking at addressing cutting underbrush more regularly
Amir is on 3 committees this year - zoning, transportation, committee on council
Two upcoming meetings of interest to neighbors - Beltline Area 5 meeting for master
plan (Jan. 17th) and TSPLOST meetings at Grady High School (Jan. 30th)
New scooter regulations have gone into effect but may take some time to implement; allow for regulation of where and how many scooters can be placed
Henry from Blue Ridge proposed a working group to investigate new fiber internet options from Yomura Fiber
Please contact Henry if you’re interested and want to be involved.
Bonaventure-Somerset historic district plan presentation and vote
Doug Young from the ATL Department of City Planning presented an overview of the Bonaventure-Somerset historic district plan
Last week (1/9/19)the land use committee and board both separately approved the planned historic district unanimously.
Discussion followed with a question and answer period
Vote for PHNA to recommend a historic district for Bonaventure and Somerset to the
NPU was called
Vote passed 91-26