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

  • ●  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

Beth McDonald