PHNA Neighborhood Meeting Notes - May 15th, 2019
Report from Zone 6 Officer
Major Vasquez, our new Zone 6 liaison, will be at the next meeting; Captain Antonio Clay attended this meeting..
Bike thefts are up; please lock your bike
Reminder on the clean car campaign
Scooter usage flyers were made available for attendees
Land use items from Lisa Malaney, head of Land Use and Planning committee
Southern Belle and Georgia Boy - request for liquor license
Unanimous vote for approval (28 votes), 0 opposed, 0 abstained
Cory and Malory Atkinson - Atlanta Spirits Retail doing business as Elemental Spirits
Looking to put a package store in the vein of VinoTeca in Inman Park in the space next to Manuels
○ Requesting an exemption to the rule for being 600 feet from single family homes.
○ Space is limited to 1900 square feet
○ Q&A from audience regarding parking and related topics
○ Nonbinding vote of support from attendees passed - 24 in favor, 1 abstention
Samara Minkin - Manager of Public Art
Renew Atlanta Public Art Program is starting to place art across Atlanta in public spaces
Atlanta has a lot of small and local art but no large-scale artwork.
Jaume Plensa sculpture will come to Poncey Highland; working with Freedom Park Conservancy and Trees Atlanta to place the piece at Freedom Parkway and N. Highland (near Babette’s).
Will be doing some hard landscaping and will remove two trees. Will have some seating around it. Construction should start in late summer.
Beth McDonald - Master Plan Working Group Update
Working group for addressing master plan and zoning issues - 30 people applied, 10 people were selected from across the neighborhood/groups
○ Other interested applicants will be asked to participate with future focus groups