Did you miss NPU-T last night?

Here are the Minutes and you can view previous months on our website at www.nputatlanta.org

You do not want to miss April! April will entail a presentation from our very own Brent Brewer, a film on Mortgage Fraud and how it affects a community,West End  in particular. More to come on this…

NPU-T Weekly Update 1/20/08

Hello neighbors and friends,
Please see the following announcements about this week’s upcoming NPU-T meetings and other government information. To view the full NPU-T calendar and other posted documents, visit http://www.google.com/calendar/render?tab=mc.
  1. NPU-T Beltline Southest & Southwest Study Group “Cram Session” – 7:00PM Wednesday January 23rd at the Kroger CitiCenter (590 Cascade Road SW Atlanta, GA 30318) in the community room by the milk coolers. This will be a preview meeting to help NPU-T neighbors be better prepared to participate in the actual Southeast & Southwest Study Group meeting being held on January 29th (see Study Group Calendar). Sponsored by the NPU-T PRCA Beltline Sub-Committee, Chair Danielle Carney. FLYER ATTACHED.
  2. Beltline West End Trail – The first phase of the construction on the West EndJanuary 22nd and will last approximately 6-8 months. Construction of the trail will include the first mile of an arboretum along the Beltline and a significant upgrade fo Gordon White Park. There will be information on the Trail at the Beltline’s website at www.beltline.org. Trail will commence the week of
  3. Peachtree Streetcar Public Forum – 6:00PM Tuesday January 22nd First Presbyterian Church, 1328 Peachtree Street. The Peachtree Corridor Partnership is hosting public forums to discuss the Peachtree Streetcar. Please plan to attend to discuss the importance of non-displacement policies and other community benefits for this major redevelopment project. If you plan to attend, contact Melissa at melissa@georgiastandup.org or 404-581-0061 for talking points and more information.
  4. NPU-T Economic Development/Consumer Affairs Committee (ED/CA) Meeting 6:00PM Friday January 25Th at the Hammonds House Museum (503 Peeples Street, 30310). “The NPU-T ED/CA Committee will investigate strategies and methods to improve the economics of the neighborhood. Special focus is placed on the Community Re-investment Act and the profile of the banks in the neighborhood. The committee will also monitor service delivery patterns, especially focusing on grocery stores and other neighborhood stores in terms of quality of goods, cleanliness, courtesy and price comparisons” (NPU-T bylaws). Special projects for 2008 include marketing NPU-T to visitors with a “Pan African Village Trail” and partnering with the PRCA Committee on development of the NPU-T Community Food Project. For more information, contact Robert Thompson, ED/CA Committee Chair at (678) 209-8443 or rlthomp2002@yahoo.com.

If you are not currently in this email group and would like to continue receiving information related to NPU-T business and activities, as well as public notices forwarded from various government agencies, please notify the administrator at kwabena.nkromo@gmail.com or join the group directly at http://groups.google.com/group/nput_members. Please forward this notice to you neighbors and friends.

NPU-T= Neighborhood Planning Unit- Zone T

If you’re not already- you should be involved and come out to our Neighborhood Planning Unit meetings. The meetings are every Second Wednesday of every month, within the Founders Hall at the Shrine of the Black Madonna. 952 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd 7:30 PM sharp. If you would like to receive email updates and notifications of future events and meetings please request to be added via our NPU-T President- Kwabena Nkromo kwabena.nkromo@gmail.com

Come out to hear:

  • Police, Fire and Community Prosecutor’s Updates (we have a new Prosecutor)
  • Neighborhood Association Reports
  • Committee Reports
  • Planners Report
  • Various Presentations from proposed new businesses, developments and zoning- most of which, we get to vote on and help decide the fate of our neighborhoods.

Make sure your block is represented and your voices are heard, come out!