South Atlanta Civic League

October 6, 2014

Meeting Minutes

 

The was called to order by Russell Hopson and opened with a moment of silence.

 

Community Pride Cynthia Pearson that long-time resident Emory Dickerson passed away. Ricke Sakaske shared he is thankful someone has started cleaning up the fallen tree on Brown Avenue

 

Community Report Captain Durant gave the monthly crime report for Beat 305. Car break-ins in the Villages of Carver was the largest activity. APD made two arrests during a robbery on Brown Avenue today.  The community voiced other safety concerns.

 

Sheryl Bennett from District One report they are working on truancy issues for Carver HS and Jackson HS. Please call 911 when you see a truant student and the call will be forward to APS to handle the situation.

 

Community Business Katie Delp announced Treat Street will take place Friday, October 31st at 5:30pm. Volunteers and candy donations are needed.

 

Dwight Ellison announced that SouthsideUP is hosting a clean up initiative on the 11th and the 18th at the traffic island at University and Pryor. They are seeking donations and volunteers for the project.

 

A representative from ZipCar announced their newest location will be in South Atlanta at the Community Grounds parking lot. She explained the ZipCar program and rates.

 

Rick Sakaske gave an updated on the Code Enforcement Committee’s work.

 

Katie Delp announced a training for Local School Councils that will be held from 9am to 12:30pm on Saturday, October 18th in the Gateway Center.

 

Community Forum Katie Delp that South Side t-shirts and house signs are available for purchase.

 

Jeff Delp announced that arrival of the Carver Neighborhood Market in January 2015.

 

Russell Hopson announced that today is the last day to register to vote in the November election. He is willing to assist anyone who needs help registering tonight.

 

Chris McCord and Rick Sakaske will be coordinating another tire round up in November.  Looking for volunteers.

 

The NPU-Y meeting will be held Monday, October 20 at the John Birdine Center.

 

There will be Recycling Day at Rice Memorial Presbyterian Church on November 1st.

 

Lucious Rakestraw announced the opening of Wal-Mart on Cleveland Avenue.
Meeting adjourned.