Josh opened the meeting with a Moment of Reflection.

 

Neighbors shared Community Pride moments.

 

Community Reports

Police Representative Major Glazier

  • residents asked about fireworks
  • Clean Car Campaign – remove valuables from vehicles
  • July 19 1p-4p Police in the Park at Rosa Burny park
  • July 23 6p-8p National Night Out Kickoff at Atlanta Civic Center
  • July 25 Quarterly Citywide Safety Training at Police Headquarters
  • Citizen’s Police Academy – for info call 404-546-5650
  • Reported on Gang Summit
  • Discussed Gammon gate closure

Leslie Grant, School Board Member

  • July 21 at 4pm Meeting about Carver & Gammon
  • Hosts Community Coffee focused on education on 1st Saturday of month (August it’s the 2nd Saturday)
  • Sat July 25 from 10a-3p Atlanta Metro College – school supply giveaway
  • APS restructuring allows creation of cluster teams, if interested
  • Carver High School going from 4 high schools to 2; School starts August 5

Cheryl Bennett for Carla Smith

  • Budget passed – no new taxes
  • House assessments have gone up, but millage rates rolled back
  • Supportive of National Night Out

Representative for Marvin Arrington, Jr

  • Aug 2 – Back to School drive; collecting school supplies

 

Committee Reports

Beautification

  • Scheduling cleanups

Code Enforcement

  • In progress

 

Community Business

Progressive Dinner

  • August 14 from 6-9
  • Pan Asian theme

Neighborhood Impact Grant

  • Present at next meeting

 

Community Forum

  • Discussion regarding Gammon Avenue gate closure: seeking to resolve conflict and hosting a meeting with primary stakeholders

Josh adjourned meeting.