West Side Task Force -
Will meet the third Wednesday of each month to discuss issue that
relate to both The Marietta Street Artery and Home Park. The categories
of shared interest include transportation, connectivity and land
For tactical purposes we are
looking at slicing The Artery into 3 segments - North,
Mid (which overlaps with Home Park) and South. These names could
change. Ed will work to modify our map to reflect these designations.
English Avenue –
Curt will attend an English Avenue Neighborhood Association meeting.
He will also look into securing an updated copy of the English Ave
Redevelopment Plan to ensure that The Artery planning links with
those of English Avenue.
City Planning Meeting –
Curt volunteered to organize a meeting with the city planners, through
Commissioner Michael Dobbins to secure their buy-in and support.
Georgia Conservancy Workshop
– It was decided that we would apply for The
Community Design Workshop sponsored by The Georgia Conservancy and
a component of The Blueprints for Successful Communities Initiative.
This is a 9-week program that works with members of the community
to develop a “blueprint” for future growth. Home Park
went through this program in 1998 as a precurser to their Master
Plan process. Ed volunteered to invite Susan Kidd to make a presentation
at an upcoming Land Use Committee meeting.
Business Community Subcommittee
– We discussed the possibility of developing
a subcommittee to focus on local business needs and opportunities.
There were no volunteers to head the committee.
Georgia Tech Power Station –
Scott Levitan made a presentation on the power station planned for
North Avenue behind the Means Street complex. All questions and
concerns should be send to Curt. He will compile the information
and draft a letter to Scott.
Land Use Committee Meeting – Formerly
the Artery Master Plan Committee will meet the first Wednesday of
each month to discuss issues specific to The Artery and our Master