IPNA October 2017 Meeting Summary

Inman Park Meeting October 2017

 

Officer’s Report

-Crime is down to 8%

-Don’t leave anything in your car. Be mindful of holiday packages.

-Little Five Points shooting was targeted towards a rapper visiting the area. The guys were bad shots and missed. Don’t expect to see this happening again.

-IPSP is increasing daytime and bike patrols.

 

Announcements:

-Book Club

-Festival is looking for two chairs: Rentals and Signage

-Porch Party next Friday

-Halloween Kids and Young-at-Heart Stroll

-Going away party for Danny and Lori Feig-Sandoval

 

Jay Tribby

-Marijuana has been reclassified in the city of Atlanta and is no longer an arrestable offense. Anyone caught with less and an ounce of pot will be charged a fine of no more than $75.00.

-Lifelong Inman Park Master plan to be voted on for formal approval by the city

-MLK Natatorium to be dedicated at the end of the month

-Michael Julian Bond resident parking ordinance, that was not put before the IPNA, is stuck in committee.

 

Treasurer

-The IPNA Budget was passed.

 

President Report

-Jonathan Miller voted in as VP of Zoning

-Vote to move up the meeting one week next month was voted on and passed. November meeting will be Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Update your calendars.

 

Parking Meters:

Neighbors and business owners in Inman Park voiced concerns regarding the proposed parking meters. City said this was in no way a done deal and came to the meeting to seek input.

In the end a vote was held to voted to say “no” to parking meters, at this time. Delivery lanes, Uber/Lyft pickup points and safe street crossing were concerns voiced. These issues are being handled by the Transportation Committee and will continue to be addressed by them.

-if anyone wants to email their thoughts on parking meters please do so to parking@atlantaga.gov 

 

Zoning

-Shell Station on Moreland will be at the next meeting to ask for a variance on obtaining a liquor license so they can sell beer and wine.

-900 Dekalb will come seeking approval for liquor license

-Villa de Grip will be heard at the Nov meeting.

 

Historic Preservation

-1054 Euclid-new construction on vacant lot. Immediate neighbors voted to support. IPNA voted to support the application.

-66 Spruce Street new dormers and chimney. Immediate neighbors voted to support. IPNA voted to support application.

-215 Hurt Street-tearing off current 70’s add-on and updating with one that fits the Craftman style of the home. Immediate neighbors voted to support. IPNA voted to support.

 

Archives

Emory wants to house the IP archives. A discussion regarding the current state of the archives and cost to house properly was discussed. IPNA voted to move forward with donating archives to Emory conditionally.

 

NPU

NPU wanted the IPNA to vote on a resolution to mandate affordable housing along the Beltline corridor. Vote was 20 to 2 in favor of affordable housing. The two who voted against felt the language was unclear.

 

Communications:

Halloween Walk upcoming

Holiday Party in December

 

Meeting adjourned.

 

Full minutes to be uploaded by Chris Coffee, IPNA Secretary.

 

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