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Round Two Community Development Plan Meetings Get Underway in March

Round Two Community Development Plan Meetings Get Underway in March

Would you like to see more retail districts, parks or pedestrian-friendly options in your community?  Would you like to give your input on how much industrial land is set aside where you live or work?  The City of Atlanta is inviting non-profits, civic and community groups, neighborhood associations, citizens and businesses to attend the March 2011 community meetings for the City of Atlanta Community Development Plan (CDP) that begins March 1. 

Nearly 200 attendees participated in the first round of 2011 CDP community meetings and had an opportunity to give input on the future plans for their Atlanta neighborhoods.  The Department of Planning and Community Development’s Office of Planning has announced it is hosting the second round of CDP community meetings. All meetings are from 6:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M., with the exception of the March 10th meeting, which is from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Share Your Vision for the City of Atlanta with City Planners - Attend a Community Meeting

Share Your Vision for the City of Atlanta with City Planners - Attend a Community Meeting

MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND!

The City of Atlanta Office of Planning is working with all citizens, businesses and community groups in the development of the 2011 Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP).  You're invited to attend any of the first round of meetings of the 2011 CDP to share your vision for Atlanta and to discuss issues and opportunities, as we work to develop a blueprint for city growth and development. Community meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m. and meeting dates are as follows:

  • Feb. 3, 2011 - Adamsville Recreation Center, 365 Cleveland Ave., SE
  • Feb. 7, 2011 - Hillside Facility, 1301 Monroe Drive, NE
  • Feb. 10, 2011 - Martha Brown UMC, 468 Moreland Ave.
  • Feb. 15, 2011 - Trinity Presbyterian Church, 3003 Howell Mill Rd., NW, Room B-110
  • Feb. 17, 2011 - Mt.

Kwanza Hall Wants Everyone in his District To Follow Him

Kwanza Hall Wants Everyone in his District To Follow Him

Atlanta, GA--  (Submitted by Jay Tribby, Chief of Staff to Kwanza Hall)

Dear District 2 neighbor:

We are huge fans of your Yahoo! group. We are also aware that many of you have made the transition to social media such as Facebook and Twitter.

If you are interested in keeping up with Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza's Hall's public events and initiatives, we want to encourage you to follow this newly launched Twitter account: @District2ATL

Thanks.

'An Evening with Robert Smalls’ at Auburn Avenue Research Library, Nov. 7th

The National Black Arts Festival (NABF) Education and Public Programs division are presenting the work of Robert Smalls at the Auburn Avenue Research Library (101 Auburn Ave N.E., Atlanta) on Thursday, November 4, 2010, 6:00pm – 8:00pm. The NABF will be introducing attendees to ‘An Evening with Robert Smalls’.

Robert Smalls’ story is one of triumph, perseverance and determination. Born enslaved in 1839 under the influence of the Lowcountry Gullah Culture, Robert Smalls would later free himself and his family by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, the USS Planter, to freedom in Charleston harbor.

During his career, Smalls became a member of the South Carolina State legislature, the U.S. House of Representative for five terms, helped form the Beaufort Republican Club and was appointed Collector of Customs for the Port of Beaufort. He remained a political figure into the twentieth century and was a delegate to the 1895 constitutional convention.

3-Wheeled PediCabs May be Coming to Atlanta Soon

Atlanta, GA--  Atlanta Could Join Austin, New York City, Boston and San Francisco in use of new Transportation Mode.  Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall introduced legislation authorizing the operation of pedicabs within the city of Atlanta.