Underwood Hills Neighborhood Association  Minutes of the General Meeting:

September 12, 2016 – 7:00PM


1. Meeting was called to order at 7:10 by Kristin Olson

2. Community Developments

a. Lori Smith discussed the November MARTA referendum to add $0.005 to the City of Atlanta sales tax collections to expand and enhance MARTA. Goal to raise $2.5B. Potential projects include Beltline Rail.

b. Erin Gallagher from Lifecycle Building Center: non‐profit, community warehouse promoting green construction and renovation. LBC sells recycled building materials, offers educational workshops. Donations accepted. Open House on 9/24.

3. Officer & Committee Reports

a. President ‐ Kristen Olson discussed UNHA Officer elections which will take place at the November 14 meeting.

i. All positions are open and available to any interested member, whether the incumbent plans to run again or not.

ii. Confirmed open positions include President and Treasurer

iii. Any members interested in standing for election should advise Adam Karcz (Elections Committee Chair).

b. Treasurer – Ryan Sheets, reported that finances are in good shape.

c. Land Use & Planning

i. Deborah Nail of Upper Westside Antiques updated the membership on her Zoning Variance request to remain at 42 parking spaces for her antiques and art gallery. UNHA Planning Committee supports this. VOTE taken by show of hands ‐ all votes were in FAVOR, no opposed.

ii. Shane Murphy & Eva Nason mentioned upcoming Northwest Community Alliance (NCA) meeting to be held Wednesday, September 21, 7PM at the Northside Church of God, 1736 Harper St (at Defoor). The agenda will include Mayoral candidates.

d. Traffic & Safety ‐ Hemant Piduru (on behalf of Michael McLaughlin) updated members on the Security Patrol. It has been in effect for 5 weeks. We still need additional members to join in order to expand coverage.

4. New Business

a. Cynthia Williams gave several updates on community involvement opportunities. Look for updates on all of these on NextDoor:

i. Our AFD Station 23 will be the featured local station during 6/17/17 city‐wide AFD open house.

ii. Atlanta Community Emergency Response Team ‐ training citizens in emergency preparedness, no cost.

5. Thank you to Red Brick Brewery and please support our 2016 sponsors:

a. 1824 DeFoor http://www.1824defoor.com/

b. Handyman of Marketing http://www.handymanofmarting.com/

c. Moncrief Heating & Air hꕶp://moncriefair.com/

d. Keller Williams Peachtree Rd ‐ Ashley Vierra http://www.ashleyvierra.kwrealty.com

e. Collier Chiropractic http://www.collierchiropractic.net/

f. Comfort Shield Heating and A/C http://www.comfortshieldhvac.com/

g. Florist Atlanta http://www.floristatlanta.biz/

h. Fusion CPA http://fusiontaxes.com/

6. Meeting was adjourned at 8:15pm

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