Food Trucks to Underwood Hills
What is your opinion of a monthly food truck at the park, and would you consider meeting your neighbors there?
One of the single most often requests from our residents (according to the resident's survey) is the desire for more social meetups between neighbors. You may have heard of the ‘Spring Social’, traditionally our biggest event of the year, but if you check our calendar at www.underwoodhills.org, you will see that many more activities are lined up, many geared towards our youngest residents.
But what about younger and older adults? What about adding a monthly meet-up at Underwood Hills Park? What would be a good day and time and a desirable frequency?
ATL Zoning 2.0
Public input is essential to the success of ATL Zoning 2.0. We’ll be working closely with Atlanta’s residents, businesses, and property owners to explore, draft, test, and refine the new Zoning Ordinance and Official Zoning Map well before the official adoption process begins.
The process includes thirteen rounds of public meetings and workshops.
Chrysalis Lab, a small social impact consulting firm based in Atlanta's Westside is working with a national nonprofit called On The Road Lending, which provides vehicle selection assistance and low-cost car loans to help individuals and families overcome transportation barriers and avoid predatory lenders. Since their inception in 2013, they’ve lent $15 million in car loans.
On The Road Lending is interested in providing more targeted services in Atlanta's Westside communities (particularly zip codes 30314 and 30318) and have asked us to help them better understand car buying/financing options, patterns, and barriers in this area.
They are conducting a resident experience survey to learn more about the personal car buying/financing experiences of residents in this zip code. It takes about 6 minutes to complete and is available in English and Spanish. Respondents have the opportunity to enter a drawing to win a $100 VISA gift card. Survey closes 11:59 PM on Friday, September 30th.
Complete the registration survey to participate in our Community Safety & Police Violence Project town hall series, which begins with Zone 5 tomorrow. The survey will direct you to the website for Eventbrite tickets. The Eventbrite password is “Safety2022!”
Please register for your town hall tickets according to the following schedule at 6:00 PM:
Participants will receive a $50 gift card that may be spent like a debit card. Additional compensation details will be shared at the conclusion of the town hall.
Please direct questions to Devin Franklin at email@example.com.
Did you receive the printed Newsletter?
BCN Meeting September 8, 2022
Piedmont Center Auditorium
Building 14, 3535 Piedmont Rd, NE
(Ample parking and easy access)
From Roswell Road, go Piedmont toward Peachtree. At the second traffic light, take a left into 3535 Piedmont Center. Go straight back to Building 14. Park and enter building. Take the elevator to the Auditorium.
NPU-D report for August 23
From UHNA NPU-D Rep Ms Nason;
At the most recent NPU meeting a beer/wine license for a Dashmart at 1360 Seaboard Ind. as approved. It is primarily a delivery service for beverages and snacks.
A beverage licence for 2nd Self Brewery was re-approved.
A discussion was had whether to defer until October a high-density primarily residential development on Huff road. The Blandtown Association had voted against approving it however, the developer's representative was asking for a deferral instead in order to offer up a different proposal. Deferral won. I abstained.
There were various kinds of things offered up by the city planner, most importantly, a zoning workshop. Info about all this is at atlzoning.com. The first meeting comes up next Tuesday. I intend to attend that meeting.
"ATLANTA OPERATES WITH LEGACY ZONING.
HELP US DEVELOP VERSION 2.0.
We’re embarking on a multi-year effort to align our growth and development regulations with the values we hold in common — like equity, inclusion, choice, opportunity, and resilience. And you’ll be involved every step of the way.
Focused Workshop #1: Diagnostic/Citywide Alternatives
Project updates and a review of potential citywide standards identified in the Zoning Ordinance Diagnostic. Topics will include the overall approach to the new code, ways to reflect neighborhood, housing, and more.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
6:30 pm-8:00 pm
Online ZOOM Meeting
Meeting ID: 833 5064 6292
The workshops teaches the benefits of using rain barrels for water conservation and stormwater management. Rain barrels provide an additional source of water for shrubs and plants and help to prevent erosion from stormwater runoff. Workshops also include information on building rain gardens.
Workshops are held from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Water Works Lodge, located at 655 Green Street NW. The workshop fee is $40 (includes rain barrel and installation kit) which can be paid on-site by cash, check or money order.
To register for the Rain Barrel Workshop, go to: https://bit.ly/RainBarrelWorkshopRegistration
Bike Corral: all we need is the Corral
Pollinator Garden, Teen Committee
UHNA Teen Committee has been hard at work. Having conceived, planned, gained official approval and purchased materials and plants for the Underwood Hills Park Pollinator Garden, it is becoming a reality!
Check out their work the other side of the basketball courts.
If you'd like to be a part of it contact firstname.lastname@example.org.