October Meeting Minutes

GPNA October 2018 Minutes


Call to Order/Welcome Introduction

September Agenda & Minutes (Passed)

APD Zone 1 Update (no representative present) T.Austin announced MAyor/City Council approves 30% pay increase over 3 years to support officer retention. Currently APD is short more than 300 officers

Committee Reports

Treasury R.Marosy

Communications T.Redding

Environmental/Beatification M.Josey sharing newly formed committee areas/initiatives planned for 2019

Organizing communications input w/COA Parks and Rec around Quarry Park and surrounding neighborhoods 2) Activation and use of Proctor Creek Greenway Trail and Historic Preservation 3) Food Map/Neighborhood Asset MAP 4) Volunternship Student Program 5) Plant Swap 6) Public Art 7)Neighborhood Flag 8)Pop up PArks and Placemaking Activities on southern portion on Neighborhood with less access to Green Space

Education Committee Presentation by Mr.Jabari E. from Douglass HS Stem Program And technology Department Chair

Grove Park Foundation/YMCA Administration Presentation Re: Woodson Park Academy D.Edelson sharing details and scope of YMCA facility

Q: How will the GP neighbors be able to interact and utilize the space

Q: Will it have a gym?

A: No only a multi-purpose room available after-school hours

Q: What will be the cost to expand the project to included fitness space

A:8million

Adjourment T.Austin 8:50


Torrie Redding