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Meeting Minutes – October 2015

October 5, 2015

Josh Noblitt called the meeting to order with a moment of reflection.


Community Pride

  • Progressive dinner was great!
  • Carver Neighborhood Market featured on 11Alive and USA Today


Community Reports

Police Representative

  • Car break-ins: Remember to remove valuables from your car
  • 2 homicides (Sept 25 & 26) in neighborhood
  • Question asked about gang violence and graffiti; be sure to call 911 if you hear gunfire

Zone 3 Prosecutor – Claire

  • Lots of activity right now, especially breaking into cars looking for guns and selling guns
  • Distributing Community Concerns survey
  • Community Court experience has shown positive results in Industrial Boulevard – next court date October 16
  • Gang Summit has been paused while city hires a gang professional

Commissioner Harrington’s Office – Jimmy Jones

  • Metropolitan Library Grand Opening
  • #fultoncomm5 on social media highlights event photos
  • meal event for homeless
  • Georgia HOA bootcamp – Sat Nov 7 at GA International Convention Center
  • Clothing Drive: Nov 7 -16 (
  • Looking for guests doing good they can feature on their shows


Committee Reports

Code Enforcement – Rick Sakaske

  • 82 Brown is now for sale
  • Went to court for 104 Bisbee, owner wants out of house – Rick connected him to Charis Community Housing
  • 77 Bisbee & 127 Thirkield – hearing on Oct 22 with Rem Review Board


Community Business

Progressive Dinner was a success!


Neighborhood Impact Grant – Josh Noblitt

Winners awarded last month.

  • Chris McCord – lawn mowers for neighborhood residents
  • Larry Witherspoon & Shawn McArgue – carborature for youth training program
  • Kara Haygood – Veteran’s Day Art


Community Forum

Russell – NPU-Y meetings going great. Met at Ron Clark and there’s great things happening there.

Carver Reunion is this weekend. We encourage attendance.

Lakewood Ampitheater shows ending soon

Meetings happening about traffic light at University & Pryor

If you’re interested in a 90 min survey (you’ll receive a free meal and a wal-mart gift card), contact Russell

Next Meeting: Oct 19 at John Birdine Center at 7pm


St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store : Nov 7 Community Day 10am-2pm at the store

Bethlehem Center having a yard sale on Friday 9-1:30

Summerhill Fall Festival this Saturday 11-7

Complaint about Marathon Station and drug presence and a desire to see it shape up or we do not need it in community. Suggestion to email Major Glaizer to draw attention to it.

Complaint about small business on back side of post office for similar reasons.

Treat Street on Oct 31 5-7pm. Candy donations can be dropped off at Community Grounds/Carver Market


Meeting adjourned.

Last modified: October 5, 2015

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