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SAND Meeting Minutes – February 11, 2016

SAND Meeting Minutes – February 11, 2016
Zone 6 report Lt. Floyd
Woodland Hills overall down 25% within the patrol area. Only 1 robbery 2 car break-ins and a couple of car break-ins. Reminded us to not leave things in our cars. (404) 371-5002 is the Zone 6 Prescient Number.
City/State/School/Other Elected Officials
Janine Brown came to introduce herself and announce that she is running for the open seat – Georgia House District 59. For more information visit
JAM ROCK is a now open and Walter Jordon came out to encourage everyone to visit the newly renovated restaurant. Working on getting a beer and wine license and they are open until 900pm.
Carla Smith invited us to come out for Streets Alive on Sunday, April 17. They are looking for creative volunteers as well as help setting up and taking everything down.
District 5 Jimmy Jones ( – (404) 613-0203
Present 4th & Hungry – Feed the homeless before the Super Bowl
Friday February 26 – Wolf Creek Library Opening Event from 12:00pm to 5:00pm: 2016 Black History Film Festival $500 Scholarship
5K Race for end Homelessness Saturday, February 20 8:30am in Centennial Olympic Park
Land Use and Zoning – No Updates
Public Safety – No Updates
Education Melissa Hugh-Girdhari

  • Go Team (local school governance) – call for volunteers from local community to participate in school governance such as budgeting, decisions on how school s are run, etc.; sign up at

Dunbar needs a Go Team

  • APS Truancy data Aug 15 thru Dec 15: 62 kids APD
  • Award for Maynard Jackson

Transportation Bob Titus

  • State GDOT budget $1 Billion in Revenue
  • Marta – East Side Transit
  • Meeting BeltLine HQ February 23 to talk about cycling on the beltline
  • Zoo Atlanta building a parking garage

Treasures Report

  • Budget Review/Proposal

Beautification Update: Dan Murphy

  • Maynard Jackson High School Students to Paint Murals
  • Moreland Properties LLC/Cartel Properties

New Business:

  • Social Committee had its first meeting last month
  • October 8 proposed SAND Festival – 8 or 9 blocks around the middle school
  • Looking at events that build the community
  • Cooking Classes
  • New Logo

Motion to approve January minutes: passed unanimously.

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