Community Development & Human Resources Committee

Atlanta City Hall

55 Trinity Avenue

Atlanta, GA 30303

http://www.atlantaga.gov/

Regular Committee Meeting

~Minutes~

 

 

City of Atlanta

Chairperson

The Honorable Andre Dickens

Theodis Pace

(404) 330-6314

tpace@atlantaga.gov

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

12:30 PM

 

Committee Room 1

 

A.              CALL TO ORDER

The regularly scheduled meeting of the Community Development & Human Resources Committee was held on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at 1:06 PM. in Committee Room 1.  The following members were present:

B.              INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS

Members present were introduced before the video was engaged:

Dickens, Young, Sheperd, Archibong and Winslow

Attendee Name

Title

Status

Arrived

Andre Dickens

Chair, Post 3 At-Large

Present

12:30 PM

Ivory Lee Young Jr.

District 3

Present

1:00 PM

Michael Julian Bond

Post 1 At-Large

Present

1:00 PM

Natalyn Mosby Archibong

District 5

Present

12:30 PM

Kwanza Hall

District 2

Absent

 

Joyce Sheperd

Vice Chair, District 12

Present

12:30 PM

Cleta Winslow

District 4

Present

1:00 PM

Wasonna Hammonds-Griffin

Legislative Assistant

Present

12:30 PM

Theodis Pace

Research and Policy Analyst

Present

12:30 PM

 

Others in Attendance:

Council: Carla Smith (D-1), Felicia Moore (D-9) and Mary Norwood, (P-2); DPCD: Charletta Jacks, Director, Jessica Lavandier; DPR: Amy Phoug, Commissioner; And: APD Officer, Council Staff, Councilmember Staff, the media and members of the public.

C.              ADOPTION OF AGENDA

ADOPTED

Adopted before the video was engaged

D.              APPROVAL OF MINUTES

APPROVED

Approved before the video was engaged

E.              2016 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

ADOPTED AS AMENDED

F.              PUBLIC COMMENT PERTAINING TO ITEMS ON THIS AGENDA (3 MINUTES)

Citizen

F. L. Rucker (appointee)

Ben Howard

Deborah Scott

Ron Shakir

Tony Torrence

Ms. Thomas

Steve Carr

G.              PUBLIC HEARING ITEM(S)

16-O-1007 (1) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER NATALYN ARCHIBONG AS AMENDED BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTE TO AMEND THE LAND USE ELEMENT OF THE 2011 CITY OF ATLANTA COMPREHENSIVE  DEVELOPMENT PLAN (CDP) SO  AS  TO  DESIGNATE  PROPERTY  AT  THE  OLMSTED  AT  EAST LAKE   NEIGHBORHOOD   TO   THE   LOW   DENSITY   RESIDENTIAL LAND USE DESIGNATION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 1/12/16 for a Public Hearing; Public Hearing held February 9, 2016; Held 2/9/16 by the Committee to travel with a companion paper in Zoning Committee.)

 

Public Hearing

Opened 1:56 pm

Closed 1:58 pm

AMENDED

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]

AYES:              Dickens, Young Jr., Bond, Archibong, Sheperd, Winslow

ABSENT:              Hall

 

H.              COMMUNICATION(S)

16-C-5015 (2) -

A COMMUNICATION FROM JUSTIN GIBONEY, OF INVEST ATLANTA, AS AMENDED BY COMMUNITY/DEVELOPMENT HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE SUBMITTING THE ATLANTA METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE'S APPOINTMENT OF DR. GARY MCGAHA TO THE METROPOLITAN PARKWAY TAX ALLOCATION DISTRICT (TAD) ADVISORY COMMITTEE; THIS APPOINTMENT IS FOR A TERM OF TWO (2) YEARS, SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON THE DATE OF COUNCIL CONFIRMATION.

(Favorable As Amended by Community Development/Human Resources Committee 2/9/16)

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]

AYES:              Dickens, Young Jr., Bond, Archibong, Sheperd, Winslow

ABSENT:              Hall

 

16-C-5016 (3) -

A COMMUNICATION FROM JUSTIN GIBONEY, OF INVEST ATLANTA, SUBMITTING THE CASTLEBERRY HILL NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION'S APPOINTMENT OF DWAYNE MACK TO THE WESTSIDE TAX ALLOCATION DISTRICT (TAD) DOWNTOWN ADVISORY COMMITTEE; THIS APPOINTMENT IS FOR A TERM OF TWO (2) YEARS, SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON THE DATE OF COUNCIL CONFIRMATION.

(Favorable by Community Development/Human Resources Committee 2/9/16)

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]

AYES:              Dickens, Young Jr., Bond, Archibong, Sheperd, Winslow

ABSENT:              Hall

 

16-C-5017 (4) -

A COMMUNICATION FROM JUSTIN GIBONEY, OF INVEST ATLANTA, SUBMITTING THE METRO ATLANTA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S APPOINTMENT OF GREGG SIMON TO THE WESTSIDE TAX ALLOCATION DISTRICT (TAD) DOWNTOWN ADVISORY COMMITTEE; THIS APPOINTMENT IS FOR A TERM OF TWO (2) YEARS, SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON THE DATE OF COUNCIL CONFIRMATION.

(Favorable by Community Development/Human Resources Committee 2/9/16)

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]

AYES:              Dickens, Young Jr., Bond, Archibong, Sheperd, Winslow

ABSENT:              Hall

 

16-C-5018 (5) -

A COMMUNICATION FROM JUSTIN GIBONEY, OF INVEST ATLANTA, SUBMITTING THE CENTRAL ATLANTA PROGRESS APPOINTMENT OF JENNIFER BALL TO THE WESTSIDE TAX ALLOCATION DISTRICT (TAD) DOWNTOWN ADVISORY COMMITTEE; THIS APPOINTMENT IS FOR A TERM OF TWO (2) YEARS, SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON THE DATE OF COUNCIL CONFIRMATION.

(Favorable by Community Development/Human Resources Committee 2/9/16)

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]

AYES:              Dickens, Young Jr., Bond, Archibong, Sheperd, Winslow

ABSENT:              Hall

 

16-C-5019 (6) -

A COMMUNICATION FROM JUSTIN GIBONEY, OF INVEST ATLANTA, SUBMITTING THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING UNIT (NPU) D APPOINTMENT OF KARYN HUDSON TO THE PERRY/BOLTON TAX ALLOCATION DISTRICT (TAD) ADVISORY COMMITTEE; THIS APPOINTMENT IS FOR A TERM OF ONE (1) YEAR, SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON THE DATE OF COUNCIL CONFIRMATION.

(Favorable by Community Development/Human Resources Committee 2/9/16)

 

 

 

16-C-5020 (7) -

A COMMUNICATION FROM JUSTIN GIBONEY, OF INVEST ATLANTA, SUBMITTING THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING UNIT (NPU) W APPOINTMENT OF JOHNATHAN BARHITE TO THE EASTSIDE TAX ALLOCATION DISTRICT (TAD) ADVISORY COMMITTEE; THIS APPOINTMENT IS FOR A TERM OF TWO (2) YEARS, SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON THE DATE OF COUNCIL CONFIRMATION.

(Held 2/9/16 by the Committee to allow the appointee an opportunity to appear before the committee.)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]

AYES:              Dickens, Young Jr., Bond, Archibong, Sheperd, Winslow

ABSENT:              Hall

 

16-C-5021 (8) -

A COMMUNICATION FROM JUSTIN GIBONEY, OF INVEST ATLANTA, SUBMITTING THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING UNIT (NPU) N APPOINTMENT OF BARTON HODGES TO THE EASTSIDE TAX ALLOCATION DISTRICT (TAD) ADVISORY COMMITTEE; THIS APPOINTMENT IS FOR A TERM OF TWO (2) YEARS, SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON THE DATE OF COUNCIL CONFIRMATION.

(Favorable by Community Development/Human Resources Committee 2/9/16)

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]

AYES:              Dickens, Young Jr., Bond, Archibong, Sheperd, Winslow

ABSENT:              Hall

 

16-C-5023 (9) -

A COMMUNICATION FROM COUNCILMEMBER CLARENCE “C.T.” MARTIN APPOINTING MR. LAWRENCE RUCKER TO SERVE ON THE INVEST IN SOUTHWEST ATLANTA TASK FORCE AS THE REPRESENTATIVE FOR DISTRICT 10.

(Favorable by Community Development/Human Resources Committee 2/9/16)

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]

AYES:              Dickens, Young Jr., Bond, Archibong, Sheperd, Winslow

ABSENT:              Hall

 

I.              PRESENTATION(S) / DISCUSSION ITEM(S) / REPORT(S)

ZOO ATLANTA ANNUAL REPORT - Carey Burgess, Sr. Vice President of Operations

CONSENT AGENDA

J.              ORDINANCE(S) FOR FIRST READING

16-O-1054 (10) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE AMENDING THE 2016 GENERAL GOVERNMENT CAPITAL OUTLAY FUND BUDGETS IN THE DEPARTMENTS OF PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS BY TRANSFERRING BETWEEN ACCOUNTS THE SUM OF TWO MILLION SEVEN HUNDRED AND NINETY THOUSAND DOLLARS AND NO CENTS ($2,790,000.00) FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS, INCLUDING REQUIRED MATCHING FUNDS, ALONG 12TH STREET, THE GLENWOOD AVENUE/MORELAND AVENUE INTERSECTION, HUFF ROAD, JP BRAWLEY DR, VARIOUS STREETS IDENTIFIED IN THE CYCLE ATLANTA PHASE 1.0 STUDY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA

HUMAN RESOURCES SECTION

K.              ORDINANCE(S) FOR SECOND READING

16-O-1049 (11) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER MICHAEL JULIAN BOND AS SUBSTITUTED BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE  TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS FROM THE FY 2016 (2014A PARK IMPROVEMENT REFUNDING BOND) IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($180,000.00), FOR THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION  OF ELLA MAE WADE BRAYBOY MEMORIAL PARK; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE/SUBSTITUTE [UNANIMOUS]

AYES:              Dickens, Young Jr., Bond, Archibong, Sheperd, Winslow

ABSENT:              Hall

 

L.              RESOLUTION(S)

16-R-3140 (12) -

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER C. T. MARTIN AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT A GRANT FROM AMERICORPS  IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $200,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING AMERICORPS POSITIONS TO BE FILLED BY DISABLED VETERANS WHO WILL TUTOR LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENTS STUDYING FOR CITIZENSHIP EXAMS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]

AYES:              Dickens, Young Jr., Bond, Archibong, Sheperd, Winslow

ABSENT:              Hall

 

16-R-3147 (13) -

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER MARY NORWOOD AND FELICIA A. MOORE STATING THE POLICY  OF THE ATLANTA CITY COUNCIL THAT EMINENT DOMAIN SHOULD NOT BE USED AS A METHOD TO TAKE GREEN SPACE OR PARKS IN THE CITY OF ATLANTA; TO DIRECT THE MUNICIPAL CLERK TO SUBMIT A COPY OF THIS RESOLUTION TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, GOVERNOR, AND LT.  GOVERNOR; AND  FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Referred to Finance/Executive Committee by Community Development/Human Resources Committee 2/9/16, 1 Nay)

Held 2/10/16 by the Committee (1 nay).)

 

Mary Norwwod

Felicia Moore

Marc Goncher

RESULT:              REFERRED TO COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]

AYES:              Dickens, Young Jr., Bond, Archibong, Sheperd, Winslow

ABSENT:              Hall

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SECTION

M.              ORDINANCE(S) FOR SECOND READING

16-O-1044 (14) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER NATALYN ARCHIBONG TO AMEND THE LAND USE OF THE 2011 CITY OF ATLANTA COMPREHENSIVE DEVELOPMENT PLAN (CDP) SO AS TO DESIGNATE PROPERTY AT 533, 537, 541, 544, 545, AND 550 QUILLIAN AVENUE TO THE SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL LAND USE DESIGNATION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 2/9/16 by the Committee for the 1st Quarter CDP Public Hearing scheduled for March 14, 2016.)

 

 

RESULT:              HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]

AYES:              Dickens, Young Jr., Bond, Archibong, Sheperd, Winslow

ABSENT:              Hall

 

N.              RESOLUTION(S)

16-R-3144 (15) -

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER ALEX WAN AS SUBSTITUTED BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH CORPORATION TO COMPLETE A PLANNING STUDY OF DOWNTOWN IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THIRTY ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($31,000.00); ALL CONTRACTED WORK SHALL BE PAID FROM THE ACCOUNT NUMBER LISTED HEREIN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE ON SUBSTITUTE [5 TO 0]

AYES:              Young Jr., Bond, Archibong, Sheperd, Winslow

ABSTAIN:              Dickens

ABSENT:              Hall

 

O.              PAPER(S) HELD IN COMMITTEE

14-O-1023 (16) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER JOYCE M. SHEPERD TO IMPOSE A HIGHER PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR BLIGHTED, VACANT PROPERTIES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 1/14/14) (A Work Session to be scheduled)

 

 

 

14-O-1362 (17) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER FELICIA A. MOORE AS SUBSTITUTED BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/ HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE AMENDING CHAPTER 74, ARTICLE V OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA CODE OF ORDINANCES, BY CREATING SECTION 175, FOR THE PURPOSE OF LIMITING THE NUMBER OF TIMES GARAGE/YARD SALES MAY BE HELD IN A CALENDAR YEAR; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Referred back to CDHR by Full Council 7/21/14; Held 7/29/14 at the request of the author for further review.)

 

 

 

14-O-1442 (18) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBERS NATALYN M. ARCHIBONG AND KWANZA HALL AMENDING PART III CODE OF ORDINANCE, LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, APPENDIX A, BUILDING CODE AMENDMENTS, CHAPTER 1 ADMINISTRATION, SECTION 105.1 ENTITLED “REMOVAL OR REPAIR OF BUILDINGS” BY ADDING SUBSECTION (C) FOR THE PURPOSE OF INCLUDING LANGUAGE FOR THE DEMOLITION OF PROPERTIES LOCATED WITHIN A HISTORIC DISTRICT; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 9/9/14 at the request of the author for further review.)

 

 

 

14-O-1443 (19) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBERS NATALYN M. ARCHIBONG AND KWANZA HALL AMENDING PART III CODE OF ORDINANCE, LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, APPENDIX A, BUILDING CODE AMENDMENTS, CHAPTER 1 ADMINISTRATION, SECTION 105.3 ENTITLED "DISREGARD OF NOTICE" FOR THE PURPOSE OF SPECIFYING THE LENGTH OF TIME IN WHICH AN INDIVIDUAL SHALL COMPLY WITH NOTICE FROM THE OFFICE OF BUILDINGS TO REMOVE OR REPAIR AN UNSAFE BUILDING OR STRUCTURE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 9/9/14 at the request of the author for further review.)

 

 

 

14-O-1478 (20) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER IVORY LEE YOUNG, JR. TO AMEND CHAPTER 54 (COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) OF THE ATLANTA CITY CODE BY ADDING ARTICLE IV TO BE ENTITLED “ABANDONED AND BLIGHTED PROPERTY CONSERVATORSHIP ORDINANCE” FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A CONSERVATORSHIP PROGRAM FOR ABANDONED AND BLIGHTED PROPERTY WITHIN CITY LIMITS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 10/14/14 by the Committee to follow the progress of legislation in discussion by the State of Georgia Legislature.)

 

 

 

14-R-4238 (21) -

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER IVORY LEE YOUNG, JR. AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF ATLANTA TO EXERCISE ITS URBAN REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT POWERS UNDER O.C.G.A. 36-61-2, (THE URBAN REDEVELOPMENT LAW) TO DESIGNATE A CERTAIN AREA WITHIN ITS GEOGRAPHIC BOUNDARIES AS ATLANTA URBAN REDEVELOPMENT AREA FOR DISTRICT 3 AS DEFINED IN O.C.G.A. SECTION 36-61-2(18) AND (19); TO DIRECT THE PREPARATION OF AN URBAN REDEVELOPMENT PLAN AND THE PUBLICATION OF A NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR SUCH PLAN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 10/14/14 by the Committee for a Public Hearing to be held on December 9, 2014.)

 

 

 

14-O-1022 (22) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBERS JOYCE SHEPERD, CLETA WINSLOW, AND C.T. MARTIN AS SUBSTITUTED (#3) BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE TO AMEND THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA BY CREATING A NEW ARTICLE IN CHAPTER 46 “CIVIC AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS” WHICH IS TO BE KNOWN AS “MURALS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY”; AMENDING SECTION 16-28.025 OF THE 1982 ZONING ORDINANCE TO RESERVE SAID SECTION FOR FUTURE USE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 11/10/14 at the request of the author, for 120 days time certain, for further review.)

 

 

 

14-O-1554 (23) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBERS NATALYN M. ARCHIBONG, ALEX WAN, AND MARY NORWOOD AS SUBSTITUTED (#2) BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/ HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE AMENDING THE CITY OF ATLANTA CODE OF ORDINANCES CHAPTER 2 (“ADMINISTRATION”), ARTICLE XVI (“BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COUNCILS, AND AUTHORITIES”), AND ACTIVATING DIVISION 6 TO BE ENTITLED THE “ARTS & CULTURE ADVISORY COUNCIL” FOR THE PURPOSE CREATING A BOARD THAT WILL ADVISE THE CITY ON MAJOR ISSUED RELATED TO THE ARTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Substituted and held 11/10/14 at the request of the author to follow 14-O-1022; Substituted and Held 1/13/15.)

 

 

 

14-O-1598 (24) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER C. T. MARTIN TO AMEND APPENDIX A OF THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, ENTITLED "BUILDING CODE AMENDMENTS" SO AS TO CREATE A NEW SECTION 104 .9 TO BE ENTITLED "REVIEW AND POSTING OF RESIDENTIAL OR MIXED USE PROJECTS WITH PUBLIC SUBSIDIES" SO AS NOTIFY THE PUBLIC OF PROPOSED DEVELOPMENTS THAT SEEK OR HAVE BEEN GRANTED PUBLIC SUBSIDIES; TO FURTHER NOTIFY THE PUBLIC OF THE NUMBER OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS, IF ANY, PROPOSED FOR THE DEVELOPMENT; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 11/24/14 at the request of the Law Department for further review.)

 

 

 

14-O-1474 (25) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE TO AMEND THE CITY OF ATLANTA TREE PROTECTION ORDINANCE, SET FORTH IN ATLANTA CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 158 (VEGETATION), ARTICLE II (TREE PROTECTION), CODE SECTIONS 158-26 THROUGH 158-110, FOR THE PURPOSE OF REORGANIZING, CLARIFYING AND UPDATING THE SAME; AND SPECIFICALLY TO DELETE CODE SECTIONS 158-26 THROUGH 158-110 IN THEIR ENTIRETY AND REPLACE THEM AS SET FORTH HEREIN; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 10/14/14 at the request of the Department of Planning and Community Development to allow all NPU's an opportunity to review; Public Hearing held on December 9, 2014; Worksession to be scheduled.)

 

 

 

15-R-3882 (26) -

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBERS ANDRE DICKENS AND IVORY L. YOUNG, JR. SUPPORTING ATLANTA’S INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM IN WHICH EVERY ATLANTA NEIGHBORHOOD IS A PLACE THAT IS VALUED REGARDING GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 7/28/15 by the Committee for further discussion and additional information.)

 

 

 

15-O-1360 (27) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER C T MARTIN TO AMEND APPENDIX A OF THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, ENTITLED "BUILDING CODE AMENDMENTS" SO AS TO CREATE A NEW SECTION 104.9 TO BE ENTITLED "CERTIFICATION, POSTING, AND UNIT REQUIREMENTS OF RESIDENTIAL OR MIXED USE PROJECTS WITH PUBLIC SUBSIDIES" SO AS TO NOTIFY THE PUBLIC OF PROPOSED DEVELOPMENTS THAT SEEK OR HAVE BEEN GRANTED PUBLIC SUBSIDIES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 8/25/15 at the request of the Office of Buildings for further review.)

 

 

 

15-C-5106 (28) -

A COMMUNICATION FROM JUSTIN GIBONEY, OF INVEST ATLANTA, SUBMITTING THE MECHANICSVILLE CIVIC ASSOCIATION'S APPOINTMENT OF OCIE FULFORD TO SERVE AS A MEMBER OF THE STADIUM NEIGHBORHOODS TAX ALLOCATION DISTRICT (TAD) ADVISORY COMMITTEE; THIS APPOINTMENT IS FOR A TERM OF ONE (1) YEAR, SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON THE DATE OF COUNCIL CONFIRMATION.

(Held 9/15/15 by the Committee to allow the appointee an opportunity to appear before the committee.)

 

 

 

15-O-1375 (29) -

CDP-15-16              AN ORDINANCE BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE TO AMEND THE LAND USE ELEMENT OF THE 2011 ATLANTA COMPREHENSIVE DEVELOPMENT PLAN (CDP) SO AS TO REDESIGNATE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 684 PENN AVENUE NE FROM THE LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL LAND USE DESIGNATION TO THE MIXED USE LOW DENSITY LAND USE DESIGNATION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.              (Z-15-021)              NPU-E              COUNCIL DISTRICT 2.  (CDP Public Hearing will be held September 14, 2015)

(Held 9/15/15 by the Committee to go before the Zoning Review Board.)

 

 

 

15-R-4047 (30) -

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER KWANZA HALL REQUESTING THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE ATLANTA URBAN DESIGN COMMISSION TO NOMINATE THE BELL BUILDING, LOCATED AT 25-27 AUBURN AVENUE, AS A HISTORIC BUILDING AND SITE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 9/15/15 by the Committee for additional review.)

 

 

 

15-O-1537 (31) -

AN ORDINANCE BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE ADOPTING THE FIVE YEAR UPDATE TO THE VINE CITY/WASHINGTON PARK LIVABLE CENTERS INITIATIVE (LCI) AS REQUIRED BY THE ATLANTA REGIONAL COMMISSION (ARC); AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, TO SUBMIT TO THE ARC THE VINE CITY/WASHINGTON PARK FIVE YEAR UPDATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

(Held 12/1/15) (Held at the request of the Department for further review)

 

 

 

15-O-1541 (32) -

CDP-15-24  AN ORDINANCE BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/ HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE TO AMEND THE LAND USE ELEMENT OF THE 2011 ATLANTA COMPREHENSIVE DEVELOPMENT PLAN (CDP) SO AS TO REDESIGNATE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1164, 1180 AND 1188  SHERIDAN  ROAD, 2436, 2437, 2444, 2445, 2452, 2453, 2458, 2459, 2468, 2469, 2476, 2477, 2481, 2482, AND  2488 ELIZABETH ANN LANE FROM THE SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL LAND USE DESIGNATION TO THE  MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL LAND USE DESIGNATION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES (Z-15-050).  NPU-F  COUNCIL DISTRICT 6

(Held 12/1/15) (Held for companion Zoning legislation)

 

 

 

15-C-5146 (33) -

A COMMUNICATION FROM CATHY RICHARDS, PRESIDENT, ATLANTA PLANNING ADVISORY BOARD (APAB), TO MUNICIPAL CLERK RHONDA DAUPHIN JOHNSON, SUBMITTING THE APPOINTMENT OF MS. OCTAVIA VOGEL TO SERVE AS A MEMBER OF THE ATLANTA BELTLINE TAX ALLOCATION DISTRICT (TAD) ADVISORY COMMITTEE.  THIS APPOINTMENT IS FOR A TERM OF TWO (2) YEARS, SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON THE DATE OF COUNCIL CONFIRMATION.

(Held 1/12/16 by the Committee to allow the appointee an opportunity to appear before the Committee.)

 

 

 

16-C-5011 (34) -

A COMMUNICATION FROM COUNCILMEMBER CLARENCE “C.T.” MARTIN APPOINTING MS. JOCCOLE BURTON TO SERVE ON THE INVEST IN SOUTHWEST ATLANTA TASK FORCE AS THE REPRESENTATIVE FOR DISTRICT 10.

 

 

 

16-C-5012 (35) -

A COMMUNICATION FROM COUNCILMEMBER CLARENCE “C.T.” MARTIN APPOINTING MR. DARRICK YOUNG TO SERVE ON THE INVEST IN SOUTHWEST ATLANTA TASK FORCE AS THE REPRESENTATIVE FOR DISTRICT 10.

(Favorable by Community Development/Human Resources Committee 2/9/16)

 

 

RESULT:              FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]              Next: 2/15/2016 1:00 PM

AYES:              Dickens, Young Jr., Bond, Archibong, Sheperd, Winslow

ABSENT:              Hall

 

P.              WALK-IN LEGISLATION

NONE

Q.              REMARKS FROM PUBLIC

Ben Howard

Ron Shakir

Steve Carr

Ms. Thomas

R.              REQUESTED ITEM(S)

12/9/14

 

1.              Councilmember Winslow asked Kathy Evans, in the Arborist Office, to inform the Committee/Council of the next meeting.

 

2.              Councilmember Bond asked staff to get with Kathy Evans to schedule a work session for the proposed Tree Ordinance Amendment (14-O-1474). (Work session date to be determined.)

 

1/27/15

 

1.              Councilmember Sheperd asked Dr. Patrice Harris with the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness, to come back before the Committee to discuss creating a process for communication between the City of Atlanta and County Health Departments.  (Dr. Harris will be contacted to schedule this presentation.)

 

2.              Chairperson Dickens asked Dr. Patrice Harris with the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness to provide statistics on health disparities among African-Americans to Brother Muhammad. (Dr. Harris will be asked to include this information in her next presentation to the committee.)

 

2/10/15

 

1.              Councilmember Lance Bottoms asked Christopher Norman, with Fulton County/City of Atlanta Land Bank Authority, to provide her with information explaining the process for donating property (Allison Court) in her district to the Land Bank Authority.  (Councilmember Lance Bottoms' office will follow up with the status of this request.)

 

2.              Councilmember Bond asked Chairperson Dickens and Christopher Norman, with Fulton County/City of Atlanta Land Bank Authority, to get together to schedule a work session to discuss the sale of Atlanta Public Schools property. (Work session date to be determined)

 

3/24/15

 

1.              Councilmember Young asked if the City of Atlanta requires a certain use of technology or a certain process for boarding vacant houses in the City of Atlanta.

 

5/12/15

 

1.              Councilmember Young asked Terri Lee, DPCD’s Deputy Commissioner, to provide more detailed information and a planning guide for the proposed tree ordinance rewrite, during their next quarterly report.

 

2.              Councilmember Bond asked Terri Lee, DPCD’s Deputy Commissioner, to provide solutions or suggestions for replacing trees in the City of Atlanta when trees have been cut down.

 

3.              Councilmember Sheperd asked Terri Lee, DPCD’s Deputy Commissioner, to consider allowing City of Atlanta residents to cut down a tree every “X” number of years.

 

5/26/15

 

1.              Councilmember Sheperd asked staff to make sure Dr. Patrice Harris, Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness, includes information in her next presentation to the committee on the increase in aids cases in the Atlanta area, education awareness and prevention.

 

12/15/15

 

1.              Councilmember Sheperd asked Staff to get with AWDA and Invest Atlanta to schedule a worksession.

 

2.              Chairperson Dickens asked Michael Sterling, AWDA Director to consider creating a website for AWDA.

 

3.              Councilmeber’s Bond and Hall committeed to collaborating on legislation to create a jobs commission, which will include a clause for accountability designation.

 

4.              Councilmember Bottoms asked Amy Phuong, Commissioner DPW, and Katrina Taylor Parks, Deputy Chief of Staff, to come back to the committee with an update on building a community pool in the Ben Hill Community in District 11, to include possible locations.

 

5.              Councilmember Bottoms asked Amy Phuong, Commissioner DPW, to provide a map that shows the location of City of Atlanta Natatoriums in relation to the Centers of Hope.

 

1/26/16

S.              ADJOURNMENT


There being no further business to come before the Community Development & Human Resources Committee the meeting was adjourned at 3:10 PM

 

Respectfully submitted:

 

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Wasonna Griffin, Legislative Assistant

 

 

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Theo Pace, Research & Policy Analyst

 

 

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The Honorable Andre Dickens, Chair