City of Atlanta
Georgia

Resolution
14-R-3906
Adopted as Amended
Jan 20, 2015 1:00 PM

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER JOYCE M. SHEPERD AS AMENDED BY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OR HIS DESIGNEE, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, TO AMEND THE COMMUNITY GARDEN PROGRAM AGREEMENT WITH PARK PRIDE ATLANTA, INC. TO INCLUDE A CITY-OWNED PARCEL OF LAND LOCATED AT 1479 ATHENS AVENUE, S.W. IN COUNCIL DISTRICT 12 AS PART OF THE COMMUNITY GARDEN PROGRAM; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

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Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, District 12 Joyce M Sheperd
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WHEREAS, Park Pride Atlanta, Inc. ("Park Pride") currently operates the Adopt-A-Community

Garden Program (the "Program") on behalf of the City of Atlanta ("City") pursuant to the

Community Garden Program Agreement ("Agreement"), authorized by Resolution 07-R-1363.

The Resolution was adopted by the City Council on July 16, 2007, and approved by the Mayor

on July 19, 2007; and

 

WHEREAS, the Program offers a way to build relationships with neighbors, revitalize public

spaces, and provides for an enjoyable activity for people of all ages; and

 

WHEREAS, Park Pride would like to implement a Community Garden located at 1479 Athens

Avenue, S.W. in Land Lot 105 of the 14th District of Fulton County, Georgia, said property being

more particularly described in Exhibit "A" attached hereto; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation ("DPR") and Park Pride would like to

establish a Community Garden on the Property for the benefit of the Capital View Community;

and

 

WHEREAS, it is the recommendation of the DPR Commissioner, the Director of the Office of

Parks, and Park Pride that the Community Garden Program Agreement be amended to add this

property to the Program.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA

HEREBY RESOLVES, that the Mayor, or his designee, on behalf of the City, is hereby

authorized to amend the Community Garden Program Agreement with Park Pride Atlanta, Inc. to

include 1479 Athens Avenue, S.W. in the Adopt-A-Community Garden Program.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the property is and will be deemed a Garden Park, and

the Department of Parks and Recreation will be responsible for maintaining this Property as a

Garden Park.

 

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that all remaining terms of this Agreement between the City

and Park Pride shall remain in effect.

 

Meeting History

Jul 21, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Jul 29, 2014 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Andre Dickens, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Michael Julian Bond, Kwanza Hall, Joyce M Sheperd, Cleta Winslow
ABSENT:Keisha Lance Bottoms
Aug 18, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED AS HELD
Aug 26, 2014 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Sep 2, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED AS HELD
Sep 9, 2014 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Sep 15, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED AS HELD
Sep 23, 2014 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Oct 6, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 14, 2014 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Oct 20, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 28, 2014 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Nov 3, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 10, 2014 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Nov 17, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 24, 2014 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Dec 1, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 9, 2014 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Jan 5, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 13, 2015 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FAVORABLE AS AMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Joyce M Sheperd, Vice Chair, District 12
AYES:Andre Dickens, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Michael Julian Bond, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Kwanza Hall, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Cleta Winslow
Jan 20, 2015 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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ADOPTED AS AMENDED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED AS AMENDED [13 TO 0]
MOVER:Joyce M Sheperd, Councilmember, District 12
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Cleta Winslow
AWAY:Kwanza Hall