ATA December 10th, 2020 Meeting Minutes


ATA’s monthly meeting was held via Zoom video conference call on Thursday December 10th 2020. Graham Coreil-Allen, interim vice president, opened the meeting and Reverend Olivia Moyd Hazell led the residents in a community prayer.  President Barbara Anderson Dandy welcomed residents and partners and gave remarks. The minutes from the November 11th  2020 meeting were read by Anne Goncalves, secretary, and approved as read. 


NATA’s trusted partner Reginald Williams, the Director of Community Engagement for the States Attorney’s Office  gave residents an update on the Group Violence Initiative. Mr Williams also discussed what his new role at the State’s Attorney’s Office will entail and ensured residents that he would continue to be our community liaison.  Mr. Williams thanked residents for their continued cooperation, dedication, and motivation to help their community.  

Neighbor MonaLisa Diallo greeted residents and discussed her role as Western District Police Department’s Public Safety Commissioner. Ms. Diallo also highlighted what benefit she can provide as part of Mayor Brandon Scott’s Human Services Transition Team. Please email her with any questions or issues.

ATA held it’s Election of Officers courtesy of Nominating Committee Chair Felipe Goncalves and the Committee: Audrey Fletcher, Janet Holman, and Dale Terrill.  Thank you to all resident members who participated in the election and special thanks to Felipe Goncalves for building the ballot box/Free Library.  After a tally of ballots and in person votes at the meeting congratulations go to ATA’s newly elected officers:

President  Graham Coreil-Allen

Vice President  Cheryl Bailey Solomon

Recording Secretary Anne Goncalves

Treasurer Donny Cypress

Corresponding Sec John Kwamya

Chaplains Reverend Olivia Moyd Hazell

Deacon Tally Murray

Parliamentarian Daniel Hindman

Sergeant-At-Arms Felipe Goncalves

Senator Antonio Hayes wished residents a happy holiday and encouraged them to stay safe.  He discussed the vacancy and filling process for previous Delegate Nick Mosby’s position. Bond bail hearings are coming up and Senator Hayes invited residents to participate in the upcoming zoom call.  He thanked residents for the opportunity to serve them and extended the invitation to reach out to him and his office if they need assistance.  

Save the Date & Good News Gallery : 

  • On December 12th residents, partners, neighbors and friends gathered for a special celebration for Miss Barbara Anderson Dandy, and her many years of service to the Auchentoroly Terrace Association.  A commemorative street sign was dedicated and accolades and letters from many city organizations were presented to Miss Barbara.  Please congratulate and thank her for her service! (Photos courtesy Graham Coreil Allen)
  • Resident Graham Coreil Allen will be a co-chair of the Arts and Culture Transition Committee for the new mayor’s office- their goal is to better serve working artists as well as determine how the city can put artists to work. Congratulations Graham!
  • Trash pickup is Friday. Recycling is now DAILY  – 7 a.m. – 3p.m.  at The William S. Baer School located at 2001 North Warwick Avenue, until at least December.  Please use municipal trash cans! DO NOT put trash bags/bulk items on corners or in alleys. 
  • Leaf collection season began on Monday, October 26, 2020, and will continue through Monday, January 4.
  • Annual dues are $10 per person. Please pay your dues 
  • Our next meeting will be a Zoom video conference on Thursday, March 11th 2021.   Please look out in your email for a link to participate.  If you need assistance getting set up please respond to the email. 

 ***Special Note: We are STILL in the fight against Covid-19 together! Please wash hands often, wear masks, and practice safe distance procedures! Take care of yourself and check on your neighbors! ***

Click here to download the meeting minutes.

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