ATA October 14, 2021 Meeting Minutes


On Thursday, October 14th, 2021 ATA’s hybrid monthly meeting was held at The Historic Stone House at Parks & People and via Zoom video conference call. Graham Coreil-Allen, NATA’s President, introduced himself and opened the meeting. NATA Chaplain and resident Deacon Tally led the residents in a prayer. The minutes from the September 9th meeting were read by Felipe Goncalves, Sergeant At Arms, and approved as read. President Graham Coreil Allen welcomed members and began the meeting.


  • P/O Morales, Baltimore City Police Western District Police Department updated ATA members on crime statistics and concerns in our area included cameras on Bryant Avenue and the Citiwatch program.
  • Reginald Williams from the States Attorneys office gave residents a report on crime and crime enforcement in our area. Mr. Williams informed residents about various happenings including Chat and Chew, prayer walks, and a “prosecution cheat sheet” which shows what the States Attorney’s Office is and is not prosecuting so that residents know when and how to correctly report incidents – this will be emailed to residents.
  • Javas Raghavan, representative for 7th District Councilman James Torrence made residents aware of a meeting 5 pm, 10/20 at Mondawmin Mall. Councilman Torrence and his staff encourage residents to reach out to him at for help with any concerns or issues.
  • Laura VanWert, from MDOT MTA’s North Avenue Rising project walked residents through the MDOT’s North Ave Uprising Website. The main priority is safer travel for people without cars. Traffic police will start enforcement of new bus lanes in early November. with preemptive warnings for the next couple of weeks. Fines will be up to $500 for improper use of the bus lane.
  • ATA officially inducted two Legacy Residents- Mario Chang (store owner) and Mona Lisa Diallo were officially inducted with full member rights

Save the Date & Good News Gallery :

  • Donna informed residents about a meeting with Kaya Osley about a service which provides direct payment for internet bills, up to $50 for qualified homes. Visit
  • On Sept 30th The West North Avenue Development Authority held a meeting at Coppin State discussing the revitalization plan for area from Hilton Parkway to MICA
  • ATA Partner Ms Hutchinson is working with Comcast to set up tutorials and classes for people in the Greater Mondawmin area.
  • Sat Oct 23rd is the Mayor’s city wide cleanup. There will be no dumpster but please reach out to Graham for bags.
  • Saturday November 13th from 9-11 am will be ATA’s official cleanup. Please meet at the green space by the dumpster
  • ATA has applied for the Lifebridge Community Grant for planters and plants. Many thanks to Darlene Dorcy and Ms. Hutchinson for helping submit for the grant.
  • The proposed painted Fulton Ave/Druid Hill Park crosswalk has been approved! Work will most likely begin in Spring 2022.
  • Trash pickup is Friday. Recycling is Tuesday. Please use municipal trash cans! DO NOT put trash bags/bulk items on corners or in alleys.
  • Annual dues are $10 per person. Please pay your dues in person at the next meeting or online at
  • Our next meeting will be at the Historic Stone House at Parks and People and virtually via Zoom video conference on Thursday, November 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: It is important to continue calling 911 and 311 for issues in our neighborhood. We are STILL in the fight against Covid-19 together! Please get vaccinated, 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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