ATA December 9th, 2021 Meeting Minutes

THE NEW AUCHENTOROLY TERRACE ASSOCIATION, INC

On Thursday, December 9th, 2021 ATA’s monthly meeting was held hybridly at The Historic Stone House at Parks & People and via Zoom video conference call. Graham Coreil-Allen, NATA’s President opened the meeting. NATA’s partner Reginald Williams led the residents in an opening observance of faith. The minutes from the November 11th meeting were read by Anne Goncalves, recording secretary, and approved as read. President Graham Coreil Allen welcomed members and began the agenda.

Agenda:

  • Public Safety Update: Reginald Williams, Director of Community Engagement from the States Attorney’s Office – there are no closed cases right now as most have been postponed until 2022. He will keep residents updated if anything changes on case hearings. Mr. Williams also went over the various support services the SAO offers – victim/witness support services, financial assistance, safe space- information packets were made available. Specific crime incidents were reviewed. Mr Coreil Allen and Mr Williams discussed Mayor Scott’s upcoming meetings for the public to participate in Group Violence Reduction strategy planning.
  • Javas Raghavan from the 7th District City Council Office gave an update to residents on Councilman Torrence’s bill hearing next Tuesday. The bill proposes that contractors must file a disposal plan permit along with their building plan permits in order to combat illegal dumping. Please attend online if you are interested.
  • President Graham Coreil-Allen discussed various NATA Community Association Updates:
    • 2022 Meeting Frequency – it has been proposed to meet on a quarterly basis as opposed to our current schedule of eight monthly meetings per year. This will be debated and considered for approval at the March 2022 meeting.
    • ATA South Sign Restoration plan has been submitted and approved by CHAP – call for volunteers this coming weekend on Saturday and Sunday
    • A grant has been submitted for community beautification/installing new planters on the 2900 block of Parkwood
    • The Maryland Transit Administration will start an elevator replacement at the Mondawmin station in the new year, causing disruptions for wheelchair riders. Flyers with details will be distributed.
  • Druid Park Lake Drive Complete Streets Design Project Presentation: Project Architects William Ethridge, Baltimore City DOT City Planner II and Wesley Mitchell, WSP Vice President presented a brief overview of the project’s purpose, scope, research methods, and the three developed concept designs: one lane, hybrid, and two lane. Additional options discussed included cut and cover at Madison Avenue, a pedestrian bridge at Lakeview Avenue, and EMS access opportunities. Public comment period is open now, and has been extended to January 17th; a final report will be completed by the end of January with a 30 day comment period to follow.

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Annual dues for 2022 are $10 per person payable by cash, check, or online payment via our website.

Trash pickup is Friday. Recycling is Tuesday. Please use municipal trash cans! DO NOT put trash bags/bulk items on corners or in alleys.

ATA’s next meeting will be at the Big House at Parks and People and virtually via Zoom video conference on Thursday, March 10th 2022. 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!

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