3/12 VHCA meeting – quick recap

Quick recap of the March 12 VHCA meeting:

  • Discussed the ongoing public schools redistricting process ahead of tonight’s special meeting on the topic
  • Heard the APD’s Capt. Van Hobbs, the new Asst. Commander for Zone 6, report that crime levels remain low and down from a similar period last year.
  • Heard a proposal from Streets Alive to close N. Highland Ave. from 2-6 PM on Sunday, May 20th for a pedestrian and bike-friendly event; it will be discussed again at the April meeting
  • Heard a presentation on the Red Bull Soap Box Derby and the closure on 10th Street (Friday, June 8, 9 AM – Sunday, June 10, 6-12 in the evening); the event organizers agreed to notify nearby VaHi residents
  • Heard a report from Georgia House Rep. Pat Gardner (57th District) on the current legislative session
  • Approved (with conditions) Variance V-12-018 (1117 Virginia Ave. NE) and sent it on to NPU-F
  • Heard updates on the new VHCA website, e-updates, and online Voice, as well as our ongoing attempts to improve sidewalks
  • Approved pruning, transplanting, & mulching work at John Howell Park and the final planting plan for the Triangle at Virginia-Highland (note — there is a planting work day this Sunday March 18, 1:00-3:30 pm)

Video coverage of the meeting is available on YouTube (part 1) (part 2) (part 3) – provided by VHConnect – VHCA assumes no responsibility for the videos.

Minutes will be posted at vahi.org when approved by the Board.

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