Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Dunwoody Audio of July 13 - Nonprofit CVB, 10 radar speed limit signs, festival approval proceedures, appoved idea of a Community Garden at Brook Run.


Audio 1 -Meeting start & public comment (6 speakers, Dunwoody Arts Festival, alcohol fees, city errors on rezoning issues, public assembly, Brook Run Garden proposal)

Audio 2 -Discussion of Dunwoody Convention and Visitors Bureau model. (501C(6) non-profit organization with nine members)

Audio 3
- Authorization to purchase radar speed detection signs (10 signs near schools approved for under under $50,000 installed by Sept or earlier if possible - school start?)

Audio 4 - Ordinance to amend Chapter 23: Streets and Sidewalks, to establish an Adopt-A-Spot program (Approved with the addition of the Dunwoody Preservation Trust included for their recognition for working on adopt a spot program in the past.)

Audio 5 - Ordinance to amend Chapter 27: Zoning Ordinance, §4-54 Walls and Fences (Approved with a requirement to go the ZBA for a variance if to close to a neighbor.)

Audio 6 - Ordinance to amend Chapter 20: Assemblages in Public Places (Approved; removed 6 week blackout period, removed the prohibition of City Council only sponsoring non-profit organizations and removed the forced space for a City Tent at all events. Mark your calendar for the Dunwoody Arts Festival - Mothers Day 2010.)

Audio 7
- RESOLUTION amending the pouring permit and solicitor permit fees (Approved - passed along increased cost.)

Audio 8 -RESOLUTION supporting the establishment of a Community Garden in Brook Run Park (Passed - in the hands of the DeKalb County Commission now since we do not own or control the property.)

Audio 9 - Discussion of Zoning Board of Appeals signage and notification requirements.(Recommended the staff review and improve the ZBA notice requirements, recommendations will come to Community Council and Planning Commission prior to returning to City Council.)

Audio 10 - Public Comment (Real Estate signs disappearing in the right away - request for training as to what is allowed for future placement.)


Rebecca said...

John, thanks for voting for the resolution supporting the establishment of a community garden at Brook Run Park. Since the resolution passed last night, we can now focus on gaining DeKalb's support. For those interested in this project, please email me at dunwoodygarden@gmail.com.
--Rebecca Barria

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