Families gathered in Perkerson Park and children waited impatiently for fountains to start gushing during the splash pad grand opening event this past Saturday, May 19. What started as a vision of Councilmember Joyce Sheperd came into fruition thanks to a generous donation from the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation and construction planning and project oversight from the City of Atlanta’s Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs and Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Read more about the splash pad.
Legislation to create a Special Service District (SSD) within the Atlanta BeltLine Planning Area was introduced at the Atlanta City Council meeting on Tuesday, January 19. This new revenue source would stimulate jobs and economic recovery and ensure completion of the 22-mile loop of mainline, multi-use trails. Learn more about how the SSD would benefit the community.