On March 23, 2015, the Atlanta BeltLine held its first Quarterly Briefing meeting of 2015. The event, which took place at the Atlanta Technical College campus in southwest Atlanta, drew a crowd of more than 60 people. Quarterly Briefings are the Atlanta BeltLine’s way of providing regularly scheduled updates to the community, and the location of each meeting rotates between the four quadrants of the city.
Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) provided progress updates, which included construction updates on the Westside Trail and the recently demolished bridge over Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. The presentation also covered transportation updates, and information about the newly established Design Review Committee. In addition, there were several developments on the Housing front – the rehabilitation of Stanton Oaks (formerly Boynton Village) and the new partnership with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta. Atlanta BeltLine Partnership (ABLP) formally introduced their new Executive Director, Chuck Meadows, for his first Quarterly Briefing. ABLP also provided updates on the capital campaign, fitness programming, workforce partnerships, and the Atlanta BeltLine Jamboree on May 16 in Washington Park.
For this Quarterly Briefing, we changed the format to better engage with our community. After the presentation, meeting attendees were able to visit stations representing their areas of interest and ask one-on-one questions of subject matter experts. This format allowed each person to focus only on the information they needed and skip questions they may have already heard at past meetings.
If you missed Quarterly Briefing, not to worry – the next one is Monday, June 22 at the Fulton County Assembly Hall. You can also review all of the past presentations here.