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October 15, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Sunday, January 19, 2020 6:52 PM | Anonymous

Attendance: Furside, BDB, Meak Productions, Gangsta Grillz ATL, Jor Price Design, 529 Bar, Keller Knapp, Paint Sip Socialize, Graveyard Tavern, Pure Upscale, Park Pet Supply, W.T.G Properties, East Atlanta Copy Center, ScreenFixing.com, Pure Upscale, Argosy, Big Daddy Biscuits, OxWork, EAV Strut, East Atlanta LLC, Media Terror Alert LLC, Wing Bar

Thank you to OxWork Business Club for hosting!



Thank you to : Helix Cleaning Services, Graveyard Tavern, Banshee, Keller Knapp and The Strut providing the food and drinks!  SPONSOR NOVEMBER OR DECEMBER MEETINGS HERE

6:20-6:30: Welcome, Sign in & Introductions

  • In progress: Incorporation, 501 c(6), bylaws and bank account. Activate membership Jan. 2020

    • Will discuss membership levels

  • Atlanta Main Street Fellowship  1 on 1 Cohort Meeting on 10/16 @ 10am. 

    • Gathering data to determine need

  • EABA Holiday Party: Thursday December 5th | 6-9PM | Location TBD

    • Board to work on holiday party

6:30: Small Business Saturday: November 30, 2019 

  • What is Shop Small Saturday by American Express?

  • SIGN UP FOR SHOPEAV!  Deadline to participate is November 8th! 

    • Ideas: Extend hours, breakfast kickoff, BOGO raffles, join forces with neighbors, team up with a nonprofit, Scavenger Hunt, gift wrapping, selfie contest

    • Create a SHOPEAV map.  Use link to sign up and let us know what you plan to do  so you can be added to the map.

    • Email us additional ideas at hello@eastatlantabiz.com

6:35: Restore the Madison Theatre Group                 

  • Sunday, October 27: Noon-2PM  or Thursday, November 7: 7-9PM

  • LOCATION:  The Brig at Argosy (Room in the back)

  • RSVP HERE BY WED. OCTOBER 23RD               See Agenda

    • Bill informed us of an August deadline for a possible theater restoration grant

6:40: Marketing Committee Update Chair Traci Sampson: Traci with an Eye Graphic Design LLC

  • Branding Survey to be sent out week of 10/28. Committee will create a branding exercise for Input at 11/19 meeting. Creative Brief presented at 12/5 Holiday Party. Goal is to have brand standards on January 21st meeting.

    • What keywords describe East Atlanta? 

    • As much participation as possible 

6:45: Public Safety Info Session: Chair: Kevin Harris: Paint, Sip Socialize      publicsafety@eastatlantabiz.com

This is not a crime stat update. This is an informative session to help business owners. 

  • Atlanta Police Department Zone 6 Commander: Ricardo Vazquez: rvazquez@atlantaga.com

    • New sergeant Officer King...previous detective in robbery unit… contact Officer King about possibly hiring off-duty police officers to patrol EAV corridor. Designated Lyft/Uber drop off.  Concerns: Homelessness: in front of the theater, farmers market space and Drug Activity

  • Atlanta Fire and Rescue 

    • Chief Cummings: Fire marshall/Fire inspections Life safety inspection include: exit signs illuminated, doors not obstructed, fire suppression systems..etc.  They can place placards on unsafe, vacant buildings and require owner to secure the property. They give the info to code enforcement. If you are navigating the space of Plans, inspections, code enforcement, Chief Cummings left his card and contact info.  

      • Detric Cummings, Section Chief, Atlanta Fire Rescue Department, Fire Inspections Division, 226 Peachtree St SW ATL 30303, Office (404)546-2738 Cell: (470) 230-1193 Email: dlcummings@atlantaga.gov

  • Atlanta Code Enforcement 

    • ADA pamphlet...learn about ADA requirements and have someone come to your business to evaluate the accessibility of your business

  • EABA Camera Mapping Program!Sign up here

    • Fill out the form, upload screenshots of your public right of way facing cameras and we create a map of all cameras with contact info! We then share this APD. No live footage!!

7:05: Public Safety Q&A

7:15: Event Updates

Adjourn:  7:20PM 

Adjouned 7:28pm

Minutes by Secretary

Networking: 7:20-8:00PM

Thank you to our OCTOBER Networking Sponsors! 

EABA Volunteer Board of Director

Executive Committee:

President: Nate Minor: ScreenFixing.com

Co-VP:Kelly Stocks: East Atlanta LLC- 488 Flat Shoals

Co-VP:Mary Mckissick: Furside Pet Spa

Secretary: Asiaa Karriem:  The Wing Bar

Treasurer: Kevin Lynch: Keller Knapp

Committee Chairs: 

Membership Co-Chairs: Lauren Janis: Big Daddy Biscuits and Victoria Park: Park Pet Supply

Membership Committee: Corey Cooper: Pure Upscale Hair Studio

Events & Meeting Chair: Carlen Hultgreen: Carlen R.Inc/In Atlanta Realtors/ East Atlanta Strut

Film Liaison Chair: Armando Celentano: Argosy

Public Safety Chair: Kevin Harris Sr:  Paint Sip Socialize

Marketing Committee Chair: Traci Sampson: Traci with an Eye Graphic Design LLC

Bar & Restaurant Owners Committee Chair: Robert Macdonald: Holy Taco

Submitted 10.15.19 by Secretary Asiaa Karriem

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