75% of Renew Atlanta/TSPLOST Rebaselining survey 1 prefer Complete Street funding scenario. Renew staff suggest a mix of Complete Streets (26 miles) and resurfacing (135 miles) & signal upgrades. $9.8M for council projects.
Fully funded: Eastside Trolley Line Trail, Resurfacing of DeKalb Ave (includes reversible lane removal)
Design-only: DeKalb Ave Complete Street and Euclid Avenue Complete Streets
Next public input meeting March 7, 6:30pm Grady HS.
NOW ACCEPTING: Nonprofit donation request submissions until Friday April 12, 2019.
Thank you to everyone who attended. We had a great turnout of 20 members and new community members.
Read the meeting minutes
Next meeting: Tuesday February 19, 2019 @ 11am- KUCC
11:00: Welcome- Happy New Year: Enjoy coffee by KUCC and treats by Snapdragon Designs
Welcome New Treasurer Josh Bennett of Bennett’s Accounting Services & New Secretary Candace McCollough of Atlanta Clay Works
11:10: Approve/Amend: November 13, 2018 Meeting Minutes: Candace McCollough, Atlanta Clay Works
11:10: KBOA Finances: Treasurer: Josh Bennett, Bennett’s Accounting Services
Wells Fargo Balance: $77,083.97 PayPal Pending: $0
2019 Budget 2018 Budget with actual
11:15: Organization Update
2018 Year in Review
2019 Meeting, Event and Promotions Calendar
2019 Master Deadline Calendar
Planning Business Mixers in March and June for 2019. Annual Holiday Mixer Dec 3, 2019
KNO Meeting 1/10/19 & NPU-O Meeting 1/22/19
Renew Atlanta BOND Community Meetings:January 30 & March 7th. Grady High School 6:30-8pm
Downtown Clean Up: Monthly clean up with total expense for 2019 $2000
STATUS UPDATE: Downtown Kirkwood Sign Replacement. KNO & KBOA
2019 Pocket Map: Ads open April 8, 2019. Must be a member as of June 14 to be included
Exploring: Lighting the center island downtown Kirkwood sign as main project of 2019
11:35: Membership- Sam Mugavero
Welcome pack: 2018/9 membership decal/ I love KWD stickers + One Sheet + RESOURCE GUIDE
Is it time to renew? Are you lapsed or about to be? Must be current member to participate in the 2019 Wine Stroll and Map/Guide.
Membership: Total Members: 88 Active
New Members: Peach State Pressure Wash, Lanta Gras
11:40: Wine Stroll Committee (Chair Randy Brazee- Homes for Atlanta 13th Annual Kirkwood Wine Stroll is Friday September 20, 2019 | 7:00-10:00PM! kirkwoodwinestroll.com
KirkwoodWineStroll.com is updated with 2018 photos, video and sponsorship package.
Looking for design intern for New mobile friendly website and graphic design for 2019.
Kirkwood Wine Stroll Sponsorships NOW OPEN! Send 2019 Package to prospective sponsors.
Nonprofit Award Applications Open February 4, 2019. Check kirkwoodbiz.com for registration.
11:45: Member Announcements/New Business
Lanta Gras:Saturday January 26 2-6:30pm. Hosea between Howard & Howard closed Noon-8pm
Kirkwood Dog Park: East End of Gilliam Park near Wade Ave. $6200 NPU Grant Awarded, $1000 from KBOA. 1st Phase Open Spring 2019. Read article here firstname.lastname@example.org
Little Free Pantry: Lisa Stone Read more
Empty Bowls 2019: Friday Feb 8, 2019, 5-9PM @ KUCC. $40 ticket
2018 was a very successful year for the Kirkwood Business Owners' Association. Thank you to all the members, sponsors, volunteers and supporters.
NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
PROMOTIONS AND IMAGE IMPROVEMENTS:
2018 KIRKWOOD WINE STROLL: VIEW THE PHOTOS AND VIDEO
ANNUAL HOLIDAY MIXER:
A successful year would not be complete without a celebration. On December 4th, we ate, drank and enjoyed community while raising funds for KUCC's Families in Need program. Together, we raised $906. Thank you to everyone who donated food, volunteered, donated silent auction items and attended. SEE MORE PHOTOS AND INFO
SEE YOU IN 2019:
Wishing you a happy holiday season and look forward to seeing you on TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2019 @ 11AM for our first meeting of the new year. We'll meet at the KUCC Church House at 100 Rogers Street.
Thank you to everyone who attended our annual KBOA Holiday Mixer on Tuesday December 4th. With over 40 business owners, residents and community supporters in attendance, we raised $906 for KUCC's families in need for the holiday season and had a great time doing it!
A successful Kirkwood Wine Stroll meant KBOA could award $5000 to 4 community nonprofits. Check out the awardees and see photos.
Thank you to Kirkwood Car Wash, Seviin Yoga, Augusta Designs, Indigo Wellness, Conscious Health Wellness, Guitar Shed, Cluetown Books, Language International Kids, Scout & Arrow, Kirkyard Public House, Atlanta Clay Works, Elmiryachi, Law Office of Paige Arden Stanley, L.L.C., Steel City Pops and Poppa Corns for donating to the silent auction.
Thank you to Augusta Designs, Dish Dive, Elymirachi, Kirkyard, Steel City Pops, Poppa Corns and Urban Pie for donating the delicious food!
As always, we had great wine and beer too.
A good time was had by all. Thank you to DJ Tiny for the great tunes and setting the mood for fun.
The Kirkwood Wine Stroll helps fund the operations of KBOA and donates $5000 to community nonprofits. We were proud to present the awards at our Holiday Mixer on December 4, 2018.
Applications for 2019 nonprofit awards open on February 4, 2019 with the deadline of Friday, April 12, 2019. Check back for the active application and watch on social media @kirkwoodbiz.
Kirkwood Cares: $2000 https://www.facebook.com/kirkwoodcares/
To provide critical repairs to the homes of low income residents in Kirkwood.
Atlanta Clay Works: $1000 www.atlclayworks.org
To provide workshops for veterans and refugees.
Kirkwood Neighbors Organization: Kirkwood Dog Park: $1000
To build, maintain, and facilitate the utilization of a dog park in the Kirkwood Neighborhood
Wholesome Wave Georgia: $1000
To provide Georgia Fresh for Less at Metro Atlanta Farms/CSA
Thank you to everyone who attended our last meeting of 2018.
See the new 2019-2021 Board of Directors
Read the Meeting Minutes
Community Conversation on Thursday Nov 29th about Homelessness in Kirkwood.
Join us for our Holiday Mixer on Tuesday December 4th @ 5:30pm- KUCC Sanctuary. Food. Drinks. Silent Auction and Dancing with DJ Tiny.
Kirkwood Business Owners' Association Executive Board 2019-2021
President: Dano Kirk of Kirkyard Public House
Vice-President: Sandra Mersinger of Snapdragon Designs
Secretary: Candace McCullough of Atlanta Clay Works
Treasurer: Josh Bennett of Bennett's Accounting Services
Wine Stroll Chair: Randy Brazee of Homes for Atlanta
Social Media and Marketing: Emily Wimbush of Augusta Designs
Events and Business Mixer Chair: Leslie Brashear of Delightful Sites
Membership Chair: Sam Mugavero of Smugs Fitness
General Board Members:
Mehrnush Saadat of Blue Ink Title
Dan Wingate of The Pullman
Thank you to everyone who attended! Great turnout.
Thanks to Smuggs Fitness for the bagels and KUCC for hosting!
READ THE MINUTES HERE