November 16 Meeting Agenda

16 Nov 2021 8:57 AM | Anonymous


11:10: Introductions

  • Name, Name of Business, address, brief description, years in business. Are you a Kirkwood resident?

11:20: KBOA Meeting Minutes:Secretary: Matthew MacLeod Foundation Physical Therapy

11:20: KBOA Finances: Treasurer: Josh Bennett, Bennett Accounting Services

  • Bank Balance: Checking $62,112.75   Savings $23,540.96    Total $85,653.71

  • In-Progress: Taxes 2019 & 2020

11:25: Biz Update

  • KBOA 2022 Planning:  Board of Director Elections in March. New KBOA Administrator and Events Manager. INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING FOR THE 2022 BOARD? Email

  • Shop Small Business Bingo + Creative Loafing Local Goods Guide 

    • Sign up by November 20th here. Donate gift cards for prizes. 

    • Small Business Saturday is Nov 27th. 

    • Get Your ONE free listing with CL + more 

  • KBOA Holiday Party: Tuesday December 7 from 5:30-7:30pm. FREE All are welcome! 

    • Food from KBOA members, wine & beer and music by DJ Tiny. 

    • KUCC FAMILIES IN NEED RAFFLE: Donate gift cards for prizes HERE. All money raised will be donated. $1 for 1. $5 for 10. $10 for 20. $20 for wing span. 

    • Zone 6 Toy Drive: Bring a new unwrapped present and get a raffle ticket. 

Community Update

  • City of Atlanta Run-Off Elections November 30th: District 5, Council President, Mayor. See info

  • Kirkwood Neighbors Organization.   See all 2021 Meeting Agendas and Minutes here

  • NPU-O Liaison: Brandi Smart : Empire Arts Gallery  New website!! 

    • Next Meeting: Tuesday November 23 @ 6:30pm   

  • Dekalb Avenue Construction Project begins in January! Recently the Atlanta Department of Transportation hosted a public engagement meeting to discuss the Dekalb Avenue Safety Improvements project as well as the Department of Watershed Management’s Safety Improvement Storm water project. These long-awaited improvements will begin in January and will be occurring simultaneously. ATLDOT's website.


Wine Stroll: Chair- Sumarie Forrester: Forrester Fundraising + Vice Chair Randy Brazee: Jon and Randy Real Estate

  • SAVE THE DATE: Friday September 16, 2022

  • NonProfit Grants: East Lake Neighbor in Need, StartME and Kirkwood Cares will each receive $2000 at our December 7th KBOA Holiday Party.


Membership: Chairs: Sam Mugavero: Smugs Fitness 

  • 96 members 35 lapsed

  • New Members: Turner Monumental AME

  • Thank you to our renewing members!!!

  • Coffee Networking @ Taproom: January 4, 2022 @ 9:30am. 

    • KBOA Board of Directors Info Session

Filming Liaison: Dan Kolodziej (KNO) + Tim “Tiny” Jackson, DJ Tiny + Keith Forrester Poppa Corns Gourmet Popcorn : 

  • $5000 year to date donations. 

  • See Guidelines Here- Also added at + 

  • #FILMKirkwood emails and social posts are going out in advance of the first filming date. 


    • The northbound lane (east curb) of Norwood Avenue NE in between Emery Pl and Delano drive will also be closed the 17th-20th with the southbound lane (west curb) remaining open to motorists and pedestrians.

    • A full street closure of Norwood Avenue NE in between Emery Pl and Delano will be in effect from 4pm Friday, the 19th until 4am Saturday the 20th. Motorists will not be able to get through except for homeowners during this time.

    • APD officers will be on site directing traffic

  • If you see a production filming other than times noted, please contact Contact Dan at (219) 314-6244 or

12:00PM: Adjourn 

Election Year Statement

Kirkwood Business Owners’ Association does not endorse any candidate running for office in the City of Atlanta. KBOA does not allow campaigning of any kind during meetings or events. Candidates may join the organization and attend any meetings to hear business related concerns and learn about the community. Any statement made by board members is personal and not affiliated with the organization. We encourage business owners to get educated and speak up for what matters for your business. GREAT RESOURCE:

Kirkwood Business Owners Association (KBOA) is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. Atlanta, Georgia 30317

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