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December 2021

AMPC Year-end Giving and Thank You! (12.29.2021)

Traffic Advisory – Full Road Closure at 553 Woodward Way NW related to Woodward Way Pump Station No. 1 Improvements Project

Woodward Way Pump Station No. 1 Replacement Project – Project Update (12.07.2021)

November 2021

2021 AMPC Year in Review

October 2021

AMPC Fall 2021 Update (10.29.2021)

Bobby Jones Golf Course Ambassador Program

District 8 October 2021 Newsletter (10.04.2021)

September 2021

Join us! Trees Atlanta Walk and Talk & Fall Tree Planting (09.29.2021)

August 2021

Buckhead reports, Atlanta BeltLine’s Buckhead Connections Gain Momentum (08.04.2021)

Buckhead Reporter reports, Potential routes revealed for BeltLine’s Northwest Trail, including bridge over I-75 (08.02.2021)

June 2021

Reminder: NPU-C Zoom Meeting TONIGHT at 7 pm (including pump station and other DWM updates (06.01.2021)

May 2021

Reminder: BeltLine Virtual Public Meeting for the Northwest Trail – TONIGHT! (05.24.20201)

Reporter Newspapers reports, BeltLine’s Northwest Trail route could be recommended by November; transit study still to come (05.24.2021)

April 2021

Read AMPC’s April 2021 Update (04.07.2021)

March 2021

Join us on April 13, 2021 for a Virtual Community Meeting with the Department of Watershed Management (04.07.2021)

Reporter Newspapers reports, Local residents join hundreds in ‘Sweep the Hooch’ waterway cleanup (03.29.2021)

Construction Equipment Guide reports, Peachtree Creek Bridge Gets Its $20M Upgrade (03.18.2021)

View the Public Notice and rendering for the proposed Site Improvements at 473 Woodward Way (03.09.2021)

Reporter Newspapers reports, Atlanta BeltLine moves toward finding Northwest Trail route through Buckhead; transit route to follow (03.08.2021)

February 2021

Reporter Newspapers reports, Sewer project would put 15M-gallon tank in Buckhead’s Ga. 400/I-85 interchange, alter Cheshire Farm Trail (02.16.2021)

Now Open – Pedestrian Bridge over Peachtree Creek Now Open! (02.02.2021)

December 2020

Northside Drive @ Peachtree Creek re-opening December 7!

November 2020

AMPC November Update

October 2020

Plantlanta is coming to Atlanta Memorial Park!

September 2020

Fox 5 reports, Downed trees, flooded road in Buckhead after storm reaches Georgia (09.17.2020)

Press Release: 90-Day Northside Drive Road Closure Starts Tuesday!

August 2020

WSB reports, Northside Drive to close for 90 days as crews work to replace 94-year-old bridge (08.16.2020)

Press Release: Extended – Double Lane Closures on Northside Drive (08.13.2020)

July 2020

Updated City Local Detour Map (07.23.2020)

Press Release: Road Closure Dates for Northside Drive Confirmed (07.22.2020)

June 2020

City detour plan for 90-day road closure related to new Northside Drive Bridge Project at Peachtree Creek (06.30.2020)

State detour plan for 90-day road closure related to new Northside Drive Bridge Project at Peachtree Creek (06.30.2020)

Northside Neighbor reports, Forest celebrating founding of Georgia nearly forgotten (06.20.2020)


Water Main Test Tonight and Updated Traffic Advisory (06.17.2020)

Postponed: Overnight double lane closures postponed (06.01.2020)

May 2020

Traffic Advisory – Overnight Double Lane Closures on Northside Drive (05.19.2020)

April 2020

Construction Alert/Road Closure Notice from the City of Atlanta’s Department of Transportation (04.20.2020)

March 2020

Updated Notice from Department of Parks and Recreation: Do Your Part While in Our Parks (03.25.2020)

Notice from Department of Parks and Recreation: Do Your Part While in Our Parks (03.21.2020)

Important Notice re: Atlanta Memorial Park’s playground and tennis courts (03.19.2020)

Northside Drive at Peachtree Creek Bridge Replacement Project (03.12.2020)

February 2020

XGLOsive (blacklight) tennis coming to Bitsy – February 14 and 15

January 2020

Traffic Advisory for Woodward Way from the Department of Watershed Management (01.29.2020)

Department of Watershed Management Slide Presentation of the Woodward Way Pump Station No. 1 Improvements Project – presented at the January 2020 NPU-C meeting (01.07.2020)

Northside Drive Bridge Replacement Project FAQs – updated (01.07.2020)

Northside Neighbor reports, Want to hear more about the Northside Drive bridge project? Here’s where you can (01.02.2020)

December 2019

Reporter Newspapers reports, State to begin work on Buckhead’s Northside Drive utility and pedestrian bridge (12.31.2019)

Northside Drive Bridge Replacement Project Update – Tuesday, January 7! (12.31.2019)

Press Release from GDOT: New Year, New Construction Happening on Northside Drive (12.20.2019)

Department of Watershed Management Notice: Final Paving Operations for Oldfield Outfall Sewer Improvements (12.10.2019)

AMPC thanks its donors on Giving Tuesday (12.03.2019)

November 2019

FBGT and AMPC Holiday Invitation for Wednesday, December 11, 2019

October 2019

Oldfield Outfall Sewer Project – Final DWM Construction Update (10.15.2019)

Oldfield Outfall Sewer Project – DWM Update (10.01.2019)

parkrun is coming to Atlanta invitation (10.01.2019)

September 2019

Woodward Way Pump Station Project flyer (09.26.19)

Oldfield Outfall Sewer Project – DWM Update (09.20.2019)

Oldfield Outfall Sewer Project – DWM Update (09.06.2019)

Department of Watershed Management Citywide Roadshow Invitation

Department of Watershed Management Lower Peachtree Creek Roadshow Invitation

August 2019

Oldfield Outfall Sewer Project – Update from DWM (08.30.2019)

July 2019

AMPC Summer Update (07.31.2019)

Northside Neighbor reports, “Buckhead park and golf course kick off efforts to build the Stacey Norris Kessler Memorial Gardens” (07.19.2019)

Updated Howell Mill Road Outfall Sewer Improvements Fact Sheet (07.17.2019)

Updated Oldfield Outfall Sewer Improvements Fact Sheet (07.17.2019)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Residents voice flooding concerns at Watershed Management’s Buckhead meeting” (07.16.2019)

Department of Watershed Management Stormwater Roadshow – Open House flyer and notice; (07.11.2019)

June 2019

Reporter Newspapers reports, As BeltLine’s Northeast Trail seeks its path through Buckhead, five alternative routes unveiled (06.26.2019)

June 2019 District 8 Newsletter (06.04.2019)

May 2019

Northside Drive Bridge Replacement Project update (05.28.2019)

The Mayor’s Office of Communications issues a Media Advisory on the Atlanta Memorial Park Sidewalk Project (05.17.2019)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Sidewalk improvements to begin on Buckhead’s Northside Drive” (05.17.2019)

AJC reports, “Yearlong sidewalk project begins Monday at popular Buckhead park” (05.17.2019)

AMPC May Update (05.07.2019)

Atlanta Memorial Park Sidewalk post card (05.06.2019)

March 2019

Atlanta City Council District 8 Newsletter (03.06.2019) 

February 2019

AMPC’s February Update (02.20.2019)

January 2019

Coxe Curry & Associates reports on new AMPC board positions in its January 5-11, 2019 edition of The Week in Review (01.11.2019)

Springlake Civic Association’s Landscape Committee updates its neighbors on the GDOT planting (01.03.2019)

December 2018

Curbed Atlanta reports, Honoring Atlanta’s top 2018 wins for walking, biking the city (12.31.18)

Happy New Year – Thank you from AMPC! (12.31.18)

AMPC and Friends of Bitsy Grant Tennis Holiday Party Invitation (12.05.18)

November 2018

101 GDOT Tree Walk and Talk Brochure (11.17.2018)

Trees and Trails – 2 upcoming events! (11.09.2018)

AMPC’s November Update (11.01.2018)

October 2018

BuckheadView reports, Northwest Beltline Connector Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony postponed (10.26.2018)

Coxe, Curry & Associates Week In Review shares news of AMPC’s two newest board members (10.6-12.2018)

September 2018

August 2018

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Buckhead’s Bitsy Grant to dedicate new tennis courts Sept. 4” (08.26.18)

AMPC’s August Update (08.29.2018)

WSB-TV reports, “Work underway to repair sewer leak at Peachtree Creek” (08.16.2018)

Saporta Report reports, “Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and Bobby Jones Foundation agree on plan to protect 25-foot stream buffer” (08.13.2018)

July 2018

June 2018

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Atlanta plans projects to reduce sewer spills near Memorial Park” (06.28.2018)

Northside Neighbor reports, “Atlanta Memorial Park bridge still standing after years of fret, concern” (06.22.2018)

AMPC’s June Update (06.19.2018)

The City of Atlanta’s Department of Watershed Management issues the following traffic advisory – Road Closure on Wesley Drive NW Due to Sewer Work (06.12.2018)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “GDOT lowers closure estimate for Northside bridge replacement” (06.08.2018)

May 2018

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Bobby Jones memorabilia future is unclear in clubhouse plan” (05.14.2018)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Golf course, environmental group seek compromise on construction” (05.12.2018)

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper reports in E-Newsletter: RiverFLASH, “Protecting our water in Atlanta & Columbus” (05.10.2018)

AJC reports, “Atlanta approves sublease of Bobby Jones Golf Course clubhouse” (05.10.2018)

Parks and Recreation Magazine’s May issue, “A New Vision for Atlanta – How Atlanta’s Department of Parks and Recreation and community partners are transforming the city, one park at a time” (05.08.2018)

Parks and Recreation Magazine’s May issue, “A New Vision for Atlanta – How Atlanta’s Department of Parks and Recreation and community partners are transforming the city, one park at a time” (05.08.2018)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Atlanta City Council approves Bobby Jones clubhouse recital hall plan” (05.08.2018)

Northside Neighbor reports, “Neighbors see a higher purpose in course clubhouse” (05.05.2018)

AMPC’s May Update (05.01.2018)

April 2018

NPR airs story, “Old Bobby Jones Clubhouse Could Become Performance Hall” (04.30.2018)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Nonprofit formed to oversee Buckhead’s Bobby Jones clubhouse renovation” (04.28.2018)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Groups propose trail underneath upcoming Northside Drive bridge” (04.26.2017)

Northside Neighbor reports, “Council to vote on agreement to transform Bobby Jones clubhouse into music venue” (04.25.2018)

The Atlanta Business Chronicle reports, “Bobby Jones golf clubhouse could see new life as performance hall” (04.19.2018)

March 2018

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Safety, traffic concerns expressed at Northside Drive bridge meeting” (03.14.2018)

SaportaReport reports, “The tree massacre at the Bobby Jones Golf Course a blow to Atlanta” (03.12.2018)

February 2018

AMPC’s February Update (02.28.2018)

CBS46 reports, “Residents of Buckhead neighborhood to get relief from flooding” (02.13.2018)

January 2018

AMPC’s January Update (01.31.2018)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “New Buckhead Heritage director plans to increase advocacy efforts” (01.21.2018)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “New Buckhead councilmembers lay out plans for their first terms” (01.20.2018)

Atlanta Agent Magazine reports, “This Week in Atlanta Real Estate: Dozens of parks in Atlanta to get upgrades this year” (01.19.2018)

Curbed Atlanta reports, “Parks across Atlanta are destined for some sweet upgrades in 2018” (01.17.2018)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Park Pride awards grants to two Buckhead parks” (01.16.2018)

Northside Neighbor reports, “Residents, others concerned about Bobby Jones Golf Course project’s tree removal” (01.03.2018)

December 2017

Year end thank you from AMPC (12.30.2017)

Renew Atlanta TSPLOST Weekly Update (12.17.2017)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Bobby Jones clubhouse plan hits $1M fundraising goal” (12.16.2017)

Curbed Atlanta reports, “Beltline groundbreaking scheduled for Northwest Trail Connector” (12.05.2017)

Northwest Beltline Connector Trail Groundbreaking Ceremony Invitation – corrected (12.04.2017)

News Release, “City of Atlanta to Celebrate Groundbreaking for New Sidewalks in Atlanta Memorial Park” (11.30.17)

2017 AMPC & Friends of Bitsy Grant Tennis Holiday Party Invitation (11.29.2017)

AMPC’s November Update (11.28.17)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Major path projects march forward in Buckhead (11.26.2017)

Atlanta Memorial Park Sidewalk Groundbreaking Ceremony Invitation (11.16.2017)

October 2017

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Behind music hall plan, fear of losing Bobby Jones golf clubhouse” (10.28.2017)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Group proposes recital hall in Bobby Jones clubhouse” (10.17.2017)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Nonprofit to present plans for Bobby Jones clubhouse renovation” (10.13.2017)

AMPC/Peachtree Battle Alliance Invitation to Community Meeting on the future of the Bobby Jones clubhouse

September 2017

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Candidates to vie for Buckhead’s City Council Seats” (09.02.2017)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Confederate monument crossfire hits home in Buckhead (09.01.2017)”

August 2017

Read AMPC’s August Update (08.31.17)

July 2017

Read AMPC’s July Update (07.28.2017)

AJC reports, “Atlanta inspecting, cleaning sewers at city park” (07.26.2017)

Department of Watershed Management issues press release, “Sewer Cleaning and Inspection to Begin at Atlanta Memorial Park Today” (07.20.2017)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Atlanta Memorial Park sewer cleaning begins July 20” (07.20.2017)

Northside Neighbor reports, “New VFW post to open at Bobby Jones Golf Course” (07.18.2017)

Read SaportaReport’s “”Mayoral candidates talk equity, vie for green vote, at Downtown forum” (07.14.2017)

Department of Watershed Management CLEAN WATER ATLANTA discusses AMPTAG DWM Collaborative (07.14.2017)

View the PATH Foundation’s slide presentation on the Woodward Way/Bobby Jones Trail (07.11.2017) 

View the PATH Foundation’s details of Options A and B for section of trail around the Bobby Jones Golf Course (07.11.2017)

June 2017

Read AMPC’s June Update (06.29.2017)

The PATH Foundation provides details on the proposed trail project around Bobby Jones Golf Course (06.28.2017)

Read the Friends of Bitsy Grant Tennis’ “First Look: The Northside Drive Bridge at Peachtree Creek Project” update (June 27, 2017)

Read the Department of Watershed Management Update on Atlanta Memorial Park Playground and Surrounding Area (June 20, 2017)

May 2017

Read AMPC’s May Update (05.30.2017)

Review the Department of Watershed Management’s presentation from the May 10, 2017 Community Open House 2.0 (05.10.2017)

PATH Foundation presents final layout for PATH around the Bobby Jones golf course (05.03.17)

April 2017

Read AMPC’s April Update (04.24.2017)

Northside Neighbor reports, “New Atlanta Memorial Park playground opens” (04.17.2017)

Neighbor Newspapers reports, New Atlanta Memorial Park Playground Opens (04.14.17)

Read the Department of Watershed Management’s Update on Atlanta Memorial Park playground

Read the Department of Watershed Management’s advisory on Atlanta Memorial Park playground

March 2017

View the presentations from Park Pride’s 2017 Parks & Greenspace Conference

February 2017

Read AMPC’s February Update (02.28.2017)

Buckhead Reporter reports, “Several Buckhead parks benefit from recent Park Pride grants” (02.24.2017)

The Week in Review from Coxe Curry & Associates reports on Memorial Park opening (02.03.2017)

The Friends of Bitsy Grant Tennis reports, Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy Cuts the Ribbon on New Playground (02.02.2017)

January 2017

AJC reports, “Atlanta’s Memorial Park now has new playground” (01.30.2017)

BuckheadView reports, “Higher, drier $400,000-plus Memorial Park playground dedicated” (01.29.2017)

Atlanta INTown reports, “News Briefs: City official fired; restaurateur dies; new playground” (01.27.2017)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Officials celebrate opening of new Atlanta Memorial Park playground” (01.27.2017)

Watch the Department of Watershed Report’s on the Memorial Park Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (January 2017)

CBS reports on the Memorial Park Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (01.27.2017)

Fox 5 News reports on the Memorial Park Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (01.27.2017)

WSB reports on the Memorial Park Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (01.27.2017)

WXIA reports on the Memorial Park Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (01.27.2017)

The Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy issues press release on the Memorial Park Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (01.27.2017)

The Mayor’s Office of Communications issues the following Media Advisory, “Mayor Kasim Reed to Unveil New Playground at Atlanta Memorial Park” (01.26.2017) 

Buckhead View reports, “Park Pride large and small grants benefit projects at several Buckhead parks” (01.24.2017)

City Parks Alliance reports on “Why Urban Parks Are Essential Infrastructure” (01.24.2017)

Join the AMPC and the City of Atlanta on January 26, 2017 for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Memorial Park Playground

Atlanta Intown reports, “Events announced to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day” (01.10.2017)

December 2016

Neighbor Newspapers reports on the Greet the Goat Event (12.21.2016) 

Read AJC’s article, “Trees Atlanta plans Day of Service events throughout the city” (12.21.2016)

Read AMPC’s December Update (12.07.2016)

November 2016

Read AMPC’s update on the city/state transfer completed on November 1, 2016 (11.17.2016)

DWM-AMPTAG West Area CSS Workshop_Presentation (11.08.2016)

Read AMPC’s November Update (11.03.2016)

October 2016

Listen to COA Council Member Yolanda Adrean and AMPC Executive Director Catherine Spillman talk about connectivity in Atlanta Memorial Park (10.26.2016)

Review the Department of Watershed Management’s slide presentation from the October 24, 2016 DWM/AMPC Open House (10.24.2016)

Atlanta InTown reports, “News Briefs: Grant Park parking deck; more apartments; new sidewalks” (10.11.2016)

Northside Neighbor reports, “City, conservancy co-hosting open house on Atlanta Memorial Park sewer overflow issue” (10.07.2016)

Buckhead View’s reports, “Councilwoman Adrean gets $5M funding for sidewalks, trail, pedestrian bridge” (10.05.2016)

The Marietta Daily Journal reports, “$5 million secured for Buckhead sidewalks, trails” (10.06.2016)

September 2016

AJC reports, “Atlanta to lease back historic Bobby Jones clubhouse” (09.23.2016)

Northside Neighbor reports, “Playground project to kick off Buckhead park’s overhaul” (09.21.2016)

GDOT – Responses to Open House Comments on New Northside Drive Bridge (09.09.2016)

AJC reports, “Robert ‘Bob’ Cupp, 76: Artist, designer was ‘Golf’s Renaissance man” (09.06.2016)

August 2016

Read AMPC’s 2016 Summer Update

July 2016

AJC reports, “Atlanta golf course manager may stay on month-to-month”  (07.25.2016)

AJC reports, “Underground redo could expand to Peachtree Street” (07.07.2016)

June 2016

Read AMPC’s 2016 June Update

Northside Neighbor reports, “City, state in negotiations on Bobby Jones Golf Course sale” (06.30.2016)

AJC reports, “AJC reports, Bobby Jones Golf Course deal wins initial OK from state” (06.23.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “Guest Commentary: Bobby Jones GC swap cloaked in mystery, secrecy” (06.16.2016)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Bobby Jones course: A junior golf Mecca?” (06.10.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “AMPC issues statement on city transferring part of Memorial Park to state” (06.08.2016)

Cherokee Tribune and Ledger-News reports, “Land swap makes room for Underground Atlanta redevelopment” (06.07.2016)

Northside Neighbor reports, “Council approves Atlanta Memorial Park’s sale to state” (06.07.2016)

AJC reports, “Land swap makes room for Underground Atlanta redevelopment” (06.07.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “City Council Oks transfer of Bobby Jones Golf Course to state ownership” (06.07.2016)

Atlanta Business Chronicle reports, “Atlanta City Council OKs golf course swap tied to Underground Atlanta deal” (06.06.2016)

Atlanta Journal Constitution reports, “Atlanta council swaps Bobby Jones Golf Course for Underground parking” (06.06.2016)

SaportaReport reports, “Underground Atlanta sale enabled by golf course swap; continues sale of city assets” (06.06.2016)

CBS46 reports, “Atlanta City Council approves land swap deal involving Bobby Jones Golf Course” (06.06.2016)

11alive reports, “Atlanta City Council approves land swap for Bobby Jones course” (06.06.2016)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “City Council approves Bobby Jones Golf Course land swap” (06.06.2016)

WABE reports, “Residents Debate Atlanta’s Bobby Jones Golf Course Transfer” (06.06.2016)

Creative Loafing reports, “Buckhead Golf Mecca details start to emerge ahead of vote” (06.05.2016)

Atlanta INTown reports, “Mayor defends Bobby Jones Golf Course transfer to state” (06.04.2016)

SaportaReport reports, “Atlanta’s swap of Bobby Jones Golf Course for a state parking deck rife with complexities” (06.02.2016)

Friends of Bitsy Grant Newsletter reports, “What the Potential Land Swap Means for Bitsy Grant” (06.01.2016)

May 2016

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Bobby Jones Golf Course meeting Friday will be at E. Rivers Elementary” (05.31.2016)

Read AMPC’s May Update.

The Brunswick News reports, “In State, 5.27” (05.27.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “City transfer of Bobby Jones course to state advances after public hearing” (05.26.2016)

Northside Neighbor reports, “Legislation on planned sale of Atlanta Memorial Park to state heads to council” (05.26.2016)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Public meeting on future of Bobby Jones Golf Course set for June 3” (05.25.2016)

Atlanta INTown reports, “Proposed transfer of Bobby Jones Golf Course brings out enthusiasts, doubters” (05.26.2016)

AJC reports, “Bobby Jones Golf Course-Underground deal moves forward” (05.25.2016)

Atlanta INtown reports, “Underground Atlanta sale hinges on golf course land swap” (05.19.2016)

Curbed Atlanta reports, “Buckhead Deal Could Mean Underground Moves Ahead” (05.19.2016)

WABE reports, “Atlanta Could Swap Bobby Jones Golf Course For Parking Deck” (05.18.2016)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Atlanta City Council considering transferring Bobby Jones Golf Course to state” (05.17.2016)

AJC reports, “Atlanta to consider land swap involving Bobby Jones Golf Course” (05.17.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “Council gets bills to swap Memorial Park land to state for parking deck” (05.17.2016)

Northside Neighbor’s reports, “Legislation on proposed sale of Atlanta Memorial Park to state going before council committee” (05.17.2016)

Read AMPC’s response to Bobby Jones Golf Course announcement (05.17.2016)

Read Buckhead Reporter’s coverage on the Open House for the new and relocated playground at Memorial Park (05.05.2016)

Buckhead View reports, “City discharged 82M gal. of CSO into Peachtree Creek in 3 months of ’16” (05.04.2016)

Buckhead View reports, “Public invited to open house May 5 on Memorial Park playground’s future” (05.03.2016)

April 2016

Read AMPC’s April 2016 Update.

BuckheadView reports, “105 volunteers help clean up trash from Peachtree, Tanyard creeks” (04.10.2016)

March 2016

BuckheadView reports, “No rain, but manhole behind Brookwood Hills spills sewage to Clear Creek” (03.24.2016)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Residents, officials disagree on how to fix Buckhead park’s floods, spills” (03.18.16)

BuckheadView reports, “Activist: Don’t forget Tanyard Creek pollution in addressing sewage spills” (03.17.16)

BuckheadView reports, “Claim permit limits city’s CSO pollution discharges rated ‘pants on fire’ (03.16.16)

Read AMPC’s March 2016 Update.

AJC reports, “Atlanta council committee wants report on sewage spills” (03.15.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “DWM Commissioner’s Peachtree Creek Tunnel cost rated ‘Pants On Fire’” (03.15.2016)

Buckhead View reports, “Council of Neighborhoods airs Memorial Park flooding, sewage spills” (03.14.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “BV checks DWM Commissioner’s claim raising manholes will solve problem” (03.14.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “Council unit reviews Memorial Park sewage issue; no consensus on fix” (03.10.2016)

Press Release: Mayor Kasim Reed and Watershed Experts to Visit Memorial Park in Effort to Find and Fund Flooding Solutions (03.07.2016)

AMPC update: “Georgia DOT wants to hear from you re: Northside Drive Bridge Replacement” (03.02.2016)

AMPC Update: “City Utilities Meeting POSTPONED Until March 9” (03.01.2016)

February 2016

AMPC Notice of Meeting – Be a part of the sewage discussion and solution! (02.29.2016)

Northside Neighbor reports, “Mayor vows to fix Buckhead park’s sewage problem” (02.24.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “No plan yet, but big city commitment to stop park sewage spills” (02.24.2016)

Reporter Newspapers reports, “Mayor promises action on Atlanta Memorial Park flooding” (02.23.2016)

The Office of the Mayor issues the following press release: Mayor Kasim Reed Pledges to Find, Fund Solutions for Atlanta Memorial Park, Peachtree Creek Basin Flooding

WABE reports, “No Answers Yet On Sewage Contaminated Buckhead Playground” (02.23.2016)

Atlanta INTown reports, “Reed promises fast action on Atlanta Memorial Park flooding” (02.23.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “‘Off-Line’ CSO plant in July caused 100M gal. sewer overflows” (02.22.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “Conservancy, Trees Atlanta ask help to restore Peachtree Creek banks” (02.18.2016)

BuckheadView reports, City Council seeks halt to sewage spewing into creeks, parks, backyards” (02.18.2016)

BuckheadView reports, Jason Holland lives on the edge with Memorial Park sewage (02.18.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “3 thoughts for solving sewage in Peachtree Creek, Memorial Park” (02.15.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “Flint lessons: Save Memorial Park from sewer overflows now” (02.15.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “Mayor Reed: Commit to plan to fix Buckhead sewer pollution by Feb. 29” (02.15.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “Memorial Park flooding, sewage pollution aired at BCN meeting”  (02.14.2016)

Atlanta INTown reports , “Norwood calls for action in ongoing sewer overflows at Buckhead park” (02.12.2016)

WSB-TV: Craig Lucie reports, City council members address sewage spill issues

CBS46: Will Frampton reports, “Atlanta watershed leaders seek solution to raw sewage in popular park”

FOX 5: Morse Diggs reports, “Residents say sewage leaves Buckhead park unsafe”

AJC: Katie Leslie reports, “Buckhead residents up in arms over polluted park” 

Read “AMPC – Update on City Utilities meeting concerning sewage in Memorial Park” (02.11.2016)

BuckheadView reports, “Norwood acts to ‘fix sewage-filled’ discharges into streams, neighborhoods”. (02.08.2016)

Read “AMPC’s list of important events to attend in February and March

Read AMPC’s February update

January 2016

Read NRPA’s January 2016 Parks & Recreation Magazine

Read Northside Neighbor Thornton Kennedy’s article, New Year’s wish list is fairly straightforward.

AMPC Response to AJC Article

December 2015

Read AMPC’s December Update.

November 2015

Join AMPC and the Friends of Bitsy Grant Tennis for a Holiday Party on December 9, 2015.

Read AMPC’s Press Release on The Georgia Trust’s Places in Peril listing.

Read AMPC’s Press Release on the Memorial Park Walkways Project Feasibility Study Presentation, presented to the community on November 5, 2015.

Coxe Curry & Associate’s Week In Review covers AMPC’s announcement that AMPC exceeded its fundraising goal for the Legacy Grant awarded by Park Pride.

Read Editor Everett Catt’s review of the November 5 Feasibility Study Presentation, “Residents sound off at park’s feasibility study meeting”.

Curbed Atlanta discusses connectivity plans in “Plan for 3 Miles of Beltline-Adjacent Trails Draw Joy and Rage“.

Read the Buckhead Reporter Joe Earle’s article, “Plan for trails in Atlanta Memorial Park draws mixed reactions”.

Atlanta Intown reports on the November 5 Feasibility Study Presentation here.

Read the Memorial Park Sidewalks Project Feasibility Study here.

October 2015

Join AMPC and landscape design firm, HGOR, for a presentation on the findings and recommendations for the Memorial Park Walkway Project.

Read the Buckhead Reporter article, rain doesn’t deter those seeking champion trees.

September 2015

Read AMPC’s thank you email to Trees Atlanta for co-sponsoring AMPC’s Champion Tree Tour.

August 2015

Read “Too Many Green Groups?”, an article written by Michael Halicki of Park Pride which addresses the growing number of groups supporting parks and greenspaces in Atlanta.

Read AMPC’s August eblast to learn more about the Atlanta Memorial Park Champion Tree Tour and AMPC’s Legacy Grant fundraising goal.

July 2015 

Read AMPC’s July eblast about supporting the Legacy Grant Challenge.

Read the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s article titled “Who needs roads: Ga. trail network envisioned“.

June 2015 

Read Creative Loafing’s article discussing the two proposals presented during the COA’s Community Engagement meeting on June 1st.

Read BuckheadView’s report on the City of Atlanta’s 2nd Community Engagement meeting

Read the Northside Neighbor’s article, “Groups Present Plans for Bobby Jones Golf Course”

Reporter Newspapers continues the conversation on the City of Atlanta’s 2nd Community Engagement meeting

Read AMPC’s press release on the City of Atlanta’s 2nd Community Engagement meeting

Read Reporter Newspapers review of the City of Atlanta’s June 1 Community Engagement meeting

May 2015 

Read an update from AMPC’s Parks Committee Chair on the Memorial Park Walkways Project and the tree surveying underway

Read the AMPC May 2015 Update

Read Northside Neighbor’s interview with Executive Director, Catherine Spillman

Read BuckheadView’s article on AMPC endorsing the reversible 9 hole concept

April 2015

Read an update from AMPC’s Parks Committee Chair on the Memorial Park Walkways Project and the tree surveying underway

Read the AMPC April 2015 Update

Bobby Jones Golf Course future dominates Atlanta Memorial Park meeting

Buckhead residents, golfers pack meeting to discuss changes to Bobby Jones Golf Course

Atlanta’s Bobby Jones Golf Course Could Go From 18 Holes To 9

Community Engagement Meeting on AMPC’s draft Master Plan Proposal 

Eco-Briefs: Earth Day on BeltLine, big recycling event and more

March 2015

Read the AMPC March 2015 Updates

3 organizations seek volunteers for Peachtree Creek cleanup

Peachtree Creek Cleanup Needs Volunteers

February 2015

Read the AMPC February 2015 Updates

Legacy Grant AMPC was awarded from Park Pride

Local parks honored by Park Pride

January 2015 

Park Pride Awards $800,000 to 15 Community Groups in Atlanta & Dekalb

Buckhead View, January 28, 2015

Read the AMPC January 2015 Updates

A Message from Rick Parham, Office of Communications, Georgia Department of Transportation, regarding the Northside Drive Waterline-Sidewalk Improvements

December 2014

Read the AMPC December 2014 Update.

AMPC partners with Park Pride and Bennett Thrasher Volunteer Work Day in Memorial Park.

November 2014

November 2014 Update

October 2014

Read the AMPC October 2014 Update.

Operational Capacity Building Campaign (OCBC) – Roxanne Smith, AMPC Board President and Chair of this fundraising committee, and the OCBC committee members have put in countless hours on the OCBC effort. This committee, with assistance from Coxe Curry, has done an outstanding job and has already secured a third of the funds needed to reach the goal read more…

September 2014

Read the 2014 Annual Membership Drive Campaign Fact Sheet here.

September 2014 Update

June 2014

Read the AMPC – June 2014 Update.

See the Buckhead Patch’s June 18, 2014 article  Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy Update.

Check out the Buckhead View’s June 18, 2014 article Memorial Park Conservancy Closing In on Phase I ‘Vision’; Raises Operating Funds.

May 2014 

90.1 WABE, May 1, 2014: Millions in Renovations Planned for Atlanta Memorial Park

Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 1, 2014: Atlanta’s Memorial Park hires director, eyeing millions in renovations

April 2014

Atlanta INTown, April 23, 2014: News Briefs: Civic Center sale, park director, clean ‘Hooch

Buckhead Patch, April 23, 2014: Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy Hires Executive Director

AMPC April 23, 2014 Press Release: Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy Hires First Executive Director

Neighborhood Newspaper, April 18, 2014: Sewage problem in Buckhead could end soon

Neighborhood Newspaper, April 18, 2014: Sewage problem in Buckhead could end soon

AMPC Welcomes New Executive Director!
Please join us in welcoming the first Executive Director of Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy, Catherine Spillman!  She is a founding member of our board of directors and has moved into the position effective April 1, 2014.  We are thrilled to have her as our first director and hope you will have a chance to meet her and share your ideas for the Conservancy in the coming months.

Read AMPC Quarterly Report April 2014

March 2014

AJC, March 24, 2014: Doing Good: Volunteers clear tons of trash from local creek

Buckhead Patch, March 7, 2014: Cleanup Pulls 2.3 Tons of Trash from Peachtree Creek

BuckheadView, March 5, 2014: 80 clean 2.3 tons of trash from Memorial Park creeks

Buckhead Patch, March 5, 2014: Buckhead Volunteers Help Clean Peachtree Creek

AMPC March 4, 2014 Press Release: 2.3 Tons of Trash Pulled from Peachtree Creek Saturday –

2013 AMPC Annual Report released!  Read it here: 2013 AMPC ANNUAL REPORT

2.3 Tons of Trash Pulled from Peachtree Creek Saturday – Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy Holds First Annual Cleanup Day. Read more here: Eblast 3.5.14.

February 2014

Buckhead Patch, February 25, 2014: Register Now for Saturday’s Peachtree Creek Cleanup

BuckheadView, February 25, 2014: Sign up for Memorial Park creek cleanup by Feb. 26

Register by 5:00pm Wednesday, February 26, 2014 to participate in the Peachtree Creek Cleanup with Chattahoochee Riverkeeper!  More information & registration details: here.

January 2014

Reporter’s Newspaper, January 24, 2014: Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy in for the long haul

Buckhead Patch, January 13, 2014: Preserving Atlanta Memorial Park Could Cost $15M 

BuckheadView, January 12, 2014:   Conservancy shows graphic Memorial Park concepts for changes to golf course, tennis center & park areas

Northside Neighbor, January 10, 2014: Conservancy to release draft master plan for Atlanta Memorial Park 

Reporters Newspapers, January 10, 2014: Plans unveiled for major renovations at Atlanta Memorial Park

See the Draft Master Plan here.

Save the Date! Presentation of the Draft Master Plan will be held Thursday, January 16, 2014 at the Bobby Jones Club House from 6-8p.m.

Results from Workshop Three are in! The full HGOR summary of comments can be read here.

December 2013

Memorial Park Civic Association held an AMPC membership drive Thursday, December 12, 2013.  Special thanks to Mark & Stacey Kessler for hosting a successful event at their home!

Special thanks to Springlake Civic Association for hosting their first Saturday Cocktail Party w/the Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy this past Saturday night, December 7, 2013. Hosts included Allyson & Scott Delius, Katherine & Jeff Hederick, Marianna & Todd King, Katie & Greg Mauldin and Catherine & John Spillman! Festive merriment and great information regarding the potential for the park were enjoyed by all! Pictures here.

Wildwood Civic Association hosted their AMPC membership drive December 5, 2013.  Special thanks to the Connolly, Griffin, Norwood, Owings & Widmaier families for hosting!

November 2013

Third & Final Strategic Planning Workshop held November 21, 2013  The Atlanta Memorial Park Conservancy held the Third Strategic Planning Meeting on Thursday, November 21, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bobby Jones Golf Course Clubhouse. Standing room only! Photos here.

AMPC’s neighborhood membership drive continued November 13, 2013 at Bonneau & Jennifer Ansley’s home in Peachtree Battle.  Hosts included Bonneau & Jennifer Ansley, Roxanne & Carl Smith, Eli & Julia Green, Reed & Brad Roberts, Paul Raulet, Reid & Molly Knox and Susan & Hunt Dunlap.  85 plus neighbors stopped by to learn more about the park’s potential. A special thanks to those in the Peachtree Battle Alliance who have become new members. Check out photos here.

AMPC’s neighborhood membership drive kicked off Saturday, November 2, 2013 at John & Valerie Egan’s home in Castlewood. Hosts included John & Valerie Egan, Josh & Charlotte Goldfarb, Erin & Scott Mayo, Elizabeth & Bill Jump, Pat & Bill Lummus, Lee & John McColl and Erika & John Montag.  70 plus neighbors stopped by for a beverage and to learn more about the park’s potential. Check out photos here. Thank you to everyone who came out to learn more. A special thanks to those in Castlewood who have become new members.

September 2013

The Second Strategic Planning Workshop Results are in- Second Strategic Workshop Results.

Like us on Facebook! We’ll post regular updates on progress, volunteer opportunities and park events.

July 2013

Workshop One Summary Results are in… Atlanta-based planning and design firm HGOR reveals the community feedback and Workshop One Summary Results held in June.

Bobby Jones Golf Course & Park Conservancy receives $30,000 contribution from City of Atlanta.

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