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Letter from Mayor Shirley Franklin re Property Tax Increase

Mayor Shirley Franklin has proposed a property tax increase to close the budget gap in the City of Atlanta.  An open letter to NPU Chairpersons regarding this proposal can be viewed here.

Watershed Update

An update on water conservation efforts and usage restrictions can be found here.

Capital City Club Project - Supplemental Tree Information

The Capital City Club has applied for an additional permit for removal of trees around the Clubhouse, tennis courts and parking lot.  In relation to this application, a new sign will be going up in front of the club regarding the tree removal.  Please note that this is different than the Golf Course permit already in place.  For specific information on the trees to be removed and how they will be replaced, click here.

3630 Peachtree Information

Click here to view details on the 34 story mixed use retail, office and residential tower going up at the corner of Peachtree-Dunwoody Road and Peachtree Road adjacent to the Wieuca Baptist Church.

Capital City Club Project - Notice of Withdrawal of Appeal

Letter withdrawing an appeal to the preliminary approval for removal of trees granted by the City of Atlanta relating to the Capital City Club ("CCC") project.  The letter cited "CCC’s willingness to be sensitive to restoring native habitat" and "the resources that they can bring to bear to restore the greenspace for humans and wildlife as quickly as possible" as primary reasons for the withdrawal.  A copy of the appeal withdrawal letter can be found here.

Capital City Club Project - Estimated Tree Impact

Estimates provided by the Capital City Club to HBNA show that there will be a net loss of 335 trees as a result of the Capital City Club renovation project - a 13.4% loss in the total number of trees.  However, all of the new trees to be planted are hardwoods, while only 35% of the trees to be removed are hardwoods (65% are pines).  Click here to view a PDF that has more details.

Conditions for Capital City Club Permit

HBNA has obtained a copy of the Conditions for Special Use Permit for the Capital City Club's development project, including noise, traffic, parking and lighting restrictions.  To view a PDF copy of the Permit, click here.


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