Meeting regarding UPS noise abatement solutions with mediator Carol Baird and the Northcrest Representatives.
Monday, October 21, 2019 at 7:00pm
Jamie Crosby’s residence 3552 Eaglerock Drive
Representatives of our neighborhood have been in discussions with UPS to help reduce noise coming from the UPS facility. We would like to update the entire neighborhood on the progress made so far and get feedback on proposed solutions.
The Northcrest Civic Association (NCA) became aware on September 24th, through social media, of a proposal by Doraville City Councilmember Robert Patrick to direct staff to study the feasibility of annexing a new area east of I-85 into the City. This proposal was brought up in the City Council Work Session Meeting on Monday, September 23rd. I drafted a letter from the NCA Board and had all Board members review it before sending it to Mayor Donna Pittman and all five Councilmembers on Sunday, September 29th. The letter outlined our surprise that this was brought up with no prior communication with the neighborhoods involved and our concern that our neighborhood was being dissected with a portion in this proposed annexation area and a portion left in unincorporated DeKalb. The letter also requested a face-to-face meeting with the Mayor and Councilman Patrick to further discuss the issue.
An online petition has been created by a group of Northcrest and Beya Way neighbors (not affiliated to the NCA board) to gather signatures that object to the Wintercrest Project rezoning. The online petition can be found here. Further information on the rezoning can also be found on the online petition page. For awareness, any neighbors with an interest in this project are asked to attend the three public zoning meetings (the first of which is held on April 16th at Chamblee Public Library). Residents who wish to sign the petition are also encouraged to sign married couples as individuals. The...