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Our community website was developed to serve as an informative resource for both our neighborhood and our local community. Please feel free to contact us with your comments and suggestions.

~ Neighborhood News ~

Community Counts! It's Time to Renew your MMCA Membership!  

The MMCA membership year is July 1 - June 30 with dues of $250. Dues provide for our security patrol and social events.

There are two easy ways to join: To join online, just click here - Make a Payment - to process your payment through PayPal. (There is an additional $8 on-line processing fee).

Or send the completed membership form along with a check payable to 'MMCA' to 1578 Wesley Parkway, 30327.

Thank you for helping to make our neighborhood a great place to live!

 

New APD Security Service

We are excited to announce our new security service provided by off-duty Atlanta Police Department (APD) officers headed up by Lt. Jeff Baxter. The new APD security service provides:

  • Monday through Friday patrol three hours a day within our neighborhood with additional virtual coverage while patrolling in nearby neighborhoods. All member calls are answered by the officer patrolling with a cell phone.
  • Members will receive the cell phone number for patrolling officers. The cell phone is passed to other officers working surrounding neighborhoods when not patrolling in our neighborhood. Patrol officer will respond to MMCA calls if they are patrolling in another neighborhood.
  • Security checks for out of town member residents along with newspaper, trash can removal, etc.
All residents who have joined by June 28th will receive all security information, officer patrol cell phone number and mailbox security sticker on July 1st with patrol to begin Monday, July 3rd.
 
MMCA Security Fund
A number of security survey respondents indicated that they would be willing to pay more towards security. If you would like to contribute additional funds to security, please donate to the MMCA Security Fund on the Make a Payment website page. All funds raised will be used for increased security patrol within the current membership year. Names of contributors will be listed on our website.

 

Thank You to the Generous Contributors to the MMCA Security Fund

Matt Nanninga - 1st contributor

Kathy Waller - Largest contributor

Jeff & Laura Sladkus

Chuck Perrin

Sara & Nate Manning

Ged & Karen Avery

Carl & Gail Washington

Peggy & Graham Sayers

Sarah & Casey Graves

Rob & Carol Van Leer

Jo Marie Lyons

Michal & Jack Hillman

Daryl Kaplan

Monica & Mark DiCristina

Katie & Reade Fahs

Maynard & Mike Thomas

John Spaulding & Jason Ward

 

Welcome to our newest MMCA Members:

  • Jay Smith
  • John & Haley Mekjian
  • Claire & Ricky Kimball
  • Elaine Baker
  • Connie & Jay Waite
  • Elizabeth & David Silbert
  • Joy McLean
  • Kurt Bost
  • Thuc & Elizabeth Nguyen
  • Brendon & Dana Hiscock
  • Meade Conley

 

Westside Village @ Moores Mill Coming Soon

A new development to be located on Marietta Blvd across from the new Publix is in the works. The Project includes 60,000 SF of retail and restaurant space along with 18 new townhomes. Click here to view the full plan.

Moores Mill/West Wesley Intersection Project - June update

The Renew Atlanta Team and its consultants are currently analyzing the feasibility of an alternative to the proposed design discussed at the November 14th community meeting. A meeting will be planned later this year to discuss the recommendations and next steps.

 

 
~ Upcoming Events ~
New Security Service Begins
Monday, July 3rd, 2017
All residents who have joined by June 28th will receive all security information, officer patrol cell number and mailbox security sticker on July 1st and patrol will begin July 3rd.


~ Member Announcements ~
 
Last Year's Top 8 Membership Streets:
100% Wesley Heath (5/5)
82%  Albemarle (9/11)
81%  Wesley Pkwy (25/31)
76%  Sequoyah (19/25)
75%  Wesley Cir (6/8)
75%  Wesley Walk (9/12)
69%  Ridge Valley Ct (9/13)
68%  Ridge Valley Rd (36/53)
Join your Neighbors - Become a Member Today!
 
APS Bankhead Bus Barn: APS now owns the property. APS has not moved to vote on the future use of the site. Felicia Moore's office continues to monitor the situation.
 
New Publix Center
The new Publix Center located at Moores Mill and Bolton Road opened May 31st! The project will eventually include another 20,000 SF in retail & restaurant space and 345 apartment units with a parking garage.
Click here to view the site plan for the Center after its completion.
 
Facebook page:  Check out the neighborhood buzz by liking us on Facebook!  Click here: MMCA Facebook
 
Bookclub: For information regarding our monthly neighborhood bookclub please email Carol or Ginny.
 

~ News Articles ~
Fox Announces Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival Schedule
Posted on Jun 15th, 2017
Click here to read about summer movies at the Fox Theater starting July 16th.
 
Blue Man Group bringing exhibit to Children's Museum of Atlanta
Posted on May 30th, 2017
Click here to read about the exhibit which will be at the museum from June 10 to Sept. 4.
 
Development near "Standing Peach Tree" Long Overdue
Posted on May 1st, 2017
Click here to read a summary of the historical significance of the area around Marietta Blvd and Bolton Rd including the little known park on Ridgewood Road. 
 
Modernist Design Just Part of Morris Brandon's Story
Posted on Feb 10th, 2017
Click here to read an editorial by local resident, Thornton Kennedy.
 

~ School Scoop ~
 
SUMMER PROGRAMS AT THE HIVE - The Hive will host summer camp programs at Morris Brandon in June, visit their website for additional information and to register, www.mbthehive.com
 
 
Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent
Click here to read the blog of the APS Superintendent, Meria Carstarphen.
 
 
Playground Safety at Brandon Primary Center
There was an incident at the Primary Center where a parent was picking up her child after school and was hit in the head by a lacrosse ball.  The woman suffered a serious concussion and the incident could have been much more tragic. Hard sports balls such as lacrosse, baseball, golf, etc. are NOT allowed on the Morris Brandon Campus.
 
 
To view pictures of North Atlanta High School (NAHS) as published by the AJC, click here.
 
 

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