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ADDA December Board Meeting Agenda

Athens Downtown Development Authority

Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, December 8, 2022

2:00pm – 4:00 pm

Gameday Conference Room (second floor)

 

 

Agenda

 

ADDA’s CEP Fund Guidelines and Application

Applications and guidelines for ADDA’s CEP funds are now available. Deadline for completed applications is February 28, 2022.

January Board Meeting

ADDA’s January board meeting has been cancelled. The February meeting will take place on February 10 at 2:00.

ADDA Holiday Hours

ADDA will be closed December 23, 24, and 31. Happy Holidays to one and all!

ADDA August Board Meeting Agenda

The agenda for ADDA’s August board meeting is available here.

North of the Arch

ADDA and UGa’s Office of Government Relations are delighted to present this year’s North of the Arch event! Taking place August 16 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., the event gives students the chance to explore the businesses of downtown Athens and win prizes. Participating are Community, Classic City Cycling, Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, Archer Paper Goods, Dynamite Clothing, The Clubhouse, Empire read more >

AARP Livable Communities Grant

ADDA has received a $9,300 grant from @AARPLivable for a new interpretive exhibit, an African American culture and heritage library, and a walking tour map between @MortonTheatre & @LHArtsC! The map will tell stories of Black Athenians from the Civil War to the early 1900s.

The Ware-Lyndon House and the Morton Building, located seven blocks apart in downtown Athens, tell very read more >

CEP Guidelines and Application

Guidelines and application for ADDA’s CEP funds are now available for events taking place between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022. The deadline for completed applications is February 28, 2021.

ADDA December Board Meeting

Please note that this meeting will take place at the Classic Center, and all attendees are required to complete a waiver.

ADDA November Meeting

This meeting has been cancelled.

Video Link to ADDA Board Meeting

Here’s the link to today’s 2:00 p.m. ADDA August Board meeting.

ADDA July Board Meeting Safety Protocols

At ADDA’s upcoming board meeting (Wednesday, July 22, at the Classic Center), attendees will need to complete an affidavit/waiver regarding their health. https://classiccenter.formstack.com/forms/event_waiver
Attached below are the Classic Center’s health and safety protocols.
https://classiccenter.com/381/Safety-Protocols

ADDA July 2020 Board Meeting Agenda

Agenda

Please note that this meeting will take place in the Classic Center’s Olympia II, and will be socially distanced. Masks are required.

ADDA July Board Meeting

The ADDA July board meeting will take place on Wednesday, July 22, at 2:00 p.m., at the Classic Center, with face masks and social distancing.

Ready, Set, Go Safely

Ready, Set, Go Safely is a community-wide campaign prioritizing the health and safety of visitors, residents, and businesses as we safely reopen Athens. Learn more and commit to the six! 

Athens Banner Project

ADDA – with partnering organizations the Athens Institute for Contemporary Art (ATHICA), the Lyndon House Arts Center, Creature Comforts’ Get Artistic program, tiny ATH gallery, the Georgia Museum of Art, the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission, the Athens Area Arts Council, the Athens-Clarke County Arts Division, and Flagpole Magazine – is delighted to announce Athens Banner Project. More info read more >

Athens Music Walk of Fame

Athens Cultural Affairs Commission, ADDA, and Athens-Clarke County Public Works will launch the Athens Music Walk of Fame to honor Athens musicians and bands in the summer of 2020. The first ten honorees will be announced in June. Artist Allen Sutton will design the plaques.

ADDA June Board Meeting

This meeting has been canceled.

ADDA May Board Meeting

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, ADDA’s May board meeting will be held virtually. You can watch it here: https://youtu.be/s1LORvezrZU

The meeting will begin at 2:00 p.m. today, May 14.

ADDA May Board Meeting Agenda

Due to COVID-19 precautions, this meeting will be held virtually.

Agenda

ADDA’s April Board Meeting

This meeting has been cancelled.

Emergency Assistance for Small Businesses

The Small Business Administration is providing federal emergency loans via the CARES Act for small businesses affected by COVID 19.

The SBA is also offering Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Loan Advances. Small business owners in Athens are eligible to apply for loans up to $2 million and loan advances (do NOT need to be repaid) read more >

Small Businesses and E-Commerce

We’ve worked with Kativ8 to create this video to help small businesses during this challenging time – a few suggestions for maximizing business via e-commerce and social media. Also check out www.ClassicCityLove. We’re thinking of y’all!

ADDA and Main Street
ADDA Holiday Hours

We will be closed December 24 and 25, as well as January 1. Happy holidays to one and all!

December Board Meeting

In lieu of ADDA’s regular December board meeting, board members will meet on December 9, from 1 – 4 p.m., at 131 East Clayton Street, for Classic MainStreet training. As with all ADDA board meetings, the public is welcome to attend.

February Board Meeting Agenda

Please note that ADDA board meetings will now take place on the second Thursday of each month, at 2:00 p.m., at our office.

Agenda

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day

In recognition of MLK Day, ADDA’s office will be closed Monday, January 21. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, January 22.

ADDA Board Meeting Calendar

Please note that ADDA board meetings will now take place on the second Thursday of each month at 2:00 p.m.

CEP Funding Guidelines and Application Now Available

Completed applications are due by February 28, 2019.

Guidelines

Application

Map to Athens’ Minority-Owned Businesses

Map created by Enlightened Media and UGA’s Community Mapping Lab

Map to Athens’ Minority-Owned Businesses

Map created by Enlightened Media and UGA’s Community Mapping Lab

Downtown!

Just look at the adorable video two brilliant UGA students made. Downtown Athens is the best.

 

Downtown G Day Parking

G Day is 4/21 at 4! Park downtown – College & Washington decks open for business as usual & our surface lots off of Dougherty are only $20 per car! Driving an RV? $20 per space occupied.

Mosaics Beautify Downtown

ADDA is proud to share this Flagpole article featuring local artist Krysia Ara’s gorgeous mosaics. Come on downtown and check them out!

ADDA March Board Meeting Cancelled

The March ADDA board meeting has been cancelled. The April board meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 10, at 3:00.

ADDA March Board Meeting Postponed

ADDA’s March board meeting has been postponed, and will now take place Tuesday, March 20, at 3:00 p.m.

Parking Office Closed February 6-9

Downtown Athens Parking Services’ office will be closed February 6-9 in order to switch their parking management software. Customers will NOT be able to pay online during this time. The due date to pay monthly parking will be extended to February 16.

CEP Funds Guidelines and Application

Guidelines
Application

Please note that the deadline for these funds is February 28, 2018. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered. Please submit applications to Elise@downtownathensga.com, or mail to:

Elise LeQuire

ADDA

250 West Broad Street, Suite 108

Athens, Georgia 30601

ADDA Special Called Meeting – Time Change

Please note that this meeting has been moved to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, February 10.

ACC-PD Vendors’ Meeting on Responsible Alcohol Sales and Service

Join ACC-PD Chief R. Scott Freeman, Ph.D., and the Council on Alcohol and Drugs at a special meeting on safe and responsible alcohol sales and service. This two-hour course will include tips from the UGA PD on recognizing fake IDs. Other topics include civil liabilities issues, alcohol license laws, and the community health risk assessment being conducted in downtown Athens.

October read more >

Parking Office Phones

The Downtown Athens Parking System phones (706-613-7978) are up and running. Thank you for your patience.

Parking Office Phones

The phones in our parking office (706-613-7978) are not currently working. We are doing our best to fix this problem as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.

Mobile Parking Payment App

We are currently unable to accept parking meter payments through the mobile payment app. We are working to resolve this problem, and thank you for your patience.

Bike Repair Stand Installed Downtown

This collaborative project is located at the College Avenue parking deck, and is available to everyone!

Online Parking Payments

Our online parking page is working again. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Online Parking Payments

Our online parking payment page is not currently accepting payments. We are working to correct this problem, and we apologize for the inconvenience.

Downtown Athens Gift Certificates Now Available at the CVB

You can now purchase DABA’s downtown gift certificates at the CVB (located in the Classic Center on North Thomas Street), as well as at the ADDA’s office (located in the Gameday building at 250 West Broad Street). Downtown gift certificates make wonderful birthday, holiday, and teacher’s gifts. Or you could buy some for yourself.

Downtown Athens Fireworks Spectacular

The Downtown Fireworks Spectacular, presented by Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.D., and Landmark Properties, will kick off on Friday, July 1, at 5:00 p.m. Come on downtown and join us for a children’s festival area, arts & crafts and food vendors, a beer garden at South Kitchen, live music (starting at 6:00), and – at 9:30 – a fireworks read more >

Seeking Vendors for Downtown Fireworks Spectacular

On Friday, July 1, Athens Downtown Development Authority will host the Downtown Fireworks Spectacular. ADDA’s planning partner, Atlanta Creative Events, is seeking vendors for this event: food carts and trucks, face-painters, etc., are encouraged to contact Jim Shumake at atlantacreativeevents@gmail.com for more information on participating.

 

This event will begin at 5:00 p.m. on July 1, with the fireworks show beginning read more >

June ADDA Board Meeting

The June ADDA Board Meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 14, at 3:00 p.m., in ADDA’s office, which are located at 250 West Broad Street, Suite 108.

Approval of Minutes – May 10, 2016 Regular Meeting

May 23, 2016 Work Session

Public Input – Three-minute limit per person

Community Reports

*DABA

Director’s Report

Update on Downtown Firework Spectacular     [no materials in packet]
Update on Downtown bike racks                          read more >

ADDA Work Session

 

Athens Downtown Development Authority

Board of Directors Work Session

Monday, May 23, 2016

1:00 pm

ADDA Office

250 W. Broad Street

Suite 108

 

AGENDA

 

Call to Order

 

Fy17 ADDA Budget
Parking Management Fee
Receptionist Position

 

DABA Contract
Gift Certificate Program

 

Parking Enforcement Status

 

ADDA Boundary Expansion Update from Jim Warnes

Executive Session – if needed

Adjourn

Next Meeting –        Tuesday, June 14, 2016

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Tree Removal Downtown

Athens-Clarke County Central Services will be removing some trees in the downtown area due to damage and/or disease. A schedule for the removal of these trees is not currently available, but Central Services will post a sign on trees designated for removal several days in advance.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Athens-Clarke County Central Services at 706-613-3530.

ADDA’S new office at the gateway to downtown Athens

Check out our new office space! ADDA moved to The GameDay Building at 250 West Broad Street, near Pulaski, this spring. This is where the public monthly board meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month from 3-5. These meetings are open to the public.

Here you can see the new sign installation for our new Athens Downtown Development Authority offices read more >

Video Post

Spend a time-lapsed day in downtown Athens, Georgia, and see why it’s the place to be.

From the Farmers’ Market with gorgeous fresh produce and locally made goods to The Classic Center with its convention space and live shows. With one-of-a-kind boutiques, outdoor cafes, and live music most nights — in clubs and on the street. All this and you’re only steps read more >

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