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Construction Notice for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Innovation Corridor Project

Construction Notification

Good morning Mr. Collier,
Attached please find the notice of construction for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Innovation Corridor Project.
This notification has been mailed to business owners along the current phase of the construction project, I-285 to Fulton Industrial Boulevard, NW.

You are encouraged to share this information with your contacts and members of the MLK Merchant Association.

If you have any questions regarding this project, I can be reached through the contacts below.


Michael Frierson
Public Relations Manager
Department of Public Works
55 Trinity Avenue,  SW Ste 4500
Atlanta, GA 30303-0394
Office: 404.330.6254
Mobile: 404.710.9560
E-fax:  404.739.4764

Atlanta Police Presents Active Shooter Presentation Series


Elizabeth Espy
(404) 546-2531

Chata Spikes
Deputy Director
(404) 546-4214

Atlanta Police Public Affairs

Atlanta Police Department Public Affairs
226 Peachtree Street SW Atlanta, Georgia 30303

News Release

Atlanta Police Presents Active Shooter Presentation Series

Citizens are invited to hear vital information

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Police Department in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Constituent Services will present an Active Shooter Presentation on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. The event will take place at the Adamsville Recreation Center, located at 3201 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in NW Atlanta, GA 30311 from 6:00 pm ‐ 8:00 pm.

After the success of the first active shooter presentation, Atlanta Police are eager to provide citizens with more opportunities to participate in the informative presentations. Attendees will learn strategies and plans for surviving an active shooter event. The presentation will address the Avoid, Deny, Defend strategy developed by the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) in 2004. Topics will also include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, the role of law enforcement and civilian response options. The program will conclude with a questions and answers session.

This is the second in a series of presentations that will take place across various parts of the City of Atlanta. Free parking will be available. To RSVP, send an email to: by February 8 (or two days before the session you would like to attend below).

Additional presentations will be held on the following days:

February 24 Bessie Branham Recreation Center, 2051 Delano Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30317
March 9 Ben Hill Recreation Center, 2405 Fairburn Road SW Atlanta, GA 30331
March 16 Peachtree Hills Recreation Center, 308 Peachtree Hills Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

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Fantastic News For The MLKJDMA President Terry Collier

Mr. Collier,

This email is in regards to a communication appointing you to the Hollowell/MLK Tax Allocation District Advisory Committee.  As a requirement of your appointment, you will need to appear before the Community Development/Human Resources Committee (CDHR Committee).

The next meeting of the CDHR Committee will be on Tuesday, October 27, 2015, here at City Hall.  The meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers at12:30 p.m.  Appointments to boards and commissions are normally taken up first by the committee, but please allow the Committee 30 minutes to 45 minutes to hear your appointment.

If you are unable to appear before the CDHR Committee on Tuesday, October 27, 2015, please contact me via phone or email.


Theo Pace
Research & Policy Analyst
Atlanta City Council
(404) 330-6314

New Web Page For MLKJDMA

Today May 21, 2014 we launched the new format for the Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Merchants Association. While the site is still a work in progress with work to do on several pages we hope you find the format easy to use and informative. We are open to comments regarding the site or the MLKJDMA. You can make those on the “Contact Us” page.