South Atlantans for Neighborhood Development

Ad Hoc Committees

SAND Bylaws   more  

South Atlantans for Neighborhood Development, Inc. 
PO Box 5574
Atlanta, GA 31107
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the month; 7:30pm; Beulah Heights University – 892 Berne Street, Student Center   more  

City of Atlanta 2015 Citizen Satisfaction Survey
Each year, the City of Atlanta conducts a survey to learn what residents think about their city government and the services it provides. The purpose of this survey is to gather valuable feedback from the perspective of Atlanta’s most important asset - its citizens. Your response to this survey is critical because it will be used to understand your satisfaction with city services and help us determine how best to prioritize future improvements.    more  

Atlanta Police Department to offer Spring Citizens Police Academy
The Atlanta Police Department is looking for outstanding citizens to join the 2015 Spring Citizens Academy on Wednesday, April 29. The Citizens Police Academy provides a unique opportunity to learn how the police department operates and provides participants with an opportunity to give feedback that can only enhance police and community relations.    more  

Ormewood Park Easter Egg Hunt and Picnic - April 4th
The Ormewood Park Parents Group and Red Robin Realtors have teamed up to host the annual neighborhood Egg Hunt at Urban Farm of Ormewood (aka Red's Farm) on Saturday, April 4.

Parents need to drop off 1 dozen plastic, stuffed eggs for each participating child.  You may drop them off Monday, March 30th thru Friday, April 3rd at the following locations:

The Roberts' Home - 895 Eden Avenue
Red Robin Group - 749 Moreland Ave SE, Suite A-102

Volunteers are needed, find out more here:

Lifecycle Building Center, Turning Waste into Wealth + Opportunity
The LBC is a non-profit organization in Adair Park that diverts usable building materials from landfills toward opportunities for reuse and empowers our community to implement energy-saving, sustainable solutions.    more  

Holy Comforter Church Greenhouse and Garden Plant Sale - March 28
Mark your calendars now for the first Holy Comforter Church (737 Woodland Ave, SE – 404-291-8116) Seedtime and Harvest Greenhouse and Garden plant sale of 2015! At this sale we are featuring a wide variety of perennial herbs and flowers, and for you early birds, tomatoes*, peppers, eggplant, and basil. We are growing 23 varieties of heirloom tomatoes; sweet peppers; hot peppers, (including the two hottest peppers in the world), five varieties of eggplant, and eight varieties of basil, with plenty of Genovese basil available.

Monthly South East Beltline Walks
Residents from SAND, Grant Park, and East Atlanta are gathering each month to explore the South East section of the Beltline.    more  

Trestletree Village Good Neighbor Agreement
A Draft Good Neighbor Agreement has been negotiated with the owners and managers of Trestletree Village Apartments.    more  

Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Kicks off the Year with New Fitness Classes
ATLANTA (Jan. 12, 2015) The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership announces its 2015 first quarter free fitness schedule, including the return of favorite classes such as Walk and Talk with a Doc, FitWit, How to Ride a Bike for Youth and Adults, Sunset and Sunrise Hikes, ElliptiGO – as well as a number of new additions such as Adult Swimming, Self Defense, and Barre3 - to get Atlantans out and moving on the Atlanta BeltLine.    more  

1257 & 1259 Glenwood Ave and 535 & 537 Gresham Rd
Pace Properties has filed a Special Administrative Permit (SAP) application for exterior renovations to 1257 & 1259 Glenwood Ave and to 535 Gresham Ave, as well as demolition of the existing concrete block building at 529 Gresham Ave.    more  

Ormewood Park Guide
Sign up for a printed guide to local resources, safety, ongoing projects and fun stuff to do.    more  

Neighborhood Event Wanted
Neighbors, most neighborhoods have regular annual events ranging from things like the East Atlanta Strut to Cabbagetown Chomp and Stomp. SAND neighborhoods do not. We want to change that.    more  

800 Glenwood SAP Approved
Amended SAP plans were approved for the 800 Glenwood development for the Kroger anchor tenant with fuel station and drive-thru. See links to view approval documents.    more  

860 Glenwood Special Administrative Permit (SAP) Filed
Summit Engineering Consultants, Inc. has submitted a Special Administrative Permit (SAP) for the development of a five story apartment complex with approximately 217 units.    more  

NPU-W Meeting
Where: Eastside Church; 468 Moreland Ave. SE
(corner of Metropolitan and Moreland, parking and bldg. access behind)
Other: The Full NPU-W meeting follows at 7:30pm.
A few additional measures will also be considered.    more  

Our newsletter keeps you up to date on our recent news and events.

SAND Monthly Meeting
Please join us  on March 12 for the monthly meeting of the SAND neighborhoods (Ormewood Park, North Ormewood Park, Boulevard Heights, Woodland Hills, Glenwood Park, Benteen Park and McDonough-Guice).

The meeting begins at 7:30 PM on the second Thursday of each month and is held at
Beulah Heights University, 892 Berne Street, 30316.

This month we will be voting on a propsed Trestletree Village Good Neighbor Agreement.  The agreement is available for review at


AJC creates 'Crime in ATL' Application
'This application allows our city of Atlanta readers to see the latest crimes* in their neighborhoods, along with trending patterns since 2009.'    more  

Join Trolley Patrol
The Trolley Patrol is our private neighborhood security patrol serving the residents of Benteen Park, Boulevard Heights, McDonough-Guice, North Ormewood Park, Ormewood Park and Woodland Hills.    more  

Trolleys, Membership or Donations
Help SAND raise money!
You can pay for Trolleys, Membership Dues, or donate to the SAND Development Ad Hoc Committee.    more