Important Notices for the Upper Westside


August 17, 2022

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN as provided in the City of Atlanta Community Improvement Act, 1991 GA. Laws pp. 3653 et seq. (“Local Act”), that a Caucus of Electors for the Westside/Howell Mill Community Improvement District (“CID”) will convene on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at The Works, 1296 Chattahoochee Ave NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318 for the purpose of electing five (5) board members for the CID. Registration for the election will begin at 11:00 a.m. and conclude at 11:15 a.m. Immediately thereafter, the election caucus will convene and voting will begin.  

A map of the Westside/Howell Mill CID is on file with the Clerk of the Atlanta City Council. All Electors or their duly designated representatives, as defined under the Local Act, are invited to attend and cast their votes. No proxy votes may be cast.

A meeting of the Westside/Howell Mill Community Improvement District Board of Directors will convene on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 following the Caucus of Electors at the Works, 1296 Chattahoochee Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 to vote on the 2022 CID millage rate.

Our CID Board of Directors meetings are typically held every 3rd Wednesday of the odd months of the year (Jan, Mar, May, July, etc) at 11:00 am at the Works Sales Center.

RFP 2021-01 Upper Westside Bus Stop Placemaking Study

September 21, 2021

The purpose of this concept study is to reimagine MARTA bus stops along Route 14 in the neighborhood of Blandtown within the Upper Westside CID to transform the public realm and bus ridership experience.

The Upper Westside Community Improvement District (“UWCID”) was created in 2016 with the goal of improving the public realm along our critical corridors including Huff Road and Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. Addressing transportation, greenspace, and safety challenges is critical as this historically industrial area experiences explosive growth bringing thousands of new residents, visitors, and employees.

This study is coming right on the heels of Upper Westside CID’s 2020-2021 masterplanning effort which is moving through the city adoption process now. Our CID has relationships with the local HOAs, apartment communities, neighborhoods, and NPUs. The Route 14 bus stop locations in Blandtown were repeatedly mentioned during our community engagement process as being in need of crosswalks, greenspace, art, and pedestrian safety improvements.

The community desires a concept plan for its bus stops to address the shortage of public space, the loss of community history, the lack of pedestrian infrastructure, and the need for a safe and comfortable transit experience in the Upper Westside.

Proposals are due no later than 4:00 pm, Monday, October 18, 2021.

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