Public Agenda May 22 2002

Atlanta Wastewater System Improvement Program City of Atlanta Department of Public Works hosts open house presentations to provide information and to address inquiries regarding the Sewer System Evaluation Survey Project. All open houses are 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Engineers available to answer questions. May 22, John Birdine Facility, 215 Lakewood Way. 404-529-9211. www.atlantapublicworks.org.

City Utilities Committee Public Hearing Discussion of an ordinance by City Utilities Committee to abandon a portion of the right-of-way of Joyland Place and other purposes. May 28, 9 a.m. City Hall, Committee Room 2, second floor, 55 Trinity Ave. 404-330-6309.

Fulton County Homeland Security Summit Chairman Mike Kenn hosts county and city government officials with representatives from the FBI, GEMA, Fulton County Department of Health and Georgia Homeland Security director to discuss Fulton County's response to threats of terrorism. May 22, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Georgia International Convention Center, 1902 Sullivan Road, College Park. 404-730-7904.

Georgia Council on Child Abuse Volunteers needed to ensure the delivery of prevention services. Two 90-minute orientation sessions held. 1720 Peachtree St. Continues weekly through June 12. Wed., noon; Mon., 6:30 p.m. 404-870-6565.

Greenspace Informational Meeting DeKalb County District 2 Commissioner Gale Walldorff holds a public information meeting on greenspace. May 23, 6:30 p.m. Maloof Auditorium, 1300 Commerce Drive, Decatur. 404-371-2863.

Media and the Middle East Jan Jaben-Eilon, coordinator of the Israel Experience Program at the Jewish Federation, will conduct four sessions examining the media and the Middle East. Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Continues through May 28. $24-$36. Zaban Park, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. 770-395-2592.

National Crime Conference National Conference on Preventing Crime in the Black Community to address issues related to the increasing number of African-Americans who end up in the criminal justice system. May 22-25. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 265 Peachtree St. 404-463-8850.

Northern Arc: A Road to Ruin? Georgia Conservancy's Generation Green hosts a forum to make the case against the Northern Arc. May 29, 7-8:30 p.m. Georgia Pacific Auditorium, 133 Peachtree St. 404-876-2900, ext. 14.

Patriotism and Civil Liberties Rep. Bob Barr and other experts on civil liberties conduct a panel discussion on patriotic fervor and civil liberties. May 29, 8 p.m. Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road. 404-814-4000.

Town Hall Meeting DeKalb Commissioner Lou Walker, 7th District, holds town hall meetings to discuss developments, traffic concerns and MARTA rail lines. May 22, 7 p.m. Smoke Rise Elementary School, Lithonia City, 1991 Silver Hill Road, Stone Mountain. 404-371-3053.


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