Box 3, Folder 14, Document 88

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Box 3, Folder 14, Document 88

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JANUARY 27, 1967
Members of the Community Relations Commission met on Friday, January 27,
1967, · t 1: 30 p . m . in City Hall. The following members were p resent:
Mr. Irving Kaler, Chairman
Rev. Samuel Williams , First Vice Chairman
Miss Helen Bullard, Second Vice Chairman
Mrs . Fred Patterson, Secretary
Mr. T . M . Alexand r , Sr.
Mrs . Sara Baker
Mr. C . G. Ezz rd
R v . Joseph L . Griggs
Mr. Joseph Haas
Archbishop Paul J . Hallinan
Mr. Al Kuettner
Mr. Rolland Maxwell
Rabbi Jacob M . Rothschild
Mr. M . 0 . Ry n
Mrs . ·Ma~y Stephens
Upon motion duly made , econded nd unanbnously passed, the minutes of the
p:reviou meeting were dopted ae submitted.
Mr • P tteraon r ad th minutes of the me ting of the Executive Committe
held on Friday, January 20, 1967, nd the Commi sion m mb rs di cussed
th busin
ri ing from this meeting.
R v . S a muel WilliamB , Chai;rman of the committc to el ct the Executive
Dh· ctor, repoitted th t M:r • Eliz Pa chall h -d be n recommended to
a th Executiv Dil' ctor and mov d the . pprov l of this r commendation.
Upon rnotion duly m d , second d and p sed, it w s RESOLVED to ace pt .
the Committ e's r commend tion and request th M yol' nd Board of
Ald rmen to pprove th ppointm nt of Mrs. Pasch 11
Ex, cutiv
Dil' ctor t a al ry of $12, 500 p r annum.
Th Com.mi ion th n dhcuf..l d the dvi ability of st blishing tenure of
rvlce. Upon motion duly
de, s cond d nd pa eed it wa RESOLVED
that th •election of th Executiv Director b for
J'iod of on y :r subject
to i rmination upon sixty (60) daye notice on a m jodty vote of th full
Commi •ion.

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The Chai rman then asked Mr. Al Kuettner, Chairman of the Special Committee
to Investi gat e OEO Funding, to give the Committee ' s report at thi s time .
A copy of M r . K uettner ' s report i s attached and made a part of. these minutes
(Attachment A ). M l". Kuettner rec ommended that early in the operations of
the Commission a stand ing committee be established to w o r k clo sely with
M r . C . O . Emmerich, Admin i ·trator of E c onomic Opportwiity Atlanta, Inc.,
to f ollow through on this r eport.
M r . Kaler then asked the Commission t o consider two reconunendat ions
adopted by the E xec utive Committee :
That any member of the C ommis s ion who ie absent from th~ee
consecutive meetings without valid reason be J'epl a c ed by the Mayol'
on request of the Commission.
That the time of t he monthly m eetings of the Commi ssion be
e stablished on the f ourth Friday of each mont h t o c omrnense
at 1; 30 p . m . at City H 11.
Both of the s e i-ecomm n dation
were unanimously approved b y the C ommissi on .
The Chai rman official! y welcomed two new members, M;r. Rolla n d Maxwell
and Mr. M . O. "Buzi" R,an, t o the body nd xpr es ed the pleasure of the
Commis sion on their appoi ntment .
Rabbi J a c ob Roths child made the following announcement a t this time . The
Templ e i s c e lebira ting it 100th Anniver · a.ry and the Con g r egation wis he
to make ome contribution to the Cit y .
Therefore , the Congr egation h a s
et s i d a t rus t i und in the mount of $5 , 000; the procee d s of. which will
b turned ov e r to the Community R l ati on s Commi i on fo r the purpose of
e ta.bliahing and giving a good citizens hip wal'd t o an individ 1 o~ grou p
who be t c a :rd s out th
pirit and pui,,os of the Comm! sion. T h e Rabbi
p~ s nted thi to th Commls ton
a p r oject ed gift from th Congregation
with the und - rstanding that th r spon ibilU:y for s lectlon of th award wUl
be 1 ft to th Commitslon. Upon mot ion duly mad , s conded and unanimou ly
p a d it w
OLVED that thl gift be cc pt d and that an a.ppfopd t
1 tter of appre-clation be
nt to the Congr gation. Th Commission m mb r
xpr s d theiz- gratitude lor th gift and th int r et of The Temple.
Mte H len Bullard, Cb ir n of th Progl' m CornmUte • pr
nted th
Com.mltt 's -, port to th Commi · "ton, a copy ol which is ttached nd mad • pavt o f th ee minutes (Att ehm.ent B). Th Conuni lon dl cussed thi repoi-t
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at great length and adopted the Committee I s recommendations with the
following c hanges :
Section 3 in the Preface was revised to read as follows : "That the
Commission wherever possible avoid duplicating any function that
is already being satisfactorily pedormed by an already established
agency o:r group and further that its efforts be channeled in the areas
of implementation rather than mere £act finding . 11
The listing of the survey areas in the Program I section was revised
to read as follows. These areas will be listed acco1·ding to prio:rity
after consultation with the Executive Director.
a . Blue He ven
b . Cabbage Town
c. Mechanic ville and Pittsburgh
d . Summerhill, Peoples Town and South Atlanta
e . Vine City and Lightning
f . 5-cotts Cro sing
g . Plunkettown
h . Bankhead Highw y area
i . Thomasville
j . Ea t Atlanta, Reynolds Town nd Lynwood Park
k . Boulev rd (Bedford-Pin )
Program ll will be implem. nted in the form of a seminal".
The Pi-ogT m C ommitte
The following memb rs wer
commended fo:r it
appoint d as team
Blue Heav nz
C bbag
T own:
Me cba.nic ville and P ittaburghe
plendid r port.
to work in specific at as :
Rev. J o ph L. Grigg ·
Mr. Ha milton Dougl , Jr.
M r. M . 0 . Ry n
Mr. Joo ph H
R bbl J a cob M . Rothschild
M r. A. L . F eldman
Hel n Bullard
R v. Samu 1 William
M r. Rolland ..v.ur:,u,o. well
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Summerhill :
Mr. Al Kuettner
Mr . C . G . Ezza.,_..d
Mr . James O . Moore
Vine City:
Mrs . F1·ed Patterson
Mr . T . M . Alexander, Sr .
M:r . lrving Kaler
Committee to Organize
Public Hearing on February 16 :
Committee in Reeorve
(To Serve on 0th r
Committee When Regul r
Membei- Cannot Attend)
Th meettng was
Mr . Robe~t Dobbs
Rev . Samuel Williams
Mrs . Mary Stephen
Mrs . Sa;ra Baker
Mr . Robert Dobbs
Mrs . Ma:ry Stephens
Mws . Sa:ra Bakeir
Archbishop Paul J . H llinan
djoqrned at 4 :00 p . m .
Re peetfu,lly submitt d ,
Mi's . Fr d Patter on
S cretal"y

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