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Berkeley Regis United Neighbors (BRUN), is a Denver Registered Neighborhood Organization made up of residents and property owners working together both internally and with other city coalitions to KEEP our neighborhood great by advocating for the community's best interests and organizing events where residents can meet and get to know the great people who live near by.

More people getting involved means we can do more for our community -- please join us for our next meeting or social event!

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  • From the blog

    September 2018 Meeting Minutes

    Tuesday

    25 September 2018

    BRUN Board Meeting

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    1. Glad you’re here. Rose J.

    Berkeley Park Clean Up, Saturday, Sept 29th, 9 A.M.

     

    1. Open Mic Today’s Guest Speakers

    Regis U Update                                                                                           Jay April

    • Update on safety event was a success. Attendees included Mayor Hancock, Councilman Espinoza, and Debbie Ortega.
    • There is an allocation for Federal Blvd. improvements but is not yet in the city’s budget; meeting on Monday 10/1 at 5pm for the public to make comments on allocation.
      • If you are interested in making a comment, please email dencc@denvergov.org by noon on Friday, September 28.
    • Ongoing discussions on Regis’s sustainability efforts – get more information on Regis’s long range plan here - https://www.regis.edu/About-Regis-University/Master-Plan.aspx

     

    Blueprint Denver                                                                                        Heather Noyes

     

    Danny Katz

    • Fourth Annual Pumpkin Eve – 10/30, 5:30-6:30 at 4895 Osceola Street, Denver, CO 80212 – fundraiser and pumpkin carving contest

     

    Jason Lewis

    • Requesting rezoning of four-plex at corner of 41st and Sheridan.

     

     Blueprint Denver Heather Noyes

    • - City is accepting comments on Blueprint Denver draft o For more information, check out https://www.denvergov.org/content/dam/denvergov/Portals/Denveright/documents/comp-plan/Comprehensive_Plan_2040_Public_Review_Draft.pdf
    • - If you’re confused about what Blueprint Denver is, check out https://denver.streetsblog.org/2018/09/20/wtf-is-blueprint-denver-join-streetsblog-and-local-advocates-for-a-happy-hour-conversation-october-4/ o Happy Hour Conversation on 10/4 at 5:30 at the Alliance Center at 1536 Wynkoop.

     

    • Danny Katz withdrawn

     

    Kyle and Thomas (Designer/Builder)  

    • ADU project that requires variance for lot size - 44th and Newton

     

    Rico Aragon – owner of Barbed Wire Reef

    • Requests modification to the Good Neighbor Agreement, which currently restricts use from 1am-8am. BWR is looking to serve breakfast 7 days a week.
    • Hearing is on 10/1

     

    1. Update, Elaborate, Deliberate

    Treasurer’s Report                                                                                    Stan              

     

     

    1. Committee Updates! Committee Chairs

    Events

    Membership

    Zoning

    • Next zoning meeting on 10/22

     

     

    1. Adjourn

     

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    August 2018 Meeting Minutes

    August 21, 2018 Minutes

    Call meeting to order at 6:04 pm by Leanne

    Open Mic

    • Christian Thompson – issue regarding parking of RV’s camping out for multiple days at a time on 46th along Berkeley Park
      • Request for solutions and support from BRUN
        • Overnight parking ban
        • Solutions used by Sloan’s Lake?
      • Linnea Bjorkman – improving community communications between students and neighbors
        • Cultivate Health and Fitness – opportunities around the neighborhood
        • Research regarding affordable housing issues
        • Communicating activities happening on campus to the community
        • Pedestrian safety on Federal Blvd.
          • Federal Blvd. Traffic calming event on October 6 from 10am-3pm at Intersection of Federal and 50th
          • Prosperity Denver
            • Proposal which will be on the ballot on Nov. 6 – sales tax proposal of .08% to run for 12 years – expected to raise $14M a year
              • All funds will go to low income students to pay for post-high school education
              • All schools who receive these funds will be nonprofit
              • Proposal has backing by Hickenlooper and Denver School Board
            • Marie Edgar – Historic Berkeley Regis
              • Learn more about history of Tennyson Street
              • Maintain character of the neighborhood and history of flagstones
              • West 38th Avenue group meeting at Zook’s are now an RNO
            • Jay April – Sustainability
              • Program which certifies neighborhoods for sustainability
                • Neighborhoods are taking action towards ride sharing, recycling, and other sustainable programs
              • See Facebook page for Denveright updates

    Treasurer’s Report

    Committee Reports

    • Zoning
      • Brad Harris – owner of Joint Dispensary; requests opinion/support from BRUN regarding parking issue on 38th and Wolff.
      • Jeff Laws – Zoning Appeal Application for Case No 128-18
        • Request variance for encroachment into bulk plane by 11 inches
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  • Upcoming events

    November BRUN Monthly Meeting
    Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 06:00 PM

    Meeting in classroom behind church - look for sign. Enter from 44th Ave.

    If you have an idea for an event, drop us a note at brunrno@gmail.com.

    If you would like to be added to the agenda, please send an email to info@berkeleyregisneighbors.org to discuss your issue and to be added to the agenda. 

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    December BRUN Monthly Meeting
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 06:00 PM

    Meeting in classroom behind church - look for sign. Enter from 44th Ave.

    If you have an idea for an event, drop us a note at brunrno@gmail.com.

    If you would like to be added to the agenda, please send an email to info@berkeleyregisneighbors.org to discuss your issue and to be added to the agenda. 

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