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.

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    March 2019 Minutes

    March 19, 2019 BRUN Meeting Minutes

    Don’t forget to join your fellow neighbors at The Oriental on Monday, April 8, 2019 6:30 p.m., for our BRUN Move Night – The Big Lebowski!

    Call to order 6:05pm (Niki gavels)

    1. Scheduled Speakers
      • Council Candidate Mike Somma
        • Platform: safety, growth challenges, pro-active, trolley service, working with developers, homelessness

      • Jamie Giellis for Mayor
        • Platform: Urban planning, sensible growth, transportation
      • Conservation Colorado – Mireille Bejjani
        • Discusses serious air quality problems in Denver (health impact)
        • Taking action now and building public support (calling campaigns)
        • Event next week in Thornton (Public Health Forum) – more information at: https://www.facebook.com/events/401803357036668/
      • Regis University Update – Jay April
        • Newsletter available via Regis website to better understand events and resources
        • Pop up on Federal in April (Federal is a state highway which makes it difficult to change the flow of traffic)
        • District 1 candidate forum 3/20, 6:30pm, Claver Hall, entrance 4
      • Sustainability – Jay April
        • Focus on climate change

    1. Open Mic

      • The Joint Owner
        • Update on move to new building
        • Hearing on April 5th to review move to new building.
        • Considering demo of existing building to provide more parking
        • Trash pick-up and effort to be good neighbors

      • New attendees topics and discussion
        • Zoning discussion, challenges on Tennyson
        • Yates Theater (hearing schedule, liquor license, good neighbor agreement)
        • Movie night on April 8 (The Big Lebowski)
        • Easter egg hunt (Rocky Mountain Park, April 20, 2019, 9 a.m.)
        • Development and growth impact on infrastructure
        • Funeral home at 46th and Tennyson update – property has not yet been posted for sale
        • Regis master plan (zoning being discussed now during public meetings, parking structures being considered)

    2. Board Brainstorm for New Year

      • Alley clean-up project
      • Paper shredding event for neighbors
      • E-waste recycling
      • Provide Block Party Check List to neighbors
        • Plan to host numerous block parties during Denver Days in August
      • INC Membership
        • Motion by Niki to approve renewing membership dues – passed
      • Communications and Membership Committee
        • Will meet the first Tuesday of every month, 6:30-7:30 at the Grateful Gnome

    Adjourn 7:45pm


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    Feb 2019 meeting minutes

    February 19, 2019 BRUN Meeting Notes

    Call to order at 6:02 pm

    Introductions and induction of new board members:

    • David Marshall
    • Kelly Merrion
    • Jackie Cooper
    • Erin Walls
    • Eli Madden

    Voted in at annual meeting

    • Keely Scott
    • Erin Spear
    • Joe Sertich

    Nominations for Officer Positions  

    • New President: Niki Schwab
    • New Vice President: Kasi Steinheimer
    • New Secretary: Mike Nulty
    • Treasurer: Stan Ford

    Nominations for Committee Chair

    • Zoning: Milo Schwab (Interim); Mike Nulty to take over in May
    • Membership/Communications: Kelly Merrion
    • Events: Steve Teitelbaum

    Committee Updates

    Treasurer’s Update: update on NationBuilder accounts; current account is $2,795

    Regis update by Jay April: candidate forum for City Council hosted by your local RNOs to take place at Regis. March 20, 2019, location and time TBD. See Facebook page and website for details on event.

    Sustainability update by Jay April

    Open Mic:

    • GMs of The Joint
    • City Council candidate – Scott Durrah; meet and greet on Thursday, 2/21, Café Brazil 6 pm. See his website, wwww.Scott4denver.com.
    • Marc – update on Baptist Church at 44th and Irving

    Yates Tavern Project Update

    • Developers are requesting a 60 day extension of the March 7 hearing date; BRUN will post new date as soon as it is available. Developers will request an evening hearing time again.



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  • Upcoming events

    Youth Summer Job Fair
    Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM

    With Denver’s unemployment rate currently at 3.7 percent, summer job opportunities are shaping up to be more promising this year than ever for young people. To connect young adults age 16-24 with summer jobs, Denver Workforce Services is offering a series of Summer Job and Resource Fairs. Youth should be age 16 prior to May 1, 2019 in order to attend. Attendees are encouraged to create a profile at www.ConnectingColorado.com prior to attending.

    The events are offered by Denver Workforce Services, in conjunction with Adams County Workforce and Business Center and Arapahoe/Douglas Works Workforce Center. The events are organized in conjunction with the Governor’s Summer Job Hunt, a long-standing statewide program that promotes successful entry in the workforce through education and workforce experience that leads to self-sufficiency.

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    BRUN Monthly Meeting
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 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.

    BRUN typically meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6pm at Holy Family classrooms behind the church. On occasion, the meeting may be canceled due to holidays and/or special events. Please check the BRUN schedule to verify time/location and/or send an email to info@berkeleyregisneighbors.org to confirm meeting time/location.

    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. For each meeting, there is time allocated at the end of the meeting for public comment and general neighborhood concerns. Some issues may best be addressed at the Committee level and we will decide which option is best based on individual needs, circumstances and timing.

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