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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

    April 2019 Meeting Minutes

    April 16, 2019 BRUN Meeting Notes

    1. Call to order 6:00pm (Niki gavels)
    2. Speakers 6:05 – 6:45pm
      1. Denver Animal Protection – Julian Wolff: Julian.Wolff@denvergov.org
        • Denver Animal Shelter (public representative)
        • Partners (Dumb Friends League, etc.)
        • Open door shelter (regardless of behavior issues)
        • Best “Live Release” rates in the country
        • Resources (low cost vaccines Saturdays and Sundays, will take animals for 2-4 weeks if someone is experiencing temporary homelessness)
        • Call 311 with issues and questions
      2. Public Works – Karen Good
        • Intersections 46th and 48th near I-70 update
          • Data driven solutions, no “voting” for intersections to improve
          • 46th and Irving – no proposed improvements
          • 46th and Stuart – work orders in for improvements
            • crosswalks, bike symbol, striping changes, bulb outs and signs
            • Summer 2019
          • 48th and Lowell – changing striping to clarify where cars should and should not be (no work order yet).
          • 48th and Tennyson
          • Direct questions to: council office or 311 or Denverpocket.gov
      3. Historic Berkeley Regis – Marc Cherveny
        • Group has identified building and homes that they are focused on
          • Document on 44th and Irving (Baptist Church)
          • Berkeley bath house – city is planning to re-purpose
      4. Amanda Sandoval
        • Candidate for CD1 Councilperson
        • For more information, visit www.amandasandoval.com
    3. Open Mic 6:45 – 7:20pm
      1. Yates Tavern Update
        • Denver Property Services to meet with BRUN members to discuss plans and GNA
        • Liquor license hearing at Webb building May 8, 2019 at 6 pm
        • Discussion on Needs and Desires hearings
      2. Business owner (Ketch Boutique) at 44th and Yates
        • Request for feedback on possible pop-up market behind 44th and Yates shops
    4. Committee Updates 7:20 – 7:45pm
      1. Treasurer
        • Balance $2,300
      2. Regis Community Alliance
        • Regis is re-zoning and starting open public forums
      3. Denver Sustainability
        • Committee looking at what city can do to sequester greenhouse gases
      4. Membership and Communications
        • 120 active households (out of 5,000)
        • 83 members (93 last year)
      5. Events
        • Big Lebowski Showing at Oriental de-brief
        • Easter Egg Hunt – April 20, Berkeley Park
        • Happy hour schedule on website
        • Looking at another movie night in June (Princess Bride)
    5. Board Member Review 7:45 – 7:50pm
      1. Budget Discussion
        • 2018 expenses $1,000 (events, happy hours)
        • 2019 expenses $580 YTD (Nation Builder, events, happy hours, magnets)
        • PayPal contact information problems and may have to stop using it
      2. Events calendar update
    6. Adjourn 7:52pm

     

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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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  • Upcoming events

    BRUN Monthly Meeting
    Tuesday, July 16, 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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    BRUN Monthly Meeting
    Tuesday, August 20, 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.

    RSVP
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