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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.

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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.

    Adjourn

     

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  • Upcoming events

    Innovate! A Solutions Forum on Housing
    Friday, April 19, 2019 at 07:30 AM · $70.00 USD
    Hyatt Regency Downtown Denver

    This forum will provide an opportunity for residents and leaders in the public, private, and non-profit sectors to convene and discuss policy tools and investment strategies to create, preserve, and promote affordable housing throughout the Denver metropolitan area and surrounding regions.

    For the fifth year in a row, the Mayor’s Housing Forum will convene over 600 public, private, non-profit sector, and community leaders from across the metro region to discuss innovative policy tools and investment strategies to create and preserve affordable housing throughout the region.

    Early-bird registration at a rate of $70 is available through Friday, March 22.

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    Berkeley Neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt
    Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 09:45 AM
    Berkeley Lake Park in Denver, CO

    Kids of all ages welcome. Free pictures with the Easter Bunny before and after the hunt.

    Staging at 945am, Rope drops at 10am SHARP!

    Rain or Shine

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