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:
    • 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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