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Meeting Minutes, Mar 6, 2019

ARNO DEVELOPMENT—David Day reviewed the proposed development for the corner of Arno and Gold, behind the Standard Diner and the proposed variances involved.  Vince and David responded to a few questions about the project.  The Board approved the following variances for this project: 

  • Zoning change from single family to multi-family
  • Height variance for the rear building adjacent to the alley
  • Parking 

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Meeting Minutes, Feb 6, 2019

ARNO DEVELOPMENT—David Day presented the proposed development for the corner of Arno and Gold, behind the Standard Diner.  This development would include four (4) sets of duplex units – Craftsman style and a three (3) story apartment building – Art Deco style.  The apartments will be one bed/one bath and the duplex units will be 2 bed/2 bath.  3-5% of this project will be accessible and the entire project will be fences with FOB entry.  The project would include limited parking.  There are three (3) zoning changes that will need to be addressed.  These changes will include parking, height variance for the rear building and addressing the Metropolitan Redevelopment Area Extension for City involvement.  Vince DiGregory said that a pedestrian crossing on Central has been proposed, that would provide easy access to the parking garage across the street.  Voting on approval of the requested variances is deferred to the March meeting.

CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE—Carrie Barkhurst, with the Albuquerque Planning Department, presented information on how the new Integrated Planning Ordinance will impact some neighbors.  If a property has two or more accessory dwelling units, the property owner will need to apply for a zoning change request.  S

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Meeting Minutes, Jan 2, 2019

514 High SE (Kim Rayman)—Kim and her father purchased a home at 514 High St. They would like to build 500 sq. ft. addition. They will put historically appropriate windows and siding and a pitched roof. The view from the street will not be affected. They have applied to LUCC and the hearing is on Jan 7.

Project for vacant Pop ’n’ Taco Lot—David Day again presented the proposed project for the Pop ’n’ Taco lot: a complex with two buildings and a courtyard, with a total of 56 small 350 sq. ft. apartments with rents starting at under $700. This project would require 3 variance

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Meeting Minutes, Dec 5, 2018

Officer Report —Laura, the Valley Crime Prevention specialist, reported that there was one commercial burglary, one residential burglary, eight vehicle burglaries, two auto thefts. She gave the addresses. These were mostly reported on Tuesdays, mostly around 9 am. She said that all thefts should be reported regardless of value. She suggested looking at where one can search for crimes in a particular neighborhood and can sign up for sign up for email or text alerts. Another resource that she suggested is the app, OneABQ, which can be used for reporting on issues.

Dickens—Bonnie expressed appreciation for the tremendous effort Ann makes to organize this annual event. It was a big success and a great opportunity for neighbors to get to know each other.

Project for vacant Pop ’n’ Taco Lot—David Day, on behalf of himself and Rob Dixon, presented a proposed project for the Pop ’n’ Taco lot: an apartment complex with two buildings

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Meeting Minutes, Nov 7, 2018

Last minute needs for Dickens—Dickens will be on December 1. Ann will call people to help. After party will be at Ann’s house.

Update on neighborhood signs—A&A Signs will be installing on Thursday and Friday.

Banners for HH—Susan proposed to do banners on Central at the intersections. Lee suggested banners on Lead/Coal/MLK.

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