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Meeting Minutes, April 5, 2017

Officer Report—Our new PAC Sgt. Sanders reported 4 auto burglaries, some vandalism, but nothing of huge concern. APD performed 3 auto burglary arrests which should show positive stats. 

Greek Church Update—Gary from the Greek Orthodox church presented plans to construct traditional bells outside of the church. The bells will be located inside the church walls, near the large pine tree, and will ring regularly Saturday at 6pm and Sunday at 10am. The board supported the plans unanimously.

IDO Update—The Board submitted a proposal to require a 120-day period before demolition on any structure in our neighb

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Meeting Minutes, March 1, 2017

Officer Report—Scott Seibel reported three arrests and four auto burglaries. Our new PAC Lieutenant Aragon and Sargent Sanders joined as well. 

Highland Park Update—Two issues brought up with Highland Park; the construction of chain link fence along the park and ally, and the city’s failure to reconstruct the river rock wall. Neighbors are encouraged to visit the park and determine if the chain link fence is necessary, or obtrusive. If community deems the fence unnecessary, we may be able to convince the city to remove it. The city will get back to us with an estimate on cost of replacing the river rock wall.

Mother’s Day Tour—Salley and Ann are scheming up a new marketing plan for the Mother’s Day tour this year. Hope to boost participating by including restaurants as locations for ticket sales, having an option for pre-sale tickets on the website

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Meeting Minutes, February 1, 2017

Highland Park Update—The official opening for Highland Park will be in March, the city is waiting for the outdoor furniture to be delivered and installed before they open. Going to be a very nice space to gather in!

Easter and Mother’s Day Tour—April 16 is tentative date for Easter Egg hunt. Dave volunteered to help Annabell coordinate. The Mothers Day home tour will take place on May 14 from 11-3pm. We will need volunteers to help with this event!

Sign Update—Edo board hasn’t responded to email inquiries about collaborating on a neighborhood sign. Moises will check in with Rob at next Edo meeting to see what the status is with that.

Integrated Deve

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Meeting Minutes, January 4, 2017

Officer Report—Scott Seibel reported three auto burglaries, three auto thefts, one residential burglary and one unlawful entry over the month of December.

Dickens of a Dinner—Ann reports that attendance was down thirteen people this year, she will cover the cost difference. Guests were happy, smooth execution overall. Ann will follow up to get participation plaques for Amberley and Manuela. 

Property Tax Increase—3% property tax cap in New Mexico. If a property changes ownership, the new owner gets hit with the tax increase that’s accumulated.  It is possible to refute or correct these tax mistakes, but

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Meeting Minutes, December 7, 2016

Officer Report—Lt. Aragon visited to alert us of a new sergeant coming to our neighborhood. Neighbors encouraged officers to patrol the Central tunnel more frequently. Scott Seibel reminded us to be home to claim packages, not to leave vehicles running unattended, and support community policing/ neighborhood watch.

Website—Sally encourages us to make the website more active, with a regularly updated “News” section in lieu of printed newsletters. Can send out E-Newsletters to the neighborhood email list.

Home Renovation Signs—Pam followed through to get yard signs made for houses under constructions. Neighbors can borrow the signs during renovation periods.

Dickens of a Dinner—Another successful event thanks

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