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Wednesday
Jun012016

Meeting Minutes, February 3, 2016

Lead/Coal Update

Ann gave brief history of Lead and Coal. Sam brought two guests to join the discussion; a civil engineer and an urban planner. Sam advises the Board to make a decision that focuses on pedestrian safety and began implementation ASAP. Discussed a variety of options to encourage traffic to slow down, including the 9 warrants to be met to install a stoplight at an intersection. It was reiterated that the neighborhoods aim is to slow traffic and help pedestrians cross safely, not to eliminate traffic.

Miscellaneous

Ben will check in on the park project to see the plans for 2016

Zachariah will follow up with Wewerka about the house on High across from Holy Cow

ABQ Rapid Transit Project seems to be moving ahead

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Wednesday
Jun012016

Meeting Minutes, December 2, 2015

Dickens of a Dinner

Ann Carson gave a rundown of the Dickens schedule, the order of houses, and the volunteers serving at each house.

Lead/Coal Update

Lead got new striping, configured in such a way as to give the impression of narrower lanes. Councilor Benton’s staff (Tom) will be meeting about Coal in the coming days. The Board discussed the merits of signalized crosswalks at Edith and Walter. Bonnie will find out what they look like.

 

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Wednesday
Jun012016

Meeting Minutes, November 4, 2015

New Board Member

The board met and welcomed Pam Leverick as a new board member, replacing Mary Karafonda, who moved out-of-state to care for family members. Pam and her husband own three properties in Huning Highlands.

Fire Station #2

Patrick McKinney attended the meeting to announce the success of Random Acts in acquiring the fire station, which has stood empty for many months. Random Acts will be transformed into temporary housing for families of fire fighters. There are still some minor zoning hurdles to overcome.

Crime Report

Scott Seibel reported the crime activity

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Wednesday
Jun012016

Meeting Minutes, September 2, 2015

Election Results

The August election returned all board members on the ballot. Zoey Fink is back from study abroad, so will resume her position on the board. Officers elected were Bonnie Anderson, President; Moisés Gonzalez, VP; Joe Boyd, Secretary; and Ann Carson, Treasurer.

First Presbyterian Anniversary

Ron Halbgewachs invited all to an upcoming celebration on Sat., Sept. 26, for the First Presbyterian Church’s 60 years at its Copper location. The event will have classic cars, a saxophone quartet, an organ demonstration, food, crafts, book sale, and historic displays from the archives.

Crime Report

Retired Officer Seibel, now Crime Prevention Specialist, reported counterfeit money making the rounds in Huning Highlands and warned all to

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Tuesday
Jun302015

Annual Report 2015

Since our last annual meeting/block party on August 17, 2014, the Board has worked on the following major activities:

  1. Ongoing input to the government (city, county, etc.) regarding the impact of various development projects on the neighborhood (Highland Park renovation; development of the block bounded by Arno, Gold, Broadway, and Central; Lead/Coal issues; Walkable Cities and Complete Streets projects; Albuquerque

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