SRNA Meeting Agenda (Tues, 10 May 2005):
SRNA General Meeting: The Supper Rock Neighborhood Association met at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, 28 February 2006 at the Providence Presbyterian Church on Encantado. Don Harris was our guest speaker and we heard about from both development projects. Here are the Secretary's minutes of the meeting as an MS Word file and as a PDF file.
- Summaries from Calendar Year 2006
- Summaries from Calendar Year 2005
- District 9 Runoff Election: The District 9 City Councilor race was decided by a Runoff Election between Incumbent Tina Cummins and Don Harris on Tuesday, 15 November 2005 from 7 am to 7 pm at the same polling places as the October election. City voters at the October election approved a measure to require voters to show photo identification before they can vote at city polling places.
- Early voting for the District 9 Runoff Election was available from Wednesday 26 October until 11 November 2005. Early voting was available from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday at the City Clerk's office (One Civic Plaza NW) or at the city Record Center (604 Menaul NW). If you wish to vote absentee, your mailed ballot is due in to the City Clerk by 7 pm on 15 Nov and you first need to request an application from Judy Chavez at the City Clerk's office - call 768-3030 to request. To get more information call that number or visit the Clerk's Web site. The only question on the ballot was a vote for either Don Harris or Tina Cummins.
- SRNA Annual Meeting: The Supper Rock Neighborhood Association met at 7 pm on Tuesday, 6 September 2005 at the Providence Presbyterian Church on Encantado. Board officers provided this Agenda for the meeting and this Treasurer's Report. The meeting provided a forum for Questions and Answers with candidates for the District 9 City Councilor race. Jim Williams of KUNM Radio (89.9 FM) recorded the forum; here is the link to Jim's summary audio file report from KUNM. Here are the minutes from this Annual Meeting - provided in several formats for your convenience: (in Microsoft Word format: .doc file) (in universal text format: .rtf file) (in Adobe Acrobat reader format: .PDF file).
The 311 Center acts as our clearing house for these housing offers. Each morning, since we have been receiving evacuees, 311 briefs their numbers and they are passed to our Housing Assistance team, which is headed by Family and Community Services (FCS).
- SRNA Activity 2004/2005
Park Meetings regarding Lighting/SafetyDog Park Site PlansPark Cleanup - Earth DayPlaque Installation for Ben's Memorial Bench at Supper Rock Park
Craig Loy and Tina Cummins attended and spoke at the original dedication.
Craig promised to get a bench to add to the Memorial Area at Supper Rock Park and did.
Meetings for Park Issues with District 9 councilor
Meetings with Consensus Planning and South Pointe Development
- City Council candidates for District 9 were available for questions at the Annual Meeting. October's election involves the District 9 Council Position that represents SRNA. (See the City Council District Map. There are approximately 700 homes within the SRNA boundaries. Under current City Council gerrymandering, some 30 of the Foothill homes, to include the East side of Supper Rock Drive, are under District 8 representation, Craig Loy incumbent.) Candidates who have enough signatures accepted by the clerk to qualify for a position on the ballot include:
Christopher S. Catechis; (e-mail Chris)
Vivian Cordova; (e-mail Vivian)
Tina Cummins (incumbent); (e-mail Tina)
Don Harris. (e-mail Don)
[note: full names of candidates are linked to Google-search informational web sites where known; if you have a better site, please notify the webmaster. The Voter's Guide includes positions stated by our four candidates.]
- SRNA Board Members are needed! We hope volunteers will step forward at the meeting to run for the board position. Please call and talk to Jack or Cindy or any of the Board members on how you can help the neighborhood. For details on the responsibilities, see this close-out letter from current Board Officers, Jack and Cindy Harris.
- Hurricane Katrina refugees: As of Wednesday 7 Sept 2005, New Mexicans have generously donated well beyond what is needed or can be sorted by volunteers for the many agencies. The following summary was provided by the city's emergency operations manager:
FCS is heading a multiple agency case management team, made up of city staff, State Dept of Labor, State Health and Human Services, Federal Social Security Administration, American Red Cross and other disaster assistance partners, as well as the faith community. As evacuees indicate what they wishes are, the case management team is arranging rental housing, medical assistance, and other needs. We anticipate those with families who want to stay here until the situation in the Gulf Coast is stabilized will be moved into more permanent housing. Some may elect to travel to re-unite with other family members evacuated to other shelter sites. Or may elect to go someplace else.
The generosity of NM has been truly remarkable. Other social service agencies are standing ready to provide furniture, bedding, and kitchen ware to support moving into a rental. So many goods have been donated the Salvation Army and Roadrunner Food bank have requested no further donations until they can inventory the truckloads of donated goods. Only the Rescue Mission has room left to store donated goods.
If new needs are developed, we will communicate that. All the response agencies are coordinating their needs and sharing the responses.
Right now the only continuing need is money, which can quickly be turned in goods if a need arises.
We certainly appreciate the Albuquerque and NM response.
Thank you for your interest.
James L. Hunter, Emergency Manager
City of Albuquerque
Over 1600 homes in New Mexico have listed housing availability on a national web site: www.katrinahousing.org
- The Annual Meeting is expected to provide a status on the South Pointe Subdivision development. If you have other suggestions for the meeting, please contact SRNA President Jack Harris: ArchJH@aol.com
- "Final" SRNA Meeting on Proposed Subdivision: Tuesday, 14 June 2005 The Supper Rock Neighborhood Association met at 7 pm on Tuesday, 14 June 2005 at the Providence Presbyterian Church on Encantado. Under consideration were responses to this SRNA Letter (here as PDF file) which was sent to the Developer Team following the 25 May meeting. The Developer Jude Baca has decided to partner with Mike Williams (the Builder of Ridgepointe) in lieu of RayLee Homes. Both Jude and Mike will attend this meeting with Consensus Planning and SRNA residents, and can get into details about the types of homes that will be built, and address the conditions as stated in the SRNA letter. Prior to the meeting, on Monday, 13 June 2005, Jude Baca provided the following response to the 12 conditions:
Hi Rob, here is my response to the 12 conditions outlined by the Supper Rock N/A. I will address them in numerical order.
1. We will assure no more than 27 units.
2. We cannot at this point give a breakdown on specific homes on specific lots. However, this is what the design guidelines will be for as it will determine what the minimums on any given lot can be.
3. We will work with SRNA on the guidelines
4. We will provide SRNA with notice.
5. We will assure all homes backing up to existing homes will be single story.
6. We will give a limited study on the number of vehicle traffic that this subdivision will create.
7. What hours of construction does SRNA recommend?
8. We will give written confirmation as soon as we get an answer from the State.
10. We agree to limit as much disturbance as possible. We have not yet gotten to the point where we have answers to these questions. We will keep SRNA informed.
12. I'm sure we will meet their guidelines, however we have not received copies of these C/R's as of this date.
Rob, please forward my response to SRNA. Thanks, Jude
- SRNA Meeting on Proposed Subdivision: Wednesday, 25 May 2005 The Supper Rock Neighborhood Association met with Consensus Planning and Developer Jude Baca at 7 pm on Wednesday, 25 May 2005 at the Providence Presbyterian Church on Encantado. The Developer Team including their Civil Engineer, Dennis Lorenz, provided an updated site plan to accompany their proposal. See the PDF file for the latest (posted: 26 May p.m.) site plan for this Wells Sandia Manor plat proposal. Please see the statement of support with conditions as voted in at the meeting of 25 May 2005. Also, you may wish to review these notes summarizing the 10 May meeting between residents and developers, which also link to the historic 1996 documents of a previous development proposal, titled "Berry Town."
- SRNA Meeting with our City Councilor was held: Tuesday, 10 May 2005 The Supper Rock Neighborhood Association met with City Councilor Tina Cummins at 7 pm on Tuesday, 10 May 2005 at the Providence Presbyterian Church on Encantado. See Agenda below. As described in the meeting notes, Tina answered residents' questions on many concerns. The meeting was chaired by SRNA President Jack Harris: ArchJH@aol.com
7 pm: Remarks by Tina Cummins, District 9 City Councilor
8 pm: Presentation by Consensus Planning: Proposed Development South of Arcadia Rd (Wells Sandia Manor)
Site Plan: drawing (PDF file, 500 KB) - requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
Site Plan: description: "Note cul-de-sacs at the ends of the stub-streets for refuse pick up and emergency access. The cul-de-sacs will require NMDOT approval, however, they have been cooperative in the past under similar circumstances."
- SRNA Park Clean-up: 30 April 2005 The Supper Rock Neighborhood Association annual Park clean-up was held on Saturday, 30 April 2005 from 9 am to 11 am at the Supper Rock Park. All 700 homes in the Neighborhood Association area were invited to help in the clean-up, by means of a post card sent to each resident. Refreshments were provided. Nine (9) residents actually showed up. As Cindy Harris said, "I look at it as giving two hours of your life once a year to make the Park a little cleaner."
- SRNA Board Meeting: 29 March 2005 A Supper Rock Neighborhood Association Board meeting was held as requested by Board President Jack Harris to discuss the results of the 11 Jan 2005 meeting. The meeting was Tuesday, 29 March 2005 at the Providence Presbyterian Church on Encantado. Agenda included:
Citywide April Clean up Day - Location (Foothills, Park, Bike Trail or other place?)
Supper Rock Park Issues
- SRNA Board Meeting: 11 January 2005 A special Neighborhood Association meeting was held on Tuesday, January 11, 2004 at 7 p.m. at the Providence Presbyterian Church on Encantado. A summary of the discussions concerning Park Security and Dogs off Leash Park are available here.
- Summaries from Calendar Year 2004
- Neighborhood Association Meeting: Tuesday, 9 November 2004, 7 pm.A special Neighborhood Association meeting was held on Tuesday, November 9, 2004 at 7 p.m. at the Providence Presbyterian Church on Encantado (just east of Lovelace Urgent Care). All are invited ! Please attend, learn the latest neighborhood information, and hear from Clay Gatewood, a special speaker from the City on Neighborhood Parks. Click for full Agenda in MS Word - and in PDF.
- Annual Meeting of the Supper Rock Neighborhood Association: Tuesday, 28 Sept 2004, 7 pm
The Annual Meeting of our Neighborhood Association will be held on Tuesday, September 28, 2004 at 7 p.m. at the Providence Presbyterian Church on Encantado (just east of Lovelace Urgent Care). Please attend, learn the latest neighborhood information, and register as an SRNA member for the upcoming year.
- Neighborhood Night Out: Tuesday, 3 August 2004, from 5 pm to 9 pm.The National Neighborhood Night Out this year is Tuesday, August 3, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The purpose is to bring neighbors together and decrease crime. It is conducted on a block by block basis.The City of Albuquerque is sponsoring a contest. The contest provides a way for neighborhood associations to to increase safety of our neighborhood, increase participation in our association and earn money for our treasury. PNM. is providing ten $100 prizes drawn at random.In order for our association to be eligible to win a cash prize, you must register your event with APD at 768-2200 or by e-mail at <firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, July 29. 2004.If you have any questions, please contact Steve Sink at 924-3605 or Deborah Nason at 924-3911.Thanks,Jack M. HarrisSRNA Board President
- Foothills Block Captain's Spring Meeting, 7 pm, 29 Mar 2004: held at the FootHills Substation (on Lomas just West of Tramway). The speaker will be officer Jesus Garay who is Commander of the Civilian Police Academy. Our Foothills Block Captain, Anne Hickman, has participated in the Academy and recommends it. You do not have to be a block captain to attend but we are always eager to have more block captains. If you have any questions, call or e-mail: Anne Hickman, Foothills Block Captain Chairperson, Phone 292-7035, or e-mail LaSasha198@aol.com .
- from Michael Brasher, County Commissioner District 5East Mountain Trails & Bikeways Master PlanPublic Meeting Tuesday, April 6, 20046:30 to 8:30 p.m.Los Vecinos Community Center478 1/2 Old Highway 66, Tijeras, NM"You are invited to the second of three public meetings designed to solicit your input in the development of an East Mountain Trails and Bikeways Master Plan, a new County Project.....More than 100 people came to the first public meeting in January, where they marked on a map trails they currently use and corridors where they would like future trails and bikeways. At this second meeting, consultants from Sites Southwest will present a map that consolidates all the suggestions. ...The project is designed to build a consensus among residents and other users for a trails and bikeways system in the East Mountain Area that will link to the Albuquerque Trails and Bikeways Facility Plan as well as the US Forest Service trail system and the Santa Fe County trails plan. The plan primarily will use public easements and rights-of-way to accomplish this. This project will also try to resolve conflicts among various users, such as hikers, equestrians, mountain bikers, motor cyclists, and Off-Highway vehicles.""For further information, please contact Clay Campbell at Bernalillo County Parks and Recreations Department, 111 Union Square SE, Suite 200, Albuquerque, NM 87102; Telephone: 314-0404 direct, 681-2616 cell, 314-0436 fax email@example.comHope to see you at the meeting, Michael Brasher"
Other News and Notices: (in Adobe Acrobat PDF format)
- Memorial Tree project - learn more about this SRNA Park Memorial, dedicated 24 April 2004
- Neighborhood News - latest newsletter from City of Albuquerque
- Your Curbside Trash Bin - information for SRNA residents (also here in MS Word Format .doc file version)
- Barking Dogs - what is the city ordinance on controlling dogs barking in the neighborhood? (also here in MS Word Format .doc file version)
- Alltel Communications Zoning Request - Your SRNA Board received a letter dated March 3, 2004 from Alltel Communications, 4520 Montgomery Blvd, NE, Suite 5, Albuquerque 87109 (Phone 975-3973) informing us that Alltel Communications will be applying for zoning approval to construct a telecommunications facility at 13432 Copper NE. An integrated block wall will enclose the equipment and their antennas will be concealed in a cylindrical pole, apparently of height 55 feet. Alltel provided photographs to indicate how the site will look. Alltel states, "The facility will be designed to fully comply with the zoning regulations governed by the City of Albuquerque for Wireless Telecommunications Facilities." If you have questions, you are directed to Les Gutierrez, Site Acquisition and Zoning Specialist for Alltel, at 975-3973. You could also contact the Planning and Zoning Division of the City of Albuquerque at 924-3335.
Archived News of Interest:
Minutes of the Annual SRNA meeting, 9 Sept 2003: (Adobe Acrobat PDF version) (Rich Text Format .rtf file version)
- Sound Barriers along Interstate-40- history of how they came to be
Agenda for the Board Meeting, 7 pm, 14 Oct 2003: (Rich Text Format .rtf file version)
- SRNA Board Meeting, 7 pm, 16 Mar 2004 - Agenda: (Adobe Acrobat .pdf version or Rich Text Format .rtf file version)
- City-Wide Block Captain Spring Meeting, 9 am, Saturday 20 Mar 2004: held at the Albuquerque Police Academy (2nd St.). Usually lasts about one and one-half hours, and all are welcome to participate. Topic: Panel discussion by city officials on domestic violence. Breakfast type snacks and coffee will be served.
Summaries from prior to Calendar Year 2004
Past Newsletters: The Supper Rock Sentinel was published during 2000 - 2001 as SRNA's newsletter; the newsletter started into publication again in Spring 2004 for an issue or two. It was sponsored by Greg and Debbie Lobberegt of Coldwell/Banker (Parnegg Metro) Realty (269-4734). Layout for these issues was by Rosemary Alvino (856-0291), who specializes in desktop publishing, ad writing, and public relation needs. These facilities are available to SRNA today - if you would like to help create the newsletter, please contact Board Member Cindy Harris.
Apparently, some of the apartment dwellers in the neighborhood area without secure mailboxes did not receive the newsletters - but we will always post the latest edition here, as well as past editions. These historic editions of the newsletter still provide information relevant to today's Association. They are provided in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format. If you need the Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can find it here .
Supper Rock Sentinel, Sept 2001
Supper Rock Sentinel, April 2000
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