Spring Clean Up — May 23

It’s that time of the year again! To clean out your closets, the back yard, the storage shed and even the driveway. The annual cleanup for this year will be held on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015.

The procedure has changed a bit. The County truck will be driving up and down the streets starting at 8:00 a.m. in the morning and will only do one run per street, so your items need to be at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 23rd. The truck will NOT go to anyone’s home after they have made the run of that street.

Make sure you have your items at the curb by 7:00 a.m. in the morning of May 23rd.
If you do not need curb pick up, you may bring your items to the Wells Park Community Center parking lot (Rosemont and 5th) by 11:00 a.m. and your items will be disposed properly. We will not take anything after 11:00 a.m. The project finishes at exactly 11:00 a.m.

Items that will NOT be accepted are: Cement, Paint, Oil, Dirt, Rocks or Bricks, Solvents, and Large Tree Stumps.

Items that will be accepted are: Refrigerators, Swamp coolers, stoves, televisions, odd and ends, yard debris, tree cuttings in bundles and old rugs.

Boundaries: Mountain Rd to I-40 and 1st St to 12th St.

Questions on Clean-up project contact:

Becky @ 363-2078 or Susie @ 363-2079

A special “Thank you” to Mr. Rick Miera, the City of Albuquerque and the Bernalillo County department for the use of the Dump Trucks and drivers involved with this project.

Beautification tips:

  • Remove weeds from the front of your home and in front of home between curb and street and driveway.
  • Sweep/hose down in your front yard and between the front of your home and the curb and your driveway.
  • Keep trees and shrubs trimmed.
  • Trim the trees around the house and put them in small bundles call 311 and they will pick them up.

Who Litters and Why do they Litter?

The largest contributors to roadside litter are motorists and pedestrians. Research has also discovered that age, not gender, is a significant predictor of how individuals litter. Persons under the age of 30 were found to be more likely to litter than older individuals.

Why do individuals litter?

  • People choose to litter.
  • People are more likely to litter in an environment that they consider littered.
  • When individuals feel no sense of ownership for their surroundings they tend to litter.

What You Can Do to Prevent Litter
Each person must choose to make the conscience decision to not litter. Changing a behavior starts with you. Making the choice to take responsibility for your actions will help to reduce litter and influence those around you to change their behavior.

Start with the following:

    • Make a choice not to litter.
    • Join together with family and friends in making a behavioral change.
    • Remind others why they should not litter.
    • Volunteer in your community to help clean up litter.
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Reminder: Zoning and Planning Workshops

The City is having six Community Workshops to get your input on the City’s effort to update the Albuquerque–Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan. Come and share your ideas about how the City and County should look, feel and grow!

The first two workshops’ focus is county-wide. These two workshops are identical to each other, except that May 20th’s will be facilitated in both English and Spanish, with interpreters available.

Wednesday, May 20, 5:30 – 7:30 — Albuqerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan Workshop (County Wide Focus). Location: Los Griegos Health & Social Services Center, 1231 Candelaria NW. This workshop will be facilitated in both English and Spanish, with interpreters available. For more information click here.

Thursday, May 21, 5:30 – 7:30 — Albuqerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan Workshop (County Wide Focus). Location: Hiland Theater, 4800 Central Ave. SE. This will be a repeat of May 20th’s workshop. For more information click here.

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City Council Meeting on Monday, May 18 re: Sawmill Wells Park Area Traffic Plan

WHEN: Mon, May 18, 5:00 PM

WHERE: Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center, 1 Civic Plaza NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102

RE: A city council meeting will be held on Monday, May 18 at 5PM. The Sawmill/Wells Park Area Traffic Plan is on the agenda.

MORE INFO: https://www.cabq.gov/council/find-your-councilor/district-2/projects-planning-efforts-district-2/sawmill-wells-park-area-traffic-plan

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Meeting Agenda for May 12, 2015

Wells Park Neighborhood Association
May 12, 2015
6:30 PM
Wells Park Community Center 5th and Mountain

  1. Introductions – 5 Min.
  2. Approve Agenda, Approve Minutes
  3. Police Report – 10 min
  4. Clean-up Day Planning [brochure printing, distribution, etc.] – Becky
  5. Oral History Project – Lila
  6. Accountant Search – Doreen
  7. Funds from Movies – Becky
  8. City /County Comprehensive Plan Update – Doreen and Catherine
  9. Traffic Section Update of Wells Park/Sawmill Sector Plan – Lila
  10. Using the Sector Plan as a Vision for Wells Park – Mark + Doreen
  11. Old Business
  12. New Business
  13. Public Comment
  14. Next Meeting
  15. Adjourn

** Thank you for attending the Wells Park Neighborhood Association monthly Board of Directors meeting. To ensure an efficient and productive meeting, association members, and other members of the public may address the board during the public comment section of the meeting or when recognized by the chair. Members of the board shall conduct all motions, seconds, discussion and voting.   The public, with board approval may suggest agenda items. Thank you for attending and your interest in the Wells Park Neighborhood.

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City Council Meeting on Monday 5/4 re: Sawmill Wells Park Area Traffic Plan

WHEN: Mon, May 4, 5:00 PM

WHERE: Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center, 1 Civic Plaza NW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102

RE: A city council meeting will be held on Monday, May 4 at 5PM. The Sawmill/Wells Park Area Traffic Plan is on the agenda.

MORE INFO: https://www.cabq.gov/council/find-your-councilor/district-2/projects-planning-efforts-district-2/sawmill-wells-park-area-traffic-plan

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Survey for Albuquerque Comprehensive Plan Update

The City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County are just beginning “ABC to Z,” a project with two parts:  (1) to update the joint Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan and (2) to redraft zoning and development regulations for the City of Albuquerque (but not Bernalillo County).  For more detailed information, please visit www.ABC-Zone.com.

This 15-question is to ensure that this project reflects the values and priorities of citizens throughout the City and County.  The survey will be used to inform six community workshops in May and June 2015 for the Comp Plan, and to inform the creation of a new Integrated Development Code for the City.

http://www.abc-zone.com/abc-z-community-survey-1

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Your input wanted on zoning & planning

Save the Date! Starting in May the City will have six Community Workshops. These Workshops will ask for your input on the effort of the City to update the Albuquerque – Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan. Come and share your ideas about how the City and County should look, feel and grow!

Zoning Comprehensive Plan community workshops

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