Building Code Board of Appeals looking for Citizen Members!

The Denver Building Board of appeals has openings for two citizen members and one citizen alternate. The “citizen” designation refers to local residents who are not architects, engineers, contractors or otherwise employed by the building industry. We’d love your help in getting the word out. Please forward the message below to your contacts and/or include in future newsletters. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

Join the BOA!

Denver’s Building Code Board of Appeals (BOA) is in search of a few good citizens! The BOA, which oversees appeals of building code-related decisions, is required to include two members and one alternate who have no job-related association with the building industry. So if you are not an architect, contractor, engineer or other building-related job holder, but you have an interest in Denver’s built environment, we invite you to apply for a board/commission appointment by following the instructions on the Mayor’s Boards & Commissions page.

Board members are paid $70 per meeting. The meetings are generally held once a month, on the fourth Thursday of each month, except in November and December, when the meeting is on the third Thursday of the month. Email: cpdcommunications@denvergov.org if you have any questions about board membership. Apply today!

Do you need to replace your home’s furnace or AC unit? Get a 15% discount on high-efficiency models through November 1st!

Denver Environmental Health and the Energy Efficiency Business Coalition launched a limited-time offer to make it easier and more affordable for Denver residents to upgrade to energy efficient furnaces and/or AC units.  Take advantage of this offer to save money on equipment now and on energy bills for years to come! All pricing includes standard installation.

  • 95% Efficient Furnace: Rheem Classic Series Multi Position Gas Furnace for $3,750

o   $662 has been discounted. Eligible for an additional $300 Xcel Energy rebate.

  • 14.5 SEER AC: Rheem Classic Series Air Conditioner for $4,726

o   $834 has been discounted. Eligible for additional $500 Xcel Energy rebate.

  • Furnace and AC Units can be purchased together for $7,630

o   $1,347 has been discounted and save another $846 when you purchase both. Eligible for an additional $800 Xcel Energy rebate

For more information and to participate, visit www.Denvergov.org/HomeEnergyDeals or call the Rheem Pro Partners directly at 720-204-3403.

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This Sunday — Race for the Cure! Watch for Street Closures.

DENVER, CO — This Sunday the Race for the Cure will be back in our neighborhood. Setup will begin on the Pepsi Center grounds on Friday, 9/23 and the event will wrap up on Sunday, 9/25 around 12:00pm. Don’t worry, the course was designed with the locals in mind! They have done their best possible job of minimally affecting traffic flow to your homes and businesses. We just ask that you please pay attention runners/walkers on roads during this time.

*The following streets will be closed on Sunday, September 25th from 4:00am to approximately 11:00am:
· Federal Boulevard from 20th Avenue to Colfax Avenue
· Auraria Parkway from I-25 to Speer Boulevard
· 7th St. from Walnut St. to Pepsi Center
· Colfax Avenue from Federal Boulevard to I-25
· North bound I-25 ramp to West bound Colfax Avenue
· South bound I-25 complete ramp closure at Colfax Avenue

Race Course map: http://colorado.info-komen.org/site/PageServer…

Event Time: 6:00am – 11:00am

For any other Race Day information, please visit their website:http://colorado.info-komen.org/site/TR?fr_id=6506&pg=entry

Broncos play this Sunday, Sept 18!! Parking Restrictions in place.

PARKING ADVISORY FROM DENVER PUBLIC WORKS

Parking Restrictions around Sports Authority Field at Mile High
for Broncos Game

DENVER, CO — This Sunday, the Denver Broncos will host a day game at home, which has Denver Public Works reminding drivers to have a game plan when it comes to parking. Be mindful and keep an eye on posted parking restrictions around the stadium. If you or guests are attending, please follow posted neighborhood parking restrictions.

On Street Parking
Denver Public Works Right of Way Enforcement Agents will enforce posted parking regulations in the area including surrounding neighborhoods during stadium events.

Posted signs in the stadium area restrict parking to vehicles with the correct residential parking permit posted in the window from 12:00PM to 9:00PM Sunday. Those vehicles that park without appropriate permits will be cited and towed to a temporary impound lot in Denver at 2000 W. 3rdAvenue.

If you are eligible for a Residential Parking Permit (RPP), please make sure your permits are current. To find out more, call 3-1-1 or click here.

Sports Authority Field at Mile High Parking
New this season, there will be handicap placard enforcement for all handicap parking lots on-site at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Anyone who would like to park in these lots will be asked to show proof of their handicap placard registration before they will be allowed to enter.

Off-Street Parking (parking lots)
Sports Authority Field at Mile High event attendees who choose to drive should also be cautious when utilizing a parking lot in the area.

Choose only those parking lot locations that 1) display a special event parking sign issued by the City & County of Denver, or 2) are existing approved parking lots clearly managed by reputable companies.
The signs display the seal of the City & County of Denver and include the address of the parking location. These signs were issued because of the proliferation of illegal parking lots taking drivers’ money, only to have the drivers return to their vehicles to find it ticketed and/or towed.

When parking in a lot with the City & County of Denver sign posted, drivers can be assured that they will be parked legally and are not in danger of tickets, tows or being “parked in” (blocked or trapped in a space by other vehicles).

Alternative Transportation
Use of public transportation to the game is encouraged. Sports Authority Field at Mile High is easily accessible by light rail or bus. Please check with RTD on schedules prior to planning your trip. Go to rtd-denver.com or call the RTD Telephone Information Center at 303-299-6000.

Sports Authority Field is also conveniently located adjacent to Denver bike paths, and the stadium is equipped with over three hundred individual bike racks. Check out www.denvergov.org/bikemaps to plan your route or pick up a free copy of the Denver Bike Map at your local recreation center or Denver City Council office.

For more information about Sports Authority Field at Mile High Events please visit http://www.sportsauthorityfieldatmilehigh.com/

This weekend in Jefferson Park!! The Blue Shoe Run for Prostate Cancer Saturday, September 10th, 2016

STREET CLOSURE ALERT

The seventh annual Blue Shoe Run for Prostate Cancer will be held on Saturday, September 10th at The Urology Center of Colorado. We encourage you to participate either by running/walking the event or by cheering on all of the participants who will be passing by that morning – please visit TheBlueShoeRun.com to register. Come out and help us make The Blue Shoe Run a fun event at which Denver residents and merchants work to improve local prostate cancer screening, community education and research programs.

This information outlines the impact the event will have on your access to streets surrounding your business or home on Saturday, September 10th. The following streets will be closed from 8:00 am
until approximately 9:00 am:
MILE HIGH STADIUM CIRCLE
WEST COLFAX AVENUE
WALNUT STREET
I-25 ON RAMP FROM 23RD AVENUE
23RD AVENUE BETWEEN DECATUR STREET & ELIOT STREET
CLAY STREET BETWEEN 23RD AVENUE AND MILE HIGH STADIUM CIRCLE

While local access and detour routes will be provided, you may want to schedule Saturday morning trips outside of this time period to minimize any inconvenience. Please pay attention to signs, barricades, and traffic direction for your safety and the safety of participants. Even if there are no signs near your vehicles, it would be greatly appreciated if you would move your vehicle off these streets before Saturday morning.

For additional information please reference www.TheBlueShoeRun.com or contact the Operations Director, Pat Downing, at (303) 520-6965 or pat@downingevents.com.

Thank you for your cooperation and support!

Get Ready for the Denver Broncos Home Opener — Thursday, Sept 8!!

PARKING ADVISORY FROM DENVER PUBLIC WORKS

Parking Restrictions around Sports Authority Field at Mile High
for Broncos Game
DENVER, CO — Football Season start this Thursday, the Denver Broncos will host an evening game at home, which has Denver Public Works reminding drivers to have a game plan when it comes to parking. Be mindful and keep an eye on posted parking restrictions around the stadium. If you or guests are attending, please follow posted neighborhood parking restrictions.

On Street Parking
Denver Public Works Right of Way Enforcement Agents will enforce posted parking regulations in the area including surrounding neighborhoods during stadium events.

Posted signs in the stadium area restrict parking to vehicles with the correct residential parking permit posted in the window from 12:00PM to 9:00PM Thursday. Those vehicles that park without appropriate permits will be cited and towed to a temporary impound lot in Denver at 2000 W. 3rdAvenue.

If you are eligible for a Residential Parking Permit (RPP), please make sure your permits are current. To find out more, call 3-1-1 or click here.

Sports Authority Field at Mile High Parking
New this season, there will be handicap placard enforcement for all handicap parking lots on-site at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Anyone who would like to park in these lots will be asked to show proof of their handicap placard registration before they will be allowed to enter.

Off-Street Parking (parking lots)
Sports Authority Field at Mile High event attendees who choose to drive should also be cautious when utilizing a parking lot in the area.

Choose only those parking lot locations that 1) display a special event parking sign issued by the City & County of Denver, or 2) are existing approved parking lots clearly managed by reputable companies.
The signs display the seal of the City & County of Denver and include the address of the parking location. These signs were issued because of the proliferation of illegal parking lots taking drivers’ money, only to have the drivers return to their vehicles to find it ticketed and/or towed.

When parking in a lot with the City & County of Denver sign posted, drivers can be assured that they will be parked legally and are not in danger of tickets, tows or being “parked in” (blocked or trapped in a space by other vehicles).

Alternative Transportation
Use of public transportation to the game is encouraged. Sports Authority Field at Mile High is easily accessible by light rail or bus. Please check with RTD on schedules prior to planning your trip. Go to rtd-denver.com or call the RTD Telephone Information Center at 303-299-6000.

Sports Authority Field is also conveniently located adjacent to Denver bike paths, and the stadium is equipped with over three hundred individual bike racks. Check out www.denvergov.org/bikemaps to plan your route or pick up a free copy of the Denver Bike Map at your local recreation center or Denver City Council office.

For more information about Sports Authority Field at Mile High Events please visit http://www.sportsauthorityfieldatmilehigh.com/

Check out JPUN’s September Newsletter!

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Specifically, don’t miss the following!
Jeff Park Farm and Flea – On September 10th, the Jefferson Park Farm & Flea will once again fill 25th Avenue with nearly 60 of Denver’s best makers, food vendors, crafters, as well as some fantastic Colorado grown produce. The event will also feature a mobile bike mechanic, food trucks, chickens and goats and adoptable dogs from the Dumb Friends League. The market will run from 9 am – 2 pm and is sponsored by Les Schwab Tire Centers and Doug Yetman from LIVE Urban Real Estate.To learn more visitwww.jpfeamarket.com  or contactinfo@jpfeamarket.com

Rezoning will be discussed at our September general membership meeting (Tuesday, September 13th at 6:30 PM, Riverside Church):
•  Rezoning the property at 2833 W 25th Avenue from residential to commercial
•  Expanding the business district east along 25th Avenue
•  What type of businesses make sense for that area?
•  How to have the right type of zoning for those businesses?
•  What is the future of 26th Avenue?

Federal Boulevard – The Federal Boulevard planning process hit its stride with the August release of a draft set of project priorities. Recommendations from the successful conclusion of the planning process will direct corridor improvement efforts for the next 20 years. As a once-in-a-generation opportunity to positively affect Federal redevelopment, the Federal Boulevard Partnership is sponsoring a public meeting to discuss and further prioritize the list of possible projects. The meeting is Thursday, September 22nd, 6:30 PM at the American GI Forum, 1717 Federal Blvd.