February 2017

Annual NPNA Membership Meeting will be held on Sunday, March 26, 2017 From 3:00-5:00 pm at the Tennis Club of Albuquerque , 2901 Indian School NE. Come meet your neighbors!

From the Board Susan Bennett NPNA President 350-3848

The NPNA Board met on February 7th. The meeting was conducted by Tony Prosser because Susan Bennett could not attend.

The first Chat in the Park was held on January 26th. Nine members and four NPNA board members were present to discuss ideas for activities in Netherwood Park. A more active park is a safer park. The second Chat in the Park will be held on Sunday, February 26th at 2:00pm. Meet NPNA board members under the Netherwood Park sign. All neighbors are invited to attend and present their ideas

The house on Harold NE has long been the ugly duckling of our neighborhood. The house was recently brought by TAL Reality that has plans to transform it and place it on the market in time for the summer selling season.

You will want to attend the NPNA Membership meeting on Sunday, March 26th at the Tennis Club. Among the speakers will be Bernalillo County Commissioner Maggie Hart Stubbins and New Mexico State Auditor Tim Keller. Mr. Keller will be speaking about duties and responsivities of the State Auditor’s office. The March issue of the NPNA Newsletter will have more details on this meeting.

Wanted: Neighbors willing to serve on the NPNA Board. There are two openings at present. Make a positive difference in your neighborhood! Contact Susan Bennett at 350-3848 for more information.

There were three auto break-ins and two auto thiefs in our neighborhood in January.


Treasurer’s Report-John Vittal, NPNA Treasurer 266-0882

Thank you to those who renewed their memberships during January.


The NPNA bank balance on February 9, 2017 was $2855.33 Please note that NPNA annual dues are $10 per household Send them with this form to John Vittal at 1737 Miracerros Pl. NE. Please include your email address. Please make checks payable to NPNA.


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Neighborhood Notes

The Netherwood Park Book Club will meet on Thursday, February 23rd. Call Mary Lipscomb at 255-4031 for all the details. Members discuss books that they have read and enjoyed.

NextDoor Netherwood Park now has 250 members or about 21% of the households in our area. NextDoor has proven to be an effective, quick way to alert neighbors about everything from suspicious activity to missing pets in our area. For more information, go to

Workers from Trees Inc. were seen cutting branches away from power lines in the Urban Forest during the week of February 6th.

The November, 2016 issue of the NPNA Newsletter mentioned a project undertaken by graduate students from the UNM School of Architecture and Planning Historic Preservation Institute. This three-year project is now on hold until the fall semester. Chuck Maguire and John Vittal hope to present a project update during the March 26th NPNA membership meeting.

The Crime Prevention Division of the Albuquerque Police Department reminds everyone that there is an increase in mail thief during the income tax season. Your W-2 form, 1099s and other important tax preparation documents are just what mail thieves are looking for so they can steal your identity. Be sure to pick up your mail daily from your mailbox.

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