Lights in the Heights Winners Announced

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Last month the UHCA Lights in the Heights Committee toured the neighborhood to vote on the best lights for 2015. Award categories were chosen to reflect the diversity of homes and light displays, which resulted in a greater number of awards and categories. The Committee proudly presents the 2015 Lights in the Heights Awards:

* 4067-4079 Normal Street: Best Complex.
* 4350 Proctor Place: Best White Lights.
* 4002 Park Boulevard Suite, B2 (Bear Hair): Best Business.
* 4445 Maryland Street: “Treetacular” Display.
* 1021 Hayes Street: Best Terraced Display.
* 2012 Lincoln Avenue: Best Linear Design.
* 1917 Madison Avenue: The University Heights Community Spirit Award.
* 818 Madison Avenue: Best Design.
* 4373 Cleveland: “Did Someone Say Bacon?” Award.
* 1804 Meade Avenue: Hall of Fame Award.
* 4545 Rhode Island: “It Takes a Village” Award.
* 1629 Madison Avenue: Most Distinctive Display.
* 988 Johnson Avenue: Most Playful Display.
* 4500 Block of New York Street: Best Block.

Certificates will be delivered in person to the winners within the next few weeks. Thanks to all who decorated their houses and helped spread joy through UH this season. For photos, please visit our Facebook page.

Take Back The Point
In our February community meeting, we will be discussing a resident-crafted proposal to curb crime at The Point and reviewing results from a recent input survey on the topic. Over the past two years, there has been a marked increase in observed and reported criminal activities involving drug usage and dealing, alcohol, assault, and prostitution in UH Zone 1. Indeed, the relative quiet, isolation, and beautiful vistas afforded by Zone 1’s location abutting canyons on virtually all sides has become a double-edged sword. Much of the activity is centered on The Point and the streets that lead to The Point. The residents surrounding The Point have put together a proposal, which would ban alcohol and restrict usage of The Point during certain hours. Learn more by downloading the full proposal.

Learn More About Proposed Water Rate Hike
For those who would like more details on the proposed increase to potable water rates as discussed in our November meeting, please download the presentation reviewed by Lee Ann Jones-Santos of the SD Public Utilities Department, or email her directly.

See the results from the survey on bonus densities and one planning group distributed at our October meeting.

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