BernCo Parks & Rec Open Space Events

BernCo Parks & Rec Open Space Events are coming your way this weekend!  Don’t miss them!

Rose Talk with ABQ Rose Society

Saturday, February 25 from 9-10:30 a.m. at Bachechi Open Space (9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW)

Roses bring beauty and elegance to Albuquerque and have a long tradition in the city. John Luceros and Andy Core from the Albuquerque Rose Society will lead a presentation on the best roses to select for this area, how to care for roses so they will thrive in your landscape, and the dos and don’ts of rose maintenance.

Traditional Music: The Roots of NM Culture

Sunday, February 26 from 1:00-2:30 at the Gutierrez-Hubbell House (6029 Isleta Blvd. SW)

Don Francisco takes us on a musical journey, with violin and guitar accompaniment, that will span the 18th century through the early 19th century. In a narrative format, Don Francisco depicts the anticipation of an upcoming musical event, such as a fiesta or wedding celebration.  We will be carried back in time to imagine the ambiance of early Spanish village social life and all the preparations for such a celebration.  The music features Valses, Polkas, Cunas, Varsovianas, and other special dances such as El Valse de los Paños, y Valse del Escoba, La Raspa, etc., hopefully to stir nostalgia and bring back many memories of our grandparents and great grandparents.

Mindfulness in Nature

Sunday, February 26 from 1-3 p.m. at Bachechi Open Space (9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW)

Take time out of your busy life to slow down and observe the wonders around you. It’s easy to lose touch and let life slip by if you don’t make the time and space to nourish the mind, body and soul. Featured speaker Mollie Parsons kicks off a Mindfulness in Nature Series at Bachechi Open Space by presenting skills and techniques for quieting the mind, deepening observations and understanding nature around you.

For more information about the Open Space properties and programs, visit

You can register for the programs by calling (505) 314-0398, or go on-line to  

(This information has been sent to you in the public interest by BernCo Neighborhood Coordination)

“Stuff the Truck” Habitat for Humanity Event

Sandia Heights “Stuff the Truck” Habitat for Humanity EventMarch 18th 8:30-11:30am

Pete Veres, local resident, will be hosting The Stuff the Truck Event to help Habitat for Humanity help others in the Greater Albuquerque Area. Feel free to bring your items to Sandia Heights Homeowners Association parking lot, 2-B San Rafael on Saturday March 18th from 8:30-11:30am. For a list of accepted items for donation please click on the Stuff-the-Truck-Flyer. Please contact Pete Veres at 505-362-2005 if you have any specific questions. Thank you for your support!

Procedures for Property Owners to Amend their Unit Covenants

The Sandia Heights Homeowners Association (SHHA) cannot modify or change any unit covenants.  Any covenant changes or modifications can only be done by the property owners within their individual unit. SHHA recognizes the right of property owners to amend the covenants of their units in accordance with procedures set forth in the covenants of each unit. SHHA has developed information to facilitate that process and to ensure that a proposed amendment is in agreement with established covenants. To avoid potential conflicts with the existing covenants, it is suggested that the proposed amendment(s) be presented to the SHHA Board of Directors for review prior to initiating a petition signature effort.

Click here for the information and steps to initiate a covenant amendment.


Zoning Decision on Microbrewery

The request for conditional use approval to allow the retail sale and manufacturing of beer and/or wine and on-site consumption without a restaurant on Lot 1B2, Pinon Square Subdivision, located at 7849 Tramway Blvd. NE,       zoned C1, containing approximately .96 acres BE DENIED.  Click here for the list of findings.

This decision of the Zoning Administrator may be appealed.   The applicant my file an appeal by 12:00 noon on March 2, 2017.   

2017 SHHA Annual Meeting PowerPoint Presentation

Thank you to all that attended the 2017 SHHA Annual Meeting February 4th. Board members are reviewing all questions or concerns presented at the Annual and Town Hall Meeting. The Board is putting together written responses to each item. We anticipate posting the questions with our written answers, reviewed by Board members, by the end of March. If you spoke and asked a question(s) or expressed concerns about a Sandia Heights neighborhood issue, please look for your answer(s) on the website.  In some cases, where the question or concern is about only one or two items, we may also be able to send the individual submitting the item a direct response. In addition, the Annual Meeting PowerPoint Presentation Slides have been posted to the website at the following link: 2017 Annual Meeting PowerPoint

High Finance & Santiago's Restaurant

The High Finance Restaurant has closed and demolition and reconstruction are underway with a planned opening of Spring or Early Summer 2018. High Finance and Santiago's is under new ownership which is no longer offering SHHA members discounts.

NOTICE: Tram Passes Will Be $6.00 Effective Jan. 1, 2017

Tram passes will be $6.00 per pass effective January 1, 2017 due to an increase in cost.

Let's Work Together To Help Protect Our Community-- a note from Sandia Heights Security

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Contact Info

Phone: (505) 797-7793
Fax: (505) 856-8544
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2-B San Rafael Avenue, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122

Office Hours

Monday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed 

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