Recent Past Association Leadership Accomplishments

  • 2021/22 Block Watch Grant Award awarded June 2022.

  • 2020/21 Block Watch Grant Award awarded June 2021

Pictured above from left to right: Laura Pastor, Destyn Moreno (past DNPNA president), Mandel Moreno (BW block captain), Heather Finden (DNPNA Vice President).

  • Recognized as outstanding Neighborhood Association for 2020 at Vice Mayor Laura Pastor’s Celebration Breakfast (Sept 2021).



  • Worked with residents to have new planted Ash trees (historic to our neighborhood) along Virginia Ave 1500 and 1600 block (2020-2021)

  • Collaborating with neighborhoods across the state and within our historic districts challenging State and local zoning change legislation (HB2674) that would have taken our current zoning protections away (2022).

  • Working with other historic district neighborhoods to reduce speeds along 15th Ave and add pedestrian crosswalks (2021- present).

  • Challenging a demolition permit of a contributing home to be turned into a parking lot on Encanto Blvd which will affect our historic designation as well as traffic safety and nuisance issues (2022- ongoing).

  • Challenged small wireless installations on or near private property in historic designated neighborhoods (2021-2022).

  • Wanrack Telecom Fiber Optic Line (2020) for the Franklin School would have caused aggressive and destructive boring under private property along 15th Ave, Encanto Blvd and 17th Ave. Due to the challenge, it was redesigned and moved away from private property and placed under 15th Ave, Encanto and 17th Ave.