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ADDITIONAL NEWS YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN:
On Friday July 21, The of City of Denver’s Motion for Summary Judgment regarding Placement of Stormwater Facility in City Park Golf Course was denied. This means that the law suit brought by Attorney Aaron Goodhamer will go to trial beginning August 21.
The suit alleges that the planned project—which will be funded by a large stormwater fee is designed to protect and shift the burden of paying for stormwater protection for I-70 and other public and private development from the builders onto Denver’s ratepayers. The lawsuit also alleges that the project’s use of designated parkland is not for park purposes and therefore contravenes the Denver City Charter, the Denver Zoning Code, and common law governing the municipal use of parkland. More information can be found at http://www.cpfan.org . Information can also be found at www.denverinc.org and by searching for “aaron goldhamer”.
There will be a one-hour courtesy public hearing Monday, July 24, 2017, introduction of Council Resolution 17-0687 regarding the three-day Overland Golf Course Music Festival The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. and will be held in the City & County Building, 1437 Bannock Street, Council Chambers, Room 450. You may sign-up to speak as early as 5:00 p.m. in Room 451 or during the recess of Council.
Please send comments whether in favor or opposed to your council person.
The proposed 5year contract is found here:
Information is still being obtained concerning the Park Hill Golf Club. A survey was designed by The Clayton Foundation to
The survey can be found at http://www.denverinc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Clayton-survey-results-power-point-V3-June-2017.pdf. Other new and related documents can be found at http://www.denverinc.org/documents-regarding-park-hill-golfcourse/
***NOTE from INC PARC regarding this survey from DPR. Before responding please check the number of events scheduled for these parks regional parks.***
Survey Link: www.surveymonkey.com/r/RestPeriodDPR
In order to help protect park resources and maintain balance between recreational use and public events, a rest period was implemented for the 2016 permit season in Denver’s seven busiest parks. This pilot program was originally planned for April 1-October 31, 2016, but was extended to the same time period in 2017 in order to obtain meaningful feedback and determine any adjustments needed for 2018. Rest periods ranged from 2 to 4 weekend days per month (see this link for details). In addition, the 5th weekend in a month was not booked for public events (with exceptions for historical priority events), and no new events were booked on Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day.
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