opic: 80216 – The Health of Our Children
Lloyd Burton – Sierra Club on 1-70,received bad news from the judge on the lawsuit and thinking about a motion to reconsider Random samples need to be taken of soil on dates not known to contractors. He also shared that the national air quality averages though there, can have human health impacts, especially for people with conditions like asthma, are still an issue even if the ratings are lower than standards.
Suncor received approval to manufacture Hydrogen Cynide
Fred Weiss and Laura Morales of DPR distributed copies of Proposed Revisions of the DPR Alcohol Policy, and a “Tentative Timeline” showing the draft policy to be completed May 1, public hearing at Parks/Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB) June 13, draft finalized June 27, PRAB vote July 11 with public notification of result July 12. As the proposals were enumerated, attendees raised well considered questions, concerns, and reports of particularly event-related problems encountered with the present regulations (3.2 beer only), expecting these problems would be more prevalent with additional liquor (including hard liquor).
The March 24 2018 Zoning and Planning Committee meeting featured a presentation on the effort to update the 2000 Comprehensive Plan, a discussion about the recently-formed Group Living Advisory Committee, and the Downtown Area Plan Amendment related to the Central Platte Valley and Auraria, which were not addressed in detail by the 2007 Downtown Area Plan.
If you haven’t heard, Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) has a plan to expand the sale and service of alcohol in ALL Denver parks, “in an effort to simplify how rules and regulations are enforced at DPR facilities across the city.”
DPR has also posted a survey. Please take it by April 20, 2018
Main purpose – Public Education & Information Sharing Open monthly meeting with Tech updates
“Shine the Light”
Committee reports/updates – what is “important?” Around the Neighborhoods
Suggested forums: (forums need outside participation) Neighborhood Plans – CPD has all neighborhood plans Elitches
Different Point of View on Planning Healthy City
Impressed? Hey! The Grandoozy’s set for Overland Golf Course in September. Join your favorite 80,000 best friends for two days of whatever amazement/bands/”experiences” they have there. Arrive by drone and let it hover. Denver Visitor fellow exclaimed reassuringly that everything Mr. Superfly is planning is Us—Denver. Not You? But think of your fat wallet from the Economic Impact-Ahh. Or write letters, urge other “improvements” or—move on along to? Gotta love Colorado. Still, we begin to see why the Governor is thinking of moving on to the peace and quiet of Washington, D.C