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It’s time to celebrate! After many years of determination and hard work, we are excited to celebrate the opening of Denver Parks and Recreation’s newest state-of-the-art recreational facility. Please join us on January 8 at 3:00pm for the grand opening of the Carla Madison Recreation Center located on the corner of Colfax Ave. & Josephine St.
Denver’s Busiest Parks to Get More Rest Several of Denver’s largest and most used parks will continue to get rest periods during the busiest times of year. The city’s Park Rest Period initiative protects parks and maintains a balance between recreational use and public events. In 2017, Denver’s Parks and Rec instituted a trial program wherein public event permits were restricted in the city’s six busiest parks. During rest periods a park cannot be permitted for a public event. The rest periods, occurring between April 1st and October 31st, ranged from two to four weekends per month, depending on the specific needs of the park. Each year, the Denver Parks and Recreation Permit Office determines the exact rest dates after historical events are booked, but prior to the permit opening date in early November. These dates are published online with the Office of Special Events. If you have any concerns or comments please email Park.Permits@denvergov.org. Click Denver Parks and Rec Rental and Permits to learn more.
Now that your ballots have arrived , please take a minute to review these videos so that you can make an informed choice. Contained here are brief analysis of the Go-Bond initiatives, Green Roof Initiative and a forum of District 3 school board candidate and the At-Large Candidates for school board. Each video is about 30 minutes.
I wanted to update you on our water main project along Colorado Boulevard, Montview Boulevard and East 17th Avenue. The city has approved our permit and we have started moving equipment into the area of Colorado Boulevard and Colfax Avenue to start our work on Phase 1 of the project. For the next two months we will be moving north on Colorado Blvd. from Colfax Ave. to E 17th Ave. A map with our phases and timetable is attached.
Four years ago, teachers and parents at Teller Elementary School identified a need in their community and began building the Teller Backpack Friends program. Since then they have partnered with Congress Park Neighbors, Inc, Teller Elementary PTA, and Food Bank of the Rockies and grown the program to feed more than 80 people. You can help by donating to Congress Park Neighbors Teller Back Pack Pay Pal site.
The Green Team is excited to present a neighborhood-wide "Climate Action Forum" on Oct 6&7, 2017. Please join us in exploring how climate issues will affect us locally and what we can do together to take meaningful climate action here in our neighborhood. [dropshadowbox align="none" effect="lifted-both" width="auto" height="" background_color="#ffffff" border_width="1" border_color="#dddddd" ]Click here to download the flyer to share with your neighbors! CPN_ClimateActionForum_8.5x11 [/dropshadowbox]
The city and county of Denver hopes to have its new rec center at the northeast corner of Josephine Street and East Colfax Avenue open by December, said Cyndi Karvaski, spokeswoman with Denver Parks and Recreation. On a monthly basis, the center is expected to serve 35,000 people, including many students from the nearby East High School, Karvaski said in an email. Construction on the 69,000-square-foot Carla Madison Recreation Center began in November 2015. The center is expected to include a rooftop deck; two swimming pools; a gymnasium with a full-size basketball court and cardio-weight room; group exercise rooms; a multi-purpose room; a child watch area; outdoor amenities; community gathering spaces; and diverse programming that promotes healthy and active lifestyles.
The City of Denver is creating a plan for the East Central Area, which includes the neighborhoods along Colfax Avenue between Broadway and Colorado Boulevard. The City needs your help establishing the community’s vision for the next 20 years. Your participation is crucial for making sure the plan truly reflects the community’s hopes for the future. THIS WILL REPLACE THE CONGRESS PARK NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN
Denver Public Works invites you to come and learn about the plan to convert Congress Park Neighborhood to cart-based trash collection services. The service changes will take place in September 2017. Please attend the next informational meeting July 18 2017 6pm-7pm Teller Elementary Auditorium 1150 Garfield St.
The final rules incorporate the significant and major protections for residential neighborhoods which INC supported.. It should be noted that the final rules eliminated the requirement of a ventilation plan for vaping. The rules also include a provision for de-licensing which would allow for a liquor licensed establishment to designate a social consumption area in a liquor licensed establishment provided that alcohol is not being served.
Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic and challenges people to do something about it. Register for the "PlasticFreeJuly" Challenge and join the campaign to reduce the worldwide plastics problem! http://www.plasticfreejuly.org/register.html