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Date: May 2016

Save the Dates for In Plein Sight - Art in Open Air for Jeffco Open Spaces

In Plein Sight - PLAN Jeffco is excited to announce a series of events to celebrate the beauty of our open space in September & October 2016 - become a sponsor today! The preparations for the In Plein Sight series of events this September and October are proceeding rapidly. We are anticipating up to 27 artists painting in Jefferson County Open Space during the week of October 4 to 8.

The week of painting will be proceeded by a three week exhibit of paintings of Jefferson County Open Space parks from a private collection in the Government Center Rotunda.

The paintings by the Plein Air artists will be available for viewing and purchase at the Golden Community Center on October 8 and 9.

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Date: May 2016

Coal Creek Canyon Park Expansion

Coal Creek Canyon Park Expansion

On December 15, 2011 Open Space closed on the 613-acre Booth-Rogers property. The Northeast portion of the property is adjacent to the undeveloped Coal Creek Canyon Park and the South boundary connected to White Ranch Park via two trail easements. The property at one time was much larger and served as a cattle ranch. It had been in the ... read more »

Date: May 2016

Local Park and Nonprofit Grants

The December OSAC meeting was devoted to hearing presentations from cities, park districts, and non-profits to receive grants in 2016. The grants then were discussed during the January meeting Study Session and then considered for approval at the January Regular meeting.

There was $453,000 available for grants from the Jefferson County Conservation Trust Fund (Colorado Lottery Proceeds). The grants approved by OSAC and later by the Commissioners included ... read more »

Date: May 2016

Jefferson Parkway Update

by Richard Sugg

In July of 2015 the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) told the WestConnect Coalition Steering Committee that the proposed 10.5 mile Jefferson Parkway (JP) toll road is a privately funded project. The Coalition's members include Jefferson County, City of Arvada, City and County of Broomfield, City of Golden, City of Lakewood, and Town of Morrison. The Coalition was formed to study options for completing a "Western Beltway" that includes segments from C-470 in Golden along the SH-93 corridor and through north Jeffco to the NW Parkway. Since the inception of the JP project the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA); whose members are Jefferson County, Arvada, and City and County of Broomfield; have said that it would be built by private investors and that state taxpayer ... read more »

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