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Date: August 2010

PLAN Active on Several Open Space Subjects

by Marilyn Mueller

PLAN Jeffco functions as more than just a watchdog group. It observes meetings of the Open Space Advisory Committee, participates in subcommittees and issues groups, proposes and works for important acquisitions, provides advice to the Open Space Program, helps solve problems and keeps citizens informed of what is going on in their Open Space Program. ... read more »

Date: August 2010

County Selects Tom Hoby as New Director of Open Space and Community Resources

Tom Hoby is not only our Open Space Director, he’s also the Director of the Community Resources Department. As such, he has executive oversight of the Boettcher Mansion, the CSU Extension, and the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. He brings to these jobs a very wide range of experience gained in his 29 years in the industry. ... read more »

Date: August 2010

Open Space Proposed 2011 Budget

Open Space creates its budget on a 5-year basis. This allows for planning of trail and park capital improvements. Revenues for the program are approximately $33,000,000 per year (2010) with a projected 2% annual growth. In addition Open Space may realize a $1,700,000 savings in 2010-2011 by refinancing the 2001 series of bonds this fall. ... read more »

Date: August 2010

2010 PLAN Jeffco Annual Dinner with the County Commissioners

Our new Open Space Director, Tom Hoby, will be our keynote speaker. We have invited him to speak about his long-range perspectives and strategies for Jeffco open space, to share his 5-year and 10-year goals, and to highlight what he sees as his priorities, and problems. We also want to know. how he sees the role of community organizations, and what can we do to help. ... read more »

Date: August 2010

County Commissioner Candidate Forum

Don Rosier, Republican Candidate and Kathy Hartman, Democratic Candidate. Your opportunity to ask questions and hear the candidates’ points of view. Because we need to know about the candidates for our Board of County Commissioners before we vote! ... read more »

Date: August 2010

Tookie Scherder, 2010's Newest OSAC Member

Tookie Scherder 2010 Newest OSAC Member Every morning, as she drives down from Pine to her job with an engineering firm in Morrison, Tookie Scherder is reminded anew of why she moved to Colorado, and ultimately into the Foothills. "When I first moved to Colorado," says Scherder, "I lived near the Tech Center. I would drive across town to the open spaces of Jefferson County, just because they’re so beautiful, and for a runner, the trails are just wonderful." ... read more »

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