Process to select new elementary school sparks controversy

From Colorado Chalk Beat, April 18, 2018

Children’s Museum acquires more land at Gates-Crescent from Denver Parks and Recs

The project includes the acquisition of 4.1 acres of land from Denver Public Schools and a lease-purchase deal for 1.5 acres from Denver Parks and Recreation for a portion of Gates-Crescent park.

Inter-Neighborhood Parks and Rec Committee sent the following letter to Parks and Recs Manager Lauri Dannemiller expressing their objection.

Letter is here

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Can Denvers Neighborhoods Take Back City Hall?

The following editorial was published in the April Cherry Creek Chronicle

Denver has been described as a city of neighborhoods.  It has 78 recognized neighborhoods and many more registered neighborhood associations.  There is even an umbrella  organization called INC (Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation).  Because candidates when running for City Council court and are always deferential to neighborhood associations, many everyday citizens think that their neighborhood associations are highly influential regarding the actions of their elected representatives.  In the last few  years, neighborhood associations from Cherry Creek North to Hilltop to Mayfair to Congress Park to Crestmoor Park and across the City have had their innocence  badly shattered.

See the complete article here