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Cherry Creek Dam Water Control Plan Modification Study

(HR) Cherry Creek Dam. Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post

Cherry Creek Dam.
Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post

Monday, January 11, 2016 6:17 AM Subject: Cherry Creek Dam Water
Control Plan Modification Study – Public Meeting (January 26, 2016)

Good morning,

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District will hold a public meeting
on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 6-8pm to gather input on modifying the
Cherry Creek Dam Water Control Plan to release more water from the dam
during extreme flooding events. The meeting will be held at the King Center
Recital Hall on the Auraria Campus, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver, Colorado.
Vouchers will be provided for free parking in the 7th Street Parking Garage
located next to the King Center. The Tivoli Parking Garage will also be
available as free overflow parking

There will be a brief presentation at 6:30pm followed by a question and
answer session and an open house. During the open house, you will have an
opportunity to talk with Corps team members about the proposed Water Control
Plan modifications and provide your input on potential impacts. You will
also be able to speak with officials from the Denver Office of Emergency
Management Homeland Security to learn more about that agency’s mission to
protect public safety and find out more information about how to develop a
personal action plan in the event of an emergency.

Input on the proposed Cherry Creek Water Control Plan modifications may be
submitted at the public meeting, emailed to
or mailed to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District; CENWO-ED-HA;
ATTN: Katie Seefus; 1616 Capitol Avenue; Omaha, NE 68102-4901. Comments on the study must be postmarked or received by February 26, 2016.

For more information about the Cherry Creek Dam Project area, visit

Please feel free to share this invitation with anyone who might be
interested in attending.


Jennifer Salak
Outreach Specialist
Planning Branch
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District
1616 Capitol Avenue
Omaha, NE 68102

Please join us at the parade

Notice to All our Volunteers:
Denver’s Saint Patrick’s Parade is the Largest Parade west of the Mississippi River. Congratulations! You and Friends Of Denver Parks will march with over 200,000 spectators in attendance!  Pray for sunshine and warm weather!!!!
Join Friends Of Denver Parks for a tail gating munchies at 9 AM!!!  Water, muffins and hot coffee will be served!
1.  Please arrive at Coors Field at 9 AM or shortly afterward.  We are set to begin marching at 10 AM.  The parade will go till  1 PM or a little later.
2.  Please dress in layers and wear comfortable shoes.
3.  Bring gloves to hold signs without chaffing.
4.  If you have a green OWL T-shirt, please wear it, if you do not – there will be some available for a suggested donation of $20
5.   Water will be provided before and during the parade.

6.  If you feel the creative urge – make your own sign to express yourself!  Remember -Denver will be listening!!!



Green Shirt Alert St Patrick’s Parade

hat.hoot.owl1Green Shirt Alert* St Patrick’s Day Parade Info
Friends of Denver Parks and the Owl Team would like as many supporters as possible to march with us in the St Patrick Day Parade
Do you have a green shirt?
Are you an honorary member?
Would you like to have a day of fun and support Friends of Denver Parks.
Come Along and lets have some fun.
Everyone is welcome
When: March 15, 2014
Entry Name: Friends of Denver Parks
Cell Phone Contact: 970-331-6641

Your Unit Number: 2-53
Your Staging Address is:   253 “Dublin Street”

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