Congratulations to a job well done. News from our friends in Jeff Co
The property at 2090 S. Wright St. has been saved from development!! The land can ONLY be used for Parkland/Open Space.
THE RECENT THREAT OF AN APPEAL HAS BEEN HALTED BY A VOTE OF THE JEFFERSON COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD!!
This means the 26 month battle to save the Open Space is WON and DONE!!
The 2090 Coalition Supporters are made up of Green Mountain Village, Heritage West, and Bear Creek Village residents along with supporters of Open Space, who are all dedicated to the preservation of the Hutchinson Park Community
Attached is judgment of the Jefferson County District Court holding that there was common law dedication of open space park and that a vote of the people is required before a school can be built on this land
See judgment here.
The Colorado Court of Appeals ordered expedited briefing in the case of Friends of Denver Parks v. City of Denver and DPS.
The appeal raises the issue of whether Hampden Heights North Park could be traded to DPS without a vote of the people as required by Charter section 2.4.5.
We expect a decision by the end of the year. A copy of the Court’s Order is attached.
Attachment Order For Expedited Briefing