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For Immediate Release  • March 8, 2013
Staff Contact: Paula Fitzgerald, Parks/Open Space Project Manager, 303-651-8448

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Next Greenway Meeting Scheduled; Fill Out the Online Survey


MARCH 8, 2013 - The third in a series of five public meetings to discuss the St. Vrain Greenway Phase 11 (Pavlakis District Park) is scheduled for Thursday, March 21, from 6 to 8 pm at the Sunset Campus Building located at 7 South Sunset St. The public will have the opportunity to review concept plans for park improvements and provide input on preferred amenities.

Concept Plans & Web Survey

Two concept plans have been developed for public review & comment through an online survey available from Wednesday March 13, through Sunday March 31.

This project is on a 58 acre site is located between Main and Martin Streets and along the St. Vrain Creek. It will become Longmont's next District Park and trailhead to the St Vrain Greenway trail system. A District Park is a park type that is focused on special and unique features of the site. Typical amenities include fishing, boating, hiking, and wildlife viewing. Examples of other Longmont District Parks include Golden Ponds, Izaak Walton Pond, Union Reservoir, Rogers Grove, McIntosh Lake and Jim Hamm Pond.

Pavlakis District Park Background:

Five public meetings are planned for 2013 to discuss the proposed park. The second project meeting was held on February 21, 2013. Background, site analysis, information regarding a unique population of fish found in this reach of the St Vrain Creek, and a preference exercise were provided at the meeting.

If you need day-care, special assistance or translation in order to attend the meeting, please call Maria Tostado at 303-651-8601.

Once the public meetings are concluded, Staff will present the plan to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and City Council for formal adoption.


Meeting # Date Time Place Topic
1 - (complete) Was held 4/26/2012   Sunset Campus Initial public input on appropriate amenities (Project was put on hold soon after this meeting, so Meeting #2 will be a recap of Meeting 1, with new information & repeated opportunity for input)
2 - Project Restart Thursday February 21 6 - 8 PM

Sunset Campus

Review work to date, site issues & provide input for appropriate amenities

3 Thursday March 21 6 - 8 PM

Sunset Campus

Review Concept plans and provide input
4 Thursday April 25 6 - 8 PM Sunset Campus Review Draft Master Plan and provide input
5 Monday May 13 7 PM City Council Chambers Present Draft Master Plan to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
6 TBD     Present Draft Master Plan to City Council for formal approval

*All meetings will be held at Parks Administration Sunset Campus building: 7 South Sunset Street, Longmont unless otherwise noted. The Sunset Campus building is west across Sunset Street from Izaak Walton Pond