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For Immediate Release  • January 31, 2013
Staff Contact: Paula Fitzgerald, Parks/Open Space Project Manager, 303-651-8448

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City of Longmont


Public Invited to Discuss Pavlakis District Park Plan


JANUARY 31, 2013 - The second in a series of five public meetings to discuss the St. Vrain Greenway Phase 11 (Pavlakis District Park) is scheduled on Thursday, February 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 work to date, hear about site issues & provide input for appropriate amenities.

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 first project meeting was held on April 26, 2012. Background, site analysis, information from Colorado Parks and Wildlife staff regarding a unique population of fish found in this reach of the St Vrain Creek, and a preference exercise were provided at the meeting.See schedule below.

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

Once the above 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