District Court Decision on City Park Golf Course (CPGC)

CITY PARK FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact: LaMone Noles President, City Park Friends and Neighbors 720 988-4433 President@CPFAN.org http://www.cpfan.org Twitter: @cpfan_dnver Face Book:https://www.facebook.com/CityParkFAN/ District Court Decision on City Park Golf Course (CPGC) Thursday, October 26– Today’s Ruling in MacFarlane vs. City & County of Denver, issued on very narrow legal grounds, was a loss for thousands of parks advocates and their efforts over recent years to preserve existing Denver parks, increase the amount of park acreage per resident, and limit the discretion of the Director to alter a park’s purpose. This ruling, however, will

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EMERGENCY! CPGC TREES MARKED FOR DESTRUCTION

CITY TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING TONIGHT AND SATURDAY! COME   Oct 12, 2017 — Trees in City Park Golf Course from Colorado Blvd. to York St. are banded with yellow tape, marked for imminent death ( within the next few days) You can help to stop this destruction. The city is holding public meeting tonight, Thursday, and Saturday morning to hear what YOU have to say about their plans to destroy historic City Park Golf Course and hundreds of trees. PLEASE SHOW UP. BE VOCAL. RALLY YOUR FRIENDS. DON”T BE SILENCED. CLICK HERE FOR MEETING DETAILS: http://mailchi.mp/20de8794e99b/emergency-cpgc-trees-marked-for-destruction-city-to-hold-public-meeting-tonight-and-saturday-come 630 total views, no views

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Four Days In Court, A Recollection

 By: Christine O’Connor Overview: During the four day J. D. MacFarlane vs. City & County of Denver trial, the City continued to dig itself deeper and deeper into a hole. What came through loud and clear —and which will persist regardless of the final opinion in the case — is that the City looked very foolish for pushing forward with a $45 Million “golf course redesign project” on the most urban and most treasured golf course in Denver in order to support its obligations to CDOT. Here is a concise timeline of how this project evolved for NEW Ditch the

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UPDATE:TRIAL TO SAVE CPGC FROM DESTRUCTION DAY#2

Another big thanks to the crowd (somewhat smaller, could use some new faces Wednesday or Thursday!) who sat for parts of the J.D. MacFarlane vs. City & County of Denver trial today!  We will start Wednesday at 9 am, 1437 Bannock, Courtroom 269. Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Aaron Goldhamer and Tony Vaida continued to present the Plaintiffs’ case Tuesday in Judge David Goldberg’s Courtroom.   Tuesday’s first witness  — put on the stand as part of the Plaintiffs’ case — was Director of Parks & Recreation Happy Haynes, and she was asked numerous tough questions about her knowledge of parks’ policies such as the 2001 City Park Master Plan which recommends Preservation for

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