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Cuatro Vientos/ Four Winds Park Public Meeting
Start Date/Time: Thursday, November 21, 2013 11:00 AM
End Date/Time: Thursday, November 21, 2013 12:00 PM
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
Come celebrate the Ground Breaking of Cuatro Vientos/Four Winds Park with District 3 Councilman Paul Lopez and Denver Parks and Recreation

DPR will begin construction of Cuatro Vientos/Four Winds Park in November 2013 with the park scheduled to be completed in mid summer 2014. Neighbors will see a new playground, sports field and walkways for all to enjoy. 

Please dress warm and come and enjoy hot beverages and snacks!

3800 West Alameda Ave
(Alameda and Newton)
Denver, CO 80219

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Rules, Regulations & Public Policy

Notice of Public Hearing

On Thursday, February 12, 2015, the Denver Parks and Recreation Advisory Board (DPRAB) will hold a public hearing and invite general comments on a proposed amendment to park use rules and regulations pertaining to Washington Park.  The DPRAB meets on the fourth floor of the Wellington Webb Municipal Building at 5:30 p.m.  Members of the general public are invited to speak during the hearing.  Interested parties must arrive prior to the start of the meeting to sign-up to speak.  The Wellington Webb Municipal Building is located at 201 W. Colfax Avenue, Denver.  

Washington Park Passive Recreation Use Areas Amendment

City & County of Denver
Department of Parks & Recreation
Notice of Public Hearing regarding
Proposed Changes to Rules and Regulations

Notice is hereby given that effective June 12, 2014 the Parks and Recreation Rules and Regulations amendments will be amended to address the following issues:

Marijuana. (39-10)  The prohibition of the consumption, use, display, transfer, distribution, sale, or growth of marijuana, as specified herein, is important to the safe and harmonious public use of Park Facilities.

8A.1: Violation: The consumption, use, display, transfer, distribution, sale, or growth of marijuana in a Park Facility is prohibited.

The Administrative Citation Rules and Regulations for the Denver Department of Parks and Regulations, as adopted May 11, 2012, are hereby amended with respect to Attachment B (Penalty Fines) to add the following fine for violation of Section 39-10(c), D.R.M.C., regarding marijuana, which fine is in accordance with Section 39-10(d), D.R.M.C.:

Section 39-10(c)
Marijuana     $150.00

The existing provisions in Attachment B pertaining to a second offense within one year and a third offense within one year shall be applicable to violations involving marijuana.

A copy of the Rules and Regulations, as amended, is on file with the Manager of Parks and Recreation and is available for public inspection on the website
. A public hearing will take place June 12 at 5:30 p.m. in the Wellington Webb Municipal Building located at 201 W Colfax Ave., 4th floor, room 4.F.6.

Manager, Parks and Recreation

This Policy is adopted by the Denver Department of Parks and Recreation (“DPR”) for the purpose of providing some clarity as to the designation status of and the protections afforded to Denver parks under the existing legal framework and to make clear the public process with respect to designation of Denver parks in accordance with the City Charter and City procedures.


Representatives to the Park Designation Steering Committee

Tentative list of Proposed Designations for spring 2014 - Round 3

Park Designation Policy (Draft)

The Plan identifies core services, points out duplication in services, recommends service provision strategies, and recommends resource allocation and pricing strategies. It enhances partnerships and helps meet the future needs of Denver residents, and those who work in and visit the community.

Full Report, June 10, 2013
Summary, June 10, 2013

Timeline (as of May 21, 2013)

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