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CHERRY CREEK VISTA PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT

Cherry Creek Vista Parks & Recreation District owns and maintains six tennis courts, a swimming pool, five parks, and four playgrounds. The District also maintains 2.6 miles of county rights-of-way along Havana Street, Orchard Road, and portions of Cherry Creek Drive. The District also maintains the adjacent brick privacy fence along those same rights-of-way.

Important Updates:

NOTICE OF SPECIAL VIRTUAL BOARD MEETING:

Tuesday, May 26th at 6:00 pm

Zoom access link, or dial 1-669-900-6833, PIN: 872-2301-0163#, Password: 05272020

Agenda

The Board will be considering the process and timing of reopening the parks and tennis courts, and discussing the 2020 pool season registration and schedule changes due to the health crisis.

TENNIS COURTS NOW OPEN!

The tennis courts will be open for recreational play beginning May 18th. Our goal is to provide a safe and clean environment in conjunction with accommodating the public health orders issued by Tri-County Health Department and Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, and adhering to the USTA recommendations.

Please review the NEW TENNIS COURT RULES.

ELECTION UPDATES:

Elections Unofficial Results for May 5, 2020.  Thank you to all who voted!!! 

MAIL BALLOT Election Notice: 

NOTICE OF MAIL BALLOT ELECTION CHERRY CREEK VISTA PARK AND RECREATION DISTRICT ARAPAHOE COUNTY, COLORADO

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, and, particularly, to the electors of the CHERRY CREEK VISTA PARK AND RECREATION DISTRICT, of ARAPAHOE County, Colorado.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a mail ballot election will be held on the 5th day of May 2020, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Mail ballots are required to be mailed to eligible electors between 22 and 15 days prior to Election Day (between April 13 and April 20). At said election, the electors of the District shall vote for:

Three (3) Directors who will each serve a three (3)-year term. The names of persons nominated as Director for a Three (3)-Year Term:

Dan Marks, Stephanie Kamlet, Howard Buchalter, and

District Ballot Issue A, certified by the Cherry Creek Vista Park and Recreation District.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that an eligible elector of said district, for the purpose of said election, is a person registered to vote and who has been a resident of the District, or who, or whose spouse or civil union partner, owns taxable real or personal property within the District, whether said person resides within the District or not, or a person who is obligated to pay taxes under a contract to purchase taxable property within the District shall be considered an owner of taxable property for the purpose of qualifying as an eligible elector.

Eligible electors of the CHERRY CREEK VISTA PARK AND RECREATION DISTRICT may apply for a mail ballot, drop off a voted ballot, beginning April 13, or request a replacement ballot at the following location or by contacting:

Sarah Shepherd, the District Designated Election Official (DEO), Physical Address: 1100 W. Littleton Blvd. #101, Littleton, CO 80120

Mailing address: P.O. Box 359, Littleton, Colorado 80160

Telephone: 303-482-1002; Email: sees@ccrider.us.

The Office of the Designated Election Official is open on the following days: Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. from April 13-May 4, 2020, and 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday May 5, 2020. Ballots must be received by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day, May 5, 2020.  This is the only drop-off location due to COVID-19.

Voters delivering ballots to the Arapahoe County Open Space Office are asked to enter the Main Entrance and to drop-off ballots in the ballot deposit box, and exit as quickly as possible due to ongoing health considerations. The local drop-off location is open on the following business days: April 227 – May 4, 2020, from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Please note that due to the ongoing health crisis in the State, drop off locations will be available as posted, and if any changes occur to the drop off hours and locations, those changes will be posted on the district’s website: ccvprd.org.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that an application for a mail-in ballot shall be filed with the Designated Election Official or county election offices no later than the close of business on April 27, 2020.

                                              CHERRY CREEK VISTA PARK AND RECREATION DISTRICT By: ___/s/,  Sarah Shepherd, Designated Election Official           

CRS 1-7-908 Election Notice to Create a Financial Obligation

ELECTION NOTICE CHERRY CREEK VISTA PARK AND RECREATION DISTRICT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Directors of the above referenced political subdivision (the “Political Subdivision”) of required information: PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK TO VIEW THE NOTICE

Financial Information Review: The Political Subdivision’s audited financial statements for the last four fiscal years, any management letters that have been made public and have been provided to the Political Subdivision by its auditors in connection with the preparation of its audits for the last four fiscal years, and the Political Subdivision’s budget for the current fiscal year may be reviewed by any person at the following location or locations: Cherry Creek Vista Park and Recreation District, 1100 W. Littleton Blvd. #101, Littleton, CO 80120, by emailing sees@ccrider.us or calling 303-482-1002.

Special Virtual Meeting April 9, 2020 at 3:00 pm. 

This special meeting is replacing the regular meeting scheduled for April 16, 2020.

Governor Polis Shelter in Place Orders for the State of Colorado. 

Park and Facility Closure Update re: COVID-19

March 19, 2020

Cherry Creek Vista Park and Recreation District’s contractors and service providers are all open and following safe practices to deliver daily activities and functions for your community.

The District’s Board wants to assure everyone that basic maintenance provided by JBK, MPM Recreation Management, Circuit Rider of Colorado and others will continue, so rest assured the park trash will be collected and we will begin facility opening for the season when it is safe to do so!

On March 10th, Gov. Jared Polis declared a “state of emergency” here in Colorado, and the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has risen past 160 since that time.

Please note that all facilities at the district will be closed until further notice. Walkways and fields are open for individual use, but groups should refrain from gathering until further notice.

We encourage people to not use tennis courts, playgrounds and other public spaces where transmission might occur. PLEASE NOTE THESE FACILITIES WILL NOT BE CLEANED. If you do choose to use these spaces, please take in to account these best practices:

  • The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Avoid sharing cups and eating utensils with others.

To keep your family, community and self safe, the board appreciates adult supervision while your kids are out of school and venture outside for needed activity and play to limit issues like potential exposure, vandalism, and especially to keep everyone healthy in our small community and beyond.

Additional information on COVID-19 is available by calling CO-Help at 303-389-1687 or 877-462-2911 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (including weekends) or by emailing COHELP@RMPDC.org. Answers are available in English, Spanish, Mandarin and other languages. Additional information is available online from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Thank you for your continued support and adherence to these requests.

Yours in health and safety,

The Board and Management for Cherry Creek Vista Park and Recreation District

If there is an emergency, injury or conflict at the park please contact the local Sheriff’s Department or call 911. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://citizenonlinereporting.arapahoegov.com/
Sheriff’s Office
Administration Building
13101 E. Broncos Parkway
Centennial, CO 80112

Non-Emergency Dispatch: 303-795-4711 or 911 emergency.

 

If there is an issue with an animal at any park facility, please contact the Sheriff’s department or report: http://www.arapahoegov.com/938/Animal-Complaints

Election Updates

Election Resolution for May 5, 2020

Election Notice for May 5, 2020

Dear Community Residents and Stakeholders:

Thank you very much to all those who participated in the long-range strategic planning process in 2019!  Whether you attended meetings, gave feedback at planning sessions, or helped with the community survey, your input was incredibly valuable. 

The photos above are an example digital rendering for potential renovations to the pool facility.

Community Room Addition Overview
 Size: Approximately 950 sq ft                               
Dimensions: Approximately 23ft x 42ft                                 
Capacity: Approximately 60-130 people
*Design is conceptual. All trees and shrubs are for context only.  Existing site conditions will not be changed.**All sizes and capacities are conceptual in nature. Additional design and research is required to determine final layout.
Additional Notes:  Existing landscape to remain / expand. Shade structures to remain / expand. Connect current snack area to new community space. Allow community room to be accessed year round. Possible addition of 1 bathroom. Remodel interior locker rooms. Remodel snack area, life guard space, and entry. Potential for more efficient appliances, fixtures, and solar. Potential to repair concrete issues in pool deck and stairs. Potential to remodel building exterior.

Please check out the District’s long range capital improvements plan that the community referred to the Board after a year long strategic planning process that identified high priority capital improvements:

Community survey results – regarding deferred maintenance and repair projects within the district.

Estimated costs for these priority projects:

CCVPRD LONG RANGE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS 2020 

 

Vista II Park:

Due to snow impacts, Goodland Construction plans to continue work when snow and ground thaw allow for sod and landscape material planting. Thank you for your continued patience!

Lakeview Park:

Thank you to all that attended the Lakeview Park dedication.  It was a great success.

Prairie Vista Park Goats:

Goat mowing was another success.  Thank you all for coming to see them and for your continued support.  We look forward to the goats visiting us again in the spring, check back here for more updates.

Cherry Creek Vista II Park (Sunrise Vista Park):
Construction is well underway for Vista II Park.  You can find Design Plans and an updated Timeline on the Vista II Park page.
Please avoid the construction zones during this project for your safety and efficiency of the project. Construction will include: full irrigation system replacement, new playground equipment, tennis court, culvert crossing, basketball court, pathways, benches, tables, landscaping and signage.
Thanks to our partners: Arapahoe County Open Space, for its grant funding this planning process, Cherry Creek Vista II HOA for the transfer of the park to the District, and to the park planning professionals and community members for making the park revitalization possible.
Vista II Grant Information: Vista II Project Grant Please note that the grant timeline was changed to 2018-2019 for all monthly date milestones due to property ownership title issues that are now clear, and the significant permitting and planning approvals related the culvert that is included in the plan. Please check out the park overview here.
For questions, please email sees@ccrider.us.

Lakeview Park:

Lakeview Cell Tower Update:

The Board has confirmed that the modified design is an expansion under the current lease agreement with the cell tower lessee, Crown Castle. Two additional providers will be added within the current leased area, which will include a larger service building and a mono-pine tower that will be located to the West of the building space, to replace the current flag pole tower. In consideration for the change in design and re-location of the tower, Crown Castle will be installing additional trees and shrubs surrounding the building. Once the design is submitted to Arapahoe County for approval, the submittal will be available here. Arapahoe County zoning, planning and official notices will be a part of this approval process, outside the purview of the district and its board.

Please note, the District was obligated to adhere to the terms of the current, which included this lease expansion option. Verizon Wireless is planning to occupy one of the new tower locations, and will present its anticipated coverage maps at the district’s October board meeting, scheduled on Monday, October 21, at 6 pm at the community meeting room, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 9300 E Belleview Road, Englewood, CO 80111.

Construction for Lakeview Park has been completed, save for a couple of signs still to be installed.  Just a reminder to let the district know if any of the new amenities appear to be damaged or defective during the 1-year warranty period on work. Thank you for your support and enjoy the park!  We are excited about the new improvements! 

You can find a copy of the Lakeview Park page to find more details on the project.

Peakview Park:

As you might be aware, a new fence has been constructed at Peakview Park. The District was not consulted on the construction of the fence. The District reached out to the City of Centennial and property owner, but due to the fact the fence falls on private property, the District’s perspective was not considered.

 

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