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News: Features & Opinions Archive (2007)
Date: October 2007
Joint Venture Grants
On January 11, 2007, OSAC met to hear requests for Joint Venture Grants and Conservation Trust Fund Awards. Open Space budgets $2,000,000 each year to be used
for Joint Venture grants with the cities and park and recreation districts. The Board of County Commissioners allocated $150,000 of Conservation Trust Funds (the County’s share of lottery funds) for OSAC to distribute to park and recreation districts and appropriate non-profit organizations.
2007 Joint Venture Grants include:
Arvada: $250,000 for Phase II soccer fields at Long Lake Park.
Columbine Knolls: $89,092 for pool house roof and \improvements and parking lot repairs.
Evergreen Park: $200,000 for Phase II recreation center renovation.
Foothills Parl: $330,233 for Clement Park repairs, playground replacement, and improvements to the Village Green at Easton Regional Park.
Golden: $147,250 for light at Lions Park and amenities at the new Rooney Sports Complex.
Lakewood: $400,000 for Phase I improvements to Ray Ross Park.
Normandy Estates: $20,000 for pool slide and water features.
North Jeffco: $75,000 for ADA renovations at the tennis center.
Pleasant View: $32,050 for a trail connection to the Community Park.
Prospect: $100,000 for Phase II of Crestview Park.
Westminster: $200,000 for restroom and trail at Standley Lake Park campground and trail improvements at Kensington Park.
Wheat Ridge: $116,375 for restroom and concession building at Creekside Park.
Conservation Trust Fund Awards:
Beaver Ranch Community, Inc.: $14,000 for fencing playground and flooring upgrades to lodge floors.
Friends of Dinosaur ridge: $20,000 for shelter on Triceratops Trail on Fossil Trace Golf Course.
Humphrey Memorial Park: $11,500 for restroom and event tent.
Pleasant View: $19,500 for park amenities.
Prospect Park: $15,000 for playground irrigation at Prospect Arena.
Senior Resource Center: $20,000 for parking lot renovation at Yellow House in Evergreen.
South Suburban Park: $10,000 for playground improvements.
The Butterfly Pavilion: $10,000 for plant materials for Discovery Garden.
West Denver Trout Unlimited: $30,000 for stream restoration of Clear Creek.
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