Many residents of the Congress Park Neighborhood have experienced flooding, especially in the past few years. The neighborhood lies mostly within the Upper Montclair drainage basin, which stretches from Alameda Avenue on the south, to Colfax Avenue on the North. The City would like to develop a plan to fix or mitigate these flooding problems, and has set up a committee of residents to help do so. As a first step we are asking residents to give us some feedback about flooding personally encountered, over the past five or so years.
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Setting your purple cart out for collection every-other-week is just the beginning of the recycling process. After collection, Denver Recycles trucks and crew members transport your recyclables to a recycling processor for sorting and distribution to re-manufacturing outlets. This transportation component in the recycling process is no small undertaking when you consider that more than 1,000,000 pounds of recyclables are collected from Denver homes each week. Each truck and driver collect upwards of 1,000 carts every day.
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- January Calendar
- January Green Team Meeting
- Planning for 2nd Annual Congress Park Earth Day Festival
- CPN Green Business Workshop
- Historic Home Energy Efficiency WorkshopPreview
- Reminder – Denver TreeCycle Collections
- Help get the word out to our neighbors!
- SEED Circle – “The Problem with Plastics”
- Free Residential Solar Webinar Series
- Current and “In the works” Initiatives
- Neighborhood/Alley Cleanup Program – Organize Your Own!
- Rain Barrel Workshops
- March/April SEED Circle – Alternative Energy Options
- Help Wanted: CPN Green Team Steering Committee Members Search
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We will be closed December 26 – January 4.
We will reopen on Monday, January 9.
We also will be closed on Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr., day.
See our schedule of Classes for Spring and Fall
Register for two ADULT classes, get
your total registration fees
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District 10 City Council 2016 Report
2016 has been a busy and productive year throughout the City and especially in District 10. City Council has addressed many important City issues, such as new marijuana regulations, the short term rental program, storm water drainage project and fees implementation, affordable housing funding, and Citywide strategic planning processes onland use, transit / transportation / mobility, parks, and recreational resources – all of which impact our district.
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As Part of an online workshop series Congress Park sustainable neighbor Dr. Larry Grimm has interviewed professionals from two solar providers, Golden Solor and Sunrun. These recordings are available for anyone interested in learning more about the process and costs from two companies in the area.
No endorsement is intended or implied.
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The Neighborhood Planning Initiative (NPI) is a new commitment to cover 100% of the city with area plans. This will be achieved over a period of approximately 10-14 years, or faster if resources allow (under Denver’s current planning approach of conducting one or two neighborhood plans at a time, this would take approximately 78 years to achieve). Under the banner of NPI, area planning will occur according to a consistent, streamlined process common to all plans. The multi-year work program will occur according to a predictable schedule laid out in advance. Once 100% coverage of the city is achieved, NPI will continue by cycling back through and updating the completed plans for each area.
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Upcoming Meetings & Events
“Certifiably Green Denver” Project Meeting
CPNGT is teaming up with Denver’s “Certifiably Green Denver” to help Congress Park businesses Go Green! If you are interested in getting involved, come to our next meeting to learn more. All are welcome!
Date/Time: Thursday, Dec 8, 5:00-6:00 PM
Location: Capitol Heights Presbyterian Church, 11th & Fillmore
For more info: Liz Goehring (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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