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Nancy Sharpe on the importance of trails and open spaces

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER In a presentation to the Greenwood Village City Council on July 19, Nancy Sharpe, current Arapahoe County commissioner and former GV mayor, talked about the significant value that the residents of Arapahoe County, including Greenwood Village, receive from the county $0.025 percent open spaces sales and use tax. The tax was …

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Elimination of all plastic bags for groceries is coming in 2024

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER For environmental and now legal reasons, Coloradans may as well just get used to bringing their own bags with them when they go shopping. Since July 1, Denver grocery stores have been required to charge ten cents for every single-use plastic bag it provides its customers to take home their purchases. …

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GV struggles with policy for ground mounted solar panels – Part I

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER The Greenwood VillageCity Council has been trying without success for more than six months to agree on a policy for regulating ground-mounted and pole-mounted solar panel arrays in the city. GV does not limit roof-mounted solar panels in any way. Until recently, it had permitted ground and pole-mounted solar arrays under …

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SALUTING THOSE WHO SERVE

Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Daniel Rosenbaugh, a native of Littleton, Colorado, makes a boatswain pipe call via the ship’s announcement system aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77), June 14, 2021. O’Kane is currently underway conducting routine maritime operations in U.S. 3rd Fleet. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jasen …

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CHV holds grand opening celebration for John Meade Park and Alan Hutto Memorial Commons

By Freda MiklinGovernmental Reporter On Saturday morning, June 26, Cherry Hills Village held a grand opening celebration for John Meade Park and Alan Hutto Memorial Commons at 2450 E. Quincy Avenue, adjacent to CHV City Hall. Although the area was completed and opened to the public last September, the official grand opening was delayed because …

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