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Greenwood Village

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GOVERNMENT

MAYOR RON reports

Ron Rakowsky

rrakowsky@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-486-5741

GREENWOOD

VILLAGE DAY

If you attended Greenwood Village

Day in July, I hope you had a great

time like I did. The event this year

was extra special for me as it was my

last Greenwood Village Day as your

Mayor. The Parks, Trails, and

Recreation staff

did a superb job

of bringing it all

together to make

this event the

best one yet! I

want to thank

every resident

that attended for

your thoughtful

comments and heartfelt

recognition during the event. There are no words to express

how appreciative I am of being able to serve as your Mayor

for eight and 2/3 years and living in this community for 31

years. The people of this community are truly the reason why

Greenwood Village is a special place. Thank you so much!

BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY

Whether your student is headed back to elementary, middle,

or high school, August can be an exciting, yet busy, time for

everyone as they prepare for another year of learning. With

all the fun and excitement, I want to ensure parents, as well

as students, are aware of back to school safety tips to start the

new school year right. You can find these important tips,

provided by your Police Department on pages 8 and 9 of this

Newsletter. If you ever have any concerns related to your

child’s safety, including traffic safety around schools, please

don’t hesitate to contact your designated Police School

Resource Officer or the Police Department at 303-773-2525.

RECOGNIZING VILLAGE HEROES

Congratulations to Greenwood Village resident of 24 years,

Janet Fuqua, our latest Village Hero!

Janet is the best neighbor anyone could ever ask for! Some

things Janet does for the community include:

• preparing meals for needy people;

• taking care of dogs and houses;

• picking up trash wherever she walks;

• knowing the landscape crews in the Village;

• saying hello to every person she walks by and knowing

every dog by name;

• teaching hundreds of Village kids at Whee Preschool. It’s

hard for her to go anywhere without a “Hi Mrs. Fuqua”

shout from a current or former student;

• encouraging the youth running on the paths with “good

job, keep it going!”;

Police School Resource Officers with Cherry Creek High School

marching band.

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GOVERNMENT

CITY council

NOT SURE WHO YOUR

ELECTED OFFICIALS ARE?

Obtain a list of your state and national government

representatives at www.arapahoevotes.com

DISTRICT 1 DISTRICT 2 DISTRICT 3 DISTRICT 4

Dave Bullock

dbullock@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4137

Anne Ingebretsen

aingebretsen@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4135

Steve Moran

smoran@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4133

Judith Hilton

jhilton@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4131

Jerry Presley

jpresley@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4138

Dave Kerber

dkerber@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4136

George Lantz

glantz@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4134

Thomas Dougherty

tdougherty@

greenwoodvillage.com

303-804-4132

• being a real community builder, without asking for

recognition; and

• walking 365 days a year with her sweet dog, Alpine.

Thank you Janet for making a difference in the Greenwood

Village community!

If you would like to nominate a Village Hero — someone

who has done a great deed or made a remarkable

contribution in the Village in a big or small way, please send

your nomination to mgallegos@greenwoodvillage.com. We

want to make sure these people’s stories of making a positive

impact in Greenwood Village do not go unnoticed. For

questions, please call 303-486-5749.

INTRODUCING OUR GVPD

PUBLIC SAFETY BROS

If you are an avid follower of Greenwood Village social

media, you have seen our famous Police Department Public

Safety Bros — School Resource Officer Rodney Valenzuela

and 9-1-1 Center Supervisor Mike Stewart. They are the

online faces of the Police Department and have been working

to deliver important messages that are educational and

informative in a fun, yet interesting manner. We hope you

enjoy the Public Safety Bros format and we look forward to

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MAYOR RON REPORTS

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their presence on social media in the months to come. You

may also see them at some special events in the Village.

If you are not following Greenwood Village on social media,

here are five good reasons to hop on board.

1. Be the first to hear about Greenwood Village issues, events

and activities.

2. Keep yourself up-to-date on what’s happening in the

community right now.

3. Learn important safety and life tips.

RAMBLE WITH RON

Due to health issues, Ramble with Ron will be suspended until

later this summer. If you have some ideas or suggestions about

living or working in Greenwood Village that you would like to

share with Mayor Ron Rakowsky, send him an email at

rrakowsky@greenwoodvillage.com or call the Mayor’s Office

at 303-486-5745.

4. Easily connect with us where and when it’s most

convenient for you.

5. Get immediate breaking news and alerts. GV

Twitter

www.twitter.com/greenwoodgov

Facebook

www.facebook.com/greenwoodgov/

Instagram

www.instagram.com/cityofgreenwoodvillage

LinkedIn

www.linkedin.com/cityofgreenwoodvillage

YouTube

www.YouTube.com/greenwoodvillage

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VILLAGE CALENDAR

Visit

WWW.GREENWOODVILLAGE.COM

for more information

Information is subject to change

september 2019

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

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Labor Day

Holiday

Village Facilities

Closed

P&Z Commission

7 p.m.

City Hall

NO TRASH SERVICE

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City Council

Study Session

6 p.m.

Meeting

7 p.m.

City Hall

PTR Commission

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City Hall

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City Council

Study Session

6 p.m.

City Hall

★ SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD RECYCLING ★

P&Z Commission

7 p.m.

City Hall

GVAHC Meeting

6 p.m.

Curtis Center

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25 26

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PTR Commission

7 p.m.

City Hall

BOAA Meeting

6:30 p.m.

City Hall

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GOVERNMENT

Greenwood Village

Don’t have Comcast cable?

You can watch GVTV 8 programs on the

Village Website at greenwoodvillage.com

or on The City of Greenwood

Village Channel on YouTube.

AVAILABLE ON COMCAST CABLE IN GREENWOOD VILLAGE, GVTV CHANNEL 8 IS AVAILABLE 24 HOURS A DAY,

SEVEN DAYS A WEEK PROVIDING PROGRAMMING REGARDING IMPORTANT LOCAL, STATE AND NATIONAL TOPICS.

NEW IN AUGUST!

SAFETY MATTERS — With Public Safety Bros

The dynamic duo is back and ready to share some pertinent safety

tips to keep you and your family safe.

VILLAGE EATS COOKING SHOW — In this case, see why too many

cooks in the kitchen can be a good thing.

GV KIDS, INK! ® NEWS — Community Garden

Get your green thumbs out and take a trip to a commercial

building in the Village that’s turning over dirt for total wellness.

GV KIDS, INK! ® NEWS — Greenwood Village Day

It’s time to make some noise at Village Greens Park for the most

favorite event of the year in Greenwood Village.

JULY PROGRAMS

VILLAGE EATS COOKING SHOW — Two restaurant owners in GV

share their time on the next episode of Village Eats.

GV KIDS, INK! ® NEWS — Heroes With Paws

Join your favorite Police K-9s of the Greenwood Village Police

Department and the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office with a special

event honoring these special, four-legged friends.

GV KIDS, INK! ® NEWS — Meet The Minis Of GV

Whether you’re an equestrian, an avid horse lover, or you never

really gave horses that much thought, you may now.

GV KIDS, INK! ® NEWS — Paws In The Park

See what doggone time you missed at the 2nd Annual Paws in the

Park at Westlands Park.

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GOVERNMENT

GREENWOOD VILLAGE

MUNICIPAL

election

NOVEMBER 5, 2019

This year, the City Council designated the Village’s Regular

Municipal Election to be a coordinated election with

Arapahoe County. Arapahoe County is conducting the

November 5, 2019 Coordinated Election as a Mail Ballot

Election.

REGISTER TO VOTE ONLINE

If you have a Colorado State driver’s license or ID card issued

by the Department of Revenue you may register to vote,

change your address, update your current registration or

check the status your registration online at

www.govotecolorado.com. The last day to register to vote

online for the coordinated election is October 28, 2019.

REGISTER TO VOTE IN-PERSON

You may also request and submit a Voter Registration Form

at any office of the County Clerk and Recorder or the City

of Greenwood Village. You may also register to vote inperson

through a voter registration drive in your community.

You may also register to vote in-person at any one of

Arapahoe County’s Voter Service and Polling Centers

through 7 p.m. on Election Day.

A Voter Confirmation Card will be mailed to you

approximately 2-3 weeks after your application form is

processed.

In order to register to vote in Greenwood Village, you must

be:

• At least 16 years of age. (You must be 18 years of age by

the date of the election in order to vote.)

• A citizen of the United States;

• A resident of the State of Colorado for 22 days prior to

the election.

MAIL BALLOTS

Ballots will be mailed beginning October 14 to active

registered voters who live in Greenwood Village. If you have

not received a ballot by October 28, please call Arapahoe

County Elections at 303-795-4511 to update your

registration and request one be mailed to you. Ballots will

not be mailed after October 28. Ballots are not forwarded by

the U.S. Postal Service.

ABSENTEE MAIL BALLOTS

If you will be out of town and unable to receive your ballot

at your registered address you may change your address by

completing the “Change in Voter Registration Information”

form from Arapahoe County. The form is online at

www.arapahoevotes.com or you may vote early at a Voter

Service and Polling Center beginning October 28, 2019.

VOTER SERVICE AND POLLING CENTERS

Voter Service and Polling Centers will open eight days

(October 28, 2019) prior to and including Election Day,

except for Sunday, November 3, 2019. Voters will be able to

drop off their mail ballots, register to vote or cast their vote

in person at a Voter Service and Polling Center. Greenwood

Village City Hall has a 24 hour/7 day drop off box in the

east parking lot to accept mail ballots.

CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE INFORMATION

Greenwood Village has prepared its comprehensive Election

information and Candidate Guide to help ensure that Village

residents are informed regarding Council candidates and the

Village’s 2019 Election. This Information Guide is available

from the City Clerk’s office at City Hall.

The nomination petition process is the first step in becoming

a candidate. Nomination petition forms are available in the

City Clerk’s Office. A candidate must possess the following

qualifications to run for office: be a United States Citizen; be

a registered elector; be 18 years of age by Election Day; and

have lived in the Village and the specific District for one year

immediately preceding the election.

Candidates for the office of City Council must be nominated

by at least twenty (20) registered electors from such district.

Candidates for the office of Mayor must be nominated by at

least fifty (50) registered electors from the Village.

WRITE-IN CANDIDATES

If you desire to be a write-in candidate for this election,

an affidavit of intent must be filed with the City Clerk by

the person whose name is written in by the close of business

on August 30, 2019. No write-in vote for any municipal

office shall be counted unless an affidavit of intent of the

write-in candidate has been filed. Village Residency and

age requirements to hold any municipal office must still be

met.

For additional information regarding candidacy, election

forms and filing requirements, please call the Election

Hotline at 303-804-4113. GV

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GOVERNMENT

ENSURING A SAFE

community

The Greenwood Village Police Department works to protect residents and businesses from crime, but to effectively sustain a crime-free

environment requires an active, engaged, and aware community. Remember — the most important single act you can do is to be aware of

your surroundings at all times and call the Police to report crimes or suspicious activities! As an observer, if the situation doesn’t look or

feel right, it probably is not. By going with your instincts, your actions could help deter a crime in progress or save the life of a neighbor.

BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY

TRAVELING TO AND FROM SCHOOL

School Bus

• If your child’s school bus has lap/shoulder seat belts, make

sure your child uses one at all times when in the bus.

• Wait for the bus to stop before approaching it from the

curb.

• Do not move around on the bus.

• Check to see that no other traffic is coming before

crossing the street.

• Make sure to always remain in clear view of the bus driver.

• Tell your child not to bend down in front of the bus to tie

shoes or pick up objects, as the driver may not see him

before starting to move.

• Children should always board and exit the bus at locations

that provide safe access to the bus or to the school

building.

Cars

• All passengers should wear a seat belt and/or use an ageand

size-appropriate car safety seat or booster seat.

• All children younger than 13 years of age should ride in

the rear seat of vehicles. If you must drive more children

than can fit in the rear seat (when carpooling, for

example), move the front-seat passenger’s seat as far back

as possible and have the child ride in a booster seat if the

seat belts do not fit properly without it.

• Require seat belt use and limit the number of teen

passengers. Do not allow eating, drinking, cell phone

conversations or texting to prevent driver distraction; and

limit nighttime driving and driving in inclement weather.

Bicycles

• Always wear a bicycle helmet, no matter how short or

long the ride.

• Ride on the right, in the same direction as auto traffic.

• Use appropriate hand signals, and respect traffic lights and

stop signs.

• Wear bright colored clothing to increase visibility.

Walking To School

• Make sure your child’s walk to a school is a safe route with

well-trained adult crossing guards at every intersection.

Make sure your child walks to school on a safe route and always

with at least one other child.

• Carefully consider whether or not your child is ready to

walk to school without adult supervision.

• Brightly colored clothing will make your child more

visible to drivers.

• Teach your child never to talk to strangers or accept rides

or gifts from strangers. Remember, a stranger is anyone

you or your children don’t know well or don’t trust.

• Be sure that your child knows his or her home phone

number and address, your work number, the number of

another trusted adult and how to call 911 for emergencies.

BULLYING

When Your Child Is Bullied

• Help your child learn how to respond by looking the

bully in the eye, stand tall and stay calm, and walk away.

• Teach your child when and how to ask for help and make

friends with others.

• Alert school officials to the problems and work with them

on solutions.

• Make sure an adult who knows about the bullying can

watch out for your child’s safety and well-being when you

cannot be there.

When Your Child Is The Bully

• Be sure your child knows that bullying is never OK.

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• When the traffic lights go to yellow is the time to slow

down and prepare to stop. Please don’t drive to beat the

lights. They are timed based on the speed limits and

traffic. When you rush one light you often just get

stopped at the next one.

• Be patient, be aware. Many people are distracted in these

hurried times. Make sure the intersection is clear of people

and traffic before going ahead, even if you do have a green

light.

• Right on Red. Where allowed, and not all intersections

are clear for right on red, the car at the red light does not

have the right of way. Cars turning on arrows, or going

with the flow of traffic always have the right of way.

Drivers should be cautious when driving around schools and

obey all traffic regulations for the safety of students.

• Set firm and consistent limits on your child’s

aggressive behavior.

• Be a positive role model, and use effective,

non-physical discipline, such as loss of

privileges.

• Develop practical solutions with the school

principal, teachers, counselors, and parents

of the children your child has bullied.

DRIVERS IN SCHOOL ZONES

• The Flashing Yellow Light, School Zone

areas indicate that traffic must slow

down from the beginning of the lights

until the next speed limit sign or signage

that indicates the school zone has ended.

School Zone times vary, and it is the

driver’s responsibility to be aware and drive

according to the posted signs and lights.

• Fines are doubled in school zones.

• Stop for school buses. Colorado law

dictates a driver of a vehicle, upon meeting

from either direction any school bus which

has stopped and has activated its red

flashing lights, is required to stop the

vehicle. Drivers do not need to stop for a

school bus upon meeting or passing a

school bus which is on a different roadway.

School bus drivers are authorized to report

violators to the appropriate law

enforcement agency who may issue a

citation on the basis of the information

provided.

• Remember that the sun can obscure your

vision any time of the year. Use visors

and sunglasses to reduce glare and make it

easier to see pedestrians.

• Pedestrians, once in a crosswalk, have

the right of way. If you maintain a safe

speed for conditions and foot traffic you

should have plenty of time to slow down

and stop safely.

For more information on back to school safety tips or rules

for drivers in school zones, please call the Police Department

at 303-773-2525. GV

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GOVERNMENT

OUR NATURAL

environment

WATER QUALITY:

EVERYONE

PLAYS A PART

The Village is a beautiful place to live,

work and play. We enjoy parks, trails,

open space and drainageways,

including streams and ponds, and the

entire community takes pride in

protecting and preserving our natural

environment. However, maintaining a

high quality environment is no small

task, especially when it comes to our

surface water resources and water

quality. Although the Village works

together with residents and businesses

to protect these valuable resources to

maintain quality of life, we need your

help to continue to make it better.

Water quality is important for all,

whether you drink, fish, swim or enjoy

a walk along a drainageway, we all play

a role in keeping our environment

clean and free of pollutants.

WHAT IS STORMWATER?

Perhaps one of the greatest impacts to

surface water resources is pollutants in

stormwater runoff. Stormwater runoff

occurs when rain or snowmelt flows

over impervious (non-absorbent)

surfaces such as rooftops, driveways,

parking lots, and streets. This runoff

moves over these impervious surfaces

and makes it way to storm drains, and

eventually drainageways, streams and

ponds. The runoff picks up trash,

sediment, chemicals (fertilizers,

herbicides, pesticides, oil, etc.), pet

waste, and other pollutants and

deposits them directly into water

bodies that we use for fishing,

swimming and drinking. These

pollutants can also affect aquatic

habitat and wildlife. Stormwater

runoff is not cleaned in a water

treatment plant like the water used in

your home so it is important to reduce

the chances of pollutants becoming

accidentally or intentionally

introduced into our surface water and

environment.

ELIMINATING

ILLICIT DISCHARGE

An illicit discharge occurs when

something other than stormwater is

allowed to enter the storm drainage

system. The term “illicit discharge”

generally refers to any discharge to the

storm drain system that is not

composed entirely of stormwater. The

cause can be intentional such as when

someone deliberately dumps

chemicals, waste or trash into the

storm drain. Illicit discharges can be

accidental (from a sanitary sewer or

grease trap overflow or motor vehicle

accident) and unintentional, when

people leave household chemicals,

grass clippings or pet waste in an area

where stormwater may carry the

contaminant to the storm drain.

There are allowable non-stormwater

discharges that can be discharged into

the storm drain. These include but are

not limited to potable water sources

including firefighting activities that do

not contain hazardous materials, street

sweeper wash water, landscape

irrigation, dechlorinated swimming

pool discharges, uncontaminated sump

pumps/foundation drains, water line

flushing, agricultural stormwater

runoff, diverted stream flows,

uncontaminated groundwater and

others listed in the Villages’ municipal

code. The Village has a regulatory

mechanism that includes enforcement

actions and trained staff to detect

pollutants, but also relies on residents

and businesses to report suspicious

activity that may contribute to an

illicit discharge.

The goal of the Village’s illicit

discharge detection and elimination

system is to reduce the frequency and

environmental impacts of illicit

discharges that are accidentally or

intentionally dumped into the storm

drain system.

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

Becoming aware of the outcome of

everyday activities will reduce the

chances of pollutants becoming

accidentally introduced into our water

and the environment. As Village

residents, each of us can play a role in

protecting our water and the

environment. The next time you see

water runoff during a snow or rain

event, think about the people

downstream who count on us for clean

water and wildlife that depend on it

for their survival, just as the people

upstream affect the water you drink

and use as well.

• Never dump anything down a

storm drain.

• Ensure carpet cleaners and mobile

pet washing operations dispose of

wastewater to an indoor drain or

drain to a landscape area where the

water can infiltrate.

• Dechlorinate pool water before

draining and try to divert the flow

to a landscape area to allow the

water to infiltrate into the ground.

Ensure that no downstream

flooding or erosion occurs.

• It’s more convenient than ever to

recycle paint products in Colorado.

Participate in PaintCare Colorado

to dispose and recycle your unused

paint materials. Visit

www.paintcare.org or call

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855-724-6809 to locate a retailer

near you. If you have leftover latex

or water based paint, you can also

dry it out or fill it with kitty litter

and once absorbed, set into the

trash for pickup.

• Participate in the Village’s

Household Hazardous Waste

curbside pickup by calling

800-449-7587. Visit

www.greenwoodvillage.com for a

list of acceptable items for pickup.

• Pick up and properly dispose of pet

waste. Pet waste stations can be

found along Village parks and trails.

• Keep your street clean of debris and

litter by keeping waste receptacle

lids secured.

• Properly dispose of yard waste by

mulching or bagging leaves and

grass clippings and do not sweep or

blow yard waste into the street or

gutter.

• Avoid excessive use of yard

chemicals, use phosphorous free

fertilizers and perform a soil test

before application. Read labels,

apply sparingly — more is not

better. Ensure that grass clippings

are swept back onto the grass and

not in the street.

• Use phosphorous free soaps when

washing your car and let the water

drain to a landscape area. Consider

using a commercial car wash, which

conserves water and sends used water

to the wastewater treatment plant.

PLEASE REPORT

ILLEGAL DUMPING

In order to keep our environment

clean and to protect our high quality

of life, please report any suspected

illegal dumping or illicit discharge by

calling Greenwood Village Public

Works at 303-708-6100 during

normal business hours. After normal

business hours, please call Police

Dispatch at 303-773-2525.

How to detect an illicit discharge:

Visual observations of anyone

dumping ANY substance into a storm

drain inlet or into the flow line along

the curb and gutter on any street.

Keep your safety in mind and if

possible, record the location, date,

time and license plate number rather

WE NEED YOUR HELP TO PROTECT

WATER QUALITY IN OUR WATERWAYS

than approach the potential violator at

the time of the incident. Note any odd

color, odor, sheen or floatable

materials observed within storm

drains, along roadways, open space,

streams and ponds.

For more information about the

Village’s illicit discharge detection and

elimination program or Household

Hazardous and Electronic Waste

Program, please call Public Works

Department at 303-708-6100. GV

Historically, in the Front Range, waterways including streams, ponds, and lakes have

seen water quality impacts with excessive algae growth. Although some algae can be

beneficial, excessive algae growth can be unsightly, decrease dissolved oxygen levels,

and emit odor. This can negatively impact aquatic life, and interfere with swimming,

fishing, and other recreational activities.

Such upsets can be contributed to weather, stormwater runoff laden with nutrients

including nitrogen, phosphorous, pet waste, algae accumulation, and in some cases,

non-natural contributions from illicit activity. Although there are means to treat these

symptoms, it is better to treat it at the source. Preventing these natural upsets from

occurring in the first place is preferable and less costly than controlling once they

become a problem.

The key to long-term control is limiting and reducing the input of pollutants to

waterways. Pollutants include nutrients, pet waste, leaves and grass clippings, fertilizers

(which contain phosphorous and nitrogen), pesticides, soaps, and detergents.

• Pick up after our pets.

• Properly apply fertilizer and pesticides.

• Ensure that grass clippings remain on the grass and are not swept into the gutters

and waterways.

• Ensure carpet cleaning services properly dispose of waste water.

• Participate in Household Hazardous Waste Pickup by calling 800-449-7587 for

information and to schedule a pickup time.

For disposal of paint care products, participate in the Colorado Paint Stewardship

program at www.paintcare.org or call 855-724-6809 to find your nearest drop off site.

For more information on water quality, please call Greenwood Village Public Works at

303-708-6100 or www.greenwoodvillage.com.

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GOVERNMENT

2019 GV DAY ‘LET’S MAKE SOME NOISE!’

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GOVERNMENT

ENHANCING OUR

community

PUBLIC

INFORMATION

MEETING

GOLDSMITH GULCH

IMPROVEMENTS

FROM HUNTINGTON

ACRES PARK TO

TOMMY DAVIS PARK

You are invited to a public

information meeting to review the

current design for the proposed

improvements for the next phase of

the Huntington-Caley and Tommy

Davis Master Plans on Thursday,

August 22 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the

Community Room at City Hall.

The Huntington-Caley and Tommy

Davis Park Master Plans were adopted

by the City Council in 2014 and

2007, respectively. Previously

completed master plan improvements

included the pedestrian undercrossing

of Caley Avenue, extension of the

regional trail, braided gardens, and

pond and channel improvements. The

current project being presented will

include stream and wetland

restoration, as well as enhancements to

the trails, bridges, and park landscape

along Goldsmith Gulch from Fair

Avenue north through Huntington

Acres Park and the southern portion of

Tommy Davis Park.

If you are unable to attend this public

meeting and would like information

on the current design, please visit

Village Voices at

greenwoodvillagevoices.com, our new

online community engagement tool,

starting August 15 where you can view

the design and provide feedback

directly to Village staff.

For more information, please call Josh

Morin, Parks Project Manager, at

303-708-6113 or email

jmorin@greenwoodvillage.com. GV

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BUSINESS

BUSINESSspotlight

High speed, team challenge-based

work outs that are low-impact…

this is ROW HOUSE. This new

exciting workout routine is designed

to build muscle, burn calories and

strengthen your core within a 45-

minute class. The combination of the

low-impact cardio, resistance training,

stretching and rhythm-based rowing is

a rewarding and energetic workout for

all ages.

The owners of the Row House

Greenwood Village, Brandon and

Dayana Gill, are excited to open this

new health fitness studio. Dayana is

from Brazil where she was a Physical

Therapist. After coming to Colorado,

she opened her own Pilates studio

where she met her husband Brandon.

After a break to start a family, the Gills

yearned to get back to helping

individuals reach their fitness goals

and found Row House.

Rowing is considered one of the most

effective workouts and has been

rejuvenated from a lonely basement

workout thanks to Row House. Their

45-minute workouts target 85% of

your body specifically focusing 30%

on core strength, 10% on upper body

and 60% on legs. Classes are

continually being tweaked to make

them more enjoyable and effective.

They are frequently creating new

challenges and workout styles

including team races to a meter goal

ROW HOUSE GREENWOOD VILLAGE

The Landmark Greenwood Village * 7600 Landmark Way • www.therowhouse.com

Seven Days A Week • Starting at 5 a.m. and Ending with last class at 8 p.m.

and music themed workouts. The goal

for Row House Greenwood Village is

to foster an environment that will

push the boundaries on fitness not

only for long-term enthusiasts but to

encourage others to join in and

achieve their fitness goals.

Row House Greenwood Village is

designed around the concept of

synchronization and getting everyone

to row at a similar speed. The layout

consists of multiple lines of row

machines all facing the row coach. The

room is designed to change the

intensity of the workout from the

high-speed rowing with neon lights

and high energy music to get you

pumped to more subtle cool down

stretches that will focus on breathing

with the backwall waterfall as the

sound to relax and restore the body

and mind.

Dayana and Brandon see great

potential in the Row House

Greenwood Village as they have the

ability to develop and make changes to

build a new fitness culture and vibe

around the Row House name. This

studio offers a merchandise front end

with changing rooms to get ready for

class.

Row House Greenwood Village is

conveniently located in The Landmark

East Tower and is connected through

the lobby allowing residents direct

access to Row House Greenwood

Village without ever having to step

outside. Dayana and Brandon said that

they chose the space before they knew

what fitness franchise they were going

to open. Brandon, with his experience

in real estate and being a Denver

native, quickly recognized the benefit

of opening a gym in Greenwood

Village as it is home to a large healthconscious

population.

Row House Greenwood Village has

classes throughout the day, 7 days a

week, starting at 5 a.m. and ending

with the last class at 8 p.m. Row

House Greenwood Village offers

business and corporate discounts along

with group/team building discounts.

Be one of the first 100 members and

receive 30% off your membership.

Row House Greenwood Village is

located at 7600 Landmark Way at The

Landmark Greenwood Village. For

more information, visit their website at

www.therowhouse.com and follow

them on Facebook to see upcoming

events. Come in soon and get your

first trial class for free! GV

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ARTS AND RECREATION

SAVE THE DATE

Sunday, September 22, 2019

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ARTS AND RECREATION

ART events

GALLERY HOURS

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

CURTIS CENTER FOR THE ARTS • 2349 EAST ORCHARD ROAD, GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO 80121 • 303-797-1779

THE VILLAGE

READ FOR 2019

Celebrating its third year, the

Greenwood Village Cultural

Arts Program has once again

partnered with Arapahoe

Libraries to present the

“Village Read.” The idea

encourages adults of all

ages to read one book and

participate in thoughtprovoking

discussions and

activities derived from

the chosen book. The

goals of the program are

to encourage leisure reading, create

community conversations and bring the community

together through literature.

This year the group has chosen the book Rush by Colorado

author Jayme Mansfield. In Rush, Mary, a single mom, tries

to strike her claim in the Oklahoma Land Rush of 1893. In

competition with

desperate

homesteaders, ruthless

land seekers and a

sheriff determined to

see her fail, Mary

thrusts her flag in the

dirt to claim 160 acres

of her own. But with

that claim, she risks

more than she ever

could imagine. Mary is

faced with a past

riddled with loss,

hardship and

reminders that a

woman isn’t capable of

surviving on her own.

Will Mary’s stubborn

and independent spirit

keep her mired in the

past? Or will she find Jayme Mansfield

forgiveness and love in the wild plains of the Midwest?

THE CURTIS CENTER FOR THE ARTS PRESENTS

BE AN ARTBOSS: UP-LEVEL YOUR

CREATIVE BUSINESS AND CAREER

Join the co-founders of ARTBOSS, a Denver-based company that educates

creative entrepreneurs, for a one-day workshop that delves into the basics

and beyond of building a creative business and career. Learn effective

communication, branding, optimizing web presence, social media strategies

and networking for creative professionals. This event hosted by the Curtis

Center for the Arts is tailored to provide guidance around building business

for visual artists, designers, writers, performing artists, photographers and

anyone who seeks to build a business in the creative field. Whether you are

an artist just starting out or are a mid-career pro, these two seasoned

creatives will teach you new skills to up-level your business.

Day and Date: Saturday, August 24

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Fee: $100

Age Requirement: 17 and older

Presented by: ARTBOSS

Register online at www.greenwoodvillage.com/art

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VILLAGE READ EVENTS

August 1: Village Read Kickoff with Mayor Ron –

6-8 p.m., Koelbel Library

Join your neighbors and friends to meet Rush author Jayme H.

Mansfield. Mansfield will be joined by Greenwood Village Mayor

Ron Rakowsky, who will kick off the month-long festivities

celebrating The Village Read. Enjoy dessert, great conversation

and a chance to get your book signed. Books will be available

for purchase. For adults.

August 3 & 15: Historical Fiction Writing – Bringing the Past

Alive – 8/3 11 a.m., Southglenn Library;

8/15 6:30 p.m., Castlewood Library

It’s true that fact is sometimes stranger than fiction. Historical

fiction weaves events, people and places of the past into

memorable characters, intriguing plotlines and impactful

themes. Join author Jayme H. Mansfield as she shares how her

great-great grandmother’s participation in the 1893 Oklahoma

Land Rush became her well-loved novel Rush. For adults.

August 3: Concert in the Park with the Colorado Honor Band

and the Colorado Wind Ensemble –

6 p.m., Curtis Park (2349 East Orchard Road)

Come and take in the warm western air with this classical

concert featuring the Colorado Honor Band and the Colorado

Wind Ensemble. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. For all ages.

August 5: Focus 50 Plus – Author Discussion –

9:30 a.m., Curtis Center for the Arts

Join the Greenwood Village Focus 50 Plus group for a

captivating discussion of Rush with author Jayme H. Mansfield.

Open to adults ages 50 and older.

August 5,17 and 20: Active Minds – History of Railroads –

8/5 7 p.m., Koelbel Library; 8/17 1 p.m., Kelver Library;

8/20 1 p.m., Smoky Hill Library

May 2019 marked the 150-year anniversary of the Golden Spike

that secured the completion of the first Transcontinental

Railroad. Join Active Minds as we dive into the rich history of

railroads in the United States. All aboard as we explore the role

railroads played in building a young country and the industry

titans that emerged. For adults.

August 10 and 17: Painting Workshop with the Author –

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Curtis Center for the Arts

Join the author of this year’s Village Read book, Jayme

Mansfield, for this one-day painting class that will overflow

with vibrant texture, exciting color, and surprising outcomes as

we work BIG and BOLD with floral abstraction. Using a variety

of techniques and tools, we’ll create individualized and

intriguing paintings that stem from mindfulness, creative

permission, and spontaneous expression. Registration required

at www.greenwoodvillage.com/art.

August 13: Legendary Ladies – Women Who Forged the Frontier

– 6:30 p.m., Greenwood Village City Hall (Community Room)

Travel back in time to hear stories of real women who made a

significant impact on the West. Meet Lady Catherine Moon,

Josie Bassett, Calamity Jane, Dr. Susan Anderson, Augusta

Tabor and Anne Evans as they tell the tales of how they helped

influence the western frontier.

August 21: Stories From Colorado History – Influential Pioneers

– 6:30 p.m., Greenwood Village City Hall (Community Room)

What made pioneer women hopeful, optimistic and resilient?

Join author and historical re-enactor Corinne Joy Brown as she

shares narratives of influential women who left their mark on

Colorado’s history. Representing the Cherokee Ranch & Castle

Foundation, Brown’s storytelling, inspired by Jayme H.

Mansfield’s novel Rush, will give you a peek into the Scottish

and Victorian influences in our state’s rich culture. For adults.

August 22: Panel Discussion – 7 p.m., Koelbel Library

Join other readers to discuss this year’s Village Read book,

Rush, by Jayme H. Mansfield. Bring your questions and

feedback about the book.

ON YOUR OWN –

Explore these additional activities on your own time.

Four Mile Historic Park (715 S. Forest St., Denver, CO)

See what home life was like in the late 1800s. Nestled on the

banks of Cherry Creek, Denver’s oldest standing structure, the

Four Mile House was the last stop coming west to Denver

along the Cherokee Trail. Visitors can tour the historic house,

say hello to horses, goats, and chickens, learn about the

craftmanship of the historic barns and outbuildings, or just

spread a blanket under a shady tree and enjoy a beautiful day.

Plains Conservation Center (21901 E. Hampden Ave., Aurora, CO)

Take a trip back in time to Colorado’s high plains and pioneer

life in the mid-1800s. The Plains Conservation Center is a trueto-life

homestead stretching across 1,100 acres of dedicated

open space. Visitors can hike along rolling trails and may see

rattlesnakes, prairie dogs, pronghorn, coyotes and red-tailed

hawks.

All Colorado Art Show (Curtis Center for the Arts, 2349 East

Orchard Road, Greenwood Village, M-F 8:30-4:30, Sat. 10-4)

This exhibit will showcase some of the best artists in Colorado.

Over 50 artists in all mediums will be on display. This exhibit

will also feature artwork from Jayme Mansfield, the author of

this year’s Village Read book, Rush.

Byers-Evans House (1310 Bannock Street, Denver, CO)

Explore a new exhibit at the Byers-Evans House, Women/

Work/ Justice which explores strong women in Colorado

history. This important exhibit analyzes the intersection of

human, civil and economic rights for women. It explores

complex and timeless issues through the stories of Coloradobased

women’s groups and movements that pioneered local

and national workplace shifts between 1914 and the 1980s.

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ARTS AND RECREATION

ART events

GALLERY HOURS

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

CURTIS CENTER FOR THE ARTS • 2349 EAST ORCHARD ROAD, GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO 80121 • 303-797-1779

GREENWOOD

VILLAGE OPEN

STUDIO TOUR

In 2014, a group of artists located in

rural Greenwood Village joined forces

to begin what is now known as the

Women of Steele Studio Tour. These

women had been surprised to learn

that between them they had four

active art studios within a few hundred

yards of each other in a neighborhood

of quaint equine beauty.

The circumstances were ideal for an

event that would celebrate these artists’

work and workspaces. Thus began

their annual tradition of opening their

art studios to the public for a day.

Now in its fifth year, the studio tour

has become a much-anticipated event

with golf cart rides on dirt roads and

guest artists.

This year the City of Greenwood

Village’s Cultural Arts Program has

partnered with these artists to

encompass more neighborhoods and

more artists. The studio tour takes

place on September 7 from 10 a.m. to

6 p.m. There will be eight open

studios, hosting 16 artists, located

throughout Greenwood Village.

Studios include: Pat Aaron (Painter,

Printmaker, Sculptor); Deborah

Carlson (Glass Artist); Connie Dines

(Photographer); Joellyn Duesberry

(Painter); Jennifer Freeman (Painter);

Amy Mower (Jewelry Artist); and

Tina Suszynski

(Sculptor). Guest

Artists include:

Susan Bell

(Painter); Rita

Derjue (Painter);

Marie Foucault-

Phipps (Glass

Artist); Walt

McGrew (Metal

Artist); Mary

Murphy (Jewelry

Artist); Dan

Telleen (Jewelry

Artist); and John

Wood (Painter).

For more

information and a

map of studios go

to www.greenwood

village.com/

culturalarts or call

the Curtis Center

for the Arts at

303-797-1779.

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ARTS AND RECREATION

ART

programs

Register online at

www.greenwoodvillage.com/art

For more information call the the Curtis Center for the Arts at 303-797-1779.

ART CLASSES AT THE CURTIS CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Greenwood Village’s cultural arts center offers a variety of art classes for preschoolers, children, teens and adults.

We have something for all ages and all artistic levels. Come and create with us!

View our current and upcoming classes at the Curtis Center for the Arts by going to www.greenwoodvillage.com/art.

For questions or more information about art classes at the Curtis Center call 303-797-1779.

YOUTH ART CLASSES

PEE WEE ART

Pee Wee Art is a fun hands-on art program that introduces

preschoolers to the arts and allows for parents to assist with

their child’s creative process.

Days and Time: Wednesdays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Dates and Projects:

August 21 — Van Gogh’s Cat

September 11 — Zig Zag Paintings

September 25 — Chihuly Paper Cup Bowls

Fee: $15 for each program

Ages: 3 to 5 years old with adult

Instructor: Lauren Brant

FALL INTO PAINTING

Each week participants will create a different fall themed

painting using new

mediums and materials

which will include

mixed media, palette

knife painting and

printmaking.

Days and Dates:

Tuesdays,

September 3

through

September 24

Time: 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Fee: $50

Ages: 6 to 12 years old

Instructor:

Lauren Brant

COLORFUL

COLLAGE

+ MIXED

MEDIA

DESIGN

FOR KIDS

This processoriented

class for

kids will explore

design, color and

mixed media

collage, layering

paper, paint and drawing materials.

Days and Dates:

Fridays, September 6 through September 27

Time: 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Fee: $50

Ages: 6 to 12 years old

Instructor: Julia Rymer

TEEN ART CLASSES

EXPLORING POURING

ACRYLICS FOR TEENS

Teens will learn how to create exciting artwork through

pouring acrylics.

Days and Dates:

Mondays,

September 9

through

September 30

Time:

4:30 to 6 p.m.

Fee: $75

Ages:

12 to 16

years old

Instructor:

Candace French

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ARTS AND RECREATION

ART

programs

Register online at

www.greenwoodvillage.com/art

For more information call the the Curtis Center for the Arts at 303-797-1779.

ART CLASSES AT THE CURTIS CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Greenwood Village’s cultural arts center offers a variety of art classes for preschoolers, children, teens and adults.

We have something for all ages and all artistic levels. Come and create with us!

View our current and upcoming classes at the Curtis Center for the Arts by going to www.greenwoodvillage.com/art.

For questions or more information about art classes at the Curtis Center call 303-797-1779.

ADULT ART

CLASSES

Ages 16 and older with

a 10% senior discount.

FIGURE DRAWING

Learn how to draw the human

figure from a live model using

various techniques and artistic

approaches.

Days and Dates: Tuesdays,

August 27 through October 1

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Fee: $120

Instructor: Michael Dowling

EXPLORING

OIL PAINTING

Whether you’re a beginner, a

little rusty or a seasoned painter

this ongoing class will help you

paint a variety of subjects.

Days and Dates: Wednesdays,

August 28 through October 2

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Fee: $120

Instructor: Aimee Deneweth

DRAWING AND

SKETCHING

Begin or develop your drawing

skills through learning proper

techniques.

Days and Dates: Wednesdays,

August 28 through October 2

Time: 1 to 4 p.m.

Fee: $120

Instructor: Rick Brogan

CASUAL WATERCOLOR

This is a casual class where we progress through

paintings together from start to finish, learning

and growing confident in watercolor.

Days and Dates: Thursdays,

August 29 through October 3

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Fee: $120

Instructor: Renee Reese

LECTURE SERIES

FOR THE ART LOVER

This class will transform the art lover to interact

with art on a whole new level as we look at and

review paintings with a scientific and

philosophical examination.

Days and Dates: Thursdays,

August 29 through October 3

Time: 1 to 4 p.m.

Fee: $60

Instructor: Kevin Weckbach

WATERCOLOR

This is class is designed for students who want to

learn the art of watercolor painting.

Days and Dates: Fridays,

August 30 through October 4

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

and 1 to 4 p.m.

Fee: $120

Instructor: Rick Brogan

THE BASICS

TO PAINTING

WITH ACRYLICS

This class is for beginners and is a

fun way to loosen up and learn

different ways to use acrylic

paints in your artwork.

Days and Dates: Tuesdays,

September 3

through October 1

Time: 1 to 4 p.m.

Fee: $80

Instructor: Christa MacFarlane

PORTRAIT PAINTING

This class welcomes beginning

and practicing students to explore

the materials and methods of

painting the portrait from a live

model.

Days and Date: Tuesdays,

September 3 through

September 24

Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Fee: $80

Instructor: David Lukens

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ABSTRACT

LANDSCAPE

SKETCHING

This class will show and explain

the process of sketching a

landscape, animals and other forms

in nature within a unique and

somewhat structured technique

that challenges students to think

outside the box and embrace their

creativity.

Days and Date: Wednesdays,

September 4 through

September 25

Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Fee: $80

Instructor: Christian Dore

LANDSCAPE PAINTING

IN PASTELS FROM

PHOTOGRAPHS

Learn how to draw and paint

landscapes with pastels in the Alla

Prima style.

Days and Dates: Thursdays,

September 5 through October

24

Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Fee: $140

Instructor: Cliff Austin

ENCAUSTIC AND SHELLAC

Learn the basics of encaustics or

expand your knowledge of this

wonderful medium. We will be

working on multiple pieces to

experiment with a variety of

techniques including building up,

carving, layering, collage and ghosting.

Day and Date: Saturday, September 7

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fee: $120 — All supplies provided

Instructor: Maggie Stewart

EXPLORING MIXED MEDIA

Explore the amazing world of mixed

media! Experience texture, foils,

charcoal and mediums.

Days and Dates: Mondays,

September 9 through September 30

Time: 1 to 4 p.m.

Fee: $80

Instructor: Candace French

CERAMICS

Come to the

Curtis Center

for a fun filled

day of hand

building

ceramics!

Day and Date:

Saturday,

September 14

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fee: $120 — All supplies provided

Instructor: Maggie Stewart

INTO THIN AIR: USING AIR

PRESSURE TO SHAPE CLAY

In this two-day workshop we will make

simple ceramic sculptures using the

pressure created by trapping air inside a

basic ceramic form.

Days and Dates: Saturday, September 21

and Sunday, September 22

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fee: $200 — All supplies provided

Instructor: Tina Suszynski

ART WITH HEART: GIVING GREETINGS

How would you like to learn to

paint and create handcrafted

greeting cards that would be placed

in the hands of patients, parents,

and staff at The Children’s Hospital

of Colorado? Art with Heart means

our art has greater purpose and

spreads kindness and comfort. This

workshop promises to be both

colorful and meaningful.

Besides learning new art techniques, you’ll be creating and SHARING uplifting and

kind messages with The Children’s Hospital of Colorado. Donate some of the cards you

make and/or keep some of the cards you make. The choice is yours.

Day and Date: Saturday, September 28

Time: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Fee: $75 — All supplies provided

Age Requirement: 16 and older

Instructor: Renee Reese Register online at www.greenwoodvillage.com/art

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GALLERY HOURS

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

CURTIS CENTER FOR THE ARTS • 2349 EAST ORCHARD ROAD, GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO 80121 • 303-797-1779

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