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File #: 20-0088    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 1/27/2020 In control: Land Use, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
On agenda: 2/24/2020 Final action: 2/24/2020
Title: A bill for an ordinance naming the park at 3200 East 52nd Avenue as "Lorraine Granado Community Park". Approves the naming of the park at 52nd Avenue and Steele Street in the Swansea neighborhood as Lorraine Granado Community Park in Council District 9. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 2-4-20.
Indexes: Zach Rothmier
Attachments: 1. BR20 0088 P&R Lorraine_Granado Park, 2. 20-0088 Filed Bill_Park at 52nd avenue and Steele Street, 3. 20-0088 Filed Bill_Park at 52nd avenue and Steele Street, 4. 20-0088 Filed Bill_Park at 52nd avenue and Steele Street, 5. Gomez' letter for Lorraine Granado Park, 12-11-2019, 6. Granado Community Park Proposal SIGNED 11 13 2019, 7. City council presentation for Lorraine G_, 8. City council presentation for Lorraine G_, 9. 20-0088 - signed, 10. 20-0088 Filed A bill for an ordinance naming the park at 3200 East 52nd Avenue as “Lorraine Granado Community Par
Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

Date Submitted: 1-27-20

Requesting Agency: Parks & Recreation
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name:

Name: Jes?s Orrantia & John Martinez
Email: jesus.orrantia@denvergov.org
John.martinez@denvergov.org

Item Title & Description:
(Do not delete the following instructions)
These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney's Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

Both the title and description must be entered between the red "title" and "body" below. Do not at any time delete the red "title" or "body" markers from this template.
title
A bill for an ordinance naming the park at 3200 East 52nd Avenue as "Lorraine Granado Community Park".
Approves the naming of the park at 52nd Avenue and Steele Street in the Swansea neighborhood as Lorraine Granado Community Park in Council District 9. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 2-4-20.
body

Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Council District 9

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
Detailed description of the item and why we are doing it. This can be a separate attachment.
Through the community led efforts of Ms. Lorraine Granado, she was able to turn a devasting toxic spill in to a community amenity in a neighborhood that is historically underserved with open space. Her work to obtain a grant allowed for land acquisition. Additional funding was donated by Ms. Granado for materials and playground equipment. She was integral in engaging community in the design process of the park.
The Denver Parks and Recreation Advisory Board held two p...

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