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File #: 20-1444    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 11/30/2020 In control: Land Use, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
On agenda: 12/21/2020 Final action: 12/21/2020
Title: A bill for an ordinance renaming Columbus Park located at 1501 West 38th Avenue as "La Raza Park". Renames the park at West 38th Avenue and Navajo Street from Columbus Park to La Raza Park in Council District 1. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 12-8-20.
Indexes: Zach Rothmier
Attachments: 1. BR20 1444 P&R La Raza Park Renaming Request, 2. BR20 1444 P&R La Raza Park Renaming Memo, 3. 20-1444 Filed Bill_Columbus Park LaRaza Park Renaming, 4. 20-1444 Filed Bill_Columbus Park LaRaza Park Renaming.corrected, 5. 20-1444 - Support, 6. 20-1444 - Against, 7. La Raza Presentation, 8. 20-1444 - signed, 9. 20-1444 A bill for an ordinance renaming Columbus Park located at 1501 West 38th Avenue as “La Raza Park”
Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

Date Submitted: 11-30-20

Requesting Agency: Parks and Recreation
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name:

Name: Jes?s Orrantia
Email: jesus.orrantia@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.
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A bill for an ordinance renaming Columbus Park located at 1501 West 38th Avenue as "La Raza Park".
Renames the park at West 38th Avenue and Navajo Street from Columbus Park to La Raza Park in Council District 1. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 12-8-20.
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Council District 1

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 supported by Councilwoman Amanda Sandoval a full packet was presented to the board which included: 701 signatures in support (401 more than required) and 45 letters of support.
The Denver Parks and Recreation Advisory Board held a public hearing on the November 16, 2020 meeting, PRAB approved the motion unanimously.
Columbus Park sits between W. 38th Avenue and W. 39th Avenue, Navajo Street and Osage Street bordered by commercial and residential uses and is considered a neighborhood par...

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