Busy couple of days

The Planning commission meets tonight (4/6) at 6:30 in City Council Chambers.  They will review a request to subdivide a lot at 1801 Belvedere, which is right under castle rock.  Planning staff is concerned about the safety of the location, because of the slope and loose boulders.  Learn more….

prospectorSMThe Public Art Commission meets tomorrow morning at 9AM in City Council Chambers.  They will be discussing and getting ready for next month’s public hearing regarding the statues that they want to remove from the public art collection.  If you have opinions on whether to get rid of the rodeo kids, sledding kids, bears, deer, Eddie at Bat, and Victorian Dress-up, either plan to attend their May 5th meeting (at 9AM) or send a note to staff member Aleah Menefee regarding your preferences.  The Art Commission will also discuss a request by a group of citizens to put the prospector/burro statue back on Washington Avenue instead of the bike racing statue.  Learn more….

City Council meets tomorrow night at 6:30.  They will be interviewing candidates for the various boards and commissions.  The meeting will not be broadcast.  Learn more….

The Jeffco Innovators Workshop meets tomorrow night at 6:30 at Connects Workshop in the Armory Building (1301 Arapahoe).  The topic will be “Raising Money for Your New Product and Business.”  The meeting is free and open to the public, but space is limited, so you must register in advance.

The Friends of the CSM Geology Museum will have their monthly lecture tomorrow night from 7-9 in the Ben Parker Student Center–1310 Maple Street, Ballroom E.  This lecture is a double-bill program on Rare Earth Elements and their Colorado minerals:  “The Rare Earth Elements: Chemistry, Enriched Global Occurrences, and Criticality” by Mandi Hutchinson, and “A Special Insight Into Rare Earth Minerals In Colorado” by Philip Persson.

Socializing and munchies begin at 6:00 p.m.; the talk will start at 7:00 p.m.  Admission is free and all are welcome.