In partnership with Denver Police Department, the MCA, and Northeast Transportation Connections, SUN developed a survey to: 1) Identify ways to improve community safety, 2) Measure community preferences for policies employed by Denver Public Schools, 3) Determine how residents could be encouraged to engage with public transportation, 4) Measure health behaviors and assess where community support could improve health, 5) Determine what additional services and amenities are desired in this large urban in fill project, 6) Assess barriers to community involvement, 7) Measure opinions on the community name, and 8) Measure overall satisfaction with community life. Results will be shared over a series of Front Porch articles, of which this is the first instillation.
Planned agenda items during the annual community forum were covered quickly and were generally well received by the audience.
Stapleton United Neighbors’ (SUN) 14th annual kickball tournament, Sat., Sept. 9, will have a different location from previous years: the fields at Stanley Marketplace.
Building on Mayor Hancock’s declaration at last month’s SUN meetings that streets in Denver will be safe and multimodal, Shontel Lewis from Walk Denver presented on Vision Zero and the goal of eliminating all traffic accidents and serious injuries on Denver streets.
SUN board elections will take place at the Annual Community Forum on Tuesday May 16.
Speaking about Transit Oriented Development (TOD) near the Central Park Station, Jim Chrisman from Forest City said the visioning for these 35 developable acres on five city blocks began just over a year ago.
SUN Board President Amanda Allshouse raised concerns about overcrowding at the Sandoval Campus in six–eight years during public comment at the Dec. 15 Denver Public Schools (DPS) Board of Education meeting.
Speaking for Denver Public Schools (DPS), Choice and Enrollment Manager Roberta Walker summarized choice for 2017: choice will open Jan. 5 and close Jan. 31.
6th Annual Stapleton Education Expo, Thursday, Nov. 3
The sixth annual Stapleton Education Expo will be held the evening of Thursday November 3rd, Northfield High School (5500 Central Park Blvd, Denver, CO 80238) in the Wicker Park Neighborhood of the Stapleton Community.