The Facts And More

In short summary, the legal status of the 155-acre PHGC land is as follows:

The land is zoned Open Space-Recreation (OS-B) and since 1997 it has been protected by the perpetual open space conservation easement that Denver taxpayers paid $2 million for under the Webb administration.

This statement is submitted by the following members of the Park Hill Golf Course Citizens Advisory Committee (“PCAC”) in response to the document titled “A Vison for the future of Park Hill Golf Course Property” (“Clayton Vision Document”) published by Clayton Early Learning

Under the administration of Mayor Wellington Webb, the City purchased a perpetual open space conservation easement on November 4, 1997 from Clayton in exchange for $2 million paid to Clayton. Therefore, Clayton in perpetuity relinquished its right to develop the PHGC land in exchange for this $2 million payment. This conservation easement was recorded on November 25, 1997 at Reception No. 9700159758. Terms of the conservation easement agreement include the following: The conservation easement is perpetual.

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE:     Save Open Space Denver! has submitted the following candidate questionnaire to all mayor and city council candidates requesting their responses no later than March 1.  The responses and/or a summary of the responses will be posted on the website as soon as reasonably possible after March 1.