19 acres are west of 55th Street; 3 acres are east.
Staff brought forward possible uses in October. There were a lot, from parks and rec stuff to possible tiny houses or mobile homes.
Brautigam: Bc it could be flooded.
Phase 1 is CU South
Phase 2, Manhattan Middle School and/or Hogan Pancost
Phase III, Flatirons Golf Course
OSBT unanimously approved this approach in May.
Numbers shared in the council packet were $2-6M for flood detention; $10-$15K for open space restoration, plus ~$1K in annual maintenance.
Carr: No. Unless you make it open space or parks.
Carr: We'd have to decide if that as a proper use for parks funds.
Arthur: The intent is that everything west of 55th would go to utilities; everything east would go to open space.
Weaver: Depending on what detention we use, there could be a significant amount of area left.
I'm really starting to wonder why I even do this, when no one shows up. C'mon people.
Yes, Suzanne says.
Yeah, we only have 65K acres of open space. HOW in the WORLD will we EVER do carbon sequestration???
Moves to designate Hogan Pancost for flood mitigation (19 acres) under the parks and rec dept. and 3 acres to open space.
Young seconds before she even finishes her sentence.
They're adding language to have the parks dept. own it, so that it can NEVER be used for housing.
Weaver suggests how that can be done. I kind of missed what he said. Sorry.
Weaver: I'd hope that even when there's a detention structure, we'll be able to use some acreage for parks.
NOW THEY'RE GUSHING. (Jones words).