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Posted on: February 15, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Community Meetings About Proposed Heritage Square Exchange

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Jeffco Open Space will host two community meetings, on Saturday, March 2 and Tuesday, March 5, about the potential Heritage Square Land Exchange.

Jeffco Open Space has received a proposal from Martin Marietta Materials for a land exchange. The exchange would deed the former 114-acre Heritage Square and the 5.7-acre Bachman property at US 40 (Colfax) and Heritage Road to JCOS. In return, JCOS would deed approximately 64 acres of Matthews/Winters Park north of I-70 and south of the existing mine, which is currently not open for public use, to Martin Marietta Materials for expansion of its operations. When mining is completed, the land will be deeded back to JCOS for park and open space purposes.

Upcoming Community Meetings

Saturday, March 2, 9:30 AM
Tuesday, March 5, 5:30 PM

Jefferson County Human Services
900 Jefferson County Parkway
Golden, CO 80401

The public is encouraged to join us at one of the upcoming community meetings to learn more about, and comment on, the proposed exchange. Each meeting will include a presentation and question/answer session.

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Jeffco Open Space was founded as a land conservation organization in 1972. Our mission is to preserve open space and parkland, protect park and natural resources, and provide healthy, nature-based experiences. Funded with a one-half of one percent sales tax, our organization contributes to city and park district projects, has preserved more than 56,000 acres, and manages 28 open space parks and more than 244 miles of trails in Jefferson County, Colorado.

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