Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Busy Day at the Parks

From the Rocky Mountain News: First this: AT ISSUE: Setting the record straight about City Park events Kim Bailey and Carla Madison Tuesday, April 8, 2008 While we respect letter writer Tom Morris' right to his opinion of Denver Parks and Recreation, we take exception with the inaccuracies in his April 2 letter, "No checks on Denver Parks and Rec." The city did not approve the AEG concert in City Park. No permit was ever issued and no endorsement was given. We heard from hundreds of citizens who were excited by the idea of a Mile High Music and Arts Festival; however, the Denver Zoo's opposition ultimately forced AEG's decision to pursue an alternative venue. Continue reading.... And then this: Denver Parks and Rec manager resigns By Daniel J. Chacon, Rocky Mountain News Originally published 10:51 a.m., April 8, 2008 Updated 10:51 a.m., April 8, 2008 Denver Parks and Recreation Manager Kim Bailey has resigned, Mayor John Hickenlooper announced this morning. Hickenlooper and City Council members praised Bailey, calling her "talented" and "hard-working." "We're going to miss Kim Bailey, probably more than you think," Councilman Charlie Brown told Hickenlooper. Bailey's resignation is effective May 27. Continue reading... And this from Denver's Channel 8 Online:


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