Collecting Donations for Neighborhood Children

The Sloan’s Lake Citizens’ Group is collecting monetary donations for the NW Denver Chess Club and school supplies (or monetary donations) for the children living at the Del Norte Veterans Apartments. A list of the needed school supplies can be found HERE.

Please bring your donations to the July 12 General Meeting. If you are unable to bring your donations in person, please contact Margie at 303 455-5928 for pick up or drop off information.

Checks should be mailed to: SLCG; P.O. Box 140663; Denver CO 80214. Make checks payable to the SLCG and note on the “For” line: School Supplies, Chess Club; Food Bank, Special Fund (Special Fund donations will be divided and fill in items as needed)

Thank you for your generosity helping the children in our community have a successful school year and letting them know that their community cares!

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TONIGHT: SLCG Meeting (The Impact of Initiative 300 on Our Neighborhood)

Join Sloan’s Lake Citizens’ Group TONIGHT for our monthly meeting.

When: TONIGHT from 7:00-8:30 PM

Where: The Del Norte VA Apartments, First Floor Community Room (2635 Federal Blvd)Parking is available in the parking lot on the west side of the building or on the street. Enter either through the Federal Blvd. main entrance or the door on the north side of the building, directly off the parking lot.


  • Community Resource Officer (CRO) Robert Gibbs
    • District One Police Report
    • Neighborhood Watch Opportunities (You may also contact Officer Gibbs directly at 720 913-0566 or by email:
  • Impact of Initiative 300 – the Neighborhood Supported Cannabis Consumption Pilot Program, on our Neighborhood. 
    • In November 2016 Denver voters approved Initiative 300, granting businesses the ability to apply for a permit for adult marijuana consumption in designated areas. The Excise and Licenses Department is leading the rulemaking process to establish a robust regulatory structure for businesses that wish to pursue this new license.
      • Dan Rowland, with Denver’s Excise and Licenses Department, will brief us on how the City is implementing Initiative 300.
      • Jude Del Hierro, the Executive Director of Confluence Ministries located at 1400 Quitman and Community Representative on the Social Consumption Advisory Committee. The role of this advisory committee is to make recommendations to Excise and Licenses on possible rules and regulations related to the administration and regulations of Initiative 300.
    • Come prepared to learn, ask questions and make recommendations on this very important issue.
  • Neighborhood Zoning and Development Updates
  • Wrap up and Final Comment
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TONIGHT: Slot Home Task Force Community Open House

Join Denver’s Community Planning and Development planners and task force members for a community open house to discuss the forthcoming Denver Zoning Code text amendment on “slot homes” in Denver. Councilman Rafael Espinoza is serving on the task force.

5:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 8
Scheitler Recreation Center
5031 W. 46th Ave. Denver CO

At this event, you can learn about the process and share your thoughts as the Task Force identifies the problems associated with slot home development.

Learn more here:

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Mayor Hancock to Attend SLCG’s February Meeting


Denver Mayor Michael Hancock will be attending the February SLCG meeting, offering members an opportunity to share their ideas and concerns with him.  In order to provide room for more residents to attend this important event, the location of this month’s meeting is being changed to:

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
7:00-8:30 PM

Arthur E. Johnson Boys & Girls Club
3325 W. 16th Avenue

Bring your neighbors and let the mayor know your ideas for improving our city and neighborhood.  In addition, there will be a brief police report from Officer Gibbs, and Kris Wilson with Denver Parks and Recreation will cover what the new policies will be regarding scheduling events in Denver Parks, and Sloan’s Lake Park in particular.

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2600-2799 Julian St. – Closures to Install Gas Main in Right of Way

Councilman Espinoza’s office has been notified of permits that were pulled for a new install of a gas line in your neighborhood.  The permits are for the following:

  • Julian (26th Ave. to 29th Ave.)
    • 1/30/17-3/3/17
  • 26th Ave. (Java Ct. to King)
    • Only show 2/8/17 – potentially longer

These dates can be extended if weather deems necessary.


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