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Public Input Meeting - Coleman Park Neighbor
Monday, May 05, 2014

Dear Coleman Park Neighbor:

The City of Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department has received a request from Ragain Sports seeking approval for use of the existing soccer facility at Coleman Park (near the intersection of Tutt Avenue and Barnes Road) to accommodate a USL Pro Soccer Team, the Switchbacks Football Club. The proposal includes substantial improvements to the soccer facility and the construction of auxiliary facilities necessary to host 18-20 games per year.

The Parks Department is hosting a community meeting to provide information regarding the proposal and to seek public input. You are invited to attend the public input meeting on Tuesday, May 6 from 6:00-7:30pm at Rudy Elementary School, 5370 Cracker Barrel Circle.

In addition, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will hold a Public Hearing on May 8, 2014, at the Parks and Recreation Headquarters Building, Palmer Room, located at 1401 Recreation Way, Colorado Springs, CO. The meeting begins at 7:30 a.m., and continues until all items on the agenda have been heard.

Questions regarding this proposal can be directed to Kurt Schroeder at 385-6504.