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Fuels Reduction Projects Taking Place the Week of 6/6/22

From the US Forest Service:

"Manual thinning and hand piling activities will begin on the 2021 South Zone Manual Treatment Contract located on the Clear Creek Ranger District beginning the week of June 6, 2022. In addition, we anticipate that mechanical treatment will continue on the Misery Timber Sale within the next few weeks. These projects address 139 acres of hazardous fuels north and west of Central City, including areas near Pickle Gulch and Cold Springs campgrounds."

Logic and Accuracy Testing

Notice is hereby given that a public Logic and Accuracy Test of the electronic voting machines will take place on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 12 noon at the Old Courthouse. The public may obtain more information by calling the Clerk and Recorders office or emailing elections@gilpincounty.org. Due to the size of the election room, please note we have restricted space for watchers.

Gross Reservoir May 2, 2022 Update

Beginning this week, Denver Water will close all recreation access to Gross Reservoir as contractors build access improvements on the north side of the reservoir ahead of the upcoming boating season. These improvements are needed to accommodate the shift in recreation access due to closures on the south side of the reservoir for the duration of the project.

The full recreation closure will occur in phases:

Gross Reservoir April 12, 2022 Update

Dam foundation preparation, quarrying and site preparation activities involving drilling and blasting are scheduled to begin at Gross Reservoir on April 12. These activities will take place near the dam and at the on-site quarry located near the former Osprey Point Boat Launch, as well as at on-site access roads and staging areas. Please note:

Gross Reservoir May 13, 2022

As a reminder, Denver Water has temporarily closed all recreation access to Gross Reservoir as contractors build access improvements on the north side of the reservoir ahead of the upcoming boating season. These improvements are needed to accommodate the shift in recreation access due to closures on the south side of the reservoir for the duration of the project.

Work during the closure will include a new parking area, trail handrails, improvements to trail and access road surfacing, boat ramp construction and new signage.