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File #: 19-664    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 10/16/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/26/2019 Final action: 12/5/2019
Title: Resolution of Support for the City of Colorado Springs' Daniel's Pass Trail Grant Application to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife State Trails Program Presenter: Karen Palus, Director - Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Tilah Larson, Senior Analyst - Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services
Attachments: 1. 11-12-19 - Daniel's Pass Grant - Resolution, 2. 11-12-19 - Daniel's Pass Grant - Powerpoint, 3. Signed Resolution 137-19.pdf

Title
Resolution of Support for the City of Colorado Springs' Daniel's Pass Trail Grant Application to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife State Trails Program

Presenter:
Karen Palus, Director - Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services
Tilah Larson, Senior Analyst - Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services

Body
Summary:
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department submitted an application to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Non-Motorized Trails Grant Opportunity to construct the Daniel's Pass Trail. The grant application requests $250,000 in funding to support the construction of the trail and its supporting elements. The department is seeking a resolution from City Council in support of the application.

Background:
The 2018 North Cheyenne Ca?on Park Master Plan recommends the development of the Daniel's Pass Trail System. The project reflects the following goals:

? Implement recommendations from the North Cheyenne Ca?on Park Master and Management Plan.
? Develop and construct new sustainable non-motorized single-track trail opportunities in undeveloped sections of North Cheyenne Ca?on Park.
? Establish new trail connections to existing trails within the park to create increase trail connectivity throughout the park.
? Provide sustainable access to the newly acquired 200 acre parcel of North Cheyenne Ca?on Park, known as the west parcel.
? Develop a new trailhead to serve the Daniel's Pass Trail System.
? Maximize Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services investment into the historic North Cheyenne Ca?on Park.

The scope of work for the project includes:

Trailhead Development -
? Paved parking lot for 12 cars
? Informational kiosk with trail map
? Trail crossing on N. Cheyenne Ca?on Road

Trail Development -
? New 1.9 miles of new sustainable trail construction of the Daniel's Pass Trail, connecting N. Cheyenne Ca?on Road to Gold Camp Road.
? New 0.5 miles of new sustainable trail construction of the Bruin ...

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