March 22, 2016
Community Meeting Concerning Restoration Design for James and Little James Creeks
Boulder County, Colo. - Funding has recently been
secured for creek restoration in portions of James Creek and Little James Creek. Boulder County and the Lefthand Watershed
Oversight Group are working in collaboration with the James Creek Watershed
Initiative and the Town of Jamestown to develop stream restoration designs for the
Residents are invited to attend
a public meeting on Monday, March 28 to meet the consultant team, discuss the
design process, and learn about the expected benefits to the watershed. This is
an important opportunity to provide feedback on what residents near the creeks
would like to see on their property. The meeting will also outline the anticipated
construction timeframe and permission forms needed from property owners in
order to do the restoration work.
When: Monday, March 28, 6:30
Where: Jamestown Town Hall, 118 Main Street
Draft designs will be
completed in early May 2016. Community members will have an opportunity to
review and provide input on the draft designs prior to design completion.
Following completion of the
design, Boulder County will implement the stream restoration project using a
combination of funding from Boulder County and Natural Resources Conservation
Service Emergency Watershed Protection Program. Construction is planned to
begin in concert with necessary road construction, currently expected to begin
late fall- early winter of 2016.
Input on stream restoration
designs can be submitted online.
For more information on the Boulder
County-sponsored creek restoration projects throughout Boulder County, please
visit the Creek Recovery and Restoration Program website or contact Stacey Proctor, Stream Restoration Project
Manager, at 303-441-1107 or firstname.lastname@example.org.