Centennial Mayor Cathy Noon gets breakfast on the fly at a ceremony June 28 at the Arapahoe County Open Spaces Shareback and Grant award ceremony, held at the 17 Mile House Farm Park in Centennial. Glendale City Manager Jerry Peters, looks on.
Members of the Arapahoe Board of County Commissioners pose with recipients of the Open Space Stewarship Award the West Arapahoe Conservation District and the Plains Conservation Center.
The 17 Mile House Farm Park located at 8181 South Parker Road, adjacent to Cherry Creek and the county line between Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, is just one of the unique open space projects that have received funding from the county's voter-approved Open Space sales and use tax. On Friday, June 28, the Arapahoe Board of County Commissioners distributed $12 million in Open Space sales tax revenues during a ceremony held at the historic farm.
Dixie, a 2-year-old Australian Blue Heeler learns to swim in a shallow creek inside the 17 Mile House Farm Park in Centennial. Under the watchful eye of her owner, Ericka Knoblock of Parker, the dog seemed to enjoy the cool water, as well as the other amenities offered by the county’s growing open space parks.