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Friends of Chimborazo Park Community Meeting

The Friends of Chimborazo Park invite you to our community meeting on the 2nd floor of Patrick Henry Pub.

When? Wednesday February 6th at 7 pm

Come meet our executive committee and learn about our plans to make the park more accessible and safer for the community.Get involved as we plan a February clean up day for the park and begin planning events for the forthcoming year.And of course, come meet folks from the neighborhood who want to help preserve and enrich Chimborazo Park.

Gill Frank – President, Friends of Chimborazo Park

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3 comments

Paul S 01/15/2019 at 10:51 PM

Hopefully the city will have the street cleaning crew do a pass through the park soon. Along the curbs throughout the park is massive amount of wet decomposing leaves. I’m certainly happy to volunteer for a park cleanup and pick up some stray pieces of trash. But the leaves in the gutter is really a job for machines and trucks.

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SueWho 01/17/2019 at 9:01 AM

Snow shovels are excellent tools for picking up dry or wet leaves, though it helps to have someone sweep the leaves onto the shovel. I use a shovel all the time for this purpose. Damp leaves create drainage and ponding problems and leaves going into the storm drains compound the issue.

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Paul S 01/18/2019 at 5:35 AM

@SueWho – yes, I removed the damp leaves in the curb in front of my house on 33rd for those reasons. But scooping up all the damp leaves along all the curbs at Chimborazo park would probably be >= 300 times the work. The city street cleaning trucks would be a more realistic solution.

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