City of Greeley Press Releases

Glenmere Park Scheduled for Lighting Replacement

Release Date:
Mar 7, 2017
For Immediate Release 
For more information, contact:
Sarah Boyd, Parks Planner  
970-336-4180
Sarah.boyd@greeleygov.com 
 
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Construction activity begins this month on a project that replaces existing lights at Glenmere Park, 1400 Glenmere Blvd. The plan for the park focuses on replacing outdated lights and overhead lines with new underground power and poles that replicate lighting from the early 1900s—when Glenmere was first founded.

“Glenmere Park sees a lot of use throughout the year so we’ll try to keep construction impacts to a minimum. We want visitors to continue using the area,” says Parks Planner Sarah Boyd. “However, we need the public’s help. We need visitors to respect construction equipment and barriers for everyone’s safety and so the project doesn’t see delays.”

Depending on the weather, the project should be completed by June. For more information about this project, contact the Parks Division at 970-350-9390.

About Glenmere Park: Developed out of the City Beautiful Movement, Glenmere Park placed fourth in a nationwide city beautification contest sponsored by Better Homes and Gardens in 1934. Various bird species roost on the island in the lake, attracting bird watchers from all over Colorado. Its trail and playground are favored among many Greeley residents.

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