Parks, Open Space & Trails Committee (POST)

About POST​​ 

The POST Committee is responsible for making recommendations to the Basalt Town Council for the planning of parks, trails, open space, and related projects.   ​


Current Projects

​1. Old Pond Park - Trail and habitat improvements.  Construction work is being wrapped up which will finish the west end of the park.

​2. Arbaney Park - Pool, playground, public restroom, pool energy efficiency improvements and other improvements to be phased in over time.

​3. Giving Garden - Development of policies for donations to Town Parks in lieu of bench and art donations.

​4. Basalt River Park - In anticipation of the Town acquiring an additional acre of parkland, POST is gearing up for a planning process which will actively include Town Council.

​5. Pitkin County Whitewater Park - POST is following Pitkin County's progress on the Whitewater Park design and will provide input as needed.

Documents

     - The POST Committee created a sign program for the Town's parks that was formally adopted by the Town Council in 2015. 

​     - POST also created the Basalt Area Parks, Open Space and Trails Master Plan that was adopted by the Town Council in 2013. 

​     - Current POST working documents include Town Map A and Map B.


Membership

Although there is no official designated number, the POST Committee typically has between 5 and 7 members.  Eligible parties must reside within the Town's limits.  Please contact the Town's Planning Department if you are interested in learning more about the POST Committee or membership.​

Meetings

​POST Meetings are typically held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays from 4:00-5:30 PM in the Town Hall Chambers.  Email Watkins Fulk-Gray if you would like to be notified of POST Meetings at watkins.fulkgray@basalt.net.

​Meeting Notes
​2018
  1. January - Meeting 1; Meeting 2
  2. February - Meeting 1Meeting 2
  3. March - Meeting 1
  4. April - Meeting 1; Meeting 2
  5. May - Meeting 1
  6. June - Meeting 1
  7. July - Meeting 1; Meeting 2
  8. August - No meetings this month
  9. September - Meeting 1
  10. October - Meeting 1; Meeting 2
  11. November -
  12. December