October Neighborhood News & Events

Ghost Houses – Fact or Fiction?
You may be thinking haunted houses, but these “ghost houses” are unfortunately real.  We’ve all seen them — vacant homes which have fallen into a state of disrepair, sometimes minor and sometimes a spook-tacular mess!  If you are curious about this phenomenon, READ MORE HERE

Good News in Crime Report from our Crime & Safety Committee  READ MORE HERE

Did You Know?  This month – How Did That Get Approved?
From time to time we receive letters from neighbors who are curious about one thing or another.  We thought it might be useful and fun to share a few here.  READ MORE HERE

Holly Street Redevelopment, i.e., Green Flats – Update
Our Civic Association received notice that the rezoning application process for this proposed redev has resumed following a mediation with the neighbors involved.  We have a new public hearing date and drawings to share with you. READ MORE HERE

A few of the October Events you should know about: LOTS going on and more events & details posted on our website!

Traffic Meeting October 9
A meeting has been arranged by our Councilwoman, Mary Beth Susman, to address concerns about the recent traffic management and infrastructure changes at 6th & Ash Street.

District 5 Fall Town Hall Meeting October 11
Councilwoman Mary Beth Susman’s Fall Town Hall is set for October 11th from 6-8 pm at Augustana Lutheran Church, 5000 E Alameda Ave.

Civic Association Annual Meeting & Board Elections October 25
Annual meeting & Board Elections for the Civic Association.  Our new Chief of Police, Paul Pazen, will attend to hear concerns & there will be an update on crime statistics for Hilltop specifically, plus crime prevention tips.  Our City Council Rep Mary Beth Susman and State Rep Chris Hansen will give us a brief pro/con presentation of a few of the initiatives on the November ballot.  Committee reports will be made, including a discussion of the Green Flats, and Directors will be elected. Get involved!  Nominations for Directors may be sent to [email protected] or sent to P.O. Box 201142, Denver, CO 80220 and must be received 5 days prior to meeting.  Please use Board-Nominee-Form accompanied by a personal note or letter (optional).

Halloween Parade October 28
Please join us for the annual Hilltop Halloween Parade on Sunday, 10/28, from 11am-1pm. It’s a wonderful Hilltop tradition and sponsored this year by your Association and these generous neighborhood businesses:
Kelli Barton Real Estate: Coldwell Banker Devonshire * The Hilltop Squad – Carmelo Paglialunga and Peter Blank * Randy Burgess – Coldwell Banker Devonshire * Jack Zamora, MD * Denice Reich & Stephanie Goldammer: RE/MAX Alliance * Park Burger * Pete’s Wine & Spirits

If you have a relevant and appropriate neighborhood event and/or news article you would like to share, please email [email protected] and we will let you know if we are able to include it a future Hilltop e-newsletter. 

Our events and activities are made possible by the financial support of our members and the generous spirit of our volunteers.  We invite you to join us and help our civic association thrive and add even more activities for our residents.

Please join or renew your support:

  • Online at our Website (preferred as it saves our volunteer’s time). We conveniently accept Visa, MasterCard or PayPal. $1 Fee.
  • Or mail a check* to:
    Cranmer Park/Hilltop Civic Association
    PO Box 201142
    Denver, CO 80220
    *For Business checks, please be sure to include your family name and neighborhood address. 
  • Pay by check, cash or card at any of our upcoming neighborhood events:  2018 Events Calendar

Your investment in and support of the Association is greatly appreciated!

Thank you.
Ann Spoor, CPHCA Membership Committee