November 16, 2022
CONTACT: Chris Arend, Communications Director, Department of Natural Resources,
Department of Natural Resources Announces November Meeting of Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board
(DENVER) - The Colorado Department of Natural Resources is holding the November meeting of the Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board (Board). The Board was established by Governor Jared Polis to evaluate proposals concerning name changes, new names, and name controversies of geographic features and certain public places in the State of Colorado and then making official recommendations to the Governor.
The November meeting will continue consideration of the renaming requests for Mount Evans. As with most case considerations, the evaluation by the board will take multiple meetings, including an informational and fact-finding effort, stakeholder outreach and input, presentations by the proponents of the various naming proposals, public comment and deliberation.
This meeting will include presentations by proponents of the 6 pending Mount Evans renaming proposals followed by Q&A from the Board.
The six unique proposals currently pending to rename Mount Evans include: (US BGN Cases 5037 (Mount Soule), 5382 (Mount Rosalie), 5479 (Mount Blue Sky), 5556 (Mount Cheyenne- Arapaho), 5585 (Mount Evans), 5766 (Mount Sisty)).
WHO: Members of the Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board
WHAT: November meeting of the Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board
WHEN: Thursday, November 17, 2022, 6 PM to 8 PM
WHERE: Find zoom contact info and the meeting packet at: https://dnr.colorado.gov/initiatives/colorado-geographic-naming-advisory-board