What is the Town doing to contribute to water conservation?

About a year ago, we adopted a water efficiency plan. That plan focused around conservation measures. The Board directed staff to hire someone who could specialize in championing programs and projects all focused around conservation. And we've done that. Kylie, is our water conservation specialist. She's been championing a lot of programs related to landscape modifications and water modifications. 

Conservation is kind of a new area where the board has really focused on making a measurable improvement on our water usage of the town. We're not going to be putting water that really is good treated water on the ground to water turf areas. 

We're going to be making modifications that we have raw water and we have less need for high-level turf. I'll add internally our parks department obviously were one of the larger water users in town and so we've been working very diligently to implement that water conservation plan internally. We have two staff that are certified irrigation auditors that's made us more efficient by being able to program our controllers to be more responsive to what's going on with the environment. To that end we are working to install smart irrigation controllers. We've done about six parks already this year and we hope to finish the rest of the irrigation systems in 2024. Those will allow us to control those systems from anywhere on earth with an internet connection so the rains or it's windy or anything like that we're able to turn those off and then long-term as we look to improve those neighborhood parks like I mentioned before really taking a hard look at what turf do we need for active use. Are there areas that we can have more native planning? Are there areas where we can limit some of that non-functional turf? So those are all some of the short long-term things that we're looking at internally.

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1. What is the Town doing about fixing potholes and snow plowing?
2. We have an old oil and gas pad in our neighborhood, what's the plan for those?
3. Will there be anything from the Town on the November ballot?
4. Thank you so much for the road work at Tipple. Can residents expect more of these projects to relieve traffic congestion?
5. Can you provide an update on the Downtown Plan?
6. Are road improvements scheduled in the near future for Highway 52?
7. There should be street lights at the intersection of County Road 20 and the Frontage Road. I don't know if that's up to Frederick or the state, but I was wondering if that could be addressed?
8. Will improvements be made at the lake?
9. I believe we voted on a second fire station and I would like to know where that is going to be and what the plan is to get that built?
10. What is the plan for Bella Rosa?
11. When are we getting more trails?
12. What is the Town doing to get more amenities such as retail, shop, restaurants, et cetera?
13. My neighborhood park is bad, what's the plan for improving and adding better amenities?
14. What improvements will be made to Silver Birch and Bella Rosa Parkway intersection?
15. I just had a question about Bella Rosa and Colorado. Is there any plans on that intersection also?
16. Are you factoring in the fire station that is going to be going in when you talk about the Bella Rosa and Silver Birch intersection?
17. Are there any plans to develop the roads Ridgeway or are they going to go all the way through?
18. What is the Town doing to contribute to water conservation?
19. How is the Town transparent with information to keep residents informed?
20. Is there a possibility for adding turn lanes on Ridgeway, traveling south turning westbound onto 52?
21. Will there ever be another street other than Colorado and County Road 19 that goes through to Highway 56? Can we get pavement of the dirt roads?