• Mission Statement
    • The mission of Friends of Ralston Creek Neighborhoods is to support environmentally responsible re-development of a closed landfill adjacent to Ralston Creek. We work towards that goal with research, by reviewing existing models of landfill reuse, and with neighbor advocacy.
  • Questions?  Contact frcneighborhoods@gmail.com


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  • Following the July 25th meeting, Terracon Consultants prepared a process for interested individuals to submit public comments about components of the Voluntary CleanUp (VCUP).  


  • Norris Designs and Terracon Consultants representing the developer of the proposed RV storage lot hosted a neighborhood meeting on July 25 to discuss the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Voluntary CleanUp application (VCUP) on the closed unregulated landfill at 6800 Kilmer St





What view do you prefer when using Ralston Creek Trail?

    Environmentally responsible redevelopment                                                                    Commercial development



  • The developer’s representative for a proposed 300+ vehicle RV storage lot for a “Brownfield” (closed, unregulated landfill aka a municipal dump) and City Staff are negotiating a time/location for a 2nd NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING.

City Code:  If an application is submitted and the project moves forward, property
owners and Homeowners Associations located within 1000 feet of the subject property will be notified of the
dates of both the Planning Commission hearing and the City Council hearing approximately 10 days in advance
of the hearing dates.

Watch for Neighborhood Meeting details on the FRCN Home page and Document Library

for interested neighbors outside of the 1000 foot radius. 

For location of proposed RV development, go to 2023 Project Updates, Trail View 6.15




   Document Library–wise choice


2023 Project Updates


2023 Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Communication



2023 City of Arvada Communication


Other Communication


2023 Research



Historical Data


2022 Research


 Sightings on Ralston Creek Trail





Neighbors from Ralston Creek and Croke Canal Areas






2022 Archived Communication