Prior Meetings

Date & Type

Topics & Speakers

May 21st,
Amy Cara, Managing Partner, East West Partners, will present the most recent update on Cherry Creek West, the project which will fill the 13 acres at the west end of the Cherry Creek Shopping Center with eight and twelve story residential and office buildings, ground floor retail, and green space for pedestrians and events. A mobility study is being completed to address any traffic issues.

Tara Brickell, Executive Director, Cherry Arts, details the annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival which fills the streets of Cherry Creek North with over 250 juried artists ready to share their talent with the world. Expect plenty of art, live music, kids’ activities, food, and more.
Feb 20th,
Christine Des Enfants, the Executive Director of the Cherry Creek Chamber of Commerce, presented the Chamber’s update on developments in the Cherry Creek Area. The Cherry Creek Area has experienced incredible growth in both its retail, office, and residential developments, which will be clearly illustrated and discussed in her report at the meeting.

Christine has given this very informative development report at the Cherry Creek Steering Committee for business and community leaders for several years. Her presentations have been well received by all attendees each year. 
Oct 17th, 2023
DISTRICT 3 POLICE REPORT – Commander Carlos Aragon is the Commander for Denver Police District 3, which covers all of the Cherry Creek area. He will be discussing City and Cherry Creek plans and progress in addressing crime, and the greater presence of police in Cherry Creek and other neighborhoods. He will also introduce his key Cherry Creek police officers and take your questions.
Churchill Bunn, Owner – As you have seen in the BID construction activities, the partial block where the popular Cherry Cricket restaurant is located will be important part of this development. Churchill Bunn will be describing the project construction plans and, especially, how the Cherry Cricket will continue to provide award-winning hamburgers.
At the Annual General Resident Meeting in October, CCNNA votes to elect members to its vacant Board seats. This year the following four current members with their responsibilities will be up for re-election approval. Interested supporting members may be nominated from the floor.
Aug 15th,
Amy Cara, Managing Partner for East West Partners, presented an update on the multi building office, residential, retail, and open space development on the 13 acres at the west end of the Cherry Creek Shopping Center.
DOTI staff presented on transportation topics including: bicycle network buildout, e-scooters, and other personal electric devices; and Denver Moves Cherry Creek, a plan to improve transportation in and around Cherry Creek.
May 16th, 2023
General Residents
Matt Joblon, BMC Development, discusses the redevelopment plans for Clayton Lane, including the area east of Whole Foods, the former Sears building and surrounding buildings from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue.
Click here to view Matts Slides
Scott Burton, Denver’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure. Presented the changes that are being proposed.   
May 3rd, 2023
Denver Mayoral Runoff Debate
Hosted at Bromwell School by the Cherry Creek Alliance & Cherry Creek Neighborhood Association on May 3rd 2023. Moderated by Ed Sealover with the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, candidates Kelly Brough & Mike Johnston answer questions about their plans for the City and the Cherry Creek neighborhood.
March 7,
The candidates for Cherry Creek and those at-large candidates that will represent all of Denver. 
Denver City Council District 5 Candidates: 
Councilwoman Amanda Sawyer
Michael Hughes
At-Large Denver City Council Candidates:
Marty Zimmerman
Penfield Tate III
Will Chan
Travis Leiker
Jeff Walker
Sarah Parady
Dominic Angelo Diaz
Tim Hoffman 



Oct 18,
Annual CCNNA Business 
Voting on Renewal of Board Members and Association Announcements 
Future of Denver Water
Jim Lochhead, Chief Executive Officer, Denver Water. 
Water is one of our most important future public issues. You will: (1) learn about water in Colorado and climate change’s impact; (2) explore Denver Water’s role and responsibilities in providing a safe, reliable water supply to 1.5 million people; (3) learn wise water use behaviors, and (4) learn how major municipal water providers across the Colorado River basin will need to commit to significant water reductions in water use. 
Ross Cherry Creek Library Update
Erika Martinez, Director Communications / Community Engagement, Denver Public Library. 
The library remains closed, but Erika will present an update on the current status of the building and the evaluation for reopening.



Aug 16,
General Residents
Denver Moves Cherry Creek
Walter Scheib, Department of Transportation and Infrastructure. 
This planning project will explore which infrastructure improvements will make it safer and more convenient to walk, bicycle, take transit, deliver goods, and drive in and around the Cherry Creek area. Also being studied are green infrastructure, parking, curbside uses and wayfinding in Cherry Creek. The results of this project will inform how Denver funds, designs, builds, and maintains the future multimodal transportation network of the entire Cherry Creek Area, including whether and how 1st Avenue will be redeveloped with safer pedestrian access.
Fraud Protection
Maro Casparian, Denver District Attorney Office
The District Attorney’s Consumer Fraud Protection program oversees a comprehensive program to educate consumers about scams and schemes operating in the Denver Metro area, and to assist those who have fallen victim to one of the numerous fraud events. All services of the program are free to the public.
Sidewalk Improvement Ballot Initiative
Jill Locantore, Exec Dir, Denver Streets
Partnership. If passed, the Denver Deserves Sidewalks program would be funded by a modest annual fee charged to property owners. The fee would provide ongoing funding for sidewalk repairs, removing the responsibility for repairs from adjacent property owners and placing this responsibility on the City.



May 17,
General Residents
Update from Councilman Hinds – Redistricting Results putting Cherry Creek in District 5.
Meet Amanda Sawyer – Cherry Creek’s future Councilwoman.
Cherry Creek New Project Update
Christine Des Enfants
Learn about the new planned developments in the greater Cherry Creek Neighborhood and the Cherry Creek North Business Improvement District (“BID”). Christine Des Enfants, Executive Director for the CCN Chamber of Commerce will present and explain what developments we can expect to see in the years ahead.
Design Review Process for Developments in the CCN BID 
Lilly Djaniants
The CCN Business Improvement District (BID) is one of the few areas of Denver for which there is a Design Review process, currently headed by Lilly Djaniants with the Denver Planning Department. Join us to hear from Lilly about how the CCN Design Review Board operates and how this process provides for a well-coordinated and predictable development outcome.



Feb 16,
General Residents
Cherry Creek West – Come See the Future of the Mall's West End!
Amy Cara, Managing Partner of East West Partners
Everyone wants to know what is going to happen at the west end of the Cherry Creek Shopping
Center. This 13 acre area will include green space, underground parking and mixed use buildings to complement the shopping center. The site named Cherry Creek West is being developed by East West Partners, working closely with Taubman Real Estate Group, the owner of the shopping center.
Updates From Our Representatives 
Denver City Councilman Chris Hinds, Colorado Legislative Representative Steven Woodrow, and Colorado Legislative Senator Chris Hansen will provide updates and answer questions.


Oct 19,
Annual CCNNA Business
An Evening Highlighting the Cherry Creek North Neighborhood Association
CCNNA – Your Neighborhood Voice 
Annual Board of Directors Vote 
Chris Hinds
Denver City Councilman, District 10 update
Nick Lemasters 
Cherry Creek North Bid update
Photography Club Presentation
by Ron Brady, with photos


Aug 17,
General Residents
Representative Steve Woodrow will report on the closing of the 2021 regular session of the Colorado State House including passed and pending legislation.
Jeramy Burkinshaw General Manager of the Cherry Creek Shopping Center will bring us up to date on upcoming events and post pandemic news.
Trash Talkin’ – Ever wonder if what you put in your recycle bin actually gets recycled? Learn about Colorado’s Zero Waste infrastructure with Eco-Cycle's Jasmin Barco. Bring your questions and “mystery items.” Those who have seen this presentation give it rave reviews!!


May 18,
General Residents
The Times, They are A-Changin’—New Marijuana Legislation
Changes are coming to Denver’s marijuana laws. The changes will be substantial and include providing for home delivery of marijuana products, allowing consumption in licensed establishments and mobile consumption buses. Our issues will include neighborhood engagement, environmental sustainability, protections for youth, density buffers and advertising restrictions. ERICA ROGERS from Denver Excise and Licenses will discuss the new laws and answer your questions.
Cherry Creek Arts Festival 2021 - New Dates, New Location!
As we move forward into a better year, the long awaited 30th Annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival promises to be bigger and better than ever! This nationally acclaimed event, unparalleled in high-quality and diverse offerings, is no ordinary show. Thousands of artists working in all media compete for a coveted booth at this curated venue for unique and original art. There will be live performances and culinary treats as well. The big news is that the Festival will be held Labor Day Weekend, Saturday September 4 through Monday, September 6. (Saturday and Sunday 10am-8pm, Monday 10-6). Admission to the event is free of course…and the location is so convenient: the Creekside of the Cherry Creek Shopping Mall. Find out how to get there, where to park, and how to “do” the Festival. Previews and more will be provided by TARA BRICKELL, Executive Director & CEO.
Ashlee Grace, Dept. Transportation & Infrastructure, "Denver Moves Cherry Creek"
What is the future of First Avenue? Covid-19 halted all planning in 2020, but now the City is working on a plan just for Cherry Creek addressing the still important questions of traffic flow, parking, pedestrian safety, bicycles, and landscaping. The overall planning process, framework, and anticipated outcomes will be discussed.


Feb 16,
General Residents
Legislative Update: 
Senator Hansen and Representative Woodruff will join us if and as time allows following the opening of the 2021 legislative session. 
City Update:
Councilman Hinds will provide an update on city issues affecting Council District 10, if and as time allows following the City Council meeting (being held on 2/16 due to the Presidents’ Day holiday on 2/15)
Wild Animal Sanctuary of Colorado:
Melanie and Mark Shellenbarger, our CCN neighbors, will discuss their recently published book, “Forever Wild, Forever Home”. Most of the proceeds from the sale of this book go to support the sanctuary. Just 40 miles north of Denver, this is the premier large carnivore sanctuary of the world. 
Tobacco Free Kids:
Bethany Gravel and the team from Tobacco Free Kids Colorado will present what is being done to help curb the use of tobacco products (including vaping products) in Colorado and let you know what you can do to help on their legislative effort. 
180 Madison Project Update:
In January 2020 Chris Schramm made an initial presentation for the residential apartment project being constructed at 180 Madison. Having heard residents’ comments and concerns, the project has been finalized and construction is now underway. Mr. Schramm and his Oz Architecture team will present the final renderings of the project and provide residents with a brief update of the construction timeline.