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CIMARRON COMMUNITY ROUNDTABLE NOTES

CIMARRON COMMUNITY ROUNDTABLE
NOTES from NOV 20, 2017 MEETING
FRONTIER COMMUNITY INTIATIVE DISCUSSION
SUMMARY
 The application for the grant has to come from a 5-member steering committee and must have a local
government partner and partner with a 501-C3 (the Chamber is working to establish a 501-C3 in time for the
application deadline).
 Foundations that are seriously considering financial support for a project:
o Phillips Foundation
o NM Resiliency Alliance
o Ausherman Family foundation (Jim is a Trustee)
 Need to revisit Cimarron Strategic Plan
 Deadline for the application is January 31, 2018
PROJECT SUGGESTIONS
1. FINISH SANTA FE TRAIL SCENIC BY-WAY PROJECT
a. Put the last photo up
b. Picnic tables, restrooms
c. Dog walking area
d. Trash cans
e. Directional signs (welding project)
f. Landscaping
g. Skate park
2. IMPROVE VILLAGE PARK; perhaps a large chair for people to take group/family pictures in.
3. PLACE-FINDING SIGNS
4. PARKING FOR LARGE RV’S TO STOP IN TOWN
5. TRAFFIC CALMING/PEDESTRIAN CROSSWALKS ON US HWY 64
6. WALKING TRAILS AROUND THE VILLAGE
7. IMPROVE BALLFIELDS IN WEST END OF TOWN; including grading, lighting, landscaping, backstops/dugouts,
bleachers, & facilities (bathroom, concession stand, dressing rooms, storage)
8. SKATE PARK – location to be determined
9. FAÇADE SQUAD
10. NEW VISITOR CENTER with parking and restrooms
NEXT ROUNDTABLE MEETINGS:
 Monday, December 4, 2017 (narrow down possibilities)
 Monday, January 15, 2018 (make final decisions)
 Meet at Baptist Church at 5:15pm

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