Community Halls Project
Clifton · De Beque · Loma / Mack · Whitewater
Benefits of Completing Buildout of Mesa County Community Halls
Community Halls build strong, safe and inclusive communities; social interaction, volunteerism, and civic pride while promoting:
- Serving the entire county
- Supporting local economy
- Community Space
- Property Values
A Mesa County Community Hall hosts all kinds of events and is the hub for outdoor activities such as a playground, concerts, and celebrations.
Weddings and Celebrations
Children/Youth/Adult Learning Classes
Comments / Questions / Feedback
Vision, Goals, Objectives, Criteria
To provide an efficient and effectively managed network of community halls across the County that provides venues for people to meet and participate in the life of their communities and neighborhoods.
- Connect and empower residents.
- Community halls will meet the foreseeable recreation, cultural, social and sporting needs of the community.
- County-owned facilities are only part of a network of community halls and meeting facilities available to the community.
- Ensure that there is a geographical spread of halls and community halls throughout the County. The size and range of hall facilities offer sufficient variety to ensure a range of uses.
- To provide a guide to decision-making on hall or community halls proposals and facility divestment.
- To inform the community about the County’s approach to the Community Halls Project.
- To engage the community and receive feedback and input.
When deciding where a hall could be built, redeveloped, or divested, the County will consider the following criteria:
- The geographical spread of available community halls for community use
- Opportunities for community partnerships
- Financial viability
Clifton Community Campus
The Clifton Community Campus aims to better serve residents in Clifton while promoting a better quality of life through accessible services and resources.
The campus will be home to an early childhood education center, training center, community center, and the Clifton Library.
Construction is projected to cost $31 million, which is anticipated to come from various funding sources, including American Rescue Plan and additional state, federal, and private funding. The campus is scheduled to be completed and open to the public in 2024.
Current Proposed Services
Early Childhood Education Center and Training Hub
- 174 child care spots offering ample CO Child Care
- Assistance Program (CCCAP) spots
- Serving infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children
- Kitchen for healthy child care meals and snacks Indoor gross motor skills area
- Space for child evaluations and screenings Observation rooms for workforce training
- Office space for early childhood support services including Partnership for Children and Families
- Meeting space for childhood workforce training
Clifton Town Hall:
- Anticipated to be approximately 13,000 square feet
- One high school size basketball court with four additional hoops, two on each side for halfcourt play
- Court would double/entertain seating for 400 for other events
Storage for tables & chairs
- One commercial pantry/banquette kitchen
- Two offices
- Two restrooms with an estimated six water closets in each
- Exterior primary age playground & swing sets
Exterior toddler age playground & swing sets
- Exterior 40' to 60' gazebo
- Exterior movie wall
- Exterior handball court
- Exterior Restrooms
- Exterior grass areas
- Exterior landscaping
- 200+ child care spots offering ample CO Child Care Assistance Program (CCCAP) spots
- Serving infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-age children
- Kitchen for healthy child care meals and snacks
- Indoor gross motor skills area
- Space for child evaluations and screenings
- Observation rooms for workforce training
- Office space for early childhood support services, including Partnership for Children and Families
- Meeting space for early childhood workforce trainings
Clifton Library Branch
- 3 Classrooms (20 capacity)
- 3 study rooms (2 capacity)
- 3 Multipurpose rooms (50 capacity)
There are other library study rooms, conference rooms and outdoor classrooms in the current plan that could also be utilized.
3270 D ½ Road
Loma / Mack