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Frequently Asked Questions


Where is the Golden mine located?

North of Golden, west of SH 93, S of 56th Ave

The Dakota hogback area proposed for additional mining is visible looking west from the North Table Mountain Trail Parking lot.

Click on Map for detail. 


How do I "join" PTH?

Provide us with your contact information under Contact Us.  PTH will provide ongoing email updates to advocates that "join", donate or sign the PTH petition opposing the rezoning.  There is no cost to join PTH.

How do I make a donation to PTH?

Donations are processed using PayPal on the PTH website.


What are donations to PTH used for?

PTH donations are used to build community awareness of the proposed rezoning for mining and to offset business and marketing (outreach) expenses.   PTH community volunteers are not compensated.

Are donations tax deductible?

Donations are not tax deductible.

PTH is a non-profit corporation registered with the State of Colorado, Secretary of State.   PTH is not an IRS, 501c organization.

How can I help PTH?

Spread the word.  Tell family, friends, neighbors and associates about the rezoning being proposed for mining in our community.

Sign the PTH petition opposing this rezoning to expand mining on the Dakota hogback 

Support PTH with a donation

Submit public comments to Jefferson County Planning and Zoning

Attend public hearings (hearing dates are tbd at this time) of the Jefferson County Planning Commission and the Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners 

Who should I contact to voice an opinion regarding this proposal?

Submit comments to Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Case Manager, Matthew Karney at

Case Number 23-137296RZ

Street Address 21506 W. 56th Ave

Who are the PTH Board of Directors?

Citizen volunteers

Bill O’Brien

Mike Rawluk

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