Goals for Project Sangreal - The
Internetwork for the Village of Westcliffe, Colorado
Increase the number of visiting guests in
the Winter season.
- Communicate recreation
opportunities in the Westcliffe, Colorado area using the
Internet's World Wide Web technology to the 156 million
users of the Internet.
started construction of a Website at: http://sangre-de-cristo.com
visits to the Community in the Winter months by
Communicating the wealth of Winter recreation available
in this area.
Westcliffe and the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness as an
alternative to Estes Park, Colorado and Rocky Mountain
- Encourage the
development of Winter recreation activities that are Fun!
Offer opportunities to Learn by
developing a robust Community based educational system.
- Consider being Teachers to the
people who come to visit the Westcliffe community.
Consider the visitors as Students.
- Offer Learning opportunities
and opportunities for increased Wellness to both the
visitors and the residents.
- Offer Learning experiences
from the Scientific, Athletic, Spiritual, Philisophical,
Artistic and Theological traditions. The more facets to
the Learning experience, the more well rounded the
Community will be.....
- Provide an attractive and
comfortable environment as an important part of the
Learning experience..... We need excellence from the Teachers
as well as attractive Learning
environments. Move toward Balance.....
The physical environment is only part of the Learning
- Encourage people to Learn as
much as they are comfortable with each day.....
- If you are Learning;
you will be having Fun!
Attract a Engineering, Scientific &
Theological research community.
- Provide balance to the current
economy which is based primarily on ranching and
residential construction by attracting a small
Engineering, Scientific & Theological research
- Use the Internet to express
our desire for a permanent community of Knowledge
- Encourage the evolution of a
robust Telecommunications infrastructure to support the
- Use the Internet to establish
an Intellectual connection between the Village of
Westcliffe and the rest of the world.
- The Beauty of the
surrounding area will be reflected in their work.
Increase the revenue stream for
- Introduce methodologies from
the fields of Operations Research and Information Systems
analysis into the Westcliffe, Colorado community. Revenue
increases of 15% - 70% are achievable.
- Focus at first on helping the
local Ranching Community; then move into the general
- Teach the residents of the
Village of Westcliffe how to use the Internet to lead
more successful lives.
- We have to keep getting
better if we are going to Survive!
Introduce the benefits of Teamwork.
- Introduce the benefits of Team
approaches to most challenges.
- Use the technology of the
Internet to encourage Teamwork and Communication.
- Use the Internet newsgroup
"co.general" to post status
reports. Look for a subject field of "Project
Sangreal - Internetwork for Westcliffe, Colorado"
- Establish the Internet
to increase Communication within the Westcliffe
- Introduce the use of
cross-functional Teams that Communicate using Internet
- Share what we are learning in
the course of Project Sangreal with all the Alpine
communities of Colorado.
- Move toward synchronized
- Work smarter not harder!
Construct and publish a Strategic
Plan/Engineering Roadmap for the Community using input from a
Community wide cross-functional Team.
- With help from the
Sonoran Institute, begin a Visioning process that will
lead to publishing a Strategic Plan for the Community.
- The Strategic Plan
should be a 5 year projection with updates at least once
a year for the next five years.
- Finish the first
iteration of the plan by July 4th, 2000.
- Plan for a maximum
population in Custer County of 12,000 people by year
2012; 20% of the population will live in the Village of
- Publish the plan on
the Internet, in the form of a paper document available
in the Westcliffe public library and in the existing
Community newspaper, the Wet Mountain Tribune.
- If you have a
Roadmap, it is easier to See where you are going.
Construct a hypermedia knowledge base for
the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness and the Village of Westcliffe
area using World Wide Web technology.
- Capture the scientific,
historical, and cultural Knowledge unique to this area.
Construct a knowledge base and Communicate that Knowledge
in the form of the text, color images, sounds and video
clips referred to as hypermedia.
- Using a Combination of
Internet related technologies along with the existing
printing and distribution systems of the local newspaper
and the facilities of the local public library; increase
the level of Communication and the collection and
dissemination of Knowledge in the Community.
- The first step toward
Enlightenment is of course....... Knowledge.