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Project Name
Rolling Meadows Bull Hill Sketch Plan
Description
East Trib. JCC channel on site- CDR-23-004 Rolling Meadows Channel MDDP DR221 Drainage Basin Closure
Location
Parcels
5500000324 5500000324 5500000383 5500000383 5500000385 5500000385
Applicant
Matrix Design Group, Inc.
Jason Alwine ( jason_alwine@matrixdesigngroup.com )
(719) 457-5609
Jason Alwine ( jason_alwine@matrixdesigngroup.com )
(719) 457-5609
EA Number
EA21164
File Number
SKP233
Project Manager
Kari Parsons
Status
Active
Created
9/1/2021 2:39:40 PM

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Review Comments (82)

Link Agency Comment
View EPC Parks Department
7/15/2024 10:52:14 AM
El Paso County Parks and Community Services Department, Final Comments, 2nd Submittal - Please See Attached Documentation (Originally endorsed by the Park Advisory Board on April 10, 2024) 7/15/2024 10:52:14 AM
US Fish Wildlife, Ecological Svcs. (USDOI, Fish & Wildlife Svc.)
7/12/2024 12:46:27 PM
Hello Kari Parsons,

Thank you for contacting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service). The Service has reviewed the Rolling Meadows Bull Hill project and has no concerns with this project resulting in impacts to species listed as candidate, proposed, threatened, or endangered.

We appreciate your efforts to ensure the conservation of threatened and endangered species. Thank you for contacting us and please let me know if you have any further questions.

Project Code: 2024-0110288

Sincerely,
Emily Berchem
7/12/2024 12:46:27 PM
View Widefield SD 3
7/11/2024 3:53:48 PM
7/11/2024 3:53:48 PM
View Widefield SD 3
7/11/2024 3:52:42 PM
7/11/2024 3:52:42 PM
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
7/9/2024 12:12:46 PM
Please refer to the previous letter sent on April 3, 2024.

If you need any further information, feel free to contact me directly.
7/9/2024 12:12:46 PM
Colorado Springs Planning & Community Development
7/5/2024 4:09:16 PM
City Planning would still recommend annexation, however cannot be required unless City utilities are requested/required. 7/5/2024 4:09:16 PM
Colorado Springs Planning & Community Development
7/5/2024 4:08:48 PM
City Planning would still recommend annexation, however cannot be required unless City utilities are requested/required. 7/5/2024 4:08:48 PM
Colorado Springs Airport Advisory Commission
7/3/2024 9:04:29 PM
Outside Airport Overlay 7/3/2024 9:04:29 PM
Colorado Springs Airport Advisory Commission
7/3/2024 9:02:19 PM
Outside of Airport Overlay 7/3/2024 9:02:19 PM
Pikes Peak Regional Building Department
7/3/2024 10:41:48 AM
Enumerations has no comment at this stage.


Amy Vanderbeek
Enumerations Plans Examiner
Pikes Peak Regional Building Department
O: 719-327-2930 E: Amy@pprbd.org
7/3/2024 10:41:48 AM
Fountain Mutual Irrigation Company
7/1/2024 7:15:05 AM
Fountain Mutual Irrigation Co. (FMIC) canal system lies within the Lorson Ranch Development Project on the west side of Jimmy Camp Creek. The canal system heads south parallel to Jimmy Camp Creek and crosses the Jimmy Camp Creek in a 48" diameter pipe before existing this development project heading toward the Old Appletree Golf Course in a southerly direction.

FMIC takes no further exception to this Rolling Meadows/Bull Hill Development project. FMIC takes no further exception to either if these proposed projects and will have no further comments pertaining to either of these projects.
7/1/2024 7:15:05 AM
Security Fire Protection District
6/28/2024 10:16:04 AM
See Previous Comments 6/28/2024 10:16:04 AM
Security Fire Protection District
6/28/2024 10:15:20 AM
Do you have a commitment letter from Security Fire department?
Consideration, Rolling Meadows is outside of the 5 Mile IOS rating area and Will have an ISO rating of 10 (No Fire Protection Class) This is the highest insurace rating, meaning the most expensive. I recommend the developer start conversations with Security Fire Department on how and wear a new fire station thet could service these areas could be located.
6/28/2024 10:15:20 AM
RBD Floodplain
6/27/2024 3:28:46 PM
Floodplain improvements/modifications must be approved by FEMA and effective via CLOMR/LOMR prior to plating any lots in the current effective floodplain 6/27/2024 3:28:46 PM
View Parks Advisory Board
4/12/2024 4:09:26 PM
El Paso County Parks and Community Services Department Final Comments - Please See Attached Documents (Endorsed by the Park Advisory Board on 04/10/2024) 4/12/2024 4:09:26 PM
Colorado Springs Airport Advisory Commission
4/10/2024 10:20:32 AM
Outside Airport Overlay 4/10/2024 10:20:32 AM
View Colorado Parks and Wildlife
4/3/2024 8:42:17 AM
4/3/2024 8:42:17 AM
View El Paso County Conservation Dist
3/27/2024 10:16:54 AM
Brief comments attached. 3/27/2024 10:16:54 AM
View EPC Parks Department
3/27/2024 9:44:46 AM
El Paso County Parks and Community Services Department Preliminary Comments - Please See Attached Documents (To be presented to the Park Advisory Board for endorsement on 04/10/2024) 3/27/2024 9:44:46 AM
Colorado Springs Planning & Community Development
3/23/2024 10:55:32 AM
Planning + Neighborhood Services will still recommend Annexation. A pre-application meeting can be requested to discuss with City Staff further. 3/23/2024 10:55:32 AM
Colorado Geological Survey
3/22/2024 4:19:07 PM
As requested by the county (email, February 26, 2024), the Colorado Geological Survey (CGS) has reviewed the submittal (File Number SKP233, located in the vicinity of 38.7612, -104.6179). RMG has responded to our previous comments (CGS, October 12, 2023, EP-23-0066). A Response to Comments (RMG, Job No. 187746, January 23, 2024) and Amended Soils and Geology Study (RMG, Job No. 187746, August 5, 2022, Amended January 30, 2024) were included in the resubmittal.

RMG has drilled over 60 borings, and Entech’s report shows 40 borings nearby. Only two of these are reported to have encountered groundwater during drilling. RMG’s report has mapped (Fig-81-1) areas with potentially and seasonally shallow groundwater. No site boring map has been provided to show which borings were drilled in this area and if that includes the two borings with measured groundwater (Test Boring 11, with water measured at 17 feet, and Test Boring 15, with water measured at 14 feet).

A map of the boring locations in conjunction with the map showing potentially and seasonally shallow groundwater will help guide where the geologic constraint of shallow groundwater should be evaluated and where the future boring and monitoring locations should be focused. We recommend the county require a site boring map to determine where the two borings with measured groundwater are located, how many borings have been drilled in these areas, and their depths.

RMG states in its response that “Shallow groundwater, if present at the time of home construction, is not projected to affect more than a very small percentage of the lots and does not warrant large-scale or development-wide mitigation.” The results of the subsurface investigation for the sketch plan appear to support this conclusion. However, the areas with potentially shallow and seasonally shallow groundwater have not specifically been investigated and evaluated. Underdrain systems for these areas may still be warranted.

CGS does not object to conditional approval of the sketch plan provided that during preliminary planning
• Shallow groundwater is investigated using site-specific monitoring for seasonal variations in the areas mapped with potentially and seasonally shallow groundwater. Recording groundwater elevations should be done as part of this monitoring, thus ensuring the data is helpful for site grading and evaluating any plans for below-grade or basement construction.
o Investigation of shallow groundwater conditions cannot be left to site-specific investigations due to seasonal and yearly variations of this geologic constraint that are not typically evaluated during a single drilling event. Furthermore, it is generally too late to plan an underdrain for a subdivision or part of a subdivision that may be needed during site-specific investigations.
• Yearly precipitation data is evaluated with the monitoring program to evaluate expected variation in groundwater elevations further.

We understand that shallow foundations are planned. A note should be placed on the preliminary plans that in areas with potentially shallow groundwater and seasonally shallow groundwater, no inhabitable below-grade or basement areas will be allowed unless grading plans show grades will be raised in these areas or shallow groundwater conditions have been addressed with a monitoring program through all four seasons combined with a discussion of regional precipitation trends that can periodically increase the fluctuations expected in groundwater elevations. While the entire area may not require underdrains, the monitoring program can determine if underdrain systems will be needed in areas with potentially shallow groundwater and seasonally shallow groundwater and if they can be placed during the planned over-excavation for swelling and compressible soils and bedrock.

Matrix Design Group states that the commitment letter from the Water Service provider has been deferred to future submittals. The availability of groundwater for huge developments such as this can be problematic and is becoming more so due to drought and dwindling water resources. CGS recommends that the basis of assumptions of available groundwater for this project be provided to the county for review before approval of final plans.

Submitted 3/22/2024 by Jonathan R. Lovekin, P.G. Senior Engineering Geologist, Colorado Geological Survey, jlovekin@mines.edu
3/22/2024 4:19:07 PM
PCD Engineering Division
3/18/2024 4:56:06 PM
Review 2 comments on the following documents will be uploaded by the project manager:
-Sketch Plan
-MDDP
-Traffic impact study


reviewed by:
Daniel Torres
danieltorres@elpasoco.com
3/18/2024 4:56:06 PM
View PCD Project Manager
3/18/2024 4:51:16 PM
Traffic Impact Study Comments review 2 3/18/2024 4:51:16 PM
PCD Project Manager
3/18/2024 4:49:46 PM
Appendix D of the MDDP may have 2 wetland analyses that can be incorporated into the Riparian study for planning purposes. 3/18/2024 4:49:46 PM
PCD Project Manager
3/18/2024 4:48:12 PM
MDDP comments version 2 are not uploading to EDARP. Staff will try to upload to additional doc and email. 3/18/2024 4:48:12 PM
View PCD Project Manager
3/18/2024 4:40:13 PM
Riparian Analysis - Review 1 comments not addressed. The version 2 uploaded document had no changes. 3/18/2024 4:40:13 PM
View PCD Project Manager
3/18/2024 4:39:13 PM
Sub Summary Sheet- Please separate residential form Commercial categories 3/18/2024 4:39:13 PM
View PCD Project Manager
3/18/2024 4:42:21 PM
Review 2 Sketch Plan Drawing comments 3/18/2024 4:42:21 PM
View Widefield SD 3
3/18/2024 4:36:12 PM
3/18/2024 4:36:12 PM
View PCD Project Manager
3/18/2024 4:35:51 PM
Review 2 Letter of Intent comments 3/18/2024 4:35:51 PM
View Colorado Springs Utilities, Dev, Svc.(includes water resources)
3/18/2024 8:34:23 AM
Good morning Kari,
Please see the attached pdf copy of CSU's 2nd review of SKP233. The applicant just needs to show the existing 150-foot public utility easement under Reception # 218010561. This easement runs east/west right above Parcel "U".
Best,

Matthew Alcuran, MPA| Engineering Support Specialist Sr.
Utilities Development Services | Colorado Springs Utilities
1521 South Hancock Expressway| MC 1812 | Colorado Springs, CO 80903
O: 719-668-8261 |malcuran@csu.org
3/18/2024 8:34:23 AM
Colorado Springs Public Works
3/14/2024 2:59:34 PM
Engineering Development Review will require all public improvements to be built to full City Standards if this is chosen for pre-annexation per the IGA.

Joel Dagnillo, P.E.
Engineering Development Review
City of Colorado Springs
(719)385-5412
Joel.dagnillo@coloradosprings.gov
3/14/2024 2:59:34 PM
EPC Stormwater Review
3/14/2024 8:05:18 AM
Review 2: EPC DPW Stormwater comments have been provided (in orange text boxes) on the following uploaded documents:
- MDDP........................(to be uploaded by the Project Manager)

EPC DPW Stormwater comments have been resolved on the following documents:
- Sketch Plan

Reviewed by:
Mikayla Hartford
Stormwater Engineer I
MikaylaHartford@elpasoco.com
3/14/2024 8:05:18 AM
View Colorado Department of Transportation - Pueblo Office
3/12/2024 1:17:11 PM
3/12/2024 1:17:11 PM
Colorado Springs Utilities, Dev, Svc.(includes water resources)
3/11/2024 12:08:35 PM
CSU-LBS.
GSR. Gas easement review when preliminary plat is submitted.
3/11/2024 12:08:35 PM
Mountain View Electric Association, Inc.
3/11/2024 9:55:53 AM
MVEA has no comments at this time. Easements will be addressed at a later date. 3/11/2024 9:55:53 AM
View EPC Environmental Services
3/1/2024 2:25:17 PM
3/1/2024 2:25:17 PM
Security Fire Protection District
2/29/2024 9:37:18 AM
The Security Fire Department has no objectionsto the site plan as described. The Security Fire Department may require assistance with futuer infrstuctire such as additiona fire stations. Mark Stanwood for SFD 2/29/2024 9:37:18 AM
Upper Black Squirrel Creek GWMD
2/27/2024 2:55:12 PM
The Upper Black Squirrel Creek GWMD does not have any comments at this time but respectfully reserves the right to comment on future submittals. 2/27/2024 2:55:12 PM
Colorado Springs Public Works
2/26/2024 2:07:33 PM
Please show "on Figure 23 of the Master Traffic Impact Study" Meridian Road classified as six lanes Principal Arterial and Fontaine Boulevard "between Lamprey Drive and Meridian Road" classified as Principal Arterial.

Zaker Alazzeh, P.E.
Traffic Engineering Manager/Deputy City Traffic Engineer
City of Colorado Springs
(719) 385-5468
Zaker.Alazzeh@coloradosprings.gov
2/26/2024 2:07:33 PM
RBD Floodplain
2/26/2024 7:50:34 AM
Channel design covered in File Number CDR234
Comments logged in File Number CDR234
No comment on this file number skp233
2/26/2024 7:50:34 AM
Security Fire Protection District
12/6/2023 3:58:39 PM
No Objections to the scetch plan as submitted.
Mark Stanwood for Security Fire Department.
12/6/2023 3:58:39 PM
View EPC Health Department
12/1/2023 1:19:09 PM
12/1/2023 1:19:09 PM
View Widefield SD 3
11/9/2023 11:43:07 AM
11/9/2023 11:43:07 AM
Colorado Springs Airport Advisory Commission
11/6/2023 3:24:18 PM
Outside of Airport Overlay. 11/6/2023 3:24:18 PM
View Colorado Department of Transportation - Pueblo Office
10/31/2023 9:38:07 PM
10/31/2023 9:38:07 PM
View Colorado Parks and Wildlife
10/31/2023 10:53:38 AM
10/31/2023 10:53:38 AM
View PCD Engineering Division
10/18/2023 11:46:15 AM
Soils and Geology comments (Planning & DPW engineering): minor comments 10/18/2023 11:46:15 AM
View PCD Engineering Division
10/18/2023 11:45:22 AM
Traffic Study comments (Traffic review consultant and DPW engineering) 10/18/2023 11:45:22 AM
View PCD Engineering Division
10/18/2023 11:41:05 AM
Sketch Plan comments (Planning & DPW engineering) 10/18/2023 11:41:05 AM
PCD Engineering Division
10/18/2023 11:25:13 AM
Review 1 comments on the following documents will be uploaded:
-Sketch Plan
-MDDP
-Traffic impact study: includes outside traffic consultant comments and DPW Develpment Services engineering comments
-Soils & Geology report
-Letter of Intent: (uploaded by the project manager)

reviewed by:
Daniel Torres
danieltorres@elpasoco.com
10/18/2023 11:25:13 AM
View EPC Parks Department
10/13/2023 4:12:33 PM
See Parks comments attached. 10/13/2023 4:12:33 PM
View Colorado Geological Survey
10/13/2023 11:10:32 AM
10/13/2023 11:10:32 AM
View PCD Project Manager
10/12/2023 12:18:27 PM
Soli and Geology Report. Minor comments. Pleas note figure 83 indicates Floodway located on the northwest corner, please verify it is identified on the sketch plan. Sate if it is to remain as a natural feature openspace or to be mitigated. Please address CGS comments when provided. DPW Engineering may provide comments shortly. 10/12/2023 12:18:27 PM
PCD Project Manager
10/12/2023 12:04:22 PM
The City of Colorado Springs has expressed interest for site annexation. 10/12/2023 12:04:22 PM
PCD Project Manager
10/12/2023 11:14:18 AM
Please update water and wastewater report to include the updated uses. Please verify that the water tank sights and treatment buildings, pump and lift station tracts, are clearly depicted on the Sketch plan drawing. 10/12/2023 11:14:18 AM
View PCD Project Manager
10/12/2023 11:11:11 AM
Letter of Intent Comments. Engineering may provide additional comments once they complete their review. Daniel Torres is the lead DPW review engineer for the sketch plan project. 10/12/2023 11:11:11 AM
View PCD Project Manager
10/12/2023 11:07:08 AM
Sketch Plan Comments Planning Comments. The engineer has not completed there review and will upload additional SKP plan comments. 10/12/2023 11:07:08 AM
Pikes Peak Regional Building Department
10/12/2023 10:14:13 AM
Enumerations has no comment.


Amy Vanderbeek
Enumerations Plans Examiner
Pikes Peak Regional Building Department
O: 719-327-2930 E: Amy@pprbd.org
10/12/2023 10:14:13 AM
EPC Stormwater Review
10/16/2023 10:50:03 AM
Review 1: EPC DPW Stormwater comments have been provided (in orange text boxes) on the following uploaded documents:
- MDDP........................(to be uploaded with Development Services comments)
- Sketch Plan...............(to be uploaded with Development Services comments)

Reviewed by:
Mikayla Hartford
Stormwater Engineer I
MikaylaHartford@elpasoco.com
10/16/2023 10:50:03 AM
PCD Project Manager
10/11/2023 4:04:23 PM
Have you submitted an application to FEMA for the channel design? Can you provide a copy of that in the FEMA LOMA slot? 10/11/2023 4:04:23 PM
PCD Project Manager
10/11/2023 1:19:13 PM
Please revise application- this is not an amendment: the SKP from 2005 is expired. 10/11/2023 1:19:13 PM
PCD Project Manager
10/11/2023 1:14:32 PM
Please provide a noxious weed management report per EPC Environmental comments. 10/11/2023 1:14:32 PM
Colorado Springs Public Works
10/11/2023 1:12:54 PM
Engineering Development Review will require all public improvements to be built to full City Standards if this is chosen for pre-annexation per the IGA. In addition, Bradley Rd., Drennan Rd. and Meridian Rd. will have to be built to full City Standards adjacent to this development if chosen for pre-annexation. Work with Traffic Engineering and Engineering Development Review on required cross-section at time of plan submittal.

Joel Dagnillo, P.E.
Engineering Development Review
City of Colorado Springs
(719)385-5412
Joel.dagnillo@coloradosprings.gov
10/11/2023 1:12:54 PM
View PCD Project Manager
10/11/2023 1:11:07 PM
Natural Landforms, Vegetation, Riparian Analysis- This document will need to be completed to include field work. Please note: this is a base document for all subsequent land use applications. Please see redlines. Please view other SKP in EADRP: Flying Horse North, Grandview Reserve, Jaynes, to see examples of Natural Landforms, Vegetation, Riparian Analysis which is often combined with a wildlife report. 10/11/2023 1:11:07 PM
View PCD Project Manager
10/12/2023 11:21:18 AM
Wildlife Report- Please revise the report to update land uses. Delete the word amendment. Does this include analysis of wildlife in Channel or riparian areas? Are there owls on the property? Does a owl/ raptor survey need to be done? This is not a field report but a report gathered from in office tools. The sketch plan is first step and should include field reports that subsequent applications can be guided by. This is Moderate wildlife potential as mapped by GIS.

There is a field report done by Walsh Environmental Engineers and Biologist in the 2005 SKP file. One could update that 18 year old report and determine what areas of the SKP are impacted.
10/12/2023 11:21:18 AM
PCD Project Manager
10/11/2023 12:14:34 PM
The Subdision summary sheet will change with additional commercial land uses, and if applicable. more park land or fire/sheriff tracts. 10/11/2023 12:14:34 PM
PCD Project Manager
10/11/2023 12:11:34 PM
Please provide a email from water and wastewater District that you are in service area, and it is feasible to provide services for the planned area. 10/11/2023 12:11:34 PM
PCD Project Manager
10/11/2023 12:10:13 PM
Please provide receipt from CGS (email is fine) 10/11/2023 12:10:13 PM
View PCD Project Manager
10/11/2023 10:10:43 AM
Sketch Plan LOI checklist. Please verify all items are included in LOI in addition to the redline comments. 10/11/2023 10:10:43 AM
View Colorado Springs Utilities, Dev, Svc.(includes water resources)
10/10/2023 1:33:42 PM
Good afternoon Kari,
Please see the attached pdf copy of the Rolling Meadows / Bull Hill Sketch Plan Amendment submitted under SKP233 with CSU's 1st review comments:
* Show and label all easements encumbering the site including reception number or book and page.
* Show and label all existing utility service lines with diameter, material, and either Public and/or private.
Best,
Matthew Alcuran, MPA| Engineering Support Specialist Sr.
Utilities Development Services | Colorado Springs Utilities
1521 South Hancock Expressway| MC 1812 | Colorado Springs, CO 80903
O: 719-668-8261 |malcuran@csu.org
10/10/2023 1:33:42 PM
Colorado Springs Planning & Community Development
10/10/2023 12:58:44 PM
The City Planning Department is interested in discussing an annexation, please email gabe.sevigny@coloradosprings.gov. 10/10/2023 12:58:44 PM
View PCD Project Manager
10/12/2023 12:02:57 PM
https://epc-assets.elpasoco.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/12/Checklists/SketchPlan.pdf
Please see the sketch plan checklist link. Please provide the missing details. The detailed density break down is required per the checklist as are park land, trails, etc (amenities), major roadways, connection points off existing and future roadways.


Please depict and label all easements encumbering the site including reception number or book and page.
Please depict and label all existing utility service lines with diameter, material, and either Public and/or private.
10/12/2023 12:02:57 PM
Upper Black Squirrel Creek GWMD
10/5/2023 4:52:35 PM
This is not in the Upper Black Squirrel Creek Designated Basin. The Upper Black Squirrel Creek GWMD does not have any comments at this time but would respectfully reserve the right to comment on any future submittals. 10/5/2023 4:52:35 PM
View Traffic Consultant JR Engineering
10/5/2023 11:51:49 AM
TIS redlines 10/5/2023 11:51:49 AM
View Traffic Consultant JR Engineering
10/5/2023 11:51:04 AM
TIS comment memo. 10/5/2023 11:51:04 AM
Mountain View Electric Association, Inc.
10/5/2023 10:04:04 AM
No comment at this time from MVEA 10/5/2023 10:04:04 AM
View EPC Environmental Services
9/27/2023 12:15:13 PM
9/27/2023 12:15:13 PM
View El Paso County Conservation Dist
9/26/2023 11:02:54 AM
Brief comments attached as a .pdf. 9/26/2023 11:02:54 AM
Colorado Springs Public Works
9/19/2023 8:20:32 AM
Traffic Engineering has the following comments:

1- In the Major Thoroughfare Plan, all of the following streets are classified as six lanes Principal Arterials "Fontaine Boulevard, Meridian Road, Drennan Road, and Bradley Road". Please show and callout these roadway classifications in the Matrix Traffic Impact Study (TIS).

2- The developer will be responsible to construct all of Matrix TIS recommended roadway improvements or contribute the right amount of money to the City of Colorado Springs for all city roadway and intersection improvements.

Zaker Alazzeh, P.E.
Traffic Engineering Manager/Deputy City Traffic Engineer
City of Colorado Springs
(719) 385-5468
Zaker.Alazzeh@coloradosprings.gov
9/19/2023 8:20:32 AM
Fountain Mutual Irrigation Company
9/18/2023 9:07:37 AM
The Fountain Mutual Irrigation Co. (FMIC) canal system lies within the Lorson Ranch Development Project on the west side of the realigned Jimmy Camp Creek and north of Fontaine Blvd. The canal system proceeds to the south toward and through the Lorson Ranch project and crosses beneath the Jimmy Camp Creek channel with a 48" diameter RCP pipe heading toward the old Appletree Golf Course and proceeds in a southerly direction from this point.

The FMIC canal system will have no impact on the proposed Rolling Meadows/Bull Hill Development project(s). FMIC takes no further exception to these proposed projects and will have no further comments pertaining to either of these projects.
9/18/2023 9:07:37 AM
RBD Floodplain
9/13/2023 3:02:57 PM
approved CLOMR required prior to early grading permit
effective LOMR required prior to final PLAT
9/13/2023 3:02:57 PM