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  1. County Commissioners receive a check from the Metro Football Stadium District

    Jefferson County receives $1.1 million from Metropolitan Football Stadium District

    Representatives from the Metropolitan Football Stadium District (MFSD) presented a check for $1.1 million to the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners. Read on...
  2. ARPA_News

    Jefferson County Food System Grant Open for Applications

    The Board of County Commissioners approved $1.7 million in ARPA funding to support Jefferson County's long-term food security and collective impact efforts. Applications are now open for the Jefferson County Food System Grant. Read on...
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    Jefferson County to Mail Residents TABOR Refund Checks

    Jefferson County property taxpayers will soon receive a TABOR refund check in the mail, as required by the state’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights Amendment (TABOR). Read on...
  4. Engage Jeffco

    Read our latest Engage Jeffco enewsletter

    Engage Jeffco includes important updates from the county, community events, classes, health and safety tips, announcements and more. Read on...
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    Working to Reduce Wildfire Risk

    Take a drive in Evergreen, Conifer or Pine and you’ll easily see how the majestic views, mountain lifestyle and nearby trails continue to attract many to our area. Driving along these narrow back roads also make the area’s fire risk quickly evident. Read on...
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    Jefferson County featured in PBS NewsHour story

    Jefferson County was featured in a recent PBS NewsHour story about the nationwide staffing shortages state and local governments are facing. The county's turnover rate has increased significantly over the past few years – from 9% in 2020 to 20% in 2022. Read on...
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    New YourJeffco app allows citizens to submit road maintenance requests

    Jefferson County is excited to announce the implementation of a new website and app, YourJeffco, that enables citizens, visitors, and business owners in the county to report issues and concerns about roads and bridges maintained by Jefferson County. Read on...
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    Helping Kids Succeed on their “Paths”

    If the summer-ending-and-school-starting ritual makes you anxious, you aren’t alone. Read back to school thoughts from Commissioner Andy Kerr. Read on...
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    JSX Kicks Off Charter Service at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport

    On Aug. 4, JSX kicked off its charter jet service at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (RMMA) in Broomfield. They will offer publicly available nonstop flights on 30-seat jets from RMMA to Burbank, CA and Dallas, TX. Read on...
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    Commissioners Announce Scientific & Cultural Facilities District 2022 Tier III Grant Awardees

    Cultural Council presents the SCFD 2022 Jefferson County Tier III grant funding plan to the Board of County Commissioners. Read on...
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    Good News From a Resident About the West Quincy Avenue Road Widening Project

    A young resident visits with construction crews at the West Quincy Avenue Road Widening Project. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Working to Reduce Wildfire Risk

    Commissioners taking a collaborative, comprehensive approach to reducing wildfire risk. Read on...
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    18 Months in Office: What I’ve Learned

    Commissioner Kraft-Tharp: As a commissioner, I work to listen to as many people as possible and go to where they are. Here's a bit about what I've learned so far... Read on...
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    GROC Conference Starts Discussions on How Best to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

    The Gateway to the Rockies Opioid Council (GROC) hosted a conference on June 23, 2022, to start discussions with stakeholders and the community about what historic settlement dollars from major drug manufacturers and distributors mean for our region. Read on...
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    Join us on Bike to Work Day

    Bike to Work Day is Wednesday, June 22. Jefferson County will host a breakfast station from 6:30-9 a.m. and we hope to see you there. Read on...
  16. Lesley Dalhkember headshot with news image text

    Moving Forward Together: The Opioid Crisis

    Many of us have been touched in one way or another by the devastating impact of the opioid epidemic. The numbers are daunting. Read on...
  17. 2022 Jefferson County Sustainability Awards

    Jefferson County Commissioners Honor Sustainability Award Winners

    The Jefferson County Commissioners and the Jefferson County Sustainability Commission are thrilled to announce the 2022 Sustainability Award winners, recognizing outstanding achievements related to environmental stewardship in Jefferson County. Read on...
  18. ARPA_News

    Jeffco Wildfire Safe Team Using ARPA Funding to Reduce Wildfire Risks, Protect Residents

    The focus of the Jeffco Wildfire Safe Team is to protect people and structures, reduce fuels, and recycle biomass across the county. And these plans are becoming a reality as one of the first approved and funded ARPA projects Jeffco is undertaking. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Announces New Alert System: LookoutAlert

    LookoutAlert allows individuals to receive emergency notifications from local authorities about potentially hazardous situations involving natural or manmade disasters, public safety incidents, severe weather, and other emergencies. Read on...
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    Fresh Start - Relief for Outstanding Warrants

    Fresh Start will be held Saturday, April 30. People with active warrants for non-violent, low-level misdemeanor and traffic charges will have an opportunity to resolve their case without being arrested. Read on...
  21. Tracy Kraft-Tharp headshot with news image text

    County vs. Household Budgets: The Same Right?

    As commissioners we encourage citizens to contact us with their concerns and questions regarding the county. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Board of Health Welcomes New Board member

    The Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners appointed Hilda Gehrke as the newest member to the Jefferson County Board of Health, the governing board for Jefferson County Public Health. Read more.
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    Community Budget Forums – Jefferson County Needs Your Input

    Which county services matter the most to you? Participate in a Community Budget Forum and let us know what your needs and priorities are. Forums will be held in April and May. Read on...
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    What Jefferson County Funding Challenges Mean to You

    Jefferson County has a reputation as a wonderful place to live, visit, and conduct business. However, the quality services the county provides to residents and local businesses come at a cost. Read on...
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    How Jefferson County Serves its Community

    Jefferson County is a beautiful place to call home. Our innovative spirit attracts businesses, and our breath-taking surroundings draw outdoor enthusiasts. Read about how the county serves its community. Read on...
  26. County News

    Facing Foreclosure? Federal Mortgage Assistance is Available

    Foreclosure advice and information from the Jefferson County Public Trustee's Office - Jerry DiTullio and Holly Ryan, including links and details for Federal foreclosure assistance. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Board of Health Votes to Rescind PHO 21-006

    During a special Jeffco BOH meeting on February 10, the Jeffco BOH voted to rescind PHO 21-006, the order requiring the use of masks in all public, indoor settings, including school and childcare settings, effective Feb. 11, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Read more.
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    Commissioner Kraft-Tharp Shares Year-End Reflections and New Year Plans

    Commissioner Tracy Kraft-Tharp shares thoughts about her first year as a county commissioner, as well as plans for 2022. Read on...
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    Abel Montoya named new Jeffco Director of Development and Transportation

    Abel Montoya has been named the Jefferson County Development and Transportation Director, reporting directly to County Manager Don Davis. He officially began his new role on Dec. 30, 2021. Read on...
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    Sharing Our Paths, Roadways and Trails

    Commissioner Kerr discusses share the “road” etiquette, possible new legislation coming in 2022, and an update to Jefferson County's bike plan. Read on...
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    Commissioner Kraft-Tharp Talks TABOR

    Having lived in Jefferson County for 24 years, I know firsthand our quality of life is unparalleled. We have a reputation as a wonderful place for all to thrive. Read on...
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    Fresh Start Given to 50 People with Warrants in Jefferson, Gilpin Counties

    People with active warrants for a traffic offense, probation violation or low-level, non-violent misdemeanor in Gilpin or Jefferson County were offered a chance to get back on track without being arrested. Read on...
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