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  1. Opioid Council Conference

    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...
  2. Short Term Rental Regulation Update Community Meeting

    Short Term Rental Regulation Update Community Meeting

    Jefferson County Planning & Zoning is planning a virtual community meeting on Thursday, June 30 at 6 p.m. to discuss proposed short term rental regulation updates. Read on...
  3. Wildfilre Regulation Community Meeting

    Wildfire Regulation Update Community Meeting

    Jefferson County Planning & Zoning is planning a virtual community meeting on Tuesday, June 28 at 6 p.m. to discuss proposed wildfire regulation updates. 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...
  5. 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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    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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. Airport News

    Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport Ranked in the Top 5% of all FBOs in the Nation

    Sheltair's complex at RMMA landed in the top 5% of FBOs in Aviation International New's annual survey. Read on...
  13. Hilda Gehrke

    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.
  14. Community members listening to a presentation at a forum

    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...
  17. 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.
  19. Commissioner Kraft-Tharp headshot, name and district

    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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    Jefferson County to Mail Residents TABOR Refund Checks

    Jefferson County 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...
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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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