One tool the county is using to provide, and update, constituents on important county business is telephone town halls. This popular way to reach out has helped the commissioners stay in touch with thousands of Jefferson County residents; provide a platform for asking questions of the board; and, provide feedback to the commissioners on issues facing the county.
2021 Telephone Town Halls
Nothing scheduled at this time. Please see below for recordings and reports from past town halls.
Past Telephone Town Halls
See below to listen to recordings and read reports from past telephone town halls.
Sept. 9, 2021 at 6 p.m.
The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners hosted a telephone town hall on mental health on Thursday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. We called 50,000 randomly selected phone numbers to participate. During this over-the-phone meeting, commissioners welcomed Jefferson Center for Mental Health Executive Director Dr. Kiana Kuenzler, Sheriff Jeff Shrader, and Michelle Gonzales from Jeffco Public Schools who talked about several important aspects of mental health that are affecting so many aspects of our lives.
May 17, 2021
The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners hosted a telephone town hall, calling out 50,000 randomly selected phone numbers, on Monday, May 17 at 6 p.m.
During this over-the-phone meeting, the commissioners along with Jeffco Public Health experts, discussed important COVID-19 updates. The commissioners and county staff also discussed the countywide strategic plan, the budget for 2022, and the American Rescue Plan Act funds. See the meeting report and audio recording below to learn more.
December 17: Moving Forward Through COVID-19: Vaccination, Testing and Community Resources
Jefferson County Public Health, along with the Board of County Commissioners, hosted a telephone town hall about COVID-19 on Thursday, Dec. 17 at 5:30 p.m. We called 50,000 randomly selected phone numbers to participate.
Jeffco Public Health experts discussed important COVID-19 issues in Jefferson County including how we are doing with COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations and what to expect as vaccinations become available. We will also provide information on what we as a community can do to slow the spread and the resources available to the Jeffco community.
August 31: Budget
May 27: The Next Normal — Looking Ahead to COVID-19 Recovery
April 22: COVID-19
2019 Telephone Town Hall
The Board of County Commissioners hosted a live telephone town hall May 8 and approximately 100,000 randomly selected phone numbers were called to participate in this one-hour over the phone meeting. The focus was the county’s financial challenges, and other questions were also taken. To learn more, read the report or listen to the audio recording.
Report - May 8, 2019 (pdf)
Audio Recording - May 8, 2019 (YouTube)
2018 Telephone Town Hall
The Board of County Commissioners held a live telephone town hall on the evening of July 11 and called 100,000 randomly selected phone numbers. During this one-hour, over the phone meeting, the commissioners discussed topics related to development in Jefferson County. Phone calls will be made to the pre-registered list and to randomly selected phone numbers in Jeffco. For more information, please see the below report summary or listen to the recording of the live meeting.