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.
2020 Telephone Town Halls
See below for more information on telephone town halls hosted by the Board of County Commissioners and Jeffco Public Health.
August 31, 2020: Budget
The BCC is hosted telephone town hall on the county's budget on Monday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. The commissioners discussed important issues in Jefferson County regarding our budget, such as CARES Act funds, information on how the COVID-19 crisis and other factors that are affecting our budget and the Jefferson County economy.
April 22, 2020: COVID-19
The BCC hosted a virtual telephone town hall on Wednesday, April 22, 5:45-6:45 p.m. and provided an update about how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting our Jefferson County community, its businesses and those in need. Following a short presentation, community members had an opportunity to ask questions and engage with the panel. To learn more, read the report or listen to the audio recording.
See the COVID-19 web page for latest information from Jefferson County Public Health.
The Next Normal — Looking Ahead to COVID-19 Recovery
On May 27, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) will hosted a telephone town hall focused on recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. JCPH’s Executive Director, Dr. Mark B. Johnson, provided a brief update on COVID-19, followed by a series of panelists speaking to what long-term recovery could look like, how to cope and the many resources available in Jefferson County to support our community during this time. Following the short presentation, community members had an opportunity to ask questions and engage with the panel.
See Public Health’s Community Conversations page to learn more and to view past telephone town halls hosted by Jeffco Public Health.
Past Telephone Town Halls
See below to listen to recordings and read reports from past telephone town halls with the Board of County Commissioners.
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 9, 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.
2017 Telephone Town Hall
The Board of County Commissioners held a live telephone town hall on October 17 to discuss the 2018 budget and other topics as time allowed. The BCC called 50,000 randomly selected phone numbers in Jefferson County and those who pre-registered. For more information, please see the below report summary or listen to the recording of the live meeting.