State of the County

Jefferson County Hosts First State of the County Event 

The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, in partnership with the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation (Jeffco EDC), hosted the first ever Jeffco State of the County event on March 13, 2019. This event, featuring all Jefferson County elected officials, highlighted Jefferson County successes of 2018 and share exciting news and opportunities for 2019.

With the county as a catalyst for innovation and committed to promoting the safety, health, and well-being of the community, this event also showcased how the county collaborates strategically with internal and external partners to promote economic vitality, opportunity and more!

View the videos below to see both the live portions of the event and the prerecorded videos shown at the event. You can also view the full event video on YouTube.

We also hosted a Facebook Live video at the beginning of the event.

View the Questions & Answers from the event

both those answered live and those that were submitted.

Year in Review

As our community, you deserve to know how your county works for you. In this report, you will find some of our biggest accomplishments of this past year and insight on how your taxpayer dollars are used to fund your programs and services.

Live Segment One

Watch the video of the first segment of the 2019 State of the County with an introduction from Jeffco EDC President and CEO Kristi Pollard, and featuring Commissioner Casey Tighe discussing the importance of collaboration.



The Stewardship segment features clips from Assessor Scot Keersgard, Treasurer Jerry DiTullio, Clerk & Recorder George Stern, and Surveyor Bryan Douglass.


Live Segment Two

Watch the video of the second segment of the 2019 State of the County, featuring Commissioner Libby Szabo discussing building resiliency to face our challenges head-on and working toward solving what we can today, for tomorrow.


Health & Well-Being

The Health & Well-Being segment features clips from Public Health Executive Director Dr. Mark Johnson, and Public Library Executive Director Donna Walker.


Live Segment Three

Watch the video of the third segment of the 2019 State of the County, featuring Commissioner Lesley Dahlkemper discussing how Jefferson County is cultivating partnerships to address fiscal challenges.



The Safety segment features clips from District Attorney Peter Weir, Coroner Annette Cannon, Sheriff Jeff Shrader, and a few words from County Manager Don Davis about the county and how we are working to make Jeffco the best place to live, work and play.


Live Segment Four and Q&A

Watch the video of the fourth segment of the 2019 State of the County, featuring County Manager Donald Davis discussing the great work of the Jefferson County employees as well as a Q&A session with Kristi Pollard.