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    Fresh Start - Relief for Outstanding Warrants in Jefferson, Gilpin Counties

    Fresh Start will be held Saturday, Aug. 14. People with active warrants for non-violent, low-level misdemeanor and traffic charges in Gilpin or Jefferson counties will have an opportunity to resolve their case without being arrested. Read on...
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    Applications Open for Jefferson County Volunteer Boards and Commissions

    The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners announced a call for applications to serve on numerous county volunteer boards and commissions. Applications will be accepted July 1 through July 31. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Seeks Resident Feedback

    Jefferson County is setting its sights on the future, as well as on pandemic recovery needs for communities. Please take two community surveys - your input is important. Read on...
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    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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    Changes to Front Circle of Administration and Courts Facility

    To increase safety at the Jefferson County Administration and Courts Facility, the front roundabout will be permanently closed to vehicle traffic beginning on July 26. The project is scheduled to be completed by mid-September. Read on...
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    Thank You for Supporting Jeffco Gives Virtual Food Drive

    This year’s goal was to raise 25,000 meals from June 1 through 22. You raised more than 36,000 meals. This is by far the greatest amount raised in the 27-years of the food drive. See the final reveal video and thank you by Jeffco Commissioners. Read on...
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    Challenges Still Loom as Commissioners Begin Work on 2022 Budget

    The county budget is a year-round endeavor, but as we move into the summer months, our work ramps up as we develop and prepare the proposed budget for next year. Read on...
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    Dahlkemper Offers Insight to Being a County Commissioner

    There's an old proverb that says, if you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. It truly captures the spirit of our work as county commissioners. Read on...
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    US 6 and Heritage Interchange Design Public Meeting

    Golden, CDOT and Jefferson County are partnering to improve the US 6 and Heritage interchange. View design alternatives and provide your input on June 9. Read on...
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    Road Closure: 32nd Avenue, McIntyre Street to Ford Street

    The City of Golden will Close 32nd Avenue between McIntyre Street and Ford Street starting June 1, 2021. Read on...
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    Let's Clear the Air We Share

    With COVID-19 being a respiratory illness, it is critical to prevent exposure to anything that may compromise lung health, including secondhand tobacco smoke and vapor from e-cigarettes. Read more.
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    Jeffco Commissioners to Host Telephone Town Hall on May 17

    The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners (BCC) is hosting a telephone town hall on Monday, May 17 at 6 p.m. During this meeting, the commissioners will welcome Jeffco Public Health experts to discuss important COVID-19 updates. Read on...
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    New Drop Boxes at Jefferson County Administration and Courts Facility

    Drop boxes were recently added to the desk just inside the main entrance of the Jefferson County Administration and Courts Facility, where citizens can drop off documents for various offices and departments. Read on...
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    Wind Energy Regulation Updates

    Jefferson County drafted changes to the Zoning Resolution to address non-commercial Wind Energy Conversion Systems. Public input is requested by Monday, April 26.
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    Whiskey Decanters Return to Treasurer’s Office

    A collection of whiskey decanters belonging to former Jefferson County Treasurer Donald E. Couch have made their way back home to the Treasurer’s Office and are once again on display there. Read on...
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    Reflections: One Year of COVID-19 in Jeffco

    JCPH, the Board of Health and Board of County Commissioners reflect on one year of COVID-19 in Colorado and Jefferson County. Read more.
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    National Public Risk Management Awareness Day

    We would like to recognize our safety and risk teams and give kudos to all of these staff members and groups within Jefferson County who work so hard behind the scenes every day to enhance our ability to serve our community. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Moves to Level Yellow on State’s New Dial 2.0

    On Feb. 5, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced a new Dial Framework. Under the new dial, Jefferson County is under Level Yellow. Read more.
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    2020 Historically Jeffco Magazine Now Available!

    The Jefferson County Historical Commission invites you to read its annual publication, Historically Jeffco magazine. Read on...
  20. Jeffco COVID-19 Alerts

    New! Sign up for Notifications for COVID-19 Alerts

    Subscribe to the Jeffco COVID-19 Alerts notifications to get the latest information from JCPH. Read on...
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    Meet Your Newly Elected Jeffco Officials on Jan. 12

    Please join us for the 2021 Jefferson Count Elected Officials Swearing-In Ceremony. The ceremony will be held virtually via Webex on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 9 a.m. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Public Health Announces New Large Capacity COVID-19 Testing Sites

    Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH), in partnership with the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) and Curative Testing, is launching two new FREE COVID-19 testing sites in the county. Read on...
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    Jeffco Development and Transportation In-Person Services Closed

    Building Safety, Planning and Zoning and Transportation and Engineering divisions are closing in-person services due to the increase in the community spread of COVID-19. Staff are working remotely to provide online and virtual services. Read on...
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    Notice: First Amended Public Health Order 20-009

    In response to questions from the public and partners, we have added a number of clarifications to the First Amended JCPH PHO 20-009. This amended version is now in effect. Read more.
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    JCPH Announces New COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies to Help Protect Community

    Jefferson County relinquishes its local variance and implements a new public health order in a last effort to avoid being moved to level three in the state’s dial framework. Read more.
  26. County News

    Climate Action Plan Approved

    On Sept. 15, the Jefferson County Board of County Commissions adopted by majority vote Resolution No. CC20-254, a resolution acknowledging the global climate crisis and affirming the county’s commitment to climate action. Read on...
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    Commissioners Highlight Local Businesses in Video Series

    Jefferson County Commissioners Libby Szabo, Casey Tighe and Lesley Dahlkemper visited with business owners who are emphasizing public safety. These visits were filmed and a series of videos is now available on our YouTube channel. Read on...
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    Jeffco Sustainability and Human Services Partner to Distribute Free LED Lighting Kits

    The free LED lighting kits will help residents save energy and money at home. The kits each include 10 specialty LED light bulbs and a solar-powered USB battery pack. Read on...
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    Sheltair Unveils New Denver FBO Terminal and Hangar Complex

    Sheltair is proud to announce the opening of its new state-of-the-art FBO and hangar complex at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC) in Broomfield, Colorado. Read on...
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    Jeffco Hope Fund to Help Strengthen and Stabilize Community Organizations Responding to COVID-19

    Community First Foundation created the Jeffco Hope Fund to strengthen and stabilize community organizations responding to and impacted by COVID-19. With a $1 million contribution to the fund, the Foundation welcomes donations from the Jeffco community. Read on...
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    Jeffco Strong: Working Together to Keep Our Community Healthy and Safe

    Jeffco has a long tradition of coming together to care for one another in times of crisis. Please read this important note from your Jefferson County Commissioners on the COVID-19 response in Jeffco. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Online Services Page Now Available

    With Jefferson County offices closed due to COVID-19, the county compiled a page for citizens to find resources for doing business online. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Board of Commissioners Directs a Closure of County Offices

    As the COVID-19, or Coronavirus, becomes more widespread, the Board of County Commissioners has directed the closure of all county offices to the public, effective today, March 16. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Declares Local Emergency to Address COVID-19

    On March 13, Commissioner Dahlkemper signed a Disaster Declaration, allowing the county to activate certain response plans and makes the county eligible for funds that may come available to assist in the mitigation efforts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Government Properties Go Tobacco-Free

    Effective February 3, 2020, smoking and the use of tobacco products will not be permitted on Jefferson County Government properties except in select, marked Designated Tobacco Use Areas (DTUA) and private vehicles. Read on...
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