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    Jeffco 2023 Point-in-Time Count Volunteer Sign-up

    Heading Home is now recruiting volunteers to conduct interviews with homeless individuals and families in emergency shelters, human service organizations, parks, and other places where unhoused residents spend time. We need your help! Read on...
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    Jefferson County Internet Access Survey

    Jefferson County needs your input on the current state of broadband where you live or work. Community feedback is critical to help the county secure grant funding that will allow internet service providers to plan new broadband initiatives in Jeffco. Read on...
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    Read our latest Engage Jeffco e-newsletter

    Engage Jeffco includes important updates from the county, community events, classes, health and safety tips, announcements and more. Read on...
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    TABOR, ARPA and Developing the Jefferson County Budget

    For some, the county budget may seem like nothing more than a thick pile of indecipherable numbers, detailed charts and spreadsheets. Read about Jefferson County's budget process and the importance of community input. Read on...
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    Giving Tree returns to Jeffco Administration and Courts Facility

    Jefferson County’s annual holiday tree will be in the atrium of the Administration and Courts Facility on Nov. 21. The Giving Tree continues the tradition of including tags with holiday gift wishes from some of Jeffco's less fortunate children. Read on...
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    Gratitude Goes Beyond One Day a Year

    By definition, gratitude means “the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.” Read on...
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    Fresh Start - Relief for Outstanding Warrants

    The Fresh Start event will not only benefit individuals with outstanding warrants but will cut down on the costs to taxpayers and allow law enforcement to direct their resources toward offenders who commit higher level crimes. Read on...
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    Three Jefferson County Initiatives in November

    Jefferson County has put forth language for three ballot initiatives for the election this November. Ballots were mailed starting Oct. 17. Read on...
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    Jefferson County to Mail Residents TABOR Refund Checks

    Jefferson County property 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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    Jefferson County receives $1.1 million from Metropolitan Football Stadium District

    Representatives from the Metropolitan Football Stadium District (MFSD) presented a check for $1.1 million to the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners. Read on...
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    Commissioners to Host Telephone Town Hall on Sept. 29

    The Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners will host a telephone town hall on the county's budget and funding challenges Thursday, September 29 at 6 p.m. Read on...
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    Working to Reduce Wildfire Risk

    Take a drive in Evergreen, Conifer or Pine and you’ll easily see how the majestic views, mountain lifestyle and nearby trails continue to attract many to our area. Driving along these narrow back roads also make the area’s fire risk quickly evident. Read on...
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    Helping Kids Succeed on their “Paths”

    If the summer-ending-and-school-starting ritual makes you anxious, you aren’t alone. Read back to school thoughts from Commissioner Andy Kerr. Read on...
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    JSX Kicks Off Charter Service at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport

    On Aug. 4, JSX kicked off its charter jet service at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (RMMA) in Broomfield. They will offer publicly available nonstop flights on 30-seat jets from RMMA to Burbank, CA and Dallas, TX. 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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    Commissioners Announce Scientific & Cultural Facilities District 2022 Tier III Grant Awardees

    Cultural Council presents the SCFD 2022 Jefferson County Tier III grant funding plan to the Board of County Commissioners. Read on...
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    Jefferson County Working to Reduce Wildfire Risk

    Commissioners taking a collaborative, comprehensive approach to reducing wildfire risk. Read on...
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    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...
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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...
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    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...
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    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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    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...
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    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...
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