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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Jefferson County Illicit Discharges Information


Our storm sewer system is designed to carry runoff from rain and snowmelt and discharge it directly to the drainage way. Materials that are dumped or inadvertently washed into our storm sewer system can pollute our creeks and rivers. An illicit discharge ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory Provides Job Opportunities, Economic Impact to Jefferson Co


In fiscal year (FY) 2017, the economic impact of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) amounted to more than $1.1 billion nationwide, according to a study by the University of Colorado Boul...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Denver Water North System Renewal Project


Construction will begin on the North System Renewal Project (NSR), a critical update to Denver's northern infrastructure.  Denver Water is upgrading and modernizing the northern portion of its water system.

The NSR project involves installing the ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

I-25 Central Planning and Environmental Linkages Study Survey


I-25 from Santa Fe to 20th Street has time-worn infrastructure that has crashes and heavy delays almost every day. By 2040 the Denver-Metro region is expected to increase by 1.2 million people (37 percent) and the study area is undergoing big changes.

The ...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Jeffco Sheriff’s Office Offers Safe Medication Disposal

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Jefferson County, CO. – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has installed four safe disposal sites for residents to drop off unused or expired household medications. Secure medication drop boxes are now available at the following locations:

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Read our latest Engage Jeffco enewsletter


Our ongoing goal is to make Engage Jeffco a great resource for citizens to stay updated on county news, important services, events and much more. In addition, the Engage Jeffco enewsletter is a tool to help get citizens more engaged in their communities.


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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Jefferson County Among Colorado Communities Now “Open for Solar Business”


Jefferson County is among twenty cities, towns, and counties in Colorado have now received designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. Colorado now ties California ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Jeffco Elected Officials Sworn Into Office


On Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, Commissioners Casey Tighe and Libby Szabo hosted the Jefferson County Swearing-In Ceremony and First Judicial District Chief Judge Philip McNulty read the oaths and swore in the following: 

  • Assessor Scot Kersgaard
  • Clerk &a...
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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Read the Digital Edition of Historically Jeffco Magazine

Historically Jeffco Magazine

Historically Jeffco magazine is produced annually by the Jefferson County Historical Commission and is available free of charge. This year's magazine features stories revolving around the theme of "Building of Community."  Get your copy...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

New Campaign Calls on Coloradans to Check Tires Before Driving to Mountains


As Colorado’s mountains get blanketed with snow, advocates with CoPIRG Foundation and the I-70 Coalition have launched a new campaign called #BaldTiresSuck aimed at educating drivers to check their tires before driving into the mountains. The gr...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Let’s Chat Property Taxes and How Your Bill is Calculated


Each year, property owners receive bills from the county for their property taxes. But how are these taxes calculated? Or did you know that even though the county collects all property taxes, only a small portion goes to the county? The majority goes to s...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Meet Jeffco - The Stahler Story


Jefferson County has more than 3,000 employees and each one has a story to tell about what it is really like to work at Jeffco, to serve our community and be part of this workforce.Recently, we found out about the Stahler brothers who spent several summer...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

County Manager Don Davis Chats About Workforce Development

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Jeffco County Manager Don Davis sat down with Slate Communications to chat about workforce development and goal setting. This is part of series of chats with county and city managers throughout the state.

Watch Don’s video on Slate Communications...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Sign up for County Closure Notifications


Snow season is upon us. If you visit county facilities often, you'll want to know if a there will be a weather closure or delay.

To subscribe for auto-notifications:

  1. Go to the NotifyMe section of our new external website
  2. Scroll down to the “Alert C...
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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Changes for Business Coming to Jeffco

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Two to One Vote to Eliminate Business Personal Property TaxAt the Board of County Commissioners Sept. 18 public hearing, the board voted two to one to eliminate the General Fund Business Personal Property Tax (BPPT). Commissioners Libby Szabo and Tina Fra...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

McIntyre Street Widening Project

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Road improvements to McIntyre Street between West 56th Place and West 58th Avenue begin Wednesday, July 11 and will continue through the fall of 2019. Motorists should expect intermittent traffic stops and alternating lane closures for equipment access an...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Welcome to the New Jefferson County Website


Today is the day! Welcome to the new Jefferson County website! We’re excited to bring you this new website that we are confident will make doing business online with the county a better experience.

One of our largest improvements is that our site...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

County Launches New Engage Jeffco Video 2017


Look around, what do you see? A beautiful place to call home. An innovative place to work. A breathtaking place to play. Jefferson County is a place to lay your roots. To raise a family. To feel safe. Make a living. Grow older. To breathe and reset.We str...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Jefferson County Launches New Brand and Logo System


Jefferson County is getting a new look! The county has recently developed a new brand in an effort to better serve its citizens.Throughout the process of creating the new brand, Jefferson County gathered citizen feedback to help define what citizens think...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Jefferson County Launches OpenGov Financial Portal


OpenGov platform engages residents with instant access to budget data

Jefferson County announced today the launch of a new digital platform powered by OpenGov that provides residents, elected officials and staff unprecedented access to the county&rsquo...

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