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Posted on: January 26, 2023

32nd Ave Full Road Closure (McIntyre St. to Ford St.)

Map of area between North Table Mountain and South Table Mountain

There will be a full road closure of W 32nd Ave., with the road closed to traffic from McIntyre St. to Ford St. The closure will take place from 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1 to, 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3.

West 32nd Ave. is being widened. For the safety of work cre...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Joe Kerby Joins Jefferson County as County Manager

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On Tuesday, Jan. 10, the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners announced it has hired Joe Kerby as county manager. He will report directly to the Board of County Commissioners and takes over the role on March 20, 2023.

“With his experience in local gover...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

ACAP and Jefferson County Sign Ground Lease for Aeronautical Development at RMMA

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American Corporate Airport Partners (ACAP) has inked a long-term lease with Jefferson County to develop 30 acres for business aviation use at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (BJC) in Broomfield. The airport, just 15 miles north of downtown Denver and ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Read our latest Engage Jeffco e-newsletter

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Read the Engage Jeffco January Issue to find out about county news, community events, classes, health and safety tips, announcements and much more!

Our ongoing goal is to make Engage Jeffco a great resource for citizens to stay updated on county news, impo...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Commissioners Approve Jefferson County's Climate Action Plan

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The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners approved the county’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) on Dec. 20. Jefferson County’s Climate Action Plan will address greenhouse gas emissions and help the Jefferson County community adapt to the effects of climate ch...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Jefferson County Elected Officials Swearing-in Ceremony

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Newly elected and reelected Jefferson County officials were sworn in at the county’s swearing-in ceremony on Jan. 10, 2023. The ceremony was held in Hearing Room One at the Jefferson County Administration and Courts Facility, 100 Jefferson County Parkway....

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Severe Weather Resources for Jefferson County

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Winter is here, and that means we can experience very cold temperatures and extreme weather events. Please see the information below for severe and extreme weather community resources. Please consider sharing this information with those who you know may b...

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

TABOR, ARPA and Developing the Jefferson County Budget

Commissioners Lesley Dahlkemper, Tracy Kraft-Tharp and Andy Kerr pose together

Op-Ed Authors: Commissioners Tracy Kraft-Tharp, Andy Kerr, Lesley Dahlkemper

For some, the county budget may seem like nothing more than a thick pile of indecipherable numbers, detailed charts and spreadsheets. For us, it captures the community’s...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Jefferson County to Mail Residents TABOR Refund Checks

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Jefferson County taxpayers will soon receive a TABOR refund check in the mail, as required by the state’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights Amendment (TABOR).

The TABOR Amendment requires governments in Colorado to refund revenue collected abov...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

JSX Kicks Off Charter Service at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport

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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. JSX will operate approximately eight...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Jefferson County Announces New Alert System: LookoutAlert

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Local Officials Encourage Residents to Register for LookoutAlert at

Public safety officials in Jefferson County, the City and County of Broomfield, and the City of Westminster announced today that LookoutAlert is now avai...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Jefferson County Commissioners Honor Sustainability Award Winners

2022 Jefferson County Sustainability Awards

The Jefferson County Commissioners and the Jefferson County Sustainability Commission are thrilled to announce the 2022 Sustainability Award winners, celebrating and recognizing outstanding achievements related to environmental stewardship and community c...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Jeffco Wildfire Safe Team Using ARPA Funding to Reduce Wildfire Risks, Protect Residents


As wildfires increase in frequency and severity in Colorado, Jefferson County formed the Jeffco Wildfire Safe Team (JWS) with this primary focus: protect people and structures, reduce fuels, and recycle biomass across the county. With the help of $2.8 mil...

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