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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Jefferson County’s Slash Program Helps Reduce Wildfire Danger

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Take advantage of the Jefferson County slash program to reduce wildfire danger and protect your property!  

Jefferson County is once again hosting a summer-long slash collection program at which you can drop off all of your slash. The 2019 slash c...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Community Assistance Office Closed June 13

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Community Assistance offices will be closed June 13 for staff training. Closures include:

  • 110 Lobby and Telephone services for Food Assistance (SNAP), Medical, and Cash program assistance
  • Child Care Assistance Program
  • Child Support Services
  • Colorado Works
  • Empl...
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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Meet Commissioner Casey Tighe

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Jefferson County is governed by a three-member board, the Board of County Commissioners. To better get to know your county commissioners, we created series of videos in which each commissioner tells us why he or she chose to serve as county commissioner a...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Meet Commissioner Libby Szabo

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Jefferson County is governed by a three-member board, the Board of County Commissioners. To better get to know your county commissioners, we created series of videos in which each commissioner tells us why he or she chose to serve as county commissioner a...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Read our latest Engage Jeffco enewsletter

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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: May 9, 2019

Kym Sorrells Named Jefferson County Attorney

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Kym Sorrells has been named the Jefferson County Attorney, reporting directly to the Board of County Commissioners. She will officially begin her new role on May 13, 2019. The previous County Attorney Ellen Wakeman retired in early 2019.

Sorrells will join...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Financial Budget Challenges for Jeffco in 2020

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Jefferson County has a reputation as a wonderful place to live, visit, and conduct business. However, the top-notch services the county provides to residents and local businesses come at a cost. Taxpayer dollars allow the county to deliver vital services,...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Denver Water to Begin Construction on Northwater Central Segment this Spring

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The Northwater Pipeline is being installed in three phases as part of the North System Renewal project needed to update the north end of Denver Water’s system. The work is being done in a Denver Water easement that runs from Ralston Reservoir north of Gol...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Commissioners Celebrate Long-time County Employees

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The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners took time out at the hearing on March 26, 2019 to recognize employees who have served the county for 25 years or more.

Commissioner Libby Szabo told the crowd that beginning this year, once a quarter, they will c...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Jefferson County Illicit Discharges Information

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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 7, 2019

Denver Water North System Renewal Project

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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

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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.

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Jeffco Elected Officials Sworn Into Office

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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

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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: November 29, 2018

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

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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

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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: October 30, 2018

Sign up for County Closure Notifications

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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