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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Jeffco Employee Holiday Bazaar - Dec. 4

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Join us for the annual Employee Holiday Bazaar!

Wednesday, December 4, 20199 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.Lookout Mountain Conference Room, Jefferson County Administration & Courts Facility (lower level)100 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Jefferson County Commissioners Approve Budget with Cuts of $16.1 Million, Plans for More in 2021

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The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners approved the 2020 budget on Tuesday, Nov. 12, which includes cuts of $16.1 million from its General Fund. The majority of the General Fund goes to public safety, which includes the Sheriff’s Office, Di...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Read our latest Engage Jeffco enewsletter

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Read the November 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, important service...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Provide Your Input on Comprehensive Plan Water Policies

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Last year, Jefferson County Planning & Zoning heard from the community that the water policies in the Comprehensive Master Plan should be the next focus of updates. Earlier this summer, staff began researching ways to better link water and land use pl...

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

C-470 Express Lanes Project: Veteran's Day Weekend Lane Closures

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The following lane closures are planned during the Veteran's Day Weekend to complete sign installation and striping.

  • November 9, 2019: Eastbound C-470, Full Closure from Wadsworth Boulevard to Santa Fe Drive to complete permanent striping operations
  • Novembe...
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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Jefferson County to Cut $16.1 Million from its 2020 Budget after Voters Reject Ballot Issue 1A

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Jefferson County will cut $16.1 million from its 2020 budget after voters rejected Ballot Issue 1A. The measure would have allowed the county to reinvest revenue that exceeds the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) cap into essential county services. Jefferso...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Chatfield Avenue / Platte Canyon Road Gas Line Repair Project

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*Update - work began on Tuesday, Oct. 22 instead of the originally planned date of Oct. 23.

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, Xcel Energy crews plan to tie-in a new section of 20-inch gas line to the existing line on Chatfield Avenue west of Platte Canyon Road. O...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Jefferson County Project Receives Award from American Planning Association

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The Colorado Chapter of the American Planning Association recently granted the Jefferson County Planning & Zoning Division a 2019 Merit Award for Comprehensive Planning on a Small Budget. Jefferson County’s Comprehensive Master Plan is evalu...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Westminster's West 88th Avenue Sewer Repair Project

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The city of Westminster’s contractor will repair a sewer on West 88th Avenue near Sheridan Boulevard. Eastbound West 88th Avenue will be closed to traffic between Eaton Street and Sheridan Boulevard from October 21 through November 4 to complete...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Phase 3 of McIntyre Street Project Starting Soon

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Improvements to the next section of McIntyre Street between West 58th Avenue and West 60th Avenue will begin in early October 2019 and continue through spring 2020. Jefferson County and Concrete Express Inc. (CEI) will construct an additional travel lane ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Temporary Relocation of Offices due to Water Damage

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UPDATE: posted Tuesday, Oct. 1

Facilities Management has contracted with Calahan Construction Services to repair the office space damaged in the fire sprinkler line break flooding. A lot of good work is already underway. The area of the end of the hall, wh...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Come to the Jeffco Campus

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Jefferson County Facilities Management has installed two new Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations at the Administration and Courts Facility. Located on both sides of the upper level of the parking structure, the chargers provide a total of four chargin...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Human Services and Public Health look to improve services for homeless population in Jeffco

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The health and well-being of all people in our community is the top priority of both Jefferson County Human Services (JCHS) and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH). As the Denver Metro area has grown in the last decade, the cost of living and housing ha...

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Jefferson County Welcomes the BLM to Colorado

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The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, the city of Lakewood and the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation (Jeffco EDC) applaud the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to relocate its headquarter empl...
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Posted on: June 6, 2019

What do you know about our budget?

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Do you know how Jefferson County creates its budget each year or what affects our revenues and expenditures? Check out our video, Budget 101 (YouTube), to learn more about the county’s funds, expenses, revenues and how the mill levy and TABOR af...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Public Trustee to be Part of the Jefferson County Treasurer's Office

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Jefferson County Treasurer Jerry DiTullio was at the Colorado State Capitol on Wednesday, May 29 for the signing of House Bill (HB) 19-1295. This bill moves governor appointed public trustees for Colorado's ten most populous counties into the jurisdiction...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Meet Commissioner Lesley Dahlkmeper

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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 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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