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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: December 10, 2018

Jefferson County Finds a Way to Hire Social Workers Faster


Staff retention in child welfare is difficult at best, with some organizations reporting a 90% annual turnover rate. Therefore, hiring and retention procedures become critical to meeting the needs of kids and families. One Casey initiative is helping publ...

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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: November 13, 2018

Jefferson County Giving Tree


Update: There are no gift tags left on the Giving Tree! 

If you picked up a tag, please remember to bring new, unwrapped gifts along with the tag, to the County Commissioners' Office by Friday, Dec. 7. Thank you all for you generosity!

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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 17, 2018

Board of County Commissioners Celebrates Jeffco’s Award-Winning Website, Brand and More


The Board of County Commissioners recognized multiple employees and staff teams at its July 17 hearing for recently winning several awards.

Jefferson County was recognized with a Gold Stevie Award for organization of the year from the American Business Awa...

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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: June 20, 2018

Jefferson County Updates Assessor's Property Records Search


Jefferson County is excited to announce an update of the Assessor’s Office Property Records Search functionality. As the most-visited section of the Jefferson County website, it is essential to provide a superior user experience on this site for both our ...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Podcast: The Rebranding of Jeffco


Recently Jefferson County Public Affairs Director Kate McIntire participated in podcast hosted by Philosophy Communication. Philosophy was hired to help the county in its rebranding initiative in 2017, and featured the county in its first episode of its S...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Bringing Staff and the Community Together


In an effort to be more resilient and better serve our community, Jefferson County has recently revised its Mission, Vision, Values and Goals. These will give staff and the community clearer and more concise direction and support. We created forward think...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Jeffco Updates Online Mapping System

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Jefferson County is excited to announce an update to the county’s online mapping system. The previous mapping service was on an older system, so a switch to a newer, more secure platform was needed.

The new system also brings additional functionality to us...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Changes to Right-of-Way Use and Construction Permit, Policy 8.3.1.


Effective May 1, 2018 the following changes to this policy were implemented by the Transportation & Engineering Division. Refer to the policy for more detail.

  • Large containers, such as roll-off dumpsters, that are temporarily placed in the Right-of-Way...
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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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