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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Jefferson County to Host Community Meetings for Development and Transportation

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Jefferson County seeks community input regarding locations for new development, identified wildfire hazard areas, and transportation. The Together Jeffco Plan and Regulation Update process has reached another milestone in the efforts to revise Jefferson C...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Read our latest Engage Jeffco enewsletter

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Read the Engage Jeffco February 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, imp...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

2025 Budget Planning

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The 2024 Budget was adopted by the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners on Nov. 14, 2023. Following the conclusion of the 2024 budget process, county staff quickly pivoted to focus on the 2025 budget and began work earlier than in years past. ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2023 | Last Modified on: July 25, 2022

Jefferson County 2024 Property Tax Bills to Be Mailed Feb. 16

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In 2024, Jefferson County property taxpayers should expect to see their property tax bills a bit later than in most years. Tax bills will be mailed on Friday, Feb. 16. If you don't want to wait for your tax bill in the mail, you can view and pay ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Jeffco Open Space Seasonal Wildlife Closures to Begin Feb. 1

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Each year Jeffco Open Space uses seasonal wildlife closures at the parks to protect species at sensitive times in their life cycles. This year’s seasonal wildlife closures affect numerous Jeffco Open Space parks and trails. Protect the wildlife you love.

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Posted on: January 29, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 25, 2022

Jefferson County Launches Pilot Program to Electrify County Vehicles

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On Monday, Jan. 29, Jefferson County held a ribbon cutting at Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) to commemorate the launch of a new electric vehicle (EV) pilot program. This project is a collaboration between Jefferson County's Sustainability Program (...

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Posted on: November 2, 2023

Severe Weather Resources

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Shelter Information:

  • Heading Home - a collaboration of individuals, public service, and faith-based organizations from the community determined to end homelessness in Jefferson County. 
  • Severe Weather Shelter Network - SWSN provides emergency overn...
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Posted on: December 20, 2023

Homelessness Prevention Efforts in Jeffco

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In Jefferson County, more than 800 people are homeless, according to a 2023 Point in Time Survey.  That’s a 73 percent increase over the previous year and reflects the number of people who are homeless in our community on a single night. Another ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

Property Owners Urged to be Mindful of TABOR Check Fraud

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Jefferson County Treasurer Jerry DiTullio is urging community members to be vigilant and announced this week that the Treasurer’s Office was seeing about 10-12 fraudulent checks per day after TABOR refund checks were mailed out in October. While that numb...

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

Jefferson County to Mail TABOR Refund Checks to Jeffco Residents

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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).

TABOR requires governments in Colorado to refund revenue collected above the TABOR li...

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Posted on: October 4, 2023

Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport Accelerates Transition to Unleaded Fuel

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Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (RMMA) officials and the Jefferson County Board Commissioners Wednesday announced the airport’s accelerated timeline to transition to unleaded fuel three years ahead of the FAA deadline. The goal is to be the ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2023

Together Jeffco: Plans and Regulations Update

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Jefferson County is excited to kickoff the Together Jeffco: County Plans and Regulations Update, a two-year process which combines efforts to update several county plans. We want to hear from you — help define the vision and rules that will shap...

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Posted on: September 26, 2023

RMMA Voluntary Noise Abatement Procedure Update

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Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (RMMA), Jefferson County and Town of Superior Trustee Jason Serbu are pleased to announce a new addition to the airport’s Voluntary Noise Abatement Procedures. Pilots operating at RMMA are now requested to use Runway 30...

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Posted on: August 1, 2023

Short-Term Rental Regulation Updates Coming to Jeffco

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Jefferson County Planning & Zoning is working on an update to its Short-Term Rental Regulations to streamline the review process, and to reduce noncompliance. In order to adequately update the regulations to meet the needs of the Jeffco community, Pla...

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Posted on: August 22, 2023

JCPH and BOH Announce New Executive Director, Dr. Sarah Story

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Jefferson County, Colo. - The Jefferson County Board of Health (BOH) and Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) are excited to announce Executive Director finalist Dr. Sarah Story, Ph.D., MP...

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Posted on: August 1, 2023

Jefferson County Coroner Uses ARPA Resources for Critical Updates

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Jefferson County’s Coroner is hard at work getting her team updated equipment required to meet today’s challenges for hundreds of thousands of residents and visitors. “Many people don’t realize the critical part the county coroner office has 24/7...

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Posted on: July 10, 2023

CDOT Begins I-70 Floyd Hill Project

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The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) began construction on the first section of the I-70 Floyd Hill Project on Thursday, July 6. From west of Evergreen to eastern Idaho Springs, this project encompasses an eight mile section of the I-70 Mounta...

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Posted on: March 9, 2023

Jefferson County Seeks Community Input on Plan Updates

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Jefferson County is moving forward with a major initiative to update the county’s Comprehensive Master Plan, Community Wildfire Protection Plan, Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan’s Evacuation Annex, Transportation Master Plans, and Land Use Code.At ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2023

Jefferson County Supports 12 Organizations with Food System Grants

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The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners recently approved $350,000 for food support. These funds are in addition to $1.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding approved in 2022 for food security efforts in Jeffco.The additional ARPA fundin...

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Posted on: February 15, 2023

Protect Your Family, Jeffco Community by Recycling Household Hazard Waste

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From under the kitchen sink to the shelves of the garage, household hazardous waste can readily be found in most residences. 

Household hazardous waste (HHW) is any chemical or product that can cause serious illness or pose environmental or health...

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