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Posted on: September 16, 2021

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

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic in Jefferson County and Colorado

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Many of us have known friends or family members who struggled with opioid addiction. Some received treatment and recovered. However, for far too many, the results can be tragic.  

In Jefferson County alone, drug-related overdose deaths increased 5...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Motor Vehicle Tips for Jeffco's Mountain Communities

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The op-ed below was written by Jefferson County Clerk & Recorder George Stern, and was published in the Canyon Courier on Aug. 25.Anyone fortunate enough to live in Jefferson County knows what a geographically diverse place this is, stretching from th...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Fresh Start Given to 50 People with Warrants in Jefferson, Gilpin Counties

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A total of 50 people – including some that traveled in from out-of-state – had their warrants for traffic offenses, probation violations and low-level, non-violent misdemeanors cleared Saturday during the first-ever Fresh Start event in Colorado’s First J...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

End to the Mortgage Foreclosure Moratorium: What does this mean for me?

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Advice from the Jefferson County Public Trustee’s Office – Jerry DiTullio & Holly RyanThe moratorium on foreclosing federally insured loans officially ended July 31, 2021. The moratorium prohibited lenders of federally insured defaulted loans from ref...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

2020 Historically Jeffco Magazine Now Available!

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The Jefferson County Historical Commission (JCHC) invites you to read its annual publication, Historically Jeffco magazine. Following the theme of Legacy Trades and Businesses, the 2020 edition highlights numerous local commercial enterprises that have th...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Fresh Start - Relief for Outstanding Warrants

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People with active warrants for non-violent, low-level misdemeanor and traffic charges in Jefferson or Gilpin counties will have an opportunity to resolve their case without being arrested. The first-ever Fresh Start event in Colorado’s First Judicial Dis...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Jefferson County Online Services Page Now Available


On March 19, Jefferson County Public Health issued a Public Health Order, which closed dine-in service at bars and restaurants, as well as theaters, gyms and county buildings. With Jefferson County offices closed due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the county ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Changes to Front Circle of Administration and Courts Facility

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To increase safety at the Jefferson County Administration and Courts Facility, the front roundabout will permanently be closed to vehicle traffic beginning on July 26. Construction for this project will begin in late July and is currently scheduled to be ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

US 6 and Heritage Interchange Design Public Meeting

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Golden, CDOT and Jefferson County are partnering to improve the US 6 and Heritage interchange. An open house was hosted Wednesday, Feb. 24, where four alternatives for the interchange were presented. Participants were given an opportunity to ask questions...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

New! Sign up for Notifications for COVID-19 Alerts

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Do you want to be notified of the latest news about COVID-19 from Jefferson County, like about vaccines, testing sites, changes to Jeffco’s dial status and more? Then subscribe to our Jeffco COVID-19 Alert notification. We will send these out to you via t...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Climate Action Plan Approved

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On Sept. 15, the Jefferson County Board of County Commissions adopted by majority vote Resolution No. CC20-254, a resolution acknowledging the global climate crisis and affirming the county’s commitment to climate action. 

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Posted on: September 19, 2020

Commissioners Highlight Local Businesses in Video Series

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Jefferson County Commissioners Libby Szabo, Casey Tighe and Lesley Dahlkemper visited with business owners who are emphasizing public safety. These visits were filmed and a series of videos is now available on our YouTube channel.

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Jefferson County Government Properties Go Tobacco-Free


Effective February 3, 2020, smoking and the use of tobacco products will not be permitted on Jefferson County Government properties except in select, marked Designated Tobacco Use Areas (DTUA) and private vehicles. New signs to point you to those DTUAs th...

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