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Posted on: January 20, 2022

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

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Posted on: January 17, 2022

Commissioner Kraft-Tharp Shares Year-End Reflections and New Year Plans

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It is hard to believe that January 12 marked my one-year anniversary of serving as your newly elected county commissioner. I have truly enjoyed working for you and thankful to all the people that reached out with questions, ideas or to raise concerns, and...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

UPDATED: Confluence Builders Construction Impacting S. Golden Road

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Confluence Builders LLC will close one lane of traffic on S. Golden Road from Rogers Street to Quaker Street on January 17 through February 14 and reopen the road to full traffic movement at the end of each workday. The roundabout at S. Golden Road and Qu...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Jefferson County, Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport Assisting Victims of Marshall Fire

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The devastating fires that destroyed large parts of Louisville and Superior may have occurred in Boulder County, but their impact was felt by many Jefferson County residents and employees as well. The Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (RMMA) is located ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Abel Montoya named new Jeffco Director of Development and Transportation

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Abel Montoya has been named the Jefferson County Development and Transportation Director, reporting directly to County Manager Don Davis. He officially began his new role on Dec. 30, 2021. Montoya replaces Jeanie Rossillon, who served as the county&rs...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Marine One to Utilize Jeffco’s RMMA During Presidential Visit

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President Joe Biden will visit Boulder County and the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (RMMA) on Friday, Jan. 7, to view first-hand the damage from last week’s Marshall Fire. President Biden will arrive in Colorado via Air Force One and will ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Jefferson County Announces Important Snow Removal Updates

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Due to a statewide shortage of truck drivers, Jefferson County Road and Bridge revised its Snow Removal Procedure for the upcoming 2021-22 winter season (see below for details). We appreciate your understanding as we work through this staffing shortage.

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Xcel Energy Road Closure at Quaker Street and W. 82nd Avenue

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Xcel Energy will close Quaker Street at W. 82nd Avenue to repair a 12-inch transmission line. Work will begin on January 10 and be complete by approximately January 28.

See Xcel Energy Project Schedule.

See Traffic Control Plan and Detour Map.

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

TABOR Refund Checks Hit Mailboxes

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If you’re a homeowner in Jefferson County, you have likely received your TABOR refund check mixed in with the season’s holiday cards and catalogs. The Taxpayer Bill of Rights – or TABOR – requires the county to return $1.5 million in property tax revenue ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Annual Giving Tree a Success!

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For the second year in a row, the 2021 Giving Tree went virtual. This year's program was the largest yet with over 300 children available for "adoption." Beginning Nov. 15, Jefferson County citizens and employees were able to choose a c...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Jefferson County to Mail Residents TABOR Refund Checks

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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).

The TABOR Amendment requires governments in Colorado to refund excess revenue collect...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Sharing Our Paths, Roadways and Trails

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It is no surprise that our multi-use trails, paths, and roadways are busier than ever. Whether you are trying to reduce your carbon footprint, get more exercise or just enjoying the great outdoors, with so many users, some using our roadways and trails fo...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Commissioner Kraft-Tharp Talks TABOR

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Having lived in Jefferson County for 24 years, I know firsthand our quality of life is unparalleled. We have a reputation as a wonderful place for all to thrive. However, the quality of services the county provides to residents and local businesses come a...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Jeffco Board of Health Votes to Require Masks in Local Government Buildings

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During a public Special Jefferson County Board of Health Meeting on October 7, the Jefferson County Board of Health voted to approve Public Health Order 21-004, which requires that all individuals ages 2 and older wear a mask in all indoor spaces at all c...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Jefferson County Board of Health Issues Public Health Order 21-005

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During a public meeting held on October 11, the Jefferson County Board of Health voted to approve Public Health Order 21-005, which requires all county and municipal government workers to get tested for COVID-19 weekly or submit proof of full vaccination ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Trumbull Bridge Over the South Platte River Repair

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To extend the life of the bridge, this project will rehabilitate the Trumbull Bridge (second bridge north of Deckers) across the South Platte River.  This bridge spans the South Platte River which borders Douglas and Jefferson Counties.  ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

US 6 and Heritage Interchange Design Open House

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Golden, CDOT and Jefferson County are partnering to improve the US 6 and Heritage interchange. A virtual open house will be held Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. This open house will include a presentation describing four alternatives for project aesthetics, ...

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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: 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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