News Flash

Posted on: June 7, 2023

Facelift for Multiple Jeffco Plans including Comprehensive Master Plan

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Jefferson County’s diverse communities attract visitors to our parks, trails, and downtown main streets. Some of those visitors decide to stay. Our county is a unique mix of urban, rural, mountains, and plains. This wonderful diversity is what I...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: April 26, 2023

Breaking Ground in Wheat Ridge: The Ives

Commissioners shoveling dirt at The Ives Groundbreaking event on April 25, 2023

On April 25, the Jeffco Commissioners, along with many city and county partners, broke ground in Wheat Ridge on The Ives.  

A 50-unit community housing those earning 30-60% AMI with half of the units subsidized by Foothills Regional Housing to hou...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Filling Jeffco Food Pantries

Jefferson County Commissioner Tracy Kraft-Tharp speaks at The Action Center

Each year the County Commissioners meet with representatives from the local leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (“LDS”). Last year, LDS leaders asked Commissioners what they were seeing and the needs in the community. The Commission...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: February 15, 2023

Helping Those In Need

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2023 began like 2022 ended, severe cold weather and temperatures. In fact, Denver tied a 38-year-old cold record at the end of January. 

With those kinds of temperatures our most vulnerable constituents are threatened and for those that don’t have...

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Board of County Commissioners - News
Posted on: November 4, 2022

TABOR, ARPA and Developing the Jefferson County Budget

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Op-Ed Authors: Commissioners Tracy Kraft-Tharp, Andy Kerr, Lesley Dahlkemper

For some, the county budget may seem like nothing more than a thick pile of indecipherable numbers, detailed charts and spreadsheets. For us, it captures the community’s...

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