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City of Arvada designated as one of the Denver Post’s 2021 Top Workplaces

For a fourth time, the City of Arvada has been named a top workplace by the Denver Post. The City’s designation as a top workplace means it is among the top 150 organizations of the more than 80,000 that participated this year. The award recognizes overall engagement as determined by an anonymous internal employee survey, …

City of Arvada begins next phase of Ralston Road Improvement Project

The City of Arvada and its contract partner Hamon Infrastructure will begin Phase Two of the Ralston Road reconstruction project on Monday, April 26. This phase of work is expected to last for 24 months and will begin at Yukon Street and progress westward to Garrison Street. The public is invited to join the project …

North Metro Water Suppliers Urge Residents to Implement Water Reduction Actions

North Metro, Boulder County and the City and County of Broomfield water suppliers, including City of Arvada, City of Boulder, City of Lafayette, City of Longmont, City of Louisville, Northglenn, Town of Superior, Town of Erie, Left Hand Water District, City of Thornton and Westminster are urging residents to consider ways to reduce water use …

One Year After COVID-19 hit, Arvada Thrives

In March 2020, communities throughout Colorado were rocked by COVID-19 as schools and businesses shut down. Arvada, a Denver suburb, quickly took action to create the Arvada Resiliency Taskforce  and instead of losing businesses, residents and revenue, the town worked hard to transform into a dynamic, thriving community. “Although 2020 was a difficult year, we …

Arvada Economic Development Association, Exterior Improvements Grant Program is now accepting applications

The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) Board of Directors approved funding for the 50/50 matching grant program and is now accepting applications. Businesses and property owners may apply for the grant anytime during the open application period based on available funds. AEDA created the Exterior Improvements Grant Program to support existing Arvada businesses and property …

Jefferson County Moves to Level Blue on Dial 2.0

 Effective Feb. 26 at 6 a.m., Jefferson County will move to Level Blue: Caution on the state’s Dial 2.0. Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) was notified about the move by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). The shift to Level Blue comes after the county’s one-week incidence and test positivity rates for COVID-19 …

Jefferson County Public Health’s announces new Executive Director, Dr. Dawn Comstock

Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is excited to announce and welcome its new Executive Director, Dr. Dawn Comstock. Dr. Comstock is bringing with her decades of experience and a passion for data-driven, equity-minded public health work. “I am excited to join the outstanding staff of public health professionals at JCPH as they continue working to …

Jefferson County Moves to Level Yellow on State’s New Dial 2.0

On Feb. 5, 2021, Gov. Jared Polis and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) announced a new Dial Framework for measuring county’s levels of openness called Dial 2.0. Under the new dial, which is effective on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 9 a.m., Jefferson County will now be under Level Yellow. According to the state, the new dial is …

Inspections Start, Businesses Pre-Certified for Jefferson County’s Five-Star Certification Program

With approval of the Jeffco Five-Star Certification Program, Jefferson County has begun sending inspectors out to restaurants that indicated interest for certification and participation in the program and completed an application that was approved. At this time, Jefferson County’s emphasis will be on restaurants without a drive-through option. These businesses can now apply for, be …

State of Colorado Department of Local Affairs and Jefferson County Small Business Relief Program

The application period opened on Monday, Jan. 4 and closes on Monday, Jan. 25, at 6 p.m. (MST). Relief payments will be distributed by Jefferson County no later than Feb. 12, 2021. Click Relief Fund  to learn more about eligibility, definition of a small business, and most importantly apply for funds.  Governor Jared Polis signed …