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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Financial Transparency

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The City of Brighton’s Finance Department recently launched two digital applications designed to provide residents a fun and easy way to learn about the city’s budget.  A Balancing Act and Taxpayer Receipt applications are useful, in-depth tools ...

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City Highlights
Posted on: April 2, 2018

You Have Options Program

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VISION We envision a criminal justice system where victims of sexual violence view law enforcement as a viable route to justice.

GOALS OF THE YOU HAVE OPTIONS PROGRAM 1. Increase the number of victims who report sexual assault to law enfo...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Brighton's History

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Incorporated in 1887, the city’s history actually dates back to 1881. That is when Daniel Carmichael, a Denver real estate agent, began buying land here and named the town Brighton in honor of his wife’s birthplace, Brighton Beach, New York. At the time, ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Brighton Youth Commission to host annual SPEAK Week and 5K

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The
Brighton Youth Commission will be hosting its annual SPEAK Week at the end ofApril. SPEAK (Suicide Prevention, Education, Awareness and Knowledge) Week is
designed to promote awareness in the community and among their peers about thewarning sign...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Use caution dealing with storm-damaged trees

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Trees in Brighton may be damaged as a result of the recent wind storm.  The City of Brighton would like to remind residents to use caution when dealing with damaged trees.  If you would like to hire a tree company please go to www.bright...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2018

City of Brighton launches interactive map for residents

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The City of Brighton’s Community Development Department has been hard at work on a new online tool for residents. After nearly a decade of gathering data, verifying documents and compiling maps, an interactive look at geographic information is n...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Monthly gardening events planned for summer

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Those with a green thumb have a new resource at their
fingertips! Cassey Anderson with the Adams County Master Gardeners will beholding monthly meetings in Brighton throughout the summer. She’ll offer
research based advice and information fo...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Blues Blast returning to the Armory Performing Arts Center

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For the sixth year, Blues Blast is coming back to the Armory Performing Arts Center on Saturday, May 19! Headlining this year will be Tommy Castro & The Painkillers. 

This day of blues music is free from 12-5 p.m. for the outdoor concerts: Dav...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Deadline approaching for summer softball league

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There’s only two weeks left to sign-up to play summer softball this year. If you’re interested in playing, make sure and register with the Brighton Recreation Center by Monday, April 23.  The
registration fee is $475...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Trash Bash to be held May 4 and 5

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The City of Brighton will once again offer its popular Trash Bash drop-off program for Brighton residents in need of large item disposal. Residents wishing to dispose of large items may do so from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. May 4 and 5. All items must be b...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2018

City of Brighton’s Street Ops Boot Camp recruiting members

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The City of Brighton’s Streets and Fleet’s Department is looking for participants for its inaugural 2018 Street Ops Boot Camp. The event begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22. Eight lucky residents of Brighton will meet at the Streets Sh...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Elmwood Cemetery to begin power-washing columbariums on May 1

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After eight years of accumulating dirt and decorations, it’s time for the staff at Elmwood Cemetery to clean the columbariums. Staff will power-wash these structures starting Tuesday, May 1.

Prior to cleaning, cemetery staff will have to remove a...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Help for Homes seeking volunteers

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The City of Brighton and Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. are seeking volunteers to help with the 12th Annual Help for Homes program on Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Help for Homes brings volunteers and neighbors together to paint or fix up ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Two arrested in drug search

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 Two men were arrested on drug charges following the early-morning execution of a search warrant on a Brighton residence. 

Just before 6:00 a.m. this morning, officers from the Brighton and Commerce City police departments’ comb...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2018

New ordinance passed: Outdoor vending regulations

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The City of Brighton City Council recently passed new regulations for vendors who operate within city limits. After seeing increased inquiries from both businesses and citizens about doing more outdoor businesses, city staff decided it was time to review ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2018

Police investigating fatal crash

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 Brighton police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a pick-up truck which occurred at the intersection of 50th Ave. and Bridge St. at about 11:50 Tuesday morning. 

According to witnesses, the motorcycle was westbou...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2018

City launches two applications to help residents understand budget

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The City of Brighton’s Finance Department recently launched two digital applications designed to provide residents a fun and easy way to learn about the city’s budget.  A Balancing Act and Taxpayer Receipt applications are useful, in-depth tools ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Flix and Kicks summer series lineup announced

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The City of Brighton will host another exciting year of its “Flix and Kicks” concerts and movies in the park series this summer. The 2018 schedule will include the following concerts and movies:

• Thursday, June 7: Concert at C...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Garden In A Box kits now on sale

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The City of Brighton Utilities Department has partnered with the Resource Central’s Garden In A Box Program. Through this partnership, City of Brighton utility customers can receive a $25 discount off of the water-wise garden kits while supplies...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Select fitness classes now open to children 8 and older

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The Brighton Recreation Center staff is excited to announce a new addition to the center’s fitness schedule. Children ages 8 and older are now welcome to join select fitness classes with an adult present for the entire class. Some of the classes...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Art in the Park announces call for artists

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The City of Brighton will host its third annual Art in the Park festival from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at Carmichael Park, 650 Southern Street. 

Those artists interested in showcasing and selling their artwork can visit www.br...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Death in Veteran’s Park appears accidental

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Brighton police are wrapping-up their investigation into what appears to be the accidental death of a local, homeless man which occurred in Veteran’s Park earlier this week.

A Brighton man called police on Tuesday, January 30, at about 1:20 p.m.,...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Funshine Summer Camp registration begins Feb. 1

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The Brighton Recreation Center will open registration for its Funshine Summer Campat 7 a.m. Feb. 1 for residents and at 7 a.m., Feb. 2 for non-residents.

Brighton Funshine Summer Camp is a state-licensed summer day program offered to children ages six thro...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2018

Community garden plots now available

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Community Garden plots are now available for reservation for the 2018 growing season. Plot registration may be made in person only at the Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave. Non-residents may register for a plot beginning at 7 a.m., Friday, Jan. 19.&n...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Council approves changes to utility rates

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Brighton City Council tonight approved rate changes for utility services. The new rates, which go into effect with utility bills issued after Jan. 1, include minor changes to both fixed rates and volumetric usage rates for sewer, as well as an increase to...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2017

City Council adopts 2018 budget

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The Brighton City Council adopted the 2018 budget by an 8-0 vote at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. One council member was absent from the meeting. The vote approved $99,047,975 in all the operating, capital, utility (water, wastewater and storm drainage)...

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City of Brighton Press Releases

Posted on: March 22, 2018

New ordinance passed: Outdoor vending regulations

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The City of Brighton City Council recently passed new regulations for vendors who operate within city limits. After seeing increased inquiries from both businesses and citizens about doing more outdoor businesses, city staff decided it was time to review ...

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Community Development
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Happening Now at Prairie Center

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What's new at Prairie Center? You may have seen a number of new apartment buildings constructed immediately to the west of the Prairie Center shopping center.  The Elements project added 288 much needed multi-family units to the Brighton, within ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

New Affordable Housing-Windmill Ranch Apartments

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The City of Brighton’s newest affordable housing project is underway!  Windmill Ranch Apartments will provide 96 units to help ensure that rising property values don’t push out any of our neighbors.  Affordable housing is necessary to an...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

We’re updating our Land Use and Development Code!

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Land Use Codes are what Cities use to determine everything from where you’re allowed to build a fence to what types of businesses are allowed at certain properties.  It is the tool our department uses to help plan and shape what our city will loo...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Teen Bash

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The Oasis brings in a live DJ, host several contests, and offers games and prizes.  The Oasis Teen Bash will be held June 15 and Aug. 10 and runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The bash is open to youth ages 12-17. Cost is $9 and includes admission and a co...

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Oasis Aquatic Center News
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Adult Night Out

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This is a relaxing and rewarding evening for adults away from the children.  Many local businesses participate in the event by providing prizes and giveaways.  There will be a live band, DJ, and competitions. This is for parent’s ages 21...

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Oasis Aquatic Center News
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Customer Appreciation Day

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OnJuly 27, the Oasis takes the time to say thank you to our customers with Customer Appreciation Day. The first 100 people get free admission to the park and everyone who comes in will have the chance to win amazing prizes, compete in some fun events, and...

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Oasis Aquatic Center News
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Doggie Paddle Days

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The Brighton Oasis Aquatic Park will end the season with its annual Doggie Paddle Day event from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 and 9. 

Doggie Paddle Day invites the community to bring their canine friends for a swim at the Oasis. The cost to ...

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Oasis Aquatic Center News

Posted on: March 13, 2018

The Oasis Hammock

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We are now offering hammocks for reservation. These will be free but must be reserved. First come first serve. Please check with the Oasis front desk staff for more information.

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Tourism

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Living

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

History

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Summer Adult Softball Registration Deadline

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Play softball this summer with friends and family. The league begins the first week of May and runs for 12 weeks. Teams can register for Tuesday or Wednesday men's or Thursday night co-ed. The cost for the season is $475 per team. Teams consist of 12 or m...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Summer Brochure 2018

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Brighton Rec Center activities and special events

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

FUNSHINE SUMMER CAMP

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• Registration is at the Recreation Center• Resident registration: February 1 at 7 a.m.• Open registration: February 2 at 7 a.m.• A $100 deposit non-refundable deposit is due at the time ofregistration plus required pap...

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Recreation Center News
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Girls Softball

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Girls, ages 7-13, Join league play and learn game skills, fitness, fun and teamwork! Practices are held twice a week with games played on Wednesdays. Bring your own glove (catcher's equipment will be provided). Cost is $45 (includes a uniform shirt). The ...

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Recreation Center News
Posted on: April 18, 2018

T-Ball

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The Brighton Sports Department is proud to present T-Ball for 5-6 year old girls and boys. This program offers them the opportunity to learn baseball and sportsmanship skills in a low pressure setting. JUST HAVE FUN! Practices are held 30 minutes prior to...

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Recreation Center News
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Rockies Skills Challenge

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Rockies Skills Challenge is a FREE, exciting event providing boys and girls the opportunity to compete in three levels of competition including a state championship. Participants have the opportunity to showcase their pitching, hitting and running abiliti...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Garden In A Box Kits Now On Sale

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Garden In A Box kits now on sale

The City of Brighton Utilities Department has partnered with the Resource Central’s Garden In A Box Program. Through this partnership, City of Brighton utility customers can receive a $25 discount off of the water...

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Changes to Utility Service Rates

After studying the needs for the upcoming year, staff recommended and City Council approved no increase to water rates. The 5-tier rate structure associated with water consumption/usage (volume charge) is being modified to better accommodate residents. Se...

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Grace Period for Utility Billing

Effective immediately, a grace period will go into effect for utility bills moving forward. To clarify, the grace period will consist of  5 calendar days after the bill's due date before the late charge will be added to your account. Utility bill...

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Sign up for E-statements!

Conveniently receive your utility bill and reduce paper waste with E-statements. Statements will be sent directly to your email inbox, without the hassle of a paper bill. To receive your bill via E-statement, submit your email address to the Utility Billi...

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