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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Tree Program

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The City of Brighton’s tree-planting program has nine species of trees available to purchase for residents. Trees distributed through this program are low to moderate water-demand species and have been proven to grow well in Brighton.

The trees will be 6-1...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Big Little Idea

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Have you ever driven through Brighton and thought, “wouldn’t it be cool if Brighton did… (insert cool idea)?” Or how about, “if the city would let me, I would do… (insert another cool idea)?” We know our residents have amazing ideas about how to make Brig...

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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: February 22, 2018

Sold out Brighton Image Summit to inspire youth leadership

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The City of Brighton Youth Services Office will host its annual Image Summit March 8 and 9 at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong Street, Brighton, CO.  This two-day statewide conference brings 300 youth, ages 10-19, together to empower...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Help for Homes community project now accepting applications

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The City of Brighton and Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. are accepting applications for the 13th Annual Help for Homes community project. The Help for Homes (HFH) program brings volunteers and neighbors together to paint or fix up homes needing mino...

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

Death near dog park appears self-inflicted

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Brighton police have concluded their investigation into the death of a woman found dead in a vehicle near the dog park on Judicial Center Drive. Due to the circumstances the identity of the woman is not being released, but after consulting with the Office...

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

Denver man arrested after foot chase

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Brighton police have arrested a Denver man, who was wanted on multiple arrest warrants, after he ran from officers asking him about suspicious activity.

On Thursday, February 8, at about 10:50 a.m., police were called to the Prairie Center shopping center ...

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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 8, 2018

Police investigating officer-involved shooting

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On Wednesday, February 7th, at about 10:24 p.m. Brighton officers responded to a report of a female being chased by a male near 744 Mockingbird St. in Brighton.  Officers arrived on scene and identified the female and located the male.  ...

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

Police respond to suspicious incident near dog park

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On Wednesday, February 7, at about 3:20 p.m. Brighton officers responded to a suspicious vehicle located south of the dog park on Judicial Center Drive in Brighton.  Upon arrival, officers found a deceased person inside a vehicle.  Polic...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2018

Parks and Recreation Department hosting job fair

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The City of Brighton Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its annual Summer Job Fair from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, March 17 at the Brighton Recreation Center 555. N. 11th Ave.

The department will be looking for summer camp staff, swim ins...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Brighton Employee Charities accepting scholarship applications

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The City of Brighton Employee Charities (BEC) is accepting applications for its college scholarship program. The BEC will award two $500 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors. The application deadline is Friday, March 30.

 

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Youth Summer Internship and City Employment Launch

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The Office of Youth Services will be hosting a Youth Summer Internship and City Employment Launch from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Feb. 24 at City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave., Brighton, to help young people wanting to find a summer job become well prepared to enter the wo...

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

Big Little Idea contest seeking unique ideas

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Today, the City of Brighton opened its fourth annual Big Little Idea contest to Brighton community members.

The Big Little Idea contest is a city-sponsored contest that will award $750 each to four citizens, nonprofits or teams, to create and implement ide...

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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: February 1, 2018

30th Annual Spaghetti Luncheon

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The Eagle View Adult Center will host its 30th Annual Spaghetti Luncheon from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Eagle View, located at 1150 Prairie Center Parkway. Bring your friends and family to this community event to enjoy for spaghetti, salad, b...

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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 26, 2018

Office of Youth Services hosting two-day Image Summit

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The City of Brighton’s Office of Youth Services will host its youth-focused Image Summit March 8 and 9 at the Armory Performing Arts Center in Brighton.

This two-day youth conference for Colorado students ages 10-19 seeks to empower youth, build confidence...

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

Auto-pedestrian crash under investigation

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Brighton officers are investigating an auto-pedestrian crash which occurred at about 8:09 p.m. on Thursday, January 25, 2018 in the 1500 block of E. Bridge Street.

According to witnesses, a black Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by a 62-year-old Brighton man ...

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

Brighton residents can now purchase great trees at great prices

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The City of Brighton’s tree-planting program has nine species of trees available to purchase for residents. Trees distributed through this program are low to moderate water-demand species and have been proven to grow well in Brighton.

The trees w...

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

Brighton EDC with BURA Launch Brighton Investment Program

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 Brighton, CO– Brighton Economic Development Corporation (EDC) in partnership with the Brighton Urban Renewable Authority (BURA) and the Brighton Lodging Tax Committee is launching the Brighton Investment Program (BIP), a new business assistance ...

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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: July 20, 2017

City Council appoints Philip Rodriguez City Manager

Brighton City Council today passed a resolution by a 9-0 vote selecting Philip Rodriguez as Brighton city manager. Rodriguez’s first day will be Sept. 11.

“We are excited to have Philip join the Brighton team. We are confident that Philip’s leadership expe...

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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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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&rsquo...

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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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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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Posted on: November 16, 2017

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Tourism

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

History

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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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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Rec Center and Oasis Pass Sale

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Upgrade or renew your pass and save 20% off an annual pass now through 2/28/18.   Brighton Rec Center annual pass holders will receive 30% off a Brighton Oasis season pass no expiration.  

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

Spring Youth Soccer & Pee-Wee Soccer

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Join the youth soccer league for a fun and exciting spring season. Games are played at Brighton and Benedict Park on Saturdays beginning March 31st. Players get a chance to work on soccer skill development, fundamentals, and sportsmanship. Teams have prac...

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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: January 31, 2018

Summer Job Fair 2018

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Build your resume, get tips and tricks for sinking your summer job and see what jobs our City has to offer! All participants who fill out an application & turn it in on the day of the job fair will get a pass for a free visit to the recreation center....

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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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