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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Splash pads closed for the season

The Parks and Recreation Department has closed the city’s splash pads for the season to prepare for colder weather.

For more information or questions, please contact Parks Supervisor Troy Channell at 303-655-2274.

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Brighton EDC Announces Companies Pitching at Competition

The Brighton Economic Development Corporation today announced The Bridge Effect, Bromley Local Foods Campus, and Honeykohm, Inc. have been selected to pitch at the 2017 Brighton Business Innovation Pitch Competition.

The Bridge Effect is an online platform...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Walk Elmwood Cemetery to hear about Brighton’s past

Elmwood Cemetery will host its annual historic Cemetery Walk from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14.

The walk will give residents a peek into the lives of Brighton’s various city leaders, farmers, pioneers and soldiers buried in the cemetery &nda...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Downtown mural dedication Sept. 28

The Office of Arts and Culture will host a mural dedication and name-the-mural contest winner presentation at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Staron building, 234 E. Bridge Street.

The name-the-mural committee has selected Mary Ladwig the winner for her ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Hop on Brighton’s pARTy Bus

The Office of Arts and Culture will host Brighton’s pARTy Bus from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29. The bus will take passengers to three different art receptions happening all in one night.

The bus will continuously circle the route from each receptio...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Brighton Economic Development Corporation hosting Brighton Business Week

Celebrate Brighton Business Week in Brighton, CO!

The Brighton Economic Development Corporation (Brighton EDC) has designated October 2 through October 6, 2017 as Brighton Business Week. The events hosted by the Brighton EDC during Brighton Business Week a...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2017

Brighton Emergency Management Coordinator among team deployed to Florida

Brighton Emergency Management Coordinator Stephanie Hackett recently deployed to Florida over the weekend to assist with emergency operations support efforts related to Hurricane Irma. The Colorado Division of HomelandSecurity and Emergency Management (DH...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Selections for the “Colors of Life” art exhibit announced

The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program has announced its selections for the “Colors of Life” art exhibit at Brighton City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave.  The show will open Monday, Sept. 18 with more than 250 tho...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2017

City Council approves use tax ballot issue for Nov. 7 election

Brighton City Council approved a resolution 8-0 at tonight’s city council meeting setting forth a use tax ballot issue for the Nov. 7 election.

The City Council will be asking residents to vote in favor of allowing the city to impose a 3.75 perce...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Ken Mitchell Lakes Cell 1 Spillways project wins award

 The Colorado Chapter of the American Public Works Association has announced the City of Brighton Ken Mitchell Lakes Cell 1 Spillways project as one of this year’s extraordinary projects.

The Ken Mitchell Lakes Cell 1 Spillways Project w...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Victim Services Office hosting open house to recruit volunteers

The Brighton and Commerce City police departments are seeking highly motivated individuals to become volunteer victim advocates. To give interested citizens a first-hand look into what being a victim advocate entails, the victim services office will host ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Brighton Recreation Center closed Sept. 11 through Sept. 24

The Brighton Recreation Center is prepping projects for its annual facility maintenance. The entire facility will be closed for maintenance from Monday, Sept. 11 through Sunday, Sept. 24. The Center will reopen for full operations at 5:30 a.m. Monday, Sep...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 30, 2017

City Car-nival Palooza seeking participants

The Brighton Recreation Center is seeking local businesses, nonprofits, teams and citizens, and volunteers needing service hours to enter its Car-nival Palooza from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28.

The Car-nival Palooza is an annual event where community member...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2017

City Council to consider use tax ballot question at Sept. 5 meeting

On Tuesday, Sept. 5, Brighton City Council will consider whether or not to approve a resolution placing a ballot question to the voters at the Nov. 7 election to allow the city to impose a 3.75 percent use tax on personal property like equipment, fixtures...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2017

4th Avenue at Bromley Lane & Jessup Street Traffic Signal

Due to the 2017 Mill & Overlay Project and reconfiguration of the traffic signal detection, the 4th Avenue and Bromley Lane and Jessup Street traffic signal will operate without detection for several weeks, extending into October. This will cause traf...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2017

Art at the Armory seeking artists for Day of the Dead exhibit

The Art at the Armory annual Day of the Dead exhibit is seeking local artists to join the show slated from Sept. 8 through Nov. 2,at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong Street. Interested artists should drop off their artwork between 10 a.m.-6 p...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Elmwood staff seeking Cemetery Walk volunteers

The Elmwood Cemetery staff is still looking for volunteers to dress up and act for the community in its annualCemetery Walk from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14.

Each year, the event gives residents a peek into the lives of Brighton’s various city ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Name the Mural contest

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The City of Brighton Office of Arts and Culture, in partnership with the Main Street Creatives artists who created the original painting, announce the “Name the Mural” contest. Please send your suggestions to dgallegos@brightonco.gov b...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Peerless Tires and U-Pump-It demolition scheduled

The Brighton Urban Renewal Authority has scheduled demolition of the former Peerless Tires and U-Pump-It located at 811 and 825 S. Main St, Brighton, CO. Active demolition activities are scheduled to occur beginning the week of Aug. 21.

Preparations for de...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Plan for “What’s next” by exploring Post-Secondary Options at Growing Grads FAFSA Kickoff

The City of Brighton Office of Youth Services will host a Growing Grads FAFSA Kickoff from 5:30-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong St.

The Kickoff will allow high school juniors and seniors and their families to &...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Office of Emergency Management hosting free community CERT training

The City of Brighton Office of Emergency Management will host its annual Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class beginning in September in correlation with emergency preparedness month.

This is approximately 32 hours of hands-on training for individ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2017

City of Brighton senior plant mechanic receives award

Mark Danforth, Hudson resident and the City of Brighton Senior Plant Mechanic at the Brighton Reverse Osmosis and Green Sand Filtration Water Treatment Plant, has been named the 2016-2017 Outstanding Water Treatment Plant Maintenance Worker by the Rocky M...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2017

Motorcyclist killed in traffic crash

On Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 at about 2:53 p.m., Brighton Officers were notified of a traffic crash involving a Harley Davidson motorcycle and a Chevrolet Suburban. Both vehicles were southbound on US Hwy 85 at 124th Avenue. The motorcycle was stopped for a...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Brighton Culture Arts Commission seeks nominations

The Brighton Cultural Arts Commission has announced a call for nominations for its second annual Excellence in Arts Awards. Brighton has a vibrant and growing cultural arts community, and the Commission would like to celebrate individuals and groups withi...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2017

EcoEvent: E-Waste Recycling & Paper Shredding

The City of Brighton will host an EcoEvent from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at City Hall, 500 South 4th Ave. Residents are advised to enter from the south side off Jessup Street.

The event is a great opportunity to recycle computers,laptops, print...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Brighton Animal Shelter entrance blocked

The Utilities Department is conducting a project that blocks the Brighton Animal Shelter entrance, located at 325 North Kuner Road, Brighton, CO 80601. The entrance will be blocked from Friday, Aug. 11 through Saturday, Sept. 30.

During the construction, r...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Election process begins for city seats

Are you interested in serving your community? Brighton City Council nomination packets are now available from the City Clerk’s office on the fourth floor of City Hall, 500 S. Fourth Ave.

The packet includes a ward map and information on financial...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Household Chemical Roundup returns Sept. 16

Brighton residents can dispose of any unused or leftover chemical products in their home Saturday, Sept. 16, at the 2017 Chemical Roundup. The event will run from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Thornton IMC Facility, 12450 Washington St., Thornton.

Last year, 4,271 ho...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Touch-A-Truck Sept. 23

Join the City of Brighton for its first Touch-A-Truck event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Brighton City Hall, 500 South Fourth Avenue.

Touch-A-Truck will be a fun day where kids of all ages get a chance to get behind the wheel, climb, and expl...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Citizen receives Distinguished Service Award

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On Aug. 9, local business owner Doug Cooper was presented with a Citizen Distinguished Service Award by Chief Paul Southard and Victim Advocate Alexis Gutierrez. In a short ceremony in the police department lobby, Doug, owner of Eagle View Contracting, wa...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Police prepare for back-to-school traffic

As Brighton schools gear-up for students to return beginning Aug. 16, Brighton police will be renewing their annual education and enforcement efforts to help ease drivers and residents back into the habits of increased safety and awareness the school-year...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Call for artists for Brighton’s inaugural Sculpture Walk

The City of Brighton announces a call for artists for its inaugural Eye forArt-on-Loan Outdoor Sculpture Walk. Artist submittals are being accepted through Sept. 4. This Art-on-Loan program provides sculpture artists an inaugural 18-month display within t...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Downtown Brighton Historic District open house Aug. 9

The City of Brighton’s Historic Preservation Office will host a downtown Brighton Historic District open house from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong Street.

The open house will be the first in a series of i...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Brighton Economic Development Corporation announces Brighton Business Innovation Pitch Competition

The Brighton Economic Development Corporation (Brighton EDC) announces they will once again host the Brighton Business Innovation Pitch Competition in October 2017. The competition is open to Brighton residents, entrepreneurs, small businesses and startup...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Carol Anne Jellico featured in Spring into Summer exhibit

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Brighton spotlights mixed media artist Carol Anne Jellico and her exquisite artwork now on display at Brighton City Hall. Jellico’s artwork is part of the Eye for Art program’s “Spring into Summer” exhibit scheduled...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Brighton Recreation Center offering preschool classes

The Brighton Recreation Center is accepting registrations for its preschool class for 2 to 3-year-old children. Class will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays Aug. 8 through Sept. 7 from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Children will learn through exploration of va...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2017

US 85: I-76 to 168th Avenue Resurfacing

Starting the first week of July 17, 2017, crews started work on US 85 from I-76 to 168th Avenue that will improve safety and road serviceability. Work is scheduled for completion by winter 2017. Project work includes: •roadway r...

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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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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Hop on Brighton’s pARTy Bus

The Office of Arts and Culture will host Brighton’s first Outdoor Art Night pARTy Bus Tour Friday, Aug. 4. The pARTy buses will leave from the City Hall parking lot beginning at 6 p.m. and visit 11 sites allowing attendees to view 15 amazing out...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Elected Officials Receive Leadership Training Awards

July 7, 2017-  Denver, CO - During the recent 95th Annual Colorado Municipal League (CML) conference, CML recognized municipal elected officials statewide who reached milestone levels its MUNIversity program – a leadership program for C...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Eagle View Adult Center Manager named 2017 Municipal Hero

City of Brighton Eagle View Adult Center Manager Sue Corbett has been named the 2017 Municipal Hero by the Colorado Municipal League (CML).

The goal of the Colorado Municipal League Municipal Hero Award program is to acknowledge individuals who have demons...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Southern Street & Jessup Street Bike Lane Installation

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The City of Brighton is resurfacing Southern Street from 27th Avenue to 4th Avenue and installing bike lanes on both the north and south side. Work began June 22 and will continue for several weeks until completed. The crews are performing roadway repairs...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2017

City Manager selection process update

The City of Brighton received 64 applications for the City Manager position recently advertised. KRW Associates, LLC. has narrowed the candidate pool to 39 well-qualified candidates based on criteria established by City Council. Council is in the process ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Receive emergency notifications through CodeRED

The public safety agencies of the City of Brighton are using CodeRED, a high-speed notification system, to keep you safe in the event of an emergency.

The system allows us to deliver emergency messages to you via phone call to your home or business phone o...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Big Little Idea Contest winners announced

Five recipients of the Big Little Idea Contest were announced and recognized at last night’s city council meeting. Winners of the Big Little Idea contest each received $500 to implement their ideas by Dec. 16, 2017.

Winners were selected based on...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Brighton Employee Charities recognize scholarship recipients

The City of Brighton Employee Charities (BEC) recognized its scholarship winners at last night’s city council meeting. The scholarship program was open to School District 27J seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence and service to their...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 19, 2017

Live at the Armory 2017 concert series announced

The Armory Performing Arts Center has released its 2017 Live at the Armory concert series lineup with Brighton Blues Blast kicking off the series May 20. With a variety of artists scheduled to perform, the eclectic concert series includes everything from ...

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

Colorado Household Medication Take Back Drop Box available at Brighton Police Department

The Brighton Police Department has installed a green collection receptacle in its lobby, located at 3401 E Bromley Lane. The Colorado Household Medication Take Back Drop Box program is administered through the Colorado Department of Public Health...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Hobby Lobby eager to open doors in Brighton

The Brighton Economic Development Corporation (Brighton EDC) announces that Hobby Lobby will join a growing list of prominent retail shops at Prairie Center Shopping Center in Brighton during the fourth quarter of 2017.

“Hobby Lobby is constantly...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Big Little Idea contest seeking unique ideas

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

The Big Little Idea contest is a city-sponsored contest that will award $500 each to six citizens, nonprofits or teams, to create and implement ideas...

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Enter here! City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2016

City Council approves changes to utility rates

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

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City of Brighton Press Releases