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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Victim Services Unit recruiting volunteers

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The Brighton and Commerce City Police Departments are seeking highly motivated individuals to become volunteer victim advocates! 

The Brighton/Commerce City Victim Services Unit provides support and services to victims of crime or traumatic situat...

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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: December 4, 2019

City now accepting proposals from presenters for Image Summit 2020

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The City of Brighton’s Office of Youth Services is currently accepting proposals for presenters who are interested in facilitating a workshop at the 2020 Image Summit in March. This two-day youth conference brings in youth ages 10-19 from all over Colorad...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Unofficial City of Brighton Ward 4 Run-Off Election Results

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As of 9:33 p.m. on Dec. 3, 2019, the unofficial Ward 4 run-off municipal election results are as follows:

COUNCILMEMBER – WARD 4

  • Adam Cushing - 652  
  • Christopher Schoeneck - 569           &n...
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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2019

City Council selects Council Member Mills to serve as Mayor

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Brighton City Council voted 7-1 tonight to appoint Ward 2 Council Member Greg Mills to the position of Mayor. Council Member Mary Ellen Pollack voted no. Mills will officially be sworn in as Mayor at the Dec. 17 City Council meeting.

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2019

City Council adopts 2020 budget

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The Brighton City Council adopted the 2020 budget by an 8-0 vote at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.  The vote approved $139,047,768  across all 15 of the city’s operating, capital and utility funds. The adopted budget includes an approxi...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Survey looking into history of commercial properties in Brighton now complete

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Together, the City of Brighton’s Historic Preservation Commission and Autobee & Autobee, LLC have completed Phase II of the Brighton Subdivision Historic Resource Survey. This survey was created to record the history and architectural styles of reside...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Police complete investigation of school bus crash

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Brighton police have completed their investigation of a single-vehicle crash involving a school bus that rolled-over while transporting six students to an area school. 

The crash happened just before 8:25 a.m. on September 25, 2019, about .8 mile ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Call for nominations for the Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards

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The mayors and commissioners of Adams County are asking for nominations for the Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards (ACMCYA). This award focuses on teenagers who have triumphed over great odds and serve as inspirations and role models for t...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2019

City Council approves contract for forensic audit of Utilities funds

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Brighton City Council approved a resolution last night awarding a contract to Two Hills Accounting & Consulting for a forensic audit of the city’s Utilities funds dating back to 2008. The resolution follows a recommendation made to City Coun...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Election Results

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In the Nov. 5 election, unofficial results indicate that voters elected incumbent Mary Ellen Pollack as Ward 2 Council Member, Tim Watts as Ward 1 Council Member and Kris Jordinelli as Ward 3 Council Member. City Council will hold a special meeting on Thu...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Council approves changes to utility rates

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Last night, Brighton City Council approved an eight-percent reduction in water and wastewater rates. The reduced rates go into effect with utility bills issued after Jan. 1.

The average family that uses 13,000 gallons of water in the summer months can expe...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Annual Festival of Lights Parade and Winter Festival on Dec. 14

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The City of Brighton will present the 24th Annual Festival of Lights Parade and Winter Festival on Saturday, Dec. 14. The family-favorite event will kick-off at 10 a.m. with a free movie and continuing throughout the day with a variety of historic downtow...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Brighton Cultural Arts Commission announces 2019 Excellence in Arts Awards honorees

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The Brighton Cultural Arts Commission is pleased to announce the “cultural arts champions” in our community who will be recognized with the 2019 Excellence in Arts Awards. These individuals will be honored at a special ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2019

City employee recognized as 2019 Professional of the Year

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The Brighton City Council recognized a member of the Parks and Recreation department at Tuesday night’s meeting for his achievement of receiving the 2019 CPRA Parks Section Professional of the Year. Troy Channell, Parks Supervisor, received this award fro...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Residents can now track the progress of city projects with new online dashboard “On-Track”

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The City of Brighton has launched an online dashboard designed to track the progress of its strategic plans, capital projects, and other city work. On-Track is a feature that allows departments to track projects and update the status of projects in a user...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Forensic audit selection committee members selected

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Brighton City Council has selected eight Brighton water customers to serve on a committee to help select an independent firm to conduct a forensic audit of the City’s Utilities funds dating back to 2008. City Council members selected two water c...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Elmwood and Fairview cemeteries to participate in Wreaths Across America tradition

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A wreath is often perceived as a Christmas decoration, but it’s actually a symbol of eternal life. This December, you will see wreaths placed at the graves of veterans who are buried in Elmwood Cemetery and Fairview Cemetery as the city joins Wr...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Growing Grads FAFSA Kickoff event October 15

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The City of Brighton’s Office of Youth Services will once again host its annual Growing Grads series. This series is a program that was created to provide parents and students local resources for life after high school.  

For students lo...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

What’s under construction at Prairie Center?

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Village 1 at Prairie Center is underway, with 370 Single Family homes to be constructed.  KB Home and Richmond Homes are building currently with more builders coming soon!

Avilla at Prairie Center is under construction. Avilla is a market-rate ren...

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Community Development
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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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Recreation Center Facility Closures

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Christmas Eve: Closing at Noon

Christmas Day: Closed

New Year's Eve: Closing at 5 pM

New Year's Day: Closed


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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Nuggets Skills Challenge

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Registration Starts at 8:30 AM 

Event Starts at 9 AM

Ages 6 - 13

Pre-Registration Strongly Encouraged

Call 303-655-2200 for more information

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Co-Ed Volleyball

2020 Adult Co-Ed Volleyball Flyer NewsFlash

A volleyball league for both men and women to compete in!  Organize a team and enter to play in our 10-week league.  This is a recreational league played on Mondays. Game times are between 6 and 9 pm with the season lasting from Jan 13 t...

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Recreation Center News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

2020 Youth Basketball

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Registration for our 2020 Youth Basketball Season is currently going on NOW! Register your 6-12-year-old for the upcoming season. 6-7-Year-olds practice once a week, where 8 and older practice twice a week. Games are held on Saturdays at various locations...

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Recreation Center News
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Fall BOGA

Summer BOGA

Fall Hours

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12:15-1:00 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday 6:0 0 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. 

 Saturday 7:30 a.m. 

BrightonRecreation.com for our live class schedule 

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Forensic audit selection committee members selected

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Brighton City Council has selected eight Brighton water customers to serve on a committee to help select an independent firm to conduct a forensic audit of the City’s Utilities funds dating back to 2008. City Council members selected two water customers f...

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