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Posted on: October 1, 2019

2019 Brighton Elections

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The City of Brighton elections will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5  The mail ballot election is conducted by the Adams County Clerk and Recorder and the Weld County Clerk and Recorder. The ballot content includes the recall question for Mayor Ken Kreutz...

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City Highlights
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: October 2, 2019

Meet the candidates running for City Council

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The City of Brighton elections will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5 and includes the election of one candidate from each of the city’s four wards. The council candidates include Ward I candidate: Tim Watts; Ward II candidate: incumbent Mary Ellen Pollac...

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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 27, 2019

Director of Finance appointed

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City of Brighton Acting City Manager Marv Falconburg is pleased to announce the appointment of Maria Ostrom to serve as Director of Finance. Ostrom has served as the interim Finance Director since May. As Director, Ostrom will oversee financial reporting,...

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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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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...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2019

“Colors of Love” art exhibit now open in Brighton

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The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program has announced its selections for the “Colors of Love” art exhibit at Brighton City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave.  The exhibit opened Monday, Sept. 9 and includes more than 235 exciting pieces of art from 83 loca...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Council awards contract for water treatment plant expansion and denitrification design services

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Brighton City Council approved a resolution Tuesday awarding a contract to Brown and Caldwell for the water treatment plant expansion and denitrification design services. The design services are the first phase of the expansion project for the Greensand W...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Council approves ballot content for Nov. 5 coordinated election

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Last night, Brighton City Council approved ballot content for the coordinated election on Nov. 5. The mail ballot election is conducted by the Adams County Clerk and Recorder and the Weld County Clerk and Recorder.

The ballot content includes the recall qu...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2019

Utility rate study presented to City Council last night

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At last night’s City Council Study Session meeting, the City of Brighton’s independent rate consultants, Stantec, presented their water and wastewater  utility rate study to City Council. The presentation included an overview of the water and was...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Brighton preparing for fall season full of arts and culture events

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Just in time for fall, the City of Brighton’s Office of Arts and Culture announces two events for our community to enjoy, participate in and support.

On Friday, Sept. 13 the pARTy Bus will once again be braking for art. From 6-9 p.m. a bus will ...

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

Tri-County Health Department Reports First Positive West Nile Virus Mosquito in Brighton

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Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) has confirmed the first West Nile virus-infected mosquito in Brighton this year. There are no human cases reported in the region so far. Birds can carry the virus long distances, and the mosquitoes that bite these birds...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2019

New reporting tool now available for Brighton residents

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The City of Brighton has partnered with SeeClickFix to announce a new platform that will allow residents to report quality-of-life issues and request city services.

With this free SeeClickFix mobile app and web tools, Brighton residents will now be able to...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2019

City Council terminates employment of city manager

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Tonight, Brighton City Council voted 5-4 to terminate the employment of City Manager Philip Rodriguez, authorizing the payment of nine months severance pursuant to his employment agreement with the city.

Rodriguez began his service with the city in Septemb...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Make an impact in your community by running for Brighton City Council

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Are you interested in serving your community? City Council nomination packets will be available on Aug. 6 in the City Clerk’s office, located on the fourth floor of City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave.

Council winners are determined by votes in their respe...

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City of Brighton Press Releases

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Election Season Signage

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The information on the flyer is intended to provide a brief summary of the recently adopted regulations that apply to signs that may be used during election season.  The summary is for general information only; for more detailed information, plea...

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Additional Info... Community Development
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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Community Development

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Turkey Trot

Website Highlight TT 2019

Fee Includes: T-shirt, Breakfast, Entry for Prize Drawings (Must be Present to win)

Awards are given to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place finishers in each age and gender category for walkers and runners.

This is a Bolder Boulder qualifying race!

Use your time to ge...

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Additional Info... Recreation Center Highlights
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Recreation Center Facility Closures

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Labor Day - September 2

Thanksgiving Day - November 28

Christmas Day - December 25

Recreation Center Highlights

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Co-Ed Volleyball

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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 11, 2019

Fall into Fitness

Fall Fitness

How to play

  • Pick-up your card from an instructor at the Brighton Recreation Center
  • Complete 20 classes in 30 days
  • Be entered to win prizes
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Additional Info... Recreation Center News
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Turkey Burn

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  • November 28 Thanksgiving Day - Closed
  • Friday, November 29
    • Cardio Fit 8:00 a.m.
    • Body Pump 9:00 a.m.
    • Dance Jam 10:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, November 30
    • Yoga 7:15 a.m.
    • Cycling 8:00 a.m.
    • Body Pump 8:15 a.m.
    • 9:15 a.m. Dance Jam
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Posted on: September 18, 2019

2020 Youth Basketball

2020 Youth Basketball NewsFlash

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: August 27, 2019

Makeup 101 NEW!

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For the 16-25 years of age - As you start to enter the professional world,

you’ll want to look and feel your best. In this six-course class, we’ll

focus on simple, flattering makeup, hair and style that will leave you

prepared for that bi...

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Additional Info... 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

utilities

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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Utilities Department
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Council awards contract for water treatment plant expansion and denitrification design services

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Brighton City Council approved a resolution Tuesday awarding a contract to Brown and Caldwell for the water treatment plant expansion and denitrification design services. The design services are the first phase of the expansion project for the Greensand W...

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Utilities Department
Posted on: August 28, 2019

Utility rate study presented to City Council last night

RateStudy

At last night’s City Council Study Session meeting, the City of Brighton’s independent rate consultants, Stantec, presented their water and wastewater  utility rate study to City Council. The presentation included an overview of the water and was...

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