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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Census Jobs

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The Census Bureau is comprised of talented and innovative people who are passionate about their work. Our people are the reason the Census Bureau is known as the premier statistical organization in the world. 

2020 Census Job Qualifications&nb...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

City Council adopts 2020 budget

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The Brighton City Council adopted the 2020 budget by an 8-0 vote at the Dec. 3, 2019 City Council meeting.  The vote approved $139,047,768  across all 15 of the city’s operating, capital and utility funds. The adopted budget in...

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City Highlights
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: January 21, 2020

Council approves special election for Ward 2 City Council vacancy

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Brighton City Council approved a resolution tonight calling for a special mail ballot election to fill the Ward 2 City Council vacancy. The special election will be held on April 28.

Ward 2 City Council nomination packets will be available on Jan. 28 in th...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Youth summer internship and city employment launch coming February 8

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The City of Brighton’s Office of Youth Services will be hosting a summer internship and job launch on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave. This event is to help young people wanting to find a summer job get prepared to ent...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2019

Results are in from the Denver Nuggets Skills Challenge held in Brighton

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More than 70 participants from the Brighton area participated in the Denver Nuggets Basketball Skills Challenge Competition on Dec. 14 and 16 basketball players are heading to the Sectionals Competitions and preparing to compete in a state competition in ...

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

City’s RO Water Treatment Plant receives Fluoride Award from CDPHE

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The City of Brighton’s Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant recently received an award from the state. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's (CDPHE) Oral Health Unit (OHU) awarded the city’s RO Plant with the 2018...

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

Update to Land Use and Development Code going into effect Jan. 1, 2020

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On Dec.3, City Council approved an update to the City of Brighton’s Land Use and Development Code.  The new code is the result of significant study and engagement with our community and community leaders over the past two years. &nb...

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

Online walking tours now offered for Historic Downtown District

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Be your own tour guide and learn all about the Downtown Historic District. The Brighton Historic Preservation Commission has been working on a website-based, scrolling walking tour of the Downtown Historic District and it’s now available on the ...

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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 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

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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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: December 26, 2019

Father Daughter Dance

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the ticket price includes dancing, food, and drinks.  Dance price is $20/pair (additional child $5) Register online at  https://webtrac.brightonco.gov/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/search.html or call the Recreation Center's front ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Youth Spring Soccer

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Boys and girls come together to play in a seven-week soccer league. Games are played on Saturdays with practices during the week. This league is for ages 6 years through 12 years old. Early-bird price is $59, if registered prior to February 15! For more i...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Spring Adult Softball

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Play softball this spring! Co-ed and Men's teams play for 8 weeks. Teams who register before February 3 get an early-bird discount of $375. Last chance to register for the league is February 12 at 6pm at the normal cost of $400. Men's teams play on Tuesda...

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