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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Auto-Friendly Bicyclist Course

August 21, 20196 - 7:30 p.m.Brighton Recreation Center555 N. 11th Ave.Brighton, CO

Hosted in partnership with the City of Brighton and Bicycle Colorado

This course is offered for FREE through a grant from the National Safety Council's Road to Zero ...

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Bike Brighton

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Utilities Facts

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Let us be clear when we say that no money is missing. It is important to note that there are three funds that support Utilities - water, wastewater and storm drainage.  Please click the link below to see the details.

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Brighton Utilities Funds Fact Sheet 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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Apply here 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: August 8, 2019

Brighton conducting one-time review of water bills affected by the city’s final extend

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On Wednesday, the City of Brighton announced it will review the July/August 2019 water utility billing cycles of all residential customers due to an extended billing cycle that followed a shorter cycle the month prior. Based on the review, approximately 9...

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

Texas Roadhouse Breaks Ground in Brighton

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City of Brighton Mayor Ken Kreutzer, Brighton Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Michael Martinez, Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce President Leslie Espinoza, and Bry Dunlap, Texas Roadhouse Managing Partner, invite the public to a gro...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Utilities Facts

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Let us be clear when we say that no money is missing. It is important to note that there are three funds that support Utilities - water, wastewater and storm drainage.  Please click the link below to see the details.

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Brighton Utilities Funds Fact Sheet City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Trash Bash and EcoEvent scheduled for Sept. 13 and 14

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The City of Brighton will host two of its popular events in the same weekend this fall.  Trash Bash will be on Friday, Sept. 13 and Saturday, Sept. 14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Brighton Wastewater Treatment Facility, 325 North Kuner Road. Also...

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

Eagle View Adult Center hosting annual class showcase Aug. 23

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The Eagle View Adult Center offers more than 40 different classes for adults 55 years of age and older.  To give its visitors the opportunity to learn more about the classes being offered this fall, Eagle View will host its annual “Back to School...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Cops ready to go back-to-school

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As Brighton families begin buying new clothes and stacks of supplies to prepare for school to restart, police officers in Brighton are also prepping for this annual event. Beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 13, BPD officers will be renewing their annual education...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Brighton Culture Arts Commission seeks nominations

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The Brighton Cultural Arts Commission (BCAC) is now accepting nominations for its Excellence in Arts Awards. Brighton has a vibrant and growing cultural arts community, and the BCAC would like to celebrate individuals and groups within Brighton who are cu...

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

New business bringing jobs and hope to Brighton

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The skyline in northern Brighton is changing. Wells Concrete is working hard to get it’s newest 100,000+ square foot location open and operating in Brighton and has begun the groundwork for a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. The company ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Elmwood looking for volunteers for annual “Cemetery Walk”

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The annual Cemetery Walk is returning to Elmwood Cemetery this fall and the city is looking for volunteers to help make this year’s event a success. This year’s Cemetery Walk will be from 1-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 but volunteers ...

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

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee accepting proposals for 2019 Lodging Tax grants

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The Brighton Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (BLTAC) is currently accepting proposals for the use of Lodging Tax funds for Brighton-based organizations directly involved in promoting the community to visitors and businesses. The Committee seeks organizatio...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Touch-A-Truck returns to City Hall Aug. 24

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The City of Brighton is bringing out the heavy machinery for its annual Touch-A-Truck event from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at Brighton City Hall, 500 South 4th Ave.

Touch-A-Truck will be a fun day where kids of all ages get a chance to get behind ...

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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 24, 2019

City to begin the RFP process for forensic audit of Utilities funds

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At Tuesday’s Study Session, Brighton City Council directed city staff to begin the Request for Proposal (RFP) process to select an independent firm to conduct a forensic audit of the city’s Utilities funds. Council requested the audit ...

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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: July 10, 2019

Results are in for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for 2018

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Tuesday night, the Brighton City Council was presented with the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for 2018. Haynie & Company, the city’s independent audit firm, presented the results during the regularly scheduled Study Session. T...

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

Brighton Police Department hosting Citizens’ Academy

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The Brighton Police Department is accepting applications for its Citizens' Police Academy. This free, eight-week course provides participants with an inside look at law enforcement while providing hands-on training.

Topics covered in the academy include fi...

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

Free anti-theft devices available at Brighton PD

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The Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA) has just released its list of the top ten stolen vehicles in our state. In an effort to prevent more auto thefts in our area, the Brighton Police Department received steering wheel immobilizers, more co...

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

City Council approves forensic audit of Utilities Fund

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Last night, Brighton City Council voted 8-0 authorizing city staff to pursue hiring an outside, independent firm to conduct an additional audit of the Utilities Fund, a forensic audit. The item was requested to be added to the agenda by Council Members Ma...

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

Brighton working to fill a missing gap along the Colorado Front Range Trail

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Work is now underway at Ken Mitchell Park. In June, construction began on the Brighton section of the  Colorado Front Range Trail (CFRT) which, once complete, will be a trail from Brighton through Denver to Chatfield Reservoir.

The trail will be a...

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

Brighton police want to give tickets to 750 kids

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Once again, Brighton police officers and area 7-Eleven stores are teaming up to reward kids ‘caught’ doing good things with ‘tickets’ they can exchange for a cool frozen treat, as part of the 24th anniversary of ‘Operation Chill."

Started in 1995, the...

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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
Posted on: May 29, 2019

Student charged with making false threats at BHS

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Brighton police have arrested a 17-year-old female for making multiple false reports which caused a lock-down at Brighton High School (BHS) for several hours on April 19 ofthis year. The resulting incident caused several area schools to be placed on lock-...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2019

"Vivid Perspectives" art exhibit opening in Brighton

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The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program has selected its artwork for the Vivid Perspectives art exhibit. All artwork will be on display at City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave beginning Monday, May 13. This spring/summer art exhibit will have over 234 exquisite p...

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

Full Moon Bike Rides returning in 2019

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Bike Brighton, a subcommittee of the City of Brighton will be bringing back its Full Moon Bike Rides for the 2019 year. Six rides will be offered from April to September and are designed to be family-friendly rides.  All rides start at 6:30 p.m. ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

The Public Comment Period for the draft Land Use and Development Code update is now open!

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Brighton residents, businesses, and other interested parties are welcome to review the draft documents and provide feedback. 

To ensure that your comments are read and understood, please complete all sections of the form and be as specific and cle...

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See the draft codes and comment here 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.

Avilla at Prairie Center is under construction. Avilla is a rental community with 136 single-story units.  Also approved for construction are Panda Express Re...

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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: August 14, 2019

New! Ultimate Frisbee

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Compete in this fun fast-paced Ultimate Frisbee League. Teams will play Tuesday evenings for this 8 week season. Games will be held and the Adult Sports Complex. T-Shirts and Trophies for first-place finishers. If you do not have a team you can still regi...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Co-ed Sand Volleyball Tournament

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Compete in this fun 4 vs. 4 one-day double-elimination tournament. T-shirts will be awarded to the winning team. Teams will be allowed to have 4-8 players on their roster. The deadline to register is September 6 and the cost per team is $80.

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Youth Cross Country Team

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Join our Cross Country team and start to learn the mental and physical skills needed to run long distances. Participants attend cross country meets with the same age groups across the metro area. The cost for the 9 week season is $38 and includes a team s...

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Recreation Center
Posted on: June 28, 2019

Story Time

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JOIN US JULY 2, JULY 30, AND AUGUST 20

 Brighton Recreation Center Room 101

555 North 11 Ave Brighton CO 80601

303-655-2200

STORIES TOLD BY LAURA DEAL FROM ROCKY MOUNTAIN STORY TELLERS 

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Recreation Center
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Summer BOGA

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NEW HOURS! 

Tuesdays @ 6:0 0 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. 

Thursdays @ 6:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.

 Saturdays 7:30 a.m. 

BrightonRecreation.com for our live class schedule 

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Recreation Center

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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

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