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News Flash

Posted on: June 8, 2018

Interactive Map

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The City of Brighton  has been hard at work on a new online tool for residents. After nearly a decade of gathering data, verifying documents and compiling maps, an interactive look at geographic information is now available at https://bit.ly/2HrZ...

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City Highlights
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Brighton's Strategic Plan

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On May 1, Brighton City Council unanimously approved a resolution adopting the city’s Strategic Plan for 2018-2019. The Strategic Plan and supplemental business plan will help the city direct its own destiny, even as it encounters a number of pressures 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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News Flash

Posted on: July 19, 2018

Call for Artists for Brighton’s Somewhere in Time Art Show

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The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program is looking for artists who are interested in showcasing their work in the Somewhere in Time art show. This art show is a four-month long show that will be in exhibit through the holiday season/...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Brighton High School tennis courts closed Friday for maintenance

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The Brighton High School tennis courts will be closed to the
public Friday, July 20.  Both the City of Brighton and School District 27Jare working together to replace all of the lights surrounding the tennis
courts. 

The tennis courts...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Come enjoy downtown’s new parklet

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The Brighton community now has a new space to enjoy while spending time in historic downtown Brighton. The city’s first parklet is set to open Friday. The Brighton Urban Renewal Authority (BURA), with funding assistance from the City of Brighton...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Eagle View Adult Center closed July 30 - August 3

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The Eagle View Adult Center will be
closed Monday, July 30 through Friday, August 3 for annual maintenance. Thismaintenance will include cleaning in addition to capital projects. 

Staff will be unavailable during
this weekly closure. The cente...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2018

Applications for projects still being accepted for Brighton Investment Program

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In December, the Brighton Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) in partnership with the Brighton Urban Renewal Authority (BURA) and the Brighton Lodging Tax Committee launched the Brighton Investment Program (BIP), a business assistance program designed...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Brighton Recreation Center offering Monday classes for School District 27J students

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The Brighton Recreation Center has created special programming to accommodate School District 27J students who are looking for fun activities on non-contact Mondays.

Registration for RecPlay Monday programming will be available starting on Monday, July 16....

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Director of Public Works appointed

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City of Brighton City Manager Philip Rodriguez is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Woodruff to Director of Public Works. As Director, Woodruff will oversee streets services, fleet services, and construction inspections.

Woodruff came to the C...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2018

City of Brighton celebrates Smart Irrigation Month

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The City of Brighton is celebrating Smart Irrigation Month by helping citizens save water, save money and see better results in their landscapes.

Smart Irrigation Month is a public awareness campaign to promote efficient water use. Focused on July, traditi...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2018

July events at the Brighton Recreation Center

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July is here and that means summer is in full swing at the Brighton Recreation Center. All month long there are events schedules that are sure to fit everyone’s style.

Family Outdoor Bootcamp

Passes are still available for the July session of the ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 3, 2018

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee accepting proposals for 2019 Lodging Tax grants

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The Brighton Lodging Tax Advisory Committee 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 organizations and t...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2018

NRPA Open House and 25th Anniversary at the Brighton Recreation Center

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The Brighton Recreation Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary! For the occasion the Brighton Recreation Center is waiving admissions fees, providing treats, activities and a drawing for prizes to everyone who comes in the doors on between 7 a.m. and ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Brighton Youth Commission looking for adult members

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The Brighton Youth Commission (BYC), is looking for two adults to join its mission of advocating for youth by providing them the opportunity to learn, lead, and serve through community outreach, service projects, and establishing youth-adult partnerships....

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2018

What to do with your hail damaged trees

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The hail storm that rolled through Brighton on Monday left many homes, cars and trees damaged. Many residents know what to do with their homes and cars that were damaged but the proper ways to care for your trees might surprise you.

First, even if leaves a...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2018

KBRI-8, Brighton’s community television channel, now in high-definition

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The
City of Brighton’s television channel is now available in high-definition (HD)to some residents. KBRI-8 provides our community with live city council
meetings, local special events, featured issues, arts, cultural, andeducational programming.

&am...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Brighton Employee Charities recognizes scholarship recipients

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The City of Brighton Employee Charities (BEC) has selected three recipients for scholarships this year. The winners will each receive $500 toward their college expenses. This year’s winners are: Abigail Alvarez, Jazmin Gonzalez and Rachel Goodnow.

Abigail ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2018

No experience necessary for family “Camp Out” on Saturday, August 4

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The City of Brighton is pitching a tent for families this summer. Families are encouraged to load up their camping gear and head to Brighton Park at the Brighton Recreational Center, 555 North 11th Avenue, at 4 p.m. for the inaugural Camp Out event on Sat...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2018

City Council approves changes to public hearing notices

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The City of Brighton has
amended the code for public hearing notices. City Council adopted this changeearlier this month to increase transparency with developments within city
limits. This change will affect anyone who needs to go through the entitlem...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2018

City of Brighton awarded two open space grants

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On Tuesday, the Adams County Board of
Commissioners (BOCC) awarded the City of Brighton $554,800 in open space grantsfor two projects thanks to the voter-approved Open Space Sales Tax. Funding for
this grant cycle came from revenues from the second ha...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Police investigating rollover accident

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Brighton Police are investigating a rollover accident involving a small pick-up truck which occurred near the intersection of 160th Avenue and the I-76 frontage road interchange. Officers were dispatched to the scene at 0612 hours where passerby&rsquo...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Receive emergency notifications through CodeRED

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The public
safety agencies of City of Brighton are using CodeRED, a high-speednotification 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 homephone or ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Council adopts strategic plan

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On Tuesday, May 1, Brighton City Council unanimously approved a resolution adopting the city’s Strategic Plan for 2018-2019. The Strategic Plan and supplemental business plan will help the city direct its own destiny, even as it encounters a num...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2018

Selections for the “Colorful Persuasion” art exhibit announced

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The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program has announced its selections for the Colorful
Persuasion 
art exhibit at Brighton City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave.  The exhibit opens Monday, May 14 and includes more than 250 vibrant colors...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Big Little Idea Contest winners announced

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The four winners of the Big Little Idea Contest were announced and
recognized at the city council meeting on Tuesday, May 1. The recipients of theBig Little Idea contest each received a check for $750 and will have until
December 18, 2018 to implement...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Disturbance with weapons at a Brighton home

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On Sunday, April 29 at 12:51 p.m., police were dispatched to a disturbance with weapons at 146 N. 9th Ave. in Brighton. Witnesses reported 3-4 males were involved in a disturbance and a gun had been discharged. The suspect with the weapon had reportedly r...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Street Preservation Project starting first week in May

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The City of Brighton’s 2018 Street Preservation Project will
begin construction the first week of May. Work will begin on Main Street northof Bromley Lane and will continue at designated areas until mid-November.
During the six months, the f...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Monthly gardening events planned for summer

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Those with a green thumb have a new resource at their
fingertips! Cassey Anderson with the Adams County Master Gardeners will beholding monthly meetings in Brighton throughout the summer. She’ll offer
research based advice and information fo...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Flix and Kicks summer series lineup announced

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The City of Brighton will host another exciting year of its “Flix and Kicks” concerts and movies in the park series this summer. The 2018 schedule will include the following concerts and movies:

• Thursday, June 7: Concert at C...

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

City Council adopts 2018 budget

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The Brighton City Council adopted the 2018 budget by an 8-0 vote at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. One council member was absent from the meeting. The vote approved $99,047,975 in all the operating, capital, utility (water, wastewater and storm drainage)...

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City of Brighton Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: June 21, 2018

Hail Damage Widespread in Brighton!

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Due to the recent hail activity, Brighton is expecting an influx of roofing permits in the coming months.  Please call the roofing hotline - (303) 498-1230 - with any questions you might have about roofing permits, contractors, regulations, etc. ...

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Community Development
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Public Hearing Notices Amendment

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The City of Brighton has amended the code for public hearing notices.  City Council adopted this changed, effective May 28, 2018, to increase transparency with developments within the City.  This change will affect anyone who needs to go...

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Community Development
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Brighton Adopts Emergency Ordinance on Waste Disposal Injection Wells in Brighton

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This moratorium, which is effective through December 4, 2018, was enacted to allow City staff time to conduct studies to determine whether measures related to the regulation of waste disposal injection wells within and in close proximity to the City shoul...

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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
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Happening Now at Prairie Center

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What's new at Prairie Center? You may have seen a number of new apartment buildings constructed immediately to the west of the Prairie Center shopping center.  The Elements project added 288 much needed multi-family units to the Brighton, within ...

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Learn More Community Development
Posted on: January 31, 2018

New Affordable Housing-Windmill Ranch Apartments

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The City of Brighton’s newest affordable housing project is underway!  Windmill Ranch Apartments will provide 96 units to help ensure that rising property values don’t push out any of our neighbors.  Affordable housing is necessary to an...

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Learn More Community Development
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Land Use and Development Code Updates

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Land Use Codes are what cities use to determine everything from where you’re allowed to build a fence to what type of business is allowed at certain locations.  It is the tool the Community Development Department uses to help plan and s...

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: November 16, 2017

Teen Bash

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The Oasis brings in a live DJ, host several contests, and offers games and prizes.  The Oasis Teen Bash will be held June 15 and Aug. 10 and runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The bash is open to youth ages 12-17. Cost is $9 and includes admission and a co...

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Oasis Aquatic Center News
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Adult Night Out

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This is a relaxing and rewarding evening for adults away from the children.  Many local businesses participate in the event by providing prizes and giveaways.  There will be a live band, DJ, and competitions. This is for parent&rsquo...

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Oasis Aquatic Center News
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Customer Appreciation Day

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OnJuly 27, the Oasis takes the time to say thank you to our customers with Customer Appreciation Day. The first 100 people get free admission to the park and everyone who comes in will have the chance to win amazing prizes, compete in some fun events, and...

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Oasis Aquatic Center News
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Doggie Paddle Days

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The Brighton Oasis Aquatic Park will end the season with its annual Doggie Paddle Day event from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 and 9. 

Doggie Paddle Day invites the community to bring their canine friends for a swim at the Oasis. The cost to ...

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Oasis Aquatic Center News

News Flash

Posted on: March 13, 2018

The Oasis Hammock

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We are now offering hammocks for reservation. These will be free but must be reserved. First come first serve. Please check with the Oasis front desk staff for more information.

Oasis Aquatic Highlights

News Flash

Posted on: June 18, 2018

Campout

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Your family will enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of outdoor/nature-themed vendors, activities, and contests. Dinner will be available for purchase from a variety of food trucks followed by a movie under the stars and s'mores by the campfire before settling d...

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Recreation Center
Posted on: June 18, 2018

Adult Night Out

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This is a fun and exciting evening to hang with friends, listen to the live band and enjoy great food and adult beverages. We will also have opportunities to earn excellent prizes for not adulting! This is for adults ages 21+. July 6th and July 20th, 2018...

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Recreation Center
Posted on: June 18, 2018

H2O Saturdays at the Oasis

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9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Ages 8+ daily admission fee to the Brighton Oasis required 

Make Fitness your Oasis on Saturday




Recreation Center
Posted on: June 4, 2018

Gallery On the Go - Kids N' Canvas

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In just two hours, a trained guide will instruct a pre-selected piece of artwork while guests enjoy painting and spending time with friends and family.  Refreshments are included.  You don't need to be an artist to have fun.  Fo...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

SkyHawks Camp

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News Flash

Posted on: July 19, 2018

Fall Brochure 2018

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

#CatchMeOutsideBrighton

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Show Brighton Parks and Rec how you get outside this summer by posting your photos on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #CatchMeOutsideBrighton  We'll give out weekly and monthly prizes to our favorite photos throughout the summer!...

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Recreation Center Highlights
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Summer Brochure 2018

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Brighton Rec Center activities and special events

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: December 26, 2017

Changes to Utility Service Rates

After studying the needs for the upcoming year, staff recommended and City Council approved no increase to water rates. The 5-tier rate structure associated with water consumption/usage (volume charge) is being modified to better accommodate residents. Se...

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Utilities Department
Posted on: December 26, 2017

Grace Period for Utility Billing

Effective immediately, a grace period will go into effect for utility bills moving forward. To clarify, the grace period will consist of  5 calendar days after the bill's due date before the late charge will be added to your account. Utility bill...

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Utilities Department
Posted on: December 26, 2017

Sign up for E-statements!

Conveniently receive your utility bill and reduce paper waste with E-statements. Statements will be sent directly to your email inbox, without the hassle of a paper bill. To receive your bill via E-statement, submit your email address to the Utility Billi...

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Utilities Department