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Posted on: April 2, 2018

You Have Options Program

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VISION We envision a criminal justice system where victims of sexual violence view law enforcement as a viable route to justice.

GOALS OF THE YOU HAVE OPTIONS PROGRAM 1. Increase the number of victims who report sexual assault to law enfo...

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You Have Options Program website City Highlights
Posted on: November 7, 2018

75 Day Work Plan

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In October, Brighton City Manager Philip Rodriguez recently rolled out a 75-day work plan in order to address the city’s top pressing issues with the goal of providing clarity, transparency and accountability to our community. The plan addresses a number ...

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See the plan's progress... 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: December 10, 2018

Youth summer internship and city employment launch coming Feb. 9

Summer Job Launch

The City of Brighton will be hosting a summer internship and job launch
on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 10 a.m. – 3 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 enter the workforce....

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

Director of Finance appointed

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City of Brighton City Manager Philip Rodriguez is pleased to announce the appointment of Ronald Lay to serve as Director of Finance. As Director, Lay will oversee accounting, budget implementation, procurement and contracts, revenue, and customer connecti...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2018

City Council adopts 2019 budget

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The Brighton City
Council adopted the 2019 budget by an 8-0 vote at Tuesday’s City Councilmeeting. One Council Member was excused from the meeting and was not part of
the vote. The vote approved $124,427,479 across all fifteen of the city&am...

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

City Council votes to lower late fees for customers

Utilities

Residents and businesses in Brighton will be paying less if they are unable to pay their water bill on time. In a 6-0 vote at the Nov. 20 City Council Meeting, city leaders voted to lower the late fees from $25 to $10 beginning January 1, 2019. Three coun...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Water Treatment Plant brings home two awards to Brighton

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The City of Brighton’s Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant has received two awards from The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s (CDPHE) Oral Health Unit (OHU). The awards are for the following:

  • 2017 Water Fluoridati...
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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Brighton looking for artists for Sculpture-On-Loan Program

The Farmer

The City of Brighton Eye for Art program is looking for artists to participate in its Sculpture-On-Loan Program. This yearlong sculpture exhibit is held at Brighton’s Carmichael Park, 650 Southern Street.

The Sculpture Walk at Carmichael Park is ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2018

City’s 75 Day Work Plan to address clarity, transparency and accountability

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Brighton City Manager Philip Rodriguez recently rolled out a 75-day
work plan in order to address the city’s top pressing issues with the goal ofproviding clarity, transparency and accountability to our community. The plan
addresses a number...

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

Brighton Recreation Center now offering virtual group fitness classes

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Brighton Recreation Center now has the option for members to participate in virtual group fitness classes during times when regular fitness classes are not available.

This feature is called On Demand and it allows residents to work out when it is most conv...

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

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: October 23, 2018

City Manager Rodriguez announces leadership appointments

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City of Brighton City Manager Philip Rodriguez is
pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Woodruff to Director ofInfrastructure and Ryan Johnson to Director of Urban & Public Policy. These
expanded roles for both directors help the city str...

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

2018 Sculpture on Loan - People’s Choice Awards announced

The Farmer

The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program is proud to announce there are two winners for the 2018 People’s Choice Award for the Eye for Art Sculpture-on-Loan Sculpture Walk at Carmichael Park: Lawrence Starck of Loveland and Kathy War...

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

Police discontinue fingerprinting services for job applicants

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Due to recent changes by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI), civil job applicants will no longer be able to obtain pre-employment fingerprints from Colorado law enforcement agencies as of November 1, 2018.

As a result of these changes, the last day...

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

Demolition of the Downtown Plaza building set to begin

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Activity is underway to level a building at the corner of
Main and Bridge streets known as the Downtown Plaza. This demolition processwill take several months to complete from start to finish to ensure disruption
to business owners and residents in th...

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

BCAC seeking volunteers to serve on various action teams

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The Brighton
Cultural Arts Commission (BCAC) is currently seeking volunteers to serve onvarious action committees that support the commission. 

If you are
interested in arts and culture events or programs, working with communitygroups, publi...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Brighton's "Somewhere In Time" art exhibit opens Monday

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The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program is excited to announce its selections for the “Somewhere in Time” art exhibit at Brighton City Hall, 500 South 4th Ave. The exhibit opens Monday, Sept. 10 and runs until Jan...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Vision Zero survey results being implemented

Vision Zero

The City of Brighton is now actively making upgrades around the community following the input it received from the Vision Zero survey conducted earlier this year. Vision Zero is a new initiative in Brighton aimed at eliminating all traffic fatalities and ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Major construction projects underway, alternative routes advised

Road construction

The City of Brighton is gearing up to start a number of major construction projects to improve the roadways we all use every day when driving around town. These roadway improvements will be starting as early as this month and are expected to be complete l...

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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: 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 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: 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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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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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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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Sweaty Santa Ride

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Saturday Dec. 15 

 8-10 a.m. 

Brighton Recreation Center 

There will be four, 30 minute classes offered. You can attend one or stay the full two hours!

Make it a family tradition, ages 8 and up are welcome to ride. ...

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Additional Info... Recreation Center
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Holiday Hours and Closures

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Winter Registration

December 6: Resident Registration

December 7: Open Registration

6:30 a.m. 'in person'

 8:30 a.m. online

December 8: Phone Registration

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Holiday Facility Closures

We will close at noon on Christmas Eve.

We will be closed on Christmas ...

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Recreation Center
Posted on: November 29, 2018

New December Fitness Classes

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TuesdaysTone @ 6:00 a.m.RPM @ 6:00 p.m. 

Thursdays Tone @6:00 a.m & 9:00 a.m. Bodycombat @ 10:00 a.m. Barre @ 11:00 a.m. Virtual RPM@ 6:00 p.m. 

Fridays Dance Jam @ 10:00 a.m.  

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Additional Info... Recreation Center
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Holiday Drop N Shop

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This is also a time to drop your kids off and have time to yourselves whether it’s going to a movie, hitting the mall or just relaxing at home. Children will enjoy holiday movies, games and crafts.

3-12 years of age

$10 per kid 

Must be po...

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Recreation Center
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Youth Basketball

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Boys and girls 6-12 years old

Saturdays, January 19 - March 2

Register before December 14th to ensure your basketball player gets put on a team.

registration is open now call 303-655-2200 or register online at brightonrecreation.com

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Recreation Center

News Flash

Posted on: November 29, 2018

Summer Job Fair 2019

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Join us Monday March 11, 2019 4 to 6 p.m. at the Brighton Recreation Center

Additional Info... Recreation Center Highlights

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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