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Posted on: October 17, 2018

City Council passes resolutions regarding two November ballot items

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Tuesday night, Brighton City Council adopted formal positions through resolutions on two ballot items on the Nov. 6 General Election.

The ballot issues include:

Amendment 74 - Just Compensation for Reduction in Fair Market Value by Government Law or Regulat...

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

23rd Annual Festival of Lights ready to sparkle

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The City of Brighton will present the 23rd Annual Festival of Lights Parade and Winter Festival on Saturday, Dec. 8. The family-favorite event will kick-off at 10 a.m. with a free movie and continue throughout the day with a variety of historic downtown a...

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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

Street improvement underway in Brighton

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The City of Brighton Public Works Department is conducting a
series of street maintenance improvements through November. This work is takingplace on Medical Center Drive from Bromley Lane to Prairie Center
Parkway.  Drivers can expect lanec...

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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: October 4, 2018

City Council proclaims October as College Application Month in Brighton

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The Brighton City Council proclaimed October as College Application Month on Tuesday, Oct. 2. This proclamation focuses on engaging high school seniors who are graduating in the spring to think about their next steps; something Brighton’s Office of Youth ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2018

City officials to conduct independent audit

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During the 2019 budget preparation process, questions were raised concerning the Utilities Department financial information. The City of Brighton utilities services are funded through an enterprise, which operates within a cost for service model, separate...

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

Inaugural Teen Town Hall scheduled for Oct. 4

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The Brighton Youth Commission is teaming up with the Brighton City Council to create an event specifically to hear from youth in the community on topics that matter to them. On Thursday, Oct. 4 the city will host its inaugural Teen Town Hall at the Armory...

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

Body of homicide suspect located

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Brighton police have located a body they believe to be that of a man wanted in a recent homicide, dead from an apparent suicide.

Preliminary investigations appear to confirm the identity of a body found in a field near the location of the crime is that of ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2018

New park in Brighton East Farms looking for a name

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A new park located at 4699 Haystack Lane in Brighton East
Farms is looking for a name!

If you would like to submit your suggestion, please send ina completed Park Naming Petition along with 25 signatures from Brighton
residents to the Parks & Recre...

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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 13, 2018

Brighton PD receives Governor’s Award

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Congratulations are in order for the Brighton Police
Department. On Tuesday, Sept. 11, Brenda Palacio, Executive AdministrativeAssistant to Chief of Police, attended the annual dinner at the Governor’s
mansion and accepted the Governor’s Summer Job Hu...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Local merchants offer aid to vandalism victims

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Brighton officers are investigating a series of cases in which victims’ tires were slashed overnight, and are asking that anyone with information or video that might be related to these cases contact them at 303-655-8740.

Police have received mul...

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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: September 5, 2018

Register your surveillance camera with Brighton Police Department

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The Brighton Police Department is looking for community
partners to help cut down on crime in our city. Any resident or business with acamera on their property can register it with the department. 

Video cameras are increasingly being used in b...

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

Eagle View Adult Center offering free Medicare series for seniors

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Medicare can be complicated, especially for those who are new to the coverage plans. That’s why Eagle View Adult Center is offering a free Medicare series to help seniors understand their health benefits.

All classes require advance registration. The class...

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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: August 7, 2018

Roof Permitting Update

Roofs

Due to the recent hail storm in the area, the City of
Brighton has seen an unprecedented number of roof permit applications, with acontinuous increase in the number of applications daily. 

We are working diligently to process roof permits as qu...

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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: July 30, 2018

Director of Information Technology appointed

David Guo

City of Brighton City
Manager Philip Rodriguez is pleased to announce the appointment of David Guo toserve as Director of Information Technology. As Director, Guo will oversee technology
infrastructure and security, business services, and location ser...

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

Big Little Idea Contest winners announced

BLI_Winners

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

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: 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