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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Meet the candidates running for City Council

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The City of Brighton elections will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5 and includes the election of one candidate from each of the city’s four wards. The council candidates include Ward I candidate: Tim Watts; Ward II candidate: incumbent Mary Ellen Pollac...

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

Forensic audit selection committee members selected

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Brighton City Council has selected eight Brighton water customers to serve on a committee to help select an independent firm to conduct a forensic audit of the City’s Utilities funds dating back to 2008. City Council members selected two water c...

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

Elmwood and Fairview cemeteries to participate in Wreaths Across America tradition

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A wreath is often perceived as a Christmas decoration, but it’s actually a symbol of eternal life. This December, you will see wreaths placed at the graves of veterans who are buried in Elmwood Cemetery and Fairview Cemetery as the city joins Wr...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Director of Finance appointed

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City of Brighton Acting City Manager Marv Falconburg is pleased to announce the appointment of Maria Ostrom to serve as Director of Finance. Ostrom has served as the interim Finance Director since May. As Director, Ostrom will oversee financial reporting,...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Growing Grads FAFSA Kickoff event October 15

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The City of Brighton’s Office of Youth Services will once again host its annual Growing Grads series. This series is a program that was created to provide parents and students local resources for life after high school.  

For students lo...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Brighton Cultural Arts Commission announces 2019 Excellence in Arts Awards honorees

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The Brighton Cultural Arts Commission is pleased to announce the “cultural arts champions” in our community who will be recognized with the 2019 Excellence in Arts Awards. These individuals will be honored at a special ceremony at 6:30...

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

“Colors of Love” art exhibit now open in Brighton

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The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program has announced its selections for the “Colors of Love” art exhibit at Brighton City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave.  The exhibit opened Monday, Sept. 9 and includes more than 235 exciting pieces of art from 83 loca...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Council awards contract for water treatment plant expansion and denitrification design services

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Brighton City Council approved a resolution Tuesday awarding a contract to Brown and Caldwell for the water treatment plant expansion and denitrification design services. The design services are the first phase of the expansion project for the Greensand W...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Council approves ballot content for Nov. 5 coordinated election

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Last night, Brighton City Council approved ballot content for the coordinated election on Nov. 5. The mail ballot election is conducted by the Adams County Clerk and Recorder and the Weld County Clerk and Recorder.

The ballot content includes the recall qu...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2019

Utility rate study presented to City Council last night

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At last night’s City Council Study Session meeting, the City of Brighton’s independent rate consultants, Stantec, presented their water and wastewater  utility rate study to City Council. The presentation included an overview of the water and was...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Brighton preparing for fall season full of arts and culture events

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Just in time for fall, the City of Brighton’s Office of Arts and Culture announces two events for our community to enjoy, participate in and support.

On Friday, Sept. 13 the pARTy Bus will once again be braking for art. From 6-9 p.m. a bus will ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Tri-County Health Department Reports First Positive West Nile Virus Mosquito in Brighton

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Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) has confirmed the first West Nile virus-infected mosquito in Brighton this year. There are no human cases reported in the region so far. Birds can carry the virus long distances, and the mosquitoes that bite these birds...

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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 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: 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