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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Brighton Youth Sport Complex closure begins Aug. 20

Youth Sports Complex

The Brighton Youth Sport Complex will be closed to the
public starting Monday, Aug. 20.  The City of Brighton will have acontractor laying several additional concrete walkways throughout the complex
which will take about two weeks to complete...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Eagle View Adult Center offering class showcase

Photo courtsey Rich Vossler Photography

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 offering this fall, Eagle View will host a “Back to School&rdq...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Trash Bash returning in September

TrashBash

The City of Brighton will offer its Trash Bash drop-off program for Brighton residents for large item disposal. Residents wishing to dispose of large items may do so from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sept. 14 and 15. All items must be brought to the Brighton Wastewate...

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

Victim Services Unit hosting open houses to recruit volunteers

VictimsServices

The Brighton and Commerce City
Police Departments are seeking highly motivated individuals to become VolunteerVictim Advocates (VVA). The Victim Services Unit will be hosting a series of
open houses to give interested citizens a first-hand look into w...

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

Touch-A-Truck returning for second year on August 25

Touch A Truck

For the second year, the City of Brighton is bringing out the heavy machinery and asking kids to help us decorate our fleet. This event is from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, August 25, at Brighton City Hall, 500 South 4th Avenue.

Touch-A-Truck will be a fun ...

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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: August 2, 2018

Police prepare to go back-to-school

BPD back to school

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 August 9th, BPD officers will be renewing their annual education and e...

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

City Council hires city attorney

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Brighton City Council appointed Jack D. Bajorek City Attorney at the July 17 city council meeting. Bajorek replaces Margaret Brubaker, who recently retired after serving the city in a contract capacity for nearly 30 years. Bajorek’s first day is today.

Pri...

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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: July 17, 2018

Come enjoy downtown’s new parklet

Parklet

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 16, 2018

Applications for projects still being accepted for Brighton Investment Program

Biz2

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

BRC front

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

Woodruff

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: June 22, 2018

Brighton Youth Commission looking for adult members

BYS recruitment

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

Hail

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

KBRI

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: 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 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

Paving_web

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

garden

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: October 17, 2017

City Council adopts 2018 budget

Coucil

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