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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Texas Roadhouse Breaks Ground in Brighton

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City of Brighton Mayor Ken Kreutzer, Brighton Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Michael Martinez, Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce President Leslie Espinoza, and Bry Dunlap, Texas Roadhouse Managing Partner, invite the public to a gro...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Brighton conducting one-time review of water bills affected by the city’s final extend

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On Wednesday, the City of Brighton announced it will review the July/August 2019 water utility billing cycles of all residential customers due to an extended billing cycle that followed a shorter cycle the month prior. Based on the review, approximately 9...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Utilities Facts

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Let us be clear when we say that no money is missing. It is important to note that there are three funds that support Utilities - water, wastewater and storm drainage.  Please click the link below to see the details.

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Brighton Utilities Funds Fact Sheet City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Trash Bash and EcoEvent scheduled for Sept. 13 and 14

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The City of Brighton will host two of its popular events in the same weekend this fall.  Trash Bash will be on Friday, Sept. 13 and Saturday, Sept. 14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Brighton Wastewater Treatment Facility, 325 North Kuner Road. Also...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Eagle View Adult Center hosting annual class showcase Aug. 23

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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 offered this fall, Eagle View will host its annual “Back to School...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Cops ready to go back-to-school

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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 Tuesday, Aug. 13, BPD officers will be renewing their annual education...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Brighton Culture Arts Commission seeks nominations

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The Brighton Cultural Arts Commission (BCAC) is now accepting nominations for its Excellence in Arts Awards. Brighton has a vibrant and growing cultural arts community, and the BCAC would like to celebrate individuals and groups within Brighton who are cu...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2019

New business bringing jobs and hope to Brighton

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The skyline in northern Brighton is changing. Wells Concrete is working hard to get it’s newest 100,000+ square foot location open and operating in Brighton and has begun the groundwork for a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. The company ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Elmwood looking for volunteers for annual “Cemetery Walk”

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The annual Cemetery Walk is returning to Elmwood Cemetery this fall and the city is looking for volunteers to help make this year’s event a success. This year’s Cemetery Walk will be from 1-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 but volunteers ...

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

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee accepting proposals for 2019 Lodging Tax grants

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The Brighton Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (BLTAC) 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 organizatio...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Touch-A-Truck returns to City Hall Aug. 24

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The City of Brighton is bringing out the heavy machinery for its annual Touch-A-Truck event from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at Brighton City Hall, 500 South 4th Ave.

Touch-A-Truck will be a fun day where kids of all ages get a chance to get behind ...

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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 24, 2019

City to begin the RFP process for forensic audit of Utilities funds

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At Tuesday’s Study Session, Brighton City Council directed city staff to begin the Request for Proposal (RFP) process to select an independent firm to conduct a forensic audit of the city’s Utilities funds. Council requested the audit ...

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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: July 10, 2019

Results are in for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for 2018

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Tuesday night, the Brighton City Council was presented with the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for 2018. Haynie & Company, the city’s independent audit firm, presented the results during the regularly scheduled Study Session. T...

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

Brighton Police Department hosting Citizens’ Academy

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The Brighton Police Department is accepting applications for its Citizens' Police Academy. This free, eight-week course provides participants with an inside look at law enforcement while providing hands-on training.

Topics covered in the academy include fi...

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

Free anti-theft devices available at Brighton PD

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The Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA) has just released its list of the top ten stolen vehicles in our state. In an effort to prevent more auto thefts in our area, the Brighton Police Department received steering wheel immobilizers, more co...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 3, 2019

City Council approves forensic audit of Utilities Fund

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Last night, Brighton City Council voted 8-0 authorizing city staff to pursue hiring an outside, independent firm to conduct an additional audit of the Utilities Fund, a forensic audit. The item was requested to be added to the agenda by Council Members Ma...

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

Brighton working to fill a missing gap along the Colorado Front Range Trail

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Work is now underway at Ken Mitchell Park. In June, construction began on the Brighton section of the  Colorado Front Range Trail (CFRT) which, once complete, will be a trail from Brighton through Denver to Chatfield Reservoir.

The trail will be a...

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

Brighton police want to give tickets to 750 kids

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Once again, Brighton police officers and area 7-Eleven stores are teaming up to reward kids ‘caught’ doing good things with ‘tickets’ they can exchange for a cool frozen treat, as part of the 24th anniversary of ‘Operation Chill."

Started in 1995, the...

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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
Posted on: May 29, 2019

Student charged with making false threats at BHS

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Brighton police have arrested a 17-year-old female for making multiple false reports which caused a lock-down at Brighton High School (BHS) for several hours on April 19 ofthis year. The resulting incident caused several area schools to be placed on lock-...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2019

"Vivid Perspectives" art exhibit opening in Brighton

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The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program has selected its artwork for the Vivid Perspectives art exhibit. All artwork will be on display at City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave beginning Monday, May 13. This spring/summer art exhibit will have over 234 exquisite p...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Full Moon Bike Rides returning in 2019

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Bike Brighton, a subcommittee of the City of Brighton will be bringing back its Full Moon Bike Rides for the 2019 year. Six rides will be offered from April to September and are designed to be family-friendly rides.  All rides start at 6:30 p.m. ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases