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Posted on: March 24, 2020

#WeAreBrighton - Campaign for Local Businesses

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In order to support all of our great local businesses, the Brighton EDC and the Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau have teamed up to start the #WeAreBrighton campaign. Visit brightonedc.org/wearebrighton and check out Brighton estab...

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Census Jobs

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The Census Bureau is comprised of talented and innovative people who are passionate about their work. Our people are the reason the Census Bureau is known as the premier statistical organization in the world. 

2020 Census Job Qualifications&nb...

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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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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-2019) Updates

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COVID-2019 (Coronavirus)

The City of Brighton staff continues to be in communication with its local health partners, Tri-County Health Department and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), regarding the Coronavirus disease 2019 (...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Gov. Polis announces statewide Stay-At-Home Order

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On March 25, Gov. Polis announced a statewide stay-at-home order beginning on Thursday, March 26 at 6:00 a.m. through April 11, 2020. 

“Coloradans are living through a global pandemic and this decision was made to help save lives,&rd...

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Stay-at-Home Order City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Brighton Employee Charities accepting scholarship applications through April 17

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The City of Brighton Employee Charities (BEC) is accepting applications for its college scholarship program. The BEC will award two $500 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors. The application deadline has been extended to April 17.

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Court sessions suspended until the week of April 13

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The City of Brighton’s Municipal Court will be closed to the public until the week of April 13 as a response to the national, state and local efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). This date is subject to change.Any cases or heari...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2020

City to temporarily close all playgrounds and other park amenities

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**UPDATE: Effective 3/28/20, the Happy Tails Dog Park is also closed**

To ensure the safety of our community and staff, all playgrounds, tennis courts, basketball courts, and picnic areas in the City of Brighton will be closed as of today, March 26. These ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2020

City of Brighton reports first case of employee with COVID-19

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The City of Brighton today received confirmation that a city employee has tested positive for COVID-19 and is now receiving medical attention. The case marks the first known positive case of a city employee. 

As a precautionary measure, a...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Help for Homes community project postponed until Fall 2020

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Together, the City of Brighton and Brothers Redevelopment Inc. has made the decision to postpone our Help for Homes (HFH) community project that was originally scheduled for May 2. 

“We are currently looking at one of the first two Satur...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2020

City to waive late fees and water shut-offs for 30 days

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As a way to help our customers during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the City of Brighton will waive all late fees and water shut-offs through April 20. 

This credit will automatically be applied to eligible customers and there is no need to...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City extends temporary closure of all facilities to the public through April 16

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Out of precaution to keep our employees and visitors safe, the City of Brighton will extend its temporary closure of all city buildings to the public through April 16. The extended closure is in line with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Envir...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2020

City Council declares local disaster

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Due to continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases in Colorado and several presumptive COVID-19 positive cases in Adams County, Brighton City Council approved a resolution Saturday declaring a local disaster for the City of Brighton. This declaration...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2020

City temporarily closing all facilities to the public as a precautionary measure for COVID-19

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Due to presumptive COVID-19 positive cases in Adams County announced by Tri-County Health Department on Thursday, and out of precaution to keep our employees and visitors safe, the City of Brighton will temporarily close all city buildings to the public e...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Update on Prairie View High School lockdown

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At about 1:30 p.m. this afternoon, Brighton police received a report of a person with a gun at Prairie View High School, 12909 E. 120th Ave. According to callers, a male party had displayed a handgun in a parking lot at the school, but left as police arri...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Trash Bash to be held May 1 and 2

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The City of Brighton will once again offer its popular Trash Bash drop-off program for Brighton residents in need of large item disposal. Residents wishing to dispose of large items may do so from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. May 1 and 2. All items must be b...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2020

City to open Chapel Hill Drive to help with emergency response times and traffic flow

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The City of Brighton will be opening Chapel Hill Drive and making it a through street beginning March 18. This will allow emergency responders easier access as well as providing a smoother overall traffic flow for the residents in and around the surroundi...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Draft report of city’s forensic audit now available

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Last night, Brighton City Council voted unanimously to release the draft copy of the forensic audit report provided by the contracted firm, Two Hills Accounting & Consulting. 

A copy of the draft report is available here

The auditors...

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Draft Forensic Audit Report City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2020

Council approves ballot content for Ward 2 special election

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Brighton City Council tonight approved a resolution certifying the ballot content for the special mail ballot municipal election to fill the Ward 2 City Council vacancy. The special election will be held on April 28 and includes the following candidates:

  • A...
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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2020

City expands recycling center services with new location

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In an effort to provide additional recycling services to residents, the City of Brighton in cooperation with Waste Connections Inc. will be moving the recycling center currently located at City Hall, 500 South 4th Ave., to 401 East Longs Peak St. effectiv...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Major project starting soon that will impact traffic in Brighton

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There will be a lot of activity happening in Brighton that’s all starting soon and we want residents to be aware of.  

To start, crews will be working on 19th Ave. the week of Feb. 17 to prepare for a much bigger project that starts the ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Garden In A Box kits go on sale in March

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The City of Brighton has once again partnered with the Resource Central’s Garden In A Box Program. Through this partnership, City of Brighton utility customers can receive a $25 discount off of the water-wise garden kits, while supplies last.

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Council approves special election for Ward 2 City Council vacancy

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Brighton City Council approved a resolution tonight calling for a special mail ballot election to fill the Ward 2 City Council vacancy. The special election will be held on April 28.

Ward 2 City Council nomination packets will be available on Jan. 28 in th...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

What’s under construction at Prairie Center?

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Village 1 at Prairie Center is underway, with 370 Single Family homes to be constructed.  KB Home and Richmond Homes are building currently with more builders coming soon!

Avilla at Prairie Center is under construction. Avilla is a market-rate ren...

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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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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Online Chess Tournament

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Looking for something to exercise your brain during this social distancing time? We are putting together an online chess tournament. Please email sports@brightonco.gov if you are interested or would like more information

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Recreation Center News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Brighton Recreation Quarantivities Video Contest

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Brighton Rec Quarantivities Video Contest

Brighton Rec wants to see how you have made staying at home a positive experience for you and your family! Submit at most a 30-second video on how you are getting active with your favorite recreational activities d...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Pee-Wee and Youth Soccer Canceled

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We will be issuing full Household Credits for the cancelation of this league that can be used in the future to register for another program.  If you want a different accommodation or would like a refund, please email sports@brightonco.gov and we ...

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Recreation Center News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Adult Spring Softball League Canceled

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 This decision was based on the best interests of your program along with the needs of our other programs. Contact sports@brightonco.gov if you have any questions.

Recreation Center News
Posted on: February 1, 2020

Summer Adult Softball

2020 Adult Softball Summer Ball NewsFlash

Get your team together and play in our men or co-ed leagues for summer ball! Teams play for 6-8 weeks of league play with two weeks of tournament-style play. Team registration and league dates are yet to be determined due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please ...

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