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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Receive Notification through CodeRED

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The public safety agencies of City of Brighton are using CodeRED, a high-speed notification system, to keep you safe in the event of an emergency. The system allows us to deliver emergency messages to you via phone call to your home phone or mobile device...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Brighton's Strategic Plan

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On May 1, Brighton City Council unanimously approved a resolution adopting the city’s Strategic Plan for 2018-2019. The Strategic Plan and supplemental business plan will help the city direct its own destiny, even as it encounters a number of pressures in...

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City Highlights
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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News Flash

Posted on: October 12, 2018

Bromley Lane Road Closure at Railroad - Saturday, Oct. 13

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The Union Pacific Railroad is planning on performing railroad track work this Saturday, Oct. 13, pending weather conditions. Bromley Lane will be closed at the railroad, just east of US 85, requiring the use of detours and alternate routes. The work is pl...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

News Flash

Posted on: August 7, 2018

Roof Permitting Update

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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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Community Development
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Public Hearing Notices Amendment

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The City of Brighton has amended the code for public hearing notices.  City Council adopted this changed, effective May 28, 2018, to increase transparency with developments within the City.  This change will affect anyone who needs to go...

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Community Development
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Brighton Adopts Emergency Ordinance on Waste Disposal Injection Wells in Brighton

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This moratorium, which is effective through December 4, 2018, was enacted to allow City staff time to conduct studies to determine whether measures related to the regulation of waste disposal injection wells within and in close proximity to the City shoul...

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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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Community Development
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Happening Now at Prairie Center

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What's new at Prairie Center? You may have seen a number of new apartment buildings constructed immediately to the west of the Prairie Center shopping center.  The Elements project added 288 much needed multi-family units to the Brighton, within ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

New Affordable Housing-Windmill Ranch Apartments

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The City of Brighton’s newest affordable housing project is underway!  Windmill Ranch Apartments will provide 96 units to help ensure that rising property values don’t push out any of our neighbors.  Affordable housing is necessary to an...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

Land Use and Development Code Updates

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Land Use Codes are what cities use to determine everything from where you’re allowed to build a fence to what type of business is allowed at certain locations.  It is the tool the Community Development Department uses to help plan and s...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Virtual Group Fitness Classes

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How it works:

1. Check our schedule for virtual class days and times.

or

1. Select your own workout on the iPad when the studio is not in use.2. Choose from&am...

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Recreation Center
Posted on: September 19, 2018

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Welcome Back Fall Fitness

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Join our 20 class challenge contest. 

Here is how to play:

1. pick-up your card from an instructor 

2. complete 20 classes in 30 days 

3. Be entered to win give-away prizes

Join our Les Mills instructors and their favorite class play...

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Recreation Center

News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2018

34th Annual Turkey Trot

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Start Time: 8:30 a.m.

Where: Brighton Recreation Center, 555 North 11th Avenue 

Early Bird Fee:

$30 Adult (18 - 59)

$20 Youth (17 & under)

$20 Senior (60+)

Race Day Fee:

$33 Adult (18 - 59)

$25 Youth (17 & under)

$25 Senior (60+)

Fee Includes: Grea...

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Recreation Center Highlights
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Car-nival Palooza

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The Brighton Recreation Center is seeking local businesses, nonprofits, teams and citizens, and volunteers needing service hours to enter its Car-nival Palooza!

The Car-nival Palooza is an annual event where community members trunk-or-treat and enjoy cars ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Fall Brochure 2018

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Brighton Rec Center activities and special events

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Changes to Utility Service Rates

After studying the needs for the upcoming year, staff recommended and City Council approved no increase to water rates. The 5-tier rate structure associated with water consumption/usage (volume charge) is being modified to better accommodate residents. Se...

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Utilities Department
Posted on: December 26, 2017

Grace Period for Utility Billing

Effective immediately, a grace period will go into effect for utility bills moving forward. To clarify, the grace period will consist of  5 calendar days after the bill's due date before the late charge will be added to your account. Utility bill...

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Utilities Department
Posted on: December 26, 2017

Sign up for E-statements!

Conveniently receive your utility bill and reduce paper waste with E-statements. Statements will be sent directly to your email inbox, without the hassle of a paper bill. To receive your bill via E-statement, submit your email address to the Utility Billi...

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