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News Flash

Posted on: June 8, 2018

Interactive Map

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The City of Brighton  has been hard at work on a new online tool for residents. After nearly a decade of gathering data, verifying documents and compiling maps, an interactive look at geographic information is now available at https://bit.ly/2HrZ...

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City Highlights
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: August 15, 2018

Eagle View Adult Center offering class showcase

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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 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

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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

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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

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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

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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: August 2, 2018

Police prepare 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 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.

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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 31, 2018

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. 6 but volunteers are asked to arrive ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2018

Director of Information Technology appointed

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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: April 12, 2018

Monthly gardening events planned for summer

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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

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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 21, 2018

Hail Damage Widespread in Brighton!

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Due to the recent hail activity, Brighton is expecting an influx of roofing permits in the coming months.  Please call the roofing hotline - (303) 498-1230 - with any questions you might have about roofing permits, contractors, regulations, etc. ...

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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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Learn More Community Development
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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Learn More Community Development
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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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 13, 2018

Oasis Restricted Hours

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Brighton Oasis is open weekends only 8/13 - 9/3
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Oasis Aquatic Center News
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Doggie Paddle Days

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The Brighton Oasis Aquatic Park will end the season with its annual Doggie Paddle Day event from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 and 9. 

Doggie Paddle Day invites the community to bring their canine friends for a swim at the Oasis. The cost to ...

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Oasis Aquatic Center News

News Flash

Posted on: March 13, 2018

The Oasis Hammock

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We are now offering hammocks for reservation. These will be free but must be reserved. First come first serve. Please check with the Oasis front desk staff for more information.

Oasis Aquatic Highlights

News Flash

Posted on: August 8, 2018

Adult Softball - Fall Ball

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Don't miss out on getting a team together for the fall season. The deadline to register has been extended and we will allow teams to register through Monday, August 13. The cost for the eight week season is $375 per team. Men's leagues play on Tuesdays or...

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Recreation Center
Posted on: July 23, 2018

Cycle after work!

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Active Body Healthy Mind

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Sign-in at each class you attend.
Watch the leader board for attendance totals each week.
Prizes will be awarded in September.

Recreation Center
Posted on: June 4, 2018

Gallery On the Go - Kids N' Canvas

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In just two hours, a trained guide will instruct a pre-selected piece of artwork while guests enjoy painting and spending time with friends and family.  Refreshments are included.  You don't need to be an artist to have fun.  Fo...

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Additional Info... Recreation Center

News Flash

Posted on: July 19, 2018

Fall Brochure 2018

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Brighton Rec Center activities and special events

Additional Info... Recreation Center Highlights
Posted on: May 15, 2018

#CatchMeOutsideBrighton

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Show Brighton Parks and Rec how you get outside this summer by posting your photos on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #CatchMeOutsideBrighton  We'll give out weekly and monthly prizes to our favorite photos throughout the summer!...

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Recreation Center Highlights

News Flash

News Flash

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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Utilities Department