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Posted on: November 20, 2017

City adds ballot drop off drive-up location for Dec. 5 run-off election

Adams County has graciously agreed to allow the voters in the City of Brighton Run-Off Election to use its drop-off box located in the Brighton City Hall parking lot (500 S. 4th Ave.) for the deposit of ballots for the Mayor, Ward 1, and Ward 2 December 5...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Run-Off Election set for Dec. 5

Brighton City Council approved a resolution tonight certifying the ballot content for a special mail ballot run-off election for the Mayor, Ward I Council Member, and Ward 2 Council Member seats to be held Tuesday, Dec. 5.

Voters elected Clint Blackhurst t...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Greater Brighton Fire Protection emergency services impact fee

On October 24, 2017, an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) was executed for the assessment, collection, and remittance of Emergency Services Impact Fees for the Greater Brighton Fire Protection District.  The impact fees shall be imposed on all ne...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2017

City of Brighton and Greater Brighton Chamber Urge Residents to Shop Small on Nov. 25

Today, the City of Brighton, the Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce and the Brighton Economic Development Corporation announced their support for Small Business Saturday.  

 

Brighton City Council will deliver an official proclamation an...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Ride your bike in the Festival of Lights Parade!

Bike Brighton would like to invite community members to join them as they ride their bikes in the 22nd Annual Festival of Lights Parade Saturday, Dec. 9, in downtown Brighton. Call Mark Heidt at 303-655-2170 to sign up by Wednesday, Dec. 6.

Riders will be ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2017

Police seek information in shooting

Brighton police would like to speak to anyone with information about a drive-by shooting which happened in the 1100 block of Brighton Street at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Police were called after someone fired multiple shots into a red Dodge Durango parke...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Hot Chocolate Series kicks off Nov. 30

The Office of Youth Services has created a new group, Youth Serving Organizations, to identify gaps, coordinate efforts, map resources and collaborate in order to provide better services to our community. We will kick-off this series with a hot chocolate ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2017

City of Brighton receives historic preservation award

The City of Brighton has been recognized by the State Historic Fund with the 2018 Stephen H Hart Award for historic preservation for the City’s preservation work on the Bromley Koizuma-Hishinuma Farm. The award will be presented Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 a...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2017

UPDATED: Missing man found safe

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Update: Mr. Mitrov was located by Denver PD and is safe.

Brighton police are asking that anyone with information about the current whereabouts of a missing Brighton man please contact them.47-year-old John Mitrov reportedly left his home in the 3400 block ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2017

22nd Annual Festival of Lights ready to sparkle

The City of Brighton will present the 22nd Annual Festival of Lights Parade and Winter Festival Saturday, Dec. 9. The family-favorite event will kick-off at 10 a.m. with a free movie and continue throughout the day with a variety of historic downtown and ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Call for Artists for Brighton’s the “Spectacles of Spring” Art Show

The City of Brighton Eye for Art program announces a call for artists for its “Spectacles of Spring” art show.  Artist submittals are being accepted through Dec. 3.  This art show is a four-month long show spanning th...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

City offices, utility billing counter closed for Thanksgiving holiday

City of Brighton offices, Utility Billing, Eagle View Adult Center and Historic City Hall will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Services will reopen to the public at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27.

The Brighton Recrea...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Suspicious Male at Brighton High School

Today, a student at Brighton High School reported to staff an incident involving a potential safety concern.  The student reported that a light skinned male (possibly Hispanic) late 20’s to early 30’s, driving an older white, ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Gun store burglarized in early-morning hours

Brighton police are investigating the burglary of a local gun shop that took place early Sunday morning in the 100 block of S. 4th Ave.Police were dispatched at about 5:30 am on Sunday, November 5, to a report of a disturbance near 71 S. 4th Ave.When offi...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Police investigating fatal auto-pedestrian crash

Brighton police are continuing to investigate a fatal auto-pedestrian crash that occurred at about 7:55 a.m. on Oct. 24.

Fifteen year old Lesly Rodriguez-Campos was struck by a pick-up truck driven by a 17-year-old male as she crossed Egbert St. at the int...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Your Concerns Matter

Over the past few months we've heard from you regarding some concerns with your water bills. We've heard that you're concerned with the variance in the number of days in each billing cycle. We've also heard from you that the due date changes each month. Y...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2017

Brighton Animal Shelter closed until further notice

Effective Immediately the Brighton Animal Shelter is temporarily closed. Due to the ongoing construction, the shelter does not currently have adequate heat to safely house animals.

All impounded and/or found animals will now be housed at the

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2017

Call for Nominations for the Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards

The Mayors and Commissioners of Adams County are asking for nominations for the Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards. Each year, this program recognizes young people in grades 6th-12th, or those who may not be in a school setting but are 20 ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2017

Brighton Historic Preservation Commission 1980s Gala

The Brighton Historic Preservation Commission is hosting their 6th Annual Gala at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong Street.

This year’s event is “Back to the Eighties” a 1980s themed ga...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2017

Annual Turkey Trot racing to Brighton

The City of Brighton’s Parks and Recreation Department will host the 33rd Annual Turkey Trot at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave.

The 5K run/walk is a Bolder Boulder qualifying race and features vari...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2017

Southern Street and 27th Avenue streetlight testing

The Streets and Fleet Department is currently testing the streetlight located at Southern Street and 27th Avenue. During the testing, the streetlight will remain a flashing red status in all four directions. This status will continue for a seven day perio...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Volunteer elves wanted for Festival of Lights Parade

The City of Brighton is seeking volunteer elves for its Festival of Lights Parade Saturday, Dec. 9.

Volunteer elves will carry banners in the Festival of Lights Parade, hand out candy and help with miscellaneous Festival activities. Youth ages 14-18 intere...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Is your irrigation system prepared for winter?

As the leaves change color, we are reminded that winter is coming. Now is the time to start prepping your landscape for cold weather. Check out some winterizing tips below.

  • Winter watering should only be done by hand when air and soil temperatures are abov...
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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2017

City Council adopts 2018 budget

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...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 17, 2017

City of Brighton receives “SolSmart Gold” award for Advancing Solar Energy Growth

SolSmart, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative,  has awarded a gold designation to recognize City of Brighton as a national leader in advancing solar energy.

As a SolSmart Gold designee, Brighton is receiving nation...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Brighton Animal Shelter entrance blocked

The Utilities Department is conducting a project that blocks the Brighton Animal Shelter entrance, located at 325 North Kuner Road, Brighton, CO 80601. The construction is ongoing and the driveway will continue to be closed until further notice.

Some of th...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Brighton spotlights watercolor artist featured in Colors of Life exhibit

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Brighton spotlights artist Marylouise Widmaier and her stunning watercolor artwork at Brighton City Hall.   Widmaier’s artwork is part of the Eye for Art program’s “Colors of Life” exhibit now on display th...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Tribute bands concert will benefit Almost Home, Inc.

The Office of Arts and Culture will host a tribute concert beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4,at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong Street. All proceeds from theconcert will benefit local nonprofit AlmostHome, Inc. 

 

The conc...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Use Caution Dealing with Snow-Damaged Trees

Use Caution Dealing with Snow-Damaged TreesTrees in Brighton may be damaged as a result of the current snow storm.  The City of Brighton would like to remind residents to use caution when dealing with snow damaged trees.  If you would li...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2017

City Council proclaims October Planning Month

At last night’s city council meeting, Brighton City Council passed a resolution proclaiming October as Planning Month. National Community Planning Month is a municipality’s chance to raise the visibility of planning, the planning profe...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2017

City Council approves resolutions urging voters to vote “Yes” on two November 7th ballot questions

Brighton City Council tonight approved two resolutions of support for its “Use Tax” ballot question and the District 27J Mill Levy Increase ballot question, and encouraged voters to vote “YES” at the upcoming Nov. 7...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2017

Armory hosting second Dia de los Muertos Art Reception

The Armory Performing Arts Center will host a second Dia de los Muertos Art Reception from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at 300 Strong Street.Attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy the Day of the Dead art exhibit, live entertainment featuring the Aztec ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2017

Historic City Hall energy performance ribbon cutting ceremony

The City of Brighton will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Historic City Hall, 22 S 4th Ave, Brighton, CO 80601.

The ribbon cutting ceremony will celebrate the completion of three energy performance measures which include the...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2017

ARTfest at The Armory seeking artists

ARTfest, Brighton’s community art show, will be Nov. 10 through Jan. 3 at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong St. Local artists who want to showcase their artwork may enter through Nov. 2 for a $5 entry fee.

Entries will be accepted on ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Office of Youth Services partnering with 27J to offer Sources of Strength

The City of Brighton’s Office of Youth Services is partnering with School District 27J to offer Sources of Strength training to teachers and students across the community.

Sources of Strength, a cultural changing program, is in its second year at...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Office of Youth Services hosting college preparation nights

The City of Brighton Office of Youth Services will host Growing Grads FAFSA Nights/Survival Skills Workshops events for students and families preparing for college. The program will offer college information, assistance on filing the Fre...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 25, 2017

Q&A with Brighton Emergency Management Coordinator after Florida deployment

Brighton Emergency Management Coordinator Stephanie Hackett recently returned from her deployment to Florida to assist with emergency operations support efforts related to Hurricane Irma. She was one of 24 emergency management professions across to state ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Splash pads closed for the season

The Parks and Recreation Department has closed the city’s splash pads for the season to prepare for colder weather.

For more information or questions, please contact Parks Supervisor Troy Channell at 303-655-2274.

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2017

Brighton Emergency Management Coordinator among team deployed to Florida

Brighton Emergency Management Coordinator Stephanie Hackett recently deployed to Florida over the weekend to assist with emergency operations support efforts related to Hurricane Irma. The Colorado Division of HomelandSecurity and Emergency Management (DH...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Selections for the “Colors of Life” art exhibit announced

The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program has announced its selections for the “Colors of Life” art exhibit at Brighton City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave.  The show will open Monday, Sept. 18 with more than 250 tho...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2017

City Council approves use tax ballot issue for Nov. 7 election

Brighton City Council approved a resolution 8-0 at tonight’s city council meeting setting forth a use tax ballot issue for the Nov. 7 election.

The City Council will be asking residents to vote in favor of allowing the city to impose a 3.75 perce...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Ken Mitchell Lakes Cell 1 Spillways project wins award

 The Colorado Chapter of the American Public Works Association has announced the City of Brighton Ken Mitchell Lakes Cell 1 Spillways project as one of this year’s extraordinary projects.

The Ken Mitchell Lakes Cell 1 Spillways Project w...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2017

City Council to consider use tax ballot question at Sept. 5 meeting

On Tuesday, Sept. 5, Brighton City Council will consider whether or not to approve a resolution placing a ballot question to the voters at the Nov. 7 election to allow the city to impose a 3.75 percent use tax on personal property like equipment, fixtures...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Plan for “What’s next” by exploring Post-Secondary Options at Growing Grads FAFSA Kickoff

The City of Brighton Office of Youth Services will host a Growing Grads FAFSA Kickoff from 5:30-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong St.

The Kickoff will allow high school juniors and seniors and their families to &...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2017

City of Brighton senior plant mechanic receives award

Mark Danforth, Hudson resident and the City of Brighton Senior Plant Mechanic at the Brighton Reverse Osmosis and Green Sand Filtration Water Treatment Plant, has been named the 2016-2017 Outstanding Water Treatment Plant Maintenance Worker by the Rocky M...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Election process begins for city seats

Are you interested in serving your community? Brighton City Council nomination packets are now available from the City Clerk’s office on the fourth floor of City Hall, 500 S. Fourth Ave.

The packet includes a ward map and information on financial...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Citizen receives Distinguished Service Award

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On Aug. 9, local business owner Doug Cooper was presented with a Citizen Distinguished Service Award by Chief Paul Southard and Victim Advocate Alexis Gutierrez. In a short ceremony in the police department lobby, Doug, owner of Eagle View Contracting, wa...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2017

US 85: I-76 to 168th Avenue Resurfacing

Starting the first week of July 17, 2017, crews started work on US 85 from I-76 to 168th Avenue that will improve safety and road serviceability. Work is scheduled for completion by winter 2017. Project work includes: •roadway r...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2017

City Council appoints Philip Rodriguez City Manager

Brighton City Council today passed a resolution by a 9-0 vote selecting Philip Rodriguez as Brighton city manager. Rodriguez’s first day will be Sept. 11.

“We are excited to have Philip join the Brighton team. We are confident that Philip’s leadership expe...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Eagle View Adult Center Manager named 2017 Municipal Hero

City of Brighton Eagle View Adult Center Manager Sue Corbett has been named the 2017 Municipal Hero by the Colorado Municipal League (CML).

The goal of the Colorado Municipal League Municipal Hero Award program is to acknowledge individuals who have demons...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Receive emergency notifications through CodeRED

The public safety agencies of the 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 or business phone o...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Big Little Idea Contest winners announced

Five recipients of the Big Little Idea Contest were announced and recognized at last night’s city council meeting. Winners of the Big Little Idea contest each received $500 to implement their ideas by Dec. 16, 2017.

Winners were selected based on...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: April 19, 2017

Live at the Armory 2017 concert series announced

The Armory Performing Arts Center has released its 2017 Live at the Armory concert series lineup with Brighton Blues Blast kicking off the series May 20. With a variety of artists scheduled to perform, the eclectic concert series includes everything from ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2017

Colorado Household Medication Take Back Drop Box available at Brighton Police Department

The Brighton Police Department has installed a green collection receptacle in its lobby, located at 3401 E Bromley Lane. The Colorado Household Medication Take Back Drop Box program is administered through the Colorado Department of Public Health...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2016

City Council approves changes to utility rates

Last night, Brighton City Council approved rate changes for water and sewer services. The new rates, which go into effect with utility bills issued after Jan. 1, include changes to both fixed rates and volumetric usage rates for water and sewer, as well a...

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City of Brighton Press Releases