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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Financial Transparency


The City of Brighton’s Finance Department recently launched two digital applications designed to provide residents a fun and easy way to learn about the city’s budget.  A Balancing Act and Taxpayer Receipt applications are useful, in-depth tools ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

You Have Options Program


VISION We envision a criminal justice system where victims of sexual violence view law enforcement as a viable route to justice.

GOALS OF THE YOU HAVE OPTIONS PROGRAM 1. Increase the number of victims who report sexual assault to law enfo...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Brighton's History

A black and white photo of a brick house with horses and carriages outside it

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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