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Posted on: November 13, 2019

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

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The mayors and commissioners of Adams County are asking for nominations for the Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards (ACMCYA). This award focuses on teenagers who have triumphed over great odds and serve as inspirations and role models for t...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Special run-off election to be held in Ward 4 on Dec. 3

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Voters in Ward 4 will get a second chance to elect their new City Council representative on Dec. 3. The Brighton City Council voted 8-0 on Tuesday, Nov. 7 in favor of the resolution that certified the ballot content for the special run-off election in War...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2019

City Council approves contract for forensic audit of Utilities funds

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Brighton City Council approved a resolution last night awarding a contract to Two Hills Accounting & Consulting for a forensic audit of the city’s Utilities funds dating back to 2008. The resolution follows a recommendation made to City Coun...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Election Results

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In the Nov. 5 election, unofficial results indicate that voters elected incumbent Mary Ellen Pollack as Ward 2 Council Member, Tim Watts as Ward 1 Council Member and Kris Jordinelli as Ward 3 Council Member. City Council will hold a special meeting on Thu...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Council approves changes to utility rates

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Last night, Brighton City Council approved an eight-percent reduction in water and wastewater rates. The reduced rates go into effect with utility bills issued after Jan. 1.

The average family that uses 13,000 gallons of water in the summer months can expe...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Annual Festival of Lights Parade and Winter Festival on Dec. 14

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The City of Brighton will present the 24th Annual Festival of Lights Parade and Winter Festival on Saturday, Dec. 14. The family-favorite event will kick-off at 10 a.m. with a free movie and continuing throughout the day with a variety of historic downtow...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Brighton Cultural Arts Commission announces 2019 Excellence in Arts Awards honorees

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The Brighton Cultural Arts Commission is pleased to announce the “cultural arts champions” in our community who will be recognized with the 2019 Excellence in Arts Awards. These individuals will be honored at a special ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2019

City employee recognized as 2019 Professional of the Year

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The Brighton City Council recognized a member of the Parks and Recreation department at Tuesday night’s meeting for his achievement of receiving the 2019 CPRA Parks Section Professional of the Year. Troy Channell, Parks Supervisor, received this award fro...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Residents can now track the progress of city projects with new online dashboard “On-Track”

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The City of Brighton has launched an online dashboard designed to track the progress of its strategic plans, capital projects, and other city work. On-Track is a feature that allows departments to track projects and update the status of projects in a user...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Forensic audit selection committee members selected

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Brighton City Council has selected eight Brighton water customers to serve on a committee to help select an independent firm to conduct a forensic audit of the City’s Utilities funds dating back to 2008. City Council members selected two water c...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Elmwood and Fairview cemeteries to participate in Wreaths Across America tradition

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A wreath is often perceived as a Christmas decoration, but it’s actually a symbol of eternal life. This December, you will see wreaths placed at the graves of veterans who are buried in Elmwood Cemetery and Fairview Cemetery as the city joins Wr...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Director of Finance appointed

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City of Brighton Acting City Manager Marv Falconburg is pleased to announce the appointment of Maria Ostrom to serve as Director of Finance. Ostrom has served as the interim Finance Director since May. As Director, Ostrom will oversee financial reporting,...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Growing Grads FAFSA Kickoff event October 15

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The City of Brighton’s Office of Youth Services will once again host its annual Growing Grads series. This series is a program that was created to provide parents and students local resources for life after high school.  

For students lo...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2019

“Colors of Love” art exhibit now open in Brighton

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The City of Brighton’s Eye for Art program has announced its selections for the “Colors of Love” art exhibit at Brighton City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave.  The exhibit opened Monday, Sept. 9 and includes more than 235 exciting pieces of art from 83 loca...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Council awards contract for water treatment plant expansion and denitrification design services

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Brighton City Council approved a resolution Tuesday awarding a contract to Brown and Caldwell for the water treatment plant expansion and denitrification design services. The design services are the first phase of the expansion project for the Greensand W...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2019

Utility rate study presented to City Council last night

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At last night’s City Council Study Session meeting, the City of Brighton’s independent rate consultants, Stantec, presented their water and wastewater  utility rate study to City Council. The presentation included an overview of the water and was...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Tri-County Health Department Reports First Positive West Nile Virus Mosquito in Brighton

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Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) has confirmed the first West Nile virus-infected mosquito in Brighton this year. There are no human cases reported in the region so far. Birds can carry the virus long distances, and the mosquitoes that bite these birds...

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City of Brighton Press Releases