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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-2019) Updates

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COVID-2019 (Coronavirus)

The City of Brighton staff continues to be in communication with local health partners, Tri-County Health Department (TCHD), and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) regarding the 2019 Coronavirus diseas...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Adams County moves into Level 3 effective at 5 p.m. Wednesday; changes to City of Brighton operation

COVID Update

Due to the rise in COVID-19 County incidence rates in Adams County, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) will move the county into Level 3 of Safer at Home effective at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28. The dia...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2020

City facilities temporarily closed to the public

COVID Update

Due to several City of Brighton employees testing positive for COVID-19,  and out of precaution to keep our employees and visitors safe, City Manager Jane Bais DiSessa has temporarily closed all city facilities effective Monday, Oct. 26. The City...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2020

2020 Brighton Art in the Park goes virtual

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The City of Brighton’s Office of Arts and Culture is pleased to announce the launch of the 2020 Brighton Art in the Park: Virtual Edition. Online visitors may view the work of 27 artists and more than 100 pieces on its site www.brighton...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2020

City Council votes to opt into Tri-County Health Department public health order on face coverings

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On Tuesday, Oct. 20, City Council voted 6-3 to opt into Tri-County Health Department’s (TCHD) local public health order requiring face coverings for all adults and children 10 or older in indoor public spaces and outdoor spaces whenever six-foot...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Tri-County Health Department issues public health order to mitigate rise in COVID-19 cases

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The City of Brighton, Adams County and the Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) are working together to mitigate the rise in COVID-19 cases. According to the TCHD, the percent positivity rate for Adams County stands at 7.9-percent, with the two-week COVID-...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2020

2020 Turkey Trot 5K goes virtual

Virtual Turkey Trot 2020

The annual Turkey Trot is back this fall as a virtual 5K set for Nov. 21-28. Participants will have the week to complete the run, which can be done from anywhere (area residents may wish to use the suggested routes below).  Registration is $13 pe...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Police make arrest in animal cruelty case

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On October 9, 2020, Brighton Police arrested 31-year-old Brighton man, Ramiro Ramirez, on charges of Aggravated Animal Cruelty and Tampering with Evidence.  

Ramirez is accused of fatally assaulting his family’s pet German Shepherd after...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Car-nival Palooza cancelled

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After much discussion, the City has made the difficult decision to cancel Car-nival Palooza on Saturday, Oct. 24. Due to rising COVID-19 cases in Adams County and the current countywide mitigation plan to reduce cases, the City is taking extra precaution ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Contract awarded for Medical Center Drive Improvement Project

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On Tuesday, Oct. 6, City Council voted to approve a resolution to award a $584,660 contract to Asphalt Specialties Company, Inc. for the Medical Center Drive Improvement Project. The project will complete the roadway segment along Medical Center Dr. that ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Contract awarded for 144th and Sable Traffic Signal Project

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On Tuesday, Oct. 6, City Council voted to approve a resolution to award a $390,008 contract to W.L. Contractors for the 144th and Sable Traffic Signal Construction Project. This project aims to improve the safety and traffic flow of the intersection. W.L....

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2020

City Council supports extension of countywide sales tax for open space, bridge and road improvements

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Brighton residents will be voting on two countywide sales tax extensions at the Nov. 3 General Election. On Tuesday, Oct. 6, City Council voted to approve two resolutions to express support for 1) the permanent extension of an existing countywide sales ta...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2020

City Council approves adoption of new building codes

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On Tuesday, Oct. 6, the Brighton City Council approved the adoption of the 2018 International Building, Residential, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, Energy Conservation, Property Maintenance, Existing Building, Swimming Pool and Spa Code, Fire Codes and t...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Help protect your pet from coyote encounters

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In light of a recent incident in which a dog was attacked by a coyote in the Crown Homes Subdivision, the City's Community Services Division would like to remind the public the importance of protecting your pets. See guidelines below:

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Volunteers needed for Oct. 16 Tree Planting Project

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The City of Brighton and its partners from the Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado are gearing up for their second tree planting project of the year on Friday, Oct. 16 and are seeking volunteers from the community to help plant trees. The event is set to take...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Brighton City Council votes to censure Council Member Kris Jordinelli

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In a Special City Council meeting on Sept. 22, Brighton City Council voted 6-1 to approve a resolution to censure the conduct, condition and actions of Council Member Kris Jordinelli for his conduct at the Sept. 15 City Council meeting. In accordance with...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2020

City of Brighton warns of COVID-19 Assistance Grants email scam

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The City of Brighton has been informed that residents are receiving emails letting them know they have been approved for a COVID-19 Assistance Grant and need to set up a new bank account to receive funds. While the City does notify residents of awards via...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Arrest made in child abuse investigation

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Brighton police detectives have arrested 30-year-old Robert Joseph Slater Sheetz of Brighton on a felony charge of Child Abuse causing serious bodily injury. 

Sheetz was arrested after police were called to Children’s Hospital on a child...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Call for art as Brighton Art in the Park is set to go virtual

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This year, the fifth annual Brighton Art in the Park is going virtual with the 2020 Brighton Art in the Park: Virtual Edition starting in mid-October. For the virtual gallery, Brighton Arts and Culture is seeking up to 50 artists to display their artwork....

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Virtual Moonlight Bike Ride kicks off Oct. 1

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Tune up your bicycle and get ready for the Bike Brighton Virtual Moonlight Bike Ride from Oct. 1 - 14. During these two weeks, the Brighton community is encouraged to ride the designated 7.5-mile route through the city, with a special music playlist to ja...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Mobile rapid COVID-19 testing site coming to Brighton

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Starting on Tuesday, Sept. 15, the City of Brighton will offer no cost, drive-up COVID-19 rapid testing to residents who reside within a Brighton zip code and/or employees of a Brighton business who are currently working within the City of Brighton. The m...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Public invited to Founders Plaza Phase II Information Gathering Meeting

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The public and local business owners are invited to attend the Founders Plaza (located on Main and Bridge Streets) Phase II Information Gathering Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 17 from 6-7 p.m. Members of the City’s Parks & Recreation staff and ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Brighton Recreation Center closed Sept. 7 for Labor Day weekend, splash pads remain open

Brighton Recreation Center

The Brighton Recreation Center will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7 for Labor Day. The Rec Center will return to normal operating hours on Tuesday, Sept. 8 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

The splash pads will remain open for use under the current COVID-19 hea...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Community invited to Bike Brighton Breakfast Burrito Bike-In Bash

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The Brighton community is encouraged to bike to work or school on Tuesday, Sept. 22 and get a free breakfast burrito at the Bike Brighton Breakfast Burrito Bike-In Bash. Bicyclists must ride to the Bike Brighton tent at Emi Chikuma Splash Pad and Plaza (1...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Brighton Recreation Center releases fall programming

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The Brighton Recreation Center has released its fall 2020 programming that’ll be open for registration on Monday, Sept. 14. From family fitness and weight training to swimming and preparing to run a 5K, you can find the wide variety of course of...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Talk with City staff during COVID-19 Assistance Webinar

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The City of Brighton invites the public to participate in its upcoming webinar on COVID-19 resources and assistance on Sept. 9. Since the pandemic hit Colorado in March, City staff have been working diligently to secure and distribute more than $2 million...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Walk Elmwood Cemetery to learn about Brighton's past

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Elmwood Cemetery will host its fifth annual Cemetery Walk on Saturday, Oct. 3. The event will give residents a peek into the lives of Brighton’s historical leaders, farmers, pioneers, and soldiers buried in the cemetery.

Volunteer guides will be ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Brighton Recreation Center pool to close from Sept. 10 - 27

Brighton Recreation Center

Starting on Sept. 10, the Brighton Recreation Center pool area will be under construction and unavailable for public use. During this time, the current pool deck will be removed and upgraded to a brand new deck for patrons upon return. The pool will reope...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Historic Preservation Commission awarded History Colorado Grant for Kuners Row Survey

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The Brighton Historic Preservation (BHPC) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $20,475 History Colorado Grant to begin the Kuners Row Historic Resource Survey and has hired Cultural Resource Historians, LLC to perform the work. This project will s...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2020

City of Brighton awarded Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Brighton City Hall

The City of Brighton’s Finance Department has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the fiscal period beginning on January 1, 2020. According to the Association, this...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Happy Tails Dog Park partially closed for improvements

HAPPY TAILS DOG PARK news flash

Starting on August 19, Happy Tails Dog Park located at 1111 Judicial Center Drive will be partially closed to the public for trail improvements. During this time, about 80-percent of the park will be closed to public use. The park will be accessible throu...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Flix & Kicks concert and movies series extended to September

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Due to the popularity of Flix & Kicks this summer, the City of Brighton is excited to announce it will be extending the concert and movie series to September 17. All series events are being held at Carmichael Park, located at 650 Southern Ave. Out of ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2020

District Attorney Office files 24 charges in machete attack

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17th Judicial District Attorney Dave Young announced Tuesday that Lonny Lynn McNair has been charged with multiple counts of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and other charges in a machete attack in Brighton on August 11.

McNair (DOB 10/2...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2020

City of Brighton announces new Child Care Assistance Grant

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The City of Brighton encourages residents to apply for the new COVID-19 Child Care Assistance Grant. Funding for the grant comes from the federal CARES Act and provides assistance to Brighton residents facing financial hardship due to COVID-19 or increase...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

City of Brighton offers new reimbursement grant for COVID-19 testing expenses

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The City of Brighton encourages residents to apply for the new COVID-19 Testing Assistance Grant. Funding for the grant comes from the federal CARES Act and provides assistance to Brighton residents in paying for COVID-19 viral and antibody tests.

To qual...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Brighton Recreation Center to make changes to aquatic reservation system

Brighton Recreation Center

Starting next week, all aquatic reservations will change to pre-pay and can only be taken over the phone (303-655-2200) or by walk-in. This will mirror the reservation process for leisure swim, which will now include the addition of the therapy and lap la...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Baseline Road Water Pipe Installation project complete

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After about five months, the Baseline Road Water Pipe Installation project between 19th Street and Tower Road will be substantially complete on August 12. This pipeline is critical to the long-term serviceability of the water system and adds redundancy in...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Trash Bash, Eco Event coming in September

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The City of Brighton is set to host two of its popular trash and e-recycling events this fall. The City of Brighton’s Trash Bash drop-off program for residents to dispose large items is on track to take place in September the following two weeke...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Police investigating ATM burglary

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Brighton Police are investigating the early-morning burglary of an ATM at Ent Credit Union, 2018 Prairie Center Parkway on Thursday, August 6th.

The suspects used a stolen red Ford F-250 in the burglary (picture of actual vehicle attached). The distinctiv...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Public invited to view artwork at ARTfest through the end of September

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The City of Brighton is excited to announce its community art show ARTfest will be held through Sept. 30 at the Armory Performing Arts Center located at 300 Strong Street. The event is free to the public and open for viewing Tuesdays through Thursdays fro...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2020

City Council appoints Jane Bais DiSessa as Brighton City Manager

City Hall

Brighton City Council today passed a resolution by a 9-0 vote to appoint Jane Bais DiSessa as Brighton City Manager. Bais DiSessa’s first day will be Sept. 14. 

"We are excited to have Jane join the City of Brighton team," said...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Brighton City Museum welcomes researchers by appointment

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While the Brighton City Museum remains closed to visitors, it’s welcoming back researchers. Researchers can purchase a free ticket from Eventbrite to make an appointment for a two-hour research period at either 10 a.m. to noon or 1 to 3 p.m. The...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Face covering and temperature test to be required at Brighton Recreation Center

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The Brighton Recreation Center is pleased to announce it now has the capability to ensure guest and staff safety through touchless temperature checks and free face coverings. These precautionary measures will help ensure the Rec Center is in accordance wi...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2020

ARTfest at The Armory seeks artists

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The City of Brighton’s community art show ARTfest will be held July 29 through Sept. 30 at the Armory Performing Arts Center, located at 300 Strong Street. Local artists who would like to showcase their artwork may enter submissions through July...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Retired Brighton Police Department Captain Robert White passes away

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The City of Brighton is saddened to announce the passing of retired Brighton Police Department Captain Robert White. In 1988, White began his career with Brighton Police, hired by Chief Robert Gallow, as the Commander of the Operations Division. From ther...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Brighton Youth Services to launch Growing Grads’ Crash Course Series

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Brighton Youth Services is set to host its new Growing Grad’s program Crash Course: Road Map to Success series starting on July 21. Young adults aged 14 to 24 will get to take a virtual seat in the series to learn professional development and li...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Volunteers needed for City of Brighton’s Tree Planting Project

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The City of Brighton is seeking volunteers from the community to help plant trees for its upcoming Tree Planting Project on Aug. 28. The event is set to take place from 8 a.m. to noon at Colorado Park located at 265 Miller Avenue. With guidance from Brigh...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2020

City of Brighton announces new COVID-19 Residential Water and Sewer Grant

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The City of Brighton encourages residents to apply for the new Residential Water and Sewer Grant. Funding for the grant comes from the federal CARES Act and provides up to $300 in one-time assistance for water and sewer payments to residents who have face...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2020

City of Brighton announces new COVID-19 Business Water and Sewer Grant

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The City of Brighton encourages businesses to apply for the new Business Water and Sewer Grant. Funding for the grant comes from the federal CARES Act and provides up to $9,000 in one-time assistance for water and sewer payments to businesses that have fa...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Council to host Open House for City Manager candidate finalists

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Brighton City Council invites community members to attend an open house for the City Manager candidate finalists on July 15 from 6 - 7 p.m. or 7 - 8 p.m. The community open house will be at the Armory Performing Arts Center, 300 Strong Street. The open ho...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Online engagement tool launches for Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update

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The City of Brighton is seeking community input for the Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update through a new online engagement website. A survey and other input opportunities are available at https://planbrightonparksandrecreation.com/. The surv...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2020

City awards $3.99 million contract for South Platte Wells Transmission Line Construction Project

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On July 7, City Council voted to approve a $3,990,688.50 contract to Hudick Excavating Inc. dba HEI Civil for the South Platte Wells Transmission Line Construction Project. The contract comes after a formal bidding process that included 14 companies, with...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Flix & Kicks concert and movies series to kick off July 16

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The City of Brighton will be hosting its popular Flix & Kicks concert and movie series beginning July 16. All series events will be held at Carmichael Park, located at 650 Southern Ave. Out of COVID-19-related health and safety precautions, the City w...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Brighton Recreation Center to expand capacity, allow drop-ins

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The Brighton Recreation Center will be entering phase two of its reopening on July 6, transitioning from reservations-only to allowing drop-ins with its expanded capacity. The hours of operation are Mondays through Fridays from 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. (all guests...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Brighton Recreation Center adds group fitness classes to summer offerings

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The Brighton Recreation Center has added live in-person group fitness classes to its summer 2020 offerings. Reservations are required for the classes to give instructors time to prepare for class size and accommodation. Please reserve your slot one hour b...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Police seek information in fatal crash

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Brighton police are attempting to locate the driver of a pick-up truck that was involved in a fatal motorcycle crash on the Bridge Street off-ramp of southbound Highway 85 just after 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 20th.According to witnesses, a furniture cushi...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Ken Mitchell Open Space officially opens to the public

Ken Mitchell Open Space

After years in the making, Ken Mitchell Open Space in West Brighton has officially opened to the public. The opening marks the completion of the section of the Colorado Front Range Trail that runs through the 600-acre open space and regional park, complet...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2020

First 2020 Full Moon Bike Ride set for July 8

Full Moon Bike Ride

Bike Brighton will host the Buck Moon Ride, the first 2020 Full Moon Bike Ride, on July 8 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Bicyclists are asked to meet at the starting location at Emi Chikuma Splash Pad and Plaza in Benedict Park (1750 Skeel Street). The event is f...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Parks and Recreation merges long-range planning meetings into single public forum

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The City of Brighton’s Parks and Recreation Department has merged its upcoming long-range planning meetings into a single citywide public forum set for July 8. The meeting will take place virtually through Zoom (details below) from 5:30 - 7 p.m....

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2020

City Council awards $2.4 million Core City Pipe Replacement contract

PIPES

On June 16, City Council voted to award a $2,399,883 contract to Duran Excavating, Inc. for the Core City Pipe Replacement Project. The decision comes after a formal bidding process that included nine companies, with Duran Excavating, Inc. selected as the...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2020

City of Brighton completes upgrades, replacements to several playgrounds and parks

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The City of Brighton’s Parks and Recreation Department has completed a series of projects to upgrade and replace several of the city’s playgrounds and parks.

Since the first reported cases of COVID-19 hit Colorado in March, the Parks a...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2020

City of Brighton announces new Brighton Household Rent and Mortgage Assistance Grant

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The City of Brighton encourages residents to apply for the new Brighton Household Rent and Mortgage Assistance Grant. Funding for the grant comes from the federal CARES Act and provides up to $3,000 in one-time assistance for rent and mortgage payments to...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Bike to Work Day Breakfast Burrito Bike-In set for June 24

BIKE TO WORK DAY

On June 24 between 6:30-8:30 a.m., Bike Brighton will host the Bike to Work Day Breakfast Burrito Bike-In. The first 50 people to bike to the Bike Brighton tent at Emi Chikuma Splash Pad and Plaza (1750 Skeel Street) will receive a free breakfast burrito ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

City of Brighton seeks public input for Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update

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The City of Brighton is updating its long-range planning vision for parks and recreation, greenways and trails, and open space and invites the community to give input at its upcoming public meetings:

    June 24: For Ward 1 residents

&...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2020

2020 Fourth of July Fireworks: Home Edition

2020 Fourth of July: Home Edition

The City of Brighton is set to host the 2020 Fourth of July Fireworks: Home Edition on July 4 at dusk. Due to COVID-19-related health and safety concerns surrounding large gatherings, the event will only consist of the fireworks display and will not inclu...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2020

City of Brighton announces new Safer Activities Grant

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The City of Brighton encourages local small businesses, non-profits, and community groups to apply for the new Safer Activities Grant. Funding for the grant comes from the federal CARES Act and provides up to $5,000 in assistance for personal protective e...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Inspections for private residences to resume on Monday

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On June 15, the City of Brighton’s Building Division will resume inspections in private residences after COVID-19-related health and safety concerns put inspections temporarily on hold. This includes inspections for basement finishes, air condit...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Free tree limb disposal service extended to next week

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Due to an overwhelming response, the City of Brighton is expanding the hours of its tree limb disposal site and extending its curbside tree pick-up program to next week. The limb disposal site (325 N. Kuner Road) will be open Saturday, June 13 from 7 a.m....

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Registration open for Brighton Recreation sports leagues

Recreation Center opens registration to sports leagues

In accordance with recent state guidelines, the Brighton Recreation Center is opening up registration for its sports leagues with some modifications to keep players safe.

Below are some of the upcoming leagues people can sign up for:

Adult Softball:

Registr...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Recreation Center Opening June 15: Registration Details

Brighton Recreation Center

When the Brighton Recreation Center opens its doors to the public on June 15, visitors will be required to pre-register to use the facility’s amenities. Each reservation will be for a specific time block of 1 hour, 15 minutes and can be made up ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2020

City splash pads to open to the public tomorrow

Splash pad

City of Brighton splash pads Footprint Park (4515 Mt. Sneffles St.) and Emi Chikuma Plaza (1750 Skeel St.) will be open to the public starting June 9 at 9 a.m. Based on guidance from the Colorado Department of Health and Public Environment (CDPHE), the ma...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Reopening plan for Rec Center, parks, playgrounds and splash pads

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The Brighton Recreation Center, city playgrounds, and city splash pads will reopen to the public, in accordance with new guidelines released on June 4 by the state. City staff have made adjustments to the Brighton Recreation Center and implemented precaut...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Some city buildings to reopen on June 8; Oasis closed for the season

COVID Update

On June 2, Brighton City Council voted to reopen the following city-owned buildings effective June 8:

    Brighton City Hall, 500 S. 4th Ave.

    Historic City Hall, 22 S. 4th Ave.

Hours of operation will be Monday to Frid...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Council awards contract for the 2020 Street Preservation Project

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On June 2, City Council voted to approve a $3,198.495.60 contract for the 2020 Street Preservation Project to A-1 Chipseal Co.

The project targets annual maintenance projects that are part of the City’s strategic plan. The project includes chip s...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Deadline extended for Brighton grant providing small business rental and mortgage assistance

Small business

This Grant is made possible through funds from the federal CARES Act, which Adams County is distributing to local municipalities to assist businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The City of Brighton and the Brighton Economic Development Co...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Guidance on temporary outdoor business expansion

Open business

Based on the Governor’s guidance for restaurants effective May 27, 2020, restaurants will be able to open for in-person dining at 50-percent capacity of the indoor posted occupancy code limit, but cannot exceed 50 people, whichever is less. The ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Brighton Recreation Center’s Sports Department to host summer sports camps

Challenger Sports camps

Using guidance from the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, the Brighton Recreation Center’s Sports Department will be hosting youth sports camps starting in June.

Kicking things off the week of June 15 will be beginner softba...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Unofficial City of Brighton Ward 2 Special Run-off Election results

Ward 2 Special Run-off Election

As of 7:54 p.m. on May 26, 2020, the unofficial Ward 2 Special Run-off Election results are as follows: 

  • Ann Taddeo - 462

  • Donald D.R. Dill - 337

Ann Taddeo will be sworn-in on June 16 and will fill the Ward 2 vacated seat of the unexpired t...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2020

City seeks public input on proposal for urban goat keeping

Goat

The City of Brighton is looking for public feedback on a proposal to allow urban goat keeping within city limits. Staff from the city’s Community Development and Police departments have been directed by City Council to draft a proposal to amend ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2020

City of Brighton grant to provide small businesses rental and business mortgage assistance

Small business

With funding from Adams County through the federal CARES Act, the City of Brighton in conjunction with the Brighton Economic Development Corporation (BEDC), has created a grant program to assist businesses with 50 or fewer employees in paying the rent or ...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Police search suspected grow houses

Police lights

Brighton police officers executed search warrants on two Brighton residences early Wednesday morning, working in conjunction with the North Metro Drug Task Force and the Brighton/Commerce City SWAT team. 

Beginning at about 6:15 a.m., search warra...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Brighton Employee Charities recognize scholarship recipients

BEC Scholarship

The City of Brighton Employee Charities (BEC) has selected two recipients for scholarships this year.  The winners will each receive $1,000 toward their college expenses.  This year’s winners are:  Brianna Diaz and Ils...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Police Investigate Fatal Crash

Brighton Police investigate fatal crash on Highway 85

Brighton Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a truck that occurred on southbound Highway 85 at E-470 on Friday at about 4:30 a.m. According to witnesses, the truck and another vehicle involved were driving aggressively in what was de...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Results for 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

City Hall

On Tuesday night, the Brighton City Council was presented with the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for 2019. Haynie & Company, the city’s independent audit firm, presented the results during the regularly scheduled Study Session...

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City of Brighton Press Releases