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Link Strate Named Chief of Police Updated
About / News and Events / Public Safety

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The official Swearing-In Ceremony for new Police Chief Link Strate will occur at the beginning of the Monday, August 6 City Council meeting (approximately 6 p.m.) at Arvada City Hall, 8101 Ralston Road. On July 2, City Manager Mark Deven announced that he has appointed Link Strate as the new...

Employment Opportunities Updated
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We establish and maintain an effective work force to meet the needs of the citizens of Arvada. Our employees are dedicated to delivering superior services to enhance the lives of everyone in our community. If you want to belong to an organization whose actions reflect their vision and whose people...

Arvada to Conduct National Recruitment for Next Police Chief Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

For information on the Police Chief Recruitment requirements/process, visit arvada.org/city-jobs. Arvada, CO ……Arvada City Manager Mark Deven recently announced that he will conduct a national recruitment for the City’s next Chief of Police. Mr. Deven...

Recruitment Underway for New Public Works Director Updated
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Arvada, CO ……Following the announcement by Arvada Public Works Director Bob Manwaring that he will be retiring in August of 2018, the City of Arvada is recruiting his replacement. The Public Works (PW) Director plays a key role in strategic planning and policy development for the...

City Offices Will Be Closed Wednesday July 4 Updated
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In observance of the Independence Day holiday, all City Offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4, 2018. For information about fireworks, including the Fireworks Display, please see 4th of July...

West Woods Clubhouse Renovation Honored by Golf Inc Magazine Updated
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(Arvada, CO) –  Golf Inc. Magazine’s July/August 2018 issue highlights the Clubhouses of the Year, honorees that are “great example of how members are embracing stylish, modern venues for socializing and family activities. And the ‘wow’ factor is a...

City Adopts Cultural Master Plan Updated
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(Arvada, CO) – At its June 4 meeting, the Arvada City Council unanimously approved the inaugural Arvada Cultural Master Plan, setting a vision and charting a course for future, long-term investments in arts and culture. In 2016, the City Council appointed members to the newly...

Ground Breaks for PD Community Station Updated
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(Arvada, CO) – At its June 4 meeting, the Arvada City Council unanimously approved an agreement with Golden Triangle Construction, Inc. to build the Arvada Police Department’s latest community station.  Today, June 25, members of City Council and staff broke ground on the new...

Fitzmorris Recreation Center to Open June 23 Updated
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In August of 2017, the groundbreaking ceremony for Fitzmorris Recreation Center took place, and now less than one year later, that facility is set to open. The Fitzmorris Recreation Center located at  Independence St. and W. 62nd Pl. represents a powerful example of community and local...

Police Department History Updated
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The Arvada Police Department’s history reflects a tradition in excellence. Delivering quality service is the top priority of members of the department. In the Beginning Founded in 1945, the department began its operation with a chief and deputy chief. In addition to responding to calls for...