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The City of Arvada is committed to ensuring transparency in government. The resources below are intended to provide a broad overview of City government and help you access important information about operations.

Your Government

City Council

In Arvada, citizens are represented by elected City Council members. To see the latest City Council meetings, find your representative, or get in-depth information about how City Council is set up, please explore City Council.

Municipal Court

The Municipal Court handles traffic infractions, criminal citations, municipal code violations, and parking citations issued in Arvada.

Other Elected Officials

For information on your congressional representatives, visit Other Elected Officials.

Boards, Commissions, and Committees

Citizen-appointed boards and commissions make recommendations to City Council. They serve as the community’s voice. Some have decision making power while others serve as advisors. If applications are actively being accepted, any citizen of Arvada may apply to serve on a board, commission, or committee. To see a full list of these groups, or apply to serve, visit Boards, Commissions, and Committees.

Government Operations

Financial Information

Are you looking for our  online financial transparency portal or the latest budget? Check out Transparency to see financial information, citizen survey results, and much more.

Our Organization

The City of Arvada, which employs more than 700 full-time workers, embraces innovation. To learn about our organizational culture, mission, vision, and values, explore Our Organization.

Codes and Law

Whether you’re looking for the City Charter, or want to explore the Municipal Code or Zoning regulations, you’ll find what you need in Codes and Law.