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Employment Opportunities Updated
About / Jobs / Employment Opportunities

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Current Opportunities 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...

City Hall Closed in Observance of Labor Day Holiday Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

All City of Arvada offices will be closed in observance of the Labor Day...

Arvada Police Seek Public s Help in Solving Burglary Updated
About / News and Events / Public Safety

ARVADA, CO July 14, 2017– The Arvada Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying several suspects wanted in connection with the burglary of Paradise Liquors, 5220 Wadsworth Blvd., on June 30, 2017. Surveillance video shows a brown/maroon F250 drive through the front of the...

Discoloration in Arvada's Water Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

June 21, 2017 The City has been receiving calls about discolored water. Water Quality Analysts have collected samples and determined the discoloration is being caused by manganese, a mineral that is naturally present in most Colorado lakes and streams.  The water is completely safe to drink....

Assistance Available Following May 2017 Hailstorm  Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has granted an administrative declaration, including the Physical Disaster Loan and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan programs, for Jefferson County in response to the May 8 Hailstorm.  This administrative declaration includes the...

Arvada Report Updated
About / Publications / Arvada Report

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The Arvada Report is a bi-monthly newsletter published by the City of Arvada. It is distributed to all households and businesses in the City of Arvada. Current Edition The current edition is for June-July 2017 Past Editions Whether you missed an edition or just want to browse previous...

Fireworks? Not in Arvada Updated
About / News and Events / Public Safety

The Arvada Police Department wants to offer a reminder about fireworks in the city:   It is illegal to possess and/or ignite any firework in the city of Arvada. A person who violates the fireworks ordinance (section 62-43) is subject to a fine of up to $2650 or jail time up to 180 days....

Sand in the City 2017 Updated
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The Sand in the City Festival offers fun for the entire family! Enjoy luaus, 10 giant sand sculptures, live music, artisan vendors, and craft beer. Don’t miss the Kids’ Zone, featuring a giant sandbox with buried treasure! $5/adult, children 12 and under are FREE. Visit the Sand in the...

Quiet Zones Along Union Pacific Progressing Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

Following is an update regarding Quiet Zones along the Union Pacific Railroad at Lamar, Carr, Olde Wadsworth, and W. 66th Ave.  We expect the coordinated work effort with the UPRR for the Quiet Zones construction to be completed by early July 2017. A testing period where UPRR will...

Our Community Updated
About / Our Community

Founded in 1870 and incorporated in 1904, Arvada is located in Jefferson and Adams Counties just 10 miles from downtown Denver. Our beautiful community retains a small-town feel even with its estimated population of 115,400. Arvada enjoys a rich history, quiet tree-lined neighborhoods and a...