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City Update: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

The Arvada City Council’s June 11 statement acknowledges the senseless death of George Floyd and speaks to how we plan to address systemic racism and create an even more equitable and inclusive community. As we continue to see news of violence against our nation’s Black community...

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Updated
About / Our Organization / Innovation

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We recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion are inextricably linked to our ability to achieve our organizational goals, to be an employer of choice and to deliver our mission of “delivering superior services to enhance the lives of everyone in our...

Arvada PD Shred-A-Thon Updated
About / Police Services / Events

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2020 Shred-a-Thon TBD About the Shred-a-Thon The Shred-a-Thon is held annually on the second Saturday of October. Arvada Police partners with Iron Mountain to safely destroy documents containing personal information. Resident and businesses can bring up to three boxes or three bags...

City named as a Silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

Today, the League of American Bicyclists honored the efforts of the City of Arvada to build better places for people to bike with a silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community award. Arvada joins 482 communities across the country in the movement for safer streets and better bicycling for everyone. The...

Arvada City Council releases statement regarding the death of George Floyd Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

June 11, 2020 Fellow Arvadans, We remain horrified by the senseless death of George Floyd through the actions of members of the Minneapolis Police Department. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends, and the people and communities across the country who are demanding renewed...

City Continues Phased Reopening of City Facilities Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

The City of Arvada continues the process of reopening City facilities to in-person services while prioritizing the health and safety of the Arvada community and members of the City team. During the phased re-opening process, the City continues to provide most services remotely, and residents are...

City Council Approves Organized Waste Hauling Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

After more than 18 months of extensive research, analysis and public engagement, the Arvada City Council has approved an organized, citywide waste hauling system. At its June 15 business meeting, Council held a public hearing and approved the related ordinance and agreements to institute the system...

City Announces First Official Report of Emerald Ash Borer in Arvada Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

State officials have confirmed the presence of emerald ash borer (EAB) in the City of Arvada. First detected in Colorado in 2013 and more recently found in neighboring municipalities, this invasive and highly destructive insect attacks and kills ash trees. Approximately 97,000 ash trees on both...

Press Release, March 13: City Declares State of Emergency, Announces Next Steps of COVID-19 Preparation and Response Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

Today, Arvada City Manager Mark Deven declared a State of Emergency. The declaration gives the City the flexibility it needs to more quickly acquire and apply resources to support residents and partners as the City responds to the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The emergency...

Press Release, March 16: City Facilities Closed to Public Effective March 16 Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

Today, the City of Arvada announced the closure of all City facilities to the public effective tomorrow, March 16. This closure includes, but is not limited to, public business and activities at City Hall (including Municipal Court) and all other public City facilities, West Woods and Lake Arbor...