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Smoking Restricted in Public Places Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

Ordinance #4501 went into effect on May 13, 2015. It is intended to protect the health, welfare and safety of Arvada’s citizens by limiting exposure to secondhand aerosols produced by ESDs. The ordinance extends the City’s existing smoke-free protections to include outdoor public...

Arvada Olde Town Water Tower Updated
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The City has explored a lighting solution for the Olde Town Water Tower since the previous lighting system failed in September 2018. The tower's new lighting system is now in place and includes the ability to program specific colors for special occasions. The City team is developing a...

Rainy Season Affecting Open Space Mowing Updated
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This rainy spring is in many ways a welcome relief to Arvada and many Colorado cities that have experienced drought in recent years. However, the additional moisture also presents challenges for the City parks maintenance staff and our open space maintenance plans. The City has recently received...

Mosquito Management Updated
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Neither the City of Arvada nor Jefferson County Public Health have a mosquito control program; however, we do suggest residents take some precautionary measures towards mosquito management.  Drain water where mosquitoes can breed, including flower pot trays, bird baths, wheel barrows,...

City Offices Closed July 4 Updated
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Please note: All City facilities will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. We will re-open for business during regular business hours on Friday, July...

Profile/Demographics Updated
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Arvada at a Glance Households 45,967 Residents 118,807 Square Miles 39.51 Median Age 40 years old Parks All residents within 1/2 mile of an Arvada park Miles of Bicycle/Pedestrian Trails 154 miles of off-street...

Water Tower in Olde Town Gets a Facelift Updated
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Arvada, CO . . . At 106 years of age, the Olde Town Arvada Water Tower is looking quite sprightly, presiding over an historic district that has been undergoing a dramatic revitalization. Still, this grand icon of Arvada, exposed to more than a century’s worth of sun, wind, rain, snow, and the...

Arvada Police Jobs Updated
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Applications are being accepted through July 12, 2019 for Police Recruits and Lateral Transfers. Please visit The Official City of Arvada Jobs Portal If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, and want to serve in a nationally recognized city just outside of Denver, we want to hear...

Selection Process Updated
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Selection Candidate selections will be based on: qualified candidates with a bachelor's degree (required); and out-of-state lateral entry candidates who can meet Colorado POST certification; and Colorado POST-certified officers. The selection process will include the steps listed...

Employment Opportunities Updated
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   Featured Position: City Attorney Come be a member of our Top Workplace and play an integral role in our Leadership team by leading and directing the City of Arvada's legal department. The City of Arvada needs a forward-thinking, collaborative leader in local...