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Olde Town Arvada's Iconic Water Tower Updated
About / Our Community / History

History of its use: The Olde Town Arvada Water Tower was built in 1910 as a solution to chronic water shortages in the area. The water tower is 152 feet tall and is supported by six columns arranged in a hexagonal pattern. It once held 150,000 gallons of water. It...

Preparing for Heavy Snow; Tips for Staying Safe Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

With a potential to see 2 to 3 feet of precipitation and wet, heavy snow, Xcel Energy is preparing to increase the number of employees and contractors they can call on to quickly and safely repair any damage that may be caused by heavy snow. Spring snowstorms have the potential to cause tree limbs...

City Council Candidate Forums Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County and the Arvada Chamber recently hosted Arvada City Council Candidate Forums to provide Council candidates the opportunity to discuss the issues. Forums were televised live on Comcast and TDS Ch. 8 (SD) and 880 (HD) and streamed on...

Public Safety Volunteers Updated
About / Jobs / Volunteer Opportunities

Do you have the time to give back to your community through volunteer work? Periodically, the Arvada Police Department requires assistance from Arvada residents to help with administrative functions and other day-to-day operations to better utilize police personnel. If you would like to have...

You are Invited: Arvada Holiday Special! Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

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The City of Arvada is airing a holiday special on Channel 8 (880 HD) and on YouTube. The special program features children's book readings from the Jeffco Public Library, a performance from the Arvada Center, a recording of the Olde Town Tree Lighting, and much more! Please...

Utility Billing Reminders Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

The City of Arvada would like to share information about our utility billing practices and recent changes to bills associated with the City’s Waste and Recycling Program.  Each year, some residents are surprised by their late summer water bill because it shows a big jump from the...

Masks Required at All City Facilities; City to Begin Testing Protocols for City Employees Begins Nov. 1 Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

The City of Arvada is working to comply with recent public health orders intended to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Pursuant to the Jefferson County Public Health Order 21-004, issued Oct. 8, everyone aged two years and older must wear a face covering while indoors in all local government...

Arvada Celebrates Completion of Olde Town Pedestrian Street Closure, Phase One of Ralston Road Project Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

The City of Arvada, along with the Arvada Chamber of Commerce, Olde Town Business Improvement District (BID) and the Arvada Resiliency Task Force invite the community to help celebrate the completion of several important projects in the Olde Town area. Take part in Arvada’s largest ever...

City Completes Ralston Road Phase One Construction Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

The City of Arvada and their contractor, T & M Construction, completed Phase One of the Ralston Road Reconstruction Project in July 2021. Phase One of this project reconstructed Ralston Road between Upham and Yukon Streets. Construction began in February 2020. Phase Two of this project...

County Government Updated
About / Our Community / Profile

Arvada is located primarily in Jefferson County, Colorado. Jefferson County is the largest county in Colorado with a population estimated at 535,000. General boundaries for the county are W. 120th Ave. on the north, Sheridan Blvd. on the east, and Pike National Forest to the south....