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Public Safety Press Releases Updated
About / News and Events / Public Safety

Within this page are archived press releases and news items.   For more information or for media inquiries, please contact Detective David Snelling, Arvada Police Department Public Information Officer, 720-898-6654 or dave-s@arvada.org.    ...

City Adopts Cultural Master Plan Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

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(Arvada, CO) – At its June 4 meeting, the Arvada City Council unanimously approved the inaugural Arvada Cultural Master Plan, setting a vision and charting a course for future, long-term investments in arts and culture. In 2016, the City Council appointed members to the newly...

July 27 2018 Two Big Projects No New Taxes Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

(Arvada, CO) – At their August 27 meeting, the Arvada City Council will be voting as to whether to place an issue on the November 2018 ballot to authorize the issuance of debt without ANY increase in taxes. The Colorado Constitutional provision known as TABOR (Taxpayer’s Bill...

August 1, 2018, The Launch of Speak Up Arvada Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

(Arvada, CO) –  Local governments are changing the way they manage, with a growing emphasis on including citizen input in their decision-making processes. The Arvada City Council is excited to embark on that journey with Arvadans by inviting them to SPEAK UP, ARVADA! Speak Up...

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 August/September 2018 2018 Previous Editions December 2017-January 2018 February - March April -...

Community Engagement with Speak Up Arvada Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

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City governments all over the world are changing the way they manage their cities by asking for input from residents and business owners and including it in their decision-making processes. The Arvada City Council is excited to embark on that journey with Arvadans by inviting them to Speak Up...

Link Strate Named Chief of Police Updated
About / News and Events / Public Safety

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The official Swearing-In Ceremony for new Police Chief Link Strate will occur at the beginning of the Monday, August 6 City Council meeting (approximately 6 p.m.) at Arvada City Hall, 8101 Ralston Road. On July 2, City Manager Mark Deven announced that he has appointed Link Strate as the new...

City Awards Updated
About / Our Organization / Innovation

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See document at right for a comprehensive list of awards received by the City of Arvada over the...

Don Allard Honored for Decades of Public Service Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

It was the end of an era at the November 13, 2017 Arvada City Council meeting when longtime City Councilmember Don Allard formally retired from decades of public service. His contributions to both public administration and elected office include: 1956 – 1960:  Assistant City...

Disqualifications Updated
About / Jobs / Application Process

The following criteria will cause the disqualification of an applicant from the selection process for any position with the Arvada Police Department.   Drug/Alcohol Use Use of marijuana in any form within the last year. Any arrest for Driving Under the Influence for alcohol or...