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Please explore recent news articles and events calendar.  Arvada's most current news and events are available in the Featured Stories section of the home page.

Recent News Articles

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2022 Employees of the Quarter/Year
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City of Arvada employees go above and beyond to serve the public in ways that often go unseen by residents. In order to ensure our team members are recognized for their contributions, City teams are e...

W 72nd Avenue Bond Project team prepares for construction milestones in 2023
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With the first year of construction complete, the City of Arvada and its contractor, SEMA Construction Inc., look forward to the continued progress on the W. 72nd Avenue Bond Project. “Since ki...

Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards 
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Seeking Nominations for Deserving Youth. ...

City of Arvada Shared Micromobility Pilot Program to Extend into 2023
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Following the direction of the City Council and feedback at the November 14 Council workshop, the City team will move forward with an additional year of the shared micromobility pilot program. The pro...

City Council approves issuance of bonds for water and wastewater infrastructure and 2023 rates for water customers and developers
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NEWS Nov. 14, 2022 Media Contact: Katie Patterson, Infrastructure Communications Manager, 720-898-7607   City Council approves issuance of bonds for water and wast...

Single-use plastic/paper bag fees begin Jan. 1, 2023
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Starting Jan. 1, 2023, large stores in Colorado will begin charging a $0.10 fee on plastic and paper checkout bags as part of a statewide mandate established by the State of Colorado’s Plastic P...

Ed Brady Appointed Chief of Police for City of Arvada
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On Dec. 15, City Manager Lorie Gillis announced that she has appointed Ed Brady as the new Arvada Chief of Police. The official Swearing-In Ceremony will occur at the beginning of the Monday, Dec. 19 ...

News and Press Releases
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This page includes archived press releases and news from the City of Arvada and Arvada Police Department.   For more information or media inquiries, please contact: Maria Vande...

Officer Dillon Vakoff - Line of Duty Death
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Arvada Police Officer Dillon Vakoff gave his life in service to the community...

City of Arvada Selects Dig Studio to Lead Olde Town Arvada Strategic Reinvestment Plan
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  Scope Includes Developing 20-Year Vision for Olde Town Arvada and Conducting a Feasibility Study on Creation of Permanent Pedestrian-Friendly Streets   ARVADA, Colorado (June 1, 2022) &...