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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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League of Women Voters: Arvada City Council Candidate Forum
About / News and Events / City Hall

a video of the forum is now available...


City Recognized for Excellence in Governmental Budgeting
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For the 28th straight year, the City of Arvada has received the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.  The award reflects the City&rsquo...


City Hires New Director of Utilities
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Sharon Israel has been named Arvada’s new Director of Utilities.  Israel was most recently with the City of Westminster where she was Stormwater Utility Administrator and Senior Projects E...


City Hires New Director of Public Works
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Don Wick has been named Arvada’s new Director of Public Works. Don Wick returns to the City of Arvada as the Director of Public Works. He was with the Arvada Police Department for more than thi...


Update: Quiet Zones Along Union Pacific 
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Quiet Zone Update as of December 2017...


Restoring Arvada's .04 Trolley
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In 2015, a streetcar which operated between Arvada and Denver from 1902 – 1950 was named to the Colorado Most Endangered Places List by Colorado Preservation, Inc. Today, Friends of the .04 Tro...


City to Participate in Comprehensive Homeless Count; Seeks Volunteers
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August 9, 2019--The City of Arvada is partnering with Jefferson County; the cities of Edgewater, Golden, Lakewood, Westminster and Wheat Ridge; and service providers to conduct the Jefferson County Co...


Complaints About Weeds
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The City has received an increased number of phone calls regarding weed growth in the community. We understand that tall weeds can be an eyesore, whether it is on your neighbor’s property, in th...


Smoking Restricted in Public Places
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Ordinance 4501 extending the City's existing smoke-free law went into effect May 13, 2015...


Mosquito Management
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Neither the City of Arvada nor Jefferson County Public Health have a mosquito control program; following are some suggestions for mosquito protection...