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Recent News Articles

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City Employee Joe Herrin Passes Away after Serious Accident
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The City of Arvada mourns the tragic loss of a colleague who has passed away following injuries sustained during an accident.  On Thursday, July 22, Joe Herrin, a dedicated member of the City of...


City Council Appoints New Presiding Municipal Judge
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The Arvada City Council has appointed Kathryn Kurtz as Arvada’s Presiding Municipal Judge, the first woman to serve in this position in Arvada.   "On behalf of the City Council, ...


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...


City Launches Find the Good Campaign
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In an effort to continue to honor the memory of Officer Gordon Beesley and Good Samaritan Johnny Hurley and provide a forum to highlight positive stories in the community, the City of Arvada has devel...


Babe Walls 2021 Returns: July 15 - 18 in Arvada
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For the second year, the Babe Walls mural festival returns to the greater Denver, Colorado area as a celebration of womxn and non-binary folks in art. This year, the festival is in partnership with ...


City Designated 2021 Top Workplace
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For the fourth time, the City of Arvada has been designated...


Ameresco and the City of Arvada Colorado Announce Completion of Energy Conservation Project
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The City of Arvada, Colorado, recently completed a $4.5 million energy conservation project making significant upgrades to 15 facilities. Framingham, MA and Arvada, CO – July 12, 2021 – A...


Ameresco and the City of Arvada Colorado Announce Completion of Energy Conservation Project
About / News and Events / City Hall

The City of Arvada, Colorado, recently completed a $4.5 million energy conservation project making significant upgrades to 15 facilities. Framingham, MA and Arvada, CO – July 12, 2021 – A...


Arvada Mayor's Statement Regarding June 21 Olde Town Shooting
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At the June 28 Arvada City Council business meeting, Mayor Marc Williams delivered a statement regarding the June 21 shooting in Olde Town Arvada. A recording of the statement, and the entire meeting,...


Message from the Arvada Mayor and City Council
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Dear Arvadans, Your City Council remains shocked and deeply saddened ...