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Recent News Articles

10 Articles


Complaints About Weeds
About / News and Events / City Hall

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...


Communicating with the City
About / News and Events / City Hall

Social Media and the City More and more citizens are turning to social media to discuss News and neighborhood issues. Sometimes conversation threads develop on those social media sites regarding a s...


City Approves 2021 Harvest Festival Parade as Part of Amended Special Events Permit
About / News and Events / City Hall

The City of Arvada has approved the special events permit for the 2021 Harvest Festival Parade, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 11.  The Harvest Festival Committee’s special events permit ap...


Harvest Festival Parade Will Not Occur this Year
About / News and Events / City Hall

The Harvest Festival Committee has informed the City of Arvada that the 2021 Harvest Festival Parade, previously scheduled for Sept. 11, will not occur this year. The Committee and the City are now fo...


City Launches Updated Ask Arvada
About / News and Events / City Hall

Starting today, it gets a lot easier for members of the Arvada community to ask a question or request a City of Arvada service online. The City has launched an updated version of its online, 24/7 di...


City Invites Community to Arvada Days, Ralston House .5K Endurance Challenge
About / News and Events / City Hall

The City of Arvada invites the community to enjoy some old-fashioned family fun and support an important community partner, Ralston House. Arvada Days returns this Saturday, Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. to ...


City Designated 2021 Top Workplace
About / News and Events / City Hall

For the fourth time, the City of Arvada has been designated...


City Completes Ralston Road Phase One Construction
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 Ro...


City Employee Joe Herrin Passes Away after Serious Accident
About / News and Events / City Hall

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
About / News and Events / City Hall

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, ...