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2023

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2022


Arvada Police Chief Link Strate Announces Retirement Updated
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After serving the Arvada Police Department (APD) for 35 years, Chief Link Strate has announced his retirement effective Dec. 31, 2022. In a message to the City team, Chief Strate stated, “It has been my greatest professional joy to serve as an Arvada police officer these past 35 years.”...

Wild Arvada: Resident Photo Contest Updated
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The photo contest has ended. The team will be determining which photos will be featured in the Arvada Report and which will be featured on our social media platforms. All participants will be notified by mid-December. We received more than 120 beautiful Wild Arvada photos. Thanks to all who...

City Announces New Public Works Director Updated
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Jacqueline Rhoades has been named Arvada’s new Director of Public Works. In this role, Ms. Rhoades will provide overall leadership and direction for the Department and its divisions: street maintenance, traffic engineering, engineering, facilities management and mobility planning. Ms. Rhoades...

Celebrating Mark Deven and His Legacy Updated
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As Arvada City Manager Mark Deven's retirement draws near, the City team celebrates his legacy and prepares to bid him farewell. In a recent video, Mayor Marc Williams conversed with Deven about his 11-year tenure as Arvada's City Manager, including some of the successes and...

Ralston Road Bond Project: Phase Two Progress with Traffic Switch to the North Updated
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The City of Arvada and Hamon Infrastructure move traffic to the north, newly paved side of the Ralston Road Bond Project During the week of September 19, the City of Arvada and Hamon Infrastructure construction crews achieved an important milestone on Ralston Road by shifting traffic to the north,...

City Manager Mark Deven Receives Lifetime Achievement Award Updated
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Arvada City Manager Mark Deven was recently honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award by the Colorado City and County Management Association (CCCMA). Deven received the award based on his many achievements during his 41 + years in local government, which include serving as the...

Meyers Pool Project: Design Firm Selected Updated
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City of Arvada, Apex Park and Recreation District, Jeffco Public Schools select OLC to lead Future of Meyers Pool Project The City of Arvada, Apex Park and Recreation District and Jeffco Public Schools announce OLC Architecture, Interiors and Aquatics as the architecture and interior design...

City of Arvada Announces Lorie Gillis as New City Manager Updated
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Following a national search, the Arvada City Council has appointed Lorie Gillis as Arvada’s next city manager. The appointment was a unanimous decision. Arvada Mayor Marc Williams made the announcement on Tuesday, Aug. 9, stating, “I am pleased that Lorie Gillis will be the next city...

City to Host Open House for City Manager Finalists Updated
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As part of the continuing process in selecting the next Arvada City Manager, the City is hosting an open house for Arvada residents, the local business community and City of Arvada team members to meet the two finalists selected by Arvada City Council to move forward in the process. Open house...

City of Arvada to Host Community Open House, Saturday, May 14 Updated
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City of Arvada residents are invited to join the City team on Saturday, May 14, for a Community Open House. Many City units will be on hand with informational displays, hands-on activities including a touch-a-truck area with our Streets, Parks and Utilities teams.  The Open House is an...

City of Arvada lifts watering restrictions maintenance work on Ralston Reservoir complete Updated
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The City of Arvada is pleased to announce that the late season watering restrictions implemented in October 2021 will be lifted on or around May 1, 2022. Denver Water notified the City in early March 2022 that maintenance work was complete at Ralston Reservoir and the process to refill the...

Shared Micromobility Pilot Program Launching in Arvada Updated
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The City of Arvada is partnering with the Los Angeles, California based, shared electric scooter company, Bird Rides, to bring e-scooters to the City soon. The scooters are available through a mobile phone application and riders pay to use the scooter per minute, at no cost to the...

2021


City response to Jeffco District Attorney's findings in the Johnny Hurley case Updated
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The City of Arvada shares the following statement regarding the conclusion of the Jeffco District Attorney’s Office’s investigation of the officer-involved shooting of Johnny Hurley during the tragic events of June 21, 2021, in Olde Town Arvada. The events of June 21 in Olde Town were...

Arvada Celebrates Completion of Olde Town Pedestrian Street Closure, Phase One of Ralston Road Project Updated
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The City of Arvada, along with the Arvada Chamber of Commerce, Olde Town Business Improvement District (BID) and the Arvada Resiliency Task Force invite the community to help celebrate the completion of several important projects in the Olde Town area. Take part in Arvada’s largest ever...

City of Arvada Implements watering restrictions in advance of scheduled maintenance on Ralston Reservoir Updated
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UPDATE April 1, 2022: This project has been completed. Please view the press release announcing the removal of watering restrictions on or around May 1. 2022.  Beginning in October, the City of Arvada will implement water use restrictions for outdoor irrigation to prepare for upcoming...

City of Arvada observes Source Water Protection Week Updated
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The American Water Works Association has declared the week of Sept. 26 through Oct. 2, 2021 as Source Water Protection Week. The purpose of the week is to raise awareness of the importance of protecting sources of drinking water. In the Mountain West, we are aware of the need to be good stewards...

City Completes Ralston Road Phase One Construction Updated
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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 Road between Upham and Yukon Streets. Construction began in February 2020. Phase Two of this project...

Arvada Mayor's Statement Regarding June 21 Olde Town Shooting Updated
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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, is available on the City’s YouTube channel. A transcription of the statement is below....

City of Arvada Rolls out New Waste Recycling Program Updated
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The City will begin rolling out new recycling carts for residents between June 7 and June 26 as it officially launches its residential waste and recycling collection service in early July 2021. The City of Arvada’s Waste and Recycling Program provides low cost recycling to residents who are...

City Designated 2021 Top Workplace Updated
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For a fourth time, the City of Arvada has been named a top workplace by the Denver Post. The City's designation as a top workplace means it is among the top 150 organizations of the more than 80,000 that participated this year. The award recognizes overall engagement as determined by an...

City of Arvada encourages residents to select their service level by April 25 Updated
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Thank you to the residents who have already responded with their service level selection! As of Monday April 19, 2021, the City has received responses from approximately 60% of eligible households. Whether you choose to join the City’s program with a cart or choose a different hauler, we...

City begins next phase of Ralston Road Improvement Project Updated
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The City of Arvada and its contract partner Hamon Infrastructure will begin Phase Two of the Ralston Road reconstruction project on Monday, April 26. This phase of work is expected to last for 24 months and will begin at Yukon Street and progress westward to Garrison Street. The public is invited...

North Metro Water Suppliers Urge Residents to Implement Water Reduction Actions Updated
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North Metro, Boulder County and the City and County of Broomfield water suppliers, including City of Arvada, City of Boulder, City of Lafayette, City of Longmont, City of Louisville, Northglenn, Town of Superior, Town of Erie, Left Hand Water District, City of Thornton and Westminster are urging...

City Provides Update on Storm; Thanks Community for Patience Updated
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Beginning in the evening of March 13, the City of Arvada experienced a challenging winter storm, the fourth largest in the last 140 years, with more than two feet of snow falling in Arvada during a 36-hour period. The City Team thanks community members for their patience as crews continue to clear...

City of Arvada Releases Draft ADA Transition Plan,  Opens Public Comment Updated
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The City of Arvada today launched “Access Arvada” a public feedback process to gather input from Arvada residents on the City’s draft ADA Transition Plan. The draft plan, also released today, focuses on Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits...

2020


City of Arvada Launches HeadsUp Pedestrian Safety Campaign Updated
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The City of Arvada has launched a pedestrian safety campaign to encourage all residents and visitors to follow the rules of the road around crosswalks. Crosswalks are one area where pedestrians, vehicles and cyclists interact, and sometimes collide in ways that lead to injury or death.  ...

2019

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2018

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2017 and Older

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