City of Arvada and AEDA Combined News and Info Feed https://arvada.org Explore News and Infos from the City of Arvada. en-US hourly 1 Copyright 2018 City of Arvada, Colorado Wed, 18 Jul 2018 02:31:15 -0600 Wed, 18 Jul 2018 02:31:15 -0600 60 Link Strate Named Chief of Police https://arvada.org/finalists-for-police-chief-announced Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:42:41 -0600 https://arvada.org/finalists-for-police-chief-announced On July 2, City Manager Mark Deven announced that he has appointed Link Strate as the new Arvada Chief of Police. Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)  https://arvada.org/cdgb-funds-at-work-in-arvada Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:18:20 -0600 https://arvada.org/cdgb-funds-at-work-in-arvada The CDBG program works to ensure affordable housing, provide services, and create jobs Citizens Police Academy https://arvada.org/citizens-police-academy Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:47:29 -0600 https://arvada.org/citizens-police-academy Now accepting applications for the Spring 2018 Citizens Police Academy. Attend or View a City Council Meeting https://arvada.org/attend-or-view-a-city-council-meeting Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:37:28 -0600 https://arvada.org/attend-or-view-a-city-council-meeting How Can I Attend or View a Council Meeting? In Person:  City Council meetings/workshops are held at 6:00 p.m. on the first four Mondays of each month at City Hall, 8101 Ralston Road, in the Cou National Night Out https://arvada.org/national-night-out Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:42:48 -0600 https://arvada.org/national-night-out National Night Out is a community effort to reduce crime and the fear of crime in our neighborhoods. It is held the first Tuesday of August every year. Neighborhood of the Year Award https://arvada.org/neighborhood-of-the-year-award Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:52:19 -0600 https://arvada.org/neighborhood-of-the-year-award The City of Arvada is widely known as a city of vibrant neighborhoods.  We are committed to continuing to strengthen our neighborhoods by providing our leaders with the knowledge, tools and resou Financials for 2 Big Projects No New Taxes https://arvada.org/financials-for-2-big-projects-no-new-taxes Sat, 14 Jul 2018 14:54:11 -0600 https://arvada.org/financials-for-2-big-projects-no-new-taxes For the last four years the City has implemented steps to increase the resources dedicated to the annual street maintenance program. This effort began in 2012 with an additional allocation of $2 mill W 72nd Avenue Project https://arvada.org/w-72nd-avenue-project Sat, 14 Jul 2018 14:44:38 -0600 https://arvada.org/w-72nd-avenue-project  (at the time of printing, the City Council was analyzing whether to fund just Segment 1, or Segments 1 and 2, in the proposed ballot question): Segment 1:  Kipling St. to Oak St.:&nbs Ralston Road Project https://arvada.org/ralston-road-project Sat, 14 Jul 2018 14:36:44 -0600 https://arvada.org/ralston-road-project Ralston Road Ralston Road is classified as an arterial roadway, serving nearly 23,000 vehicle trips per day.  Located on the W. 58th Ave. alignment, it is the most continuous east-west corridor Mock Up Two Big Projects. No New Taxes https://arvada.org/mock-up-for-debt-reauthorization Sat, 14 Jul 2018 14:30:01 -0600 https://arvada.org/mock-up-for-debt-reauthorization   News and Updates August 15: Citizen Outreach Survey Results The City conducted a survey to gain citizen feedback regarding current road conditions and the proposed sales and use tax Employment Opportunities https://arvada.org/city-jobs Sat, 14 Jul 2018 11:07:23 -0600 https://arvada.org/city-jobs The City of Arvada is awarded Top Work Place Building Additions and Accessory Structures https://arvada.org/exterior-additions-and-structures Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:42:40 -0600 https://arvada.org/exterior-additions-and-structures Get information on Arvada permits for sheds, garages, pools, hot tubs, and more. Find out what you need to apply, required documents, and get started today. Resident Tax Rebate Program https://arvada.org/taxrebate Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:38:04 -0600 https://arvada.org/taxrebate The deadline to apply for the Resident Rebate is August 31, 2018 Arvada Harvest Festival and Parade https://arvada.org/87th-annual-arvada-harvest-festival-and-parade Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:37:30 -0600 https://arvada.org/87th-annual-arvada-harvest-festival-and-parade The Arvada Harvest Festival is overseen by the Arvada Junior Chamber Foundation and organized by a group of citizen volunteers. School Zone Flashers https://arvada.org/school-zone-flashers Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:39:54 -0600 https://arvada.org/school-zone-flashers In order to improve the effectiveness of school zone flashers, the City of Arvada is evaluating/updating school zones for all elementary and middle schools in the City. During the initial inventory of Morning Road Work in Olde Town July 16 - 18 https://arvada.org/morning-road-work-in-olde-town-july-16-18 Fri, 13 Jul 2018 08:48:03 -0600 https://arvada.org/morning-road-work-in-olde-town-july-16-18 Beginning Monday, July 16 and continuing through July 18, the City's contractor will be conducting a crack seal process on Olde Wadsworth, between 55th and 58th Avenues, and on 2 Big Projects Road Conditions https://arvada.org/2-big-projects-road-conditions Fri, 13 Jul 2018 08:04:11 -0600 https://arvada.org/2-big-projects-road-conditions 2015 Road Quality   Arvada’s transportation infrastructure is the City’s largest and most valuable asset. The City has increased funding towards street improvements in recent years Citizen Input 2 Big Projects https://arvada.org/citizen-input-2-big-projects Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:58:55 -0600 https://arvada.org/citizen-input-2-big-projects Citizen feedback has been a critical part of planning for Better Roads Arvada. The City has listened to what citizens think about Arvada streets and roads. Percent of Citizens Ranking Street Maintena Morning Road Work in Olde Town Jully 16 - 18 https://arvada.org/morning-road-work-in-olde-town-jully-16-18 Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:08:39 -0600 https://arvada.org/morning-road-work-in-olde-town-jully-16-18 test Documents and Downloads https://arvada.org/documents-and-downloads Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:07:59 -0600 https://arvada.org/documents-and-downloads The following documents are intended to be used during the development review process in the City of Arvada. Indiana Street and 72nd Avenue Intersection Upgrade Project https://arvada.org/indiana-street-and-72nd-avenue-intersection-upgrade-project Thu, 12 Jul 2018 12:16:08 -0600 https://arvada.org/indiana-street-and-72nd-avenue-intersection-upgrade-project Improvements to begin June 4 Arvada Parks Ranger Program https://arvada.org/arvada-parks-ranger-program Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:40:19 -0600 https://arvada.org/arvada-parks-ranger-program Apply to be part of Arvada Parks Pilot Ranger Program Water Quality Report https://arvada.org/water-quality-report Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:36:25 -0600 https://arvada.org/water-quality-report the City of Arvada’s Water System Operations Staff work hard to ensure that drinking water flows to Arvada taps every day. Leyden Road Street Improvements Project https://arvada.org/leyden-road-street-improvements-project Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:18:44 -0600 https://arvada.org/leyden-road-street-improvements-project Work on the Leyden Road Street Improvements Project between Quaker Street and Orion Way has begun. The contractor for the project is Concrete Express, Inc. (CEI). Traffic control and lane cl Fitzmorris Park https://arvada.org/fitzmorris-park Wed, 11 Jul 2018 13:52:01 -0600 https://arvada.org/fitzmorris-park Fitzmorris Park & Fitzmorris Elementary school are the site of a Great Outdoors Colorado GOCO Inspire Initiative planning grant to connect Colorado youth & families to the outdoors. Fitzmorris Recreation Center https://arvada.org/ralston-neighborhood-recreation-center-and-pool Wed, 11 Jul 2018 13:51:21 -0600 https://arvada.org/ralston-neighborhood-recreation-center-and-pool This is a joint project between the Apex PRD and the City of Arvada FAQs Two Big Projects No New Taxes https://arvada.org/faqs-two-big-projects-no-new-taxes Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:34:41 -0600 https://arvada.org/faqs-two-big-projects-no-new-taxes How long have you known about these needs? Why do you need to issue debt, why not save up until you can pay cash?  How many years would it take to save $’s? How much more will the project Neighborhood Movie Program https://arvada.org/neighborhood-movies Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:55:53 -0600 https://arvada.org/neighborhood-movies The Nieghborhood Movie Program was developed to help get neighbors to join together Neighborhood Grant Programs https://arvada.org/know-your-neighbor-grants Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:55:34 -0600 https://arvada.org/know-your-neighbor-grants Grants are available for block parties, organizing your neighborhood and for neighborhood improvements Neighborhood Block Party Trailer https://arvada.org/block-party Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:55:19 -0600 https://arvada.org/block-party The Block Party trailer is stocked with everything you need to throw a great block party. AEDA News - Arvada Economic Development Association, Exterior Improvements Grant Program is now accepting applications http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/aeda-exterior-improvements-grant-program-is-now-accepting-applications Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:45:00 -0700 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/aeda-exterior-improvements-grant-program-is-now-accepting-applications The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) Board of Directors approved funding for the 50/50 matching grant program and is now accepting applications. Businesses and property owners may apply for the grant anytime during the open applicatio AEDA News - The Arvada Chamber of Commerce with support from the Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) are pleased to launch a new workforce initiative, Arvada Works. http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/arvada-works Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:01:00 -0700 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/arvada-works The Arvada Chamber of Commerce with support from the Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) are pleased to launch a new workforce initiative, Arvada Works. This initiative is geared toward engaging employers, educators and partners across t AEDA News - Cutting Edge HR Issues for Every Workplace: Employment Law http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/cutting-edge-hr-issues-for-every-workplace-employment-law-2 Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:35:00 -0700 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/cutting-edge-hr-issues-for-every-workplace-employment-law-2 The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) is hosting Cutting Edge HR Issues for Every Workplace: Employment Law seminar. Chuck Passaglia, employment law expert, will address recent cases of importance to employers as well as trends in huma AEDA News - Arvada Economic Development Association Announces 2018 Board Appointments http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/arvada-economic-development-association-announces-2018-board-appointments Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:58:00 -0700 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/arvada-economic-development-association-announces-2018-board-appointments The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) would like to introduce its 2018 Board Officers: Jodi Thomas with FirstBank, president; Dave Doherty with Piper Electric, past president; Ken Olsen with B2B CFO LLC, vice president; and Alicia Sval AEDA News - Arvada Economic Development Association Appreciates Business http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/arvada-economic-development-association-appreciates-business Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:04:00 -0600 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/arvada-economic-development-association-appreciates-business Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) hosted its 23nd annual Business Appreciation Awards Breakfast on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities. The event drew an audience of over 200 businesses and commun AEDA News - Ralston Creek Shopping District New Development Announced http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/ralston-creek-shopping-district-new-development-announced Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:04:00 -0600 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/ralston-creek-shopping-district-new-development-announced The state’s newest Walmart Super Center opened on August 9 at the corner of Ralston Road and Independence Street in Arvada. The 138,000 square foot store includes a full selection of groceries, pharmacy, tire and lube center, garden center, v AEDA News - Arvada Marketplace Redevelopment Slated to Finish by End of Year http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/arvada-marketplace-redevelopment-slated-to-finish-by-end-of-year Mon, 28 Aug 2017 10:35:00 -0600 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/arvada-marketplace-redevelopment-slated-to-finish-by-end-of-year Implemented by the shopping center’s management company, Pine Tree, LLC, the nearly $8 million redevelopment and revitalization of the western section of Arvada Marketplace is well under way and nearing completion. Located at the intersection AEDA News - The Arvada 2017 - 2018 Community Profile is Here http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/the-arvada-2017-2018-community-profile-is-here Wed, 07 Jun 2017 14:04:00 -0600 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/the-arvada-2017-2018-community-profile-is-here The Profile information is up-to-date and includes demographics, income levels, tax features, tourism and transportation in Arvada. All of the photos included in the profile are of Arvada businesses and residents. AEDA’s greatest asset i AEDA News - Arvada Economic Development Association, Exterior Improvements Grant Program is now accepting applications http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/exterior-improvements-grant-program-is-now-accepting-applications-1 Thu, 25 May 2017 10:23:00 -0600 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/exterior-improvements-grant-program-is-now-accepting-applications-1 The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) Board of Directors approved funding for the 50/50 matching grant program and is now accepting applications. Businesses and property owners may apply for the grant anytime during the open applicatio AEDA News - Arvada Economic Development Association, Exterior Improvements Grant Program is now accepting applications http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/ Thu, 25 May 2017 10:23:00 -0600 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/ The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) Board of Directors approved funding for the 50/50 matching grant program and is now accepting applications. Businesses and property owners may apply for the grant anytime during the open applicatio