City of Arvada and AEDA Combined News And Press Releases Feed https://arvada.org/press-releases Explore News And Press Releasess from the City of Arvada. en-US hourly 1 Copyright 2018 City of Arvada, Colorado Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:35:00 -0700 Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:35:00 -0700 60 Arvada to Conduct National Recruitment for Next Police Chief https://arvada.org/arvada-to-conduct-national-recruitment-for-next-police-chief Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:04:56 -0700 https://arvada.org/arvada-to-conduct-national-recruitment-for-next-police-chief Arvada, CO ……Following the retirement of Police Chief Don Wick, Arvada City Manager Mark Deven announced that he will conduct a national recruitment for the City’s next Chief of Po Arvada Police Seek Public s Assistance in Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect https://arvada.org/arvada-police-seek-public-s-assistance-in-identifying-armed-robbery-suspect Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:03:05 -0700 https://arvada.org/arvada-police-seek-public-s-assistance-in-identifying-armed-robbery-suspect The Arvada Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in two recent armed robberies. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 30 years of age with reddish AURA:   Trammell Crow Resubmits PDP Application for Olde Town Residence Project https://arvada.org/aura-trammell-crow-resubmits-pdp-application-for-olde-town-residence-project Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:30:49 -0700 https://arvada.org/aura-trammell-crow-resubmits-pdp-application-for-olde-town-residence-project Contact: Maureen Phair / 720-898-7060 ARVADA— The Arvada Urban Renewal Authority announced today that the Trammell Crow Company resubmitted its PDP application on Friday, February 9, for the Ol Arvada Police and Northey Foundation announce establishment of Jim Glasmann Memorial Scholarship https://arvada.org/arvada-police-and-northey-foundation-announce-establishment-of-jim-glasmann-memorial-scholarship-1517854382 Mon, 05 Feb 2018 11:15:08 -0700 https://arvada.org/arvada-police-and-northey-foundation-announce-establishment-of-jim-glasmann-memorial-scholarship-1517854382 Arvada, CO February 5, 2018 – The Northey Foundation and Arvada Police today announce the establishment of the Jim Glasmann Memorial Scholarship. Administered in conjunction with the Jeffco Sch Public Art Project Planned https://arvada.org/public-art-project-planned Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:09:44 -0700 https://arvada.org/public-art-project-planned Arvada, CO ……On Saturday, February 3, the Arvada Arts and Culture Commission will be conducting a Public Art Project in conjunction with the Annual Chocolate Affair in Olde Town Squ Officer Involved Shooting https://arvada.org/officer-involved-shooting-1517606547 Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:22:27 -0700 https://arvada.org/officer-involved-shooting-1517606547 CONTACT:   Jill McGranahan ​​                     720.898.6654                   &nbsp Arvada Police Awarded $12,500 Marijuana Impact Grant https://arvada.org/arvada-police-awarded-12-500-marijuana-impact-grant Wed, 31 Jan 2018 12:24:11 -0700 https://arvada.org/arvada-police-awarded-12-500-marijuana-impact-grant The State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs awarded the Arvada Police Department a $12,500 Marijuana Impact Grant. The grant is available only to cities that have a moratorium on marijuana sale Club Crest Pedestrian Bridges Update https://arvada.org/club-crest-pedestrian-bridges-update Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:14:18 -0700 https://arvada.org/club-crest-pedestrian-bridges-update Because there are many trail users and many Warder elementary students who use the Highline Canal bridge, City Engineering staff have created a map depicting alternative routes. Overview There are f Officer Involved Shooting https://arvada.org/officer-involved-shooting Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:10:15 -0700 https://arvada.org/officer-involved-shooting Arvada, CO January 16, 2018 – The Jefferson County Coroner concluded that Erick Michael Deleon, age 25, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.     On January 14, Arvada Police conta January 9, 2018: Citizen Survey Results Are In https://arvada.org/2017-citizen-survey-results-are-in Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:42:57 -0700 https://arvada.org/2017-citizen-survey-results-are-in Arvada, CO – The 2017 Arvada Citizen Survey was conducted by Northwest Research Group (NWRG) between September 27 and October 29.  Unlike past surveys which were sent out in the mail, City of Arvada Engineer Receives Professional Manager of the Year Award https://arvada.org/city-of-arvada-engineer-receives-professional-manager-of-the-year-award Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:24:54 -0700 https://arvada.org/city-of-arvada-engineer-receives-professional-manager-of-the-year-award Each year, the American Public Works Association (APWA) Colorado Chapter honors individuals, programs, and projects to recognize outstanding professionals who represent the best in the public works pr Countywide Emergency Notification CodeRED Testing December 4 https://arvada.org/countywide-emergency-notification-codered-testing-scheduled-for-december-4 Fri, 29 Dec 2017 11:01:01 -0700 https://arvada.org/countywide-emergency-notification-codered-testing-scheduled-for-december-4 Emergency services agencies will test their emergency notification system CodeRED on Monday, December 4 Taking A Bite Out of Crime https://arvada.org/taking-a-bite-out-of-crime Wed, 27 Dec 2017 15:03:42 -0700 https://arvada.org/taking-a-bite-out-of-crime Many people asked about Denver Police’s Air1 helicopter over Arvada on December 22, 2017. Officers in the area of 64th & Indiana were looking for a stolen car. An Arvada Officer spotted the December 2017 Arvada, Aurora, Westminster Awarded Complete Streets Technical Assistance Grant https://arvada.org/december-2017-arvada-aurora-westminster-awarded-complete-streets-technical-assistance-grant Tue, 26 Dec 2017 16:56:12 -0700 https://arvada.org/december-2017-arvada-aurora-westminster-awarded-complete-streets-technical-assistance-grant Arvada, CO – Arvada is part of a trio of Colorado cities to win the second-ever Complete Streets Consortium technical assistance grants.   The Cities of Arvada, Aurora, and Top Hats and Ball Caps--Fundraiser for the Arvada Community Food Bank https://arvada.org/top-hats-and-ball-caps-inaugural-fundraiser-for-the-arvada-community-food-bank Tue, 26 Dec 2017 16:12:24 -0700 https://arvada.org/top-hats-and-ball-caps-inaugural-fundraiser-for-the-arvada-community-food-bank Top Hats and Ball Caps Fundraiser, October 8, 2016. Tickets available now! City Hall https://arvada.org/city-hall-press Wed, 20 Dec 2017 12:49:54 -0700 https://arvada.org/city-hall-press Within this page are archived press releases and news items.   For more information or for media inquiries, please contact Maria VanderKolk, City of Arvada Communications Manager at 720-898-7507 News and Press Releases https://arvada.org/press-releases Wed, 20 Dec 2017 07:36:56 -0700 https://arvada.org/press-releases This page includes archived press releases and news from the City of Arvada and Arvada Police Department.   For more information or media inquiries, please contact: Maria Vande Update: Quiet Zones Along Union Pacific  https://arvada.org/quiet-zones-along-union-pacific-progressing Mon, 04 Dec 2017 15:59:29 -0700 https://arvada.org/quiet-zones-along-union-pacific-progressing Quiet Zone Update as of December 2017 Drink and DON'T DRIVE https://arvada.org/drink-and-don-t-drive Wed, 23 Dec 2015 15:31:13 -0700 https://arvada.org/drink-and-don-t-drive The City of Arvada has adopted the Colorado Department of Transportation's Drink, Don't Drive Campaign designed to increase awareness as to the dangers of driving under the influence in an eff Mayor Pro Tem Fifer Reappointed to National League of Cities Informational Technology Communications Committee https://arvada.org/councilmember-bob-fifer-appointed-vice-chair-of-national-league-of-cities-informational-technology-communications-committee Thu, 17 Dec 2015 12:07:56 -0700 https://arvada.org/councilmember-bob-fifer-appointed-vice-chair-of-national-league-of-cities-informational-technology-communications-committee Arvada, CO….. Bob Fifer, City of Arvada Mayor Pro Tempore, has been appointed vice chair of the National League of Cities (NLC) 2016 Information Technology & Communications committee. This Critical Incident Response Team Protocols Now Available on Arvada org https://arvada.org/critical-incident-response-team-protocols-now-available-on-arvada-org Tue, 08 Dec 2015 09:15:08 -0700 https://arvada.org/critical-incident-response-team-protocols-now-available-on-arvada-org Senate Bill 15-219, which was recently passed by the Colorado legislature,  requires that police departments develop protocols for participating in a multi-agency team when conducting a Pet Licensing Fee Change https://arvada.org/pet-licensing Thu, 19 Nov 2015 13:46:23 -0700 https://arvada.org/pet-licensing Fee change encourages all pet owners to license their pets Public Safety Press Releases https://arvada.org/public-safety-press-releases Tue, 27 Oct 2015 15:43:34 -0600 https://arvada.org/public-safety-press-releases Within this page are archived press releases and news items.   For more information or for media inquiries, please contact Jill McGranhan, Public Information Officer for the Arvada Police Depart News and Events https://arvada.org/news-events Wed, 16 Sep 2015 17:48:23 -0600 https://arvada.org/news-events Explore our most recent news articles and events calendar Colorado Gives Day https://arvada.org/colorado-gives-day-3 Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:14:52 -0600 https://arvada.org/colorado-gives-day-3 Colorado Gives Day benefits several Arvada charities through online giving Flicks in the Square https://arvada.org/flicks-in-the-square-2565 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:27:27 -0600 https://arvada.org/flicks-in-the-square-2565 Flicks in the Square! Every Friday Night in August! Mosquito Management https://arvada.org/mosquito-management-and-west-nile-virus Mon, 06 Jul 2015 06:14:24 -0600 https://arvada.org/mosquito-management-and-west-nile-virus Neither the City of Arvada nor Jefferson County Public Health have a mosquito control program; following are some suggestions for mosquito protection May 20, 2015 - Smoking Restricted in Public Places https://arvada.org/smoking-restricted-in-public-places Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:40:43 -0600 https://arvada.org/smoking-restricted-in-public-places Ordinance 4501 extending the City's existing smoke-free law went into effect May 13, 2015 Leadership Arvada https://arvada.org/leadership-arvada-2012-2014 Fri, 29 May 2015 17:00:46 -0600 https://arvada.org/leadership-arvada-2012-2014 Announcing Leadership Arvada Second Saturdays in Olde Town https://arvada.org/second-saturdays-in-olde-town-4 Fri, 01 May 2015 16:40:17 -0600 https://arvada.org/second-saturdays-in-olde-town-4 Second Saturdays in Olde Town Every 2nd Saturday evening, June - August; 4:30 - 10:00 p.m. Olde Town Arvada 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 AEDA Bulletin - Eight community initiatives recognized for clean energy leadership http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/eight-community-initiatives-recognized-for-clean-energy-leadership Thu, 01 Feb 2018 10:55:00 -0700 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/eight-community-initiatives-recognized-for-clean-energy-leadership The State of Colorado and Compact of Colorado Communities are proud to recognize eight leading community initiatives across the state of Colorado for their leadership in clean energy. The awards were presented last night as part of the three-day Co AEDA Bulletin - More Grads and Fewer Dropouts in Jeffco http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/more-grads-and-fewer-dropouts-in-jeffco Wed, 24 Jan 2018 14:16:00 -0700 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/more-grads-and-fewer-dropouts-in-jeffco The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) released 2016-17 school year graduation, completion, and dropout rates last week. For Jeffco Public Schools, the news is positive; more students are staying in school, and more students are graduating/comp AEDA Bulletin - Colorado releases plan to support electric vehicles on state’s highways http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/colorado-releases-plan-to-support-electric-vehicles-on-states-highways Wed, 24 Jan 2018 13:47:00 -0700 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/colorado-releases-plan-to-support-electric-vehicles-on-states-highways Gov. John Hickenlooper announced the release of the Colorado Electric Vehicle (EV) Plan, delivering on a directive set forth in the July 2017 Executive Order, “Supporting Colorado’s Clean Energy Transition.” “The Colorado E AEDA Bulletin - Report examines strategies for strengthening Colorado’s talent pipeline http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/report-examines-strategies-for-strengthening-colorados-talent-pipeline Wed, 03 Jan 2018 12:08:00 -0700 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/report-examines-strategies-for-strengthening-colorados-talent-pipeline The Colorado Workforce Development Council released its annual Colorado Talent Pipeline Report, which assesses issues related to the supply and demand of talent in Colorado and strategies for strengthening the state’s talent pipeline.The repo AEDA Bulletin - The Arvada Gardeners have been named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclists http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/arvada-gardeners-have-been-named-a-bronze-bicycle-friendly-business Wed, 20 Dec 2017 12:45:00 -0700 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/arvada-gardeners-have-been-named-a-bronze-bicycle-friendly-business Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized the Arvada Gardeners and the Arvada Community Garden with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly BusinessSM (BFBSM) award, joining over 1,000 visionary businesses across the country that have received the AEDA Bulletin - FirstNet will modernize public safety communications throughout the state http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/colorado-opts-in-to-first-responder-network Tue, 19 Dec 2017 11:02:00 -0700 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/colorado-opts-in-to-first-responder-network Gov. John Hickenlooper announced that Colorado will join FirstNet, the wireless broadband network to be developed specifically to improve communications among first responders and public safety. “We are opting to allow Firstet to make a AEDA Bulletin - Garfield County named Colorado’s healthiest community http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/garfield-county-named-colorados-healthiest-community Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:12:00 -0700 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/garfield-county-named-colorados-healthiest-community Garfield County, in northwestern Colorado, is the first community to receive the Governor's Healthy Community Award presented by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) and LiveWell Colorado. R AEDA Bulletin - Latest Plans for I-70/Kipling Interchange Available at November 30th Public Meeting http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/latest-plans-for-i-70-kipling-interchange-available-at-november-30th-public-meeting Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:10:00 -0700 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/latest-plans-for-i-70-kipling-interchange-available-at-november-30th-public-meeting The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is hosting an open house meeting to share information and gather public feedback regarding the latest design for the I-70/Kipling interchange reconstruction. The meeting will be held on Thursday, No AEDA Bulletin - Colorado Enterprise Fund Launches New Small Business Loan Program for Military Veterans: Veteran Access Loan Opportunity Resource (VALOR) http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/colorado-enterprise-fund-launches-new-small-business-loan Thu, 02 Nov 2017 11:00:00 -0600 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/colorado-enterprise-fund-launches-new-small-business-loan Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF) is proud to announce a new loan program created to support U.S. military veterans and Gold Star Families (surviving spouses and children of veterans) in Colorado. Officially launching on Veteran's Day, Nov. 1 AEDA Bulletin - Arvada to Join Newly Formed Colorado Smart Cities Alliance http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/arvada-to-join-newly-formed-colorado-smart-cities-alliance Thu, 02 Nov 2017 10:52:00 -0600 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/arvada-to-join-newly-formed-colorado-smart-cities-alliance The City of Arvada will announce its leadership role as a founding member in the newly formed Colorado Smart Cities Alliance, a statewide, multi-jurisdictional collaborative of public, private and academic members working together to accelerate sma