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 Sun, 23 Sep 2018 10:41:49 -0600 Sun, 23 Sep 2018 10:41:49 -0600 60 Full Closure of 72nd Avenue at Indiana Street https://arvada.org/full-closire-of-72nd-avenue-at-indiana-street Sat, 22 Sep 2018 07:10:24 -0600 https://arvada.org/full-closire-of-72nd-avenue-at-indiana-street Arvada, CO – Starting at 11 a.m. on Sept. 24, W. 72nd Ave. for approximately 500 feet west of Indiana St. (Colorado Highway 72) will be closed for up to three months for a fu Arvada Wins Gold Leaf Award https://arvada.org/arvada-wins-gold-leaf-award Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:48:06 -0600 https://arvada.org/arvada-wins-gold-leaf-award Arvada, CO – The City of Arvada Parks Division was honored with the Gold Leaf Award for Arbor Day Activities from the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISARMC Arvada Days Festival Returns September 22 2018 https://arvada.org/arvada-days-festival-returns-september-22-2018 Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:38:33 -0600 https://arvada.org/arvada-days-festival-returns-september-22-2018 Arvada, CO – Bring the whole family and take a walk back in time to celebrate Arvada’s pioneering heritage during  Arvada Days, produced by the Arvada Festivals Commission.  Wind Wreaks Havoc on Arvada Trees https://arvada.org/wind-wreaks-havoc-on-arvada-trees Sat, 08 Sep 2018 07:31:40 -0600 https://arvada.org/wind-wreaks-havoc-on-arvada-trees wind took a toll on Arvada trees during the week of blalblalbalbla Community Engagement with Speak Up Arvada https://arvada.org/community-engagement-with-speak-up-arvada Sat, 08 Sep 2018 07:31:03 -0600 https://arvada.org/community-engagement-with-speak-up-arvada Speak Up Arvada is an engagement platform designed to allow community input on a range of topics/projects that will help shape the future of Arvada. August 1, 2018, The Launch of Speak Up Arvada https://arvada.org/august-1-2018-the-launch-of-speak-up-arvada Sat, 08 Sep 2018 07:29:56 -0600 https://arvada.org/august-1-2018-the-launch-of-speak-up-arvada (Arvada, CO) –  Local governments are changing the way they manage, with a growing emphasis on including citizen input in their decision-making processes. The Arvada City Council is ex July 27 2018 Two Big Projects No New Taxes https://arvada.org/july-27-2018-two-big-projects-now-new-taxes Sat, 08 Sep 2018 07:29:17 -0600 https://arvada.org/july-27-2018-two-big-projects-now-new-taxes (Arvada, CO) – At their August 20 meeting, the Arvada City Council will be voting as to whether to place an issue on the November 2018 ballot to authorize the issuance of debt without Council Places Bonding Issue on November Ballot https://arvada.org/council-places-bonding-issue-on-november-ballot Fri, 07 Sep 2018 16:10:12 -0600 https://arvada.org/council-places-bonding-issue-on-november-ballot (Arvada, CO) –  At their August 27 meeting, the Arvada City Council voted unanimously (7 – 0) to place the following issue on the November 2018 ballot: WITHOUT IMPOSING ANY NEW 2016 Blizzard Highlights: Arvada Facts and Photos https://arvada.org/2016-arvada-blizzard-highlights-resident-pictures Wed, 05 Sep 2018 16:01:39 -0600 https://arvada.org/2016-arvada-blizzard-highlights-resident-pictures Facts and Figures Photo Fun Club Crest Pedestrian Bridges Update https://arvada.org/club-crest-pedestrian-bridges-update Fri, 31 Aug 2018 13:10:23 -0600 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 New Public Works Director Named https://arvada.org/new-public-works-director-named Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:20:30 -0600 https://arvada.org/new-public-works-director-named Arvada, CO ……Burton “Burt” Knight has been named Arvada’s new Director of Public Works.  Knight replaces Bob Manwaring, who retired on August 10.  Knigh City Adopts Cultural Master Plan https://arvada.org/city-adopts-cultural-master-plan Sat, 11 Aug 2018 06:56:07 -0600 https://arvada.org/city-adopts-cultural-master-plan The Arvada Cultural Master Plan sets a vision and charts a course Arts and Culture in Arvada Link Strate Named Chief of Police https://arvada.org/finalists-for-police-chief-announced Sat, 28 Jul 2018 11:58:14 -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. 2018 Water Main Replacement https://arvada.org/2018-water-main-replacement Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:48:19 -0600 https://arvada.org/2018-water-main-replacement A water main replacement project for specific areas in the city will begin in May and is expected to be completed by January 2019. This project involves open cut installation of approximately 29,100 L Communicating with the City https://arvada.org/communicating-with-the-city Tue, 08 May 2018 11:21:09 -0600 https://arvada.org/communicating-with-the-city 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 of Arvada Named Top Work Place 2018 https://arvada.org/city-of-arvada-named-top-work-place-2018 Sun, 06 May 2018 05:56:27 -0600 https://arvada.org/city-of-arvada-named-top-work-place-2018 The City of Arvada has been selected as a Denver Post Top Work Place for 2018 Mosquito Management https://arvada.org/mosquito-management-and-west-nile-virus Wed, 02 May 2018 09:20:43 -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 News and Press Releases https://arvada.org/press-releases Fri, 27 Apr 2018 08:14:49 -0600 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 News and Events https://arvada.org/news-events Fri, 13 Apr 2018 08:05:51 -0600 https://arvada.org/news-events Explore our most recent news articles and events calendar Calendar https://arvada.org/calendar Tue, 06 Mar 2018 14:00:22 -0700 https://arvada.org/calendar The City of Arvada provides an Events Calendar for both Community Events and Government Meetings. 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 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 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 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 AEDA News - Daniel Ryley is the New Executive Director of the Arvada Economic Development Association http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/daniel-ryley-is-the-new-executive-director-of-the-arvada-economic-development-association Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:49:00 -0600 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/daniel-ryley-is-the-new-executive-director-of-the-arvada-economic-development-association The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) is pleased to announce that Daniel Ryley has been appointed as the new Executive Director. “On behalf of the AEDA Board, we are excited for him to take on this new opportunity and are confide AEDA News - Arvada Economic Development Appreciates Arvada Businesses http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/arvada-economic-development-appreciates-arvada-businesses Thu, 26 Jul 2018 09:19:00 -0600 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/press-room/arvada-economic-development-appreciates-arvada-businesses Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) appreciated Arvada businesses by hosting them for an evening reception and concert at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities. The event happened on Saturday, 21, 2018 and 250 businesses were the 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 Bulletin - MyBizColorado website provides easier, mobile-friendly tool to launch new Colorado businesses http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/mybizcolorado-website-provides-easier-mobile-friendly-tool-to-launch-new-colorado-businesses Thu, 07 Jun 2018 11:21:00 -0600 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/mybizcolorado-website-provides-easier-mobile-friendly-tool-to-launch-new-colorado-businesses Coloradans starting a new business now have a simplified, more efficient way to register a business and obtain state licenses and registrations. MyBizColorado provides a single path to interact with multiple state agencies, cutting red tape and exp AEDA Bulletin - King Soopers Opens 153rd Store in Arvada Where It All Started There is No Place Like Home http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/king-soopers-opens-153rd-store-in-arvada-where-it-all-started-there-is-no-p Tue, 08 May 2018 13:51:00 -0600 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/king-soopers-opens-153rd-store-in-arvada-where-it-all-started-there-is-no-p King Soopers and the City of Arvada invite the public to join us in celebrating the official Grand Opening of the King Soopers Marketplace at Candelas on Wednesday, May 9th at 9:00 am. (Soft opening at 6am). “We can’t think of a b AEDA Bulletin - Harkins to open Colorado’s most luxurious movie theatre just in time for Avengers: Infinity War http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/harkins-theatres-announces-grand-opening-of-harkins-arvada-14 Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:34:00 -0600 http://www.arvadaeconomicdevelopment.org/about/bulletins/harkins-theatres-announces-grand-opening-of-harkins-arvada-14  Families in and around Arvada, CO, will soon be treated to the Ultimate Moviegoing® experience at the grand opening of the new Harkins Arvada 14. Harkins Theatres will host the Grand Opening celebration of Harkins Arvada 14 on Thursd 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