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Leaf & Pumpkin Drop-off

Dump your leftover pumpkins and bagged leaves at the City of Westminster’s drop-off events on Saturdays this fall. Westminster residents can drop off their pumpkins and bagged leaves on Saturday, Nov. 4 and 18, 8 a.m.–noon, at 10001 Alkire St. All Adams County residents can drop off their pumpkins and bagged leaves on  Saturday, Nov. 11, 8 a.m.–noon, at 3851 Elk Drive. Email your questions or call 303.658.2201 for more information.

 

FREE Legal Clinic at the Adams County Justice Center

The 17th Judicial District (Adams and Broomfield Counties) and 17th Judicial District Access to Justice Committee are offering a free legal clinic, with attorneys available to answer questions on various areas of law, at the Adams County Justice Center on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

Be a Part of Your County Government

Adams County is currently seeking applicants to serve on a variety of boards, including:

  • Adams County Liquor and Marijuana Licensing Authority
  • Citizen Review Panel
  • Family Preservation Commission
  • Front Range Airport Advisory Board
  • Local Emergency Planning Committee
  • Metropolitan Football Stadium District
  • Stormwater Advisory Board
  • Weed Advisory Board
  • Workforce Development Board

  Apply here.

Spring 2018 Colorado Master Gardener Program

The Colorado Master Gardener program in Adams County is taking applications for Spring 2018 full-day classes. Classes will be held on Fridays from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. running from Jan. 26–April 12. Master Gardeners are part of the Colorado State University Extension outreach program; a statewide network including Master Gardeners and CSU faculty and staff who provide lifelong educational programs for all Coloradans in their local communities using research-based information.

Pete Mirelez Human Services Center Grand Opening

Today, Oct. 5, marked the grand opening ceremony for the Pete Mirelez Human Services Center in Adams County. More than 1,500 guests and employees gathered for the ceremony as Adams County Commissioners Eva J. Henry, Charles “Chaz” Tedesco, Steve O’Dorisio, Erik Hansen, and Mary Hodge, as well as the City of Westminster Mayor Herb Atchison, cut the official ribbon and dedicated the building to honor the late Pete Mirelez. The new 315,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility, located at 11860 Pecos St., brings together nearly 800 employees who serve more than 500 residents daily.

Adams County 2017 Snow Inspection Event

With winter around the corner, Adams County residents will soon be impacted by snow on county rounds. To ensure the safety of residents, Adams County Public Works will host its annual Snow Inspection Event on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 11 a.m.–2 p.m., at the fleet facility, 4955 E. 74th Ave., Commerce City. 

Adams County Public Works maintains the entire roadway network throughout the county and prides itself on reliable and quality work to ensure the safety and readiness of personnel and equipment for the upcoming 2017–2018 snow season. 

Suncor to Conduct Live Fire Training

NOTICE: Suncor Emergency Response Team will be conducting live fire training on Thursday, Oct. 5, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. The live fire training will be conducted at the Plant 1 Fire Training grounds. During the training, there will likely be large flames and thick smoke produced. In the event of an actual emergency, all ERT training will cease and proper alarms will be sounded. For more information, contact Clinton Lawton, Fire Chief, at  [email protected].