The 2017 Operation FreeBird will be held Saturday, Nov. 18, at Water World, 8801 Pecos St., Federal Heights. The Adams County Sheriff's Foundation, with the help of the Adams County Business Community, will provide everything needed for a Thanksgiving meal for those in need during the holiday season. Multiple service agencies will also be available for dental screenings, flu shots, housing, food assistance, and more!
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.
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.
October 17, 2017
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
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.
Bryan Ostler has been appointed deputy county manager of Community Services, overseeing external departments, including the Adams County Animal Shelter, Community and Economic Development, Front Range Airport, Human Services, Parks and Open Space, and Public Works.
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.
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.
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].
Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff immediately to honor the victims of the attack in Las Vegas and as proclaimed by President Donald Trump. Flags should be lowered until Friday, Oct. 6 at sunset.