DENVER - Today, Gov. Polis ordered flags lowered to half staff on all public buildings statewide from sunrise to sunset on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, to honor the passing of Assistant Chief Troy Jackson.
Adams County will offer free recycling for live Christmas trees after the holiday season. Residents may drop off their Christmas trees from Thursday, Dec. 26, through Sunday, Jan. 12, at Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Rd., Brighton, from sunrise to sunset. Signs will direct residents to the self drop-off site.
Ornaments, tinsel, garlands, flock, nails, and stands must be removed before trees are dropped off. There is a limit of two trees per family. Please note: tree limbs, yard waste, or trees from commercial operations will not be accepted at the Regional Park.
The Board of County Commissioners passed Resolution 2019-646 Establishing Office Closures for 2020. The county will observe 12 scheduled closures, and employees will have an additional Floating Holiday, in 2020. All government offices will be closed on the 12 noted closure dates.
Gov. Polis Will Lower Flags on Friday to Honor Sgt. Joshua Voth, Rep. Kimmi Lewis, and Firefighter Ken Jones
DENVER - Gov. Polis ordered flags lowered to half staff on all public buildings statewide from sunrise to sunset on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, to honor the passing of Sgt. Joshua Voth, Rep. Kimmi Lewis, and Summit Fire & EMS firefighter Ken Jones.
The Adams County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the 2020 Adams County budget at public hearing on Tuesday, Dec. 10.
Top priorities in the 2020 budget, set at $574,283,381, a 10.9% increase from 2019, include education and economic prosperity, a high-performing and fiscally sustainable government, quality of life, safe and reliable infrastructure, and community enrichment.
DENVER - Today, Gov. Polis ordered the Colorado and American flags be lowered to half staff on all public buildings statewide from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in recognition of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, and as proclaimed by President Trump.
On Thursday, December 5, Suncor’s Commerce City refinery will conduct testing on one of its flare units in Plant 1. The work will begin at 8 a.m. and completed by approximately 6 p.m. As a result of this activity, increased flaring with potentially larger flames and smoke could occur from the flare stack. Additional updates will be provided if the refinery experiences increased flaring for an extended period of time.
Adams County Community Partner Foster Source introduced the Charles “Chaz” Tedesco Champion Award and awarded it to namesake Commissioner Chaz Tedesco at the organization’s fall fundraiser in November 2019.
Adams County leads the nation in job growth, according to a recent report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Bureau gathered employment statistics from 355 of the largest U.S. counties from June 2018 to June 2019.