Adams County will offer free recycling for live Christmas trees after the holiday season. Residents may drop off their Christmas trees now through Saturday, Jan. 16, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Rd., Brighton. 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.
Adams County’s restaurants are part of the cultural fabric of our neighborhoods, provide jobs, and contribute to the tax base. The economic crisis caused by COVID-19 has been particularly devastating to many restaurants, and they have increased their use of third-party delivery services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Board of County Commissioners unanimously adopted the 2021 Adams County budget at public hearing on Tuesday, Dec. 15. The 2021 budget is set at $574,484,273, a slight increase from 2020.
Please join us to help spread some joy and holiday cheer, along with recognizing our frontline workers, one night in December. We’re asking municipalities, business owners, partners, and residents to turn on their holiday lights the evening of Dec. 18, by 6 p.m. We’re encouraging community members to participate so that families can drive around and look at the lights. This is a treasured tradition for so many families and something residents can still do this year. Let’s all help make this one night really special across the county and the metro area.
The Board of County Commissioners passed Resolution 2020-662 Establishing Office Closures for 2021. The county will observe 11 holiday closures and employees will have an additional Floating Holiday.
NOTICE: Suncor will conduct Fire Extinguisher Training on Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Suncor Fire Training Center from 12:30 - 3 p.m. The training will be performed at the Plant 1 Fire Training Grounds.
As part of its COVID-19 emergency response and recovery strategy, Adams County has developed a new Restaurant Stability Program to support local businesses impacted by indoor dining capacity restrictions. Federal funding for this program comes from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress.
Adams County Public Health Orders extended an additional 30 days as the county struggles to reduce the number of COVID-19 case
COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations remain very high in Adams County after just over two weeks in Level Red.
Gov. Polis ordered the Colorado and American flags be lowered to half staff on all public buildings statewide from sunrise to sunset on Monday, December 7, 2020, in recognition of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, and as proclaimed by President Trump.
See the full presidential proclamation below:
NATIONAL PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY, 2020
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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
NOTICE: Suncor will conduct Fire Extinguisher Training on Thursday, Dec. 3, at the Suncor Fire Training Center from 12:30 - 3 p.m. The training will be performed at the Plant 1 Fire Training Grounds. During the training sessions there will likely be flames and smoke produced. In the event of an actual emergency, all training will cease and proper alarms will be sounded. If you have questions or concerns, please contact [email protected].