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Gov. Polis Orders Flags Lowered to Honor Passing of Central Conejos County Firefighter & Fire Board Member Harold Joe Cordova

Governor Jared Polis today ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings from sunrise until sunset on Friday, May 6, 2022, in honor of longtime Conejos County Fire Board member and the longest-serving firefighter with the Central Conejos County Fire Protection District, Harold Joe Cordova. Harold Joe Cordova was 83 years old and is survived by his wife, children, and grandchildren. 

Spring and Summer Clean-Up Resources for Adams County Residents

Free Tree Debris Drop-Off
Monday, May 9, through Sunday, May 15, 6:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Rd., Brighton

Debris will be chipped on site and offered to residents as landscape mulch. Signs will direct residents to the drop-off site. This service is available to residents and may not be used by commercial landscapers or businesses.

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County Requests Public Input on Advancing Adams Draft Plans

Adams County is requesting public input on a draft of the Comprehensive Plan; Transportation Master Plan; and Parks, Open Space, and Trails Plan at a series of public open houses and virtual meetings in May. These plans, collectively known as Advancing Adams, will guide Adams County toward its vision of becoming the most innovative and inclusive county in America for all families and businesses for the next 10-20 years and beyond.

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Adams County Sheriff Implements Level 2 Fire Ban

Update: As of May 3, 2022, all burning restrictions are lifted.

Effective at noon April 21, 2022, Adams County Sheriff Richard Reigenborn enacted a Level 2 Fire Ban for Adams County. This temporary Level 2 Fire Ban supersedes all previous fire restrictions and bans.

Prohibited items under Level 2 Fire Ban:

  • Tiki torches
  • Fire pits
  • Sky lanterns
  • Chimineas
  • Fireworks
  • Trash burns

Allowed items under a Level 2 Fire Ban:

Adams County Pride at Riverdale Regional Park

Adams County Pride is coming to Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Rd., Brighton, on Saturday, June 18. Free family entertainment starts at 11 a.m. with water activities, drag queens, community resources, and more. Tickets for the Todrick Hall concert, with special guest Vincint, will be available for purchase at 9 a.m. on Friday, April 8, at riverdaleregionalpark.org.