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.
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.
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.
On Tuesday, April 26, the Adams County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution awarding $35 million in grants to local organizations, nonprofits, school and fire districts, and businesses. The funding for the grants was provided by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
Adams County announces the debut of its new online Business Registration program that allows businesses to sign up to receive updates on county resources and other relevant news. The registration is voluntary and open to all businesses located within Adams County to use immediately.
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
- Trash burns
Allowed items under a Level 2 Fire Ban:
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.
DENVER - Today, Governor Jared Polis ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff beginning immediately and to return to full staff at sunset on Sunday, March 27, 2022 to honor the life and legacy of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, as proclaimed by President Biden.