Adams County Secures Second Round of Funding from American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

Adams County is proud to announce the distribution of its second round of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, a total of $48,550,500. The Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) has identified several partnerships and initiatives to distribute the funds and address housing and homelessness prevention, mental health, domestic violence and public health initiatives. 

Pride 2023

Bebe Rexha to Headline Concert at Adams County Pride

Bebe RexhaAdams County is excited to announce songwriter, performer, and LGBTQ+ supporter, Bebe Rexha, as the headlining act for this year’s Adams County Pride event. The much-anticipated event returns to Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Rd., Brighton, on Saturday, June 10. VIP and general admission concert tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb.

IAFE Pride Award

Adams County Receives First Place IAFE Award for Pride Event

Adams County Parks, Open Space & Cultural Arts is proud to announce it received the prestigious "Non-Fair Facility Usage Award 2022" for its first-ever Pride event. The award, presented by the International Association of Fairs and Expos (IAFE), recognizes successful events outside of the annual county fair.

U.S. Flag - Half-Staff

Governor Polis Orders Flags Lowered to Honor Victims of Tragic Shooting in Monterey Park, California

DENVER - Today, Governor Jared Polis ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings and properties immediately until sunset on January 26, 2023, in honor and remembrance of the victims of the horrific tragedy in Monterey Park, California as directed by President Biden. Flags will be flown at half-staff starting immediately until sunset, January 26, 2023.  

Nikki Kimbleton

Adams County Welcomes Nikki Kimbleton as New Communications Director

Adams County is excited to announce the hiring of Nikki Kimbleton as the new Communications director. With more than 20 years of experience in journalism, public relations, and crisis management, Kimbleton brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to the role.

Commissioner Steve O’Dorisio Elected Board Chair for 2023

Commissioner Lynn Baca Selected as Vice-Chair 

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, the Adams County Board of Commissioners unanimously elected Commissioner Steve O’Dorisio as board chair for 2023. O’Dorisio was first elected to represent District 4 as commissioner in 2014 and won re-election in 2018 and 2022.

Elected Officials and Judges Sworn in at Inauguration

Adams County marked the commencement of new terms for seven elected officials and six judges in an Inauguration Ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Riverdale Regional Park. Residents, employees, and family and friends filled the Waymire Dome to watch the proceedings.