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.
Bebe Rexha to Headline Concert at Adams County Pride
Adams 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.
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.
Vote for the 2022 Adams County Employee of ALL Seasons
As a resident of Adams County, you are invited to participate in the voting process for the Adams County Employee of ALL Seasons award. The Employee of the Season recognition program recognizes the efforts of Adams County employees in all departments/offices. In 2022, there were 21 employees who were Employee of the Season winners in the eight recognition categories.
Adams County Launches First Health Department
Commemorates Occasion with Grand Opening Ceremony
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.
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.