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More Than $1 Million in Scholarships Awarded to County Students

Fifty-eight Adams County high school students were awarded scholarships totaling more than $1 million on Tuesday, May 17, through the Adams County Scholarship Fund. Adams County Commissioners introduced the Scholarship Fund in 2016, making this the seventh group of recipients, in partnership with the Colorado Department of Higher Education's Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative.

Babe Walls at Adams County Pride

The inaugural Adams County Pride will feature Babe Walls, a celebration of womxn and non-binary folks in art. Pride will host 12 Babe Walls artists to create six live mural installations. Each mural will be a collaboration between two artists, plus one large community mural for “future babes.”  

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.

Advancing Adams

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.