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Littleton notes sewage billing error

Littleton notes sewage billing error

Submitted by City of Littleton Due to a billing system error, approximately 650 commercial sewer customers in Littleton received an incorrect utility bill in early July. The billing was based on the 2012 water consumption and should have been based on 2013 water consumption as per the city code. The corrected bills were to be […]

Centennial OKs $100,000 tax exemption

Centennial OKs $100,000 tax exemption

County tax statements will reflect change By Peter Jones Doing business has just gotten a little less expensive in Centennial. The City Council has approved a $100,000 exemption for Centennial’s share of the Business Personal Property Tax. All businesses in the city will automatically receive the exemption, which will appear on property-tax statements issued by […]

South Suburban’s matching gifts fund needs throughout district

South Suburban’s matching gifts fund needs throughout district

Submitted by SSPR South Suburban Park and Recreation District is proud to announce recipients of its 2014 Matching Gifts Program, which allows neighborhoods, homeowner associations, sports groups, businesses and other organizations to partner in the continuing development and improvement of parks, facilities and programs. Projects selected from applications submitted this year include the planting of […]

I-25 Southbound Direct Lane to begin assessment period

I-25 Southbound Direct Lane to begin assessment period

Submitted by CDOT The Colorado Department of Transportation is looking at a variety of options to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion along the I-25 Corridor during peak travel times. CDOT will be implementing a pilot program on southbound I-25 from County Line and past Ridgegate that will create a dedicated “Direct Lane” for thru […]

Mayor Tisdale made an honorary citizen of his namesake

Mayor Tisdale made an honorary citizen of his namesake

By Jan Wondra Don’t look now, but it appears that there is more to the Tisdale last name than wine, or basketball, or soap operas, or a certain Doug Tisdale, mayor of Cherry Hills Village. There is a town in Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Canada, that bears the name of Tisdale.  As of July 1, 2014, […]

Ten years of healthy lands, healthy communities, healthy people

Ten years of healthy lands, healthy communities, healthy people

County awards $12.5 million in open-space grants Thanks to the citizens of Arapahoe County, the Board of Commissioners celebrated 10 years of the Open Space program June 27 by distributing $12.5 million in sales-tax revenues in a ceremony at 17 Mile House Farm Park. Grants and awards were distributed to cities, towns and special districts. […]

County finalizes primary election

County finalizes primary election

Turnout 30 percent of active voters in major parties The Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder’s Office completed work on the 2014 primary election with the results being certified by the County Board of Canvassers on July 7. The election decided which candidates of major political parties would appear on the Nov. 4 ballot for local, state and […]

County says adult-protection cases expected to rise with new law

County says adult-protection cases expected to rise with new law

Submitted by Arapahoe County Starting July 1, mandatory reporters are now required to report any incidents of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of anyone older than the age of 70 to law enforcement within 24 hours of observing the abuse. Violators may face legal penalties. Mandatory reporters include: doctors, nurses, chiropractors, law enforcement officers, dentists, nursing […]

County agrees gay-marriage ruling not yet binding

County agrees gay-marriage ruling not yet binding

Clerk and attorney respond to Utah court decision By Peter Jones Arapahoe County will not be affected – at least for now – by last week’s federal appeals court ruling in Denver that found Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. “Arapahoe County agrees with the analysis of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office that, at this […]

18th Judicial District announces District Court vacancy

18th Judicial District announces District Court vacancy

  The 18th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet Aug. 18 at the Arapahoe County Justice Center to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of district judge for the Eighteenth Judicial District (Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties). The vacancy will be created by the retirement of the Hon. Vincent […]

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