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Piney Creek improvements near completion

Piney Creek improvements near completion

By Peter Jones The $1.7 million Piney Creek at Parker Road project is in the final stages and slated for completion this spring, according to Southeast Metro Stormwater Authority. The multipart project has included renovations to the Cherrybrook subdivision ponds, east of Parker Road and south of Orchard Road. One of those ponds had an […]

DA’s Citizens Academy scheduled

DA’s Citizens Academy scheduled

District Attorney George Brauchler has announced the 2014 District Attorney’s Citizens Academy. The free five-week academy for citizens of the 18th Judicial District will take place on consecutive Wednesday evenings, April 23-May 21, from 6 – 8:30 p.m., at 6450 S. Revere Parkway in Centennial.   The Academy will provide a comprehensive look at the district […]

Centennial Youth Commission brings back awards program

Centennial Youth Commission brings back awards program

The Centennial Youth Commission is bringing back its Youth Achievement Awards honoring city youth who have significantly affected the Centennial community through volunteer work or other special deeds. Three high school students will be recognized for demonstrating exceptional leadership with a $500 scholarship contributed by SAFEBuilt Colorado and the Youth Commission. Award contributions must be […]

Cherry Hills Village city clerk receives prestigious certification

Cherry Hills Village city clerk receives prestigious certification

By Jan Wondra Cherry Hills Village City Clerk Laura Smith has received the Certified Municipal Clerk designation from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. The certification is designed to enhance the job performance of clerks in small and large municipalities. “Cherry Hills Village is pleased that City Clerk Laura Smith has achieved the enviable status […]

Centennial street sweeping underway

Centennial street sweeping underway

The 2014 street-sweeping program is underway on arterial streets in Centennial. The program includes the sweeping of the curb lines of all public streets within the city. Crews will complete a spring, summer and fall sweep with each pass taking approximately six weeks. The spring double-sweep is more extensive due to the accumulation of debris […]

Governor appoints Brinkman to Emergency Planning Committee

Governor appoints Brinkman to Emergency Planning Committee

  Gov. John Hickenlooper has appointed Littleton City Councilmember Debbie Brinkman to the Local Emergency Planning Committee, as one of two local government representatives on the 12-member board. Federal law requires each state to appoint such a commission. Goals include facilitating improvements in preparedness by developing mechanisms among Colorado’s emergency management, homeland security, public safety […]

Englewood announces process to recruit city manager

Englewood announces process to recruit city manager

The Englewood City Council has issued a request for  proposals to secure a search firm to assist with recruitment and hiring of a new city manager to replace Gary Sears, who announced his retirement effective Sept. 1. The process will take approximately six weeks. City Council will review the proposals and is tentatively scheduled to […]

Arapahoe County transportation manager named leadership fellow

Arapahoe County transportation manager named leadership fellow

Arapahoe County Transportation Division Manager Bryan Weimer has been designated a Public Works Leadership Fellow by the American Public Works Association. Weimer will mentor public works professionals enrolled in the APWA Donald C. Stone Center for Leadership Excellence. He is among more than 260 public works professionals from across North America that have been inducted […]

Adams named ‘Firefighter of the Year’

Adams named ‘Firefighter of the Year’

A firefighter who has responded to some of the nation’s biggest tragedies was named “Firefighter of the Year” for 2013 at the South Metro Fire Rescue Authority’s Employee Recognition event on March 8. Capt. Jon Adams began his career at Castlewood in 1997. He works in the Training Bureau, where he teaches new and existing firefighters. He […]

Littleton website inspires community engagement

Littleton website inspires community engagement

Submitted by City of Littleton One year after launching a new city website (www.littletongov.org), developed in partnership with the online government experts at Vision Internet, Littleton has reported a surge in online community engagement, mobile access and international visitors. The website littletongov.org has been visited by people from 166 different countries and accessed more than […]

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