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Editor of Cherry Hills Village’s ‘The Village Crier’ resigns

Editor of Cherry Hills Village’s ‘The Village Crier’ resigns

By Jan Wondra Martha Welborn, long-time editor of The Village Crier, the official newsletter of Cherry Hills Village City government, resigned in a letter to City Manager John Patterson last week. Explaining her reasons, she said, “Although recent events have played a part in this decision, I have been editor for 15 years and it […]

County to close three buildings on Election Day

County to close three buildings on Election Day

Three Arapahoe County campuses and all motor-vehicle and recording services will be closed on Nov. 4 Election Day to free up parking at Voter Service and Polling Center locations and enable Clerk and Recorder employees to assist with the election. The Board of Commissioners approved closing the County Administration building, CentrePoint Plaza and Lima Plaza […]

Assessor appointed to statewide advisory committee

Assessor appointed to statewide advisory committee

Arapahoe County Assessor Corbin Sakdol has been appointed by Gov. John Hickenlooper to serve on the Statutory Advisory Committee to the Property Tax Administrator. Sakdol, who has been Arapahoe County Assessor’s since 2007, is one of five members appointed by the governor to serve a four-year term on the committee, which makes recommendations to the […]

Centennial partners in broadband initiative

Centennial partners in broadband initiative

City voters OK’d ballot issue last year  By Peter Jones This week, Centennial officially joined Next Century Cities, a new initiative of 31 U.S. cities that emphasize what they say is the importance of leveraging gigabit-level Internet as a way to attract new businesses, create jobs – and even improve healthcare and education, organizers say. […]

Public outreach underway on Centennial land code

Public outreach underway on Centennial land code

The City of Centennial is implementing the third and final phase of the new Land Development Code known as the Commercial Zoning Update. This project involves an update to the city’s official zoning map for all commercial properties in the city to the newly adopted code. The public invited to attend one of four separate […]

Arapahoe clerk utilizing new queuing technology

Arapahoe clerk utilizing new queuing technology

Kiosks may reduce wait times  By Tom Barry The Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has implemented a new kiosk system at three area branches. The new state-of-the-art kiosks manufactured by Lavi Industries were designed to reduce the time customers wait in line for a plethora of services that the county provides. The county has […]

County seeks temporary election workers

County seeks temporary election workers

The Arapahoe County Elections Division invites citizens to apply for paid positions as temporary election workers to assist with the upcoming general election. This is an opportunity to get involved in your local government and play a role in the democratic process. Election workers would assist citizens at a Voter Service and Polling Center or […]

Cherry Hills Village City Council declines to host candidate debates

Cherry Hills Village City Council declines to host candidate debates

By Jan Wondra The Oct. 7 City Council meeting included one item of business that wasn’t ordinary regarding why the city isn’t hosting a candidate forum, and whether the city should play host to a debate event for all candidates running for City Council and mayor. The subject generated public comment prior to the council’s […]

New flood risk maps released by FEMA

New flood risk maps released by FEMA

SEMSWA schedules public meetings this month Submitted by SEMSWA September marked the one-year anniversary of the Colorado flood disaster. Estimates indicate more than 25,000 homes were damaged and another 1,800 were destroyed. Much of the damage was experienced outside the identified high-risk flood zone by property owners who may have been less aware of their […]

Assessor’s Office passes state audit

Assessor’s Office passes state audit

Submitted by Arapahoe County The 2014 Property Assessment Study, conducted by Wildrose Appraisal, found the Arapahoe County Assessor’s Office is meeting or exceeding all standards set by the State Board of Equalization. The study determines whether the assessor of each county has complied with the property-tax provisions of the Colorado Constitution and state statutes in […]

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