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Greenwood Village honors student artists

Greenwood Village honors student artists

By Jan Wondra  Two talented art students received scholarships from the Greenwood Village Arts and Humanities Commission at the Aug. 4 City Council meeting. Both are graduating seniors: Kristina Hagman of Heritage High School and Grace Kim of Cherry Creek High School. Hagman took second place, receiving a $1,000 scholarship and Kim was awarded the […]

County’s Human Services recognized

County’s Human Services recognized

Submitted by CDHS The Colorado Department of Human Services has recognized the Arapahoe County Department of Human Services for “C-Stat Distinguished Performance.” The county’s Human Services staff worked with childcare providers to substantially increase use of an automated system of reimbursement payment. The result for Arapahoe County is that child care reimbursements are processed timely […]

‘Putting garbage in the state Constitution’

‘Putting garbage in the state Constitution’

Arapahoe County gambling proposal under fire By Bob Sweeney The Arapahoe County Citizen Budget Committee held its monthly session at the County Courthouse in Littleton, Aug. 13, commencing at 6:30 p.m. The group is appointed from all areas of the county by the commissioners to address citizen concerns about countywide expenditures and protecting citizens pocketbooks. […]

Goldie doubles up on awards from his peers

Goldie doubles up on awards from his peers

By Jan Wondra Ask Cherry Hill’s Village’s Jay Goldie if good things come in twos and he would probably agree  — yes, indeed, they do.  This summer has seen Goldie, assistant city manger, receive two top awards from the highest levels of professional city management. The first achievement, the Credentialed Manager designation, was awarded by […]

Learn about VA benefits for wartime vets over 65

Learn about VA benefits for wartime vets over 65

The truth about VA benefits for wartime veterans (over 65) and surviving spouses,” 6-7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 20 at The Inn at Greenwood Village (5565 S Yosemite Street, Greenwood Village. Speaker is Bill Hohs, the president of Carespire, LLC., and an independent contractor educating local and national families about veterans. Attendees will learn: • Basic […]

Arapahoe County conducts citizen satisfaction survey

Arapahoe County conducts citizen satisfaction survey

This month, 3,000 randomly selected households in Arapahoe County are being asked for their perceptions of their community and county government in the mailed Arapahoe County’s Citizen Survey. The survey, conducted by the National Research Center in Boulder, will serve as a benchmark for Align Arapahoe, the county’s “path to continuous improvement and accountability through […]

Kelley to head DORA communications

Kelley to head DORA communications

Barbara Kelley, executive director of the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), announces the appointment of Rebecca Laurie as communications director and public information officer.  Laurie grew up in Littleton.   Laurie is a communications strategist who bridges great storytelling with branding, digital communications, events and community outreach. “Rebecca brings extensive knowledge, experience and dynamism to our […]

Holen appointed to national military-veterans committee

Holen appointed to national military-veterans committee

County commissioner is veteran of Air Force, Army and Air National Guard By Peter Jones Arapahoe County Commissioner and three-branch military veteran Bill Holen has been appointed to the National Association of Counties Veterans and Military Services committee, which will pursue “best practices and services” for U.S. veterans and active-duty military members. “It is an […]

Finalists announced for Englewood City Manager

Finalists announced for Englewood City Manager

Englewood City Council has announced six finalists for the position of city manager: • Mary Lou Brown, city administrator of Grand Island, Neb. She holds an MBA in finance from Creighton University. • Timothy Hacker, interim Parks and Recreation director for Las Vegas, Nev. and former city manager of North Las Vegas. Hacker holds an […]

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 […]

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