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The tool should take less than 10 minutes to complete, though there are links to learn more about some of the subject areas and you can refine your answers as much as you’d like before submitting your response.
In addition to the budget tool, Jeffco Public School Board members are hosting community forums:
- 9:30-11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, Arvada West High School, 11595 Allendale Dr.
- 7:30-9 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10, Evergreen Firehouse Auditorium, 1802 Bergen Pkwy.
- 3:30-5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10, Deer Creek Middle School, 9201 W. Columbine Dr.
- 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10, Pomona High School, 8101 W. Pomona Dr.
The forums feature information on the Jeffco 2020 strategic plan and an overview of the 2016/17 budget. Attendees are given the opportunity to discuss the two topics in groups and then give feedback to board members. If you are unable to attend the forums, the presentation materials are also available on the Jeffco Public Schools website.
For more information on the school budget go to the Jeffco Public Schools website or call 303-982-6739.
Love Golden? Why not apply to serve on one of the City's boards, commissions or committees and help guide its growth and future?
There are vacancies currently available on multiple boards. Whether your interest is ensuring Golden's sustainable future on the Community Sustainability Advisory Board, preserving Golden's colorful past on the Historic Preservation Board, or even developing Golden's economy now on the DDA or GURA, Golden needs people of many interests and passions. Review all of the boards and commissions with current vacancies, learn more about those boards and commissions, and see what fits your particular skills and interests, then apply online. You can apply for up to three different boards with one application.
To learn more about the process and see the boards and commissions with vacancies, please visit our How to Apply for Boards and Commissions page.
C.8 Destruction of Wildlife Habitat: It shall be unlawful for any person, or any pet under their custody, control, or ownership, to alter, damage, destroy, remove or in any other way vandalize wildlife habitat features on Open Space lands, including but not limited to, animal dens, burrows, dwellings, or nests. Fine: $150
C.20 Closed Areas: It shall be unlawful to enter, use or occupy Open Space lands, or any portion thereof, during the time such Open Space lands, or any portions thereof, are closed to entry, use, or occupancy. Fine: $50
Golden, Colorado is rich with culture, outdoor activities, scenic beauty, thriving businesses, and friendly people, but the City’s origins are largely thanks to another valuable resource – gold. A small amount of gold discovered in Clear Creek attracted the area’s earliest settlers in the mid-19th century and Golden City quickly become an important supply stop for gold miners seeking their fortunes in the adjacent mountains. Farmers soon discovered the rich soil in the valley that is now home to the Coors complex, and Golden City further swelled as coal mining and clay extraction industries settled in the area, utilizing the region’s ample natural resources. Golden City became the capital of the federally recognized Colorado Territory in 1862, and the territorial legislature met from 1862 to 1867 in the building that is now home to the Old Capitol Grill restaurant. By the end of the 1860s, Golden City had been elected the seat of Jefferson County and the capital of the provisional Jefferson Territory. Locals were outraged when neighboring Denver snagged the honor of becoming capital of the newly formed state in 1876, but the loss of name distinction did nothing to dampen Golden’s vital growth – business was booming. Today, with the official name of City of Golden, the town continues to thrive. It offers residents and visitors an abundance of recreational, cultural and culinary opportunities. Come live, work and play with us in our modern town with an old west flair!