Calendar

Feb
18
Tue
2020
Golden United Housing Task Force Meeting @ Presbyterian Church of Golden
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Golden United Housing Task Force will meet on Tuesday, February 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Golden, 17707 W 16th Ave.

The topic will be planning for 2020. Please bring your ideas and implementation plans for activities and thoughts about ways you’d like to participate. Light refreshments will be served.

The Golden United Housing Task Force meets the third Tuesday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m.

Feb
20
Thu
2020
Golden High School Chili Cook-Off & Silent Auction @ Golden High School
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Help support the Golden High School and enjoy some tasty chili or mac and cheese on Thursday, February 20, 6 – 8:30 p.m. at the Golden High School, 701 24th St. with the PTA’s largest fundraiser of the year – the 8th Annual Golden High School Chili Cook-Off & Silent Auction.

Funds raised last year provided $7000 in grants to classrooms, student clubs, and organizations as well as five $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors.

To register a chili or purchase tickets, visit the GHS PTA website. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door.
RTD Public Meeting Regarding Proposed Service Cuts @ Council Chambers
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm

RTD will host a public meeting in Golden City Hall Council Chambers on February 20 at 6 p.m. to discuss proposed service changes, which would eliminate the 16L (“limited”) bus, which provides express service between Golden and Denver, and instead increase 16 local bus service hours and pick-up times to fill in the gaps.

RTD is proposing many such service cuts across their service area in an effort to reduce the number of operators necessary to provide RTD transit services. According to RTD, “Currently RTD must excessively mandate operators to work overtime, leading to poor work-life quality and a vicious cycle of recruiting and attrition.”

RTD had originally planned to end the 16L service when the W Line was made operational in 2013. The 16L was maintained longer than planned, however, because the W Line provides an imperfect substitute for the 16L bus due to the higher fare for the light rail, and because the light rail line terminates at Union Station, whereas the 16L takes passengers to the Civic Center end of downtown.

RTD is hosting public meetings all over the Denver metro area to allow RTD customers to learn more about and weigh in on the proposed service changes. The Golden public meeting will occur on February 20 at 6 p.m. in Golden City Hall Council Chambers, 911 10th St.

If you are unable to attend the meeting in person, you can also provide your input by emailing service.changes@rtd-denver.com or faxing comments to 303-299-2227 no later than March 5.

Feb
24
Mon
2020
Rescheduled: Downtown Development Authority Meeting @ Council Chambers
Feb 24 @ 6:30 pm

DDA LogoThe Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is a special district entity authorized and directed by state statute to benefit the economic and community vitality of the downtown area. The DDA will also be authorized to provide tax increment economic incentives to eligible redevelopment projects, much like GURA was able to do in the past.

The DDA meets at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.

Please visit the Agendas, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedules to download agendas and minutes and view webcasts. View the DDA page for more information on the Downtown Development Authority.

Feb
25
Tue
2020
Mobility & Transportation Advisory Board Meeting @ Council Chambers
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm

The Mobility & Transportation Advisory Board offers a venue to evaluate the relationship between mobility of all types and the economy, sustainability, safety, land use, neighborhood integrity, and emergency response times; and study the importance of transportation access to health care, employment, education, housing, business, and recreational facilities.

MTAB meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers at 911 10th Street unless otherwise noted.

Feb
26
Wed
2020
Sustainability Task Force Meeting @ Council Chambers
Feb 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Do you have great ideas about sustainability in Golden? Are you ready to dive in and turn the community’s sustainability ideas into action? If so, mark your calendars for an upcoming sustainability task force meeting.

The Community Sustainability Advisory Board (CSAB) is looking for interested residents, local experts, and community activists to help in the following tasks:

  • Identify data and resources needed to determine impacts.
  • Review drafts of the 2020 Sustainability Strategic Plan.
  • Help campaign for top priorities.

Each task force meeting will focus on one of the three sustainability goal areas : Water, Waste and Energy. Community members are invited to participate in one or more task forces of interest. To participate, simply show up to one of the task force meetings listed below. Refreshments will be provided.

Water Strategy Task Force
December 4, 2019
5:30 to 7 p.m.
City Hall Council Chambers – 911 10th St, Golden
Waste Strategy Task Force
January 22, 2020
5:30 to 7 p.m.
City Hall Council Chambers – 911 10th St, Golden
Energy Strategy Task Force
February 26, 2020
5:30 to 7 p.m.
City Hall Council Chambers – 911 10th St, Golden

For more information, email goldensustainability@cityofgolden.net.

Nature Non-Fiction Book Club @ American Mountaineering Center
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join fellow nature lovers to discuss books that explore our relationship with nature.

The selections for February are Animals Strike Curious Poses by Elena Passarello and Biophilia: The Human Bond with Other Species by Edward O. Wilson.

The Nature Non-Fiction Book Club will meet on Wednesday, February 26 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the library of the American Alpine Club in the basement of the American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th St.

For more information and book selections, please visit PackAnimalMagazine.com/bookclub.php.

Nature Writing Book Club @ American Mountaineering Center
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
nature writing bookclubJoin fellow nature lovers to discuss the “literature of the environment” from 6 – 7 p.m. in the library of the American Alpine Club in the basement of the American Mountaineering Center, 710 10th St. on the fourth Wednesday of every month.

For more information and book selections, please visit www.PackAnimalMagazine.com/bookclub.php

Community Sustainability Advisory Board Meeting @ Council Chambers @ City Hall
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

**Please note this meeting will begin at 7 pm, immediately following the Sustainability Task Force Meeting

The mission of the Community Sustainability Advisory Board (CSAB) is to assist the City of Golden in achieving the ten-year sustainability goals. In order to facilitate achievement of these goals, the Board will lead, encourage, enable, and empower the citizens, visitors, and people who work in Golden, to live in a sustainable manner.

The Community Sustainability Advisory Board will meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., unless rescheduled for holidays or a lack of quorum. Meetings are open to the public.

To view agendas of upcoming meetings or view minutes or stream audio of meetings, visit our Agenda, Minutes, Web Casts, Schedule page.

Learn more about Golden’s Sustainability Initiative, or visit the Community Sustainability Advisory Board page for more information about the board itself.

Feb
27
Thu
2020
Regular City Council Meeting @ Council Chambers
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm

The Golden City Council meets in Council Chambers in City Hall every second and fourth Thursday at 6:30 p.m., unless rescheduled due to holidays or other events happening in the City.

To download the agenda for the next meeting, or view archived agendas, minutes or web casts from past meetings, please visit the Agendas, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedules page.

Visit the Council Members & Commentaries pages to read about and find contact information for Mayor Laura Weinberg and all six council members.

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 Did You Know?
Golden was originally chosen as the territorial capital of Colorado in 1862.

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