Calendar

Jan
21
Tue
2020
Golden United Housing Task Force @ First Presbyterian Church
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Golden United Housing Task Force will meet on Tuesday, January 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 17707 W 16th Ave.
9to5 Colorado will give a presentation about manufactured housing homeowner resources and recent statewide legislation. Light refreshments will be served.
The Golden United Housing Task Force meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m.
Jan
22
Wed
2020
Sustainability Task Force Meeting @ Council Chambers
Jan 22 @ 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 Writing Book Club @ American Mountaineering Center
Jan 22 @ 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

Jan
29
Wed
2020
Heart of Golden 2020 Visioning Workshop @ Council Chambers
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm

On Wednesday, January 29 and Wednesday, February 12, the City of Golden will host visioning workshops in City Council Chambers to discuss the Heart of Golden 2020: The Future of the Clear Creek Corridor. Both of these workshops will begin with a project update and will have a feedback activity, which will allow direct community comment and suggestions.

There are three key questions for the community to address at this workshop.

1) What does your dream corridor look like?

2) What uses would you like to see and where?

3) What uses are most important to you?

Join us for this unique opportunity to help plan the future and create a legacy in the heart of Golden. Learn more about the project on GuidingGolden.com.

Mines presents: Future of Forever Chemicals in Colorado – Keynote & panel with Rob Bilott @ Colorado School of Mines Bunker Auditorium
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm

Rob Bilott, the environmental attorney who inspired the movie “Dark Waters” and author of the book “Exposure: Poisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer’s Twenty-Year Battle against DuPont,” will speak at the Colorado School of Mines, Bunker Auditorium on January 29 at 7 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. The event is free, but tickets are required and available online.

A panel discussion and Q&A will follow immediately after with Chris Higgins, professor of civil and environmental engineering; Tracie White, Mines alumna and state remediation program manager; and other state and national PFAS experts. A poster session featuring Mines researchers and industry partners will kick off the evening from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Mines will screen “Dark Waters,” the movie inspired by Bilott, the day before on January 28 at 7 p.m. in Bunker Auditorium. The screening is also free and open to the public.

Feb
12
Wed
2020
Heart of Golden 2020 Visioning Workshop @ Council Chambers
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm

On Wednesday, January 29 and Wednesday, February 12, the City of Golden will host visioning workshops in City Council Chambers to discuss the Heart of Golden 2020: The Future of the Clear Creek Corridor. Both of these workshops will begin with a project update and will have a feedback activity, which will allow direct community comment and suggestions.

There are three key questions for the community to address at this workshop.

1) What does your dream corridor look like?

2) What uses would you like to see and where?

3) What uses are most important to you?

Join us for this unique opportunity to help plan the future and create a legacy in the heart of Golden. Learn more about the project on GuidingGolden.com.

Feb
19
Wed
2020
Planning Commission Study Session @ Council Chambers
Feb 19 @ 6:30 pm

The Planning Commission, established in 1948, affords residents the opportunity to actively participate in the planning of the City and its welfare; to learn all facets of the regulations governing such functions; interact with a wide variety of citizens participating in the shaping of Golden’s future; and assume an active role in any regulation changes involving zoning and subdivision activity.

Planning Commission Study Sessions recur on the third Wednesday of each month. Study Sessions are open to the public, but are for information only, and no public hearings or votes will take place during the meeting. To participate in a Planning Commission public hearing, those meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers (unless otherwise noted).

To download the agenda for the next meeting, or view archived agendas, minutes or listen to audio from past meetings, please visit the Agendas, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedules page. Visit the Planning Commission page to learn more about their responsibilities and duties.

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 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

Mar
11
Wed
2020
Heart of Golden 2020 Refining Workshop @ Council Chambers
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm

On Wednesday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m., the City of Golden will host refining workshops in City Council Chambers to discuss Heart of Golden 2020 and the Clear Creek Corridor.

This workshop will begin with a project update and will have a feedback activity, which will allow direct community comments and suggestions.

The key questions for the community to address at this workshop are:

  1. What do you like most about each option presented?
  2. What do you like least?
  3. What is missing?

Join us for this unique opportunity to help plan the future and create a legacy in the heart of Golden. Learn more about the project on GuidingGolden.com.

COG Mesa

 Golden was named after Thomas L. Golden,
a gold prospector who arrived in Jefferson County in 1858.

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