Community Listening Session: Houselessness Edition @ Council Chambers
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Come share your questions, ideas, and thoughts about issues involving our Houseless community with city leadership.

The first meeting will be June 28 from 6 to to 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers and online. The meeting’s focus is the City listening to your feedback on the topic.

The second meeting will be August 3 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers and online. The second meeting’s focus is for the City to respond and talk about what some of the causes of homelessness locally and what the City is doing about it. We will have a panel to speak on the topic including our Police Chief, Homeless Navigator, the City’s legal counsel,  community representatives, and more. Learn more at:

Historic Preservation Board Meeting – NOTE LOCATION & DATE CHANGE
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm

NOTE: The Historic Preservation Board meeting originally scheduled for July 5 has been rescheduled to June 28.

You can join the meeting virtually  or attend in person at the Public Works Building, 1445 10th Street.

The Historic Preservation Board has a number of responsibilities regarding the preservation and upkeep of Golden’s many historic sites.

The Board meets on the first Monday evening of each month in public hearing at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted on the calendar. Study sessions may be scheduled the third Monday of each month.

To see agendas, minutes and audio recordings of past meetings, please visit our Agenda, Minutes, Web Casts, Schedule page.

Public Art Commission Meeting
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The Public Art Commission (PAC) has the responsibility of promoting, selecting, acquiring and maintaining public art in the fulfillment of the City’s Art in Public Places program.

PAC meets on the first Thursday of each month from 9 to 10:30 a.m. These meeting are open to the public.

Please view our Public Art Commission page for more information on PAC responsibilities and to view a list of commission members. Visit our Agendas, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedules page to view agendas and meeting minutes.

Coffee with Councilors – Virtual @ City Hall
Jul 3 @ 10:00 am

Meet your councilors in person!

Coffee with a Councilor returns to an in person gathering, so grab a cup of coffee and join your councilors at City Hall, 911 10th Street on the first Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. District 2 Councilor Casey Brown and District 1 Councilor J.J. Trout meet with citizens to hear concerns, or just have a conversation.

You may download and import these iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system for a monthly reminder.

Lions Club 4th of July Celebration 2021 @ Lions Park
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 9:30 pm
4th of July Celebration

The Golden Lions Club 4th of July community celebration is on this year and back in Lions Park on 10th Street. This is one of the major ways for the Lions to give back to the Golden community and our country. Check back here for activities and festival information.

The Golden Lions Club is planning all the awesome activities that make this national holiday a special Golden celebration.


Planning Commission Meeting
Jul 7 @ 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 public hearings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Planning Commission Study Sessions recur on the third Wednesday of each month.

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.

Economic Development Commission Meeting
Jul 8 @ 6:30 pm

The Economic Development Commission (EDComm) was established by Golden City Council in June of 1999 and consists of seven members. The purpose of the Economic Development Commission is to provide leadership, education, and the tools necessary for the Golden community to optimize appropriate economic opportunities. Their duties include developing a structure and strategy for marketing/promoting the Golden community.

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.

The Economic Development Commission meets regularly on the second Thursday of each month starting at 6:30 p.m. If a meeting must be rescheduled for some reason, the date will be noted on the Community Calendar and on the agendas page.

Regular City Council Meeting
Jul 13 @ 6:30 pm

The Golden City Council meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month 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 Guiding Golden Council Comments for ideas, thoughts and information from council members pertinent to current and upcoming issues facing the community, as well as contact information.

Parks, Recreation & Museums Advisory Board Meeting
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm

The Parks, Recreation & Museums Advisory Board was created to increase community involvement, and to advise Golden City Council and staff on how to best provide safe and comprehensive parks, recreation and museum facilities, programs, and services on behalf of all current and future residents of the City of Golden.

The board consists of seven members and one alternate who serve four-year terms, making suggestions about policies and procedures, fees and charges, acceptance of park land, design of parks, and other projects relating to the Parks and Recreation Department.

The board meets regularly at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. For more information, please visit our Parks, Recreation and Museums Advisory Board page. To access agendas, minutes and the audio of previous meetings, please visit our Agenda, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedule page.

Downtown Development Authority Meeting
Jul 19 @ 6:30 pm

DDAThe 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 the third Monday at 6:30 p.m.

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.

COG Mesa

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

Additional Resources

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