Community Sustainability Advisory Board Meeting
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Golden Sustainability logoThe 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.

Future of US 40 Online Open House
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm

The City of Golden is kicking off a project to plan and design transportation improvements along US 40 (West Colfax Avenue) between Violet Street and I-70. This project aims to enhance transportation choices and connectivity while increasing safety.

Community members will have the opportunity to learn about the project and provide feedback regarding their vision for the corridor during the project’s first open house, being held online at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 29. Initial community input will be used to help evaluate improvement alternatives.

Join the Zoom meeting to view the presentation materials on screen.

Or, if you are unable to connect online, join via phone with this connection info:
Dial-in Number:  720-928-9299
Meeting ID:  935 5798 2875
Passcode:  705897

A recording of the online open house meeting will be made available following the meeting. Comments are being accepted at

Historic Preservation Board Meeting
Aug 2 @ 6:30 pm

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.

Lodging Tax and Retail Marijuana Information Open House @ Council Chambers
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
City Council is considering placing two ballot measures on the November 2021 election. One is regarding the authorization of a tax on overnight commercial lodging visitors to our community in hotels, motels, campgrounds, and short-term rentals. The second item City Council is considering is a measure that would adopt new regulations permitting retail sales of marijuana to adults within the parameters of Amendment 64 and to impose an excise tax on the commercial sales.
Join us for an Open House in Council Chambers (911 10th St.) on August 3 from 5 to 6 p.m. to learn more about these issues and provide input on what you support including parameters or funding scenarios. Learn more about both potential ballot measures at
Stick around after the Open House for the Houselessness Panel presentation, which will immediately follow.
Community Meeting: Presentation on Houselessness @ Council Chambers
Aug 3 @ 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 was on June 28 with a focus on the City listening to your feedback on the topic.

This second meeting will be August 3 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers and online. The meeting’s focus is for the City to respond and talk about what some of the causes are of homelessness locally and what the City is doing about it. The panel will discuss what is happening regionally and locally in terms of the unhoused population. Our Regional Coordinator Kelli Barker will be there to share data and information from the county level, our Homeless Navigator Rebekah Rudabaugh will speak about her work in Golden, and the City Attorney will discuss the constitutional and legal rights and boundaries involving the people who are unsheltered. The panel will end with information about how the City is addressing houselessness and discussing some of the challenges.

Learn more at:

Planning Commission Meeting
Aug 4 @ 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.

Public Art Commission Meeting
Aug 5 @ 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 – In Person or Online @ Front Porch @ the Golden Community Center
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am

Meet your councilors in person OR online!

Coffee with a Councilor returns to an in-person gathering, so grab a cup of coffee and join your councilors at the Front Porch at the Golden Community Center on Saturday, August 7 at 10 a.m.  Or, if you are not comfortable joining in person, join District 2 Councilor Casey Brown and District 1 Councilor J.J. Trout online and tell them your concerns, or just have a conversation. Check out the meeting agenda in advance.

Not ready to meet in-person yet? Not a problem! Join us online instead.

Join with the meeting link or join by meeting number (access code) 146 898 1463 with meeting password: COGCWC. You can also join by phone at 720-650-7664. Or you may join from a video system or application by dialing, or you can dial and enter meeting number 146 898 1463.

Regular City Council Meeting
Aug 10 @ 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.

Economic Development Commission Meeting
Aug 12 @ 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.

COG Mesa

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

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