The Golden Safety Academy was created to help educate and empower citizens with information and resources that enhance their personal safety and crime prevention. This free academy is held once a month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the second Monday of every month in the Golden Fire Department. You may attend one, several or all sessions.
Please visit our Golden Safety Academy page for more information on this informative educational series, including topics to be covered at each class, and to sign up for a class online.
The Golden Urban Renewal Authority (GURA) implements urban renewal projects consistent with community values.
The Golden Urban Renewal Authority meets on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. To learn more, visit our GURA page. To view agendas, minutes and webcasts for GURA meetings, visit our Agendas, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedules page.
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 Tuesday of each month starting at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at 911 10th Street. If a meeting must be rescheduled for some reason, the date will be noted on the Community Calendar.
* Please note, this class has been canceled due to weather. The class will be rescheduled at a later date.
The City of Golden has partnered with Bicycle Colorado to provide FREE Auto-Friendly Bicyclist and Bicycle Friendly Driver Courses to the Golden Community!
The Auto-Friendly Bicyclist Course is designed to teach people who ride bicycles best practices for sharing the road with drivers. It will be held on Wednesday, April 10 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Golden Community Center, located at 1470 10th Street.
The 1.5 hour, interactive class covers the following topics:
Common causes of crashes between motorists and bicyclists and how to avoid them.
Legal and illegal behavior for motorists and bicyclists.
How to navigate on-street bicycle infrastructure like shared lanes, bike lanes, and green paint.
Why sharing the road is the safest option for both motorists and bicyclists.
What laws and etiquette we teach motorists.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive an Auto-Friendly Bicyclist certificate and sticker to display on their bicycle!
Sigh up today for the Auto-Friendly Bicyclist Course on April 10.
Please email Molly, Community Safety Coordinator for Bicycle Colorado, with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Thursday, April 11, 7:30 a.m., start the day off at the Denver Marriott West with free breakfast while learning about CASA of Jefferson and Gilpin Counties. In the past year, approximately 800 children were involved in 600 open cases of abuse and neglect in Jefferson and Gilpin counties. CASA Jeffco/Gilpin advocated for 385 children.
At this free breakfast event, you’ll hear from someone who personally benefited from CASA Jeffco/Gilpin and learn how you can get involved as a volunteer and/or donor and help the organization advocate for more children.
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.
Don your Wild West best, stroll among Golden’s finest saloons for food and drink tastes and specials, then party at the awesome new Buffalo Rose with live music by Wood Belly, the 2018 winner of the Telluride Bluegrass Band Contest. All while supporting a good cause! Proceeds from Western on Washington: A Saloon Stroll go to support the Mitchell Elementary PTA Playground Update Project
Tickets are available online at www.WesternOnWashington.com.
Rocky Mountain Storytelling (RMS) is a nonprofit, volunteer-led organization of storytellers, story listeners and story lovers based in Golden, CO. Their 2019 Story Seeds Conference takes place April 12 – 14 with a public concert open to all on April 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. The concert will feature Carolina Quiroga-Stultz, Angel Vigil, and Liz Weir.
Visit www.rmstory.org for more information about the concert and the conference.
Mines Formula Racing Club presents the 26th Annual E-Days Car and Bike Show on Saturday, April 13.
Visit www.minesformula.com for more information.
National Crime Victims’ Rights Week is recognized this year from April 7-13, 2019, and offers an opportunity for communities to come together to honor victims of crime and to promote victims’ rights. This year’s theme is “Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope for the Future.”
In Jefferson County, the weeklong remembrance ends with the 26th annual Courage Walk on Saturday, April 13. The walk begins at 10 a.m. with a continental breakfast and registration on the steps of the Jefferson County Courts and Administration building. The walk begins at 11 a.m.
Doves will be released in honor of victims, following a short ceremony at the Courage Garden, which was built to provide a place of respite for crime victims and their families on the courthouse grounds.
The event is family friendly and the one-mile walk is wheelchair accessible. Leashed pets are welcome.
A suggested donation of $10 is recommended, but not required. Proceeds will go to the maintenance of the Courage Garden, training for victim advocate volunteers and to help victims of crimes and other traumatic events in our community.