Join in a week-long celebration of the arts! ARTSWEEK GOLDEN includes activites that will take place throughout Golden such as yarn-bombing of Golden sculptures, performance art, sidewalk chalk masterpieces, plein air painting, and much more.
The festival will culminate in the Foothills Fine Arts Festival with more than 100 national artists exhibiting their works in downtown Golden at Arapahoe and 12th Street.
Learn more and see the full schedule of events at Artsweekgolden.org.
Have you hiked our Colorado 14ers? Or, maybe thinking about hiking a 14er and want to be more prepared? The Alpine Rescue Team will give you insight on some of the ins & outs of how to successfully and safely hike our tallest peaks, whether you have hiked them all or not yet hiked any of our 14ers.
What should you bring? Do you know how to read the weather? What about if you get lost or hurt…what do you do then?
Alpine Rescue Team will help prepare you for your 14er adventure, as well as provide perspective from the rescuer’s point of view, and how best to be assisted in case you have a bad day in the mountains.
This is a FREE class, for more information call 303-384-8094
Find local produce, prepared foods, fresh flowers and items for the home and garden as well as educational experiences and social gathering space every Saturday, June 1 through October 5, 2019 (excluding Saturday, July 27 for Buffalo Bill Days) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Market is located in the parking lot just west of the Golden Library near the corner of 10th and Illinois Streets.
For more details, visit GoldenChamber.org/farmers-market.
On Monday afternoon, July 15, at 4 p.m. in Council Chambers, the Golden City Council will recess to Executive Session according To C.R.S. § 24-6-402(4)(e), and Golden Municipal Code 1.03.050 a. (5), for determining positions relative to matters that may be subject to negotiations; developing strategy for negotiations; and instructing negotiators regarding property lying east of Ford Street near 10th Street. Council will then reconvene to discuss a potential amendment to agreement regarding the property lying east of Ford Street near 10th Street.
The 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.
The Local Liquor Licensing Authority meets on the third Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise noted. These meetings are open to the public and take place in City Council Chambers, 911 10th Street at 2:30 p.m.
The Board is comprised of a Hearing Officer, who is appointed by City Council.
To contact the Hearing Officer, call the City Clerk’s Office at (303) 384-8015, or write to the Liquor Licensing Authority Board, 911 10th Street, Golden, CO 80401. To see agendas, minutes or listen to audio of previous meetings, visit our Agendas, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedule page.
Now in its 36th Year, Leadership Golden is accepting applications for the 2019-20 Program. This tuition-free program provides local learning about Golden with 11 sessions that run from Sept. 7 to May 7, 2020. Topics include Golden history, government, public works, finance, growth and development, education, arts and recreation, and the justice system. Great program for newcomers and long-time residents interested in the fabric of Golden. Visit leadershipgolden.org for all the details and complete an application form online. The application deadline is July 31.
To meet with the Leadership Golden Board of Directors, Steering Committee, and Alumni, you are invited to attend the “Meet and Greet” reception from 5:50 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16 at the Old Capitol Grill, 12th & Washington. Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar will be provided.
The City of Golden Public Works Department is conducting a rate study for our water, sewer and stormwater (drainage) services in 2019. We are looking at how customers are charged for water, sewer and stormwater services, and the amount we charge for service.
The last rate study was completed more than 20 years ago and much has changed since that time, including water use habits, average demand and peak day needs, available technology and switching to monthly billing to name a few. Given these changes, the study will help us evaluate pricing objectives such as revenue stability, conservation and affordability to ensure we can support our high-quality water, sewer and stormwater services well into the future.
The Utility Rate Citizen Committee was formed to look into these issues and present a recommendation to City Council later this summer. The group first met on February 19 and will meet on the third Tuesday of the month through July at 6 p.m. in the Public Works / Planning Building, 1445 10th Street.
Learn more at www.cityofgolden.net/URCC including meeting times, agendas and information provided during each meeting.
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 and recreation 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. in Council Chambers on the third Tuesday of each month. For more information, please visit our Parks and Recreation Advisory Board page. To access agendas, minutes and the audio of previous meetings, please visit our Agenda, Minutes, Web Casts and Schedule page.
The Citizens Budget Advisory Committee (CBAC) was created by the City Manager to advise City staff on the development, implementation, and evaluation of the annual City budget. Participation in CBAC is an opportunity not only to advise on the prioritization of how City tax dollars are spent, but also to advise our policymakers in their decision-making process.
CBAC meets the third Wednesday of each month, March through October and the second Wednesday of November, at 7:30 a.m. in the Golden City Hall Council Chambers.
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.