May 11, 2019 is the 27th annual Letter Carrier’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, when postal workers all over the country collect food from patrons on their routes and deliver those contributions to local community food banks.
To participate, simply put non-perishable food in a sack next to your mailbox in the morning and your donation will be collected and used to help fellow Golden residents in need.
Golden administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 27 in recognition of Memorial Day.
The Golden Planning Division will host a Community Open House event regarding the Transportation Master Plan. A project vision, project goals and project objective were developed and now the City needs citizen input.
What do you think are the most important goals of the TMP? How should funding be prioritized? Which types of projects are most meaningful to the community?
Join us on Tuesday, June 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Golden Community Center.
The Golden Urban Renewal Authority (GURA) and the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) will host a joint open house to share information on their respective and mutual goals, projects and programs and to gather community input on capital investments.
Don’t forget to get your raffle tickets for the many great prizes donated by generous community partners and merchants to the Lions Club. All the proceeds go to fund the many community projects the Lions Club does for the community. Friendly and leashed dogs are welcome.
The fun starts at 11 a.m. and doesn’t end until the fireworks display begins, approximately 9:30 p.m., weather and fire conditions permitting.
Musical Line Up:
12 – 3 p.m. – Thunder and Rain (Bluegrass / Americana)
3:30 – 6 p.m. – Kerry Pastine and the Crime Scene (Rockabilly)
6:30 – 9:15 p.m. – Ryan Chrys & the Rough Cuts (Modern Outlaw Country)
Park Rules to keep in mind:
You can get the full scoop on what is and is not allowed on our Park Rules page, but here are the highlights!
- If you are planning to bring your own grill, please be aware of park rules governing the use of grills in Lions Park: Use of a portable propane camp stove is permitted if the stove’s propane tank has a capacity of 2 pounds or less. Ordinance No: 2046.
- Smoking, vaping and the use of electronic smoking devices is not permitted in any Golden Park or recreation facility.
- Dogs must be kept on leashes and the person having the charge of the animal must immediately pick up the poop and dispose of it appropriately.
Join Golden Planning staff for an Open House to discuss new utility (water, wastewater, and drainage) rate structures on Wednesday, August 14, from 6 to 8 p.m in the Golden Community Center.
Stop by the Golden Utilities open house in the Golden Community Center on Wednesday, August 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. to learn more about your water, wastewater and stormwater utilities and potential changes ahead for how we charge for these services.
The open house will include stations that provide information about the water, wastewater and stormwater systems, water resources, rate study, water quality, and conservation. This is your chance to provide feedback on how Golden charges for utility services.
Your input is part of the rate study currently underway, to look at how customers are charged for water, sewer, and stormwater drainage services. A committee made up of experts and local residents worked for the past six months to evaluate the current system and ensure any changes are fair, equitable and tied to the demands that different types of customers place on the system.
The open house format is intended to be flexible to so please stop in at your convenience during the event!
Join the Public Works Department for the kick-off session of the Annual Public Works Citizen’s Academy. This Academy is a free 20-hour program exploring the work that goes into keeping Golden’s streets clear, the water flowing, and the city beautiful! Participants can expect equipment demonstrations, presentations by Public Works staff, and tours of City facilities including a field trip to Guanella reservoir. Participants should be able to commit to consecutive Wednesday nights and two Saturdays throughout September. For the full syllabus and to register, visit the PW Citizen’s Academy page.
The City of Golden administrative offices and the Golden Community Center will be closed for Labor Day.
Come join your neighbors and first responders on September 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a FREE safety event that’s fun and educational for the whole family! There will be child car seat checks, live fire demonstrations, free refreshments, prizes and giveaways.
Firefighters will be on hand for fire apparatus tours and will answer any fire and life safety questions that you may have.