The Golden Community Center (GCC) will be closed for its Annual Maintenance Week, Aug. 19 – 25, which coincidentally includes the day of the Colorado Classic bike race.
During this closure the GCC will accomplish many projects that can’t be completed while they’re open, which will include,
but is not limited to, the following:
- Deep cleaning
- Refinishing hardwood floors
- Painting throughout the building
- Equipment repair and/or replacements
- Changing bulbs and light fixtures in hard to reach, high places that require special equipment
The Splash will be open for lap swimming August 19 – 25.
The GCC will reopen at normal time on Monday, August 26.
We thank you for your patience as we work hard to make the GCC safe and clean for all residents.
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.
Golden will be bustling with volunteers armed with paint brushes, hammers, and other home improvement tools for this year’s annual Be a Tool Neighborhood Rehab Project (NRP) on September 7!
Since 2011, the NRP has enlisted kind-hearted neighbors to help homeowners make improvements to their homes to keep them warm, dry, and safe. The program was started in Golden, but has since spread to also include Arvada, Englewood, and Idaho Springs.
Using an innovative model of community support and volunteers, over 734 homes have been improved since the program began.
22,483 volunteer hours were donated which resulted in labor savings of more than $525,000. Yet to the homeowners who benefit from the program, the help is priceless.
Find out more about this project and how you can help at www.beatool.org.
Dress up your pup and join about 2,000 other animal lovers for a parade and fair in downtown Golden.
Hundreds of pups in costume will stroll down Washington Avenue and end in Parfet Park for a family-friendly fair.
The parade is free to watch, while parade entrants are $25 per pup. Proceeds of this annual event benefit the more than 12,000 animals that Foothills Animal Shelter cares for annually.
For details, visit Tobyspetparade.org or call 720-407-5249.
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 City Council meets 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.
In December 2017 the City purchased the Delong property at 395 23rd Street for the purpose of creating a neighborhood park, which will fill a void in the parks master planning process for the community. The new neighborhood park will be located on 23rd Street, between East Street and Table Heights Drive. The planning process for the new park is just beginning. The area is a blank slate with no plans currently in place; the Parks, Recreation and Museums Advisory Board (PRMAB) is seeking public input on how the area should be developed.
Please join city staff and the Parks, Recreation and Museums Advisory Board on Monday, September 16, 2019 at the Golden Community Center, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for the first step in the planning process. Rod Tarullo, Director of Parks, Recreation and Golf, will conduct two 15-minute park development presentations at 6:45 p.m., and again at 7:45 p.m. Each will follow with Q&A and open discussion.
The intent of the public process is to generate ideas from the community. For questions on the public process, please contact Stacy Turner, 303-384-8191 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.
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.