Adams County News
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Denver Families can enter the Family Dance-off to win $5,000 and a$30,000 donation to The Children’s Hospital of Denver. ... Full story
The Adams County Board of Commissioners presented the county’s Finance Department with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award received from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada. The award presentation was made during the Feb. 13, 2012 public hearing. ... Full story
In keeping with the Adams County Board of Commissioners’ commitment to provide responsive and effective leadership by supporting open, transparent and accountable government, the county launched its new Transparency Portal on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012. The Adams County Transparency Portal is designed to bring better visibility, openness and accountability to the taxpayers of Adams County. The portal contains information ranging from budgets to contracts and finance reports. ... Full story
Union Pacific Railroad Company to pay $1.5 million for Clean Water Act violations in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming
Company cited for oil and coal spills, inadequate prevention and planning. (Denver, Colo—February 9th, 2012) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a settlement with Union Pacific Railroad Company regarding alleged violations of the Clean Water Act and the Oil Pollution Act. This settlement resolves a Clean Water Act enforcement action against Union Pacific that involves continuing operations at 20 rail yards in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming, as well as spills of oil and coal in 2003 and 2004 along railroad lines in all three states. ... Full story
The 17th Judicial District Attorney Don Quick announced today that former Quality Paving and Quality Resurfacing Owner and President, Jerry Rhea (DOB: 01/11/1948) was found guilty of theft of Adams County funds. ... Full story
Thanking loyal fans, names of 2012 Season Ticket holders will be featured on Rapids 2013-2014 home jerseys... COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (Monday, February 6, 2012) – The Colorado Rapids are thanking their most loyal fans with a unique opportunity to “Be Part of the Fabric of the Team,” as the club will feature the names of its Season Ticket holders on the 2013-2014 home jerseys. ... Full story
Thornton Mayor Pro Tem, Eva Henry, this week announced her bid for Adams County Commissioner, District 1. ... Full story
February 01, 2011, Thornton. GOP candidates helped assemble delegate materials in a workshop setting this week, assembling information about their own candidacies in preparation for the February 7 Caucus.
February 1, 2012. The Homeword 2012 Event Series was announced today, featuring over 65 companies, services, and products that cater to the alternative energy market. Homeword 2012 is a continuation of the 2011 United Power-sponsored special issue directories and events. ... Full story
January 10, 2012. Adams County. The Adams County Community Project (ACCP) was officially launched this month. "Schoolbook", the first module of ACCP, represents an effective bridge between Adams County Schools, Business, and Government. With over 30 initial members, "Schoolbook" boasts a membership of 100% of 27J Schools, the Brighton Education Association, Sears, KMart, Adams County Government, and the Cities of Brighton and Northglenn. ... Full story
Concerned Parents and Allies to Oppose Natural Gas Extraction Near Local Schools ... Full story
- THREE LAWSUITS FILED AGAINST THE CITY OF COMMERCE CITY - FORMER MAYOR NATALE AND FORMER CITY MANAGER FLANNERY ALSO SUED
- You Tube Video captures "EPA EVIDENCE OF HARMFUL INVISIBLE EMISSIONS NEAR A SCHOOL IN COLORADO"
- Commerce City police untangling shooting, possible robbery inside Joyeria Alondra boutique --Denver Post Article
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