Bennett Days is Next Weekend!


The Town of Bennett is excited to bring the community another exciting Bennett Days. We have events packed full of fun on Friday and Saturday Sept. 6 - 7. Kick off Bennett Days with a FREE BBQ lunch at Independent Bank Friday at Noon. Saturday start the day with the "Let's Go Campin'!" parade and spend the day enjoying activities in Trupp Park and our Vendor Street Fair. End the night with our biggest rodeo and fireworks show yet. More information, a full schedule of events and site map can be found online here.

We're also giving away  6 free first-hour passes to Lava Island! To enter the giveaway all you have to do is LIKE, COMMENT, and SHARE this post on Facebook. The winner will be randomly selected and announced on Friday, September 6 on Facebook Live. We hope you join us for all the Bennett Days Fun!
Celebrating Bennett for 90 Years!

The Town of Bennett was incorporated September 25, 1929! Celebrate Bennett's 90th Birthday this year during Bennett Days at the Town Booth!
Meet our New Planning and Economic Development Manager

Steve Hebert is the Town of Bennett's new Planning and Economic Development Manager. Steve started his new position with the Town on August 19, 2019.

Before coming to Bennett, Steve was the Deputy City Manager for the City of Lone Tree, Colorado. In addition to managing multiple and diverse special projects, he led the Administrative Services Department. From 2008-2014, he served as Lone Tree's Community Development Director, guiding the Planning, Building and Code Enforcement staff of the fast-growing community in the south Denver metro area.

From 2001 to 2008, Steve was the Planning Manager for the City of Greenwood Village, CO. Prior to Greenwood Village, he was the vice-president of Community Matters, Inc. a local planning firm, where he managed several comprehensive planning projects in Colorado and Wyoming. Between 1989 and 1996, Steve was the director of special projects for the Anschutz Corporation and the Southern Pacific Real Estate Enterprises. While with Southern Pacific, he managed the redevelopment efforts of the Sacramento Railyards.

Contact Steve Hebert at (303)644-3249 ext. 1030 or shebert@bennett.co.us.
Fight the Bite!

The Town's mosquito management program is aimed at reducing populations and lowering the risk of disease through reducing habitat, eliminating larvae, trapping and testing mosquitoes and - if necessary - adult mosquito spraying. Town contractor the Mosquito Authority uses methods that maximize effectiveness without compromising the safety of residents, pets or the environment.

You can help reduce mosquito populations in the Town of Bennett's neighborhoods by eliminating breeding habitat on your property. Please drain standing water anywhere it collects on your property, especially common areas such as:
  • Gutters
  • Flower pots
  • Garbage cans/lids
  • Outdoor toys
  • Tires
  • Fountains/bird baths
  • Buckets
To protect yourself from West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases, use the following tips to avoid mosquito bites:
  • Dress in long sleeves and pants
  • Wear light-colored, loose-fitting clothing
  • Use mosquito repellents containing DEET
  • Limit outdoor activity around dawn and dusk, when mosquitoes are most active
More information on mosquito treatment in Town can be found online here. 

2020 Census Address Canvassing


The Census Bureau is able to verify 65% of resident's addresses using satellite imagery, so they need address canvasing to verify the remaining 35% of addresses in the united states.

Census Bureau employees (listers) have started walking through neighborhoods across the country checking addresses not verified using their new software. In-field address canvassing will continue through mid-October.

To  help identify address listers, employees will have badges and briefcases indicating their affiliation with the Census Bureau. They will knock on doors and ask a  few simple questions to verify the address and any additional living quarters on the property for inclusion in the census.

Employees will introduce themselves as a Census Bureau employee, show their official government ID badge, and explain the purpose of the visit. People may also ask them for a picture ID from another source to confirm their identity.

More information on Census canvassing can be found online here

Arts and Culture Community Survey 

In 2018, the Town of Bennett founded the Bennett Arts Council in order to provide an avenue for arts and cultural development in both Bennett and the surrounding unincorporated areas. The Council consists of Town staff as well as numerous community partners including local artists and artisans, special districts, and non-profits. The established mission statement for the Bennett Arts Council is to promote, connect, and empower arts and culture for all ages throughout the Town and I-70 Corridor. The Council values sustainability, collaboration, innovation, and the transformative power of the arts.

In order to fulfill the above mission statement, the Bennett Arts Council was tasked with creating an arts and cultural master plan for Bennett. This master plan will establish long-term goals for the development of arts and culture in the area.

Hoping to create a document that is fully representative of the community's needs and desires for arts and culture, the Bennett Arts Council is asking for your input and feedback.

Please consider taking this five minute survey to add your voice and provide the Bennett Arts Council with the information necessary to best serve your needs.

If you have any questions about the survey please contact Taeler Houlberg at thoulberg@bennett.co.us .
Upcoming Bennett Events
  • Bennett Days - September 6 - 7, 2019
  • Student Art Showcase - October 1 - 31, 2019
  • Trunk-or-Treat - October 31, 2019
  Check Out Our Events Calendar Here
Questions? Comments? Suggestions?
Contact Alison Digan, Public Relations Coordinator




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