City of Golden / 911 10th Street / Golden, CO
(303) 384-8000
Mines Park Redevelopment Meeting - Moved to Jan. 19
The Colorado School of Mines Board of Trustees has given formal approval to begin work with a developer, Capstone Development Partners, on a public-private partnership that will reimagine Mines Park student housing and raise the total bed count from 538 to more than 1,000. Construction and renovation will begin in Summer 2022, with the first phase done by Fall 2023 and final completion by Fall 2024.

The project team is hosting the second of three meetings on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 6 to 7 p.m. with current Mines Park residents, Mines students and the surrounding City of Golden community as planning progresses to receive feedback on the vision for Mines Park.

How to Participate

Online:

Phone:
  • Dial in for the meeting at 253-215-8782 or 346-248-7799
  • Meeting ID: 932 0554 2588.
  • If you are calling from abroad, access international numbers to participate.

H.323/SIP Room System:
  • H.323: 162.255.37.11 (US West) or 162.255.36.11 (US East) 
  • Meeting ID: 932 0554 2588
  • Password: 366972
  • SIP: 93205542588@zoomcrc.com
  • Password: 366972
Mines Park Rendering
Good News! Golden Gives Day raises more than $43k for Boulder County Wildfire Fund

On Friday, Jan. 7 over 80 Golden businesses participated in Golden Gives Day, a city-wide effort to raise money for the Boulder County communities affected by the recent Marshall Fire. Participating businesses donated a portion of their sales from Golden Gives Day to the Boulder County Wildfire Fund, and collectively donated a total of $43,828.00 to the fund. If you shopped in Golden that day, thank you for helping raise funds to help our northern neighbors!
Golden Gives Day Total
CDOT Bike & Pedestrian Community Survey

Bike and walk in Golden? Let the Colorado Department of Transportation know about your experience, safety and other important factors that determine how you get around the metro area.

Take the 5 minute survey and help CDOT understand the issues that are important to you. The survey will remain open until Feb. 18.
Recycle Your Christmas Tree!
Give your Christmas tree new life as mulch for gardens in the spring! Bring your undecorated Christmas trees (and any limbs you have remaining from recent wind storms) to the tree limb drop-off spot through Jan. 24.

Bring any fallen tree limbs to the former Golden Recycle site, just west of Hwy 93 and north of Golden Gate Canyon Road. Please leave trees or tree limbs at the south end of the site; there will be a sign there for tree recycling.

Examples of ACCEPTABLE Material:
Christmas trees (all decorations, tinsel and lights removed), tree limbs, trunks, branches from pruning or removal work.

Examples of UNACCEPTABLE Material:
Grass, root balls, bags of leaves, anything containing rocks, dirt, nails, or any processed construction wood (i.e. left over 2×4’s).
Late Fees and Water Shut-offs Have Resumed
The City has resumed applying late fees and water shut-offs for unpaid accounts. If you are having trouble covering your bills, help is available.

The State of Colorado and Jefferson County are providing utility bill financial assistance for qualifying households.


Please notify the Utility Billing Division at 303-384-8026 or utilitybilling@cityofgolden.net if you apply for one of the above listed programs. Failure to contact the City could result in late fees and/or water shut-off at your property.
Utility bill help is available
Hands-on History Camp Registration Open this Month
Throughout the summer, GHM&P will offer a camp each week for ages 6-8 and 9-12 running simultaneously in the park. Young campers (ages 6-8) can choose from the themes of Pioneer Kids & Art Explorers or Dirty Jobs & History Mystery, while older campers (9-12) that have graduated from these camps can write, direct, and film their own silent movie during the Silent Stars camp or experience a brand-new option for 2022, Frontier Explorers.

Hands-on History sessions will run weekly between June and August. For specific dates, age requirements, times, prices, and activities, visit GoldenHistory.org/HOH. Registration will be open exclusively to museum members January 3 – 14; non-members may enroll starting January 15.

Merit-based scholarships are awarded to children with a demonstrated interest in history. Details are available at GoldenHistory.org.
GHM Hands-on History
The Golden History Museum is open Wednesday through Saturday from from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission is free!
Upcoming Events
GHM & Colorado Women's Day Conference Special Presentation: Native American Historian and Author, CJ Brafford
The Golden History Museum and the Colorado Women’s Day conference (March 9-11) have teamed up to present a fascinating talk from one of Colorado’s most interesting women.

Native American historian and author, CJ Brafford, will give a special presentation about the Ute Indians on Wednesday, March 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Golden History Museum. Refreshments will be provided.

Space is very limited for Brafford’s talk, so don’t wait to get tickets. For more Colorado Women’s Day events, visit www.ColoradoWomensDay.org.
Colorado Womens Day
Sustainability Updates

  • Applications are now open for an energy code stakeholder group to help to identify and recommend performance-based building code standards to help achieve Golden's sustainability goals. Anyone with experience living or working within the Golden community as a commercial or residential tenant, commercial property owner, multi-family residential landlord, single family homeowner, or property developer is welcome to apply.
  • Stay informed about delays that may affect your trash, recycle, and organics services by signing up to receive email reminders about delays for holidays or severe weather. This service is free and only requires an email address, but is only for City of Golden Pay-As-You-Throw customers.
Mental Wellness Tip 1-12-22
Public Meetings
Last Night at the City Council Meeting
Golden City Council met last night Jan. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.
During this first meeting of the year, we said goodbye and thank you to previous Ward 3 Councilor Jim Dale, and welcomed Don Cameron who was sworn in last night to represent Golden's Ward 3 residents.

Council proceeded to address additional agenda items:

 
The meeting was streamed live, as well as recorded and now available to watch at your convenience on our Agendas and Meetings page on the City of Golden website and at GCO.tv. 
Don Cameron Swearing In
Economic Development Commission Regular Meeting (Virtual)
Economic Development Commission will meet Thursday, Jan. 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, this meeting will be completely virtual.
The meeting will be streamed live on the City Meetings and Agendas page for those who wish to watch but not comment live.

See the Meeting Agenda for more information.
 
The meeting will be streamed live, as well as recorded and available to watch at your convenience on our Agendas and Meetings page on the City of Golden website and at GCO.tv. 
City Council Strategic Planning Retreat
The 2022 City Council Strategic Planning Retreat is scheduled for Jan. 14 (5 to 8 p.m.) and Jan. 15 (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.) at the Golden Hotel.
Local Licensing Authority Meeting
The Local Licensing Authority will meet Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 2:30 p.m.
 
The meeting will be streamed live, as well as recorded and available to watch at your convenience on our Agendas and Meetings page on the City of Golden website and at GCO.tv. 
City Council Study Session
City Council will meet in Study Session on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 6:30 p.m.
 
The meeting will be streamed live, as well as recorded and available to watch at your convenience on our Agendas and Meetings page on the City of Golden website and at GCO.tv. 
Project Updates
Street Lane Closures
  • Dec 31 – Jan 31: Sturgeon Electric – OH pole and wire replacement at various locations around town.
  • Jan 3 – 16: Mears Group – gas main tie in at 301 Allen St. Traffic lane and parking lane impacted.
  • Jan 10 – 13: Sturgeon Electric – access to pole to install bridge at 500 N. Ford St. Traffic lane and parking lane impacted.
  • Jan 10 – 13: Sturgeon Electric – access to pole to install bridge at 607 10th St (10th St from Jackson to Ford and Ford from 9th to 10th). Impacted lanes: 10th St – traffic lane and sidewalk; Ford St – traffic lane, sidewalk and bike lane.
  • Jan 10 -18: RACO Services – new curb and gutter at 513 21st St. (Ford from 20th to 21st). Traffic lane and bike lane impacted.
  • Jan 11 – 13: CenturyLink – accessing manhole for splicing at 110 N. Rubey Dr. Sidewalk impacted.
  • Dumpsters / Storage Containers:
  • July 14 – Jan 31, 2022: 1903 Ford St – parking lane impacted.
  • Sept 9 – Mar 9 2022: 1004 4th St – parking lane impacted.
  • Nov 4 – Jan 30: 395 Canyon Pt Cir – parking lane impacted
  • Nov 12 – Jan 12: 1515 East St – parking lane impacted
  • Dec 7 – Jan 31: 1608 Utah St – parking lane impacted
  • Dec 16 – Jan 16: 513 21st St – parking lane impacted
  • Dec 19 – Jan 18: 1527 Meadowlark Lane – parking lane impacted
  • Dec 27 – June 30: 905 5th St – parking lane impacted
  • Jan 7 – Mar 6: 920 13th St – parking lane impacted
  • Buffalo Rose: 1119 Washington Ave. – Parking lane closures for weddings and events:
  • Jan 15 - parking lane impacted
  • Jan 17 - parking lanes on 12th St.
  • Jan 21 - parking lane on Washington
  • Jan 22 - parking lane on Washington
  • Feb 19 - Parking lanes impacted
911 10th Street
Golden, CO 80401
303-384-8000