City of Golden / 911 10th Street / Golden, CO
(303) 384-8000
Happy Thanksgiving from the City of Golden!
We wish you and your loved ones a very joyful and safe Thanksgiving!

The City of Golden administrative offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday. The Golden Community Center will be closed on Thursday but open regular hours the rest of the weekend.
Happy Thanksgiving
Shop Small in Golden for Small Business Saturday!
Kick off the holiday season on Small Business Saturday this weekend!.

Stop by Visit Golden's Shop Small Welcome Station inside the Golden Visitors & Information Center on Saturday, Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. Pick up a tote bag and kids' holiday art activity before experiencing all of Golden's five shopping areas.

*Don't miss the roaming Christmas tree along Washington Avenue from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (weather permitting)
Expect Trash and Organics Service Delay This Week
A reminder that Golden customers with a Thursday or Friday service day will experience a one-day delay in trash and organics collection due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Please have your carts out one day after your usual service day. Customers with a Friday service day can expect collection on Saturday.

Thank you for your cooperation. For more information, maps and schedules visit www.cityofgolden.net/trash or call 303-277-TRASH (8727).
Candlelight Nights 2021
presented by the Olde Golden Christmas Committee
Calling all Merry Volunteers! We're looking for lots of elves to help bring our holiday events to life this year. Visit our volunteer sign-up page to see the different opportunities available and help us bring some more jolly to the season!
Olde Golden Candlelight Walk
Experience the beauty of the holiday season with a walk down Washington Ave., candle in hand, singing carols on Friday, Dec. 3.

The pre-walk holiday show starts at 5 p.m. on the stage at 10th and Washington. The walk starts at 6:30 p.m. at Foothills Art Center on 15th St. and will culminate with a short, live entertainment program, and lighting of the lights.
Candlelight Walk LED Candles
Starting Nov. 27, pick up your commemorative 2021 Candlelight Walk LED candle (sponsored by Earth Sweet Botanicals) at the Golden Visitor & Information Center (1010 Washington Avenue) and at Earth Sweet Botanicals (1224 Arapahoe St.). A donation of $2 is suggested to help support the Olde Golden Christmas committee’s holiday activities.
Candlelight Walk Candle
Letters to Santa
Drop off your letters to Santa in the North Pole Mailbox at the Golden Visitors & Information Center (1010 Washington Ave).

They go express mail to the jolly old guy himself, and he answers every letter!
Letters to Santa
New Public Health Order Mandates Face Coverings Indoors, Effective Today
The Jefferson County Board of Health issued a new public health order that requires all individuals ages three and older to wear a mask or cloth face covering when in indoor public spaces in Jefferson County, regardless of vaccination status. The order went into effect today.

Masks are now required at the Golden Community Center, so please plan to bring a face covering for your visit to the GCC.
 
If you’re a business owner in the City of Golden who needs signage to post in your business, there are printed signs available in English and Spanish in City Hall.

You can read the full press release for more information on the reasons why Public Health Order 20-38 was deemed necessary.
Late Fees and Water Shut-offs Resume in January
The City will resume late fees and water shut-offs in January 2022. 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
Seeking Nominations for the Colorado Women's Day Conference
Golden is full of remarkable women, and the 7th Annual Colorado Women’s Day Conference is looking for nominations in seven different award categories!

Categories include:
  • NREL Foundation’s Outstanding Woman in STEM
  • Wonderful Woman in the Arts award (for her support of the arts)
  • Women in Sustainability's Woman Who C.A.R.E.s award
  • “Unsung Heroine” award for volunteer service,
  • “Shattered Glass” award for achievement in a male-dominated field
  • Young Woman in STEM age 18 & under
  • Young Woman in STEM age 19 to 25

Nomination forms can be found at ColoradoWomensDay.org.

The deadline for nominations is January 7, 2022 and the awards will be presented during the conference scheduled for March 10 & 11, 2022.

For more info., call 303-277-9520, ext. 310.
Mental Wellness Tip Be the reasons someone smiles
The Golden History Museum is open Wednesday through Saturday from from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission is free!
Homestead for the Holidays!

Come out to the Golden History Park on Dec. 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. for Homestead for the Holidays and experience the winter season just like the pioneers did! Stroll through the Golden History Park with the whole familytake in the colorful lights and decorations, make a craft that you get to take home, and bask in the season!

Advanced registration is required.
Public Meetings
Planning Commission Meeting
Planning Commission will meet in Council Chambers, 911 10th Street, Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m.

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. 
Project Updates
2021 Concrete Replacement Program
Fasick Concrete will continue concrete work as part of the City’s Annual Concrete Replacement Program. They are replacing damaged or deficient concrete as well as ADA upgrades. The schedule is weather dependent. Work will begin on the following streets:

  • Ulysses St. from 6th Ave. to W. 10th Ave.
  • 9th St. from Washington Ave. to Maple St.
Street Lane Closures
  • May 5 – Dec 31: ECI Construction rebuilding retaining walls Clear Creek Trail from Ford to the north side of the pedestrian bridge crossing Clear Creek at Coors impacted.
  • July 6 – Dec 31: Vivid Engineering Group Inc (for City of Golden) geotechnical drilling - Intersection of US 6 & Heritage Rd – traffic lane impacted
  • Aug 30 – Dec 30: Sturgeon Electric – OH pole and wire replacement - Various locations around the city – traffic lane and parking lane impacted.
  • Oct 1 – Nov 30: ECI Site Construction Management – Building box culvert and re-paving 13th St. at 1109 Ford St. Traffic lanes and sidewalks impacted.
  • Nov 13 – Dec 13: Wyco Field Services – Boring to run cable at 16393 W. 4th Ave. (W 4th from Orchard to dead-end). Sidewalk impacted.
  • Nov 23 – 25: Sewer Lines Only – sewer repair service at 312 Pike St. (Pike St from W 4th Ave to W 2nd Pl). Traffic lane, parking lane and sidewalk impacted.
  • Nov 29: Sturgeon Electric – installation of bridge on top of pole at 2301 East St. Traffic lane and alley impacted.
  • Nov 29 – Dec 1: Sturgeon Electric – OH pole replacement at 1310 Ford St. (Ford from 13th to 14th). Traffic lane and bike lane impacted.
  • Nov 29 – Dec 1: Sturgeon Electric – OH pole replacement at 1703 Ford St. (17th St from Ford to East). Traffic lane and parking lane impacted.
  • Nov 29 – Dec 3: Confluence Builders – Curb and gutter repair, close as needed for concrete truck at 1620 8th St. (8th Street from West 8th Apts to Basecamp Apts). Traffic lane impacted.
  • Dumpsters / Storage Containers:
  • June 1 – Dec 31, 2021: 649 Partridge Cir – a parking lane will be impacted.
  • July 14 – Jan 31, 2022: 1903 Ford St – parking lane impacted.
  • Sept 9 – Mar 9 2022: 1004 4th St – parking lane impacted.
  • Oct 29 – Nov 29: 1111 Washington Ave. Ste 200 – parking lane impacted.
  • Nov 7 – Dec 31: 920 13th St. – parking lane impacted.
  • Nov 4 – Jan 30: 395 Canyon Pt Cir – parking lane impacted
  • Nov 10 – Jan 10: 481 Canyon Point Cir – parking lane impacted
  • Nov 12 – Jan 12: 1515 East St – parking lane impacted
  • Nov 16 – 26: 2130 Bonvue Dr – parking lane impacted
  • Nov 19 – Dec 19: 1102 10th St – parking lane impacted
  • Buffalo Rose: 1119 Washington Ave. – Parking lane closures for weddings and events:
  • Dec 12 – 3 parking lanes on Washington and 3 parking lanes on 12th St.
  • Dec 16
  • Dec 19
911 10th Street
Golden, CO 80401
303-384-8000