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  • Opening on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Advisory Board

    July 28, 2014

    Douglas County is seeking a volunteer to represent the Highlands Ranch area on the Advisory Board for the County’s CDBG program.  Board members review applications, make funding recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners and serve as a liaison to the County regarding matters related to the CDBG program.  Applications will also be accepted from all County residents for future openings on the Advisory Board.  Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.  For more information

  • Tony Spurlock Appointed Sheriff of Douglas County

    July 23, 2014

    Today, Undersheriff Tony Spurlock was unanimously appointed as the 33rd Sheriff of Douglas County by the Board of County Commissioners to fill the recent vacancy left by former Sheriff David A. Weaver.  Earlier this week, Weaver was appointed to the Board of County Commissioners, filling the vacancy created by the departure of Commissioner Jack Hilbert.  Former Sheriff Weaver said he is relieved to know that DCSO is being left in Spurlock’s capable hands.  Weaver expects a seamless transition be

  • Tour Lamb Spring Archaeological Preserve

    July 23, 2014

    Looking for a trip back in time right here in Douglas County? Take a tour of the world-renowned Lamb Spring Archaeological Preserve. The tour is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 2, 9:30 a.m. For reservations, please contact Laura Aker via email at laker@metcalfarchaeology.com or via the Lamb Spring general email lambspringap@gmail.com.

  • The Truth Uncovered: A Night with the Coroner – August 6

    July 22, 2014

    Join Guest Speaker Detective Steve Ainsworth, Boulder County Sheriff’s Dept, on Wed., August 6, at 6:45 p.m. at the Southridge Recreation Center in Highlands Ranch. Please RSVP to lstockto@douglas.co.us or visit www.douglas.co.us/coroner/ for more information.

  • David Weaver appointed to fill Douglas County Commissioner, District I vacancy

    July 21, 2014

    David A. Weaver today was appointed by the Douglas County Republican Party Vacancy Committee to serve the remaining term created by the resignation of former Douglas County Commissioner, Jack Hilbert, who vacated his seat effective July 13, approximately six months before the conclusion of his second and final term in office. Weaver was immediately sworn into the office following today’s appointment. Weaver, the former Douglas County Sheriff, who resigned his position as Sheriff to accept the ap

  • Free Day for Douglas County Residents at Clyfford Still Museum August 13

    July 21, 2014

    The Clyfford Still Museum, located in Denver’s Civic Center Cultural District, will offer FREE ADMISSION for Douglas County residents on Wed., August 13, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., featuring the Museum’s summer exhibit, The Art of Conservation: Understanding Clyfford Still. For more information about the Museum and exhibit please visit www.clyffordstillmuseum.org

  • I-25 Lane Balance Project from Lincoln to County Line Soon to be Underway

    July 18, 2014

    The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is scheduled to start a $35 million dollar Interstate improvement project in south Denver called the I-25 Lane Balance Project. A section of I-25, from Lincoln Avenue to County Line Road, will be widened from six lanes, to eight lanes, to provide lane balancing and improved interchange ramp connections.  Construction is expected to start in early August and last approximately two years. Due to the amount of traffic in the area, three lanes of thro

  • Enforcement on I-25 South Direct Lanes Pilot Program to Begin

    July 16, 2014

    On Monday, July 14, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) launched a pilot program on southbound I-25 starting near Dry Creek and continuing past Lincoln that created a dedicated direct lane for thru traffic to use. The Lone Tree Police Department will begin enforcement tomorrow to ensure that drivers do not cross the double white lines that restrict motorists from weaving in and out of the direct lane. White and black signs and variable message boards will continue to reiterate that

  • Immediate Opening on CSU Extension Advisory Committee

    July 16, 2014

    Douglas County residents with an expertise or strong interest in 4-H and Youth are encouraged to apply for an open vacancy on the CSU Extension Advisory Committee. Advisory Committee members make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners pertaining to Extension program efforts. Applications are due by Monday, August 4, 2014. For more information and an online application please visit www.douglas.co.us/commissioners/citizen-boards/extension-advisory-committee/ or contact Dru Campbell a

  • Strive to Thrive Resource & Service Fair – July 28

    July 15, 2014

    Maybe you know someone who has fallen on hard times…..please invite them to attend Strive to Thrive on Monday, July 28 from 4-6 p.m., at the PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue in Parker. There they can enjoy access to a free meal and local resources including those who can help with food/nutrition assistance, clothing, resources, emergency assistance applications, school supplies and more. For more information please visit www.CommunityofCareNetwork.org

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