2015 Archived Newsroom stories

County recognized for excellence in financial reporting

  With an emphasis on financial transparency, Douglas County has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The award, given for the County’s 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, is the highest form of recognition in the area of… Read On

County budget reflects taxpayer priorities and leverages economic recovery

  Transportation and public safety investments are front and center in the County’s $346 million 2016 budget and with good reason, says the Board of Douglas County Commissioners. “Seven years ago, we were facing very different circumstances,” explained Jill Repella, Douglas County Commissioner and Board Chair, pointing out that 2014 was the first year since… Read On

Eastbound C-470/I-25 South ramp to be closed

  As part of the I-25 widening project, the ramp from C-470 East to I-25 South will be closed for paving operations beginning at 10 p.m. Dec. 4. The ramp is scheduled to reopen at 5:30 a.m. Dec. 7 in time for the Monday morning rush hour, weather permitting, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation… Read On

Northbound Chambers re-opens in Northern Douglas County

Northbound Chambers Road — between Lincoln and Haseley Drive in Northern Douglas County — is again open to traffic. Emergency repairs beneath the road had kept the northbound side of the road closed since early September. That work is now complete. Be among the first to receive news as it happens. Sign up here and select your… Read On