John Beltrone

Edgewater

Welcoming The Molholm Elementary Community To Edgewater

On Nov. 10, the Jefferson County School Board voted to close 16 elementary schools in the district, including Molholm Elementary, at the end of the 2022-23 school year. The closures are largely a result of a county-wide, school-age population decline of nearly 30,000 over the past 20 years. The school is officially consolidating with Lumberg

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Edgewater

Get Proactive About Preparedness

Greetings Edgewater! September brings not only cooler weather but also National Preparedness Month, a time to review your family’s plan in case a disaster or emergency should occur. I took stock of what the city has done to prepare, and can report that the City of Edgewater and the Edgewater Police Department are well prepared

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Edgewater

Water-Wise Turf Transitions

Walking around Edgewater this spring and summer, I have noticed a remarkable transformation taking place. More and more, residents are making the decision to remove all or part of their grass lawns. The transition away from grass lawns has allowed many to express their creativity through new and exciting landscapes. Stunning blends of flowers, raised

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Edgewater

The Edgewater Pride Parade

Some of the best ideas are born out of difficult circumstances. The start of the pandemic presented many challenges, including figuring out how our community would continue to celebrate together. Despite the limitations at the time, the ingenuity of a few community members created what we now know today as the Edgewater Pride Parade.  Like

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Edgewater

City Hall Listening Sessions

As the warm weather continues, and the limitations on meeting face to face lessen, the city council and myself are interested in providing additional opportunities to engage with the Edgewater community. As your governing body, we are very interested in hearing from the residents and one of our focus areas this year is to provide

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Edgewater

Edgewater City Council Priorities

With winter in full swing, I hope that everyone is getting a chance to enjoy the season and the peacefulness of an Edgewater finally covered in snow.  At a recent city council retreat, our board got much-needed time to talk about community priorities and strategize on how best to address them. Insights gained during the

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