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2023 Plans For The City of Edgewater

After a productive 2022, city council held its biannual retreat in January to strategize for 2023. We discussed the city manager’s annual work plan, which covers staff goals for the year as well as city council’s priorities for the next six months.  A recurring theme at the retreat was the city’s ongoing efforts to become

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Proudly Featuring The Edgewater Community

We are incredibly thankful for everyone in the community. Because of each of you, the City of Edgewater has made many leaps and bounds toward being a more sustainable and inclusive place. We particularly want to thank all the volunteers who have dedicated their time to make these achievements possible. As we highlight 2022, we

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Handle with Care: Safe Disposal And Recycling Options For Used Household Batteries

According to the EPA, most batteries are recyclable. However many –  including lithium-ion, lithium metal, lead-acid, nickel cadmium and other rechargeable batteries – should NOT go in household garbage or recycling bins. In a world where batteries are increasingly powering everything, it is useful to know which batteries can be recycled, where they can be

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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 Is Edgewater With Our Local Businesses

As we near the holiday season we want to highlight all our wonderful local businesses that make Edgewater, Edgewater. The last few years have been very turbulent throughout the business community, and we are very thankful for all the businesses that pushed through and continue to make us who we are. The City of Edgewater

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Edgewater Goes Renewable With Solar On The Civic Center

When the Civic Center in Edgewater was being proposed in 2018, the community was invited to offer feedback during a series of charrettes and public meetings. This process welcomed residents to share their desires for the new government building. With overwhelming support, the community expressed hope for a solar installation on the top of the

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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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Whittle Your Waste

Help put an end to food waste – and start composting with us! Edgewater and Scraps offer residents an affordable compost pickup service. You can learn more and sign up at www.ScrapsMileHigh.com/Edgewater. Not sure yet about composting? Check out all the benefits you will bring to the community and the climate! Benefits of composting •

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Edgewater’s Mental Health Plan

I am excited to share a project that city council, city staff and a few community members are working on. The draft title is Edgewater’s Mental Health Plan, and the statement below gives a sense of what we seek to accomplish. This statement was written for a needs assessment and will guide us in writing

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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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NOAH’s Autism Rescue Kits

Since 1957, the Wheat Ridge Optimist Club has been providing hope and positive vision to children in the Wheat Ridge/Edgewater community. In addition to traditional youth programs, Wheat Ridge started a new inclusive program in 2019 featuring autism kits. Autism Rescue Kits are designed to assist first responders when working with children and young adults

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Edgewater’s Radio History

Commercial radio came to Colorado and the metro area 100 years ago this year, March 10, 1922. While listening habits have changed greatly and there are many options for getting news and entertainment, radio is still a daily part of most people’s lives.  If you grew up here, you might know that from 1954 to

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Committing To The EDGE Pledge

Over the course of 2021 Edgewater city staff and leadership worked to define our mission and core values. This process was very enlightening and assisted with bringing staff closer together with a common focus, to provide better definition on what we do and what we believe in. Our city council will be providing the vision

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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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Benefits Of Participating In Your Community

What is the age when you should stop having fun in your neighborhood? Did you say a number in your head? Well, truthfully there is no answer to this question! Getting out and enjoying yourself in your community is an ageless activity. In addition to having fun, there are many positive aspects to connecting within

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Keep It Local, Have A Pint!

Like the wings of the Phoenix, flapping flames rise from the outdoor pits. New life is returning in the once city-center of Edgewater with the new addition of the Edgewater Beer Garden. This location was once the City Hall, Library and Fire Department of our city. I am a fan of when the community remembers its

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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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Filipino American Community Of Colorado

Hello City of Edgewater! We would like to take the time to introduce ourselves, the Filipino American Community of Colorado (FACC), to the community of Edgewater. The FACC is one of the oldest Asian-American communities in Colorado, established in 1954. Our original mission is to create a community which preserves and shares Filipino heritage and

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More Reasons To Recycle!

Continuing the City of Edgewater Sustainability Board invitation to join in new practices this year, we offer the following information.  Recycling is a daily activity for more than 100 million Americans and a great way to protect our environment and stimulate our economy. The environmental and economic premise of recycling is sound; reusing natural resources

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Mobility Plan Becoming A Reality

One of my favorite parts about living in and serving the community of Edgewater is the shared attitude that no challenge is too large. Over the past two years I have been amazed at the willingness of our community to dive headfirst into difficult conversations. One of those conversations I am most excited about is

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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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Why Recycle?

The new year offers a new chance to build good habits. An important habit for us to build is recycling. Recycling is the process of collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as trash. Recycling turns these items into new products and can benefit your community and the environment. Join the Edgewater

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Meet Our City’s New Mayor

There is a new mayor in town in Edgewater, but he is no stranger to this vibrant, historic, innovative and growing community. John Beltrone has been active in the civics of Edgewater since 2017. He and his wife Hannah bought their house in Edgewater in 2015 and quickly made the town their home. In those

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Traffic Calming And Mobility Improvements In Edgewater

Big changes in Edgewater! Thanks to the 2019 Traffic Calming and Mobility Plan (The Plan) the City of Edgewater is making traffic infrastructure improvements to provide safer mobility options for the community by identifying and prioritizing traffic calming and mobility improvements. The Plan also provides the framework for safer streets and slower speeds throughout the

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