Elections Department, Brighton High School Team up for Student Election

As part of the Voter Outreach Through Education (VOTE) Project, the Adams County Elections Department and Brighton High School teamed up for the school’s student council election in March.

County staff designed and prepared ballots for the school and supervised a Voter Service and Polling Center (VSPC) in the high school auditorium on Election Day.

Later that day, Student Government members came to the Elections facility to process their ballots.

Adams County Board of Commissioners

Board of Commissioners Approves Temporary Moratorium on Oil and Gas Applications

At a special public hearing today, the Adams County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution placing a temporary moratorium on new oil and gas facilities in unincorporated Adams County. The moratorium is effective immediately and will remain in place for six months or until further action by the Board.

The Board imposed the temporary moratorium due to Senate Bill 19-181 pending consideration in the Colorado General Assembly. The legislation changes the authority of local governments to regulate oil and gas development within their jurisdictions.

I Voted Design Contest

Design a New “I Voted” Sticker for the Elections Department

The Adams County Elections Department would like to have a new, custom “I Voted” sticker for upcoming elections, and we’re seeking talented Adams County high school and college students to design it.

“Engaging today’s youth in the electoral process is a major part of my mission in my new role,” says Josh Zygielbaum, Adams County Clerk and Recorder. “This is a great opportunity for students to share their creativity and to learn something about elections and the process. My office is very excited to see the designs they create.”

Special Public Hearing on March 20

The Adams County Board of Commissioners will hold a special public hearing on Wednesday, March 20, at 2 p.m. to determine whether to approve a temporary moratorium on local oil and gas permit applications in unincorporated areas of the county. The public hearing will be held at the Government Center, 4430 S. Adams County Pkwy., Brighton, and will also be streamed live on the county’s YouTube channel.

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Clear Creek System

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Quality of Life Survey Results Available Now

In January, Adams County residents had the opportunity to voice their opinions about their experience living in Adams County and their interactions with county services and employees. The county’s goal is to ensure that residents’ voices are heard so the Executive Leadership Team can identify existing challenges and plan for improvements to make Adams County a great place to live.

The Quality of Life survey helps improve transparency between the county and its residents and measures the residents’ levels of satisfaction with the services provided by the county.