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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The Citizen Advisory Committee created by Town Council to help implement the at-large Mayor structure approved by voters, met Tuesday night to discuss their recommendations. Town Council authorized the Committee in December 2017 to advise Council on certain necessary changes to the Town Charter and a transition plan for Castle Rock’s new Town Council structure. Specifically, the Committee was ...read more
Categories: Political, Town & County News, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
After adding jobs at a rate of 2.2% in both 2016 and 2017, Colorado will add jobs at a rate of 2.0% in 2018. There have been a few bumps along the way, but three years of job growth in the range of 2.0% to 2.2% can only be described as steady!   The Colorado economy is a happening place and there are a lot of moving parts. A few of the things to watch for in 2018 are:Health care will add the ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Town & County News
Monday, January 15, 2018
Governor John Hickenlooper gave his last State of the State Address to the members of the Colorado Legislature this morning.  In his speech, he took the long view to recognize the history that Colorado has risen from and the common threads that weave its citizens together.  He called the most central thread topophilia, which means a love of place.  He drew upon characters we can imagine such as ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Town & County News, Chamber, DCBA, Political
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Town Council is moving forward in the process to implement the will of voters and establish a process for Castle Rock’s elected at-large Mayor. While the 2017 Special Election changed the overall structure of Town Council, the original citizen-initiated petition did not identify a few critical elements. Now, a Citizen Advisory Committee has been established to advise Council on next steps. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Political, Press Release, Town & County News
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Free January 30 resource fair offers support to those in need For Douglas County residents enduring hard times, it’s good to know that a free hot meal and more than 20 local service organizations will be available at the Strive to Thrive Resource and Service Fair, on Jan. 30 from 4-6 p.m. at Calvary Chapel, 1100 Caprice Dr. in Castle Rock. This free event provides attendees with information on ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Town & County News
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
As Town Council implements community priorities, it’s important for the Town to keep residents updated. At its Dec. 5 meeting, Town Council took initial steps to allow accessory dwelling units for some Castle Rock residents. Accessory dwelling units by definition are second small dwellings on the same grounds as a single-family home. This could include an apartment over the garage or in the ...read more
Categories: Town & County News
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Voters on Nov. 7 approved a citizen-initiated measure to change language in the Town Charter regarding how the Town’s Mayor is elected. Now, the Mayor will be elected at-large, and there will be six Councilmembers elected within six districts.   While the election changed language in the Charter regarding the overall structure of Town Council, the original citizen-initiated petition that ...read more
Categories: Political, Town & County News, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
When choosing where to live or work, there are many factors to consider. For many, the most important factor is safety, and Castle Rock was once again ranked as one of the safest places in the state. Security system company Safe Home recently ranked the top 25 safest communities in Colorado. Castle Rock came in at No. 5. Nationally, Castle Rock ranked in the top 25th percentile. Safe Home used a ...read more
Categories: Awards & Accolades, Community, Chamber, Town & County News
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Drive-by suburb between Denver and Colorado Springs becomes bustling business destinationBY FRANK GRAY        Published: 2017.10.26 03:00 AM  PC: NICK LUCEYFor companies seeking a place to plant their teams where landscapes are equal to development opportunities, Castle Rock is proving to be a choice location. Situated midway between Denver and Colorado Springs, this historic Colorado ...read more
Categories: Economic, Town & County News, Community, Press Release, Transportation
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), E-470 Public Highway Authority and Arrivo, a next generation transportation company engineering a hyperloop-inspired infrastructure and vehicle system, announced a public-private partnership to build the first ever “Arrivo” super-urban network to serve the greater Denver region. To download Arrivo videos and photos, and b-roll footage ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Transportation, Economic, Town & County News
Friday, November 03, 2017
Eligible residents may apply for assistance beginning Nov. 1 Douglas County residents who need help with winter heating costs may apply for energy assistance through the State of Colorado’s Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP). The program is seasonal and help is available beginning November 1 through April 30.  While the program will not pay for all winter heating expenses, if you are ...read more
Categories: Community, Town & County News
Monday, October 02, 2017
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Categories: Awards & Accolades, Community, Town & County News