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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
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Monday, October 02, 2017
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Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The Center for Digital Government honored Douglas County for digital initiatives that strengthen communities and improve service delivery.   For its initiatives that deploy technology to enhance services and benefit citizens and taxpayers, while being responsible stewards of public funds, Douglas County received the Digital Counties Survey award, ranking Douglas number one in the nation for ...read more
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Tuesday, July 25, 2017
When every moment matters, you can count on Castle Rock Fire and Rescue and Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, which were recently recognized by the American Heart Association. The Castle Rock Fire and Rescue Department this month received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline 2017 EMS Silver Recognition Award, which honors Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies for the care they ...read more
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Tuesday, July 25, 2017
While Castle Rock may be a thriving community, the Town’s western heritage is alive and well. Don’t miss a weekend full of activities to celebrate Douglas County’s history and honor a longstanding tradition – the 99th year of the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo. The Western Heritage Welcome kicks off the celebration and is a tribute to the historical Douglas County Fair and Rodeo and honors a time ...read more
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Thursday, July 06, 2017
Douglas County Economic Development Profile http://www.douglas.co.us/documents/douglas-county-economic-development-profile.pdf   Residential Project Status Summary http://www.douglas.co.us/documents/residential-project-status-summary.xlsx     The link to the entire Population & Development Report is: http://www.douglas.co.us/about-us/demographics/population-and-development-report/
Categories: Town & County News, Awards & Accolades, Economic, Community
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Douglas ranked second in Colorado and 40th in U.S. for highest investment activity. Once again Douglas County, Colorado ranks among the top Counties in the state and nation for incoming investments, according to a recent study by New York-based financial firm Smart Asset. Considering several factors including business establishment growth, GDP growth, new building permits, Douglas County was ...read more
Categories: Awards & Accolades, Economic, Town & County News, Community
Tuesday, June 06, 2017
New Fact or Fiction webpage answers your questions about Town topics If you have questions about what’s happening in your Town, your local government wants to make sure you get an accurate answer. CRgov.com is like a virtual Town Hall, with plenty of information about happenings in Town. Now, a “Fact or Fiction?” section of the website answers your questions in one place. Visit ...read more
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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Community feedback is critical as the Town plans for its future. You may have already provided feedback to the Town on various topics by attending an open house, submitting an online feedback form, or even posting on social media. Another important feedback mechanism is the biennial community survey, for which the 2017 results are in. Some key findings: The Town overall remains a very strong ...read more
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Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Douglas’ 2016 Budget, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, and Popular Annual Financial Report recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association For the third time in the past year, Douglas County has been recognized nationally for its continued commitment to fiscal accountability and transparency. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) ...read more
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