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Jefferson Parkway clears legal hurdle but still faces other obstacles

Jefferson Parkway clears legal hurdle but still faces other obstacles

Jefferson Parkway clears legal hurdle but still faces other obstacles December 22, 2012 — Despite a federal judge’s ruling authorizing a land transfer for the proposed Jefferson Parkway, the planned toll road still faces significant obstacles, Golden noted today. On … Continue reading

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City hosts opportunities to learn about transportation challenges & provide feedback

City hosts opportunities to learn about transportation challenges & provide feedback

City hosts opportunities to learn about transportation challenges & provide feedback The city is providing several opportunities for Golden residents to get the latest information about transportation developments, and to participate in the City’s transportation planning process. To kick off … Continue reading

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Proposed toll road bill won’t be introduced after all

Proposed toll road bill won’t be introduced after all

Proposed toll road bill won’t be introduced after all April 23, 2012 — We have positive news to report. Two weeks ago, we told Golden residents about a proposed bill that would have deeply eroded local control and could have allowed … Continue reading

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Jefferson County launches 11th hour attack on local control in Colorado

Jefferson County launches 11th hour attack on local control in Colorado

Jefferson County launches 11th hour attack on local control in Colorado April 16, 2012 — Last week news emerged of proposed legislation that Jefferson County had been anxious to keep under wraps: A bill that could clear the way for future … Continue reading

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Important Information about the Beltway

Important Information about the Beltway

Important Information about the Beltway April 13, 2012 – In the past couple of days it was brought to the attention of the City that Jeffco and their allies are trying to sneak a bill late in this year’s congressional session … Continue reading

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The latest news from Golden about the Jefferson Parkway issue

The latest news from Golden about the Jefferson Parkway issue

The latest news from Golden about the Jefferson Parkway issue February 22, 2012 – Here’s a brief update from the City of Golden on the proposed Jefferson Parkway toll road and related issues. As we reported earlier, Golden filed a lawsuit … Continue reading

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Update on Fish and Wildlife Service land transfer

Update on Fish and Wildlife Service land transfer

Jan. 13, 2012 – As previously reported, Golden filed a lawsuit earlier this month in U.S. District court to halt the transfer by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of land in the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge for the construction … Continue reading

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Golden challenges decision to provide federal refuge land for Jefferson Parkway

Golden challenges decision to provide federal refuge land for Jefferson Parkway

Golden challenges decision to provide federal refuge land for Jefferson Parkway Jan. 5, 2012 – The City of Golden on Jan. 5, 2012, filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado against the U.S. Fish … Continue reading

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After negotiations end without resolution, Golden plans for future transportation needs

After negotiations end without resolution, Golden plans for future transportation needs

After negotiations end without resolution, Golden plans for future transportation needs Dec. 28, 2011 — As we reported on Dec. 24, negotiations between Golden, Jefferson County, Arvada, the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) ended … Continue reading

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Important update on negotiations

Important update on negotiations

Important update on negotiations Dec. 24, 2011 — Over the past number of months Jefferson County, Golden, Arvada, Broomfield and CDOT have attempted to negotiate the terms of an agreement to address future traffic impacts on state highways within the City … Continue reading

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Golden City Council to meet Thursday, Dec. 15 on proposed Jefferson Parkway issue but vote on proposed agreement has been postponed

Golden City Council to meet Thursday, Dec. 15 on proposed Jefferson Parkway issue but vote on proposed agreement has been postponed

Golden City Council to meet Thursday, Dec. 15 on proposed Jefferson Parkway issue but vote on proposed agreement has been postponed Dec. 13, 2011 — The Golden City Council’s special meeting on the Jefferson Parkway issue will take as place as … Continue reading

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Golden continues negotiations on issues related to proposed Jefferson Parkway

Golden continues negotiations on issues related to proposed Jefferson Parkway

Golden continues negotiations on issues related to proposed Jefferson Parkway Dec. 21, 2011 — Golden representatives will continue to negotiate with officials from Arvada, Jefferson County, the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority, and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) on issues related … Continue reading

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Golden City Council to consider Jefferson Parkway agreement at special meeting on Dec. 15

Golden City Council to consider Jefferson Parkway agreement at special meeting on Dec. 15

Golden City Council to consider Jefferson Parkway agreement at special meeting on Dec. 15 Agreement would provide $57 million for mitigation and transportation improvements for Golden Dec. 9, 2011 — Negotiations between the City of Golden, Arvada, Jefferson County, the … Continue reading

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Citizens Concerned About Proposed Jefferson Parkway Toll Road Can Make Their Voices Heard

Citizens Concerned About Proposed Jefferson Parkway Toll Road Can Make Their Voices Heard

Citizens Concerned About Proposed Jefferson Parkway Toll Road Can Make Their Voices Heard October 10, 2011 – Public is encouraged to speak out at a meeting on Oct. 13, submit written comments by Oct. 31. The Rocky Flats National Wildlife Act, … Continue reading

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Citizen Participation Encouraged Over U.S. Fish and Wildlife Study

Citizen Participation Encouraged Over U.S. Fish and Wildlife Study

Citizen Participation Encouraged Over U.S. Fish and Wildlife Study September 28, 2011 – We have been informed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) that they will publish their Environmental Assessment (EA) of the Rocky Flats right-of-way issue before the … Continue reading

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Last Chance to Comment on Refuge Land Exchange

Last Chance to Comment on Refuge Land Exchange

Last Chance to Comment on Refuge Land Exchange July 28, 2011 – The City of Golden has submitted a bid to purchase a corridor of land, presently owned by the U.S. Department of the Interior as part of the Rocky Flats … Continue reading

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The Latest: Feds announce plans for environmental assessment of Rocky Flats proposals

The Latest: Feds announce plans for environmental assessment of Rocky Flats proposals

The Latest: Feds announce plans for environmental assessment of Rocky Flats proposals June 10, 2011 – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service informed the City of Golden on June 9, 2011 that it will conduct an environmental assessment of competing proposals … Continue reading

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The Latest: Golden Applies for Rocky Flats Right of Way: City Plans Bike and Walking Trails, Improvements to Existing Roads

The Latest: Golden Applies for Rocky Flats Right of Way: City Plans Bike and Walking Trails, Improvements to Existing Roads

The Latest: Golden Applies for Rocky Flats Right of Way: City Plans Bike and Walking Trails, Improvements to Existing Roads May 20, 2011 – The City of Golden today (May 20) officially offered to acquire a 2.76-mile stretch of right way … Continue reading

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The Latest: Golden to U.S. Interior Secretary: Don’t Transfer Rocky Flats Land to Jefferson Parkway While Negotiations are Pending

The Latest: Golden to U.S. Interior Secretary: Don’t Transfer Rocky Flats Land to Jefferson Parkway While Negotiations are Pending

The Latest: Golden to U.S. Interior Secretary: Don’t Transfer Rocky Flats Land to Jefferson Parkway While Negotiations are Pending March 3, 2011 – At its meeting tonight, the Golden City Council will consider urging U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to hold … Continue reading

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The Latest: Council Votes to Continue Negotiations over Jefferson Parkway

The Latest: Council Votes to Continue Negotiations over Jefferson Parkway

The Latest: Council Votes to Continue Negotiations over Jefferson Parkway Feb. 25, 2011 – The Golden City Council voted unanimously last night (Thursday, Feb. 24) to continue working on a possible agreement with Jefferson County regarding the proposed Jefferson Parkway. However, … Continue reading

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