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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Engage with City Council during a telephone town hall Feb. 22

City Council is hosting the first Telephone Town Hall of the year Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. to provide residents with an easy way to engage in city government from the comfort of their home. City Council will be answering questions about the three Cs &mdash...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: February 10, 2017

Updated 2/16/2017: Highway 2 multiple single lane road closures

Highway 2 will have multiple single lane daytime closures between Quebec Street and E. 96th Avenue beginning Feb. 16, for temporary detour paving and striping. Use caution and pay attention to flaggers.

Feb. 16-23, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.:  Single lane closur...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2017

Message from CDOT: Delays and ramp closure expected on eastbound I-76 near 96th Avenue

On Wednesday, Feb. 8 starting at 8 p.m., motorists should expect delays overnight on eastbound Interstate 76 while crews shift travel lanes onto new detour pavement. Eastbound I-76 will be reduced to a single lane from 8 p.m. on Wednesday until 5:30 a.m. ...Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2017

Spread the Love to support local food banks

Cram the police cruiser with donations of peanut butter and jelly on Feb. 19 Help Commerce City “Spread the Love” and cram the police cruiser with donations of peanut butter and/or jelly jars on February 19 at both King Soopers locati...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: February 2, 2017

Grant funding available for local nonprofits

City awarded $120,000 to organizations in 2016 Beginning today, the Quality Community Foundation (QCF) is accepting applications for the 2017 grant program which supports a variety of important community causes including emergency housing, senior assista...Read on...
Posted on: January 24, 2017

Free tax assistance program location change

Free tax assistance from the Adams County Treasurer’s Office will not be available this year at the Commerce City Recreation Center due to a lack of tax preparation volunteers. For many years, volunteers helped those with low to moderate incomes...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Multiple Highway 2 road closures begin Jan. 16

Closures and detours continue throughout project   Highway 2 will have multiple single lane daytime closures and full lane nighttime closures beginning Jan. 16. Jan. 16-20, Daytime closures, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Various single lanes will be closed on...Read on...
Posted on: January 16, 2017

New bus route begins, detour in place

The new RTD bus route #62 begins service Monday, Jan. 16 with a detour in place. Riders should be aware the civic center stop and the Dick’s Sporting Goods Park stop will not be in service at that time due to some road and pavement construction ...

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View detour map.
Posted on: January 9, 2017

Highway 2 road closure at night rescheduled for week of Jan. 9

Highway 2 will be closed in both directions between Quebec Street and E. 88th Avenue from 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. for five nights beginning Monday, January 9, weather permitting, to install piping underneath Highway 2 for the Highway 2 widening project....Read on...

Posted on: January 9, 2017

Get involved in city decisions; serve on a board, committee, council, or foundation

Commerce City is seeking individuals to serve as members on the Cultural Council, Capital Improvement Projects Citizen Advisory Committee, Derby Review Board, Planning Commission and Quality Community Foundation. “Serving on municipal boards an...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: December 30, 2016

CANCELED: Highway 2 nighttime road closures scheduled for next week

UPDATE: HWY 2 CLOSURE CANCELED DUE TO PENDING WEATHER

Highway 2 will be closed in both directions between Quebec Street and 88th Avenue from 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. for four nights starting Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, to install piping underneath Highway 2 for the ...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2017

Commerce City on Two-Hour Delayed Start Today

Due to inclement weather, the City of Commerce City is on a two-hour delay, with offices and recreation center opening at 10 a.m. this morning.

For updated information on delays of city operations or closures throughout the day, residents can call the ...Read on...

Posted on: December 19, 2016

Recycle Your Christmas Tree for Free

Six drop-off sites open Dec. 23-Jan. 7

Be green this holiday and recycle your natural Christmas tree after the holidays. Commerce City offers residents a free and green option, with six drop-off sites throughout the city, open Dec. 23 through Jan. 7, 2017....

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Commerce City Holiday Closures

Commerce City's administrative offices will be closed Dec. 26, 2016 and Jan. 2, 2017 in observance of the Christmas and New Year's holidays. The Commerce City Recreation Center will close at 1 p.m. on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31. The recreation center is closed o...Read on...

Posted on: December 15, 2016

Tower Road Closure Continues Through April

Tower Road will remain closed in both directions between E. 88th and E. 96th avenues through April 2017 to continue road construction activities. During the closure, drivers should use E. 88th Avenue, Buckley Road and E. 96th Avenue to safely navigate t...Read on...
Posted on: December 15, 2016

Project Present Wraps up Another Holiday Season

Commerce City staff members and police officers deliver presents

Program Spreads Holiday Cheer to 240 Local Children

The holiday is brighter for 240 local children this year because of Commerce City’s annual Project Present. The program is supported from the generosity of local businesses and city employees.

Crea...Read on...

Posted on: December 12, 2016

Public Able to Pick up Memorials on Highway 2 Before they are Discarded

Commerce City is widening Highway 2 from two to four lanes between E. 72nd Avenue and I-76 to improve safety and increase capacity for pedestrians, bicyclists and vehicles. There are nine visible roadside memorials on Highway 2 between E. 72nd Avenue and ...Read on...

Posted on: December 9, 2016

Quebec Street closed between E. 56th and E. 60th avenues

Quebec Street is closed in both directions between E. 56th and E. 60th avenues due to traffic control operations stemming from a broken down semi-truck and tanker trailer in the roadway. The closure is expected to last several hours and driv...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

City Crews Prepared to Take on Winter Weather

Two new snowplow trucks at the ready New Snow Plows, Updated Storm Response Plan in Place With the season’s first major blast of winter weather expected to hit the Front Range, Commerce City is prepared to handle snow removal duties to keep streets maintained both this week and th...Read on...
Posted on: December 2, 2016

CDOT Message: Delays and Ramp Closures Expected on Westbound I-76 near US 85 Sunday Night

On Sunday, Dec. 4 starting at 8 p.m., motorists should expect delays overnight on westbound Interstate 76 while crews shift travel lanes onto new detour pavement. Westbound I-76 will be reduced to a single lane from 8 p.m. on Sunday until 5 a.m. on Monday...Read on...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Top Five Holiday Events in Commerce City

Bring Your Family to Enjoy These Annual Commerce City Events

18th Annual Winterfest in Commerce City Kickoff the holiday season on Dec. 3 at Winterfest and enjoy a pajamas and pancake party with Santa from 9:30 a.m.-Noon at this FREE event at Adams City Hi...Read on...
Posted on: November 29, 2016

Southbound Quebec Street Temporarily Closed Near Highway 2 Due to Fatal Accident

On Nov. 29, 2016, at 5:20 a.m., Commerce City police officers responded to a two car accident southbound Quebec Street approximately 200 feet south of Highway 2.   As a result of the crash, one person died after being ejected. The second driver ...Read on...
Posted on: November 28, 2016

Sidewalk Repairs Happening Around the City Through December

Starting soon and continuing throughout December, crews will make safety improvements and repair trip hazards on concrete sidewalks in locations across the city. In conjunction with this routine concrete work, more significant concrete replacement will ta...Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2016

Commerce City Dedicates Public Art Piece “In the Wind”

In the Wind is a kinetic art piece of brightly colored kite sculptures FIRST PIECE FUNDED BY THE 1 PERCENT PUBLIC ART PROGRAM Commerce City dedicated “In the Wind,” a kinetic art piece of brightly colored kite sculptures ranging from 23’ to 27’ tall that flow back in the wind at Pione...Read on...
Posted on: November 19, 2016

City's Statement Regarding City Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws

La ciudad de Commerce City ha recibido preguntas sobre nuestra función y responsabilidad como gobierno local en relación a las leyes de inmigración. Commerce City es una ciudad acogedora  que valora la relaci&...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2016

Global Steel Company Intsel Expands Operations in Commerce City

92 jobs, 234,000-Sq. Ft. Facility Anchors Irondale Development The city’s Irondale neighborhood will see some long-awaited development with the new Intsel Steel expansion near E. 86th Avenue and Ulster Street off Highway 2. The company recently...Read on...
Posted on: November 16, 2016

Rosemary Street Closed at Highway 2 Railroad Crossing Wednesday Morning

BNSF railway is closing the railroad crossing on Rosemary Street just west of Highway 2 at approximately 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16 for repair work. The work is expected to last until around 1 p.m. Wednesday, and the crossing should be reopened in time for...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2016

Fall Green Yard Waste Drop-Off Event Nov. 5

If you’ve got leaves, grass clippings, tree branches and other compostable yard waste piling up from your fall yard work, take advantage of the city’s last Green Yard Waste Drop-Off Event of 2016 on Saturday, November 5 from 8 a.m. to ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Free health screenings and information at 9Health Fair

Take time to care for yourself and your family with free and affordable health services at the city’s ninth annual 9Health Fair. Men, women and children can take advantage of the screenings and services during the event Saturday, Nov. 12, at Ada...Read on...

9Health Fair website
Posted on: October 26, 2016

Commerce City breaks ground on Highway 2 widening project

Commerce City broke ground today on the Highway 2 widening project near E. 88th Avenue and Highway 2. The project will widen Highway 2 from two to four lanes between E. 72nd Avenue and I-76. The project is designed to increase vehicle capacity and improv...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: October 26, 2016

Emergency preparedness training free for public

The Commerce City Office of Emergency Management is offering hands-on training for the public to learn disaster preparedness and response skills. The Community Emergency Response Team Training (CERT) covers multiple subjects including fire safety and util...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Experience thrills and chills at Creepy Hollows, Fright Night

Enjoy the fun festival atmosphere at Commerce City’s annual Creepy Hollows Fall Festival and Fright Night on October 29 at the Commerce City Recreation Center, 6060 E. Parkway Dr. A favorite, family oriented event for 24 years running, Creepy Ho...

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Engage with City Council during a telephone town hall Oct. 26

City Council is hosting a telephone town hall meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m., to provide residents an easy way to engage in city government from the comfort of their home. Council members will share city information, get feedback on city projects...Read on...

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Free Landfill Day Oct. 22, Yard Waste Event Nov. 5

The last Free Landfill Day of 2016 is coming up on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Republic Services Tower Landfill (8480 Tower Rd.). Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to rid yourself of bulk items or large quantities of trash that may ...Read on...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

Highway 2 widening project kicks off Oct. 26

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Join the city as it breaks ground on the Highway 2 widening project Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 2 and E. 88th Avenue.

The Highway 2 widening project includes expansion of Highway 2 from two to four lanes between E. 72nd...Read on...

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Posted on: October 15, 2016

Commerce City breaks ground on new recreation center

Commerce City broke ground on the new recreation center near E. 112th Avenue and Potomac Street today, celebrating the fourth project underway in the city’s voter-approved capital improvement program.

The new recreation center is planned as a 106,000-...Read on...

Watch the Groundbreaking Online
Posted on: October 14, 2016

Suncor Refinery Resumes Operations

Refinery Resumes Operations (8:30 a.m. Oct. 15 update):
Following yesterday’s power outage, the refinery continues to progress with a safe and planful start-up. Through the course of today and tomorrow there may be a visible emission of white fine clay-l...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2016

CDOT, Adams County projects to affect Commerce City roads

The following road construction projects are being managed by governmental organizations other than the City of Commerce City, but they will affect driving conditions within the city in the weeks and months to come:

INTERSTATE 76 AND HIGHWAY 85 INTERCH...Read on...

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Posted on: October 10, 2016

Commerce City breaks ground on new recreation center Oct. 15

Commerce City is breaking ground on a new recreation center near E. 112th Avenue and Potomac Street on Saturday, Oct. 15. The city is hosting a public reception at the Bison Grill (15700 E. 112th Ave.) beginning at 10 a.m. and staff will be present to dis...Read on...

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

Pavement repair projects underway this month

Road improvement projects are taking place this month on both residential and arterial streets through city’s annual pavement maintenance program, which uses a rotating cycle to repair streets around the city. Most of this year’s projects are taking place...Read on...

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Posted on: October 10, 2016

Commerce City seeking sculpture to purchase for two city parks

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (Oct. 10, 2016) – The City of Commerce City and the Commerce City Cultural Council are seeking to purchase sculptures from Colorado artists, galleries and/or hosts of sculpture-on-loan programs in Colorado for two new parks, Turnberry...Read on...

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Adams City High School’s homecoming parade on Saturday, expect traffic impacts

The Adams City High School’s annual homecoming parade begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, October 1. Road closures will extend from Highway 2 at Quebec Parkway southbound to E. 60th Avenue from 8 a.m. to noon. Please be mindful of traffic impacts and delays during...Read on...

Homecoming Parade Calendar event
Posted on: September 28, 2016

Peoria Street now open following bridge repairs

Peoria Street has been reopened between E. 112th Avenue and E. 105th Way after the successful completion of repairs to the bridge just south of E. 112th Avenue. The road opened to traffic on the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 28.

The city thanks commuters...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

Annual pavement maintenance program underway

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (Sept. 20, 2016) –A number of neighborhood and arterial streets will soon be resurfaced through Commerce City’s annual pavement maintenance and management program. The program is designed to systematically improve the quality and exte...Read on...

c3gov.com/pavemen
Posted on: September 23, 2016

Commerce City’s new Villages East Park opens

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COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (September 23, 2016) – Commerce City celebrated the grand opening and dedication of Villages East Park on September 22. The neighborhood park marks the final park completed in the voter-approved, $137 million capital improvement progr...Read on...

c3gov.com/QCL.
Posted on: September 22, 2016

Tower Road closure begins next week, detour in place

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CLOSURE AIMS TO SPEED UP CONSTRUCTION

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (Sept. 22, 2016) - Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 28, Tower Road will be closed in both directions between E. 88th and E. 96th avenues for about three months while work is done to widen the road. ...Read on...

c3gov.com/Tower
Posted on: September 20, 2016

City Council appoints new city attorney

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (Sept. 19, 2016) – City council appointed Robert Sheesley, Esq. to the position of city attorney during the city council meeting on Monday. Sheesley’s appointment comes after a competitive search process concluded last month. He has...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Peoria Street bridge construction to begin soon

Construction on the Peoria Street bridge just south of E. 112th Avenue is now scheduled to take place during the week of September 26. The contractor expects the work to take roughly 3-4 days and be complete within one week of work starting.

The stret...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

Commerce City celebrates opening of Villages East Park

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COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (September 15, 2016) – Commerce City will celebrate the grand opening of Villages East Park, with a neighborhood celebration and dedication on September 22. The neighborhood park marks the final park completed in the voter-approved, $...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Villages East Park opens on Sept. 22, join in the celebration

The city will celebrate the grand opening of Villages East Park, with a neighborhood celebration and dedication on September 22. The neighborhood park marks the final park completed in the voter-approved, $137 million capital improvement program, which ...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2016

Victim Advocate Volunteers Needed in Brighton and Commerce City

The Brighton and Commerce City police departments are seeking compassionate, caring and dedicated men and women to become victim advocate volunteers. The joint victim services unit supports those who have been a victim of a violent crime or traumatic situ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

Department of Justice Seeks Community Feedback on how to Improve Police Department

The Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) is hosting community listening sessions on Tuesday, September 13 and Wednesday, September 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. as part of its Collaborative Reform Initiative for Techni...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Artists! We need you.

Commerce City seeking artists, applicants for new public art project
NEW RECREATION CENTER, RECREATION CORRIDOR RECEIVE INVESTMENTS

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (August 29, 2016) – The City of Commerce City and the Commerce City Cultural Council seek to commi...Read on...

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Peoria Street Bridge Construction Update

Construction should take place within two weeks to repair the Peoria Street bridge over the Burlington Ditch and re-open the stretch of Peoria Street/Peoria Parkway between E. 112th Avenue and E. 105th Way. This stretch of road has been closed since June ...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2016

Mile High Greyhound Park neighborhood meeting, zoning update set for Sep. 1

Commerce City residents and others interested in the redevelopment process of the former Mile High Greyhound Park site are invited to a neighborhood meeting on Thursday, September 1 at Central Elementary School (6450 Holly St.).

The meeting will offer ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

Commerce City Pro Tem to Chair CML Policy Committee

August 24, 2016, Denver, CO— Commerce City Mayor Pro Tem René Bullock was selected by CML Executive Board President William Bell, Montrose City Manager, to chair the Colorado Municipal League’s Policy Committee. The term begins immediately and lasts throu...Read on...

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Posted on: August 17, 2016

Commerce City Police Department to undergo objective assessment

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (Aug. 17, 2016) – Commerce City officials joined the Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) today to announce the launch of an independent and comprehensive review of the Commerce City Poli...Read on...

DOJ's Press Release
Posted on: August 18, 2016

Wayside horn repairs complete at E. 96th Avenue and Highway 2

The wayside horn at the BNSF railway crossing near E. 96th Avenue and Highway 2 is back to operating as normal after repairs were completed on the afternoon of August 17. The horn system had been down for about one week after being severely damaged in an ...Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

Commerce City’s New Turnberry Park Opens

Turnberry Park Opens

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (August 16, 2016) – Commerce City celebrated the completion of its third voter-approved project with a back-to-school picnic celebration and dedication of Turnberry Park yesterday. The neighborhood park is the third voter-approved pro...Read on...

c3gov.com/QCL
Posted on: August 15, 2016

Rec Center Closed Aug 22 - Sep 5

The Commerce City Recreation Center is closed August 22 – September 5 for annual cleaning and maintenance. The facility will be refreshed with paint, cleaned carpets and hardwood floors, sanitized equipment and general repairs.

While classes and trips ...Read on...

c3gov.com/parks
Posted on: August 15, 2016

Join the Conversation: Attend City Council’s Telephone Town Hall August 17

Join city council members this Wednesday at 7 p.m. for their regular telephone town hall meeting to learn more about what’s happening in our community and ask questions about services and programs. To participate, call in a few minutes ahead of the start ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Wayside horn damaged at E. 96th Avenue and Highway 2

The wayside horn system serving the BNSF railway crossing near the intersection of E. 96th Avenue and Highway 2 is currently not functioning due to severe damage from an automotive crash this week. Federal regulations require all trains to sound their hor...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

Be The Change You Want to See: Join the Ranks of Excellence

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COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (August 9, 2016) – The Commerce City Police Department is recruiting up to seven positions from August 1-28 to receive a full ride and pay to become a certified police officer. Qualified candidates will attend the Adams County Sheriff...Read on...

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

Eastbound 104th Avenue closure for August 6 and 7

The eastbound lanes of E. 104th Avenue are scheduled to be closed for road work from Joliet Street to Lima Street (in a stretch located between Interstate 76 and Highway 2) starting at approximately 3 a.m. Saturday, August 6 and continuing until 5 p.m. Su...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2016

Limited Pool Access on August 4

The sport pool, lazy river and slides are closed at Paradice Island is until 10 a.m. Friday due to an unscheduled cleaning. The leisure pool and toddler swim area remain open.

Posted on: August 1, 2016

Wine Tasting Event to Benefit Parks and Recreation Scholarships

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Quality Community Foundation Annual Beer and Wine Tasting and Silent Auction Fundraiser to benefit Commerce City recreation scholarships.

Bison Grill at the Buffalo Run Golf Course, 15700 E. 112th Avenue on Thursday October 13, 2016, from 6:00 pm to 8:...Read on...

Posted on: July 25, 2016

Drivers may experience traffic congestion July 29-30

Residents and visitors should plan for increased traffic congestion on Quebec St. and the areas surrounding Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, 6000 Victory Way July 29-30 for a concert.

On July 29 starting at 1 p.m., there will be no parking on E. 60th Ave. ...Read on...

Posted on: July 25, 2016

Get to know your local police officer and join neighbors Aug. 2 for National Night Out

Attend One Of The Free Events With Food, Games And Resources - COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (July 25, 2016) – Neighborhoods across Commerce City will come together August 2 in America’s National Night Out, hosting events to raise awareness about crime prevention ...Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2016

Road closure updates for: I-270, Peoria Street, E. 112th Avenue

Road closure updates for: I-270, Peoria Street, E. 112th Avenue
A number road closures are impacting Commerce City commuters. Drivers are encouraged to plan ahead and be familiar with alternate routes to avoid traffic difficulties from the following proj...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Public comment period open for Community Development Block Grant plans

Commerce City has qualified to begin receiving federal funding for community development projects through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. CDBG helps develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living envi...Read on...

Click here to learn more and view the draft pla...
Posted on: June 23, 2016

Free family fun and fireworks at Commerce City’s annual 4thFest

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Celebrate the Fourth of July safely in Commerce City with the largest public fireworks show in the state of Colorado.
Commerce City’s free annual 4thFest celebration, Monday, July 4, takes place outside at the south end of Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (600...Read on...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

Peoria Street closed between E. 112th Avenue and E. 105th Way due to bridge damage

The stretch of Peoria Street between E. 112th Avenue and E. 105th Way is shut down until further notice due to significant damage to the bridge that carries Peoria Street traffic over the O’Brian Canal. Havana Street is the recommended alternate route for...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2016

Join the Conversation: Next City Council Telephone Town Hall is June 15

Join city council members next Wednesday for their regular telephone town hall meeting to learn more about what’s happening in our community and ask questions about services and programs. The conversation will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 15. To partic...Read on...

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Posted on: June 7, 2016

Public Works hosts FREE open house and touch-a-truck event June 16!

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Join the Commerce City Public Works Department for food, fun and a chance to see how public works keeps the city running smoothly every day!

Thursday, June 16
4:00 – 8:00 pmMunicipal Services Center
8602 Rosemary Street

The event features free f...Read on...

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

City Council to recognize winning entrants of Memorial Day Parade

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The sun shone on Commerce City’s 52nd annual Memorial Day Parade, which honored those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to our nation. This year’s grand marhsals were Raymond Brionez, a World War II veteran; Homero Lopez, a Vietnam Veteran; and Arthur Saiz,...Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2016

Free food and family fun at neighborhood outreach

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The summer season kicks off with Commerce
City’s first neighborhood outreach of the season on June 9 at Fronterra Park, 10020 Joplin St.City staff is serving up all-beef hotdogs, chips, fresh veggies, and watermelon slices. New this year, children can ...Read on...

Posted on: May 31, 2016

Paradice Island closed May 31 due to weather conditions

Paradice Island is closed Tuesday, May 31 due to colder weather forecasted for today. When outside temperatures are not expected to reach above 65 degrees, the pool will be closed. This closure is for the safety of our guests. When temperatures drop below...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

Got 7 minutes? We need your help to make Commerce City better for low and moderate-income residents.

Commerce City is about to start receiving federal funds for various programs that benefit low and moderate-income residents and neighborhoods. In order to determine what type of projects should be funded, we need your feedback!

Follow the link at the b...Read on...

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Posted on: May 23, 2016

Honor veterans at Commerce City’s annual Memorial Day Parade

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Colorado’s largest Memorial Day parade enters its 52nd year of honoring veterans Monday, May 30, 2016. The 1.5-mile parade route kicks off at 10 a.m. at E. 64th Avenue and Newport Street, ending near the recreation center at 6060 E. Parkway Drive.

The ...Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Statement regarding Kevin Lord's plea deal with Adams County District Attorney

In response to former police officer Kevin Lord’s recent plea deal with Adams County District Attorney, the city supports the resolution of the case and would like to thank the District Attorney’s office and the members of the 17th judicial district’s cri...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Commerce City recognizes three youth nominees for Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards

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City Council recognized three outstanding local youth on April 6 who represented Commerce City at the Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards (ACMCYA).

The ACMCYA is an annual award program that recognizes Adams County youth between grades ...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Get rid of your green yard waste on Saturday, May 14

If you have grass clippings, leaves, tree limbs or other compostable yard waste to discard following your spring clean-up efforts, take advantage of our FREE Green Yard Waste Drop Off Event at the civic center!

Saturday, May 14
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.Commer...Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2016

Tower Road takes off with a new widening project

Elected officials and residents celebrated today at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Tower Road widening project. This project will benefit commuters by adding an extra lane in each direction between E. 80th and E. 103rd avenues, which will greatly impro...Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2016

Commerce City seeking members to serve on its new citizen advisory board for public safety

Attend Information Session May 11; Applications Due May 25 – Commerce City is seeking members to serve on its very first citizen advisory board for public safety. The board’s purpose is to formally involve the public in analyzing the city’s police service...Read on...

www.c3gov.com/boards
Posted on: April 29, 2016

Commerce City hosts 31st annual pancake breakfast May 7

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– Rise and dine to delicious pancakes, sausage, orange juice, and coffee at the 31st annual pancake breakfast Saturday, May 7, at the Commerce City Recreation Center, 6060 E. Parkway Drive from 7-10 a.m. The annual pancake breakfast raises money for seni...Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2016

Commerce City Police Department to “ticket” kids for good deeds

Starting May 1, the Commerce City Police Department is teaming up with 7-Eleven stores to rewards kids with a free Slurpee® drink for appropriate “offenses,” as part of 7-Eleven's Operation Chill®.

For the 21st year, 7-Eleven is partnering with law enf...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2016

Get rid of old, unwanted and expired prescription drugs for free

Nearly every American household has old or expired prescriptions in their home – and many more are unaware of how to safely dispose of these medications. According to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, every month in Colorado there ...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Free Day at Tower Landfill is Saturday, April 23!

Do you have junk piling up after a long winter? Take advantage of free day at Republic Services Tower Landfill (8480 Tower Rd.) on Saturday, April 23 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.!

Commerce City residents are allowed one free load at Tower Landfill with proof ...Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2016

Urban Renewal Authority approves development agreement for former Mile High Greyhound Park

Commerce City’s Urban Renewal Authority (URA) and City Council concluded 20 months of negotiations Monday night, approving a master development agreement with REGen, LLC, for the former Mile High Greyhound Park site. The agreement marks a new milestone fo...Read on...

More information can be found here
Posted on: April 18, 2016

Underground Utility Work to Start on Highway 2 This Week

As a part of Commerce City’s Highway 2 Widening project, Xcel Energy, through their contractor Sturgeon Electric, will be working to install underground electric lines and remove the overhead lines starting April 18. Over the next two months, work will ta...Read on...

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Posted on: April 15, 2016

Be Prepared for the Spring Storm

While weather models are still developing, the National Weather Service has a winter storm warning in effect and expects a mixture of rain and snow through Monday. Motorists are encouraged to take it slow and ensure they have plenty of time to get to thei...Read on...

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Posted on: April 15, 2016

Help select public art pieces for the new parks, recreation center

The City of Commerce City and the Commerce City Cultural Council are seeking individuals to participate in public art selection committees for several of the voter-approved capital projects. Applications to join a committee are being accepted on an ongoin...Read on...

Application Info
Posted on: April 14, 2016

Sign up to participate in Commerce City's Telephone Town Halls

Held on the third Wednesday every other month at 7 p.m. the next one is scheduled for next week on April 20th.

These events are intended to share city information, get feedback and answer questions; residents with landline phones are randomly selected ...Read on...

Subscribe to participate here
Posted on: April 13, 2016

Celebrate Arbor Day in Commerce City and plant a FREE tree

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Residents will be able to pick up tree seedlings at the Commerce City Recreation Center from Friday, April 15 from Noon – 5 p.m., 6060 E. Parkway Dr. Residents may choose from a Colorado blue spruce or Norway spruce. Seedlings are available on a first com...Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2016

Sign up today and be part of the 52nd annual Memorial Day Parade

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Citizens have the opportunity to play an active role in Colorado’s largest Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30, 2016 at 10 a.m.

Groups can apply the participate in the parade; all parade entrants are required to recognize and observe the parade’s pu...Read on...

www.c3gov.com/parade
Posted on: April 8, 2016

Evening lane closures on E. 120th Avenue over I-76, April 11-14.

Between Monday, April 11 and Thursday, April 14, drivers on E. 120th Avenue can expect to encounter lane closures on the bridge over Interstate 76 between 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. CDOT is conducting essential repairs to the bridge expansion joints during th...Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2016

Spring cleaning opportunities coming soon: landfill day, chemical roundup, yard waste drop off

As the weather continues to warm and spring cleaning is top of mind for many residents, the City of Commerce City wants you to know about three great upcoming opportunities to dispose of waste you may not be able to put in your regular garbage. These even...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2016

RTD commuter rail station breaks ground Thursday, March 31

Join us Thursday, March 31 at 1:30 p.m. for a groundbreaking ceremony celebrating the start of construction on Commerce City’s new commuter rail station. The station is being built at E. 72nd Avenue and Colorado Boulevard as part of RTD’s North Metro Rail...Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2016

E. 104th Avenue opening ceremony CANCELLED

Due to the lingering effects of yesterday’s blizzard, the E. 104th Avenue opening ceremony scheduled for 2 p.m. today has been cancelled. At this time, there are no plans to reschedule the event.

All four lanes of E. 104th Avenue are now open, howeve...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 24, 2016

City offices return to normal schedule

Recreation Center, Civic Center open at established times

Posted on: March 23, 2016

WEATHER IMPACTS: City closes at noon, court rescheduled, on accident alert

Due to inclement weather the city's administrative offices and recreation center is closed at noon today. The city's municipal court is asking anyone that is scheduled to appear today, March 23, to please appear next Thursday, March 31 at 8:30 a.m. E. 96t...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2016

E. 88th Avenue closure information for Monday, March 21 and March 22

BNSF railway is closing the railroad crossing at E. 88th Avenue between Yosemite Street and Highway 2 from 7 a.m. on Monday, March 21 to approximately 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22 for repairs. The closure was extended into Tuesday to ensure the safety of ...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2016

Opening ceremony marks completion of E. 104th Avenue widening project

Join us on Thursday, March 24 at 2:00 pm for an opening ceremony to celebrate the completion of the E. 104th Avenue widening project! The latest phase has finished the widening of E. 104th Avenue for the entire stretch between Highway 85 and E-470, fulfil...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2016

Seven Commerce City Businesses Rise to the Top

Commerce City honored seven local businesses who achieved great success last year at the eighth annual Commerce City Business Appreciation Awards event. Held at the Yellow Rose Event Center, the breakfast featured a keynote from Ardent Mills Chief Executi...Read on...

Full Press Release
Posted on: March 17, 2016

Northglenn names Jim Hayes as their new city manager

The city of Northglenn has a new city manager. James Hayes was unanimously appointed at the March 14 City Council meeting and will assume his new duties on April 18. Hayes said, "I am honored and excited to be selected to serve as the city manager for the

Read full story here
Posted on: March 16, 2016

Registration is open for the 9th annual Fishing Frenzy Derby!

Join Commerce City Parks, Recreation and Golf, Bass Pro Shops, and the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, April 9 from 9-11:30 a.m. at 6550 Gateway Rd., Commerce City, 80022. The event is FREE for kids ages 3-15. Register online ...Read on...

c3gov.com/register
Posted on: March 14, 2016

Tip Line Available for residents, public to report inappropriate police behavior

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The Colorado Bureau of Investigations Tip Line at 303-239-4611 has been established to provide residents and the public a way to report inappropriate contact with former Officer John Reinhart or any other officer within the department.

“The Commerce C...Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2016

Commerce City issues first retail marijuana license

City Clerk Laura Bauer issues the first marijuana license to Melissa Bradley, Lifestyle Foods, Inc.

Commerce City issued its first marijuana license this week, following the repeal of the city’s temporary ban on retail marijuana businesses in 2015. Lifestyle Foods, Inc. received a retail marijuana products manufacturer’s license, after successfully comp...Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2016

Recreation center closures in March

The Commerce City Recreation Center is closed March 13 for staff training and March 27 for the Easter holiday.

Posted on: March 3, 2016

Lane closures on E. 96th Ave. March 3 and 4 for road shouldering

On Thursday and Friday, March 3 and 4, stretches of E. 96th Avenue will be limited to one lane between Highway 2 and Chambers Road while the Commerce City Public Works Department conducts operations to improve the shoulder of the roadway. Work is expecte...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2016

The Commerce City Telephone Town Hall recorded earlier this month is now available.

If you missed the Commerce City Telephone Town Hall earlier this month you can find the recorded session in full here. These live interactive events will be held at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of every other month, with the next one scheduled for April. As...Read on...

Check out the recording here
Posted on: February 12, 2016

Commerce City begins construction on final voter-approved park

Dinger, Edson the Eagle and Lightning joined Commerce City to officially begin construction on the new Villages at Buffalo Run East Neighborhood Park. Elected officials teed up the celebration and swung for the fences to get another voter-approved project...Read on...

Park info
Posted on: February 12, 2016

Attend the First Telephone Town Hall of 2016 on Wednesday, Feb. 17

Learn more about what’s happening in the city, ask questions and provide input on important projects City Council will host a series of telephone town hall meetings this year to provide residents an easy way to engage in city government from the...Read on...
Posted on: February 9, 2016

Reserve a place of honor at Veteran’s Memorial Park by Feb. 15

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Looking for a special way to honor those who’ve served our country? Commerce City’s Veteran’s Memorial Park offers custom-etched pavers for purchase to permanently recognize our military heroes. Pavers are placed in advance of the city’s annual Memorial D...Read on...

Download an application here
Posted on: February 8, 2016

Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Award Deadline extended to Feb. 19

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City staff is seeking nominations for the Adams County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Award (ACMCYA). The ACMCYA is an annual award program that recognizes Adams County youth between grades 6-12, or those young people who may not currently be in a school ...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2016

Commerce City Celebrates Park Groundbreaking in Villages at Buffalo Run East on Feb. 11 at 2 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of construction on the new neighborhood park in Villages at Buffalo Run East. The event will include elements from the Rocky Mountain and sports inspired theme with special guest speakers and light refreshments.

11...Read on...

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Commerce City Administrative Offices on Two-Hour Delay

Due to inclement weather, the City of Commerce City is on a two-hour delay, with administrative offices opening at 10 a.m. this morning.

For updated information on delays of city operations or closures throughout the day, residents can call the city’s...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: January 28, 2016

Commerce City celebrates groundbreaking for second of three parks promised to voters

Elected officials, elementary school students, and residents broke ground today on the new Turnberry neighborhood park. The project is one of five capital improvements funded by a 1-percent sales and use tax increase approved by voters in 2013 that will b...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: January 28, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY: Commerce City celebrates groundbreaking at 2 p.m. today for second of three parks pr

Commerce City is breaking ground on the new Turnberry neighborhood park Jan. 28, 2016. This marks the second park under construction in the $137 million capital improvement program approved by voters in 2013. The community-selected park theme inspired by ...Read on...

View more information online
Posted on: January 28, 2016

Men’s shower facilities at the Commerce City Recreation Center closed for maintenance Feb. 18-21

The men’s shower facilities at the Commerce City Recreation Center will be closed Feb. 18-21 for resurfacing. The men’s locker room will remain open; however, shower facilities, the steam room, and swimming pool are not available to men during this time. ...Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2016

Victim Advocate volunteers needed in Brighton and Commerce City

The Brighton and Commerce City police departments are seeking compassionate, caring and dedicated men and women to become victim advocate volunteers. The joint victim services unit supports those who have been a victim of a violent crime or traumatic situ...Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2016

Spread the Love in Commerce City! Donate food staples today

Help Commerce City “Spread the Love” with donations of peanut butter and/or jelly jars Jan. 19-Feb. 14, 2016, and support the Adams County Emergency Food Bank in Commerce City.

“The annual food drive is a great way to continue giving back to the commun...Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2016

Commerce City names new director of Information Technology

Justin Bingham

City Manager Brian McBroom announced the hiring of Justin Bingham as the city’s new director of information technology. He begins employment Jan. 25, 2016.

“Justin brings more than 13 years of private and public sector experience and a proven track re...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Alert: Trail detour on Sand Creek Regional Greenway at E. 64th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard

Trail Detour

The Sand Creek Regional Greenway Trail is detoured at E. 64th Avenue and a half-mile west of Colorado Boulevard November 2015 through May 2016, due to the Regional Transportation District’s North Metro Rail Line construction project. Construction crews ar...Read on...

For more information about RTD’s North Metro Rail
Posted on: December 31, 2015

Get involved in city decisions; consider serving on a board, committee, council, or foundation

Commerce City is seeking individuals to serve as members on the Cultural Council, Quality Community Foundation, Capital Improvement Projects Citizen Advisory Committee and Housing Authority.

“Serving on municipal boards and commissions is a great way t...Read on...

www.c3gov.com/boards
Posted on: December 17, 2015

Commerce City announces holiday closures

Commerce City's administrative offices will close at noon Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 in observance of the Christmas and New Year's holiday. The recreation center will close at 1 p.m. All city buildings are closed Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, and Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. ...Read on...

Posted on: December 29, 2015

Project Present wraps up another holiday season

The holiday is brighter for 240 local children this year because of Commerce City’s annual Project Present. The program is supported from the generosity of local businesses and city employees.

Created by the city’s parks and recreation department, the ...Read on...

Posted on: December 23, 2015

Recycle your Christmas tree for free! Six drop-off sites available until Jan. 7, 2016

Be green this holiday and recycle your natural Christmas tree after the holidays. Commerce City offers residents a free and green option, with six drop-off sites throughout the city, open through Jan. 7, 2016. Last year, 522 trees were recycled and used f...Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2015

Design professional sought to serve on downtown district board

Applications accepted through Jan. 31, 2016 - The city is seeking a qualified design professional to serve on its Derby Review Board to support the revitalization of the city’s Derby downtown district.

Derby is the heart of Commerce City’s historic cit...Read on...

www.c3gov.com/derby
Posted on: December 15, 2015

City Offices & Recreation Center will close at 3:00 pm today

Due to inclement weather, city offices and the recreation center will close at 3 p.m. today. Normal business hours are expected tomorrow.

Here are some winter driving tips to keep in mind from CDOT:
• Be sure to carry plenty of windshield wiper f...Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2015

Swearing in & Recognition of Council Members on Monday Dec. 7

Attend the swearing in of Commerce City's newly elected officials Monday, December 7, at 6:30 p.m. and recognize term-limited Ward IV Councilman Jim Benson. A reception will occur immediately following the meeting to honor city council members.

Posted on: November 25, 2015

Santa Claus comes to Commerce City for Winterfest

Kick off the holiday season at Winterfest, Commerce City’s FREE holiday celebration Wednesday, Dec. 9 in downtown Derby at Monaco Street and E. 72nd Avenue. Venture into a winter wonderland in the historic Derby neighborhood with carolers, games, crafts, ...Read on...

Posted on: November 23, 2015

Public invited to swearing in of new city council members

The public is invited to watch newly elected officials take the oath of office at the Dec. 7, 2015, meeting, with a reception immediately following to recognize council members for their service.

Mayor Sean Ford, Ward II Councilman Rick Teter and At-La...Read on...

Certified Election Results
Posted on: November 21, 2015

Today's Leaf and Green Yard Waste Drop-Off Event is cancelled due to inclement weather

The Leaf and Green Yard Waste Drop-Off Event scheduled for Nov. 21, 2015, is cancelled due to inclement weather. The storm from tonight has left a coating of ice on most sidewalks, parking lots and streets and the temperatures remain below freezing.

Posted on: November 16, 2015

Commerce City prepared for winter storm

Nine Plows Follow The City’s Snow Plan To Help Keep Roads Open, Safe – With the National Weather Service issuing a blizzard warning for the metro Denver region, Commerce City snow removal crews are prepared to keep city streets clear as inclement weather ...Read on...

Posted on: November 15, 2015

Commerce City Hosts Second Leaf and Green Yard Waste Event

Commerce City residents with extra leaves and green yard waste can drop off acceptable items for free at the city’s Leaf and Green Yard Waste Event Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Civic Center, located at 7887 E. 60th Avenue.

This...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: November 14, 2015

District Attorney, Police Department announce arrest in officer-involved shooting

District Attorney Dave Young joined the Commerce City Police Department and the Colorado Department of Public Safety in announcing the arrest of Kevin Lord for his involvement in Sunday’s officer-involved shooting. Lord – the officer that was shot – was a...Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2015

Award of $20,000 available for info leading to arrest of suspect for shooting of CCPD Officer Kevin

Suspet at large

Federal, State And Local Law Enforcement Agencies Contribute Funds – Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies announced today the availability of a cash reward up to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect involved in the sho...Read on...

View full Crime Stoppers Bulletin here
Posted on: November 9, 2015

Composite sketch of suspect released in officer-involved shooting

Suspect Composite Sketch

The Commerce City Police Department released a composite sketch this evening of the suspect in the officer-involved shooting from Sunday morning. This new information is a result of the ongoing investigation and Officer Lord’s ability to provide a detaile...Read on...

Previous Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2015

Commerce City hosts open house for Highway 2 widening project

Learn More About Proposed Design, Construction Anticipated In 2016 - COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (Nov. 9, 2015) – Commerce City’s Highway 2 project is underway and design information is being shared at a public open house on Nov. 10 at Lester Arnold High School...Read on...

Posted on: November 8, 2015

Suspect still at-large in officer-involved shooting

The Commerce City Police Department is seeking public help in finding a suspect and vehicle involved in the shooting of a Commerce City police officer this morning. The officer was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released from the hospital....Read on...

Earlier Release
Posted on: November 8, 2015

Suspect is being sought in officer-involved shooting

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (November 8, 2015) – The Commerce City Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a suspect and vehicle that were involved in a shooting of a Commerce City police officer this morning.

At about 7:10 a.m.,...Read on...

Posted on: November 6, 2015

Commerce City Accepting Applications for a Public Art Project

COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (Nov. 5, 2015) – The City of Commerce City and the Commerce City Cultural Council have started to implement the public art project associated with the voter-approved capital improvement program. The first of the public art project to...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2015

Assistance requested in finding reported police impersonator

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Earlier today, the police department was contacted regarding a potential police impersonator near the Belle Creek Neighborhood. At approximately 10 a.m., the adult female victim was approached by a male driving a white SUV, possibly a Ford Explorer, whil...Read on...

View the full size image here
Posted on: November 4, 2015

City voters retain incumbents, elect new Ward IV councilor

Marijuana Tax, Charter Amendment And Dia Agreement Also Approved - COMMERCE CITY, COLO (Nov. 4, 2015) - According to unofficial results from the Adams County Clerk & Recorder's Office, Commerce City voters retained four city council incumbents, electe...Read on...

http://www.adamscountyelections.org
Posted on: November 3, 2015

City recognized by Colorado Parks and Recreation Association

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The City of Commerce City was recently recognized by the Colorado Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) with a Columbine Award for its excellence in facility design of the city’s new outdoor leisure pool, Paradice Island. Commerce City Athletics Recreat...Read on...

Posted on: October 30, 2015

Administrative offices closed in observance of Veteran’s Day

Commerce City administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, in observance of Veteran’s Day. The recreation center will be open from 5:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., with the pool closing 30 minutes before the facility. All administrative officers ...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2015

Public Meeting for Highway 2 Design Updates

Commerce City invites residents and neighbors of Derby and Eagle Creek to participate in an open house at Lester Arnold High School on Nov. 10 from 4 – 6 p.m. Community members will have a chance to speak with the project team and ask questions about the ...Read on...

www.c3gov.com/QCL
Posted on: October 28, 2015

Free health screenings and information at 9Health Fair

FLU SHOTS, MENS AND WOMEN’S WELLNESS AREAS, OPEN ENROLLMENT ONSITE - Take time to care for yourself and your family with free and affordable health services at the city’s eighth annual 9Health Fair/Feria de Salud. Men, women and children can take advantag...Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2015

Commerce City selected as pilot community for Great Outdoors Colorado Inspire Initiative

Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) announced Friday that Commerce City was selected as part of the Northeast Metro Coalition as a pilot community for GOCO’s $25 million Inspire Initiative. The Northeast Metro Coalition represents 13 agency and nonprofit partn...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2015

Experience thrills and chills at Creepy Hollows, Fright Night

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Bring Your Family To Enjoy These Annual Commerce City Traditions – Enjoy the festival atmosphere and fun at Commerce City’s annual Creepy Hollows Fall Festival and Fright Night on October 24 at the Commerce City Recreation Center, 6060 E. Parkway Dr. A fa...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2015

2016/2017 Biennial Budget Draft now available

The draft of the 2016/2017 Biennial Budget is now available on the website at www.c3gov.com/budget. The draft will be available until November 2, 2015 when the Commerce City City Council will vote to officially approve the budget.

www.c3gov.com/budget
Posted on: October 12, 2015

Commerce City Hosts Leaf and Green Yard Waste Event

Free Drop-Off For Residents; All Items Are Subject To Individual Review - Commerce City residents with extra leaves and green yard waste can drop off acceptable items for free at the city’s Leaf and Green Yard Waste Event Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, from 8 a...Read on...

www.c3gov.com/trash
Posted on: October 7, 2015

Rollover accident causes road closures on I-270 at Vasquez Blvd

Eastbound and Westbound I-270 is closed at Vasquez Boulevard due to a semi-truck rollover. The southbound Vasquez Boulevard on-ramp to EB I-270 is also closed. Traffic is being diverted on N/S Vasquez Boulevard. Alternate routes are advised now through ru...Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2015

Join City Council for Commerce City’s Second Telephone Town Hall

Call Toll Free To Ask Questions, Provide Input From Home

City Council is hosting its second telephone town hall meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 13. Join neighbors and council members to learn more about what’s happening in the city and ask questions ...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2015

Highway 2 Reopens Following Fatal Accident

Roadway reopened at approximately 7 p.m. following the conclusion of the police department investigation.

Posted on: September 21, 2015

Fatal Traffic Accident Closes Highway 2 at Rosemary Street

The Commerce City Police Department responded to motor vehicle crash involving a semi-truck and sports utility vehicle at Highway 2 and Rosemary Street at approximately 4 p.m. Sept. 21, 2015. The accident resulted in an adult male fatality at the scene. ...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2015

Attend the 2015 Commerce City Election Forum Oct. 8, 2015

Attend the 2015 Election Forum sponsored by the Commerce City Business & Professional Association and Community Enterprise from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at the Commerce City Civic Center, 7887 E. 60th Avenue.

All school board and c...Read on...

2015 Election Information
Posted on: September 10, 2015

The smoke in the air is part of live fire training

Just a heads up that Suncor Energy will be conducting live fire training today, starting at about 9 AM. Training will continue throughout the entire day and you may see thick smoke as a result.

Posted on: September 1, 2015

Commerce City Council Races, Ballot Set for Upcoming Election

Voters will elect a mayor, two at-large council members, and representatives from Ward II and Ward IV for four year terms on Nov. 3, 2015. Candidates were certified Aug. 28 and a lot draw determined the listed ballot order as follows:

MAYOR
• Gordon H...Read on...

2015 Election Information
Posted on: August 31, 2015

Commerce City offices closed in observance of Labor Day

Commerce City administrative offices and recreation center are closed Monday, Sept. 7, 2015, in observance of Labor Day. All facilities will reopen at their regularly scheduled times Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015.

Posted on: August 25, 2015

Commerce City’s new Fronterra Park opens

Commerce City celebrated the opening of the new Fronterra Park tonight with a back to school picnic. The neighborhood park is the second voter-approved project completed in the $137 million capital improvement program, which will complete five projects by...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 24, 2015

Volunteer for Commerce City’s Cultural Council or Quality Community Foundation

Help support art, culture and education within the community. Commerce City is seeking individuals to serve as members on the Cultural Council and Quality Community Foundation.

“Serving on municipal boards and commissions is a great way to get more inv...Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Commerce City Recreation Center closed August 24-September 7

The Commerce City Recreation Center is closed August 24 – September 7 for annual cleaning and maintenance. The facility will be refreshed with paint, cleaned carpets and hardwood floors, sanitized equipment and general repairs.

While classes and trips ...Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2015

Two ballot questions unanimously referred to Commerce City voters

COUNCIL CANDIDATE PETITIONS DUE 5 P.M. AUG. 24; BALLOT LOT DRAW AUG. 31 – Earlier this week, the City Council of Commerce City unanimously referred two ballot questions for municipal voters to consider during the Nov. 3, 2015, election.

The first quest...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2015

Represent the youth voice in Commerce City

Youth commission applications encouraged by September 16. COMMERCE CITY, COLO. (August 17, 2015) – Commerce City Youth Commission is seeking youth and adults to serve as members. The youth commission is an advisory body to city council on issues affecting...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2015

Did you know you can access an accident report online?

If you navigate to our Police page you will find the option under Online Services. This will link you with our partner BuyCrash.com and allow you to search for and purchase a copy of your police report, or sign up for notifications for when your police re...Read on...

Police Department Web Page
Posted on: August 12, 2015

Commerce City’s new recruitment program pays for police academy

Do you have a desire to serve others? Do you possess compassion, integrity and honesty? Join the Commerce City Police Department, which is seeking Coloradans who desire a career in law enforcement and are ready to be part of a team that meets the public s...Read on...

Apply here!
Posted on: August 10, 2015

Help Commerce City Kids with School Supply Donations

Commerce City PD is asking for your help with school supply donations. Your donations go directly to help Commerce City kids. Some of the most needed items are:
• Pens• No. 2 Pencils
• Loose leaf paper• Three ring binders
• Backpacks• Safety scis...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2015

Limited Pool Access Tomorrow

The toddler pool will be closed until noon Thursday because of a fecal incident. Just to keep everyone healthy and safe, the kids pool with large play structure will be closed until Friday morning. The sports pool, lazy river and slides remain open.

Posted on: July 31, 2015

Celebrate summer at annual Neighborhood Outreach

Bring your family to enjoy this Commerce City tradition – The summer season winds down with Commerce City’s annual neighborhood outreach August 13 at Pioneer Park, 5950 Holly St.
City staff is serving up all-beef hotdogs, chips, fresh veggies, and waterm...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2015

Commerce City seeks input on recreation center programming

VOTER-APPROVED CAPITAL PROGRAM WILL CONSTRUCT NEW RECREATION CENTER, EXPAND EXISTING FACILITY

Commerce City is hosting four public meetings in August to obtain community feedback about programming ideas for the new recreation facility and expansion of...Read on...

Posted on: July 27, 2015

Repair work on the Union Pacific Railroad Crossing at East 88th Avenue

Union Pacific (UP) will be doing repair work on the railroad crossing at East 88th Avenue tomorrow (7/28) from 6 a.m. to approximately noon. Detours will be in place to get vehicles around the closure.

Posted on: July 27, 2015

Survey! We want to hear from you regarding the Derby area:

The Commerce City Resident Derby District Survey will help provide input on future improvements to the Derby District.

This 5 question survey will be used to gauge interest on several topics as revitalization efforts for the Derby District are evaluate...Read on...

Take the survey here!
Posted on: July 20, 2015

Commerce City’s 2015 Municipal Election Process Begins

Commerce City voters will determine five elected positions during the Nov. 3, 2015, nonpartisan municipal election. Voters will elect a mayor, council members for Ward II and Ward IV as well as two individuals to represent the city at-large for a four-yea...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 8, 2015

Requesting public assistance in identifying suspects

Street Robbery Suspects

On May 23, 2015 a male victim exited the RTD bus in the area of 6300 block of E. 72nd Avenue. As he was walking along the sidewalk a dark blue Ford Explorer drove alongside him and four males and a female exited the vehicle and proceeded to assault, rob, ...Read on...

Street Robbery Bulletin
Posted on: July 6, 2015

New outdoor leisure pool, Paradice Island, opens July 10

Paradice Island Pool

Commerce City celebrates the opening of the city’s new outdoor leisure pool, Paradice Island at Pioneer Park (5950 Holly St.), on July 10 at 10 a.m. The pool is the first of five projects completed in five years as promised through the $137 million voter-...Read on...

http://www.c3gov.com/paradice
Posted on: July 1, 2015

Free family fun and fireworks at Commerce City’s annual 4thFest

Come celebrate this Fourth of July safely in Commerce City at one of the best and biggest fireworks shows around!

Commerce City’s free 4thFest, Saturday July 4, begins outside at the south end of Dick’s Sporting Goods Park (6000 Victory Way). Outdoor ...Read on...

Posted on: June 23, 2015

Commerce City's June 3 Telephone Town Hall is a success!

The audio recording for the city’s June 3 telephone town hall is now available for listening. At least 247 people connected with the call and questions included topics such as driving safety, development, trash, recreation, roadwork and more.

Listen to the recorded audio here.
Posted on: June 18, 2015

Commerce City Celebrates Bike to Work Day June 24

Bicyclists commuting to and from Commerce City are encouraged to leave their car at home June 24 for the Denver region’s annual Bike to Work Day. Commerce City is hosting a station from 6:30 – 9 a.m. and 4:30 – 6 p.m. at the Dahlia Trailhead, located at 5...Read on...

Registration and More Info
Posted on: June 9, 2015

Train derailment in Commerce City, no injuries

At approximately 1:40 p.m. today, a northbound Union Pacific train derailed near E. 96th Avenue. Three box cars near the end of the train derailed and are overturned on the ground; there are several tankers behind the box cars which have started to lean o...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2015

Take precautions against mosquitoes

It appears the city will have an active mosquito season, with large amounts of rainfall creating a haven for the pesky insects. As a part of its mosquito abatement program, Commerce City wants to remind residents that the best defense against mosquito bit...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 4, 2015

Celebrate summer at Neighborhood Outreach

The summer season kicks off with Commerce City’s annual neighborhood outreach June 11 at River Run Park, 11515 Oswego St.

City staff is serving up all-beef hotdogs, chips, fresh veggies, and watermelon slices. Children can bounce around in inflatables,...Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2015

Adams County Communities and Denver Announce New Regional Pact to Drive Job Creation

Leaders from Adams County, Aurora, Brighton, Commerce City, Denver, Federal Heights and Thornton today opened a new chapter in cooperative business development and job creation for Denver International Airport and the region it serves. Culminating more th...Read on...
Posted on: June 1, 2015

City begins business licensing for retail marijuana

City council unanimously approved an ordinance repealing the temporary ban on retail marijuana businesses. Businesses are able to begin the process of obtaining a retail marijuana business license with the city June 2, 2015.

There is no cap on the numb...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 1, 2015

City Council recognizes winning entrants of Memorial Day Parade

The sun shone on Commerce City’s 51st annual Memorial Day Parade last week, which honored those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to our nation. Albert Amador, Jr., a Korean War veteran, and Sergeant Major Jeffery Polliard, who served in Operation Iraqi Fre...Read on...

www.c3gov.com/parade
Posted on: May 29, 2015

Weather causes delay in opening Paradice Island Pool at Pioneer Park

The state has received more than its typical share of rain this month. For example, 22 of the past 25 days have had measurable precipitation. The average days of precipitation for May are only nine. DIA has measured 3.72 inches of rain so far this month, ...Read on...

Posted on: May 29, 2015

Commerce City Launches Tower Road Widening Project Video

Video shows how new road will improve multi-modal commuting and safety - The City of Commerce City has produced a video highlighting the widening of Tower Road, a project that is currently in design and scheduled to begin construction later this year. The...Read on...

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Posted on: May 27, 2015

Join the conversation at Commerce City’s Telephone Town Hall

Residents are invited to join Commerce City Council Members at a telephone town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2015, to discuss ongoing construction projects and development activities happening within the community.

If you live within the c...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2015

The 96th Avenue Extension is now open!

The city wants to thank you for your patience as the 96th Avenue Extension opened this past weekend. A dedication ceremony was held in early May to celebrate the new connection between 96th Avenue and Tower Road, but heavy rainfall has delayed crews in ma...Read on...

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Posted on: May 18, 2015

Celebrate National Public Works Week at May 19 Open House

PAINT CITY SNOW PLOWS, ENJOY FOOD, MUSIC & LEARN ABOUT CITY PROJECTS

Commerce City is joining communities nationwide this month to recognize National Public Works Week (NPWW) May 17-23, 2015. Due to the essential nature of public works service, the...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2015

Honor veterans at Commerce City’s annual Memorial Day Parade

CEREMONY BEGINS AT 9:30 A.M. AT VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK Colorado’s largest Memorial Day Parade enters its 51st year of honoring veterans Monday, May 25, 2015. The 1.5-mile parade route kicks off at 10 a.m. at 64th Avenue and Newport Street, endin...Read on...
Posted on: May 15, 2015

Keep your children active during the summer break

Looking for a fun and safe way for your child or teen to spend their summer? The Commerce City Police Department and recreation center have teamed up on a series of exciting summer programs for children and teens to enjoy, from bike rodeos to police camps...Read on...

www.c3gov.com/recreation
Posted on: May 12, 2015

Public Works Open House May 19 at the Municipal Service Center

On May 19, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Bring the whole family for music, food, fun and learning during the public works open house. This is a unique experience for kids to touch a truck, paint a snow plow, learn about water conservation, take a tour of the facility...Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2015

Support Commerce City Youth Commission by eating at Chipotle

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Commerce City Youth Commission. Just come into the Commerce City Chipotle on Thursday, May 14th, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Tell the cashier you're supporting the cause to make sure that 50%...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2015

Police Officers' Memorial Day is May 15

Commerce City will recognize and celebrate the important work that the men and women of the police department perform every day for the community during a special flag ceremony held at 8 a.m. at the Civic Center.

After the ceremony, blue ribbons will b...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Downed Tree Branches Assistance and Recycling

As a result of the snowfall over the weekend, many residents are calling the City concerned about disposal of downed tree branches. Citizens have a few options available to them:

• Waste Management will accept tree branches for disposal if they are fit...Read on...

Posted on: May 7, 2015

City celebrates substantial completion of 96th Avenue extension

Commerce City officials today celebrated the substantial completion of a new, 2-mile road that extends 96th Avenue to Tower Road, providing a new east-west connection for residents and commuters. The heavy week of rain put a damper on plans to open the ro...Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2015

Rapids tickets - Buy one get one free

Colorado Rapids vs San Jose Earthquakes
Friday, May 8, 2015 8:00PM

Tickets on sale now: Buy one get one free!Support our hometown Colorado Rapids Soccer Club by taking advantage of this exclusive online only offer.

For more information: www....Read on...

www.rapidstix.com/hometown
Posted on: April 24, 2015

Havana Street will be closed at E. 104th Avenue beginning on Monday, May 4.

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There will be no through traffic allowed, but business access will remain open. Alternate routes include Highway 85, Highway 2, and Florence Street. Havana Street is anticipated to reopen in September.

If you have any questions regarding constructi...Read on...

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Posted on: April 23, 2015

Commerce City hosts 30th annual pancake breakfast May 2 event raises money for senior recreation pro

Rise and shine to delicious pancakes and sausage at the 30th annual pancake breakfast Saturday, May 2, at the Commerce City Recreation Center, 6060 E. Parkway Drive. The annual pancake breakfast raises money for senior programs at the Commerce City Recrea...Read on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2015

Eighth annual Commerce City Fishing Frenzy Derby results

Fishing Frenzy Winners

More than 550 anglers and onlookers attended the eighth annual Fishing Frenzy, a free kids fishing derby Saturday, April 11, at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.

Nearly 230 children ages 3-15 competed in two fishing derbies. Junior a...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Commerce City ready for late season spring storm

Commerce City’s public works department is prepared for the forecasted spring snow storm. Personnel are scheduled to be on-call tonight and 10 large snow plows are ready to keep roads safe for motorists.

While weather models are still developing, the N...Read on...

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Posted on: April 10, 2015

Commerce City Police Department seeking community assistance in identifying auto theft suspects

Female suspects

On April 9, 2015, the Commerce City Police Department received 13 reports of vehicles being broken into and one auto theft in the River Run East neighborhood, between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m.

The suspects are looking for vehicles that are unlocked and have mo...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2015

Voting for your favorite design themes for Turnberry & Villages at Buffalo Run East parks

Design is underway for new neighborhood parks in Turnberry and Villages at Buffalo Run East, scheduled to open in 2016. Public meetings in April will obtain input on park themes and elements. Voting is now available online (see below) and at the civic cen...Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2015

Youth art contest promotes recycling, offers permanent display

Deadline to submit is April 17. - The City of Commerce City invites all youth residents in 4th-8th grades to submit an original art piece that reflects the importance of recycling. The winning piece will be incorporated into the design of the new solar-po...Read on...

www.c3gov.com/trash
Posted on: April 1, 2015

Vote for neighborhood park themes & elements April 8 – 24

Commerce City is holding a contest for residents to design the Turnberry and Villages at Buffalo Run East neighborhood parks, which are part of the city’s voter-approved capital improvement program. Scheduled to open in 2016, these new park sites will inc...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2015

Reel in the biggest catch at Commerce City’s annual Fishing Frenzy Derby

Fishing Frenzy winners

Get your fishing pole ready for the eighth annual Fishing Frenzy, a free kids fishing derby Saturday, April 11, at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. Children ages 3-15 and their parents are invited to this event, featuring two fishing d...Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2015

Get involved in city decisions; serve on a board, committee, or foundation

Commerce City is seeking individuals to serve as members on the Cultural Council, Capital Improvement Project Citizen Advisory Committee, Quality Community Foundation and Derby Review Board.

“Serving on municipal boards and commissions is a great way t...Read on...

www.c3gov.com/boards
Posted on: March 27, 2015

Prescribed burns today in the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge

Today the U.S Fish & Wildlife Service will be conducting two prescribed burns at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. Ignitions will begin around 9:30 AM and will be finished by 5:30 PM. If you have any questions please call
303-289-...Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Emergency track repair closes 96th Avenue at Highway 2

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad is currently completing emergency track repair work at 96th Avenue & Highway 2. 96th Avenue is closed with detour routes being utilized throughout the closure. Please follow the detour signage and utilize a...Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2015

Traffic Advisory

Beginning Thursday, March 26 at 5 a.m., Havana Street will be closed at E. 104th Avenue for pipe installation. There will be no access to E. 104th Avenue from Havana Street, and travelers will be unable to turn north onto Havana from E. 104th Avenue.
...Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2015

Five Commerce City business all-stars recognized for achievements

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Commerce City honored five local business all-stars at the seventh business appreciation awards event today. Held at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, the breakfast also featured a keynote from Colorado Rapids President Tim Hinchey.

“Commerce City has a thri...Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2015

Traffic Advisory — ongoing project

On Monday, March 9, at 6 a.m., lane closures will be set up near the intersection of East 56th Avenue and Quebec Street for a vault upgrade project.

The intersection will remain open in all directions during the project, but impacts include:

• ...Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2015

Commerce City’s new resident-focused recruitment program pays for police academy.

Integrity. Compassion. Teamwork. Critical Thinking. A desire to serve others. These are a few of the character traits the Commerce City Police Department is seeking from Commerce City residents who have a desire to have a career in law enforcement, servin...Read on...

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Posted on: February 27, 2015

Commerce City Residents and Employees Spread the Love

Share the love

More than 507 jars of peanut butter and jelly were donated through Commerce City’s Spread the Love food drive benefiting the Adams County Emergency Food Bank. The annual food drive occurs January through Valentine’s Day.

“The annual food drive is a gre...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2015

96th Avenue pavement connection requires three week closure

The 2-mile 96th Avenue extension east to Tower Road is nearly complete. In order to tie in the new pavement to the existing roadway, crews will close 96th Avenue east of Nucla Street and Buckley Road to 88th Avenue Monday, March 2, 2015.

Once construc...Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2015

It's snowing!

The city's monitoring the storm and is ready to keep roads clear as accumulation continues. We follow our snow plan (c3gov.com/snow), focused on clearing major roads first (like Tower) then collector roadways. CDOT is responsible for maintaining all high...Read on...

www.c3gov.com/snow
Posted on: February 25, 2015

Now enrolling for summer camp through Parks & Rec

Enroll now for Commerce City Summer Camp! Certified instructors supervise campers ages 6-15 on field trips, activities and play in the recreation center. Specialty camp programs this year include weekly themes and partial week camps for teens at Second Cr...Read on...

For more information visit www.c3gov.com/camp.