Category Archives: Government

Central City Council at odds over fresh fruit

Budgetary Magic for Fire Department Bubble Building By David Josselyn Work Session The Central City Council met with Staff on February 6, 2018 for a work session prior to the regular council meeting. The Council heard a presentation from Live … Continue reading

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Gilpin license and permit fee revenues double in 2017

Historic map of Territory of Colorado to be displayed in Commissioners room By Randy Beaudette A crack of the gavel promptly at 9:00 am by Chairman Ron Engels signified the start of another Gilpin County Board of Commissioners meeting February … Continue reading

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Canyon Casino to build parking garage in Black Hawk

Verizon to install new cell tower at I-70 Hidden Valley waterplant By Jaclyn Schrock Black Hawk City Council met at 3 pm on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 in their chambers upstairs at 211 Church Street, Black Hawk, CO. The traditional … Continue reading

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State of the City address

Mayor boasts and brags about Central City By David Josselyn On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Mayor Kathy Heider gave the annual State of the City address to Council, Staff, and citizens gathered in City Hall, proclaiming 2017 to be “Another … Continue reading

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Gilpin Justice Center in hot water

Commissioners to close Community pool By Jaclyn Schrock As Old County Courthouse renovations continue, Gilpin County’s Board of County Commissioners are meeting temporarily in Central City Hall. Present at the 2nd meeting of 2018, on Tuesday, January 23, were District … Continue reading

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Colorado’s county clerks face unique challenges this year

Winter conference in Colorado Springs By Lynn Bartels Colorado’s county clerks are bracing for major changes this year, from mailing primary ballots to unaffiliated voters for the first time ever to revamping the Motor Vehicle operations their offices handle.

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Canyon Casino to receive new historic signage

City Council Meeting Short and Sweet By Jaclyn Schrock The old church bell rang at 3 pm from 211 Church Street, Black Hawk, CO rung by JJ Garcia, General Manager of the Lodge Casino to launch the first Black Hawk … Continue reading

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Gilpin Commissioners make 2018 appointments

Jail Capacity Analysis Study Approved By Jaclyn Schrock Tuesday, January 9, 2018, in the borrowed Central City Hall court room, Gilpin County Commissioners met at 9:00 am. The old Courthouse, currently a construction site to remodel and maintain useful durability … Continue reading

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In-pavement mountain road LED lighting benefits motorists

On I-70 at Hidden Valley and Hwy 93 from 64th Ave to Hwy 72 By Stacia Sellers   Travelers making their way along CO Highway 93 between 64th Avenue and CO Highway 72 will find they are guided by a … Continue reading

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Gilpin Commissioners wrap up year-end business

At December 19 meeting By Jaclyn Schrock The Gilpin County Board of County Commissioners began their meeting on a clear crisp Tuesday, December 19, 2017. For the last time in 2017, they commenced Gilpin County business in the borrowed Central … Continue reading

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