The clerk and recorder’s office will be receiving public input regarding suggested locations for more voter service and polling centers for the upcoming election in November.
The office is also requesting comments on the convenience of current polling centers. Citizen input will be received at office through Aug. 2. Comments and suggestions may be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone at 303-271-8111, or by delivering written comments to the Elections Division at 3500 Illinois Street, Suite 1100 Golden, CO 80401.
After consideration of citizen input, Jeffco Open Space has decided to nix the proposed fitness stations and shade structure at Crown Hill Park.
Replacement of park restrooms, the information center kiosk, and adding three staff parking space was decided. Construction on these upgrades is set to begin late August and continue until early next year.
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) began a safety improvements project on State Highway (SH) 93 south of Boulder.
Crews added six foot shoulders to State Highway 93 and also built a pedestrian underpass north of the Community Ditch Trail underneath the highway.
Occasional daytime and nighttime construction delays will be possible. The $4.6 million project is scheduled for completion in July 2014.
The public can learn more about the project by visiting its website at www.coloradodot.info/projects/sh93southofboulder, or by contacting Andy Brumenschenkel, the project information officer, at either 720-315-5806 or SH93Info@gmail.com.
Apex Park will be under construction starting July 29 but access to the trails is not anticipated to be affected. Construction is focused on the lower trailhead, near Heritage Square at 121 Heritage Road. This area will be receiving numerous property uplifts and additions including; improved grading for drainage, permanent restrooms, parking, drinking fountains, a park information kiosk, an extension of the Kinney Run Trail and a formal park entrance and parking boundary. Completion of the construction is targeted for the end of 2013 to early 2014.
The Office of the Jefferson County Public Trustee reports the county is contributing to the decrease in foreclosures in Denver metro counties. During the first half of 2013, Jeffco opened 52.5 percent of the foreclosures started the previous year, right above the 50.5 percent dip recorded for all metro counties. The number of weekly auctions decreased by 38 percent, however, the number of sales to outside bidders increased to 36 percent.