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The Broomfield Community Update is your weekly source for news, events, resources and more from the City and County of Broomfield. Find the latest information anytime at Broomfield.org.
Broomfield Days 2022, Sept. 16-18
Mark your calendars, Broomfield’s favorite event of the year is right around the corner! This activity-packed weekend is something you and your family will not want to miss. Sept. 16-18 will be three days of non-stop fun and community spirit. Broomfield Days starts Friday with the annual golf tournament and bingo. Saturday things ramp up with the Broomfield Days parade, the 5k, the clown contest and more! Stop by Midway Park to join the fun. [VIEW THE FACEBOOK EVENT]
Midway Multimodal Action Plan
Provide your feedback about Midway Boulevard Draft Concept Plans as part of the final round of public engagement for the Midway Multimodal Action Plan! Share your ideas, experiences and provide feedback on options aimed at improving mobility, comfort and safety with a focus on making improvements for walking, bicycling and speed compliance in the Midway corridor. Opportunities to share feedback for the draft concept plans will be open until Sept. 16. [SHARE YOUR FEEDBACK]
Household Hazardous Waste Day
Drop off your hazardous household waste, including electronic waste, at Broomfield’s Oct. 8 event! There is a three-item limit on electronics that will be accepted during this event. Appointments will open on Wednesday, Sept. 14. The drop-off event will be held at the Broomfield Municipal Shop. Be sure to review the list of acceptable items. [SIGN UP ON SEPT. 14]
Toxic Algae Bloom
Toxic algae blooms have been identified at East Park pond in Interlocken, Trails Pond in Westlake and Sagar Reservoir. Signs are being posted in these areas. Residents should not touch or recreate in the water. Residents should also not allow pets to touch, swim in or drink the water. Toxic algae can cause a variety of symptoms in people, including skin irritation, diarrhea, stomach pain, fever, headache and sore throat. Toxic algae can kill pets, especially dogs. [LEARN MORE]
Are you interested in working with the City and County of Broomfield? Now hiring for Construction Inspector, Custodian, Fitness and Pilates Instructors, Irrigation Technician and more! To learn more about available positions, visit Broomfield.org/Jobs. [APPLY TODAY]
Resources & Info
Wildlife Masters: Use the Broomfield Wildlife Masters help line at 303.464.5554 to leave your contact information and a message describing the wildlife conflict you may be experiencing.
COVID-19 Bivalent Omicron Boosters: The bivalent omicron booster dose is available at many providers, pharmacies and pop up clinics! This booster is recommended for anyone 12 and older. Learn More.
QPR Trainings: Register online for a free Question, Persuade, Refer training in September for anyone 18+ interested in learning more about suicide warning signs, prevention strategies and how to support youth having thoughts of suicide.
Volunteer: Help a neighbor safely leave their homes this winter by shoveling their walkways as a Snow Pals volunteer! Learn more and apply.
Workforce Center: Celebrate Workforce Development Month with the Workforce Center Team who have 100+ combined years of experience. Stop by and see what Workforce can do for you and check out the event calendar!
Broomfield Days Zero-Waste Volunteers: Create a successful event by helping event participants properly dispose of their waste, aid vendors, and monitoring Zero Waste stations. Sign up to volunteer!
Program & Event Info
Sept. 13:Regular Meeting of the City Council
Sept. 15: Commuting Solutions: Workplace Commute Ambassadors Meeting
Sept. 17: Broomfield Depot Museum Closed for Broomfield Days
Sept. 20: Study Session of the City Council (agenda coming soon at Broomfield.org/Council)
Sept. 22: Heart of Broomfield Awards
Visit Broomfield Voice to give feedback on a variety of community projects, including:
Huron Street Widening: Take a survey and add pins to an interactive map to help inform the conceptual design phase of the Huron Street Widening and Realignment project from 150th Avenue to 160th Avenue.
120th Ave Multimodal Study: Take a resident or business owner survey to help CDOT and the City and County of Broomfield identify gaps in accessible multimodal travel along the US 287/120th Avenue corridor.