Posted on: January 3, 2018

Arapahoe County Treasurer’s Office handles unprecedented volume of tax collections to close out 2017

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When President Donald J. Trump signed The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on the Friday before Christmas, the laws for deducting property tax payments for income taxes purposes were changed. On Dec. 26, the Arapahoe County Treasurer’s Office began hearing from taxp...

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Arapahoe County Open Space acquires land for conservation

Mule Gulch

The Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners approved $1.128 million in Open Space funds to acquire the 939-acre Mule Gulch property. Mule Gulch is located six miles southwest of the Town of Byers, the property is located next to, and is a part of th...

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

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How will you stay safe in an emergency? Help us help you stay safe by signing up for our Emergency Notification System, ArapAlert. This system enables 9-1-1 to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations such as severe weather...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Open Space awards grant funding to local partners

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At a Nov. 21 public hearing, the Arapahoe County Board of County Commissioners awarded $906,500 in grants for active recreation projects to Arapahoe Park and Recreation District, City of Aurora, Cherry Creek Vista Park and Recreation District and...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Don't let rodents move in this winter

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Tri-County Health is working with other local agencies to educate the community on how best to mitigate the increase in rodents in the area by providing useful rodent-control information.

Reasons for increased activity

  • Human population increases have caused...
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Posted on: July 13, 2017

17 Mile House Barn

17 Mile House

The iconic red barn at Arapahoe County’s 17 Mile House and Farm Park will soon be stabilized and preserved with the support of a $200,000 grant from History Colorado – State Historical Fund.

“The 17 Mile House and Farm park is not only a treasured part of ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

17 Mile House Tours

17MH Spotlight

Residents can step back in time during a visit to 17 Mile House, a 155-year old farm which served as an important resting stop for pioneers traveling on the Cherokee/Smoky Hill wagon trails in the 1860’s.

Complimentary tours of the house are provided by me...

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