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Fire Restrictions: Stage 1, Effective July 17, 2024

Due to dry conditions the Town of Bennett hereby orders a stage one (1) fire restrictions within the Town of Bennett incorporated limits effective immediately. These restrictions will remain in effect until such time this order is formally rescinded or temporarily suspended by the Town Manager, and such date cannot be determined at this time. The Town Manager, in consultation with the Bennett Watkins Fire District and the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office, will review the restrictions and adjust as need in two weeks’ time.

Community Night Out

Join us for a fun night with family, friends and neighbors as we build community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie, and support local agencies who help make our community a safe place to live. New this year - we are bringing Community Night Out to Party in the Park! Friday, August 16, 2024 5:30 p.m. Trupp Park, 105 Palmer Ave. Meet with representatives from local agencies, enjoy live music and family fun - including a bounce house! Participating agencies... Arapahoe County - Sheriff, Swat, Bomb Squad, K-9, Drone and Dispatch Rampart Search and Rescue ARES Amateur Radio CO State Patrol & Port of Entry Arapahoe County Victims Advocates Adams County OEM Adams and Arapahoe County Public Health Departments Tuff Ranch Animal Rescue Teens for Change/Communities that Care Bennett Watkins Fire Rescue For questions or information, please contact 303-644-3249 ext. 1046 or email communityservices@bennett.co.us.

Town of Bennett Receives Nearly $6 Million in Open Space Grants from Adams County

The Town of Bennett is honored to announce the receipt of almost $6 million in open space grants from Adams County Open Space. 

These grants were awarded during the Adams County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, July 9, 2024 and will fund projects aimed at enhancing the Town's infrastructure and open spaces. The Town was awarded three significant grants: 

State Highway 79 Widening at Morgan Way

From July 12, 2024 through September 27, 2024 Fiore & Sons, Inc and LGI Homes will be conducting road work along State Highway 79 (SH-79) at the intersection of Morgan way/Greg's Place. During this period, SH-79 will divert traffic to a temporary road. 

This construction and diverted traffic will be 24 hours/day, 7 days a week. Travelers and residents should expect reduced speeds on SH-79 between 8th Street and Old Victory Road. 

Dahlia Street Scheduled Water Shutoff

The Town of Bennett Utilities Department will be working on a water service line on Dahlia Street Tuesday, June 18, 2024. There will be a scheduled water shutoff from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Water will be shutoff for Dahlia St. residents. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause

If you have any questions, please contact the Utilities Department at (303)644-3249.

 

Cordella Neighborhood Scheduled Water Shutoff - June 4, 2024

The Town of Bennett Utilities Department will be working on the water service line in the Cordella Neighborhood on Tuesday, June 4, 2024. There will be a scheduled water shutoff from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Water will be shutoff for the entire neighborhood. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause If you have any questions, please contact the Utilities Department at (303)644-3249.

2024 Reduced Building Permit Fee Month

June is Reduced Building Permit Fee Month for homeowners!

Get your permit during the month of June and permit fees will be reduced by 50% on some home projects.

Permit fees on projects including siding, windows, fences, reroofing, decks, AC improvements, furnace replacements, water/sewer repairs and water heaters will be reduced by 50% during the month of June.

The goal is to help residents with the cost of permit fees and still encourage home improvement projects.

Notice of Meeting Cancellation: May 28, 2024

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Bennett Study Session and Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 28, 2024 have been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact the Town of Bennett, Office of the Town Clerk at (303) 644-3249 ext. 1001, with any questions.

DMV2GO is Coming to Bennett

Residents who already have an appointment set for June 12, 2024, please arrive on time. Reminder of services available... RENEW - an existing Colorado Driver License, ID or Permit REPLACE - a lost, stolen or damaged Colorado License, ID or Permit FIRST TIME - Driver License, ID or Learner’s Permit TRADE IN - your existing Driver License, ID or Learner’s Permit from out of state *Please note - driving tests are not available. Upcoming DMV2GO dates in Bennett - September 18, 2024 December 11, 2024 Sign up links will be available closer to the event dates.