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State of the Town 2020

Every summer the Town of Bennett hosts a State of the Town to celebrate our community and stakeholders and to highlight current and past Town projects.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the State of the Town will be held virtually this year through a series of videos.  Throughout the week,  we will be sharing videos with updates from our Mayor and  Bennett staff. 

Virtual Party in the Park

The Bennett Arts Council and Unincorporated Arapahoe County Economic Development will be hosting six free concerts in the months on July, August and September. 

The series will consist of three ‘Party in the Park’ concerts. The first was held virtually on Friday July 17, 2020. We thank everyone who watched and enjoyed the music of Many Mountains. 

If you missed the live stream, you can still watch the concert here.

Town of Bennett Board of Trustees Vote to Opt-Out of Tri-County Health Department Mask Mandate

The Town of Bennett Board of Trustees voted to issue a formal statement to the Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) activating the opt-out clause in the public health agency’s forthcoming mask mandate order. 
The Board of Trustees voted 6-1 to opt-out of the order. 

The public health order was approved on July 8, 2020 and would require people to wear facial coverings in public spaces. The order will go into effect on Friday, July 24, 2020.  

Bennett Arts Council and UACED Announce 2020 Eastern Plains Summer Concert Series

The Bennett Arts Council and Unincorporated Arapahoe County Economic Development will be hosting six free concerts in the months of July, August and September. 

The series will consist of three ‘Party in the Park’ concerts, the first held virtually on the Town of Bennett’s Facebook page or website (townofbennett.colorado.gov) and the other two held at Trupp Park in Bennett, CO, and three ‘Music on the Farm’ concerts at May Farms in Byers, CO. Each concert will begin at 6:00 P.M. The summer concert series will be held on the following dates: 

Town Board Meeting Updates

The Town of Bennett Board of Trustees meetings are scheduled for the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. The public is encouraged and welcome to attend these meetings. If you cannot attend these meetings, however, we invite you to sign up for our new eNewsletter with board meeting updates.
 
Starting in July, the "Board Broadcast" will be sent out on the Thursday following each Board meeting and will include updates and a summary of what took place in the meeting. If you would like to receive our newest eNewsletter, please sign up below.

Town of Bennett Debuts Bennett Community Garden and Mural Wall Art Project

The Town of Bennett celebrated the opening of their new community garden and the unveiling of a community mural wall art project on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. 

The community garden and the mural wall are both located in the Town’s Civic Center Park. 

The Town of Bennett was awarded two grants in 2019 to create the community garden. Those grants were awarded from Adams County Open Space and LiveWell HEAL Cities and Towns.