Posted on: December 13, 2017

Town Council moves forward with accessory dwelling unit ordinance

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As Town Council implements community priorities, it’s important for the Town to keep residents updated. At its Dec. 5 meeting, Town Council took initial steps to allow accessory dwelling units for some Castle Rock residents.Accessory dwelling un...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Council begins implementation of voter-approved Charter changes, forms citizen committee

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Voters on Nov. 7 approved a citizen-initiated measure to change language in the Town Charter regarding how the Town’s Mayor is elected. Now, the Mayor will be elected at-large, and there will be six Councilmembers elected within six districts.

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Castle Rock Fire and Rescue sends team to help fight California wildfires

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Residents know Castle Rock is a tight-knit community. And, sometimes those community boundaries extend beyond Colorado. That’s why Castle Rock Fire and Rescue has sent a team of firefighters to help support the crews fighting the wildfire in Cal...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

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Your Town Council representatives meet twice a month, and during those meetings Councilmembers make decisions that impact you, our residents and business owners. Now, stay connected with those decisions by signing up for periodic email updates.Visit CRgov...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Castle Rock one of the safest places in Colorado, according to recent report

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When choosing where to live or work, there are many factors to consider. For many, the most important factor is safety, and Castle Rock was once again ranked as one of the safest places in the state.Security system company Safe Home recently ranked the to...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Help shape the future of Castle Rock. Fill a board or commission vacancy

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If you’re passionate about parks and recreation, or influencing the future of Castle Rock’s development, consider applying for a position on a board or commission.While annual recruitment for the Town’s 11 boards and commissi...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Castle Rock Police update community on armed robbery, tactic used

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Castle Rock Police want to update the public of an approach used in an armed robbery that occurred Saturday morning at a local grocery store.At 7:12 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, Castle Rock Police were called to a local King Soopers, 5544 Promenade Parkway, wh...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Who’s ready for Winter? Registration now open for Adventure Rock Rec Camp

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Don’t spend the holiday break bored at home. Camp is all about fun when school is out!Winter Adventure Rock Rec Camp is open when school is closed, and registration is now open for this state-licensed program.First through sixth graders will be ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

Council approves plan for Castle Rock’s future

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When making daily decisions about our community, it’s important to keep the big picture in mind. With a year of research, analysis and public outreach complete, Town Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a document to do just that.  T...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Celebrate the holidays with the third annual Season of the Star event series in Castle Rock

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Campfires and s’mores, sleigh rides and hot chocolate. These are a few of our favorite things, according to the song, during the holiday season. And you will find them all during the Season of the Star, which kicks off the week after the annual ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Festival Park officially opens during Starlighting; join a ribbon cutting Nov. 18

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In the past, it was where major holidays were celebrated, community events were held and family memories were made. But, for the past year Festival Park has been under construction. Big changes have been made and our community’s treasured Downtown landmar...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Council set to consider plan for Castle Rock’s future

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Like you, the Town of Castle Rock is invested in planning for the future. In that effort, Town Council on Tuesday is set to consider adoption of the Town’s Comprehensive Master Plan.The Comprehensive Master Plan is the Town’s overall guiding document. It ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

New project, plan in place for Town’s public art program

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Bringing distinctive art to the community is part of the Town of Castle Rock Public Art Commission’s newly created mission.The Commission recently took two actions to further that mission: creating a new Public Art Plan, and installing an art wr...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Preliminary results are in; ballot question regarding Townwide Mayor passes

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The citizen-initiated effort seeking to change language in the Town Charter regarding how the Mayor is selected has passed, according to initial results.Unofficial results for Castle Rock’s special election have been posted to the Douglas County website, ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Making intersections safer – Flashing yellow turn arrows headed to 19 intersections

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You’ve already seen them at some intersections. They’re the flashing yellow turn arrows that remind drivers to look before they leap, and they’re coming to more intersections this year.Safety is always a top priority in Castle Rock. National research has ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Going paperless could pay off for Castle Rock Water customers

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For years, Castle Rock residents have proven they are a community that cares about conservation. Collectively, Castle Rock Water customers have cut back consumption by more than 20 percent. Now, the department is asking customers to take those conservatio...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Fact or Fiction webpage answers your questions about Town topics

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If you have questions about what’s happening in your Town, your local government wants to make sure you get an accurate answer.

CRgov.com is like a virtual Town Hall, with plenty of information about happenings in Town. Now, a “Fact or Fiction?” section of...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Council chooses next neighborhood park location

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As Castle Rock thrives, it’s important for the Town to maintain its service levels. Following Town Council approval Tuesday, a new neighborhood park will soon give residents in one of the Town’s fastest-growing areas a new place to pla...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Learn about the next steps for choosing the next neighborhood park

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Part of what makes Castle Rock a great place for families is having many places to play. Already, the Town boasts 20 neighborhood parks. In 2018, one more will swing into construction. But before construction can begin, a site must be chosen.Since August,...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Bake a pie or devour a slice at Castle Rock’s inaugural pie baking competition

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Bake a pie or devour a slice at Castle Rock’s inaugural pie baking competitionIt's that festive time of year where families gather around to enjoy good company, hearty food, and most importantly, pie! Do you have what it takes to rise to the occ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Castle Rock Police encourages you to “outthink a thief” to keep your car safe

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In more than half of cases, burglarized cars were unlocked cars. Castle Rock Police place a high value on keeping the community safe, and they need your help.

Over the past several weeks, there has been an increase in the number of car break-ins reported t...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Council defines future of transportation with approval of updated master plan

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Community surveys show transportation is a top priority for residents. It is for Town Council, too, and on Tuesday, Councilmembers approved a plan to take Castle Rock’s transportation system into the future.

The Transportation Master Plan specifi...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Special Preview Event! Hike the Plum Creek Trail Southern Extension Project

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For many outdoor enthusiasts, Colorado is nature’s paradise. Abundant trails and well-planned open space make the area a great place to get outdoors. In Castle Rock, the Town’s most popular trail is being expanded!

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Town Council continues conservative financial management with approval of several items

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Managing Town finances conservatively is a key priority of the Castle Rock Town Council.

Council recently approved several items that further this priority, including a $241.2 million budget for 2018 that includes no tax or rate increases, meaning water ra...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Mind The Gap: CDOT launches new safety campaign south of Castle Rock

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The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)  is asking drivers to ‘Mind the Gap’ as part of a new safety campaign. The Gap is an 18-mile stretch of I-25 between Monument and C-470 and is known for a higher than average number of crashes.

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Proposed 2018 Budget focuses on public safety, infrastructure; open house set for Aug. 29

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The Town’s Proposed 2018 Budget continues focusing on the key priorities of public safety and infrastructure.

Specifically, the budget includes $2 million to operate and add 12 staff for Fire Station 152, which will open next year in Crystal Vall...

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

New report enhances financial transparency

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The Town of Castle Rock prides itself on conservative financial management, and also on transparency.

Both of these values are spotlighted by the Town’s new Financial Report to the Community – Year Ended December 31, 2016, available at ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Have breakfast with the future. Learn about the Town’s Comprehensive Master Plan Aug. 15

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A distinct identity, responsible growth, community services and a thriving economy. That’s what residents said they wanted the Town’s future to be built upon. Thus, these are the Four Cornerstones that also make up the Town’s...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

American Heart Association recognizes Castle Rock Fire and Rescue response

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When every moment matters, you can count on Castle Rock Fire and Rescue and Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, which were recently recognized by the American Heart Association.

The Castle Rock Fire and Rescue Department this month received the American Heart ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Signatures verified in mayoral election effort, special election to be called

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The acting Town Clerk today announced there are a sufficient number of valid signatures in a citizen-initiated effort seeking to change language in the Town Charter regarding how the mayor is elected. Now, State Statute requires Town Council to set the ba...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Fire restrictions lifted, Castle Rock Fire and Rescue to continue monitoring conditions

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Recent rain has improved fire risk conditions in Castle Rock, leading the Town to lift fire restrictions.

Acting on authority granted by Town Council, Town Manager David L. Corliss and Fire and Rescue Chief Art Morales lifted those restrictions.

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Petition related to mayoral elections returned, signature verification begins

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The Town on July 10 received a petition to change language in Castle Rock’s Charter regarding how the mayor is elected. The change would amend the Castle Rock Town Charter to allow for the at-large, town-wide election of the office of Mayor. In ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

New public art enhances parks, other public places

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Some Town parks are prettier and some Downtown sidewalks more scenic with the addition of new sculptures that will be displayed in Castle Rock for the next year.

Five of the sculptures are being featured through the Countywide Art Encounters program:

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Councilman Bower invites residents to two open houses in June

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Getting your thoughts and answering your questions are top priorities for the Town of Castle Rock.

District 4 Councilmember Jason Bower will host two open houses for residents in his district:

  • 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at Fire Station 151, 300 Perry St....
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Posted on: June 5, 2017

What’s up at Council? Public safety training facility, WISE agreement on Tuesday’s agenda

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As Town Council implements the community’s priorities, it’s important for the Town of Castle Rock to provide updates. This week, in addition to other business items, Council will consider items related to two of the Town’s to...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Castle Rock Police investigate crash near U.S. Highway 85 and Meadows Parkway

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An investigation is ongoing after a car crashed into a culvert along U.S. Highway 85 in Castle Rock today.

At 2:33 p.m., Castle Rock Police and Castle Rock Fire and Rescue responded to a call of a crash along northbound U.S. 85, just north of Meadows Parkw...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Conquer conservation with new CRconserve.com

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Water is a vital resource we can’t take for granted. For years, Castle Rock Water customers have embraced the call to conserve. Now, there’s a new tool to help make being water wise even easier. CRconserve.com is a new and improved res...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Survey results show continued satisfaction with life in Castle Rock

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Community feedback is critical as the Town plans for its future. You may have already provided feedback to the Town on various topics by attending an open house, submitting an online feedback form, or even posting on social media.

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Back for the second year - tickets go on sale for the 2017 Summer Concert Series May 1

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Great music, perfect temperatures and spending time under the stars is the recipe for a beautiful summer night in Castle Rock. Make that dream a reality by joining the Town for the Summer Concert Series at the Amphitheater at Philip S. Miller Park. Ticket...

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Three petitions related to mayoral elections certified for circulation

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The Town Clerk Thursday certified for circulation three petitions.

The petitions propose to change language in the Town Charter that defines how the mayor is elected and the general composition of Council. With the forms of the petitions approved, petition...

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Discussion continues as Town Council considers measures for both Miller’s Landing and Riverwalk proj

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Economic development is a top priority for Town Council. As such, there are several measures Town Council will be considering that could pave the way for two high-profile projects – Miller’s Landing and Riverwalk.

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Town Council considers financial agreement for new development on old landfill

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A new development is proposed near the intersection of Interstate 25 and Plum Creek Parkway. On Tuesday, March 7, Town Council will consider on second reading a finance agreement with the proposed developer, which would help remediate an old landfill on t...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Work begins at Festival Park; Second Street closes week of Feb. 20

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It’s where major holidays have been celebrated, community events have been held and family memories have been made. But soon, Festival Park will be even more. Big changes are in store for this treasured landmark of Downtown Castle Rock. Work is ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Report, video allow community to celebrate 2016’s successes, look ahead into 2017

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Castle Rock residents enjoy a great quality of life, as indicated by the Town’s most recent community survey. And the Town worked hard in 2016 to ensure that high quality of life was maintained.

 

Several major goals were accomplished las...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Town moves forward on improvements to Founders/Allen intersection

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It might be the most talked about intersection in Castle Rock, and Town Council last week took significant steps toward fixing it.  

The intersection of Founders Parkway and Allen Way is one of Castle Rock’s busiest. Now, design is under...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

New flashing crosswalk coming to Meadows Boulevard near Low Meadow Boulevard

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Safety is a top priority for the Town of Castle Rock. Sometimes, that means installing new traffic devices. Soon, a new device will help residents in The Meadows cross Meadows Boulevard.

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

Connect with Castle Rock Police at Coffee with a Cop events

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For many people, coffee is part of their morning routine. But, whether you prefer home brewed or usually swing by your favorite coffee shop, Castle Rock Police has a way to shake things up. Join officers for their monthly Coffee with a Cop event. The 2017...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Construction at Town Hall: use Wilcox entrance

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Town Hall, 100 N. Wilcox St., is now a construction zone, as a 14,000-square-foot addition is being added to help maintain service levels as the Town continues to grow.

The construction means you may need to alter your habits when visiting Town Hall.

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