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Cherry Hills Land Preserve presents the 2023 Annual Plan for Quincy Farm

On September 6, the Cherry Hills Village City Council received a presentation of the detailed draft of the 2023 Annual Plan of the Cherry Hills Land Preserve (CHLP) for Quincy Farm (QF). CHV residents filled the council chamber.  City Manager Chris Cramer began the discussion by reminding the council of the requirement in the memorandum …

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Colorado National Guard honors fallen warriors, Gold Star Families with new memorial

The Colorado National Guard unveiled the War on Terrorism Remembrance Memorial at Joint Force Headquarters, Centennial, CO,  Sept. 11, 2022. This memorial is a tribute to the courage of Colorado National Guard service members who made the ultimate sacrifice during contingency operations in support of the Global War on Terror. “Our National Guard Family will …

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Historic Colorado Contest asks Coloradans to help design state’s 150th anniversary license plate

From Buffalo Bill Cody to Molly Brown and Dr. Justina Ford, Coloradans have a habit of making history, and with the DMV’s newest effort, Centennial State residents have another opportunity to do just that. The Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is pleased to launch the Historic Colorado Contest, a license plate design contest aimed …

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CHV Police Foundation donates personalized first responder kits for every officer

On September 6, Mark Griffin, Jan Harrison Griffin, and Jeremy Abelson, who comprise the board of directors of the Cherry Hills Village Police Foundation (CHVPF) appeared at the regular CHV City Council meeting. Griffin explained that CHVPF “has been working with CHV Police Chief Lyons on “how best the foundation can serve our police department, …

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Centennial resident among first Peace Corps volunteers to return to service overseas

Centennial resident Jacob Engelken is among the first Peace Corps volunteers to return to overseas service since the agency’s unprecedented global evacuation in March 2020. The Peace Corps suspended global operations and evacuated nearly 7,000 volunteers from more than 60 countries at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. “I am excited about connecting with my …

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Cherry Hills Village will have competitive races for three city council positions this November

In addition to a three-person race for Cherry Hills Village Mayor, there will be competitive races in all three CHV city council districts where seats are being filled in the November election. In CHV District Two, Earl Hoellen, who served on the city council from 2015 to 2018 and is currently vice-chair of the city’s …

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Arapahoe County Sheriff and Coroner hold open house 

On August 13, Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown and Arapahoe County Coroner Dr. Kelly Lear hosted an Open House and free pancake breakfast for the community.  The event included Sheriff’s deputies demonstrating how their K-9 partners help catch criminals and find drugs, therapy miniature horses, SWAT and bomb squad tools and procedures, South Metro Fire …

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The 19th Annual Morgan Adams Concours d’Elegance

Fundraising event to fight children’s cancer will feature a world-class exhibit of vintage airplanes, automobiles, and motorcycles and will take place at Centennial Airport on Saturday, August 27 The 19th Annual Morgan Adams Concours d’Elegance, a fundraising event to fight children’s cancer, will be held at Centennial Airport on Saturday, August 27 from 6:00 p.m. …

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CHV City Council approves sales tax ballot issue

After conducting significant research and education of Cherry Hills Village residents on the issue, including presentations at multiple homeowner association meetings, mailing of postcards, and articles in The Crier and this newspaper, at its regular meeting on August 16, the CHV City Council unanimously approved a resolution placing the Remote Sales Tax Ballot Issue before …

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With annual revenue $7 million over budget, GV will raise employees’ pay $2.5 million

For many years, Greenwood Village surveyed other cities in Colorado about their pay ranges for municipal jobs and adopted a pay scale based on comparable salaries for comparable positions.  After being told that the city had a 10.5% attrition rate just through August 15 and was losing employees to higher-paying positions, on August 16, the …

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