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Posted on: June 29, 2020

June 26: State health department approves additional Douglas County variance requests

On Friday, June 26, Douglas County received a letter of approval form the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment pertaining to the County’s variance request for gatherings, receptions, events and life rites - and the County&rsq...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Conquer the call to conserve; enter to win a ColoradoScape yard makeover

Win the ColoradoScape Makeover Contest

Does your front yard suck? Water, that is. Typically, more than half of household water use goes toward outdoor irrigation and landscape. Castle Rock Water is now encouraging residents to transform their lawn to a water-wise ColoradoScape, and the departm...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

SOLD OUT - Free concert series kicks off July 16 with That Eighties Band

Tunes for Trails, Perks for Parks - That Eighties Band

**Update - the Trails for Tunes, Perks for Parks concert is sold out.**

Calling all scrunchie, acid-washed jean and leg warmer wearers. Grab your best 80s gear and head to the Amphitheater at Philip S. Miller Park for the ultimate gnarly celebration. The T...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

July 7 Council update

July 7 Council update

An update on a proposed rezoning plan submitted to Douglas County for the Pine Canyon Planned Development was a topic at Town Council’s July 7 meeting.

Here’s a more in-depth look at the topic:

  • Update on Pine Canyon Planned Development p...
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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Take part in Town’s 2021 Budget process at online open house

Join us for an online Budget Open House

Do you have questions about how the Town uses revenue, or how the Town funds its projects? We believe budgets reflect community priorities, and we’d like your input. 

Residents are encouraged to join the 2021 Budget conversation at an on...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Michael J. Hyman begins work as Town Attorney

New Town Attorney Mike Hyman

A new era begins this month for the Town of Castle Rock as Michael J. Hyman sets to work as Town Attorney, becoming the first newcomer to fill the post in 32 years.

Hyman succeeds now-retired Attorney Bob Slentz and brings to the Town more than 30 years of...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Ongoing fire dangers prompt Town to implement Stage 2 fire restrictions; Town fireworks canceled

Stage 2 Fire Restrictions New Graphic

Several fires throughout Colorado and a lack of precipitation have urged Castle Rock Fire and Rescue to increase fire restrictions to Stage 2. This means the Town’s July 4 fireworks show is also canceled.

Douglas County has also implemented Stage...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Outdoor pool plan updated with increased reservation times and capacity

Kids in a swimming pool

Sunshine, swimming and summertime vibes are in full swing at the Town’s outdoor pools. Starting Friday, July 3, increased capacity and expanded reservation times will help even more residents join the fun. 

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Grant funding available for local nonprofits; applications due Aug. 1

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Nonprofit organizations that support Castle Rock residents and the community are invited to apply for grant money through the Philip S. Miller Resource Grant Program. 

In 2020, up to $40,000 is available for up to five nonprofit organizations. Eli...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Tara Vargish named director of Development Services

Photo of Tara Vargish, director of Development Services

Over the past 10 years, Tara Vargish has worked in the Town’s Development Services Department to provide high-quality, professional land development services. She was officially named the department’s director June 16, when Town Counci...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Farmer’s market brings fresh food to Festival Park June 14

Farmers Market June 14 - Sept. 27 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Festival Park

Fresh produce at the farmer’s markets is a sure sign the summer season has arrived. While things will look a little different this year, the Town is working hard to keep the summer spirit alive as much as possible. With that in mind, the Farmer&...

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