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Official Election Results:
November 7, 2017
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Gregory Street Expansion:
The City of Black Hawk recentlyÂ celebrated a major milestoneÂ with the completion of the Gregory St. Expansion Project.Â The City isÂ now looking towardÂ development for businesses and Colorado-made products in the upcoming months.
"Coloradoâ€™s gaming powerhouse pushing to become resort destination with offerings beyond casinos"
PHOTO: Helen H. Richardson, Denver Post
Excerpts from The Denver Post's recent feature on the City's plans for a development renaissance can be found on our news page.
Black Hawk Municipal Code Moment:
Seasonal Decorations and Lighting Regulations
Chapter 15 â€“ Sign Code
ARTICLE III Sign Standards
Division 2 Nonresidential Districts
Sec. 15-44. Temporary sign regulations for nonresidential districts.
(d)Â Â Other time-based temporary signs allowed without a permit.
(2)Â Â Holiday and seasonal decorations. Holiday string lights or colored tree lights may be used for decorative purposes to coincide with the holiday season and shall be installed according to the National Electrical Code. Holiday string lights or colored tree lights may be installed beginning on October 1 and must be removed no later than February 15 of the following year. Holiday string lights or colored tree lights may be illuminated during the holiday season, which begins on November 1 and continuestoFebruary 15 of the following year. All other holiday/seasonal decorations may be used twenty (20) days prior to a national holiday or seasonal change and shall be removed ten (10) days after the national holiday or seasonal change. Illumination is allowed. Flashing lights are discouraged, but not prohibited.
City of Black Hawk Road Closures:
Ongoing â€” Selak & Gregory Streets
During this phase of the City's Gregory Street realignment project, road and lane closures are expected to continue. Please be aware of the possible delays along lower Gregory Street when making travel plans. When possible, one or both lanes will remain open and traffic will continue to be moved at the direction of flaggers.
Selak Street construction is mostly complete, allowing westbound traffic to access City Hall parking and make business deliveries, though Selak Street may also experience intermittent closures. Z Casino parking will be open and accessible from Selak Street.
Ongoing â€” Lower Main Street
Throughout the year, intermittent lane closures will occur on Lower Main Street in front of the Monarch Casino. Alternating traffic patterns and possible closures will take place during construction, however access to both the Monarch and Isle parking garages will remain open.
Gregory Street Project:
As Black Hawk preserves the spirit of its past, it continues to prepare for the future with an exciting new vision for a development renaissance, destined to once again make history.
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