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  • Jefferson County Videos

    Jefferson County Insights

    The Jeffco Insights video series is a partnership between Jefferson County and the city of Arvada's Channel 8, KATV-TV. This regular segment educates and informs citizens by highlighting Jeffco government programs and services.

    Both organizations get the high-quality content they need and the working relationship brings skills and resources to the project, benefitting everyone.

    Last Updated: 5-23-2013
  • Jeffco Insights Videos


    • 4-H Youth Program Video 
      Jefferson County's 4-H youth program works to develop young leaders.
    • Boettcher Mansion Video 
      Tells the story of this unique property and highlights the stewardship role the county has taken in preserving this unique Arts & Crafts style mansion.
    • Commissioner Rosier and Mayor Williams Talk Arvada 
      Sharing the vision of vibrancy and doing more for citizens is part of the priorities of both the county and Jeffco cities.
    • Concealed Handgun Permit Process 
      Applications for concealed handgun permits are accepted Monday through Friday (except holidays), 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Records Unit (200 Jefferson County Pkwy., Golden).
    • Economic Development in Jeffco 
      Commissioner Donald Rosier talks about the county's economic development plan and the many partners.
    • Elder Abuse Prosecution Unit Video 
      Elder abuse is one of the fastest growing crimes in our community. The District Attorney's Office is committed to the aggressive prosecution of those who victimize seniors.
    • Election Ballot Counting Video 
      Watch how your ballot is securely counted and recorded during a county election.
    • Emergency Management Video 
      Disasters happen anytime and anywhere. Jefferson County is a leader in emergency preparedness in Colorado. The office helps citizens mitigate, prepare, respond and recover from emergencies of all types.
    • Erosion Control 
      Jefferson County Insights looks at the important role that erosion control plays in construction sites to protect our waterways.
    • Fairgrounds Video 
      Video highlights the many features and events at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.
    • Foothills Animal Shelter Move 
      Lost or abandoned animals now have a larger, safer and more modern facility. The new shelter also improves public safety for the community. The move of nearly 250 animals also served as an emergency training exercise for staff
    • Head Start Video 
      Jefferson County Head Start is a no-cost, child-focused and family-centered preschool program committed to providing education, health, nutrition, and family services to children and families in need.
    • Hiwan Homestead Museum Video 
      The vibrant history of Jefferson County comes to life at Hiwan Homestead Museum. A magnificent, 25-room log lodge is the centerpiece of the grounds.
    • Internet Safety for Kids Video 
      Portrays the District Attorney Internet Investigations unit and its efforts to educate parents and children, and how it strives to catch online child predators.
    • Introduction to Jefferson County Video 
      County overview including recreation, history, communities, government overview, population and businesses.
    • Lookout Mountain Nature Center Video 
      Highlights the many educational programs and opportunities at this unique nature center.
    • Master Gardeners Video 
      Colorado Master Gardener volunteers serve by answering phone calls and emails at county extension offices, staffing diagnostic clinics, teaching gardening classes, writing newspaper articles, and mentoring community gardening and greening projects.
    • Nurse Family Partnership 
      This maternal health program introduces vulnerable first-time parents to caring maternal and child health nurses.
    • Pastport Educational Program 
      Explore Jefferson County history with the unique Pastport program for a trip back into time.
    • Rabies Awareness Video 
      Discusses rabies awareness and how to protect yourself and your animals.
    • Renewable Energy 
      To find ways to save money and reduce energy use, Jefferson County took advantage of grant funding to invest in various renewable energy projects at county buildings.
    • Restaurant Inspections 
      Whether a 5-star restaurant, fast food or the grocery store, Jeffco Public Health makes sure that our food is safe to eat.
    • Road Sign Monitoring and Maintenance 
      Road signage in Jefferson County is tracked, maintained and often replaced to maintain safe roads and communities. Take a behind the scenes look at how this all happens.
    • Rose Garden Video 
      Inmates at the Jefferson County Detention Center care for a special garden to learn life and job skills.
    • Safe Sleeping Spaces for Babies Video 
      Information to help prevent SIDS and tips for safe sleeping spaces.
    • Sesquicentennial History and Celebration 
      Celebrate Jefferson County's 150th anniversary with a look at the year-long event and an overview of the amazing history.
    • Snowplowing in Jeffco 
      Take a behind the scenes look at what it takes to clear snow from Jefferson County roads.
    • Transportation Projects and Issues in Jeffco 
      Commissioner Donald Rosier talks about the project to complete the beltway, commuting, light rail, bicycle paths and more transportation issues.
    • Treasurer Talks Tax Time 
      This video explains how property taxes are calculated and how those funds are collected and distributed by the County Treasurer.
    • West Connect Beltway 
      The purpose of WestConnect - The "Western Beltway" Connector Study - is to develop a comprehensive and coordinated plan that will be used to inform Jefferson County residents of the benefits of completing segments of the "Western Beltway" to the rest of the facility.
    • Wildfire Mitigation 

      Public Information Insights Video Jefferson County Insights - Wildfire Mitigation The threat of wildfire is strong in Jefferson County. Homeowners should practice mitigation techniques to protect their property and structures.

    • Workforce Center 
      The Jefferson County Workforce Center helps job seekers explore careers and assists local businesses with their talent development.
    • Youth Work Center Video 
      Everyone starts somewhere. Wherever a person is in his or her life, in school, out of school, searching for a first job or wanting a better one, he or she has the same opportunities to be successful. The Youth Works Center can help young people get started.