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Community trash and recycling efforts

Westminster licenses trash collectors to provide service in the community. Residents and businesses contract directly with the collector for service.

In 2012, Westminster City Council revised the trash collection requirements ensuring that all residential, business and multifamily units in Westminster are offered recycling by licensed collectors. Most collectors charge a separate rate for recycling.

This rate is typically between $0.10 and $0.15 per day or $3 to $4 additional per month. The city also provides recycling drop-off locations.

There are more than 10 different licensed trash collectors in Westminster, contact each one and see who has the most competitive price for you.

For more information, visit www.ci.westminster.co.us.

City releases the annual Water Quality Report

Westminster is pleased to announce the completion of another year of successfully delivering high-quality treated water to the citizens of Westminster without any violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act requirements.

Each year, thousands of water samples are collected and analyzed to ensure the water treatment processes are operating effectively and efficiently.

The city summarizes the quality of the drinking water for the previous year in the Water Quality Report.

The 2013 report details the results of water testing performed in 2012 and provides additional information about our distribution system, source water protection and recommendations for conserving water.

To view the Water Quality Report, visit the city website at www.ci.westminster.co.us.

City offers passport services

Westminster provides passport services for new passport applications for adults and new passport applications or renewals for children from 7-11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays and from 1:30-5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays at Westminster City Hall, 4800 W. 92nd Ave.

Appointments are recommended by calling 303-658-2337. Passport applications are available at City Hall from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Complete details on passport requirements, appointment times and fees are available on the city’s website, www.ci.westminster.co.us or by calling the passport hotline at 303-706-3404.

Vote for Water World as the Best
American Water Park

Water World in Federal Heights is one of 20 nominees in the Best American Water Parks category of 10Best.com’s prestigious weekly contest, which runs throughout the year.

Readers and users will have four weeks in which to vote for the Best American Water Parks, and the winner will be revealed on 10Best.com on July 31. Rules allow the public the right to vote online for one nominee per category, per day, during this category’s four-week period.

All voting is digital and the 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Award contest is available at ww.10Best.com.