Sept 21, 2017

From the desk of 
David Wiechman 
Lakewood City Council Ward 4  
Free Shred Day Sept. 23
          The Lakewood Police Department and Shred-It Co. will host Community Shred Day from 9 a.m. to noon on Sept. 23 at Jeffco Stadium, 500 Kipling St. This free service allows the public to bring up to three boxes of confidential documents to be shredded on-site in the parking lot. The police will be on hand to provide free identity theft and fraud prevention information. Details at
West Metro Fire Muster Sept. 23 
         Kids can be a firefighter for a day and learn important safety lessons in the process of having fun at the annual Family Fire Muster on Saturday,
Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m at the West Metro Fire Training Center, 3535 S. Kipling St.  Event parking is at nearby D’Evelyn High School with free shuttle buses.  The event is FREE but pets are NOT permitted.  
Upcoming Council Meetings
Monday, Sept. 25 – 7 p.m. – regular meeting with public comment.  Approval of the Indigo at Red Rocks service plan and the Lakewood TOD Metro District.
Oct. 2 – Study Session on Community Resources Master Plan
Oct. 9 – First reading of 2018 Budget 
Oct. 16 – Trolley 25 and Park Dedication Fee in lieu of parkland
Union Area Transportation Meeting Sept. 28
       The final public meeting for the Union Area Transportation Study will be 5-7 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the Sheraton Denver West Hotel, 360 Union Blvd. Light refreshments will be provided, and the public will be able to review the proposed projects for the study area. Details at       
West Metro Veterans Fair Sept. 26

    More than 40 non-profit organizations that serve military veterans and their families will be available to answer questions at the West Metro Veterans Fair on Sept. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m., at the Lakewood Elk’s Lodge number 1777 located one block north of Colfax across from the old JCRS/Casa Bonita. The event is free and open to the public and will allow active, retired and anyone who served in the military and their families to learn about benefits, housing options, health care, employment and counseling. There will also be opportunities for  discussions with exhibitors at the fair.

         And you can help remember our homeless Veterans by donating non-perishable food items at the West Metro Veterans Fair. All donated food will be provided to the Volunteers of America Bill Daniels Veteran Center which now houses the Department of Veteran Affairs Community Resource and Referral Center which serves homeless veterans.  
For more information about the West Metro Veterans Fair visit
Ward 4 Coalition
David Wiechman