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State of the City

An Annual Address by Lakewood's Mayor



Hear Mayor Adam Paul’s vision to be bold this year in his 2018 State of the City address. 

  • Community luncheon
  • Registration starts at 11 a.m.
  • Event from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., March 8
  • Sheraton Denver West Hotel, 360 Union Blvd. 


The State of the City luncheon is a fundraising event to support nonprofit organizations that are meeting our community’s challenges. The event also provides an opportunity for Mayor Adam Paul to address the community about important city issues, accomplishments and plans for the future.

  • Purchase sponsorships, tables and individual tickets online at
  • State of the City speech portion of the event is free and open to residents and community members who opt out of the benefit luncheon.



The Lakewood-West Colfax and Alameda Corridor business improvement districts are hosts for this gathering of businesses, community organizations and residents. 


Sponsor - West Colfax Business Improvement District          Sponsor - Alameda Gateway



2018 State of the City

Text and video of State of the City will be available


The text and video of the Mayor's 2018 State of the City address will be available shortly after the event.


Check back here to read the text of the speech or for a link to the video.


State of the City will also air multiple times on Lakewood 8 TV, available on Comcast channel 8 or HD channel 880, during the month of March. Check back here for a schedule when it becomes available.


Watch a video of the 2017 State of the City remarks.