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Council OKs body cameras for Brighton police

Brighton City Council voted unanimously to approve a 10-year, $2.7 million contract to secure body cameras for the Brighton Police Department.Seven of the nine council members approved the contract … more

Plan for York & 144th retail space in Thornton approved

Thornton City Council unanimously approved the conceptual site plan for a five-building retail space in north Thornton. The plan is for the seven-acre parcel on the northeast corner of 144th Avenue … more

The political fault lines of Westminster’s recall

Scott Gessler, former Colorado Secretary of State and attorney for the Westminster Water Warriors, filed a lawsuit in January against the city of Westminster for disqualifying recall petitions. The … more

Thornton Council approves weed deliveries

Thornton-based marijuana dispensaries can now deliver product within city limits. Thornton City Council approved an ordinance with a 6-2 vote at an April 27 meeting, making Thornton the third city in … more

Need-to-know info for city council elections

Though municipal elections are a little over six months away, the seeds of campaign season are already in the ground. Several candidates in Thornton and Westminster have thrown their names in the hat … more

Esquibel stepping down from Northglenn Council

After nearly six years on Northglenn City Council, Antonio Esquibel will step down on June 11. “I must now reconsider my priorities. A new chapter is opening up,” he said at an April 12 meeting. … more

Thornton annexes 357-acres for new development

Thornton just grew by 357 acres, per a 7-1 vote by Thornton City Council at an April 13 meeting. After a public hearing, the council approved the annexation in northwest Thornton and two other … more

Thornton residents rally for shopping center cleanup

A rally at the Thornton Shopping Center showed the site continues to be a social and political lightning rod in south Thornton. The owner of the rundown site began cleaning up structural, aesthetic … more

Brighton council pleased with city fraud response

City Councilors had praise for Brighton City staff and their bankers for sniffing out a fraudulent payment that could have cost the city $348,000. “The transfer went out and within 24 hours we were … more

Eastcreek Farm zoning amendment tests Thornton’s newer goal to diversify housing

After a three hour long public hearing at a March 23 meeting, Thornton City Council passed a controversial zoning amendment for the Eastcreek Farm subdivision in north Thornton with a 5-3 vote. Mayor … more

Thornton and Westminster take steps to address water supply concerns

Thornton City Council recently adopted measures to help the city’s water supply in the short-term, while Westminster City Council discussed a new water supply plan for the long-term. Both cities, … more

Serving lawfully? Questions about corporate authority in Thornton subdivision

It might not be obvious that the sprawling residential construction site near Holly Street and East 144th Avenue in Thornton is also a local government: the Willow Bend Metropolitan District, … more

Councilors want review of Vestas deals, past agreements

Vestas Blades announcement that it is laying off 280 at its Brighton plant has City Councilors wanting to go over city records to make sure that the company is keeping up with deals it made. “There … more

Marijuana draft ordinance comes before council

Fort Lupton City Council began the process of setting out parameters for voter-approved medical and retail marijuana businesses during a study session Feb. 23.  Council was working from a draft … more

Val Vigil celebrated as a dedicated public servant

Val Vigil spent the better part of the past two decades as an elected official. That entire time, his commitment to the community motivated him. “He didn't have the ego,” said Adams County board … more

Broken sprinkler shuts down Brighton council feed

A broken fire sprinkler in Brighton City Hall Tuesday night kept the city from streaming the City Council meeting live, but city officials said the recording of the meeting is online now. Brighton … more

Fixing Commerce City’s unbalanced wards

A plan to replace Commerce City’s four City Council wards with residency districts picked up some support Feb. 8 as councilors considered ways to balance voting power around the city fairly. City … more

Brighton tackle some animal issues

Brighton dogs will be required to have locating chips and potbellied pigs will need rabies vaccines as part of a set of changes City Councilors considered Feb. 2. In other business, Councilors gave … more

Brighton council calls to ‘repeal, replace’ marijuana sales

Calling previous City Council votes on marijuana sales archaic and anti-monetary Brighton Mayor Pro Tem led the charge to revamp city rules. “I think the best thing we can do is repeal, replace,” … more

BURA repays South Main Street loan

A proposed redevelopment of a South Main Street lot is progressing well enough that the Brighton Urban Renewal Authority has repaid a $2.5 million loan from the city. “We have seen that the city … more
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