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Candidates talking taxes, marijuana and revenues

The next question for Westminster mayoral and City Council candidates has to do with taxes. Westminster relies heavily on sales and use tax revenues - as do most Colorado municipalities - while its … more

Northglenn council addresses safety at E.B. Rains park

Cleanliness at E.B. Rains, Jr. Memorial Park is one issue, and safety is another, Northglenn City Council determined at a meeting July 12. City councilors have long heard complaints about the park … more

Thornton takes steps towards tackling metro district abuse

The city of Thornton regulates metropolitan districts very little, which developers have taken advantage of. So, the city is looking to close several loopholes, city staff explained at a city council … more

Progress for Westminster water treatment plant amidst hesitation

Despite calls to lower water rates in Westminster and delay utilities capital projects, Westminster City Council gave the green light to an engineering firm to finish the design of a new water … more

Despite progress, shopping center still has far to go

One of the Thornton Shopping Center’s derelict buildings has been demolished, but it still will be a while before the property can be redeveloped, Thornton City Council learned during a July 6 … more

Brighton considers ‘creative’ alternatives for water treatment

Brighton’s water treatment plant is getting older and it’s only able to treat so much water, but the city can’t afford to replace the plant right now. Yet, the plant’s limits are already … more

Water rate compromise hopes fade

Even though Westminster City Council voted 5-1 against the city’s recommendations for 2022 water rates, the six-member council is split on fundamental ideas on which the city’s plan for utilities … more

Northglenn religious buffer zone moves forward

With unanimous support from Northglenn City Council, a new ordinance places stricter limits on protests at religious institutions in town. “I think that this is long overdue for our community, and … more

Water revives debate about city authority in Brighton

After a year’s break, Brighton City Council once again debated city staff’s jurisdiction over water issues when Mayor Pro Tem Matt Johnston led a charge to limit the city manager’s authority … more

Progress made on Thornton equity ad hoc action plan

In the eyes of Thornton City Council and city staff, there is a lot of progress on equity-oriented initiatives led by the city’s police, parks and recreation, and economic development departments. … more

Election set for vacant seat on Westminster council

Westminster voters will select someone to fill a vacant seat on council at the same time they select other council members, the Nov. 2 municipal election. At a June 14 meeting, Westminster City … more

Westminster water rates shot down

Westminster water and sewer rates won’t go up next year by 3.9 and 5.5. percent, respectively, Westminster City Council decided at a June 14 meeting. Five members of the city council voted against … more

Thornton Pride flag will fly

Deviating from a previous plan, the city of Thornton will fly a Pride flag in front of City Hall because of an unplanned city council vote at a June 8 meeting. Before June 8, city council did not … more

Northglenn City Council makes pick for vacant seat

Shannon Lukeman-Hiromasa will be the next Ward 4 representative on Northglenn City Council, the council decided at a June 7 meeting. The council selected Lukeman-Hiromasa after nine finalist … more

Westminster council fails to fill vacant seat after 99 rounds of voting

Westminster City Council was not able to appoint someone to a vacant council seat after 99 rounds of voting, topping the council's previous 78-round record. During a 2 1/2-hour special meeting on … more

Don’t reward dangerous rhetoric with promotions

As Americans, we believe that the promise of our democracy is only realized when there is liberty and justice for all - no exceptions. But we also know that certain extremist groups - including … more

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

Evenly split Westminster council interviews finalists for vacancy

Westminster City Council interviewed candidates for a seventh councilor who will potentially be a tie-breaking vote on water rates and other issues the council has been evenly split on. Eight … more

Plenty of takers for Seitz’s empty council seat

Hey, you can't blame people for wanting to grab the brass ring at no cost and gain a 2 1/2 year term on City Council. Plus it pays over $1,000 per month. Councilmember Jon Voelz did it when Emma … more

Northglenn council approves weed delivery on first reading

Northglenn City Council approved the delivery of retail marijuana within city limits at a May 24 meeting. The ordinance passed on first reading. It allows the six total Northglenn-based dispensaries … more
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