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Opinions on changing rules for special council elections

In my opinion, there are a lot more issues that warrant Westminster City Council candidate responses than just water rates and water supply. Voters deserve more information and insight on where … 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

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

About a hat: Westminster’s DeMott addresses views and controversy

I love our nation. America is the best country to live in and I am blessed to have been born here. I love the diversity of people and thought that are the bedrock of this nation. I consider myself a … more

Thornton mayor nixed Corchado executive session

Amidst confusion some members of Thornton City Council claimed to be having before a vote to fire the city attorney, Mayor Jan Kulmann rejected a key opportunity to clear the air. Council voted 5 to … more

Thornton City Council meeting escalates situation surrounding city attorney's dismissal

A Jan. 26 Thornton City Council meeting marked by 10 public comments, calls for municipal secession and new details about former City Attorney Luis Corchado’s dismissal escalated a situation that … more

National and local politics continue to collide at Westminster City Council

The Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. continues to affect Westminster City Council meetings. During a Jan. 25 meeting, a resident condemned a statement city council issued two weeks … more

Brighton city attorney resigns

Brighton City Attorney Jack Bajorek resigned from his position Jan. 12. Council accepted Bajorek’s resignation letter with a unanimous vote at a special meeting. There was no additional … more

Insurrection cuts deep at Westminster City Council meeting

Though Westminster is thousands of miles away from Washington D.C., a contentious Jan. 11 city council meeting showed how the Jan. 6 insurrection affected local communities. Emotions ran high after … more

Without public discussion, Brighton City Council suspends city attorney

Brighton City Council suspended City Attorney Jack Bajorek without any public discussion at a Jan. 5 meeting. Council unanimously approved the motion to suspend Bajorek after an hourlong executive … more

Northglenn imposes new regulations on tobacco retailers

Northglenn will tighten the belt on tobacco retailers to curb teen vaping. The City council approved new regulations for businesses that sell tobacco products with a 7 to 2 vote at a Dec. 14 meeting. … more

Northglenn establishes Police Advisory Board

Northglenn City Council unanimously voted to establish a police advisory board at a Dec. 14 meeting. The vote follows nationwide protests over police brutality and a third-party review of Northglenn … more

Recall short on signatures but group has options

It seems like it’s been a long, belabored haul in reaching the final conclusion on the recall petitions pertaining to Atchison, Seitz, Skulley and Voelz. I am sure they feel the same way as should … more
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