Agendas, Minutes & Meeting Information

​​Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Local Licensing Authority meetings will temporarily be virtual only meetings.

LLA Future Meetings

September 15, 2021

October 20, 2021

November 17, 2021

Local Licensing Authority

The Local Licensing Authority (LLA) conducts hearings and makes findings of fact on whether to grant or deny liquor/beer licenses within the City of Thornton. The LLA reviews and considers applications for transfer of ownership, manager registration, change of location, request to modify the premises, and change of corporate structure. The LLA consists of nine members who must be at least twenty-one years of age and represent and reflect the conscience of the community.

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Meeting Packet - October 13, 2021

Meeting Packet - October 20, 2021 - CANCELLED

Marijuana Licensing Authority

The Marijuana Licensing Authority grants or denies applications for any type of new marijuana establishment license and imposes any conditions on the applicant or licensee related to the granting of the marijuana establishment license.  The members of the Authority are the incumbent members of the Thornton City Council.

Meeting Packet - December 15, 2020


Thornton Development Authority (TDA)

The Thornton Development Authority (TDA) was established in 1981. You can find out more about the Thornton Development Authority by visiting the Economic Development Website​.

Meeting Packet - October 26, 2021

General Improvement District (GID) Board

The 136th Avenue General Improvement District (GID) was formed by Thornton City Council on August 28, 2000. The purpose of the GID is to assist the City of Thornton in providing financial assistance to construct a new interchange at 136th Avenue and Interstate 25 and the construction of 136th Avenue, from Interstate 25 to Washington Street. The District is a public or quasi-municipal subdivision of the State of Colorado and a body corporate with the limited proprietary powers set forth in Part 6, Article 25, Title 31, C.R.S. The District encompasses approximately 82 acres within the City, generally located on the north side of 136th Avenue between Interstate 25 and Washington Street, Thornton, Colorado. ​

Meeting Packet - September 28, 2021

TASHCO Corporation

The Thornton Arts, Sciences and Humanities Council, Inc. (TASHCO) was created in 1991. TASHCO provides for the production, presentation, exhibition, advancement, and preservation of art, music, theatre, dance, zoology, botany and natural history for the City of Thornton. To learn more about TASHCO, go the Arts & Culture section of this website.

Meeting Packet - September 28, 2021

​Election Commission

The Election Commission makes ward reapportionment recommendations and establishes City election precincts along with other duties that may be set by City Council. During their term of office, members cannot be candidates or nominees for elective City office. Meetings will be held during the ward reapportionment process and as needed.

Meeting Packet - September 1, 2021


Emergency Telephone Service Authority (E911)

The City of Thornton created its own Emergency Telephone Service Authority (E911 Authority) on September 28, 2004. The purpose of the E911 Authority is to establish and collect the surcharges for 911 emergency telephone service and manage the provisions of the emergency telephone service. 

Meeting Packet - September 28, 2021