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Thornton Water Treatment Plant Replacement: Award of Merit Water/Environment

Thornton City Hall building

The Thornton Water Treatment Plant was designed to replace an existing plant constructed in 1955 that was near the end of its useful life.

Chief Olson Recognized for 2021 Chief of the Year Award

city council and chief Olson and other TFD employees pose for photo

Stephen Kelley, Deputy Fire Chief, and Council recognized Chief Olson for being awarded, by the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control, the George Mazzotti Fire Chief of the Year Award for 2021.

Vulnerable: How our cities are addressing homelessness

Community Connections building in Thornton

Previous CDBG funds have been pooled to fund a Homeless Outreach Team (HOT) which City Council approved for a one-year pilot program in 2021.

Running Out Of Water: Thornton Begins Installing Pipeline From Poudre River In Fort Collins

Thornton pipeline (credit: CBS)

The City of Thornton is running out of drinking water for its residents as the population surrounding Denver continues to swell.

Touring Colorado’s Collections: City of Thornton Archive Digital Collection

Touring Colorado’s Collections: City of Thornton Archive Digital Collection

With six collections containing nearly 200 items, the City of Thornton Archives Digital Collection explores city government at a remarkably intimate level.

Thornton firefighters are on the vaccine frontlines

Thornton firefighters are on the vaccine frontlines

Doctors, nurses and pharmacists have been busy giving the community COVID-19 vaccines. Firefighters have joined the vaccine frontlines, too.

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A look at the June 14, 2022 City Council Meeting, Enjoy the Fourth of July With Thornton, Remember Fireworks are Illegal in Thornton and much more.

June 14 City Council Meeting

The 1551st Regular Meeting of the Thornton City Council. To see the entire meeting visit: http://www.ThorntonCO.tv.

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