​E911 Surcharge Increase

This information shall serve as notification that the City of Thornton is intending to increase the E911 surcharge from $.70 to $1.72 effective February 1, 2021.  Pursuant to House Bill 20-1293, the Colorado General Assembly recognizes the need to maintain and strengthen the existing local funding structure for emergency telephone services. This funding mechanism provides for continued technological advancement of emergency telephone services for all users of the system. Further, the passing of House Bill 20-1293 authorizes the City of Thornton, as a governing body, to collect the current surcharge of $1.72.