Council Record of Votes

June 25, 2024 Council Meeting

ItemBigelow,  Mayor Pro Tem,  Ward 4Russell, Councilmember, Ward 4Acunto, Councilmember, Ward 3Unrein, Councilmember, Ward 3Kulmann, MayorSandgren,           Councilmember,                Ward 2Ayala, Councilmember Ward 2Henson, Councilmember, Ward 1Martinez, Councilmember, Ward 1Vote Pass/Fail
5. Approval of the AgendaYESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
6. Presentations:          
A. A resolution commending board and commission members for their dedication and service to the City.YESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
B. A resolution recognizing the Thornton Water Project Larimer County Permit Team.YESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
C. A resolution celebrating a new City of Thornton logo developed to represent residents’ values and views of the City amidst the significant progress that has positively impacted the City of Thornton in the last several decades.YESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
10. Consent Calendar:          
A. A Motion approving the Minutes of the June 4, 2024 Special and June 11, 2024 Regular City Council meetings.YESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
B. An ordinance vacating a portion of 152nd Avenue right-of-way, east of Washington Street for a distance of approximately 1,280 feet north-east. (Second Reading)YESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
C. A resolution acknowledging receipt of the East 88th Avenue and York Street Annexation Petition and establishing August 13, 2024, as the date for consideration of the requested annexation of property generally located on the south side of East 88th Avenue between York Street and Steele Street to the City (East 88th Avenue and York Street Annexation).YESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
D. Report of independent auditors for year ended December 31, 2023.YESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
E. A resolution reappointing and appointing members to the Election Commission; Parks and Open Space Advisory Commission; and Thornton Arts, Sciences and Humanities Council Board of Directors.YESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
11. Public Hearings:          
A. A public hearing concerning the Annexation, Findings of Fact, and Zoning Amendment for land generally located west of Monaco Street and north of East 152nd Avenue (Fire Station 8 Annexation). [Public Hearing]          
1. An ordinance approving the annexation of approximately 26.6 acres of property situated in the south half of the southwest quarter of Section 8 and the southeast quarter of Section 7, Township 1 South, Range 67 West of the sixth Principal Meridian, County of Adams, State of Colorado, generally located west of Monaco Street and north of East 152nd Avenue and assigning the annexed property to Ward 3 (Fire Station 8 Annexation). [Related Action Item]YESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
2. A resolution adopting certain Findings of Fact for the annexation of certain unincorporated territory of approximately 26.6 acres of property situated in the south half of the southwest quarter of Section 8 and the southeast quarter of Section 7, Township 1 South, Range 67 West of the sixth Principal Meridian, County of Adams, State of Colorado, generally located west of Monaco Street and north of East 152nd Avenue and assigning the annexed property to Ward 3 (Fire Station 8 Annexation). [Related Action Item]YESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
3. An ordinance approving a Zoning Amendment for approximately 26.9 acres of land generally located west of Monaco Street and north of East 152nd Avenue (Fire Station 8 Annexation). [Public Hearing]YESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
12. Action Items:          
A. An ordinance submitting to the registered electors of the City of Thornton, Colorado, proposed Charter amendments to Section 4.5 of the Thornton City Charter providing for filling Mayoral or Councilmember vacancies by special election when more than one year of the term remains. (First Reading)          
Motion to adopt an ordinance submitting to the registered electors of the City of Thornton Colorado proposed amendments to Section 4.5(b) of the Thornton City Charter to provide for filling councilmember vacancies by special election when more than one year of the term remains. YESYESNOT PRESENTNONONOYESYESYESPASSED
Motion to amend the current motion on the floor (above) to change from having one ballot question to two and have them separate for the Council and separate for the Mayor. NONONOT PRESENTYESYESYESNONONOFAILED
B. A resolution calling a Special Municipal Election on November 5, 2024 for the purpose of submitting to the Thornton electors a proposed Charter amendment question.YESYESNOT PRESENTNONONOYESYESYESPASSED
C. An ordinance adopting the fourth amendment to the 2024 Budget amending section one of Ordinance 3670, making appropriations for the City of Thornton, Colorado for the fiscal year 2024 for all funds except that appropriations for certain individual projects shall not lapse at year end but continue until the project is completed or canceled. (First Reading)YESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
13. AdjournmentYESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
TDA - Approval of AgendaYESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
TDA - Approval of MinutesYESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
TDA - 5A. A resolution adopting the second amendment to the 2024 Budget for the Thornton Development Authority beginning January 1, 2024 and ending December 31, 2024, and appropriating the funds for expenditure in 2024.YESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED
TDA - AdjournmentYESYESNOT PRESENTYESYESYESYESYESYESPASSED

June 10, 2024 Council and Special TDA Meetings

ItemBigelow, Mayor Pro Tem, Ward 4Russell, Councilmember, Ward 4Acunto, Councilmember, Ward 3Unrein, Councilmember, Ward 3Kulmann, MayorSandgren, Councilmember, Ward 2Ayala, Councilmember Ward 2Henson, Councilmember, Ward 1Martinez, Councilmember, Ward 1Vote Pass/Fail
5. Approval of the Agenda as amendedYesYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentPassed
6. Presentations:          
A. A resolution declaring June 2024 as LGBTQ+ Pride Month in the City of Thornton, Colorado.YesYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentPassed
B. A resolution declaring June 19, 2024 as Juneteenth in the City of Thornton, Colorado.YesYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentPassed
10. Consent Calendar:          
A. A Motion approving the Minutes of the May 21, 2024 Special and May 28, 2024 Regular City Council meetings.YesYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentPassed
B. Monthly Financial Report for April 2024.YesYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentPassed
C. An ordinance amending Sections 2-81 through 2-83, 2-85, 2-86, 2-88, 10-34, 22-192 and 42-57 of the Thornton City Code pertaining to Boards, Commissions and Authorities to clarify that bylaws and rules of procedure and amendments thereto require City Council approval and to remove at-large memberships for the Thornton Active Adult Board and the Local Licensing Authority to foster equal ward representation. (Second Reading)YesYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentPassed
D. A resolution approving event sponsorship funding requests from Kids First Health Care and Almost Home Inc.YesYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentPassed
E. A resolution designating an individual and alternate to cast votes on behalf of the City at the Colorado Municipal League and National League of Cities annual business meetings.YesYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentPassed
F. A resolution approving a Participation Agreement with Great Gray Trust Company, LLC, as trustee under the Great Gray Collective Investment, for the City of Thornton Governmental 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan and the City of Thornton 401(a) Money Purchase Plans for the General Employees, Police, Fire, City Manager, City Attorney, and Presiding Municipal Judge to participate in the Income America 5ForLife Collective Investment Funds trust; and approving the Amendment to Implement SECURE Act and Other Law Changes to amend the City of Thornton Governmental 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan, the City of Thornton Governmental 401(a) Plan, and the Adoption Agreements for Nationwide Financial Services Inc. for the 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan and the Governmental 401(a) Money Purchase Plans for General Employees, Police, Fire, City Manager, City Attorney, and Presiding Municipal Judge to change the in-service distribution age.YesYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentPassed
13. AdjournmentYesYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentPassed
TDA - Approval of AgendaYesYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentPassed
TDA - Approval of MinutesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentPassed
TDA - 5A. A resolution approving an assignment of the Infrastructure Reimbursement Agreement between the Thornton Development Authority and Confluent Development LLC to RG Commerce Park LLC for regional improvements within the North Washington Street Corridor Urban Renewal Area.YesYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentPassed
TDA - AdjournmentYesYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentPassed

May 28, 2024 Council and Special TASHCO Meetings

ItemBigelow, Mayor Pro Tem, Ward 4Russell, Councilmember, Ward 4Acunto, Councilmember, Ward 3Unrein, Councilmember, Ward 3Kulmann, MayorSandgren, Councilmember, Ward 2Ayala, Councilmember Ward 2Henson, Councilmember, Ward 1Martinez, Councilmember, Ward 1Vote Pass/Fail
5. Approval of the AgendaYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
6. Presentations:          
A. A resolution conveying the City Council's gratitude and appreciation to Eduardo Moreno on his retirement from the City.YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
10. Consent Calendar:          
A. A Motion approving the Minutes of the May 14, 2024 Regular City Council meeting.YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
B. An ordinance amending the City Council Policy regarding the Rules of Order and Procedure for City Council Meetings to prioritize residents in Audience Participation, limit the remote comment registration period, and avoid copyright infringement claims in audio-visual presentations offered by the public. (Second Reading)YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
C. An ordinance approving the Annexation of approximately 4.8 acres of property situated in the northwest quarter of Section 5, Township 2 South, Range 67 West of the sixth Principal Meridian, County of Adams, State of Colorado, generally located south of East 120th Avenue and east of Holly Street at 5820 East 120th Avenue and assigning the annexed property to Ward 3 (Snydal Subdivision Blocks 1-3 Annexation). (Second Reading)YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
D. An ordinance approving a Zoning Amendment, with an associated Overall Development Plan and Planned Development Standards, for approximately 5.3 acres of land generally located south of East 120th Avenue and east of Holly Street at 5820 East 120th Avenue (Snydal Subdivision Blocks 1-3 Annexation). (Second Reading)YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
E. An ordinance approving the Annexation of approximately 35 acres of property situated in the northwest quarter of Section 19, Township 1 South, Range 67 West of the sixth Principal Meridian, County of Adams, State of Colorado, generally located at the northwest corner of East 140th Avenue and Dahlia Way and assigning the annexed property to Ward 3 (140th and Dahlia - North Hilltop Annexation). (Second Reading)YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
F. An ordinance approving a Zoning Amendment for approximately 35 acres of land generally located at the northwest corner of East 140th Avenue and Dahlia Way (140th and Dahlia - North Hilltop Annexation). (Second Reading)YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
G. An ordinance amending Thornton City Code Section 38-391 to remove the requirement for the City Manager to declare a nuisance to be a nuisance after a notice to abate the nuisance was already issued and Section 38-393 to include abandoned shopping carts as an enumerated nuisance, and adding a new Division 5 to Chapter 38, Article X of the Thornton City Code concerning abandoned shopping carts. (Second Reading)YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
H. An ordinance adopting the third amendment to the 2024 Budget amending section one of Ordinance 3670, making appropriations for the City of Thornton, Colorado for the fiscal year 2024 for all funds except that appropriations for certain individual projects shall not lapse at year end but continue until the project is completed or cancelled. (Second Reading)YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
I. An ordinance vacating a portion of 152ndAvenue right-of-way, east of Washington Street for a distance of approximately 1,280 feet north-east. (First Reading)YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
J. A resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City, Adams County, and the cities of Commerce City and Westminster for continued participation in the Home Investment Partnerships Program Consortium for program years 2025, 2026, and 2027.YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
K. A resolution authorizing eminent domain proceedings, if necessary, to acquire property interests required to construct the 100th Avenue Sidewalk Improvements Project.YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
L. A resolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City and the Fraternal Order of Police Thornton - Lodge 16 concerning equipment and uniform maintenance.YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
M. A resolution authorizing the distribution of the 2024 Thornton Assistance Funds to nonprofit organizations that help Thornton residents meet their basic needs and enhance their ability to be self-sufficient.YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
N. A resolution appointing Associate Judges for the Thornton Municipal Court for the period May 28, 2024 through March 31, 2025YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
O. A resolution authorizing a First Amendment to the Non-Exclusive Right-of-Way Use Agreement between the City and Vero Broadband, LLC.YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
P. A resolution reappointing and appointing members to the Building Code Advisory Board; Businesses of Thornton Advisory Commission; Election Commission; Local Licensing Authority; Thornton Active Adult Board; and Thornton Arts, Sciences and Humanities Council Board of Directors.YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
Q. A resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement among the City of Thornton and Boulder County, the City and County of Broomfield, the City of Lafayette, and the Town of Erie for a Transportation Improvement Program for the Colorado State Highway 7 Priority 1A Preconstruction project.YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
R. A resolution declaring a portion of a parcel of land adjacent to the Bull Canal as surplus property and authorizing its disposition.YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
S. A resolution extending the terms for members on the Election Commission and Parks and Open Space Advisory Commission.YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
12. Action Items:          
A. A resolution repealing and reenacting Council Policies 1.2 and 1.4 regarding appointment and reappointment, membership, advertising, and interviewing applicants for Boards, Commissions, and Authorities.YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
B. A resolution amending the bylaws of the Building Code Advisory Board, Businesses of Thornton Advisory Commission, Election Commission, Parks and Open Space Advisory Commission, Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment, Thornton Active Adult Board, Thornton Assistance Fund Committee, and the rules of procedure for the Local Licensing Authority.YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
C. A resolution amending Resolution C.D. No. 2023-008 to clarify the composition for the Thornton Assistance Funds Committee and add a provision to limit the appointment of any person to just one City Board, Commission, Authority, or Committee.YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
D. An ordinance amending Sections 2-81 through 2-83, 2-85, 2-86, 2-88, 10-34, 22-192 and 42-57 of the Thornton City Code pertaining to Boards, Commissions and Authorities to clarify that bylaws and rules of procedure and amendments thereto require City Council approval and to remove at-large memberships for the Thornton Active Adult Board and the Local Licensing Authority to foster equal ward representation. (First Reading)YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
13. AdjournmentYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
TASHCO - Approval of AgendaYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
TASHCO - Approval of MinutesYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
TASHCO - 5A. A resolution approving a fourth amendment to the bylaws of the Thornton Arts, Sciences and Humanities Council of the City of Thornton.YesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed
TASHCO - AdjournmentYesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesNot presentYesPassed

April 23, 2024 Council Meeting

ItemBigelow, Mayor Pro Tem, Ward 4Russell, Councilmember, Ward 4Acunto, Councilmember, Ward 3Unrein, Councilmember, Ward 3Kulmann, MayorSandgren, Councilmember, Ward 2Ayala, Councilmember Ward 2Henson, Councilmember, Ward 1Martinez, Councilmember, Ward 1Vote Pass/Fail
5. Approval of the Agenda as amendedYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
6. Presentations:          
A. A resolution declaring April 2024 as Arab American Heritage Month in the City of Thornton, Colorado.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
B. A resolution declaring May 2024 as Jewish Heritage Month in the City of Thornton, Colorado.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
C. A resolution declaring May 2024 as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in the City of Thornton, Colorado.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
D. A resolution declaring May 2024 as Mental Health Awareness Month in the City of Thornton, Colorado.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
E. A resolution declaring April 2024 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the City of Thornton, Colorado.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
F. A resolution recognizing April 21-27, 2024 as National Crime Victims' Rights Week in the City of Thornton, Colorado.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
10. Consent Calendar:          
A. A Motion approving the Minutes of the April 9, 2024 Regular City Council meeting.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
B. A resolution approving two Youth Event Funding Requests and event sponsorship funding requests from Growing Home, Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County, Rocky Mountain Partnership, Romito Foundation, Rotary Club of Northglenn-Thornton, and Stout Street.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
C. A resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Colorado Department of Transportation for the FY24 Thornton Travel Time Monitoring Expansion Project.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
D. A resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City and the State of Colorado Department of Local Affairs for the Proposition 123 - People Experiencing Homelessness Grant Program.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
13. AdjournmentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed

April 9, 2024 Council Meeting

ItemBigelow, Mayor Pro Tem, Ward 4Russell, Councilmember, Ward 4Acunto, Councilmember, Ward 3Unrein, Councilmember, Ward 3Kulmann, MayorSandgren, Councilmember, Ward 2Ayala, Councilmember Ward 2Henson, Councilmember, Ward 1Martinez, Councilmember, Ward 1Vote Pass/Fail
5. Approval of the AgendaNot presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
6. Presentations:          
A. A. A resolution declaring April 2024 as Autism Acceptance Month in the City of Thornton, Colorado.Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
10. Consent Calendar:          
A. A Motion approving the Minutes of the March 19, 2024 Special and March 26, 2024 Special and Regular City Council meetings.Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
B. Monthly Financial Report for February 2024.Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
C. An ordinance amending Ordinance 3572 regarding the City Council Policy for reimbursement of expenses for travel, training, subsistence, and other business expenses. (Second Reading)Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
D. An ordinance amending Sections 38-386, 38-421, 38-429, 38-391, and 38-523 of the Thornton City Code to include box trucks, limousines, and mobile food trucks as prohibited vehicles, repeal a related provision in the Model Traffic Code as superfluous, allow only unladen emergency tow trucks to be stored or parked on a residential property, clarify restrictions on stored motor vehicles in residential zoning districts, and revise the permitting process to park or store certain commercial, non-passenger vehicles in residential zoning districts. (Second Reading)Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
E. An ordinance amending Section 2-191 of the Thornton City Code to generally follow the Colorado Constitution's monetary limit on gifts and other things of value that public officials and employees may accept, receive, or solicit. (Second Reading)Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
F. An ordinance adopting the second amendment to the 2024 Budget amending section one of Ordinance 3670, making for appropriations for the City of Thornton, Colorado for the fiscal year 2024 for all funds except that appropriations for certain individual projects shall not lapse at year end but continue until the project is completed or cancelled. (Second Reading)Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
G. A resolution approving a Master License Agreement between the Town of Firestone, Colorado, and the City of Thornton, Colorado, for the installation, construction, operation, and maintenance of the Thornton Water Project pipeline.Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
H. A resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Town of Firestone, Colorado, and the City of Thornton, Colorado, for an emergency raw water interconnection.Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
I. A resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Town of Firestone, Colorado, and the City of Thornton, Colorado, to lease excess Thornton Water Project pipeline capacity.Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
J. A resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Town of Johnstown, Colorado, and the City of Thornton, Colorado including an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Town of Johnstown, Colorado and the City of Thornton, Colorado for an emergency raw water interconnection., for the installation, construction, operation, and maintenance of the Thornton Water Project pipeline in Johnstown's current and future corporate limits, an emergency raw water interconnection between the Thornton Water Project pipeline and Johnstown's water system pursuant to the terms set forth in a second Intergovernmental Agreement, and establishing the terms and conditions for leasing excess Thornton Water Project pipeline capacity, subject to the Thornton's capacity needs.Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
K. A resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Colorado Department of Transportation for the 124th Avenue Multimodal Improvements from Claude Court to Colorado Boulevard Project.Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
L. A resolution approving the First Amendment to the Intergovernmental Agreement between the City and Adams County regarding the development of the 88th Avenue Open Space and Thornton Parkway.Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
M. A resolution reappointing Scott Twombly to the Metro Water Recovery Board of Directors.Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
N. A resolution declaring a portion of the parcel of land at 8300 Steele Street as surplus property and authorizing its disposition.Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
12. Action Items:          
A. A resolution of the City of Thornton in opposition to preemptions and burdens in House Bill 24-1313.Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
13. AdjournmentNot presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed

March 26, 2024 Council, TASHCO Annual, and TDA Annual Meetings

ItemBigelow, Mayor Pro Tem, Ward 4Russell, Councilmember, Ward 4Acunto, Councilmember, Ward 3Unrein, Councilmember, Ward 3Kulmann, MayorSandgren, Councilmember, Ward 2Ayala, Councilmember Ward 2Henson, Councilmember, Ward 1Martinez, Councilmember, Ward 1Vote Pass/Fail
5. Approval of the AgendaYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
6. Presentations:          
A. A resolution recognizing the City of Thornton's 2023 Departmental Employees of the Year.YesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
B. A resolution declaring the month of April 2024 as Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month in the City of Thornton, Colorado.YesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
10. Consent Calendar:YesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
A. A Motion approving the Minutes of the February 20, 2024 Special and February 27, 2024 Regular City Council meetings.YesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
B. Monthly Financial Report for January 2024.YesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
C. An ordinance amending Chapter 1 of the Thornton City Code to provide for the administrative enforcement and penalization of certain Code violations. (Second Reading)YesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
D. An ordinance amending Ordinance 3572 regarding the City Council Policy for reimbursement of expenses for travel, training, subsistence, and other business expenses. (First Reading)YesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
E. A resolution acknowledging receipt of the North Hilltop Annexation Petition for the property generally located on the northwest corner of East 140th Avenue and Dahlia Way to the City (140th and Dahlia - North Hilltop Annexation).YesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
F. A resolution acknowledging receipt of the Snydal Subdivision Blocks 1-3 Annexation Petition and establishing May 14, 2024 as the date for consideration of the requested annexation of property located at 5280 E. 120th Avenue to the City (Snydal Subdivision Blocks 1-3 Annexation).YesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
G. A resolution consenting to the dissolution of the Fallbrook Metropolitan District.YesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
H. A resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City and the Colorado Department of Transportation for the I-25 and CO-7 Interim Mobility Hub.YesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
12 Action Items:          
A. An ordinance amending Sections 38-386, 38-421, 38-429, 38-391, and 38-523 of the Thornton City Code to include box trucks, limousines, and mobile food trucks as prohibited vehicles, repeal a related provision in the Model Traffic Code as superfluous, allow only unladen emergency tow trucks to be stored or parked on a residential property, clarify restrictions on stored motor vehicles in residential zoning districts, and revise the permitting process to park or store certain commercial, non-passenger vehicles in residential zoning districts. (First Reading)YesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
B. An ordinance amending Section 2-191 of the Thornton City Code to generally follow the Colorado Constitution's monetary limit on gifts and other things of value that public officials and employees may accept, receive, or solicit. (First Reading)YesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
C. An ordinance adopting the second amendment to the 2024 Budget amending section one of Ordinance 3670, making for appropriations for the City of Thornton, Colorado for the fiscal year 2024 for all funds except that appropriations for certain individual projects shall not lapse at year end but continue until the project is completed or cancelled. (First Reading)YesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
13. Adjournment          
TASHCO - Approval of AgendaYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
TASHCO - Approval of MinutesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
TASHCO - 2023 Annual Report from the Thornton Arts, Sciences and Humanities Council.          
TASHCO - AdjournmentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
TDA - Approval of AgendaYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
TDA - Approval of MinutesYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
TDA - 2023 Thornton Development Authority Annual Report.          
TDA - A resolution adopting the first amendment to the 2024 Budget for the Thornton Development Authority beginning January 1, 2024 and ending December 31, 2024, and appropriating the funds for expenditure in 2024.YesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed
TDA - AdjourmentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesPassed

February 27, 2024 Council Meeting

ItemBigelow, Mayor Pro Tem, Ward 4Russell, Councilmember, Ward 4Acunto, Councilmember, Ward 3Unrein, Councilmember, Ward 3Kulmann, MayorSandgren, Councilmember, Ward 2Ayala, Councilmember Ward 2Henson, Councilmember, Ward 1Martinez, Councilmember, Ward 1Vote Pass/Fail
5. Approval of the AgendaNot presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
6. Presentations:          
A. A resolution recognizing February 2024 as Black History Month in the City of Thornton, Colorado.Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
B. A resolution recognizing March 2024 as Women's History Month and March 8, 2024 as International Women's Day in the City of Thornton, Colorado.Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
Motion to amend the agenda to add a report from the District Attorney regarding the Family Justic Center.Not presentYesYesYesYesNot presentYesYesYesPassed
10. Consent Calendar:          
A. A Motion approving the Minutes of the January 30, 2024 and February 6, 2024 Special and February 13, 2024 Special and Regular City Council meetings.Not presentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
B. An ordinance repealing Ordinance 3631 and reenacting an ordinance revising and prescribing water rates and charges for the operation and maintenance of the water system for the City of Thornton, Colorado. (Second Reading)Not presentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
C. An ordinance repealing Ordinance 3632 and reenacting an ordinance revising and prescribing sewer rates and charges and solid waste charges for 2024. (Second Reading)Not presentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
D. A resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Colorado Department of Transportation for the traffic signalization of the intersection of 168th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard.Not presentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
E. A resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Thornton, Adams County, and Weld County for traffic signal installation, operation, and maintenance at 168th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard.Not presentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
F. A resolution approving a Youth Group Funding Request for Heather and Jessica Burress and a Youth Funding Event Request for Valentyn Mormul.Not presentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
G. A resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement with Adams County Health Department regarding the continuation of the Healthy Farmers Market Manager for 2024 in the City of Thornton.Not presentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
H. A resolution extending the terms for members on the Building Code Advisory Board; Businesses of Thornton Advisory Commission; Election Commission; Local Licensing Authority; Parks and Open Space Advisory Commission; Thornton Active Adult Board; and Thornton Arts, Sciences and Humanities Council Board of Directors.Not presentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
I. A resolution supporting the City's Local Planning Capacity grant application.Not presentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
12. Action Items:          
A. An ordinance adopting the first amendment to the 2024 Budget amending section one of Ordinance 3670, making for appropriations for the City of Thornton, Colorado for the fiscal year 2024 for all funds except that appropriations for certain individual projects shall not lapse at year end but continue until the project is completed or cancelled. (Second Reading)Not presentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
B. An ordinance amending Chapter 1 of the Thornton City Code to provide for the administrative enforcement and penalization of certain Code violations.Not presentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
C. A resolution approving an Agreement for Development Incentives between the City and Little Property Company, LLC.Not presentNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
D. A resolution appointing Brett E. Henry as Acting City Manager for the City of Thornton, effective at close of business on February 28, 2024, and approving the associated Employment Agreement.Not presentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
13. AdjournmentNot presentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed

February 13, 2024 Council and Special Thornton Development Authority Meetings

ItemBigelow, Mayor Pro Tem, Ward 4Russell, Councilmember, Ward 4Acunto, Councilmember, Ward 3Unrein, Councilmember, Ward 3Kulmann, MayorSandgren, Councilmember, Ward 2Ayala, Councilmember Ward 2Henson, Councilmember, Ward 1Martinez, Councilmember, Ward 1Vote Pass/Fail
5. Approval of the Agenda as amendedYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
6. Presentations:          
A. A resolution recognizing Frank Newton for his contributions to the City of Thornton, Colorado.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
10. Consent Calendar:          
A. A Motion approving the Minutes of the January 13, 2024 Special and January 23, 2024 Special and Regular City Council meetings.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
B. A resolution authorizing an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City and Department of Energy to provide Federal funding for three electric vehicles for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
C. A resolution approving event sponsorship funding requests from Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of Adams and Broomfield Counties, Almost Home, Inc., and Ralston House and a Youth Event Funding Request.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
12. Action Items:          
A. A resolution approving an Affordable Housing Incentive Agreement between the City of Thornton and Maiker Housing Partners with regard to construction use tax for the Overlook at Thornton.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
B. An ordinance approving a Zoning Amendment rezoning approximately 53 acres of land which is generally located northwest of the intersection of Holly Street and Signal Ditch Parkway from Multifamily and Single-Family Attached to entirely Multifamily (Willow Bend North - Tract B - Case No. PLZ202201142). (Second Reading)YesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesPassed
C. An ordinance adopting the first amendment to the 2024 Budget amending section one of Ordinance 3670, making for appropriations for the City of Thornton, Colorado for the fiscal year 2024 for all funds except that appropriations for certain individual projects shall not lapse at year end but continue until the project is completed or cancelled. (First Reading)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
D. An ordinance repealing Ordinance 3631 and reenacting an ordinance revising and prescribing water rates and charges for the operation and maintenance of the water system for the City of Thornton, Colorado. (First Reading)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
E. An ordinance repealing Ordinance 3632 and reenacting an ordinance revising and prescribing sewer rates and charges and solid waste charges for 2024. (First Reading)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
F. A resolution appointing members to the Thornton Assistance Funds Committee.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
G. A resolution declaring March 2024 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in the City of Thornton, Colorado.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
13. AdjournmentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
TDA - AgendaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
TDA - MinutesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
TDA - 5A. A resolution approving the Compliance Order on Consent between the Thornton Development Authority and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment through the Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
TDA - 5B. A resolution approving the Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement between the Thornton Development Authority and the 25 Commerce Park Metropolitan District regarding Tax Increment Revenues derived from the District's Mill LevyYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
TDA - AdjournmentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed

January 23, 2024 Council Meeting

ItemBigelow, Mayor Pro Tem, Ward 4Russell, Councilmember, Ward 4Acunto, Councilmember, Ward 3Unrein, Councilmember, Ward 3Kulmann, MayorSandgren, Councilmember, Ward 2Ayala, Councilmember Ward 2Henson, Councilmember, Ward 1Martinez, Councilmember, Ward 1Vote Pass/Fail
5. Approval of the AgendaYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
10. Consent Calendar:          
A. A Motion approving the Minutes of the January 9, 2024 Regular City Council meeting.YesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
B. A resolution approving the Southwest Weld County Subregion Forum Collaborative Transportation Planning Intergovernmental Agreement among the cities of Brighton, Dacono, Longmont, and Thornton; the towns of Erie, Frederick, Firestone, Lochbuie, and Mead; and Weld County.YesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
C. A resolution appointing members to the Thornton Arts, Sciences and Humanities Council Board of Directors.YesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
11. Public Hearings:          
A. A public hearing concerning authorization of the Fourth Substantial Amendment to the Citizen Participation Plan and the First Substantial Amendment to the 2023 Annual Action Plan for Community Development Block Grant funding. [Public Hearing]          
1. A resolution authorizing the Fourth Substantial Amendment to the Citizen Participation Plan for Community Development Block Grant funding. [Public Hearing]YesYesNot presentYesYesABSTAINEDYesYesYesPassed
2. A resolution authorizing the First Substantial Amendment to the 2023 Annual Action Plan for Community Development Block Grant funding. [Public Hearing]YesYesNot presentYesYesABSTAINEDYesYesYesPassed
B. A continued public hearing concerning a resolution approving a Conceptual Site Plan to allow the development of 261 multi-family units on a portion of an approximately 50-acre site generally located northwest of the intersection of Holly Street and Signal Ditch Parkway (Willow Bend North - Tract A - Case No. PLCSP202200467). [Public Hearing]YesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
C. A continued public hearing concerning a Zoning Amendment and Conceptual Site Plan generally located northwest of the intersection of Holly Street and Signal Ditch Parkway (Willow Bend North - Tract B). [Public Hearing]          
1. An ordinance approving a Zoning Amendment rezoning approximately 53 acres of land which is generally located northwest of the intersection of Holly Street and Signal Ditch Parkway from Multifamily and Single-Family Attached to entirely Multifamily (Willow Bend North - Tract B - Case No. PLZ202201142). [Public Hearing]YesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
2. A resolution approving a Conceptual Site Plan to allow the development of 327 multi-family units on a portion of an approximately 50-acre site generally located northwest of the intersection of Holly Street and Signal Ditch Parkway (Willow Bend North - Tract B - Case No. PLCSP202201140). [Public Hearing]YesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
12. Action Items:          
A. A resolution appointing members to the Local Licensing Authority.YesYesNot presentYesNoNoYesYesYesPassed
13. AdjournmentYesYesNot presentYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed

January 9, 2024 Council Meeting

ItemBigelow, Mayor Pro Tem, Ward 4Russell, Councilmember, Ward 4Acunto, Councilmember, Ward 3Unrein, Councilmember, Ward 3Kulmann, MayorSandgren, Councilmember, Ward 2Ayala, Councilmember Ward 2Henson, Councilmember, Ward 1Martinez, Councilmember, Ward 1Vote Pass/Fail
5. Approval of the Agenda as amendedYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
6. Presentations:          
A. A resolution commending the members of the Development Permits and Appeals Board for their service.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
10. Consent Calendar:          
A. A Motion approving the Minutes of the December 5, 2023 Regular, December 12, 2023 Special, and December 19, 2023 Regular City Council meetings.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
B. Monthly Financial Report for November 2023.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
C. An ordinance amending Section 14-10(b) and Chapter 38, Article X, Division 2 of the City Code to increase Code Compliance Officers' authority to enforce parking and towing regulations. (Second Reading)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
D. An ordinance amending the City Council Policy regarding the Rules of Order and Procedure for City Council Meetings to increase the time for Council Comments/Communications. (Second Reading)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
E. A resolution authorizing the City of Thornton to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the State of Colorado Department of Higher Education through Arapahoe Community College for emergency medical services training.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
F. A resolution designating City Hall as the public place to post notices and agendas of regular, special, and other open meetings of the City Council, any board, committee, commission, authority, or local public body of the City, during exigent circumstances or in the event of an emergency that prevents the public from accessing notices online, for the calendar year 2024.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
G. A resolution approving the Triennial Determination for the continuation of the Rocky Flats Stewardship (February 2024-2027).YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
H. A resolution authorizing an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City and Boulder County for delivery by the City and the acceptance by the County of recyclable materials at the Boulder County Recycling Center.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
12. Action Items:          
A. A resolution approving the City's 2024 Legislative Agenda.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
B. A resolution declaring January 2024 as Stalking Awareness Month in the City of Thornton, Colorado.YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed
13. AdjournmentYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesPassed