Council sets 2014 calendar
During its Dec. 17 meeting, Thornton City Council set its 2014 calendar for meetings. The 2014 council meetings will be at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 9500 Civic Center Drive, Jan. 14, Jan. 28, Feb. 11, Feb. 25, March 18, April 8, April 22, May 13, May 27, June 10, July 8, July 22, Aug . 12, Aug. 26, Sept. 9, Sept. 23, Oct. 14, Oct. 28, Nov. 25, Dec. 2 and Dec. 16. Council will have council update meetings at 5:45 p.m. on those days in the Training Room. Council will also have its planning sessions at 5:45 p.m. in the Training Room on Jan. 7, Jan. 21, Feb. 4, Feb. 18, March 25, April 1, April 15, April 29, May 6, May 20, June 3, July 1, July 15, July 29, Aug. 19, Sept. 2, Sept. 16, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 21, Nov. 5 and Dec. 9.
Other dates set for 2014 are Thorntonfest on May 17, Harvest Fest on Sept. 6 and Winterfest on Dec. 12-14.
Council appoints members to boards, commissions
During its Dec. 17 meeting, Thornton City Council appointed members to various boards, commissions and committees.
Mayor Heidi Williams will serve on the following: I-24 Corridors Mayors Group, as an alternate on the I-25 Coalition, E470 Authority and the Airport Coordinating Committee.
Mayor Pro Tem Val Vigil will serve on the North Area Transportation Alliance (NATA), as an alternate on the I-25 Corridor Mayors Group, Denver Regional Council of Governments and the Colorado Municipal League Policy Committee.
Ward 1 Councilwoman JJ Dove will serve on the Adams County Economic Development and the Colorado Municipal League Policy Committee.
Ward 1 Councilman Mack Goodman will serve on the Airport Coordinating Committee.
Ward 2 Councilman Eric Montoya will serve as an alternate on the Colorado Municipal League Police Committee.
Ward 3 Councilwoman Beth Martinez Humenik will serve on the Denver Regional Council of Governments and as an alternate on NATA.
Ward 3 Councilman Sam Nizam will serve as an alternate on the School District 27J Capital Facilities Foundation.
Ward 4 Councilman Eric Tade will serve on the Rocky Flats Stewardship Council, I-25 Coalition and the E-470 Authority
Ward 4 Councilwoman Janifer Kulmann will serve on the School District 27J Capital Facilities Foundation and as the liaison for the Rangeview Library District
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