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LIFT Application Deadline Changed
Post Date:12/20/2017 4:00 p.m.
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Applications for Littleton Invests for Tomorrow (LIFT) are now due January 8, by 5 p.m. instead of January 31.
The LIFT board currently has three vacancies for five-year terms. The LIFT board of directors (formerly the Littleton Riverfront Authority) will retain the following roles and responsibilities: Ability to enter into contracts, borrow funds and make appropriations and expenditures; preparation of proposed urban renewal areas and urban renewal plans for submission to the city council for consideration and adoption; within the framework of an adopted urban renewal area and urban renewal plan, ability to undertake authorized public improvements, land assembly, demolition of buildings and disposition of property; ability to use eminent domain power only if authorized by the city council, and then only in accordance with strict state statutory provisions and limitations; ability to retain staff and consultants; and, ability to enter into agreements with other public entities and agreements with property owners and developers.
Between January 9 and January 18, Mayor Brinkman and Mayor Pro Tem Valdes will complete interviews with LIFT applicants. On January 23, at the study session, council will discuss the Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem recommendations for LIFT Board members. Then council will appoint the members on February 6.
Questions may be directed to the city clerk at 303-795-3753.