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2019 Authorities, Boards & Commissions Application Form


Service on a city board, commission or authority is limited to residents of the city, except the Transportation Mobility Board. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Thursday, January 31, 2019. City council will review the applications and set up interviews for mid-February. Appointments will be made in March and terms will begin April 1. Questions may be directed to the city clerk at 303-795-3753.

Board of Adjustment – 5 members, 2 alternates, 3-year terms
This quasi-judicial body is authorized to grant zoning variances, allow land uses permitted by exception and hear appeals on administrative staff decisions. Meetings take place on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

Building Board of Appeals – 5 members, 2 alternates, 3-year terms
This quasi-judicial body is authorized to review building code issues and make decisions on matters concerning the suspension and revocation of licenses arising under the Uniform Building Code. Meetings take place on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

Election Commission – 3 members, 4-year terms
The Election Commission reviews, recommends, and establishes procedures for municipal elections based on City Charter, Municipal Code, and State Statute provisions. The commission also establishes voting districts and appoints election judges. This commission has charge of all activities and duties required of it by law or city charter in conducting municipal elections. The commission meets on an as needed basis.

Fine Arts Board – 7 members, 3-year terms
The Fine Arts Board provides arts programs for the city through the review and selection of art works and exhibitions at public locations and public facilities throughout Littleton and serves as stewards of the Littleton art portfolio. They serve as the city’s representatives in art-related projects with other public and private agencies to encourage the use of the arts in response to community needs. The board promotes cultural arts within the city to enhance quality of life and recommend acquisition and disposition of city-owned art within city policies. Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

Historical Preservation Board – 7 members, 2 alternates, 3-year terms
This board recommends policies, rules and regulations relating to historic preservation; develops public information and education programs, recommends buildings and sites for landmark or other local historic designation status and acts upon certificates of appropriateness on designated buildings. Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

Library Board – 7 members, 3-year terms
The Library Board acts as a representative body for the citizens of the city, for advising the library director and city council of the citizens’ interests and concerns about the library. The primary purpose of the board is to assist the library director in planning for library services and programs in response to community needs. Responsibilities of the board include reviewing and recommending a long-range plan, the annual programming, budget and making recommendations regarding the use of gifts for library use. The board also serves as an advisory body in the formulation of the library policies. Meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

Licensing Authority – 5 members, 2 alternates, 3-year terms
The Licensing Authority is the decision-making body on matters dealing with liquor licensing and medical marijuana centers in the City of Littleton. This includes reviewing requests for new liquor licenses and medical marijuana centers, as well as various actions and hearings for current license holders. The application process involves approval by the Littleton Licensing Authority and by the State of Colorado. Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

Museum Board – 7 members, 3-year terms
This board is an advisory board, which assists in the direction and development of the Littleton Historical Museum as an educational facility for the city. Additionally, the board recommends policies relating to gifts or loans and has final authority over the disposition of unwanted collections and assists whenever possible in the preservation, care and maintenance of all museum facilities and in furthering the educational programs offered by the museum. Meetings are held on the 1st Monday of each month at 7 p.m.

Planning Commission – 7 members, 2 alternates, 3-year terms
This commission is responsible for reviewing and making recommendations on master plans, land annexations and initial zoning, flood plain designation, rezoning proposals and new subdivisions. Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

South Metro Housing Options – 7 members, 5-year terms
South Metro Housing Options administers public housing programs, coordinates senior community services programs and makes policy decisions for the Housing Authority. Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.

Transportation Mobility Board – 7 members, 3-year terms
The Transportation Mobility Board (TMB) advises city council on transportation, mobility, and multi-modal issues both in Littleton and the region, including issues related to the transportation master plan and related sub plans. The board will review how the city develops, finances, and implements the transportation system pertaining to streets, pedestrians, transit, bicycles, automobiles, congestion, traffic, signalization, the utilization of technology, and education of the public and private industry on transportation topics. Up to two members of the TMB may be individuals who have a business interest in Littleton but might not be residents of the city.