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February 2, 2022, 2:37 PM
The City of Littleton is designing improvements to the Santa Fe Drive and Mineral Avenue intersection to reduce congestion and improve safety. A new quadrant roadway is currently being designed in the southwest parcel of the intersection. Watch the video below to learn more about the quadrant roadway concept and take the survey to share your thoughts.
December 22, 2021, 9:21 AM
The City of Littleton is kicking off a project to identify and design transportation improvements in the area along Mineral Avenue east of Santa Fe Drive to approximately Windermere Street. Mineral Avenue is an important east-west corridor providing access to many local and regional destinations, including RTD’s Mineral Light Rail Station to the west and businesses and services to the east. Improvements are needed to create safer and more convenient options for bicyclist and pedestrian travel in this area.
Improvements will be considered at multiple locations and could include separated bike lanes and an improved trail along Mineral Avenue, changes at intersections to boost safety for bicyclists and pedestrians, and upgraded crossings of area roadways for High Line Canal Trail users.
Through a robust planning process incorporating community input, the city will identify a set of improvements aimed at enhancing transportation mode choices and connectivity while increasing safety.
Community members are invited to learn about the project and provide input regarding existing active transportation concerns and desired improvements on the project web page: www.littletongov.org/MineralMobilityImprovements. Comments are being accepted on the project web page through January 7. Initial community input will be used to identify concerns with existing conditions and will support the development and screening of improvement alternatives. Selection of concepts and project design will occur in 2022, bringing additional opportunities for public comment. Please fill out this survey to provide comments.
The total budget for planning, design, and construction is $2 million. The project is funded using a “Safer Main Streets” grant from the Colorado Department of Transportation. Construction is anticipated to begin in 2023.
After summiting the survey here, please note location-based comments regarding existing safety concerns or other existing transportation issues and make suggestions for specific improvements on this comment map.
August 4, 2021, 9:54 AM
The Littleton Center reopened to the public July 12 with new guidelines and restrictions in a post-pandemic environment. Over the course of the pandemic, the City of Littleton transitioned many services to online options. The city would like to gain feedback regarding these services and continuing with both in-person and online options moving forward. Please take this brief survey to provide your feedback.
May 7, 2021, 3:50 PM
Welcome to Envision Littleton Unified Land Use Code and our work together with you to plan for the next 20 years! Over the last two years we have worked with you to create a unifying vision, an updated Comprehensive Plan, and a Transportation Master Plan. We are now working on the details of how we make community character come to life with much-needed updates to the city's regulatory framework by launching conversations with the community to update land use codes/zoning and transition to a Unified Land Use Code. Take this brief survey to let us know your thoughts on housing in Littleton. Then head to EnvisionLittleton.org to learn more about the project.
April 28, 2021, 3:53 PM
Welcome to Envision Littleton Unified Land Use Code and our work together with you to plan for the next 20 years! Over the last two years we have worked with you to create a unifying vision, an updated Comprehensive Plan, and a Transportation Master Plan. We are now working on the details of how we make community character come to life with much-needed updates to the city's regulatory framework by launching conversations with the community to update land use codes/zoning and transition to a Unified Land Use Code. Take this brief survey to let us know your thoughts on Littleton's local economy. Then head to EnvisionLittleton.org to learn more about the project.
April 2, 2021, 9:45 AM
Provide feedback on the creation of the draft Unified Land Use Code for #Littleton by watching this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEY1WFo1RvQ and taking a brief survey:
More information on the project can be found at EnvisionLittleton.org
February 12, 2021, 3:37 PM
Littleton City Council confirmed during their February 2, 2021 study session that the Unified Land Use Code (ULUC) is their top priority this year. The current city land use and zoning codes have created growth patterns that aren’t consistent with the Envision Littleton Vision and Comprehensive Plan adopted in 2019. The ULUC will consolidate the city’s regulatory documents, streamline procedures, and emphasize the quality of the built environment throughout the city. As part of the ULUC, the city has hosted a series of virtual webinars to gain input and guide the process. On Wednesday, February 10, the fifth Envision studio drew together community members to discuss the future of neighborhoods as we transition to a Unified Land Use Code (ULUC). Don't worry if you missed it, watch the Webinar by visiting EnvisionLittleton.org and then participate in the polling by taking this brief survey to add your input.
December 17, 2020, 8:33 AM
The final Envision Studio for 2020 was held on December 14 to continue discussions about the look and feel of Littleton for the next 20 years. The focus was on the type, quality, and character of development along the corridors of Santa Fe, Broadway, Littleton Boulevard, and Belleview Avenue. The goal of the studio was also to refine community preferences and build consensus about the key ingredients of good design. Please view the presentation by visiting EnvisionLittleton.org and then take this brief survey to let us know what you think.
December 17, 2020, 8:30 AM
Do you love the arts? The Littleton Arts and Culture Commission encourages and supports the areas of visual arts, theatre, film, music, dance, history, and humanities. The Commission wants to hear from residents and visitors about their perceptions of the strengths and weaknesses of arts and cultural events in the community. This brief survey will provide feedback to the commission and staff on arts and culture programs prior to COVID-19.
December 14, 2020, 11:44 AM
South Suburban Parks and Recreation (SSPR) a community-driven organization that provides both indoor and outdoor recreation amenities to six communities and three counties in the southern metropolitan area of Denver, Colorado. SSPR is considering making improvements to Ida Park. Please take this survey to provide feedback on what changes you would like to see.
South Suburban Parks and Recreation (SSPR) es una organización impulsada por la comunidad que ofrece servicios de recreación tanto en interiores como al aire libre a seis comunidades y tres condados en el área metropolitana del sur de Denver, Colorado. SSPR está considerando hacer mejoras en el Parque Ida. Por favor responda esta encuesta para proporcionar comentarios sobre los cambios que le gustaría ver.
December 14, 2020, 11:42 AM
South Suburban Parks and Recreation (SSPR) a community-driven organization that provides both indoor and outdoor recreation amenities to six communities and three counties in the southern metropolitan area of Denver, Colorado. SSPR is considering making improvements to Berry Park. Please take this survey to provide feedback on what changes you would like to see.
South Suburban Parks and Recreation (SSPR) es una organización impulsada por la comunidad que ofrece servicios de recreación tanto en interiores como al aire libre a seis comunidades y tres condados en el área metropolitana del sur de Denver, Colorado. SSPR está considerando hacer mejoras en el Parque Berry. Por favor responda esta encuesta para proporcionar comentarios sobre los cambios que le gustaría ver.
June 22, 2020, 11:50 AM
The City of Littleton is looking to enhance its efforts to promote Littleton as a unique destination, drive tourism and expand our economy. As area residents, visitors and stakeholders who know Littleton best, your input is very important as we craft our messaging and plan our strategies for the future.
May 1, 2020, 12:50 PM
The City of Littleton is requesting your participation in an anonymous survey about the impacts of COVID-19 to your daily life.
Whatever your answer is, even if it's "no impact," we want to hear from you! Why? Because your answers here will help better inform the city staff of ongoing priorities to help support the greatest needs in our community during COVID-19.
The survey is not a healthcare survey. It is to understand the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on your personal and professional life. This survey is intended for Littleton residents only and it will take less than 5 minutes.
Would you like to sign up to receive weekly communication from the City of Littleton? Click here.
March 6, 2020, 2:28 PM
The City of Littleton is currently updating its zoning regulations and integrating them into a new Unified Land Use Code (ULUC). The goal of this phase in the project is to continue conversations with the community on transitioning to a ULUC that will build on the future land use and character map developed as part of the Comprehensive Plan. The first phase of this project is focused on Downtown Littleton. https://www.opentownhall.com/portals/166/Issue_8360
April 26, 2019, 2:07 PM
There are proposed changes to the Site Development Plan (SDP) section of the Littleton City Code. The proposed changes would create the minor and major SDP types with major SDP's allowing for residents within 300 ft. to appeal the approval or denial of the SDP.
March 26, 2019, 1:44 PM
Envision Littleton is a community-driven process to plan for the next 10-20 years and was launched during the spring of 2018. Included in Littleton's Comprehensive Plan will be the creation of the city's first-ever Transportation Master Plan as well as updates to codes and zoning. But first, how much do you know about the City of Littleton? Take this quiz to find out!
March 4, 2019, 11:39 AM
Littleton wants your opinion... what do you think were the most important moments in Littleton's history and what do they tell us about the future?
August 8, 2018, 9:13 AM
The Department of Public Works is kicking off an evaluation of the Santa Fe Drive & Mineral Avenue intersection. The purpose of the study will be to identify solutions to the safety and congestion issues at the intersection. Because a long-term solution (such as a grade-separated interchange like at Santa Fe Drive & Belleview Avenue) may be very expensive, we are also examining the feasibility of short-term, more affordable fixes to the intersection. As part of this effort, we need your feedback. We will be holding open houses at key points in the study, but as we launch this effort, we would like to hear from you first to inform the study and guide our process. Please provide your thoughts on this critical intersection in our community.
April 19, 2018, 6:22 PM
We want to hear from you!
As the City of Littleton works to update the Downtown Littleton Design Standards, we are seeking feedback from the public.
To review the standards and share your feedback, click here.
March 27, 2018, 4:22 PM
As the City of Littleton works to create a plan for the Belleview Avenue corridor, we are seeking feedback from the public.
To review the plan and share your feedback, click here.
Your feedback will be used to shape the draft plan.
September 30, 2016, 2:57 PM
What are your priorities for the City's budget in 2017?
The Littleton City Council and executive team concluded three nights of budget work sessions and developed a proposed budget that will be considered on first reading October 18 with second reading and public hearing scheduled for November 1. The $110 million budget for 2017 is focused on public safety and investment in infrastructure. Funds for street rehabilitation will be at an all-time high, increased by 32 percent from $1.9 million in 2016 to over $2.5 million to address street pavement maintenance and another $1.0 million for infrastructure improvements including sidewalks and traffic signals.
Some highlights of the budget include: four new police officers to respond to increased calls for service; more fire dispatchers on duty during peak call hours; a new Engine 14 and Ladder 18; pedestrian-activated flashing beacons on Mineral Avenue at Lee Gulch and on Prince Street at Little’s Creek; new playgrounds at Promise and Elati Parks; a new shelter, restroom and parking at Progress Park; and renovation of the ball fields at Bowles Grove Park. Downtown Littleton will see upgraded maintenance for sidewalks, ramps, crosswalks, and curb and gutter, focusing on Main Street and Alamo Avenue.
Citizens are encouraged to provide comments on the proposed budget by attending the public hearing November 1, by sharing their thoughts at openlittleton.org, or by tweaking and submitting their own budget choices using the city's new online budget-planning tool.
June 1, 2016, 1:59 PM
South Suburban Park and Recreation District (SSPR) is currently working with the City of Littleton and consultant Architerra Group to update the master plan of Progress Park (https://www.ssprd.org/progress-park). This project is jointly funded by Arapahoe County Open Space Grant Program, South Suburban Park and Recreation District and the City of Littleton. SSPR has held one public input meeting and is seeking additional input from the surrounding community. Public input is important to this process and we would like to know about the current uses in the park and the future needs of the surrounding community. Please participate in the quick six-question survey! In addition to these comments, we invite you to attend a public input meeting at Buck Community Recreation Center on Thursday June 9, 2016 at 7pm.
April 22, 2016, 3:02 PM
The City Council will be considering on first reading on May 3, 2016, an ordinance to allow retail marijuana stores in the city. Currently, Littleton allows a maximum of four medical marijuana stores to operate and prohibits retail operations. If retail is allowed, should Littleton maintain a maximum of four marijuana stores? Should existing medical marijuana store locations that were in operation before the city established distance buffers from schools, parks, daycare facilities and other such centers be "grandfathered" in place if they transition to selling retail? Please participate in the survey to provide your opinion. Thank you!
February 23, 2016, 9:17 AM
Due to technical difficulties, the original question did not include the proposed sign graphics illustrating the two options. The graphic has now been added to the question and is also included in this announcement. As a reminder, this poll will close on the morning of Friday, February 26.
February 22, 2016, 11:35 AM
The City and South Suburban Parks and Recreation are nearing completion of a new trail sign design for the Mary Carter Greenway Trail and need residents' opinions on how to orient trail maps that appear on some of the signs. This is a quick-turn around poll and will be closed on Friday morning to public input as we need to complete the sign design. The poll is: Pertaining to new signage along the Mary Carter Greenway Trail, should north always be at the top of the map or should the map be oriented to how a person is traveling on the trail (example: if a person is traveling south, should C470 be at the top?)?
January 21, 2016, 4:39 PM
January 21, 2016, 4:29 PM
The City is working with South Suburban Parks and Recreation to address improvements at Sterne Park in Littleton ( https://www.ssprd.org/sterne-park ) and will be pursuing a grant from Arapahoe County Open Space to assist in funding the improvements. We need to understand your priorities for the park. Please take the short four question survey regarding the improvements. Of note: This survey will only be open until February 1. Thanks for participating!
September 8, 2015, 5:58 PM
The Littleton City Council recently delayed final action on Ordinance 84 of 2015 to Tuesday, November 3 with the desire to obtain more public input. Ordinance 84 includes provisions to 1) regulate electronic smoking devices by treating them in the same manner as cigarettes; and 2) restrict the places in downtown where smoking would be allowed.
Two questions are now available on OpenLittleton.org regarding E-Cigarettes and Downtown Smoking Restrictions. Please provide your opinion on these important public policy issues. Thanks for participating!
August 5, 2015, 10:11 AM
We want your opinion! The City Council will soon be reviewing a change in existing law to allow downtown merchants to display their merchandise on the public sidewalk every day of the year under defined criteria. Currently, merchants are allowed displays on sidewalks three days per month. Do you support or oppose the change and why?
July 22, 2015, 1:39 PM
Would you support a smoking ban, including electronic smoking, in the outdoor public spaces in the downtown area?
Click the link to participate in this poll.
April 10, 2015, 3:29 PM
The City of Littleton Planning Board requests our citizens read the two documents provided (Invite and draft Plan update) for their neighborhood and provide comments to be shared with the planning board. What do you think of the proposed changes? Click the link below.
March 25, 2015, 2:11 PM
We need your input on a master plan for Reynolds Landing. Make a priority list of improvements by clicking on the link.
March 2, 2015, 5:25 PM
An accessory dwelling unit (ADU) is a smaller, secondary dwelling unit on the same lot or within a house, attached house, or manufactured home. Because of the possible benefits of ADUs, cities may provide incentives for the construction of ADUs. But to ensure neighborhood character is maintained, cities may adopt standards for the additional housing units. Tell us what you think about accessory dwelling units?
January 22, 2015, 12:35 PM
The City is investigating options for providing residential trash service through private companies. In the next few months, the City will be releasing an RFP for private haulers to competitively bid to offer service to residents of Littleton. There are two primary reasons the City is investigating this option: 1) through economies of scale, we may be able to achieve more affordable trash and recycling services for Littleton residents, and 2) to reduce the wear and tear on City streets by reducing the number of trash trucks operating in Littleton. Other than reducing street maintenance costs, there is no financial benefit to the City in contracting residential trash service. Additionally, it is only under investigation; issuing an RFP to trash companies does not obligate the City Council to act.
Please participate in the poll. Your comments are appreciated. Thank you!
December 12, 2014, 2:04 PM
Currently the City of Littleton bills for sewer and storm water once a year in June. The City provides a "reminder" statement in July to note the total payment is due in August. If delinquent, an additional statement is sent noting total payment is due by Oct. 15. If a balance is owed after Oct. 15, collection moves to the county of the resident for payment through property taxes.
Would it be helpful for residents to receive quarterly statements throughout the year, allowing for additional "reminders" and payment options, rather than receive the single bill in June?
November 10, 2014, 12:27 PM
The City is currently reviewing the continued use of red-light cameras and curious our residents' thoughts of the cameras. Do you support, oppose, or are neutral on their use and why?
Background: The City has had red-light traffic cameras at select intersections for a number of years. Installed due to safety concerns at high-volume instersections (example: Littleton High School students crossing at Broadway and Littleton Blvd.), the red-light cameras will snap a photo of the driver, vehicle postion and license plate of a vehicle that runs a red light. The photos are reviewed by an officer and if deemed a violation, a ticket is issued.
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October 2, 2014, 10:59 AM
Find out what the city is doing to attract businesses to Littleton. We want to know what types of businesses do you think are necessary for sustainable economic vitality in Littleton? Follow the link to find out more and to give your opinion.
October 2, 2014, 10:48 AM
July 28, 2014, 8:29 AM
Should the Littleton City Council consider regulation on the use of electronic cigarettes in public places, regulating their use in the same manner as smoking tobacco or marijuana is currently regulated in public places? Take the poll and let us know what you think.
July 3, 2014, 10:26 AM
The City of Littleton is embarking on a process to make the city-related information that is most desired by our citizens easily accessible. Do you want to know about events, council happenings, budget, new developments, code enforcement issues, response times for fire and police, paving and snowplowing information, crime data or ???? Please let us know the top three to five pieces of information you want from the city and we'll work to bring it to you in an easily accessible manner.
Let us know what you think.
July 1, 2014, 2:36 PM
Find out what the city is doing to attract retail development in Littleton and tell us what you'd like to see.
June 26, 2014, 2:25 PM
The city's annual budget process has started and the city wants your input on priorities. Over the next two months, city staff will be working with the city manager in preparing the 2015 Proposed Budget. This budget will be reviewed by the city council on September 8-9 at the Littleton Center. In order to obtain additional public input, the city would like your opinion in ranking ten budget priorities.
June 10, 2014, 7:08 AM
What would you want to see or what would be your vision for redevelopment along Broadway? ie: new parks, improved pedestrian/bike environment, trails, retail, commercial/office/services, hotels, what types of retail or services? etc.
Tell us what you'd like to see.
June 10, 2014, 7:04 AM
Why is retail so important to Littleton and why you should “shop local”?
When you shop in Littleton, 3% of the 7.25% you pay in sales tax is paid to the city. Sales tax is 80% of the total tax revenue collected by the city and that’s what pays for services. Most local business owners and their employees spend their money in Littleton and when you buy from local businesses you’re helping to sustain and grow revenues and create local employment opportunities.
What makes you shop outside of Littleton?
It's your turn to weigh in.
May 20, 2014, 11:11 PM
The City of Littleton is beginning the process of amending the neighborhood plans for the community. As a starting point we are asking residents to give us their input on whether various neighborhood aspects or issues are a Strength, Weakness, Opportunity or Threat. For instance, parks within a neighborhood may be a strength, but also be an opportunity to display public art.
May 13, 2014, 10:16 AM
For the City of Littleton downtown signage and wayfinding project, there are three (3) design options that draw from the character, culture and sense of place within the downtown core. What do you think about the options? What works? What doesn't? Select your favorite design for Littleton's downtown signage and way finding project.