The City’s phased plan to reopen facilities and services is based on our commitment to protect City staff and residents, and in adherence with the most up-to-date State of Colorado and Boulder County public health orders. To learn more about which City facilities have reopened or plan to reopen, visit the COVID-19 webpage.

The Local Licensing Authority reviews new and renewal applications for liquor licenses as well as medical and retail marijuana licenses, conducts public hearings on new licenses, reviews alleged violations of state and local regulations, and, if necessary, conducts show cause hearings.

The Authority consists of five members and one associate. All members are appointed by the City Council to serve four-year terms. Licensing Authority Rules of Procedure.

Regular meetings are held on the 4th Monday of each month at City Hall. Agendas for each meeting are posted in the foyer of City Hall, at the Library, at the Police Department/Municipal Court Building, at the Recreation Center, and on this site.

2020 Local Licensing Authority Members

John Carlson
Elizabeth Kaufman
Marguerite Lipton
Matthew Machado
Nancy Newell

How do I contact the Local Licensing Authority? If you’re interested in contacting the Authority to ask a question or provide public comment regarding an issue, please send an email to the staff liaison or call 303.335.4574. Authority members also receive mail at City Hall, 749 Main Street. Please be sure to include Local Licensing Authority on the envelope.The staff liaison will include any questions or comments in the public meeting packet. Please note that any information submitted to the Authority is available for public review under the Colorado Open Records Act.

Meeting materials: The City keeps agendas, meeting packets, and minutes for the Authority. Items for the current calendar year are kept on this site and previous year's are kept in the City's Digital Records Repository. Current meeting agendas and packets are posted to this no later than site the Friday prior to the meeting.

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