The race for Broomfield’s first three marijuana licenses is formally over.
The three fortunate candidates randomly chosen throughout Tuesday’s lottery included Buena Suerte Firm LLC, Magnolia Street, Inc and LivWell XIV, LLC. Three alternates have been additionally chosen. They’re Circe Therapeutics Colorado, LLC, LP Administration Firm LLC, and Hearth Broomfield LLC.
The candidates who weren’t chosen included Centroid Holding, Inc, Igadi, LTD, The Inexperienced Answer, LLC and Yuma BKRM LLC.
The lottery course of, held within the Broomfield Metropolis Council chambers, included an preliminary pull to assign every applicant with a numbered ball, adopted with the pull for the three licenses and three alternates.
These licenses have been a very long time coming. Final March, retail and medical marijuana gross sales in Broomfield have been accredited by Metropolis Council, however the software course of went by way of an extended paus final yr following a lawsuit towards the town and county clerk by Terrapin Care Station in September 2021 after a number of entities weren’t disqualified after submitting a number of functions.
In January, the Broomfield Metropolis Council handed an ordinance which modified the language of the applying course of. In response to earlier reporting by the Broomfield Enterprise, the ordinance addresses the “dispute over individually owned however affiliated entities,” in accordance with the modification. The ordinance added “associates” and “affiliated entities” to the restrictions that every proprietor might submit just one software, added definitions for the time period “affiliate” and “proprietor,” and made different relative adjustments.
The appliance course of was reopened on Jan. 24, and a listing of candidates with all duplicates eliminated was printed on Broomfield’s web site.
On Feb. 16, the choice committee, which was made up of workers from Group Improvement and Planning, Broomfield Police Division, Public Well being and Atmosphere, Strategic Initiatives and Financial Vitality and Improvement, submitted a finalized report itemizing the 10 candidates who had been vetted throughout the brand new software evaluation course of.
Broomfield Metropolis and County Clerk Erika Delaney Lew mentioned the licenses might be distributed upon completion of the state licensing course of.