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Government Affairs Update10-24-2019

October 24, 2019 In this issue... LOCAL Boulder County Boulder Additional Height Approved as Community Benefit Longmont Partnership Creates Longmont Mobile Home Co-op City Adopting New Flood Maps Council Adopts Sustainability Evaluation System Larimer County Loveland Fierros Withdraws From Council Race 402 Plan Adopted Weld County Greeley Energy Plan Approved COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® CAR… Continue reading Government Affairs Update10-24-2019

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Nation

Government Affairs: Nation

Sebtember 27, 2019 EPA To Repeal WOTUS Chair Kathy McQuilkin represented NAR members and the real estate industry at a recent EPA-sponsored WOTUS repeal event. She outlined REALTOR® support of the White House's move to an audience at the National Association of Manufacturers' offices in Washington, DC.  EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, Congressmen Sam Graves (R-MO) and… Continue reading Government Affairs: Nation

Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Government Affairs: State

September 27, 2019 What is Proposition CC? Colorado voters will decide if the State should be allowed to keep future surplus revenue that otherwise would be refunded to taxpayers because of the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR). This question was referred to the voters by the legislature, via HB19-1279, which passed during the 2019 legislative… Continue reading Government Affairs: State

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Government Affairs: Region

September 27, 2019 More Funding for I-25 On September 10th transportation advocates were pleased to learn that nearly $7 million in federal grant money was awarded to the Colorado Department of Transportation’s I-25 North Project to fund work around the I-25/Colo. 56 interchange in Berthoud. The Berthoud improvements include rebuilding the interchange so the interstate passes… Continue reading Government Affairs: Region

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Fort Collins

Government Affairs: Fort Collins

September 27, 2019 Council Debates Metro District Project The Fort Collins City Council voted 4-3 against a resolution approving the service plan for the Northfield Metro District(s) on September 17. Councilmembers Cunniff, Pignataro, Gorgol and Gutowski voted to reject the service plan, while Mayor Troxell, Mayor pro tem Stephens and Ken Summers voted to approve… Continue reading Government Affairs: Fort Collins

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder, Govt Longmont

Government Affairs: Longmont

September 27, 2019 Council Discusses Inclusionary Loophole On September 24 the consideration of a proposal to meet inclusionary housing requirements with an alternative agreement led to a motion to revise the City’s Inclusionary Housing (IH) ordinance. A developer had asked for the voluntary agreement to move forward with a project at 708-710 Martin Street. All… Continue reading Government Affairs: Longmont

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt Greeley

Government Affairs: Greeley

September 27, 2019 City Revises Raw Water Policy On September 24 the Greeley City Council unanimously approved an ordinance revising its raw water requirements for commercial and multi-family developments. Sean Chambers, the City’s Water and Sewer Director explained that the last time the City revised its raw water requirement was 30 years ago. Chambers said… Continue reading Government Affairs: Greeley

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder

Government Affairs: Boulder County

September 27, 2019 Planning Board Approves Revised Alpine-Balsam Plan This week the Boulder Planning Board voted unanimously to forward a limited redevelopment plan to the City Council for the Alpine-Balsam area. The site includes the old Boulder Community Hospital, which was purchased by the City for $40 million four years ago. Residents from the area… Continue reading Government Affairs: Boulder County

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Nation

Government Affairs: Nation

September 13, 2019 NAR’S Talking Points on the Administration's GSE Proposal The Trump Administration has released a blueprint for getting the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs), Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, out of conservatorship and for modernizing the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The plan involves potential administrative, regulatory, and legislative changes-and it's the start of a process… Continue reading Government Affairs: Nation

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt Greeley

Government Affairs: Greeley

September 13, 2019 Building Code Updates Approved On September 3 the Greeley City Council unanimously adopted recommended updates to the City’s building codes after a brief public hearing with one exception. The residential sprinkler provision for fire suppression in single-family homes and duplexes, which had been recommended by staff, had been removed during the first… Continue reading Government Affairs: Greeley