Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Government Affairs: State of Colorado

July 12, 2019 Colorado Law Hindering SB-181 According to the Denver Business Journal, state law has emerged as a surprise obstacle to regulators hiring administrative law judges to help make decisions about permits for drilling new oil and gas wells. Senate Bill 181 included a provision allowing the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC)… Continue reading Government Affairs: State of Colorado

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

Government Affairs: Greeley

July 12, 2019 City to Recommend Interior Sprinklers on New Homes Greeley’s Chief Building Official, Tim Swanson, says the City’s Construction Trades Advisory and Appeals Board (CTAAB) is recommending residential fire sprinklers inside all new single-family and duplex homes as part of the 2018 revisions to the International Residential Code (IRC). Sprinklers have been part… Continue reading Government Affairs: Greeley

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Larimer, Govt Loveland

Government Affairs: Loveland

July 12, 2019 Staff Provides Development Services Update On June 25 the City Council received an update on development-related current and future projects. Chief Building Inspector Samantha Everett said in response to developers’ requests, her division is working on a plan to implement online payment for building permits. She also said there is a trend… Continue reading Government Affairs: Loveland

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

Government Affairs: Fort Collins

July 12, 2019 City Tweaking STR Regulations Without discussion, the Fort Collins City Council passed an ordinance on the consent calendar that will change the renewal date for short-term rental (STR) licenses from December 31 to June 30. Staff said the adjustment would help streamline year-end tax activity. Current licenses will have an extra six… Continue reading Government Affairs: Fort Collins

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

Government Affairs: Longmont

July 12, 2019 Development Moratorium Nixed On June 25 Councilmember Joan Peck made a motion to lift the development moratorium in Longmont, but since the Council had never actually imposed a moratorium, the motion was unnecessary, said Mayor Brian Bagley. Peck said she’d heard concerns from developers that prompted her to make the motion. Councilmember… Continue reading Government Affairs: Longmont

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Boulder

Government Affairs: Boulder County

July 12, 2019 Oil and Gas Moratorium It didn’t take long for the County to change its mind about an oil and gas moratorium. In anticipation of a new drilling application from Crestone Peak Resources, last week the Boulder County Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt an emergency moratorium on processing applications from oil and gas operators. “Oil… Continue reading Government Affairs: Boulder County

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

Government Affairs: Firestone

June 20, 2019 Town Board Approves Water Deal Firestone’s Town Board approved a resolution on June 12 that will allow developers to satisfy their water dedication requirements west of Interstate 25. Because of the limited availability of Colorado-Big Thompson (CBT) water shares, there hasn’t been development west of I-25 on vacant property annexed into the… Continue reading Government Affairs: Firestone