Regional Government Affairs Update December 12, 2019 ❄🎉🎊

    In this issue… LOCAL Boulder County Highway 119 Update Longmont Council to Consider Metro District Policy Change Larimer County Septic Transfer of Title Inspections Fort Collins Council Moves Forward with Plan to Preserve Mobile Home Parks  Loveland Samson Joins City Council Weld County Greeley Zasada Wins! Hall Elected Mayor Pro Tem STATE NewContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update December 12, 2019 ❄🎉🎊”

Regional Government Affairs Update November 26, 2019 🦃 🍂❄

November 26, 2019 In this issue… LOCAL Boulder County Longmont Rodriguez Elected Mayor Pro Tem Additional Requirements For Riparian Developments Larimer County Fort Collins Final Vote on Stadium Rezoning Postponed Loveland Mayor Comments on Election Council To Discuss Metro Districts — Again NATION Rent Control Lawsuit Flood Insurance Extended LOCAL Boulder County Longmont Rodriguez Elected Mayor ProContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update November 26, 2019 🦃 🍂❄”

Regional Government Affairs Update November 14, 2019 🍂🏡🌄

  November 14, 2019 In this issue… LOCAL Boulder County Boulder More Diverse New Council Longmont Real Estate Loses Ally Larimer County Issue 1A Fails Fort Collins Council Narrowly Approves Stadium Rezoning Loveland Incumbents Re-elected Ballot Issues Fail Weld County District 6 Bond Measure Passes Greeley One Seat Remains Undecided COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® PropositionContinue reading “Regional Government Affairs Update November 14, 2019 🍂🏡🌄”

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® CARContinue reading “Government Affairs Update10-24-2019”

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) andContinue reading “Government Affairs: Nation”

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 legislativeContinue reading “Government Affairs: State”

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 passesContinue reading “Government Affairs: Region”

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 approveContinue reading “Government Affairs: Fort Collins”

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. AllContinue reading “Government Affairs: Longmont”

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 saidContinue reading “Government Affairs: Greeley”