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Government Affairs: Berthoud

April 10, 2019 Trustees Approve Plat for Harvest Ridge Berthoud is continuing to add more residential rooftops. Formerly known as Arbor Ridge, Harvest Ridge was annexed into Berthoud last year. The property is located west of Larimer County Road 17 (Berthoud Parkway) and south of Ludlow Farms and totals 39.25 acres. The new proposal would consist… Continue reading Government Affairs: Berthoud

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Governmental Affairs Local Update Larimer County: Thompson School Board Approves Ballot Language

Larimer County Thompson School Board Approves Ballot Language The Thompson School Board approved ballot language for a $13.8 million mill levy override and a $149 million bond for the November election. The bond will pay for upgrading school building safety, security and fire alarm systems, tackling backlogged maintenance, building a new kindergarten through eighth-grade school… Continue reading Governmental Affairs Local Update Larimer County: Thompson School Board Approves Ballot Language

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Berthoud: Mulvihill Wins Special Election

Steve Mulvihill, a retired businessman with military experience, decisively won the August 9 special election in Berthoud, taking 49 percent of the vote in the three candidate race. This ends the saga which began in April when Pete Cowdin ran unopposed for mayor but resigned the day he was supposed to be sworn in. Now, with… Continue reading Berthoud: Mulvihill Wins Special Election

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Berthoud: LBAR Endorses Mulvihill

Following the recommendation of the Government Affairs Committee, LBAR’s Board of Directors voted to endorse Steve Mulvihill for mayor of Berthoud and contribute to his campaign using local CARPAC funds. LBAR supports private property rights, economic development and good planning to preserve Berthoud’s future. Steve wants to protect the town’s infrastructure, support the downtown and… Continue reading Berthoud: LBAR Endorses Mulvihill

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Berthoud: Special Election Set for August 9

Three candidates will vie for the mayor’s seat in a special election scheduled for August 9. The candidates include Steve Mulvihill, a retired businessman http://steve4berthoud.com, Jim Russo, a former Berthoud trustee and planning commission member in the 1990s http://www.russoformayor.com, and May Soricelli, who occasionally reports for the Berthoud Surveyor newspaper https://www.facebook.com/MayForMayor/. All three candidates will… Continue reading Berthoud: Special Election Set for August 9

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Berthoud: Trustees Contribute to I-25

On May 10th the Berthoud Board of Trustees voted to support CDOT’s TIGER transportation grant application for I-25 by contributing $25,000 as part of the local match. The Trustees should be commended for the contribution – Berthoud will not benefit directly since the grant, if approved, will improve I-25 between SH 14 and SH 402.… Continue reading Berthoud: Trustees Contribute to I-25

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Berthoud: Mayor-Elect Resigns

Pete Cowdin, who ran unopposed for mayor of Berthoud, abruptly announced his decision to resign the day he was supposed to be sworn into office. In a public letter Cowdin said incessant pressure from a newly elected trustee to appoint him mayor pro tem triggered a stress-related heart issue and Cowdin decided to resign based… Continue reading Berthoud: Mayor-Elect Resigns

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Berthoud: Disappointing Election in Berthoud

Jeff Hindman (a former trustee), Will Karspeck, son of the former mayor ,Brian Laak and Kelly Dunkelberger won Board of Trustee seats. LBAR endorsed Dunkelberger, as well as two candidates who were not elected, Lorna Greene and incumbent trustee Dick Shepard. Pete Cowdin, a retired REALTOR, ran uncontested for mayor. This could be a very… Continue reading Berthoud: Disappointing Election in Berthoud

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Berthoud: Candidate List Finalized for Election

On April 5 Berthoud voters will select a new mayor and four new trustees. The Board consists of a mayor and six trustees. Only (retired Realtor) Pete Cowdin has announced for mayor but there are nine candidates for four trustee seats. Three of the winning candidates will serve four-year terms and one will serve a… Continue reading Berthoud: Candidate List Finalized for Election

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Berthoud: Trustees Clarify Water Policy

On July 28 the Board of Trustees discussed a few clarifications to the Town’s 2014 Water Master Plan and conflicting language in the Town’s development code. Developers needed clarification on raw water requirements for different types of common areas, including open spaces and parks. For example, “natural areas” and “native vegetation” have different water requirements.… Continue reading Berthoud: Trustees Clarify Water Policy